The Portal of Geriatrics Online Education

Educational Materials

AGS Updated 2012 Beers Criteria for Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Adults

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides provides an overview of the 2012 Beers List for potentially inappropriate medication...

Geriatric Cardiology OSCE: The Hidden Curriculum, Identifying End Stage Heart Disease & Clarifying Care Goals

Fellowship Programs must soon comply with the ACGME's Next...

Geriatric Cardiology OSCE: The Hidden Curriculum, Identifying Hypoactive Delirium When Obtaining Procedural Consent

Fellowship Programs must soon comply with the ACGME's Next Accreditation System (NAS) milestone performance tracking and reporting requirement and...

Interdisciplinary Team Care

Research suggests that good interdisciplinary team communication leads to improved patient and family outcomes (i.e., high levels of patient and...

Social Work and Dementia Bibliography

Social workers interact with older adults and their families in nearly all practice settings—child welfare, health and mental health, schools, domestic...

Veterans Homeless Program Update

This one hour video lecture with...

Behavioral Approach to Agitation in Dementia

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides provides guidance for behavioral approaches for agitation in patients with dementia...

Geriatric Depression and Other Mood Disorders

This one hour video...

Lipids and Aging

This one hour video lecture with 10 page handout provides an overview of cardiovascular risk with aging and obestiy. The target audience is...

Alzheimer's Disease and Implications for Underserved Populations

This one hour video lecture with...

Transitions of Care: Online Curriculum

This module presents a series of case studies with patient information, interactions with medical staff, analysis, diagnosis and care recommendations...

Patient-Centered Medical Home M4 Seminar

The Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) is a medical practice model in which the provider is enabled to practice primary care in a more ideal,...

Aging Q3 Curriculum on Hearing Loss and Aging

Using the Assessing Care of Vulnerable Elders (or ACOVE) paradigm and the principles of Academic Detailing, Aging Q3 is developing curricula on 16...

Aging Q3 Curriculum on Urinary Incontinence and Aging

Using the Assessing Care of Vulnerable Elders (or ACOVE) paradigm and the principles of Academic Detailing, Aging Q3 is developing curricula on 16...

Medical Student Curriculum: Cognitive & Behavioral Disorders Domain

The curriculum module was developed for faculty use in teaching medical students the fundamental knowledge and skills required to build competence in...

Interprofessional Team Care Symposium for Medical Students

The successful medical care of adults with multiple medical, functional and social problems requires the expertise of multiple health disciplines...

Interprofessional Collaboration with Pharmacists

The goals of this educational module are:

1.  To provide the learner with information on how to constructively engage pharmacists as...

Aging Q3 Curriculum on Depression and Aging

Using the Assessing Care of Vulnerable Elders (or ACOVE) paradigm and the principles of Academic Detailing, Aging Q3 is developing curricula on 16...

Patient and Family Centered Rounds: A description of interprofessional bedside rounds

Patient- and family-centered rounds (PFCR) is a model for empowering patients and families and improving communication and care in an academic,...

Hearing Loss in the Elderly

This PowerPoint video and audio discusses the pathophysiology, evaluation and treatment of hearing loss. Communicating with patients with hearing...

Perioperative Evaluation and Management with Geriatric Consideration Powerpoint

This powerpoint presentation covers the perioperative evaluation and management of adult patients and includes considerations prominent in the care...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Heart Failure Management - in the Home and Community

Heart Failure Management - in the Home and Community  is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Cognitive Behavioral Interventions for Insomnia in Older Adults

Cognitive Behavioral Interventions for Insomnia in Older Adults  is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Discussing CPR with Patients and Families

Discussing CPR with Patients and Families is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize...

Medical Office Survey (MOS-T) on Patient Safety with Team Skills Addendum

The Medical Office Survey on Patient Safety was developed by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to measure patient safety culture in an...

Elder Abuse Simulation

Elder abuse is expected to rise as the number of elderly frail patients increase.  Signs of elder abuse or neglect often mimic normal physiological...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Lung Cancer Screening in Older Adults

Lung Cancer Screening in Older Adults  is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key...

Anatomy Image Atlas on Aging: Heart

The Image Atlas of Aging is an original UMMS educational product developed to highlight the normal age-related anatomic and histological changes...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Substance Abuse in Older Adults

Substance Abuse in Older Adults  is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key...

Interprofessional Geriatric Transitions of Care and Discharge Planning Series 1: Ensuring Safe Transitions

"Transitional care is defined as a set of actions designed to ensure the coordination and...

Interprofessional Geriatric Transitions of Care and Discharge Planning Series 2: Discharge Planning and Home Community-Based Services to Support Safe Transitions

Description:

Medicare states that discharge planning is "A process used to decide what a patient needs for a smooth transition from...

Interprofessional Geriatric Oncology 2: Decision Making for Older Adults with Cancer

For older adults, cancer may be...

The 4-1-1 on Social Work

This resident education module was developed to educate residents on what other team members do.  The content was organized around the IM-FM...

Objective Structured Clinical Examination Case: Mary Smith

The case of Mary Smith is a standardized patient case designed for third and fourth year medical students. Mary Smith is a 70-year-old African...

Standardized Patient: Margaret Pelli

The case of Margaret Pelli is a skills-based standardized patient case designed for second year medical students. Margaret Pelli is a 74-year-old...

Elder Care - A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: The Role of Physical Exercise in Cognitive Function

The Role of Physical Exercise in Cognitive Function is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which...

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides provides review of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)...
Care Transitions Curriculum for Medicine Residents.

The Joint Commission, American Geriatric Society, ACGME and LCME have all identified care transitions as a core element of patient care and a...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Pain in Patients Who Have Heart Failure

Pain in Patients Who Have Heart Failure  is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize...

Elder Care - A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Physical Exercise Guidelines for Older Adults

Physical Exercise Guidelines for Older Adults is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Elder Abuse: Clinician Reporting

Elder Abuse: Clinician Reporting ...

Elder Care - A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Sleep in Older Adults - Pharmacotherapy

Sleep in Older Adults - Pharmacotherapy is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key...

Elder Care - A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Pulmonary Function Tests in Older Adults

Pulmonary Function Tests in Older Adults is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Nocturia in Older Adults

Nocturia In Older Adults ...

Breaking Bad News using Role-Playing: A Multimedia Instructional Activity for Faculty/Facilitators Teaching Medical Trainees

A small-group instructional session on breaking bad news has been a component of the medical...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics and...

Pocket card for emergency medicine trainees on medication prescribing in older adults

This double-sided pocket card is a quick reference tool for use in emergency medicine or internal medicine.  The card contains tables listing...

AEGIS - Surgical Informed Consent of the Geriatric Patient: First Do No Harm

Informed Consent is an essential surgical skill that has moral, ethical and practical implications for the older patient. This module uses three...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Amyloid Imaging for Alzheimer's Disease

Amyloid Imaging for Alzheimer's Disease  is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Pedal Edema in Older Adults

Pedal Edema in Older Adults is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric...

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