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Standardized Interdisciplinary Team Meeting Case

This Standardized Interdisciplinary Team Meeting scenario was developed as part of a multi-station, standardized patient assessment. The student’s...

House Calls 101

This is a power point presentation designed to help residents/ fellows/ physicians start to incorporate home visits into their practice. A start to...

Assessing and Managing Swallowing Issues: An Interprofessional Approach

This educational module is designed to teach family medicine residents, internal medicine residents, fellows, and medical students an...

GGIG: Vestibular Rehabilitation

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

GGIG: Geriatric Incontinence and Voiding Dysfunction

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes urinary incontinence among the elderly population as well as voiding...

GGIG: Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery and the Elderly

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes the use of bariatric surgery as a treatment option for diseases resulting...

Primer of Medical Directorship in the Nursing Home for Geriatric Medicine Fellows

We developed this curriculum for first year Geriatric Medicine Fellows to prepare them for the role of nursing home medical director. This curriculum...

GGIG: Psychosis, Agitation, and their Management with Psychotropic Medications in Older Adults

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes use of psychotropic medications to manage psychosis and/or agitation in and...

Oral Assessment for the Older Adult

The Oral Assessment For the Older Adult is a “Z” fold pocket card to be used as a quick reference or teaching tool for primary care...

Achieving Quality Improvement and ACGME Core Competency Training Through a Nursing Home Polypharmacy Intervention

Polypharmacy is common in elderly nursing home patients and predisposes them to risk of potentially inappropriate medication uses, potential drug-...

Informed Consent Model for Code Status Discussion

The "Informed Consent Model for Code Status Discussion" educational product is a competency-based interactive experience designed to educate...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Activity Scheduling for Depression in Older Adults

"Activity Scheduling for Depression 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: The ABCDs of Medicare

"The ABCDs of Medicare" is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics and...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Hospice Care for Patients with Dementia

Hospice Care for Patients with Dementia is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key...

GGIG: Pathophysiology and Treatment of Dementia

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes pathology and symptoms of dementia in the elderly. The target audience is...

Aging Tsunami

The Aging Tsunami lecture details the reasoning behind the importance of geriatric and palliative education to the future of health care. It...

Screening Osteopathic Structural Exam for the Geriatric Patient

As our geriatric population continues to increase, physicians will evaluate more and more patients with muscoloskeletal complaints. This presentation...

Falls in Older Patients - A Fact Sheet and Pre/Post Test

This fact sheet, along with the accompanying pre- and post-test, teaches physicians-in-training about the predisposing factors, consequences,...

GGIG: Genetic Architecture of Alzheimer's Disease: Progress at Last

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides provides an overview of Alzheimer's Disease including risk factors and discussion of...

GGIG: Ethnic & Cultural Considerations for Older Diabetes Care: One Standard for All?

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides decribes a review of diabetes amongst older adults including prevalence, biologic/non...

GGIG: 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...

GGIG: Prescription for Safety and Well Being: Home Modifications

  This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides decribes possible home modifications for older adults and ways older adults can...

Elder Abuse and Neglect Mandated Reporter Card - California

Template for a half-page card including: Elder abuse and neglect types and definitions in California, Mandated reporter requirement under CA WIC Code...

Anatomy Image Atlas on Aging: Kidney

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

Mental Health and Older Adults

This lecture will help identify challenges to older adult patients and families coping with chronic mental illness. Information on how to...

Delirium: Impact and Recognition

Delirium is one of the most common complications during hospitalization for older adults. In spite of this and its association with increased...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Communicating with Patients who have Dementia

Communicating with Patients who have Dementia is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key...

Primary Hyperparathyroidism in the Geriatric Population

The lecture provides an overview on the epidemiology of primary hyperparathyroidism in older adults. Primary hyperparathyroidism is a problem with...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Not all Dementia is Alzheimer's Disease

Not all Dementia is Alzheimer's Disease is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key...

Office-Based Inter-Professional Care Transitions Curriculum for Third Year Medical Students

This product consists of a series of activities conducted as a month-long module among third-year...

Theme-Based Journal

These reflective journal activities encourage students to take a holistic approach to assessing their experiences encountered with aging patients....

Cruising to Competencies via Needs Assessment

Systematic design of instruction begins with a needs assessment. By carefully completing a needs assessment, educators can identify and clarify the...

Choose Your Own Differential Diagnosis: A Mrs. Porter Activity

This activity, resembling a “Choose Your Own Adventure” book is a clinical reasoning/critical thinking exercise for students interested to learn more...

Cultural Aspect of Health Care for Vietnamese American Seniors in the Nursing Home

This presentation, including a discussion with a geriatrician and a Vietnamese community expert, outlines healthcare issues faced by Vietnamese...

PSA Screening for Prostate Cancer

This presentation provides an overview of prostate cancer, principles of screening and associated advantages/disadvantages, as well as...

Geriatric Pharmacology and Syndromes

Educators will be able to review geriatric pharmacology, syndromes and related topics with students by leading them through a series of multiple...

Aging Q3 Curriculum on Screening and Prevention of Older Adult Patients

Using the Assessing Care of Vulnerable Elders (or ACOVE) paradigm and the principles of Academic Detailing, Aging Q3 is developing curricula on 16...

Working with Interpreters in Family Meetings

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

Common Dermatologic Issues in the Geriatric Population

This lecture will discuss common dermatologic issues in the geriatric population including skin cancers, venous stasis, seborrheic keratoses, herpes...

Geriatric Skills Assessment Tool (GSAT)

The growing demographics of the older population demands that all physicians be trained in the care of the elderly. However, not all training...

Aging Q3 Curriculum on Medication Use and Safety and the Older Adult

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 Pressure Ulcers and Malnutrition

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

Aging Q3 Osteoporosis 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...

Gray Matters - Exploring the Mature Mind

Gray Matters, a 27-minute documentary on the aging brain, focuses on the positive aspects of aging and on steps individuals can...

Precepting Challenging Students

This exercise is designed for use in small Preceptor groups led by a faculty tutor. Participants...

Caring Across the Continuum: Mrs. Porter Age 67

Caring Across the Continuum: An Aging Virtual Patient Series.  Case One: Mrs. Porter Age 67 - Introduction to Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment...

Caring Across the Continuum: Mrs. Porter Age 81

Caring Across the Continuum: An Aging Virtual Patient Series. Case Three: Mrs. Porter Age 81- Introduction to Common Geriatric Syndromes. This case,...

Caring Across the Continuum: Mrs. Porter Age 88

Caring Across the Continuum: An Aging Virtual Patient Series. Case Four: Mrs. Porter Age 88 - Introduction to Palliative Care. This case, the fourth...

Caring Across the Continuum: Mrs. Porter Age 74

Caring Across the Continuum: An Aging Virtual Patient Series. Case Two: Mrs. Porter Age 74 - Introduction to Geriatric Differential Diagnosis. This...

(Y5SJ) ELDER Project: Cultural Diversity: Jamaican Culture

Both licensed and unlicensed participants discuss the role of religion, traditional health care beliefs, social values, and family structure of...

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