Creating Interprofessional Readiness for Complex & Aging Adults (CIRCAA)

About

This interprofessional curriculum is guided by the Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) competencies, as well as discipline-specific competencies, and the Hartford Foundation’s “4Ms” Framework for age-friendly health systems. The program aims to improve care for complex older adults by enhancing the capacity of clinicians and educators to affect patients, learners, and team members.

The program includes monthly seminars, two in-person overnight retreats, independent study, and a Quality Improvement Project. Monthly seminars consist of active learning and case-based discussions led by an interprofessional team of educators. 

Program Benefits

The CIRCAA program includes monthly seminars, two in-person overnight retreats, independent study, and a Quality Improvement Project. Monthly seminars consist of active learning and case-based discussions led by an interprofessional team of educators.  This learning is designed to:

  • Augment your ability to meet the needs of a complex, aging population
  • Learn core elements of clinical geriatrics
  • Gain the skills needed to foster team-based, gero-friendly initiatives in your workplace
  • Enhance your teaching, practice or research portfolio
  • Catalyze change within your clinical practice or education setting to better serve older adults
  • Strengthen your clinical practice and/or teaching efficacy
  • Develop research and evaluation skills
  • Expand your interprofessional network
  • Become an age-friendly resource for others on your campus or in your practice
  • Continuing Education credits will be offered.

Continuing Education Credit Information (currently pending application approval for 2024-2025)

Jointly Accredited Provider Icon In support of improving patient care, VCU Health Continuing Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 
  VCU Health Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 40.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  
  VCU Health Continuing Education designates this activity for a maximum of 40.0 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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This activity provides 40.0 contact hours (40.0 CEUs) of continuing education credit. ACPE Universal Activity Number (UAN): JA4008237-0000-23-081-L04-P. 

NOTE FOR PHARMACISTS: VCU Health Continuing Education will upload the pharmacy-related continuing education information to CPE Monitor within 60 days of activity completion. Per ACPE rules, VCU Health Continuing Education does not have access nor the ability to upload credits requested more than 60 days
after activity completion. It is the responsibility of the pharmacist or pharmacy technician to provide the correct information [NABP ePID and DOB (in MMDD format)] in order to receive credit for participating in a continuing education activity.

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