Online Education


Online Modules

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Please click here for the following CATCH-ON Modules:

  • Basics Modules about Normal Aging, Managing Multiple Chronic Conditions, Dementia and Working in Teams
  • Person Centered Dementia Care in the Hospital Setting
  • Treatment of Behavioral Changes in Persons with Dementia

We are also offering a Caregiver Skill Building course for family members caring for those with dementia, created by CATCH-ON partner Carol J. Farran, DNSc, RN, FAAN. The course was originally created for family caregivers, but is highly applicable to health care providers as well.

Additional Courses:

  • Healthy IDEAS (Identifying Depression Empowering Activities for Seniors)

    This evidence-based, case-manager implemented, depression self-management program includes screening and assessment, education for clients and family caregivers, referral and linkages to appropriate health professionals, and behavioral activation. For more information, please visit


    Program to Encourage Active, Rewarding Lives for Seniors (PEARLS) is an evidence-based, 8-session, in-home program focusing on behavioral techniques to empower older adults to be more active and engaged in life. For more information, please visit


    Chronic Disease Self-Management (CDSMP) is a six-session course that empowers older adults to take charge of their health, manage chronic illnesses and disabilities, live well and well, and controls health care costs. For more information, please visit

  • Decisional Capacity Training

    This six-module, four hour online training is designed to educate professionals from all health care disciplines about the need for and process of decisional capacity assessment, referral recommendations, and the process of guardianship proceedings.  For more information or to register, please visit

  • DSMP

    Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP) empowers older adults to take charge of their health, manage chronic illnesses and disabilities, live well and well, and controls health care costs in 6 sessions. DSMP is specially designed to empower persons to manage type 2 diabetes. For more information, please visit

  • GITT

    The Geriatric Interdisciplinary Team Training Program (GITT) has trained more than 4000 Rush students and community clinicians. This collaborative training for advanced practice students from multiple disciplines teaches the skills and techniques essential to interdisciplinary team practice. For more information, please visit


    The goal of Interprofessional Education in Pediatrics through Aging (IPEPA) is to prepare advanced practice nursing students and other health profession trainees to function as a deliberative team based work group that is competent in optimizing the health and quality of life for individuals with MCC. For more information, contact Joanne Miller, PhD, APN/GNP-BC:

  • PACE

    The National Program for All-Inclusive Care of the Elderly (PACE) team training is an online 7 hour course that provides education for PACE providers on working effectively in geriatric teams along with case consultation on PACE recipients. National enrollment has been approximately 800 PACE employees from almost 30 states. For more information, please visit

  • Powerful Tools for Caregivers

    Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a 6-week nationally-known, evidence-based curriculum for persons who care for older adults. It uses a train-the-trainer method of dissemination and has been shown to improve self-care behaviors, management of emotions, self-efficacy, and use of community resources. For more information, please visit