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Educational Materials

Area of Concentration in Geriatrics Medicine

The AOC has provided the framework for addressing the needs of the older adult population that often become lost in the traditional structure of...

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...

Assessment and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers

This product is part of the GeriaFlix series at the University of Iowa. GeriaFlix are multidisciplinary presentations on topics in clinical...

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...

Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms associated with Dementia (BPSD)

Case-based presentation regarding the definition, diagnosis, and management of Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms associated with Dementia (BPSD)...

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...

Behavioral Issues in Dementia: Medical Management

This product is part of the GeriaFlix series at the University of Iowa. GeriaFlix are multidisciplinary presentations on topics in clinical...

Beyond Clinic Walls: Partnering Students with Elders

An in-depth description of a service-learning porgram made from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Interdisciplinary teams of students...

Blood Pressure Considerations in the Elderly

This product is part of the GeriaFlix series at the University of Iowa. GeriaFlix are multidisciplinary presentations on topics in clinical...

Breaking Bad News using Role-Playing: A Multimedia Instructional Activity for Faculty/Facilitators Teaching Medical Trainees

A small-group instructional session on breaking bad news has been a component of the medical...

Breast Cancer in the Elderly

This 34 Minute Video Lecture reviews several aspects of breast cancer using a didactic style accompanied by PowerPoint slides integrated into the...

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...

Building a Palliative Care Program

This is a PPT presentation given to the NJ Hospital Association's Council on End-of-life and Palliative Care. This presentation looks at the tools...

Cadaver Treasure Hunt Faculty Guide

This faculty guide is designed to assist medical schools interested in implementing the Cadaver Treasure Hunt anatomy course program. The program...

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: 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: 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: 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...

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...

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...

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...

Can We Screen for Cancer in the Oldest Old?

This product is part of the GeriaFlix series at the University of Iowa. GeriaFlix are multidisciplinary presentations on topics in clinical...

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.  ...

Cardiac Surgery Risk Assessment Case with EBM Literature

Case of an 83 year old Female with progressive dyspnea, orthopnea, and a non-productive cough over 2 months with reduced activity. Discussion...

Cardiovascular Disease in the Elderly

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes the prevalence of cardovascular disease in aging including treatment and...

Care of Older Adults Case Study

Two case studies (the Bradys and the Fifes) outline medications and positive coping factors for each.  True or False sections test students’...

Care of the Hip Fracture Patient

An evidence-based review of the hip fracture patient, the problems, conservative management and advanced directives.

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...

Care Transitions Curriculum for Medicine Residents.

The Joint Commission, American Geriatric Society, ACGME and LCME have all identified care transitions as a core element of patient care and a...

Caregiver Self-Assessment

Used as a quick assessment tool for caregivers who are waiting in hospitals or physician offices; used by physicians to prompt the conversation...

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 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 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 for Elderly Patients in the Emergency Department: An interactive lecture series

Caring for Elderly Patients in the Emergency Department: An interactive lecture series is a series of six lectures with multiple choice...

Caring for Junior - A Problem-Based Learning Case

This product is a problem-based learning case targeted at M-1 students. The case follows our patient "Junior" from initial presentation in the...

Caring for the Hospitalized Geriatric Patient - A Pocket Card

This pocket teaching card is designed for ward-based teaching and hospitalized-based care of geriatric patients. 

Carolina Opinions on Care of Older Adults (COCOA)

The Carolina Opinions on Care of Older Adults (COCOA) is an instrument that was developed to gather more detailed information regarding medical and...

Case Study Leader Assignment

Student develops and posts one case study for discussion by the student’s work group.  The student is responsible for promoting discussion and...

Case Study: Application of an Ethical Decision-Making Model

This assignment uses Jonsen Ethical Decision-Making Model as a basis for reflecting on beliefs about dementia and end of life decision making in...

Case Vignettes of Hospitalized Older Adults

Delirium is a serious and prevalent problem that occurs in many hospitalized older adults. Delirium superimposed on dementia (DSD) occurs when a...

Case-Based Approach to Common Mental Health Disorders in the Elderly: Assessing the Geriatric Psychiatric Patient in the Ambulatory Setting

This case-based lecture-capture recording outlines for general psychiatry residents the key points of assessing and treating dementia in elderly...

Case-Based Approach to Common Mental Health Disorders in the Elderly: Assessing the Geriatric Psychiatric Patient in the Subacute Setting

This case-based lecture-capture recording outlines for general psychiatry residents the key points of assessing and treating delirium in elderly...

Case-Based Approach to Common Mental Health Disorders in the Elderly: The Geriatric Patient with Dementia in Long-Term Care

This case-based lecture-capture recording outlines for general psychiatry residents the key points of assessing and treating dementia in elderly...

CCAP Comprehensive Clinical Reasoning

The Columbia Cooperative Aging Program (CCAP) teaches medical residents to use "Comprehensive Clinical Reasoning" (CCR) to organize results of their...

CHAMP (Curriculum for the Hospitalized Aging Medical Patient) DELIRIUM

The "Delirium" module is part of the CHAMP faculty development program, which aims to improve inpatient, geriatric medical care through a "teach the...

CHAMP (Curriculum for the Hospitalized Aging Medical Patient) Evaluation Instruments for Faculty Learners

CHAMP faculty evaluation instruments measure the impact of the CHAMP faculty development program on the quantity and quality of geriatric teaching in...

CHAMP (Curriculum for the Hospitalized Aging Medical Patient) Evaluation Instruments For Residents

"CHAMP Evaluation Instruments for Residents" includes a series of surveys on geriatric knowledge; attitudes towards geriatrics; and geriatric...

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