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Medicine Clerkship Geriatrics Formative OSCE: Older Adult with Fatigue

Medicine Clerkship Geriatrics Formative OSCE: Older Adult with Fatigue

University of Massachusetts Medical School
Author(s):  
Gary Blanchard, MD, Sarah McGee, MD, Melissa Fischer, MD, Wendy Gammon, MD
Sponsor: 
Donald W. Reynolds Foundation
POGOe Id: 
20696
Date Posted: 
09/07/2010
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
09/07/2010
Abstract: 

This is a standardized patients case focused on the presentation and differential diagnosis of depression in an older adult.  This was developed as a formative experience for 3rd year medical students during the Medicine Clerkship.  Students debrief with a geriatrician after this formative OSCE. 

Educational objectives: 
  • To perform a focused history and physical exam with an older adult presenting with a chief complaint of fatigue.
  •  To develop a differentaial diagnosis and initial plan for evaluation and management for an older adult presenting with a chief complaint of fatigue.
  •  In the context of the formative OSCE perform and interpret a screening cognitive assesment utilizing the Mini Cog. 
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Dr. Gary Blanchard, Melissa Fischer, Wendy Gammon and Sarah McGee. Medicine Clerkship Geriatrics Formative OSCE: Older Adult with Fatigue. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2010 Available from: https://pogoe.org/productid/20696