AHEC West Collaborates with GGEAR at University of Maryland Baltimore to:
  • Educate Maryland's Future Geriatrics Healthcare Workforce
  • Support Affordable, Accessible Geriatrics Continuing Education
GAIT projects in Western Maryland 
  • University System of Maryland students from different disciplines work in Interprofessional Geriatrics Care Teams
  • Hosted at rural/under-served geriatrics care sites. Teams interview host site clients; share team plan with staff
  • Mentored by GGEAR www.umaryland.edu/gerontology. Implemented by AHEC West
  • Promotes:  Person-Centered Care, Interprofessional Teamwork, Rural/Underserved Practice, Geriatrics Careers
  • To learn more click HERE: 
Fall 2017 GAIT projects hosted by:
INDEPENDENT LIVING, Homewood at Williamsport, Williamsport, MD      
DIAKON ADULT DAY SERVICES, Ravenwood, Hagerstown, MD                                            
Twenty-three (23) Participants from 5 different Disciplines and 6 different schools:  
MEDICINE - University of Maryland School of Medicine, NURSING - Towson University, 
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT - Towson University/CCBC   PHARMACY- Universi ty of Maryland School of Pharmacy, SOCIAL WORK - Salisbury University, University of Maryland Baltimore County

... Share team plan with host site staff

Teams interview host site clients ...


Reaching Out and Working Together with Older Adults
Making the Connections: Where They are and What They Need!

        FRIDAY, DEC. 1, 8 a.m.- Noon in Hagerstown   
                              Details and online registration, click   HERE
No charge to attend; includes CE hours for nursing, psychologists, 
professional counselors and social work.

AHEC  West
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