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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...

PSA Screening for Prostate Cancer

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

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...

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.

Precepting Challenging Students

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 67

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

(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...

Teaching Transitions of Care to Residents Using A Post-Hospitalization Patient Visit

With the goal of learning key components to a good hospital discharge of an older patient, residents at Boston Medical Center participated in a...

Improving Patient Safety: Root Cause Analysis Training for Fourth Year Geriatric Sub-Interns
Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Improving Communication with Older Patients

Improving Communication with Older Patients is one of a continuing series...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Canes

Canes is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics and provide...

Geriatrics: A Resource Guide for Primary Care (iBook available on iTunes)

This FREE interactive iBook is intended to cover the most common geriatric topics seen in primary care. The first edition covers: Geriatric...

SAGE Urinary Incontinence in the Elderly

The UT Southwestern SAGE Urinary Incontinence module is a comprehensive core curriculum on UI in the elderly which can be incorporated into...

CampER: Recognizing Delirium in the Emergency Department and the Case of Mrs. Jane Simon

Elderly patients frequently present in the Emergency Department with altered mental status. However, ED physicians fail to recognize delirium 70% of...

CampER Teaching Trigger Card: Pain Management

This teaching trigger card is one in a series of eight cards developed to cue emergency medicine faculty on teaching appropriate assessment and care...

CampER Teaching Trigger Card: Medication Management

This teaching trigger card is one in a series of eight cards developed to cue emergency medicine faculty on teaching appropriate assessment and care...

CampER Teaching Trigger Card: Altered Mental Status

This teaching trigger card is one in a series of eight cards developed to cue emergency medicine faculty on teaching appropriate assessment and care...

CampER Teaching Trigger Card: Falls

This teaching trigger card is one in a series of eight cards developed to cue emergency medicine faculty on teaching appropriate assessment and care...

CampER Teaching Trigger Card: Iatrogenesis

This teaching trigger card is one in a series of eight cards developed to cue emergency medicine faculty on teaching appropriate assessment and care...

CampER Teaching Trigger Card: Value-Based Medicine/Prognostication

This teaching trigger card is one in a series of eight cards developed to cue emergency medicine faculty on teaching appropriate assessment and care...

Care of the Older Adult in the Home: Flexible Clinical Experience

The Care of the Older Adult in the Home Flexible Clinical Experience is a weeklong elective rotation for the third year medical student and offers an...

CampER Teaching Trigger Card: Transitions of Care

This teaching trigger card is one in a series of eight cards developed to cue emergency medicine faculty on teaching appropriate assessment and care...

Cognitive Screening and Functional Assessment OSCE

This product contains materials for the completion of a Cognitive Screening and Functional Assessment OSCE. Instructional guides for the standardized...

CampER Teaching Trigger Card: Trauma

This teaching trigger card is one in a series of eight cards developed to cue emergency medicine faculty on teaching appropriate assessment and care...

Communication Skills for Geriatrics Fellowship: Clinical Evaluation Exercise (CEX): Videotaped Interview of a Geriatric Patient

The Communication Skills CEX focuses on the skills involved in obtaining an initial interview of a geriatric patient for the first year geriatrics...

The UAB Train the Trainer Experience: Teaching Geriatrics to Change Behavior

This product guides the user through a four-hour workshop aimed at teaching clinician educators how to teach four geriatrics topics: delirium, ...

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step1 Test Prep Series 2012: Group 8 - M Spikes are a Pain in the Back

The Step1Test Prep Series was created by second-year students at the Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock as a project of the MS2 Aging Block of...

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step1 Test Prep Series 2012: Group 2 - A Fast Fasting

The Step1Test Prep Series was created by second-year students at the Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock as a project of the MS2 Aging Block of...

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step1 Test Prep Series 2012: Group 5 - Metabolic Disturbances

The Step1Test Prep Series was created by second-year students at the Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock as a project of the MS2 Aging Block of...

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step1 Test Prep Series 2012: Group 3 - Saturday Night Shiver

The Step1Test Prep Series was created by second-year students at the Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock as a project of the MS2 Aging Block of...

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step1 Test Prep Series 2012: Group 6 - Don't Go Blocking My Heart

The Step1Test Prep Series was created by second-year students at the Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock as a project of the MS2 Aging Block of...

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step1 Test Prep Series 2012: Group 7 - Mission Possible: Aspirin Toxicity

The Step1Test Prep Series was created by second-year students at the Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock as a project of the MS2 Aging Block of...

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step1 Test Prep Series 2012: Group 1 - COPD in the Sauna

The Step1 Test Prep Series was created by second-year students at the Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock as a project of the MS2 Aging Block of...

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step1 Test Prep Series 2012: Group 4 - ACEing the Diagnosis

The Step1Test Prep Series was created by second-year students at the Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock as a project of the MS2 Aging Block of...

Objective Structured Clinical Examination Case: Gina Babkins

The case of Gina Babkins is a standardized patient case designed for third and fourth year medical students. Gina Babkins is a 75-year-old woman who...

Geriatricized Clinical Skills Checklist

Our longitudinal, integrated curriculum focuses on the development of clinical practice behaviors that reflect geriatric care principles utilized...

Complementary & Alternative Medicine

This work consists of two sets of slides with comprehensive note pages to help review the information, identify the references and prepare the...

Interprofessional Geriatric Oncology 3: The Older Adult Oncology Patient and Nutrition

Nutrition for the older adult with cancer needs to be assessed in a comprehensive manner to promote quality of life. An interprofessional approach...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Geriatric Evaluation

Geriatric Evaluation 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: Hoarding

Hoarding is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics and provide...

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