The Portal of Geriatrics Online Education

Educational Materials

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...

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.  ...

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...

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...

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...

Hearing Loss in Older Adults

This one hour video lecture with...

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

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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