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Educational Materials

Evaluating the Older Adult's Ability to Live Independently or Drive: An Occupational Therapist's Role in Assessment

This resident education module was developed to educate residents on what other team members do.  The content was organized around the IM-FM...

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

Sleep in Older Adults 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: Presbyphonia: The Aging Voice

Presbyphonia: The Aging Voice  is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Hypothyroidism in the Very Old

"Hypothyroidsim in the Very Old" is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Conducting Family Meetings

Conducting Family Meetings is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Osteoarthritis: An Overview

Osteoarthritis: An Overview is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric...

It Takes a Village: Interprofessional Geriatrics Case Conference

Residency programs are grappling with the best ways to improve their curriculua to meet the requirements of the Next Accreditation System and ACGME ...

Virtual Patient Case #5: Mr. and Mrs. Fred & Eleanor Clifford - Chief Diagnosis: Functional Aging

Virtual Patient Case #5 is the last case in a five part series. This is a CD-ROM containing short video clips of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford from ages 75-...

Virtual Patient Case #3: Mr. Clarence Malone - Chief Diagnosis: Dementia/Depression

Virtual Patient Case #3 is the third in a five part series. This is a CD-ROM containing short video clips of Mr. Malone from age 70 age 85. The clips...

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: Heart Failure-Diagnosis

"Heart Failure-Diagnosis" is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics and...

Interprofessional Collaboration with Pharmacists

The goals of this educational module are:

1.  To provide the learner with information on how to constructively engage pharmacists as...

Diversity Bibliography

Detailed annotations of 60 articles and book chapters describing all aspects of older adult diversity in relation to health, mental health,...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Age-Related Vestibular Disorders: Implications for Older Adult Patients

Age-Related Vestibular Disorders: Implications for Older Adult Patients is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider...

Team Based Geriatrics

The End of Rotation Evaluation Instrument assesses knowledge of teamwork skills, ability to apply knowledge of geriatric syndromes to problem-based...

Cruising to Competencies via Needs Assessment

Systematic design of instruction begins with a needs assessment. By carefully completing a needs assessment, educators can identify and clarify the...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Diabetes:Special Considerations for Older Adults

"Diabetes:Special Considerations for Older Adults" is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize...

Virtual Patient Case #2: Mrs. Dubois - Chief Diagnosis: Breast Cancer

Virtual Patient Case #2 is the second in a five part series. This is a CD-ROM containing short video clips of Mrs. Dubois from age 70 to age 86. The...

Geriatric Cardiology OSCE: The Hidden Curriculum, Identifying Hypoactive Delirium When Obtaining Procedural Consent

Fellowship Programs must soon comply with the ACGME's Next Accreditation System (NAS) milestone performance tracking and reporting requirement and...

Pills, Pills and More Pills: A Pill Box Exercise to Reduce Polypharmacy

An interactive, “hands-on” polypharmacy experience paired with group reflection, improves learner knowledge of medication adherence barriers and...

VirginiaGeriatrics.Org

The VirginiaGeriatrics.Org website consists of 6 primary resources and a secondary list of resources for further research. These primary resources...

Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Differentiating Palliative Care and Hospice Care

Differentiating Palliative Care and Hospice Care is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which...

Medication Review Worksheet 2015

Polypharmacy is associated with a variety of adverse outcomes in older adults including falls, adverse drug events, hospitalization, mortality, and...

Educational Resources on Aging

The Educational Resources on Aging (ERA) is a Brown University website developed by the Reynolds project team at Brown University. The site contains...

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