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You're Being Paged! A Nursing Home On-Call Role-Playing Exercise

Learning how to effectively cover phone calls from nursing home staff about nursing home patients is an important skill for Geriatric Medicine...

Wound Care (with focus on pressure ulcers) - A Fact Sheet and A Pre/Post-Test

This fact sheet, along with the accompanying pre- and post-test, teaches physicians-in-training about staging, prevention and treatment of pressure...

Working with Interpreters in Family Meetings

This pocket card was developed to provide guidance on the use of interpreters in family meetings.

Women's Health Module

Women's Health module is designed for learners from the medical student on through residency and into clinical practice. It follows a relatively...

WHISSL Interactive Case Description

The WHISSL cases are web-based interactive consult opportunities designed to be culturally sensitive and hone diagnostic and consultation skills. The...

What's Wrong with Mom (Dad)? Chronic Care Evaluation and Management of the Older Adult (and their Caregivers) with Alzheimer's disease

“What’s wrong with Mom?” is an innovative Family Medicine Clerkship longitudinal teaching module developed by the University of Cincinnati (UC)...

Web-Based Module to Train and Assess Competency in Systems-Based Practice

Purpose of the study: The ACGME competency of systems-based practice seeks to increase residents' understanding of the health care system and to...

Web-based Interactive Self-Assessment Learning Module 2: Dementia and Psychosocial Issues in Older Adults

This product includes several quick reference sheets along with a web-based interactive learning module on Dementia and Psychosocial issues in Older...

Web-based Interactive Self-Assessment Learning Module 1: Falls and Dysmobility in Older Adults

This product includes several quick reference sheets along with a web-based interactive learning module on Falls and Dysmobility in Older Adults,...

Watching Out For Older Drivers

Driving evaluation is a core lecture for clinical fellows in the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology at Johns Hopkins. This power point...

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...

Vitamin B-12: New Understanding and Approach to an Old Problem

This PowerPoint presentation describes vitamin B12 deficiency, diagnosis and treatment. The animation helps to explain the complicated steps of...

Vision Impairment in the Elderly

This product is part of the GeriaFlix series at the University of Iowa. GeriaFlix are multidisciplinary presentations on topics in clinical...

Virtual Patient Case #5: Mr. and Mrs. Fred & Eleanor Clifford - Chief Diagnosis: Functional Aging

Virtual Patient Case #5 is the last case in a five part series. This is a CD-ROM containing short video clips of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford from ages 75-...

Virtual Patient Case #4: Mrs. Violetta Tang - Chief Diagnosis: Osteoporosis/Incontinence

Virtual Patient Case #4 is the fourth in a five part series. This is a CD-ROM containing short video clips of Mrs. Tang from 65-80. The clips depict...

Virtual Patient Case #3: Mr. Clarence Malone - Chief Diagnosis: Dementia/Depression

Virtual Patient Case #3 is the third in a five part series. This is a CD-ROM containing short video clips of Mr. Malone from age 70 age 85. The clips...

Virtual Patient Case #2: Mrs. Dubois - Chief Diagnosis: Breast Cancer

Virtual Patient Case #2 is the second in a five part series. This is a CD-ROM containing short video clips of Mrs. Dubois from age 70 to age 86. The...

Virtual Patient Case #1: Mr. Karl Andrews - Chief Diagnosis: Atherosclerosis

Virtual Patient Case #1 is the first in a five part series. This is a CD-ROM containing short video clips of Mr. Andrews from age 65 to age 80. The...

Virtual Family: Elder Component

As part of the Family Medicine third year clerkship, students were involved in an online course which simulated actual patient visits of an entire...

Video PBL Cases and Accompanying Scripts: Abuse of a Child, STDs, Diabetes, Alzheimer's Disease

Kinkade (Academic Medicine, 80, 300-301, 2005) recently reported that 70% of U.S. medical schools use problem based learning (PBL) in their...

Veterans Homeless Program Update

This one hour video lecture with...

Vestibular Rehabilitation

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes common vestibular conditions and treatment options. The target audience is...

Vascular Disease in the Elderly

This product is part of the GeriaFlix series at the University of Iowa. GeriaFlix are multidisciplinary presentations on topics in clinical...

Vascular Dementia This product is part of the GeriaFlix series at the University of Iowa. GeriaFlix are multidisciplinary presentations on topics in clinical geriatrics....
Vaccinations and Older Adults

This presentation explores questions such as whether or not we should aggressively target older patients for influenza and pneumococcal vaccinations...

Utility of Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment for the Care of Older Adults with Cancer

This lecture presentation addresses the importance of the interdisciplinary approach and the comprehensive geriatric assessment in treatment of older...

Using Brief Clinical Life Review with Medical Students

Communication greatly influences satisfaction with health care. Patient or client-centered encounters improve both patient and healthcare provider...

Using an Interprofessional Family-Centered Approach to Dementia Care

This interactive module takes the interprofessional team concept to its fullest expression with the patient and family/caregiver(s) as core team...

Using a checklist to evaluate hospitalized patients who suffer a fall

This 45 minute Power Point presentation is designed to provide trainees and practicing hospitalists with an approach to the evaluation of...

Use of Sedative-Hypnotics in Older Adults

Pocket card regarding the use of sedative-hypnotics in older adults.

Urinary Incontinence in the Elderly

This product is part of the GeriaSims series of interactive patient care simulations. In this simulation, learners ask history questions, perform...

Urinary Incontinence in the Elderly
Urinary Incontinence in Older Adults for Practicing Physicians

The overall goal of this component of the Reynolds project is to influence the quality of care in Alliance Primary Care offices and improve the...

Urinary Incontinence in Older Adults

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides provides an overview of geriatric urinary incontinence as well as possible treatment...

Urinary Incontinence

This web-based module for third-year medical students reviews acute and established forms of urinary incontinence, clinical features, and the...

Urinary Incontinence

This product is part of the GeriaFlix series at the University of Iowa. GeriaFlix are multidisciplinary presentations on topics in clinical...

Updating Tennessee Services: Helping Adults with Disabilities and Seniors Stay in the Community

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes resources for disabled persons and caregivers. During this lecture, both...

Unintentional Weight Loss in the Elderly

Upon completion of this unit, the learner will be able to describe the etiologies, evaluation and management of unintentional weight loss in the...

UM Geriatrics Clinical Decision Making Instrument

The University of Michigan Geriatrics Center, with support from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation, developed this 24-item multiple choice instrument...

TTUHSC MSIV Lubbock Curriculum

TTUHSC MSIV Lubbock Curriculum

Treatment Options for Dementia

This presentation is a PowerPoint on treating dementia in older adults. It includes an evidence-based review on the treatment option for an older...

Treatment of Elderly Patients with Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma

This presentation reviews clinical trials and directs the learner's attention to the under-representation of older...

Treatment by Tic Tac

This week-long mock medication compliance exercise is a hands-on teaching tool and an experiential learning activity for primary care residents.

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...

Transitions of Care: Leaving the Hospital

This is a web-based, online, interactive module on "Transitions of Care: Leaving the Hospital" that is appropriate for learners from all disciplines...

Transitions in Care Curriculum for Medical Students

This curriculum was developed to educate medical students about how to improve hospital discharges. The curriculum is focused on peri-discharge...

Transitional Care

Upon completion learner will be able to: list the current problems in transitional care, describe adverse outcomes from inappropriately performed...

Training Medical and Pharmacy Students in Collaborative Practice for End-of-Life Care

Using a small group seminar format, students work through several cases of patients nearing the end of life. The approximate time commitment is 2 x ....

Train-the-Preceptor Program in Functional Assessment

This web-based training program teaches physicians who serve as preceptors to medical students in a community-based clerkship the principles and...

Top Blade - Geriatric Surgery Program

Top Blade-Geriatrics Edition 1.0© is a web-based, interactive program designed for surgical trainees to introduce them to the unique issues faced by...

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