The Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center (FLGEC) Collaborative Learning Environment® is an online forum focusing on the care of older adults.  It is offered free of charge by the FLGEC through the CollaborNation® website.  The online learning modules are designed with healthcare professionals, aging services professionals and caregivers in mind.   

Registration is FREE and involves creating a user account by providing an e-mail address for user access, and completing participant demographic information (required by HRSA).  E-mail addresses are never shared or used for marketing, only to provide log-in information or for password recovery.  Modules range in duration, but most are approximately one hour and are self-paced. 

Online learning modules currently being offered: Geriatric Assessment, Elder Abuse Prevention, Chiropractic Care for Older Adults, Geriatric Oncology, Suicide in Older Adults, Aging with Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities, The 3Ds: Depression, Dementia, and Delirium, Pain Self-Management, Principles of Geriatric Pharmacotherapy, Mindfulness, Superskilled

Taking the courses are easy, at your convenience and can be used for continuing education unit (CEUs).

  1. Click this link.
  2. Create an account ( you will need to provide an email address )
  3. Browse the catalog for the available courses
  4. Select course(s) you want to take
  5. Take it at your convenience  

New session on Stress First Aid for Long-Term Care Staff

A new learning module has been added to the collaborative learning environment. More info.