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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: 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Shared Decision Making

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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)...

Aging Q3 Curriculum on Osteoarthritis 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...

First Think Delirium! An effective way to teach residents and fellows about delirium

Three twenty-minute standardized patient encounters that are designed for learners of all levels and backgrounds to teach the...

Curriculum development for Geriatric Medicine Fellows PACE ( Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) rotation.

This curriculum design serves as a tool to guide educators, involved in PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for Elderly) or similar models of care,...

Precise Evaluation of the Geriatric Patient in the Emergency Department

Background: The number of Emergency Department (ED) visits by patients over age 65 is increasing rapidly. Common chief complaints, such as abdominal...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Outpatient Management of Constipation in Older Adults

 Outpatient Management of Constipation in Older Adults  is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets...

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 ....

TEXAS 3rd Year Medical Clerkship Teacher Guide

The TEXAS Medical Guide Clerkship Program Teacher's Manual is written to help geriatric preceptors enable medical students to practice effectively in...

An Interactive Curriculum on Pressure Ulcers in the Elderly

This is a 2.5 hour curriculum for medical students in their clerkships on pressure ulcers. The medical students completed an online module to gain...

Clinical Teaching Vignette (Preceptor Version)

This clinical vignette is designed to evaluate medical student skills in specific areas of geriatric and palliative medicine. It is separated into...

Osteoporosis Educational Series

This three-part lecture series provides an overview of  topics related to the elderly and osteoporosis. The lectures are designed to be presented in...

Student-Senior Partnership Program: Curriculum and Facilitator's Guide

The Student-Senior Partnership Program aims to introduce first year medical students to the concepts of patient/doctor relationship, patient-centered...

Standardized Patient: Mike O'Halloran - Falls

The case of Mike O'Halloran is a skills-based standardized patient case designed for second year medical students. Mike O'Halloran is a 75-year-old...

Geriatric Competency Evaluation Instrument

The instrument is implemented at Yale University as an evaluation of residents’ performance throughout the course of a four week rotation on the...

Elder Abuse and Mistreatment: A Two-Part Training Program

Although health care practitioners have a legal and ethical duty to identify and intervene in suspected cases of elder abuse and mistreatment, the...

The Learning Curve: A Geriatrics Professional Development Webinar Series (2012 - 1 of 2) "The Effective Use of Technology in Teaching"

This ongoing webinar series was...

Objective Structured Clinical Examination Case: Henry Corbett

The case of Henry Corbett is a standardized patient designed for third and fourth year medical students. Henry Corbett is a 75-year-old man who...

SBARQ Education Module

Communication errors contribute to adverse patient outcomes. This product is a web-based module teaching SBARQ (Situation, Background, Assessment,...

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...

Standardized Patient: Ted Lee

Ted Lee was developed as part of a multi-station, standardized patient assessment. The student’s performance is measured by checklists filled out by...

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...

Vestibular Rehabilitation

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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-...

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: 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: 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...

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...

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