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Educational Materials

Palliative Care Lectures

This educational series of lectures was designed with a focus to...

Multigenerational Family Dynamics Case Study

This case study was developed by two master's level social work students at the University of Washington for a generalist practice course on...

Trauma History Case Study

This case study concerns Mr. W, a 67-year-old Vietnam War Army Veteran who was deployed during the later years of the war and honorably discharged....

Multigenerational Issues and Caregiving Case Study

This case study is useful for understanding family...

Social Services with Older Adults Assignment

Undergraduate social work students participate in a semester-long person-centered care project with memory impaired residents at an assisted-living...

How Policy Impacts Practice: Case Study & Role Play

The purpose of this case study is to identify policies affecting the key characters and decision makers, which is a skill central to being an...

Social Justice: Practice with Organizations and Communities Teaching Casebook

This comprehensive teaching casebook provides guidance on incorporating gerontological competencies into required generalist courses focusing on...

Self-Directed Learning Assignment on Cancer Screening in Older Patients

This self-directed learning assignment was created to complement the required 2-week ambulatory geriatrics curriculum for PGY1’s at the University of...

Housecalls Pocket Card

This pocket card is designed to prepare learners to conduct a home visit.  The pocket card can be reviewed prior to a visit to help prepare the...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Osteoporosis: Good Bone Gone Bad

Osteoporosis: Good Bone Gone Bad is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Biologic Agents for Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Older Adults

Biologic Agents for Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Older Adults is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Spiritual Needs of Hospitalized Older Adults

Spiritual Needs of Hospitalized Older Adults  is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which...

The Adapted Mini-CEX for Geriatric Psychiatry: Communicating with Dementia Patients

This Mini-Clinical Evaluation Exercise (Mini-CEX) is designed to observe a trainee obtaining a history from a patient with dementia.  The trainee is...

Powerpoint: Medicare, Medicaid and Discharge Planning

This is a Powerpoint presentation designed to provide the backbone for a talk to primary care or specialty residents responsible for discharging...

Evaluation and Management of Late Life Psychosis

This self-directed, web-based, interactive educational module addresses the evaluation and management of psychosis in older adults.

The Audiologist's Role in Care of Hearing Loss and Vestibular Disease

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

Evaluating the Older Adult's Ability to Live Independently or Drive: An Occupational Therapist's Role in Assessment

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

Veterans and Aging Bibliography

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

Productive Aging Bibliography

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

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...

Aging in Place Bibliography

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

Cultural Diversity Bibliography

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

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...

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: Urinary System Module

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

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-...

"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...

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. ...

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...

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...

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. ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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