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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...

Dementia: A Practical Approach

This one hour...

IMPACT/INTERACT: Improving Care Transitions to Post Acute Care

This one hour video lecture...

End Stage Dementia

This one hour...

Vascular Influences on Late-Life Depression

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides provides an overview of vascular disease in late life depression. The target audience...

Geriatric Care Management Bibliography

Sixteen current and quality peer-reviewed articles on the field of Geriatric Care Management are annotated in this bibliography.

African American Elders Bibliography

This bibliography lists 36 annotatied peer-reviewed articles on African American elders' health status and risks, socioeconomic factors, health...

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Bibliography

This bibliography contains a list of 44 annotated peer-reviewed articles on grandparents raising grandchildren -- ...

Asian American Elders Bibliography

This bibliography annotates 32 peer-reviewed articles on Asian American elders and their caregivers, health outcomes, disability rates, attitudes,...

Latino Elders Bibliography

This bibliography contains 21 annotated peer-reviewed articles regarding Latino elders' health inequities, social relationships, caregiving/...

Direct Care Workers and Older Adults Bibliography

This annotated bibliography contains 48 peer-reviewed articles on direct care workers and older adults.

Native American Elders Bibliography

This bibliography contains 24 annotates peer-reviewed articles on Native American elders.

Ageism Bibliography

This annotated bibliography contains 17 peer-reviewed articles on ageism, including several articles regarding university students' attitudes toward...

Introduction to the Geriatric History and Physical Exam

With a growing number of older adult patients entering the health care system and fewer students and residents pursing geriatric medicine,1,2...

SAGE Intrinsic Aging: A Histological Perspective: Musculoskeletal System

This module demonstrates the normal age-related changes in the musculoskeletal system and their clinical implications. A highlight of these modules...

Error Disclosure: An Interprofessional Clinical Skills Session

The goal of this clinical skills session is for students to gain skills in working in teams during a particularly difficult situation: the team...

Medication Review Worksheet 2015

Polypharmacy is associated with a variety of adverse outcomes in older adults including falls, adverse drug events, hospitalization, mortality, and...

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

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

Interprofessional Grand Rounds

The Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, together with the Rutgers University School of Nursing, and Rutgers School of Health Related...

Gait Velocity Assessment Toolkit

Gait Velocity is a marker of functional and cognitive status in older adults.  Slow gait speed has been associated with poor clinical outcomes such...

Geriatric Fast Facts Quizzes

Geriatric Fast Facts (GFFs) [www.geriatricfastfacts.com] is a mobile enabled website which contains 1-2...

EPIC Delirium Prevention and Treatment Sets and Stop Orders

Best practices for delirium prevention and management are reinforced/engineered through our  EPIC order sets and treatment protocols. Geriatric...

It Takes a Village: Interprofessional Geriatrics Case Conference

Residency programs are grappling with the best ways to improve their curriculua to meet the requirements of the Next Accreditation System and ACGME ...

Palliative Care Case

Using a case study participants will follow an older patient who requires increasing levels of care. After breaking...

Assessing Capability of Medical Decision Making Capacity

A multifacted program focused on Assessment of Medical Decision Making Capacity. It includes the following education and assessment tools:

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2015 Quick Reference App: Internal Medicine and Family Medicine Resident Geriatric Competencies

In 2010, the essential geriatric competencies for Internal Medicine (IM) and Family Medicine (FM) residents were published. To reinforce and...

Geriatric Nephrology OSCE

At the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), geriatricians, nephrologists and medical educators worked together to create and implement a geriatric...

Ethnogeriatrics: Language Translation Podcast

This is a podcast discussion on language translation that took place at the 2014 American Geriatric Society Annual Scientific Meeting in the...

Wound Care and Ostomy Nursing

This resident education module was developed to educate residents on what other team members do.  The content was organized around the IM-FM...

A Developmental Approach to Campus-Wide Interprofessional Education: From Exposure to Immersion using a Geriatric Case Study

This session will provide health professions students the opportunity to become immersed in a realistic interrprofessional (IP) care planning...

Physical Therapists Optimize Movement

This resident education module was developed to educate residents on what other team members do.  The content was organized around the IM-FM...

PRIMED and READY: A Transitions of Care Pocket Card

     Transitions of care are important in improving patient safety and decreasing health care costs. Despite the necessity of education about this...

Multiple Chronic Conditions: Geriatrics Evaluation and Management Strategies (MCC GEMS) App

With a grant from the Agency for...

Multimorbidity Toolkit

In July 2012, the AGS published the Guiding Principles for the...

Diabetes Management in Long Term Care

Guidelines for managing diabetes in older adults and particularly the long-term care population have changed significantly over recent years. ...

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: 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: Medical Decision-Making Capacity

Medical Decision-Making Capacity is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key...

Palliative Care Lectures

This educational series of lectures was designed with a focus to...

Trauma History Case Study

This case study concerns Mr. W, a 67-year-old Vietnam War Army Veteran who was deployed during the later years of the war and honorably discharged....

How Policy Impacts Practice: Case Study & Role Play

The purpose of this case study is to identify policies affecting the key characters and decision makers, which is a skill central to being an...

Multigenerational Issues and Caregiving Case Study

This case study is useful for understanding family...

Social Services with Older Adults Assignment

Undergraduate social work students participate in a semester-long person-centered care project with memory impaired residents at an assisted-living...

Self-Directed Learning Assignment on Cancer Screening in Older Patients

This self-directed learning assignment was created to complement the required 2-week ambulatory geriatrics curriculum for PGY1’s at the University of...

Social Justice: Practice with Organizations and Communities Teaching Casebook

This comprehensive teaching casebook provides guidance on incorporating gerontological competencies into required generalist courses focusing on...

Multigenerational Family Dynamics Case Study

This case study was developed by two master's level social work students at the University of Washington for a generalist practice course on...

Housecalls Pocket Card

This pocket card is designed to prepare learners to conduct a home visit.  The pocket card can be reviewed prior to a visit to help prepare the...

The Adapted Mini-CEX for Geriatric Psychiatry: Communicating with Dementia Patients

This Mini-Clinical Evaluation Exercise (Mini-CEX) is designed to observe a trainee obtaining a history from a patient with dementia.  The trainee is...

Evaluation and Management of Late Life Psychosis

This self-directed, web-based, interactive educational module addresses the evaluation and management of psychosis in older adults.

SAGE Intrinsic Aging: A Histological Perspective: Cardiovascular System

This module demonstrates normal changes of aging and the clinical implications of these aging-related changes via histology. A highlight of these...

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