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Educational Materials

TeamSTEPPS Didactic

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

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...

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...

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...

Interdisciplinary Team Care

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

Veterans Homeless Program Update

This one hour video lecture with...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Perioperative Evaluation and Management with Geriatric Consideration Powerpoint

This powerpoint presentation covers the perioperative evaluation and management of adult patients and includes considerations prominent in the care...

Medical Office Survey (MOS-T) on Patient Safety with Team Skills Addendum

The Medical Office Survey on Patient Safety was developed by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to measure patient safety culture in an...

Elder Abuse Simulation

Elder abuse is expected to rise as the number of elderly frail patients increase.  Signs of elder abuse or neglect often mimic normal physiological...

Anatomy Image Atlas on Aging: Heart

The Image Atlas of Aging is an original UMMS educational product developed to highlight the normal age-related anatomic and histological changes...

Interprofessional Geriatric Oncology 2: Decision Making for Older Adults with Cancer

For older adults, cancer may be...

Interprofessional Geriatric Transitions of Care and Discharge Planning Series 1: Ensuring Safe Transitions

"Transitional care is defined as a set of actions designed to ensure the coordination and...

Interprofessional Geriatric Transitions of Care and Discharge Planning Series 2: Discharge Planning and Home Community-Based Services to Support Safe Transitions

Description:

Medicare states that discharge planning is "A process used to decide what a patient needs for a smooth transition from...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Lung Cancer Screening in Older Adults

Lung Cancer Screening in Older Adults  is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key...

Objective Structured Clinical Examination Case: Mary Smith

The case of Mary Smith is a standardized patient case designed for third and fourth year medical students. Mary Smith is a 70-year-old African...

Standardized Patient: Margaret Pelli

The case of Margaret Pelli is a skills-based standardized patient case designed for second year medical students. Margaret Pelli is a 74-year-old...

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides provides review of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)...
Care Transitions Curriculum for Medicine Residents.

The Joint Commission, American Geriatric Society, ACGME and LCME have all identified care transitions as a core element of patient care and a...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Heart Failure Management - in the Home and Community

Heart Failure Management - in the Home and Community  is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which...

Breaking Bad News using Role-Playing: A Multimedia Instructional Activity for Faculty/Facilitators Teaching Medical Trainees

A small-group instructional session on breaking bad news has been a component of the medical...

Pocket card for emergency medicine trainees on medication prescribing in older adults

This double-sided pocket card is a quick reference tool for use in emergency medicine or internal medicine.  The card contains tables listing...

AEGIS - Surgical Informed Consent of the Geriatric Patient: First Do No Harm

Informed Consent is an essential surgical skill that has moral, ethical and practical implications for the older patient. This module uses three...

Delirium: Prevention and Management in Hospitalized Elders

This course is intended for interdisciplinary members of the healthcare team in the hospital setting to improve knowledge of issues surrounding...

Geriatric EMR Templates

This project involved “geriatricizing” the EMR through the creation of geriatric templates so that it could be used to enhance geriatric education in...

ePrognosis: Cancer Screening decision support app

The free "ePrognosis: Cancer Screening" app aims to help trainees and practicing clinicians guide conversations with elderly patients of whether to...

Elder Care - A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: The Role of Physical Exercise in Cognitive Function

The Role of Physical Exercise in Cognitive Function is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which...

It's My Old Back, Again: An Approach to Diagnosing and Managing Back Pain in the Older Adult.

Assessing and treating pain in older adults is of critical importance for nearly all health care providers. Back pain is a common, costly, disabling...

Shared Decision Making

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An Introduction to Grandparent Caregivers

The US Census first measured grandparent caregivers in 2000 and found that 2.4 million grandparents identified themselves as being responsible for a...

Decision-making in Multimorbid Patients

This workshop is designed to introduce learners (medical students or residents) to the concept of multimorbidity and an approach to decision-making...

Meals-on-Wheels Falls Risk Assessment Program

Falls in older adults have significant outcomes including injury, isolation due to the fear of falling, and an increase in morbidity and mortality....

Anatomy Image Atlas of Aging: Liver

The Image Atlas of Aging is an original UMMS educational product developed to highlight the normal age-related anatomic and histological changes...

How to discuss Code Status and make a recommendation

Code status discussions are often rushed events done during a hospital admission by a doctor that the patient has never met.  The content, and...

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