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...

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...

Multimorbidity Toolkit

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

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

With a grant from the Agency for...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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. ...

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...

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...

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...

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-...

Medical Reconciliation Worksheet

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

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...

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.  ...

TeamSTEPPS Didactic

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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