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3D (dementia, depression, delirium) Flipped Classroom Didactic for Medical Students

Background: Dementia, delirium, and depression are core minimum competencies outlined by the AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) for...

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...

Family Meeting OSCE Assessment Tool (FMOSCEAT)

A cornerstone procedure in palliative medicine is to perform family meetings, also referred to as family conferences. Family meetings are reported to...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Presentation of Common Infections in Older Adults

Presentation of Common Infections in Older Adults is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Conducting Family Meetings

Conducting Family Meetings is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: COPD Management in Older Adults with Heart Disease or Diabetes

COPD Management in Older Adults with Heart Disease or Diabetes is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Medication-Induced Hypokalemia: A Common Problem

Medication-Induced Hypokalemia: A Common Problem is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: HIV/AIDS: Implications for Older Adult Patients

HIV/AIDS: Implications for Older Adult Patients is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key...

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

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

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Discussing Cognitive Aging with Patients and Families

Discussing Cognitive Aging with Patients and Families is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Managing Hypertension in Older Adults

"Managing Hypertension 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: Diabetes:Special Considerations for Older Adults

"Diabetes:Special Considerations for Older Adults" is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize...

Transitions of Care Workshop- Preparing 4th year Medical Students for Internship

Care Transitions are complicated and ineffective transitions result in poor patient outcomes and readmissions. The Association for American Medical...

Goals of Care Conversation Curriculum (GOCCC) Training

We developed a 3-part...

When Eating Problems Arise in Advanced Dementia: An Interdisciplinary Trigger Video

This is an interactive seminar centered on a trigger video depicting a family meeting with the treating physician, the speech and language...

When Patients Die: Decision-Making and Communication

With the aging population growing to be a significant portion of our population learners will likely face a scenario where a patient’s goals of care...

Urinary Incontinence OSCE

An OSCE examination was developed that evaluates assessment and evaluation of a geriatric patient suffering from urinary incontinence.  The OSCE...

Interprofessional Collaborator Mini-Course

Physicians (and other health professionals) are often expected to participate with teams of health professionals; however, postgraduate training...

Your Role in Delirium Detection and Treatment: An Interdisciplinary Approach

This 24 minute video defines delirium and clarifies the role of each member of the acute care interdisciplinary team in detecting delirium and...

Sensitivity: Demystifying Social Work With Older Adults Lecture

This PowerPoint lecture supports students in demystifying social work with older adults through defining ageism; providing tips to remember when...

Dementia & Delirium TBL

This program is a team based learning program we use with our third year medical students in our longitudinal integrated curriculum. Both the...

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...

Ageism Bibliography

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

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.

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...

Interprofessional Grand Rounds

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

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,...

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...

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...

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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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...

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