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Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Differentiating Palliative Care and Hospice Care

Differentiating Palliative Care and Hospice Care is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which...

Elder Care A Resource For Interprofessional Providers: Methadone for Treating Pain in Older Adults

Methadone for Treating Pain 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: Age-Related Vestibular Disorders: Implications for Older Adult Patients

Age-Related Vestibular Disorders: Implications for Older Adult Patients is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Rheumatoid Arthritis: Issues for Older Adults

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Issues for Older Adults is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Chronic Kidney Disease in Older Adults

Chronic Kidney Disease 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: Dentures

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Dentures is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Presbyphonia: The Aging Voice

Presbyphonia: The Aging Voice  is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Akathisia in Older Adults

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

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Parkinson's Disease

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Parkinson's Disease is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact...

Elder Care A Resource of Interprofessional Providers: Statin Therapy for Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in Older Adults

Statin Therapy for Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in Older Adults is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Sleep in Older Adults

Sleep in Older Adults is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics and...

Mini-Cog Clinical Evaluation Exercise (Mini-CEX)

This Mini-Cog Clinical Evaluation Exercise (Mini-CEX) is a revision of the Ehrlich and Freeman's (2011) Clinical Evaluation Exercise (Mini CEX) Mini-...

Goals of Care/Medication Management Clinical Evaluation Exercise (Mini-CEX)

This goals of care and/or medication management Clinical Evaluation Exercise (Mini-CEX) is designed to use with a learner during a patient encounter...

Mobility Clinical Evaluation Exercise (Mini-CEX)

This mobility Clinical Evaluation Exercise (Mini-CEX) is designed to use with a learner during an actual patient encounter. The leaner first views...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Frontotemporal Dementia

Frontotemporal Dementia 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: Motivational Interviewing with Older Adults

Motivational Interviewing with Older Adults is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize...

Building Caregiver Partnerships Through Interprofessional Education

Family caregivers are on the frontlines managing complicated chronic illnesses, assisting with day-to-day functioning, and providing direct care to...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Advance Directives

Advance Directives 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: Osteoarthritis: An Overview

Osteoarthritis: An Overview is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric...

The Hospitalized Older Adult

Older adults are exposed to multiple hazards during hospitalization resulting in multiple complications that limit their return to their functional...

Interdisciplinary Experience on ACE Unit

During a 2- or 4-week elective geriatric rotation for medical students and month-long required rotation for Family Medicine residents, learners spend...

Family Medicine Resident and Geriatric Fellow Longitudinal Home Visit Curriculum

With an aging population, the need to train primary care residents and geriatric fellows in home-based care continues to grow. A needs assessment of...

Medication Safety: A Key Ingredient to Your Health

'Medication Safety' is a training module designed to education older adults, caregivers, and healthcare students on key issues related to geriatric...

Geriatrics Self Learning Tools For Residents

The enclosed materials are learning tools developed to help medical residents on the geriatrics rotation at Montefiore Medical Center master delirium...

Your Role in Dementia Detection and Treatment: An Interdisciplinary Approach

This 30 minute "Concepts in Common" video synthesizes the key aspects of dementia from an interdisciplinary approach. All team members, including the...

Hacking Geriatrics: The World 2 Challenge

The World 2 Challenge is an innovative quality improvement competition designed by our Reynolds Next Steps team, based on the concept of a healthcare...

Barney Smith 3 - A Transitions of Care Interprofessional Education Standardized Patient

This transitions of care Interprofessional education standardized patient serves to train Year 3 medical students and graduate students from physical...

Barney Smith - A Progressive Palliative Care Standardized Patient

This six part progressive standardized patent serves re train medical students to care for an older adult with a life limiting condition, including...

Geriatric Medicine Consult Curriculum for Orthopedic Surgery

Geriatrics/medicine curriculum developed for Orthopedic residents to complete during a required Internal Medicine consult rotation.  Topics include:...

Health Literacy and the Older Adult Module - Online

This is a comprehensive web-based, online interactive module on Health Literacy in the Older Adult. It incorporates multiple modalities including...

Your Role After a Fall: Assessment and Communication - An Interdisciplinary Approach

This educational module is intended for an interdisciplinary audience of staff who work with older patients in hospitals or long term care facilities...

Advance Care Planning and POLST Conversation Guide

This is an educational product to teach health care providers how to conduct goals of care conversations with patients and caregivers

Healthy Brain, Healthy Mind

'Healthy Brain, Healthy Mind' (HBHM) is a five session educational course for patients and other older adults (ie, caregivers) that nonstigmattically...

IMPROVE Polypharmacy Clinic Resource Site

Polypharmacy and inappropriate prescribing are common among older adults. Polypharmacy is associated with a variety of adverse outcomes in older...

Interprofessional Geriatric Education and Training in Texas: Seniors Assisting in Geriatric Education - Interprofessional Team-Based Training, Assignments & Grading

The Seniors Assisting in Geriatric Education (SAGE) program consists of an educational curriculum and community based outreach...

Surgical Palliative Care Immersion Training

We developed a mandatory Surgical Palliative Care Immersion Training (SPCIT) for all surgical residents.  It was modeled after the Chief Resident...

Geriatric Interprofessional Teaching Clinic (GITC)
•Collaborative interprofessional practice and care are essential to the complex healthcare needs of a rapidly growing...
Using a checklist to evaluate hospitalized patients who suffer a fall

This 45 minute Power Point presentation is designed to provide trainees and practicing hospitalists with an approach to the evaluation of...

The Geriatric Transitions Objective Structured Video Examination (GT-OSVE)

OSVEs (Objective Structured Video Examinations) may be used to teach principles of effective interdisciplinary team-based transitional care.  First...

MDTea Podcast

The MDTea podcasts are a series of podcasts designed for health and social care staff caring for older patients. Each episode we present a single...

Interprofessional Geriatric Education and Training in Texas: Fall Risk Education & Assessment

Each year...

The Geriatric Experience Multimedia Menu for Residents and Medical Students on Geriatrics Rotation

This multimedia menu was created to add variety to a geriatrics rotation for third- and fourth-year medical students and family medicine residents...

Interprofessional Geriatric Education and Training in Texas: Elder Mistreatment

Although estimates vary, it is generally believed that 11% of the elderly are abused. According to the National Incidence Study on Elder Abuse,...

Interdisciplinary Health Profession Module Videos

Care teams often don't know how to effectively and efficiently collaborate when addressing a patient’s health. Depending on a patient’s needs, team...

Nonpharmacologic Management of BPSD: Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia

In 2012, 5.4 million Americans were diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease.  Lifetime risk of experiencing BPSD (B...

Ambulatory Geriatrics Curriculum for Internal Medicine Residents Module on BPSD: Agitation and Behavioral Problems in Dementia

In 2012, 5.4 million Americans are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease.  Lifetime risk of experiencing BPSD (B...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Animal-Assisted Interventions for Older Adults

 Animal-Assisted Interventions for 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: Recognition of Advanced Illness and Impending Death

Recognition of Advanced Illness and Impending Death is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which...

"TMI"... (Too Many Interpretations): Mr. Moore's Medication Misadventures!

This two hour interprofessional curriculum brings together fourth year medical students and third year pharmacy students in a hands-on, interactive ...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Multiple Myeloma

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

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