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NICHE Building a more caring future for older adults.

With the aging of the baby boom generation and continuing upward trend of the over-65 hospital patient population, it is more imperative than ever to emphasize geriatrics training. The goal of the Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders (NICHE) program is to provide acute care nurses with the mentorship and resources that support excellence in patient-centered geriatric care.

The NICHE program is active in over 620 hospitals and healthcare facilities in 46 states, Canada, Bermuda, and Singapore. NICHE provides these facilities and their staff with…

  • Evidence-based clinical protocols that address improved geriatric care, "never events," and Joint Commission compliance
  • State-of-the-art training, tools and resources
  • Online Leadership Training Program (LTP)
  • Online Knowledge Center (includes training/education and organizational tools)
  • Benchmarking service

View the panel on the left hand side to learn more about NICHE resources and events.