Strengthening geriatrics within primary care in Nevada’s aging communities, by developing a strong, high-quality healthcare workforce that harnesses patient and family engagement and improves the overall health of older adults.
Providing IPE training to enhance our healthcare workforce and to deliver integrated geriatrics care services for older adults within primary care settings.
The Nevada Interprofessional Healthy Aging Network (NIHAN) has been awarded a prestigious $3.75 million Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP) grant (#U1QHP33069) by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). This award is granted to improve health outcomes for older adults, by educating a healthcare workforce that maximizes older adult and family engagement, and by promoting Age-Friendly Health Systems and Dementia-Friendly Communities to primary care clinics and geriatric communities.
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