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Educational Materials

Integration of Elder Abuse and Neglect into a Domestic Violence Curriculum

This product can be integrated into an interclerkship for third year medical students, through lecture and a standardized patient (SP) experience....

Improving Antipsychotic Appropriateness in Dementia Patients

This website includes information and resources to help clinicians, providers, and consumers better understand how to manage problem behaviors and...

MUSC Aging Q3 Mobile App

Almost 2/3 of all people 25-34 years old have smartphones. A smartphone is a mobile phone with computer-like features that can include e-mail, an...

The Medication Screening Questionnaire (MSQ)

The Medication Screening Questionnaire (MSQ) is a new and comprehensive assessment tool used to teach trainees and postgraduate physicians and...

Aging Q3 Curriculum on Falls and Mobility of Older Adult Patients

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

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Improving Communication with Older Patients

Improving Communication with Older Patients is one of a continuing series...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Geriatric Evaluation

Geriatric Evaluation is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics and...

The Learning Curve: A Geriatrics Professional Development Webinar Series (2012 - 2 of 2) "Improving Clinical Care Through Quality Improvement"

This ongoing webinar series was...

The VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Homeless Veterans Program

This one hour lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes the VA Homeless Program services and outcomes. The target audience is...

Updating Tennessee Services: Helping Adults with Disabilities and Seniors Stay in the Community

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes resources for disabled persons and caregivers. During this lecture, both...

Interprofessional Geriatric Oncology 1: Risk Assessment Treatment Options in Older Adults with Cancer

Sixty percent of new cancers are diagnosed in patients 65 years and older. Cancer is the leading cause of death for men and women age 60-79....

Cognitive and Behavioral Disorders (CBD) Assessment Tool Kit

The Cognitive and Behavioral Disorders (CBD) Assessment Tool Kit was developed by the Education Committee and the Teachers Section of the American...

Building a Palliative Care Program

This is a PPT presentation given to the NJ Hospital Association's Council on End-of-life and Palliative Care. This presentation looks at the tools...

From Publication to Practice: An interdisciplinary look at labeling changes for acetaminophen and the implications for patient care

This special publication aims to inform health care providers, researchers, policy makers, caregivers, and patients about recent changes to...

From Publication to Practice: An interdisciplinary look at new developments in the prevention and treatment of influenza in older adults
This publication provides readers with information on how new advances in disease prevention, treatment, and management may improve elder care and...
From Publication to Practice: An interdisciplinary look at advancing pain care, education, and research - Responding to the IOM’s call to action to improve pain management

This special publication aims to inform health care providers, researchers, policy makers, caregivers, and patients about the recent report from the...

Standardized Patient Case for Informed Consent for Colonoscopy in Elderly Patients

This product includes an OSCE standardized patient case around the topic of informed consent for colonoscopy in an elderly patient with functional...

(Y6S1) ELDER Project: Palliative Care - Basic Principles

This session is based on the ELNEC (End of Life Nursing Educational Consortium) curriculum and contains activities and information regarding best...

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 2CK Test Prep Series 11-12: No. 36--To Be, or Not To Be

The Step2CK Test Prep Series was created by fourth-year students at the Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock as a project of the fourth-year...

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 2CK Test Prep Series 11-12: No. 73--Too Much of a Good Thing

The Step2CK Test Prep Series was created by fourth-year students at the Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock as a project of the fourth-year...

Communication Skills Workshop for Medicine Residents During Geriatrics Elective

Effective communication is essential to health care delivery, especially in care of the elderly, and is associated with increased adherence to...

Transitions of Care: Leaving the Hospital

This is a web-based, online, interactive module on "Transitions of Care: Leaving the Hospital" that is appropriate for learners from all disciplines...

Polypharmacy Pocket Card

This pocket card on "Polypharmacy" was developed as a supplement to teaching polypharmacy to ward teams in the inpatient setting; however, it applies...

Aging Q3 Curriculum on Dementia 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 Communicating About End of Life Care with Older Adult Patients and Their Families

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 Vision and Aging in Older Adult Patients

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 Continuity of Care in Older Adult Patients

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

Effective Communication with Older Adults in the clinical Setting

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes barriers and strategies to improve communication techniques. The target...

The Top Ten Questions About Osteoporosis

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides is a case based presentation on osteoporosis treatment. The target audience is...

Geriatric Emergency Medicine Online Curriculum (GEM-OC) 5 - ED Workflow and Dispo Decision-Making

This is Module Five of an online five-module curriculum. The modules, which are based on national geriatric emergency medicine competencies, cover a...

Reconstructive Urology and Geriatrics: Issues in older Adults

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes surgical options for urinary incontinence. The target audience is...

HIV & Older Adults

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes HIV prevalence and risk to older adults. The target audience is...

Pharmacologic Management of Diabetes in Elderly Adults

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes management of diabetes in elderly with reference to treatment goals and...

Obtaining a Functional History: Geriatrics and Aging through Transitional Environments (GATE) Curriculum for MS 1

"Obtaining a Functional History" is a curriculum for first year medical students consisting of a 1.5 hr didactic session on geriatric history-...

Electronic References and other Information Resources for Clinicians

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes resources for clinicians and caregivers, including new on-line information...

ElderQuest

ElderQuest is an interactive 3-D videogame aimed at helping medical students learn the AAMC geriatric competencies. The first 5-mission playpack of a...

The Top Ten Rheumatological Disorders of the Elderly

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides is a case based presentation on common rheumatologic diseases. The target audience is...

Hospice and Pain Management

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes evaluation and treatment of chronic pain in palliative care.  The target...

Depression and Grief in Older Adults: Realities of Aging

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes symptoms of depression in older patients including coping mechanisms for...

Geriatric Emergency Medicine Online Curriculum (GEM-OC) 3 - Discharge Planning

This is Module Three of an online five-module curriculum. The modules, which are based on national geriatric emergency medicine competencies, cover a...

An Integrative Health Approach to Pain Management for Older Adults

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes interdisciplinary and complementary approaches to identification and...

Falls and the Elderly

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes falls risks, evaluation, treatment and prevention. The target audience is...

Helping Families with Patients' Hospitalization & Decision-Making

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes communication strategies with families and patients in defining goals of...

Substance Abuse and Elders

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides defined addiction as it effects older patients and describes treatment strategies....

Cardiovascular Disease in the Elderly

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes the prevalence of cardovascular disease in aging including treatment and...

Geriatric Emergency Medicine Online Curriculum (GEM-OC) 2 - Transitions of Care

This is Module Two of an online five-module curriculum. The modules, which are based on national geriatric emergency medicine competencies, cover a...

Essential Tremors, Diagnosis and Treatment: Implications for the Elderly

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes diagnosis and pathophysiology of tremors with treatment strategies. The...

Quitting Tobacco: An Ageless Issue

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes smoking cessation techniques taliored to elderly patients. The target...

Alzheimer's Dementia Caregiver Case Study

The case study presents Mary Allen, a 70-year-old married African American devout Baptist with eight children, retired from being a certified nursing...

ePrognosis - Estimating Prognosis for Elders

Although many geriatric prognostic indices have been published, they may be difficult for busy clinicians to remember and use. The goal of ePrognosis...

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