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Aging in Community Bibliography

Twenty-five peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and online resources are clearly annotated, providing readers with important readings related to...

Elder Care A Resource For Interprofessional Providers: Methadone for Treating Pain in Older Adults

Methadone for Treating Pain in 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: 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: Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

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

An Interprofessional Curriculum for Healthcare Providers Promoting Safety in Transitions of Care

The transition of patients to...

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 ...

Team Based Geriatrics

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

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...

Dementia Care: Social Work Practice Interventions Bibliography

Social workers interact with older adults and their families in nearly all practice settings—child welfare, health and mental health, schools, domestic...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Frontotemporal Dementia

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

Patient Centered Care Workshop: Providing Quality Health Care to a Diverse Population

Educators have recently been challenged to actively incorporate instruction that emphasizes cultural diversity, access to health care/health care...

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Managing Hypertension in Older Adults

"Managing Hypertension in Older Adults" is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key...

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...

The 4-1-1 on Social Work

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

Multidisciplinary Home Care Education E-Learning

This on-line, asynchronous e-learning course is designed to serve as a multidisciplinary, self-study curriculum to quickly educate and assess...

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-...

Can You Swallow This? A Practical Approach to Dysphagia

This interactive, "hands-on", small group session emphasizes a practical approach to the diagnosis and management of dysphagia in older adults.  ...

VirginiaGeriatrics.Org

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

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...

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...

Function In Sitting Test (FIST) Web-based Training

The Function In Sitting Test (FIST) was developed as a standardized measure of sitting balance. Multiple studies have linked sitting balance to...

The Audiologist's Role in Care of Hearing Loss and Vestibular Disease

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

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