Audio and Webinar and Distance Learning

LeadingAge Ohio, in collaboration with Optum Hospice Pharmacy Services, strives to meet the educational needs of our members with our HospiLearn webinar series that is second to none. These classes are free of charge for LeadingAge Ohio members.

Note: Continuing education is available for a processing fee of only $10 per webinar.

November 2020

December 2020

Distance Learning

Member organizations of LeadingAge Ohio have the opportunity to offer discounted continuing education through the Ohio State University Office of Geriatrics and Interprofessional Aging Studies. Employees at qualifying organizations will receive free registration and 10% off all modules in the distance education programs indicated below. The Health Literacy modules are free to anyone registered with a valid Ohio address. 


Access the User Guide to learn how to access the modules and receive your member discount. 

 

Topics in Gerontology

Topics in Gerontology is an online distance education program that is appropriate for a wide audience of learners interested in continuing education and professional development in aging. Whether you are a seasoned gerontology professional or new to the field, you will find modules that are enlightening and helpful in your service to older adults. Currently there are 15 modules available that were developed by interprofessional faculty from the Ohio State University.

LeadingAge Ohio members receive free registration and 10% off all modules!


Sunset Logo

The Series to Understand and Support End-of-Life Transitions (SUNSET) is an online distance education program that is appropriate for a wide audience of learners interested in continuing education and professional development in end-of-life care.  With 11 modules currently available, gain greater knowledge in end-of-life care so that you may effectively use your skills as a provider of care in the long-term services and supports network while earning valuable continuing education credit.

LeadingAge Ohio members receive free registration and 10% off all modules!


Mind-Body STREAM

Mind-Body Skills Training for Resilience, Effectiveness and Mindfulness (STREAM) program is an online education program for health professionals to learn and practice skills aimed at promoting resilience in the face of stress, improving clinical effectiveness in helping patients and becoming more mindful in daily life. Using scientific research in mind-body skills you will engage in reflective practices and use online recordings of evidence-based mind-body practices. The 12 modules currently available will provide helpful information and practices to address the needs of the patients and clients for whom you care.

LeadingAge Ohio members receive free registration and 10% off all modules in addition to volume discounts!


Health Literacy Distance Education Program

The Ohio State University Health Literacy distance education modules offer comprehensive professional development and continuing education in the field of health literacy.  The program is appropriate for physicians, nurses, therapists, counselors and all other health care professionals providing direct or indirect patient care. The 11 modules currently available will help you build valuable knowledge and skills to more effectively communicate orally and in writing with people who have limited literacy skills.

LeadingAge Ohio members who live in the state of Ohio receive free registration and access to all modules!

Need Help?

Debbie Boggs, RN

Debbie Boggs

Education Specialist
614-545-9017
dboggs@leadingageohio.org

  • Manages all aspects of education for the association
  • Ensures all aspects of the Continuing Education (CE) process are followed
  • Assists with the planning and development of all the association sponsored/co-sponsored educational programs
  • Works with internal and external customers and members to ensure professional development functions    

Karen Lowe

Karen Lowe

Education and Special Projects Coordinator
614-545-9036
klowe@leadingageohio.org 

  • Assists with coordination of all professional education events, including planning, development, and implementation
  • Assists with coordination of special projects and initiatives, including Leadership Academy, Employer of Choice and ltcGAIN
  • Assists with all Continuing Education credentialing requirements and processes

Anne Shelley, MBA, BSN, RN

Anne Shelley

Director of Professional Development & HH/Hospice Regulatory Relations
614-545-9030
ashelley@leadingageohio.org 

  • Reviews state and federal policies and regulations and provides technical and regulatory support to Home Health and Hospice members
  • Works with state and federal agencies and regulatory bodies to develop policy and rules for the home health and hospice industry
  • Provides education for hospice and palliative care providers related to regulatory and operational issues
  • Responsible for overseeing all educational offerings provided by LeadingAge Ohio
Our national partner, LeadingAge, is an association of 6,000 not-for-profit organizations dedicated to expanding the world of possibilities for aging. Together, we advance policies, promote practices and conduct research that support, enable and empower people to live fully as they age.