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Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Decreasing Polypharmacy: The Art of Deprescribing

Decreasing Polypharmacy: The Art of Deprescribing is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Ageism

ELDER CARE A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Ageism is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact...

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: Religion and End of Life Part 2: Respecting a Patient’s Religious Values Near the End of Life

Religion and End of Life Part 2: Respecting a Patient’s Religious Values Near the End of Life is one of a continuing series of practical,...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Lower Extremity Edema in Older Adults

Lower Extremity Edema in Older Adults is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Preoperative Assessment of Older Adults

Preoperative Assessment of Older Adults is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Chronic Urinary Catheters - Troubleshooting Blockage

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Chronic Urinary Catheters - Troubleshooting Blockage is one of a continuing series of...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Cognitive Behavioral Interventions for Insomnia in Older Adults

Cognitive Behavioral Interventions for Insomnia in Older Adults  is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact...

Elder Care - A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Physical Exercise Guidelines for Older Adults

Physical Exercise Guidelines for Older Adults is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Recognizing Dehydration in Older Adults

Recognizing Dehydration in Older Adults is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Disease Screening in Older Adults: When to Stop

"Disease Screening in Older Adults: When to Stop"is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Frailty in Patients Undergoing Elective and Emergency Surgery

Frailty in Patients Undergoing Elective and Emergency Surgery  is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Four Common Shoulder Problems in Older Adults

Pain When Reaching Overhead: Four Common Shoulder Problems in Older Adults is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact...

Medical Student Synthesis Block - Hazards of Hospitalization

As part of the new curriculum at the University of Nebraska Medical School, geriatrics was utilized as “synthesis block”.  This allowed the...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Religion and End of Life Part 1: How Different Religions View the End of Life

Religion and End of Life Part 1: How Different Religions View the End of Life ...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Spiritual Needs of Hospitalized Older Adults

Spiritual Needs of Hospitalized Older Adults  is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Suicide Prevention for Older Adults

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Suicide Prevention for Older Adults is one of a continuing series of practical,...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Community Resources

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Community Resources ...

Patient Complexity and Interprofessional Team Care

Patient Complexity and Interprofessional Team Care is a geriatrics block rotation mini-course designed to improve medicine trainee’s understanding of...

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: Pneumonia in Nursing Home Patients

 Nursing Home-Acquired Pneumnonia is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric...

Postoperative Delirium Curriculum For General Surgery Residents

According to estimates, 50% of older adults will have an operation after the age of 65 with postoperative delirium being the most common complication...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Hearing Aids

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

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Herpes Zoster (“Shingles”) and Postherpetic Neuralgia

Herpes Zoster (“Shingles”) and Postherpetic Neuralgia ...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Dealing with Overweight and Obesity in Non-Frail Older Adults

Dealing with Overweight and Obesity in Non-Frail Older Adults is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: HIPAA and Working with Family Caregivers

HIPAA and Working with Family Caregivers is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Pain in Patients Who Have Heart Failure

Pain in Patients Who Have Heart Failure  is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Immunizations for Older Adults

Immunizations for Older Adults is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Anti-TNF Agents for Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Older Adults

Anti-TNF Agents for Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Older Adults is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Restless Legs Syndrome

Restless Legs Syndrome  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: Communicating with People who have Hearing Loss

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

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

"Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia" is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Palliative Care of Dyspnea in Patients with Advanced COPD

Palliative Care of Dyspnea in Patients with Advanced COPD is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Psychosis in Dementia - Pharmacotherapy

Psychosis in Dementia - Pharmacotherapy is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Pulmonary Rehabilitation

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

Simulation Curriculum for Geriatric Medicine Fellows

This material consists of a suite of nine simulated clinical cases, divided into three separate sessions of three cases each, intended to be...

Palliative Care of a Patient with End-Stage Liver Disease: An Unfolding Case Study

This case study was developed for use in academic coursework and as a standalone training for health care providers (MDs, ARNP, Pharmacists, Social...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Hip Fractures in Older Adults: Peri-Operative Considerations

Hip Fractures in Older Adults: Peri-Operative Considerations is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which...

Aging and Immunity: The Important Role of Vaccines

Immune function wanes in all adults—whether healthy or sick—as they age into their fifth decade and beyond. Their bodies become less adept at...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: The Medicare Annual Wellness Visit

The Medicare Annual Wellness Visit is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Hearing Loss and Cognitive Assessment

Hearing Loss and Cognitive Assessment ...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Urinary Tract Infections in Long-Term Care

Urinary Tract Infections in Long-Term Care​ is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize...

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: Preparatory Grief

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

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Frailty - Elders at Risk

Frailty - Elders at Risk is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Assessing and Intervening in Fall Risk in Older Adults

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

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Low Vision Aids

Aids for Patients with Low Vision is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Fit to Fly? Older Adults and Air Travel

Fit to Fly? Older Adults and Air Travel  is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Hospice Eligibility for Patients with COPD

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

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Aortic Stenosis

Aortic Stenosis is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics...

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