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  1. Last Updated 01/28/2019

    According to estimates, 50% of older adults will have an operation after the age of 65 with postoperative delirium being the most common complication in this age group. Even though delirium is common, the diagnosis is often overlooked and ...

  2. Last Updated 10/10/2016

    We developed a mandatory Surgical Palliative Care Immersion Training (SPCIT) for all surgical residents.  It was modeled after the Chief Resident Immersion Training (CRIT) Program and included ½ day interactive small table, facilitated case ...

  3. Last Updated 06/17/2016

    An OSCE examination was developed that evaluates assessment and evaluation of a geriatric patient suffering from urinary incontinence.  The OSCE allows for evaluation of communication and history taking skills as well as for a focused ...

  4. Last Updated 02/04/2016

    With a growing number of older adult patients entering the health care system and fewer students and residents pursing geriatric medicine,1,2 it is critical to prepare all medical students, no matter their specialty choice, with ...

  5. Last Updated 06/30/2019

    OSVEs (Objective Structured Video Examinations) may be used to teach principles of effective interdisciplinary team-based transitional care.  First introduced at the Medical College of Wisconsin in the mid-1990s, the OSVEs were used as brief ...

  6. Last Updated 07/18/2016

    A cornerstone procedure in palliative medicine is to perform family meetings, also referred to as family conferences. Family meetings are reported to improve communication between the health care team and the patient and/or their family. ...