The Portal of Geriatrics Online Education

Educational Materials

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

GGIG: 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: 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: Elder Abuse: Clinician Reporting

Elder Abuse: Clinician Reporting ...

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: Fitness to Fly: Older Adults and Air Travel

Fitness to Fly: Older Adults and Air Travel  is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which...

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...

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...

Delirium: Prevention and Management in Hospitalized Elders

This course is intended for interdisciplinary members of the healthcare team in the hospital setting to improve knowledge of issues surrounding...

Geriatric EMR Templates

This project involved “geriatricizing” the EMR through the creation of geriatric templates so that it could be used to enhance geriatric education in...

ePrognosis: Cancer Screening decision support app

The free "ePrognosis: Cancer Screening" app aims to help trainees and practicing clinicians guide conversations with elderly patients of whether to...

An Introduction to Grandparent Caregivers

The US Census first measured grandparent caregivers in 2000 and found that 2.4 million grandparents identified themselves as being responsible for a...

Shared Decision Making

...

It's My Old Back, Again: An Approach to Diagnosing and Managing Back Pain in the Older Adult.

Assessing and treating pain in older adults is of critical importance for nearly all health care providers. Back pain is a common, costly, disabling...

Decision-making in Multimorbid Patients

This workshop is designed to introduce learners (medical students or residents) to the concept of multimorbidity and an approach to decision-making...

Meals-on-Wheels Falls Risk Assessment Program

Falls in older adults have significant outcomes including injury, isolation due to the fear of falling, and an increase in morbidity and mortality....

Anatomy Image Atlas of Aging: Liver

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

How to discuss Code Status and make a recommendation

Code status discussions are often rushed events done during a hospital admission by a doctor that the patient has never met.  The content, and...

Aging Q3 Curriculum on Pain Management of Older Adult Patients

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

Geriatric Psychiatry Chart Stimulated Recall Instrument

The Chart Stimulated Recall (CSR) is a clinical skills assessment tool that was originally developed for use in training Emergency Department...

Pages