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The Minnesota Northstar Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program collaborated with Saint Louis University’s Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gateway Workforce Enhancement Program for a virtual Interprofessional Geriatric Case Competition, with a University of Minnesota team being named the winner.
Christine Mueller, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN, professor, senior executive associate dean for Academic Programs and Long Term Care Professor in Nursing, was appointed to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Committee on the Quality of Care in Nursing Homes.

(Nov. 2020) News from the Center for Aging Science and Care Innovation.

Associate Professor Niloufar Hadidi, PhD, APRN, CNS-BC, FANA, was selected as a Distinguished Educator in Gerontological Nursing from the National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence (NHCGNE) Recognition Program.

(Mar. 2020) News from the Center for Aging Science and Care Innovation.

(October 2019) News from the Center for Aging Science and Care Innovation.

(March 2019) News from the Center for Aging Science and Care Innovation.

(October 2018) News from the Center for Aging Science and Care Innovation.

The Inaugural Interdisciplinary Aging Science and Care Lecture Series was held on October 3, where Professor Kuei-Min Chen, PhD, RN, FAAN, College of Nursing, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan spoke on "Developing and Translating Innovative Exercise Programs for Older Adults". Kuei-Min Chen (PhD '00, MS '96) is an established gerontological health expert working to advance health and well-being of older adults in Taiwan and around the world. She is the 2018 recipient of the University’s GPS Alliance Distinguished Leadership Award for Internationals. Watch the lecture https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tbW1j4Vk8R8

Incontinence associated skin damage is an inflammation of the skin due to irritation and maceration. It is the most common physical complication of incontinence affecting patients in all settings, from critical care to those living in the community. IASD causes discomfort and pain for the patient, increases the risk of other skin damage, such as pressure injury, and raises health care costs.

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