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Mission Statement

The Center's mission is to promote the highest standards of geriatric care in the nation for the benefit of the citizens of Texas using advances in technology, research, and education.

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Our Center Videos


Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Introduction

Our Educational Series

Phase 1:

Anti-psychotic Drug Reduction Issues

In this series of modules, a thorough review of anti-psychotic medications, their use and misuse are covered for physicians, nurse practitioners, directors of nursing, administrators, nurses and nurses’ aids. No one is left out of this very important topic.

Phase 2:

Advanced Geriatric Practice

In this series, the learner experienced in geriatric care is challenged to take on a higher level of skills and knowledge through courses designed to improve outcomes in and outside of the nursing homes of Texas.

Phase 3:

Transition to Practice

In this series we offer an array of educational activities for the new nurse needing support and guidance as she moves into long term care and geriatric practice. This series of modules will also be useful to the nurse who wants to move into gerontology from another practice setting.

Phase 4:


Stay Tuned! We will be announcing this module soon.

Long-Term Care Lectures

Gerontological News & Events

This week Dr. Tracie Harrison, the Center's director, was interviewed for a student feature on Austin's Drive a Senior program. The program has been
The course "Supporting Your Antibiotic Stewardship Program" has just been added to our education offerings under Educational Phase 2: Advanced Geriatric Practice. It aims to
Logging in to the Center for Excellence in Long Term Care website and finding the course you want to take just got easier. We
The 3rd edition of Health Care for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities across the Lifespan is available for purchase. This book provides a