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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...

Veterans and Aging Bibliography

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

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...

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. ...

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...

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...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Delirium in the ICU

Delirium in the ICU  is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics...

GeriTeam Communication

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

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...

Discharge Planning and Care Transition Curriculum for Interns

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

Powerpoint: Medicare, Medicaid and Discharge Planning

This is a Powerpoint presentation designed to provide the backbone for a talk to primary care or specialty residents responsible for discharging...

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...

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-...

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...

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. ...

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.  ...

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 Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Management of Persistent Pain in Older Adults

Management of Persistent Pain in Older Adults is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which...

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 Abuse & The Case of Dorothy Johnson

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

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...

Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in the Aging Male

This PowerPoint presentation reviews an extremely common quality of life issue in the elderly male population.  The target audience is healthcare...

Geriatric Cardiology OSCE: The Hidden Curriculum, Identifying End Stage Heart Disease & Clarifying Care Goals

Fellowship Programs must soon comply with the ACGME's Next...

Interdisciplinary Team Care

Research suggests that good interdisciplinary team communication leads to improved patient and family outcomes (i.e., high levels of patient and...

Geriatric Cardiology OSCE: The Hidden Curriculum, Identifying Hypoactive Delirium When Obtaining Procedural Consent

Fellowship Programs must soon comply with the ACGME's Next Accreditation System (NAS) milestone performance tracking and reporting requirement and...

AGS Updated 2012 Beers Criteria for Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Adults

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides provides an overview of the 2012 Beers List for potentially inappropriate medication...

Veterans Homeless Program Update

This one hour video lecture with...

Behavioral Approach to Agitation in Dementia

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides provides guidance for behavioral approaches for agitation in patients with dementia...

Lipids and Aging

This one hour video lecture with 10 page handout provides an overview of cardiovascular risk with aging and obestiy. The target audience is...

Alzheimer's Disease and Implications for Underserved Populations

This one hour video lecture with...

Geriatric Depression and Other Mood Disorders

This one hour video...

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...

Transitions of Care: Online Curriculum

This module presents a series of case studies with patient information, interactions with medical staff, analysis, diagnosis and care recommendations...

Patient-Centered Medical Home M4 Seminar

The Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) is a medical practice model in which the provider is enabled to practice primary care in a more ideal,...

Aging Q3 Curriculum on Hearing Loss and Aging

Using the Assessing Care of Vulnerable Elders (or ACOVE) paradigm and the principles of Academic Detailing, Aging Q3 is developing curricula on 16...

Aging Q3 Curriculum on Urinary Incontinence and Aging

Using the Assessing Care of Vulnerable Elders (or ACOVE) paradigm and the principles of Academic Detailing, Aging Q3 is developing curricula on 16...

Medical Student Curriculum: Cognitive & Behavioral Disorders Domain

The curriculum module was developed for faculty use in teaching medical students the fundamental knowledge and skills required to build competence in...

Interprofessional Team Care Symposium for Medical Students

The successful medical care of adults with multiple medical, functional and social problems requires the expertise of multiple health disciplines...

Aging Q3 Curriculum on Depression and Aging

Using the Assessing Care of Vulnerable Elders (or ACOVE) paradigm and the principles of Academic Detailing, Aging Q3 is developing curricula on 16...

Patient and Family Centered Rounds: A description of interprofessional bedside rounds

Patient- and family-centered rounds (PFCR) is a model for empowering patients and families and improving communication and care in an academic,...

Hearing Loss in the Elderly

This PowerPoint video and audio discusses the pathophysiology, evaluation and treatment of hearing loss. Communicating with patients with hearing...

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