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Aging and Immunity: The Important Role of Vaccines

Immune function wanes in all adults—whether healthy or sick—as they age into their fifth decade and beyond. Their bodies become less adept at...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Hearing Loss and Cognitive Assessment

Hearing Loss and Cognitive Assessment ...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Urinary Tract Infections in Long-Term Care

Urinary Tract Infections in Long-Term Care​ is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: The Medicare Annual Wellness Visit

The Medicare Annual Wellness Visit is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Aortic Stenosis

Aortic Stenosis is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Hoarding Disorder

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

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Not all Dementia is Alzheimer's Disease

Not all Dementia is Alzheimer's Disease is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Preparatory Grief

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

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...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Frailty - Elders at Risk

Frailty - Elders at Risk is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Assessing and Intervening in Fall Risk in Older Adults

"Falls in Elders" is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics and provide...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Low Vision Aids

Aids for Patients with Low Vision is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Fit to Fly? Older Adults and Air Travel

Fit to Fly? Older Adults and Air Travel  is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Hospice Eligibility for Patients with COPD

Hospice Eligibility for Patients with COPD is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key...

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...

ACUTE MANAGEMENT OF OLDER ADULT FOUND DOWN WITH ALTERED MENTAL STATUS

This case study was developed for use in academic coursework and as a standalone training for health care providers (MDs, ARNP, Pharmacists, Social...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Anxiety in Older Adults - Pharmacotherapy

Anxiety in Older Adults - Pharmacotherapy is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Ethnic, Racial, and Cultural Perceptions in End-of-Life Issues

Ethnic, Racial, and Cultural Perceptions in End-of-Life Issues is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact...

Where's the Fall Risk?

One in four older adults have a fall or fall-related injury every year. “Where’s the Fall Risk?” is an interactive educational game that allows...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Anemia of Chronic Disease

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

Iron Deficiency Anemia Across the Lifespan

The Iron Deficiency Anemia across the Lifespan module was created for first-year medical students in the Cellular Function in Medical Genetics Course...

Compendium of Five Case Studies: Lessons for Interprofessional Teamwork in Education and Workplace Learning Environments

The VA Centers of Excellence in Primary Care Education began educational activities in Academic Year 2011-2012 to improve primary care education,...

Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing: Overview of Resources

The Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing (HIGN) at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing offers a number of evidence-based online resources for...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Hyponatremia in Older Adults - Therapeutic Considerations

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Hyponatremia in Older Adults - Therapeutic Considerations is one of a continuing...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Dialysis in the Older Adult - Practical Considerations

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Dialysis in the Older Adult - Practical Considerations is one of a continuing series...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Hyponatremia in Older Adults: Diagnosis

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Hyponatremia in Older Adults: Diagnosisis one of a continuing series of practical,...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Health Risks for Family Caregivers

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Health Risks for Family Caregivers is one of a continuing series of practical...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Conducting Spiritual Assessment with Older Adults

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Conducting Spiritual Assessment with Older Adults is one of a continuing series of...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Animal-Assisted Interventions for Older Adults - Part 2

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Animal-Assisted Interventions for Older Adults - Part 2 is one of a continuing series...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Peripheral Arterial Disease

"Peripheral Arterial Disease" is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Canes

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

Educational Measurement Workshop: A Sweet Approach to Understanding the Basic Principles of Educational Measurement

Increasingly, medical educators are expected to design, implement, and analyze the results of an array of learner assessment strategies ranging from...

Interprofessional Didactic on Medication Reconciliation for Medical and Pharmacy Students

Introduction
Medical schools are now required to include interprofessional training in which students collaborate with other healthcare...

Medication Management

The Medication Management Module uses a team approach to reduce error and improve the quality of health care for older adults. This interdisciplinary...

Advance Care Planning

The Advance Care Planning Module uses a team approach to reduce errors and improve the quality of health care for older adults. This ...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Animal-Assisted Interventions for Older Adults

 Animal-Assisted Interventions for Older Adults is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Nocturia in Older Adults

Nocturia In Older Adults ...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Urinary Incontinence--Diagnosis

"Urinary Incontinence--Diagnosis" is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Urinary Incontinence--Treatment

"Urinary Incontinence--Treatment"  is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric...

Hospice Social Work and Caregiver Stress Case Study

Practice issues related to who is the primary client, family-focused care, and strategies to prevent caregiver burnout are illustrated in this case...

Establishing goals of care- Standardized caregiver interview

This Observed Standardized Caregiver (SCG) interview is designed to be used with geriatric fellows. The goal is to assess the fellow's competence in...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Diagnosing Tremors

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

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Driving and the Older Adult

Driving and the Older Adult: is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics...

Elder Care - A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Hearing Loss

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

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Resilience in Aging

Resilience in Aging is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Don't Forget Dementia

"Don't Forget Dementia" is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics and...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Macular Degeneration

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

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Music and Communication

Music and Communication is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Elder Abuse: Warning Signs

"Elder Abuse: Warning Signs" is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics...

Mini-Cog Clinical Evaluation Exercise (Mini-CEX)

This Mini-Cog Clinical Evaluation Exercise (Mini-CEX) is a revision of the Ehrlich and Freeman's (2011) Clinical Evaluation Exercise (Mini CEX) Mini-...

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