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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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: 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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