The Portal of Geriatrics Online Education

Educational Materials

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...

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...

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: 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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

Aging in Place Bibliography

Twenty-five peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and online resources are clearly annotated, providing readers with important readings related to...

Cultural Diversity Bibliography

Detailed annotations of 19 articles and book chapters describing all aspects of cultural diversity in relation to health, mental health, individual...

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...

Dementia and Social Policy Bibliography

This bibliography annotates 23 peer-reviewed articles, online publications, patient and provider guides, and other resources on dementia and social...

SAGE Intrinsic Aging: A Histological Perspective: Urinary System Module

This module demonstrates the normal age-related changes in the urinary system and its clinical implications. A highlight...

Person-Centered and Participant-Directed Services and Supports Bibliography

This bibliography contains over 40 annotated peer-reviewed articles, online publications, patient and provider guides, and other resources on person-...

Veterans and Aging Bibliography

This bibliography contains nearly 40 peer-reviewed articles, online publications, websites, and other resources on veterans and aging.

Productive Aging Bibliography

This bibliography contains 46 annotated articles, book chapters, and online reports on productive aging.

Gait Disorders in the Elderly

This educational modules teaches learners how to recognize normal patterns of gait in the elderly and discuss various geriatric gait disorders. ...

Cognitive Assessment in the Elderly

This module demonstrates how to administer the Montreal Cognitive Assessment Test (MoCA).  The MoCA was created to screen patients who present with...

A Geriatric Interview with the Gynecologist

Assessing and treating gynecologic conditions is important in all decades of a woman's life.  Each decade of life presents a unique set of issues for...

Degenerative Aortic Stenosis

The UT Southwestern SAGE Aortic Stenosis module is self-directed learning of degenerative aortic stenosis in the elderly. After completion of the...

GeriTeam Communication

This app was designed to introduce learners to the outpatient Geriatric health care team, common Geriatric terminology and ways to optimally ...

Discharge Planning and Care Transition Curriculum for Interns

A discharge planning curriculum for internal medicine and family medicine interns consisting of two parts:...

Chief Resident Workshop in Bad News Communication & Learner Feedback

Incoming chief residents from all departments participate in a 90 minutes workshop with the dual objectives of teaching a model for sharing bad news...

Wake GPS Quality Improvement Project Handbook

This handbook was developed for the Geriatrics Principles for Specialists (GPS) Program of Wake Forest School of Medicine.  In order to facilitate...

Medical Student Interprofessional Team Exercise on Dementia Post-Hospital Care

This exercise is an introduction for 3rd year medical students to community-based Long-term care services and supports (LTSS) and home and community-...

An Inter-Professional Education Delirium Simulation Pilot Project

Case Overview: Ida Mae Homer is an 80 year-old woman with a 5-year history of Alzheimer’s disease.  Her granddaughter has been...

TeamSTEPPS® for Primary Care Teams

This educational module was designed to teach internal medicine residents about the importance of effective teamwork and how effective teamwork...

TeamSTEPPS Didactic

This didactic is given to a mix of medical, pharmacy, and physician assistant students.  Internal medicine residents also attend this didactic during...

Medical Reconciliation Worksheet

A useful tool for trainees and practitioners that facilitates appropriate medication reconciliation during transitions of care. Preceptors can use as...

GeriaTrailers

The didactic lecture remains a primary method of instruction in medical education, particularly for large class sizes. Capturing and maintaining the...

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.  ...

Advance Care Planning Curriculum

Advance care planning (ACP) is a critical component of quality end-of-life care, yet there is little formal training in medical school education. ...

Interprofessional Standardized Patient Exercise (ISPE): The Case of “Elsie Smith”

Interprofessional education (IPE) occurs when students/trainees of two or more healthcare professions engage in learning with, from, and about each...

Elder Abuse & The Case of Dorothy Johnson

This Elder Abuse Case of Dorothy Johnson was presented on Interprofessional Education Day at the University of New...

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...

Hospital-to-Home Care Transitions Program

This unique program is designed for students to make a...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Osteoporosis: Good Bone Gone Bad

Osteoporosis: Good Bone Gone Bad is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Biologic Agents for Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Older Adults

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

Hearing Loss in Older Adults

This one hour video lecture with...

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