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Pain and Aging: Recognizing and Assesssing Pain in Older Adults

This is the second of three slide presentations with accompanying audio lectures by Keela Herr, PhD, RN, FAAN, AGSF, of the University of Iowa...

Pharmacologic Management of Persistent Pain in Older Adults: Best Practice Recommendations

This is the third of three slide presentations with accompanying audio lectures by Keela Herr, PhD, RN, FAAN, AGSF, of the University of Iowa College...

KBIT (Delirium Module): Knowledge Based Inference Tool

Learners using the KBIT Delirium Module will pick from 12 differential diagnoses of delirium based on histories, physical exam findings, and...

Patient-Doctor Relationship

This lecture presentation focuses on teaching effective doctor-patient communication skills to first-year medical students.

Diagnosing and Treating Anxiety in the Elderly

The podcast focuses on assessment and treatment of anxiety in older adults.  It also covers diagnosis criteria and treatment strategies for...

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 2CK Test Prep Series 10-11: No. 88--The Increasingly Common Case of Mr. Mnemonic

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 2 CK Test Prep Series 09-10: No. 7--Cracking Under the Pressure Ulcer

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 1 Prep Series 2011: No. 119--The Case of the Right-sided Headache and Visual Disturbance

The Step1 Test Prep Series was created by second-year students at the Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock as a project of the MS2 Aging Block of...

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 2 CK Test Prep Series 09-10: No. 42--Harry the Hyperkalemic

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 2 CK Test Prep Series 09-10: No. 18--Bloated, Beat Betty

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 2 CK Test Prep Series 09-10: No. 38--Determined Diana

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...

Anemia and Myelodysplastic Disorders in Older Adults: A Case Based Problem Learning Module

This module is a case based problem learning module targeted at 2nd year medical school students.  The anemia & myelodysplastic...

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 1 Prep Series 2011: No. 110--A Pain in the...Back

The Step1 Test Prep Series was created by second-year students at the Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock as a project of the MS2 Aging Block of...

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 2CK Test Prep Series 10-11: No. 14--Weight a Minute

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 1 Prep Series 2011: No. 46--The iPhone Wielding Wife

The Step1 Test Prep Series was created by second-year students at the Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock as a project of the MS2 Aging Block of...

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 1 Prep Series 2011: No. 83--The Bewildered Burn Patient

The Step1 Test Prep Series was created by second-year students at the Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock as a project of the MS2 Aging Block of...

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 1 Prep Series 2011: No. 100--Granny's Gut Problem

The Step1 Test Prep Series was created by second-year students at the Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock as a project of the MS2 Aging Block of...

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 1 Prep Series 2011: No. 126--Mr. Grover's Lung Mass

The Step1 Test Prep Series was created by second-year students at the Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock as a project of the MS2 Aging Block of...

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 2CK Test Prep Series 10-11: No. 100--I'm Healthy But My Bloodwork Says Otherwise

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 1 Prep Series 2011: No. 47--Bones & Groans

The Step1 Test Prep Series was created by second-year students at the Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock as a project of the MS2 Aging Block of...

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 1 Prep Series 2011: No. 55--The Ear Bashers

The Step1 Test Prep Series was created by second-year students at the Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock as a project of the MS2 Aging Block of...

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 1 Prep Series 2011: No. 115--The Short-Tempered Patient

The Step1 Test Prep Series was created by second-year students at the Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock as a project of the MS2 Aging Block of...

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 1 Prep Series 2011: No.128--The Best Last Day Ever

The Step1 Test Prep Series was created by second-year students at the Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock as a project of the MS2 Aging Block of...

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 2CK Test Prep Series 10-11: No. 73--Why so nauseous?

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 10-11: No. 40--High K in the E.R.

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 1 Prep Series 2011: No. 53--The Mystery Mass

The Step1 Test Prep Series was created by second-year students at the Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock as a project of the MS2 Aging Block of...

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 1 Prep Series 2011: No. 37--The Case of the Elderly Vegan

The Step1 Test Prep Series was created by second-year students at the Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock as a project of the MS2 Aging Block of...

Skilled Nursing Facilities (Nursing Home)

This lecture presentation provides an overview of nursing home care for medical students and residents.

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 1 Prep Series 2011: No. 51--The Jitterbug Blues

The Step1 Test Prep Series was created by second-year students at the Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock as a project of the MS2 Aging Block of...

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 1 Prep Series 2011: No. 13--Dermatomal Decrepitude

The Step1 Test Prep Series was created by second-year students at the Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock as a project of the MS2 Aging Block of...

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 1 Prep Series 2011: No. 81--Yesterday's Dinner, Tomorrow's Lung Infection

The Step1 Test Prep Series was created by second-year students at the Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock as a project of the MS2 Aging Block of...

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 2CK Test Prep Series 10-11: No. 104--The Costly Occlusion

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 1 Prep Series 2011: No. 85--The Consequences of Long-Standing Hypertension

The Step1 Test Prep Series was created by second-year students at the Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock as a project of the MS2 Aging Block of...

Caring for the Hospitalized Geriatric Patient - A Pocket Card

This pocket teaching card is designed for ward-based teaching and hospitalized-based care of geriatric patients. 

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 2CK Test Prep Series 10-11: No. 82--Pain in the Neck

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 10-11: No. 36--Insulin vs. Autonomy

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 10-11: No. 46--My Insides Are Falling Out

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 2CK Test Prep Series 10-11: No. 37--Fear and Loathing in Podagra

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 10-11: No. 1--Elderly Cancer Survivor with Scary Bruises

The Step 2CK 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...

Geriatric Learning Series: Ankle Foot Orthotics

A look at one of many orthotics that could be used in the geriatric population. This web module is designed for interdisciplinary training. A common...

Clinical Informatics Consult Service (CICS) Geriatrics Information Packets

The Clinical Informatics Consult Service (CICS) is a program offered by the Knowledge Management/Eskind Biomedical Library (KM/EBL) team at...

Urinary Incontinence

This web-based module for third-year medical students reviews acute and established forms of urinary incontinence, clinical features, and the...

Student/Senior Partner Program (SSPP)-Medical Student Handbook

This handbook is designed for first-year medical students participating in a Student/Senior partnership program.  The overall focus is the patient-...

Cultural Aspect in Health Care for Vietnamese American Elderly

This lecture presentation focuses on caring for Vietnamese geriatric patients.

Dementia Vs. Delirium: Diagnosis Makes a Difference Sometimes...

Identification, treatment, and management of dementia and/or delirium applicable in acute care settings and long term or skilled nursing facility...

Interviewing a Grandparent Caregiver with Age Related Hearing Loss

In this case, an older adult brings their grandchild to the ER due to a clonidine overdose. Pediatric residents are sent to obtain a history from the...

The Medication History: A Small Group Session on Interviewing a Patient Regarding Medication Use

This 45-60 minute instructional activity is designed for small groups (4-8) of medical trainees to apply basic information learned about taking a...

Geriatrics Scholars Program

The Geriatrics Scholars Program is a new offering for first-year students at the University of Missouri. M1s who are enrolled in the Heyssel-STEP...

Hazards of Hospitalization

A lecture presentation on the hazards of hospitalization and the risks for functional decline for hospitalized older adults. Includes an image by M.C...

End of Life Care 5: Pain Management in End of Life Care

Effectively managing pain requires that healthcare providers understand the types of pain, as well as the assessments utilized to measure pain and...

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