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SAGE Intrinsic Aging: A Histological Perspective: Cardiovascular System

This module demonstrates normal changes of aging and the clinical implications of these aging-related changes via histology. A highlight of these...

Productive Aging Bibliography

This bibliography contains 46 annotated articles, book chapters, and online reports on productive aging.

Aging in Place Bibliography

Twenty-five peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and online resources are clearly annotated, providing readers with important readings related to...

SAGE Intrinsic Aging: A Histological Perspective: Urinary System Module

This module demonstrates the normal age-related changes in the urinary system and its clinical implications. A highlight...

Cultural Diversity Bibliography

Detailed annotations of 19 articles and book chapters describing all aspects of cultural diversity in relation to health, mental health, individual...

Dementia and Social Policy Bibliography

This bibliography annotates 23 peer-reviewed articles, online publications, patient and provider guides, and other resources on dementia and social...

SAGE Intrinsic Aging: A Histological Perspective: Blood & Defense System

This module demonstrates the normal age-related changes in the blood and defense systems and their clinical implications. A highlight of these modules...

Person-Centered and Participant-Directed Services and Supports Bibliography

This bibliography contains over 40 annotated peer-reviewed articles, online publications, patient and provider guides, and other resources on person-...

Veterans and Aging Bibliography

This bibliography contains nearly 40 peer-reviewed articles, online publications, websites, and other resources on veterans and aging.

Gait Disorders in the Elderly

This educational modules teaches learners how to recognize normal patterns of gait in the elderly and discuss various geriatric gait disorders. ...

Cognitive Assessment in the Elderly

This module demonstrates how to administer the Montreal Cognitive Assessment Test (MoCA).  The MoCA was created to screen patients who present with...

A Geriatric Interview with the Gynecologist

Assessing and treating gynecologic conditions is important in all decades of a woman's life.  Each decade of life presents a unique set of issues for...

Degenerative Aortic Stenosis

The UT Southwestern SAGE Aortic Stenosis module is self-directed learning of degenerative aortic stenosis in the elderly. After completion of the...

"The Psychologist's Role in Assessment and Therapy"

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

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Delirium in the ICU

Delirium in the ICU  is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Management of Persistent Pain in Older Adults

Management of Persistent Pain in Older Adults is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which...

GeriTeam Communication

This app was designed to introduce learners to the outpatient Geriatric health care team, common Geriatric terminology and ways to optimally ...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Frailty in Patients Undergoing Elective and Emergency Surgery

Frailty in Patients Undergoing Elective and Emergency Surgery  is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact...

Discharge Planning and Care Transition Curriculum for Interns

A discharge planning curriculum for internal medicine and family medicine interns consisting of two parts:...

Chief Resident Workshop in Bad News Communication & Learner Feedback

Incoming chief residents from all departments participate in a 90 minutes workshop with the dual objectives of teaching a model for sharing bad news...

Medical Student Interprofessional Team Exercise on Dementia Post-Hospital Care

This exercise is an introduction for 3rd year medical students to community-based Long-term care services and supports (LTSS) and home and community-...

Wake GPS Quality Improvement Project Handbook

This handbook was developed for the Geriatrics Principles for Specialists (GPS) Program of Wake Forest School of Medicine.  In order to facilitate...

Advance Care Planning Curriculum

Advance care planning (ACP) is a critical component of quality end-of-life care, yet there is little formal training in medical school education. ...

TeamSTEPPS® for Primary Care Teams

This educational module was designed to teach internal medicine residents about the importance of effective teamwork and how effective teamwork...

TeamSTEPPS Didactic

This didactic is given to a mix of medical, pharmacy, and physician assistant students.  Internal medicine residents also attend this didactic during...

An Inter-Professional Education Delirium Simulation Pilot Project

Case Overview: Ida Mae Homer is an 80 year-old woman with a 5-year history of Alzheimer’s disease.  Her granddaughter has been...

Medical Reconciliation Worksheet

A useful tool for trainees and practitioners that facilitates appropriate medication reconciliation during transitions of care. Preceptors can use as...

GeriaTrailers

The didactic lecture remains a primary method of instruction in medical education, particularly for large class sizes. Capturing and maintaining the...

Can You Swallow This? A Practical Approach to Dysphagia

This interactive, "hands-on", small group session emphasizes a practical approach to the diagnosis and management of dysphagia in older adults.  ...

Interprofessional Standardized Patient Exercise (ISPE): The Case of “Elsie Smith”

Interprofessional education (IPE) occurs when students/trainees of two or more healthcare professions engage in learning with, from, and about each...

Elder Abuse & The Case of Dorothy Johnson

This Elder Abuse Case of Dorothy Johnson was presented on Interprofessional Education Day at the University of New...

Brief Cognitive Screening in Older Adults

This module provides an overview of a variety of brief cognitive screening measures that exist in the public domain and can easily be integrated in...

Hospital-to-Home Care Transitions Program

This unique program is designed for students to make a...

Hearing Loss in Older Adults

This one hour video lecture with...

Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in the Aging Male

This PowerPoint presentation reviews an extremely common quality of life issue in the elderly male population.  The target audience is healthcare...

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...

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...

Interdisciplinary Team Care

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

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...

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...

Geriatric Depression and Other Mood Disorders

This one hour video...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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