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PGY - 1 Geriatrics Workshop


PGY - 1 Geriatrics Workshop

Emory University School of Medicine
Jonathan Flacker, MPH
Donald W. Reynolds Foundation
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This is a workshop directed at first year medical residents to introduce them to the basic principles of Geriatric medicine and an understanding how these principles may apply in the context of care for older patients. The workshop is targeted towards a group of 7-15 residents at a time. It can be given as one four-hour block, or divided into multiple shorter sessions. The workshop uses the Emory Basics in Geriatric 10 (BIG 10) as the structure for the talk. Please contact the author to obtain the DVD portion of this lecture.

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At the end of the session, learners should be able to: 1) Describe traditional medical thinking 2) Identify important principles of a geriatric medicine approach (BIG 10) 3) Determine decision making capacity in a basic fashion 4) Instruct patients on completion of advance directives in a basic fashion

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Already Expired Email Date: 
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 4:22pm
Already Expired Email 1 month date: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 12:33am
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Friday, March 30, 2018 - 5:21am
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:
Jonathan Flacker

Suggested Citation:
Jonathan Flacker. PGY - 1 Geriatrics Workshop. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2006 Available from:


Submitted by zhurd on

Not completely obvious how other institutions could adopt/adapt this product for their own use. Focused on the importance of an interdisciplinary team and the specificis of each role within an interdisciplinary team. The power point part more of a generalized overview /introduction of geriatrics in general.

Submitted by syed.imam on

Excellent teaching tool

Submitted by Renee Porier on

Love the 'Aid to Capacity Evaluation'.  Great tool!!

Submitted by lovanio on

Great teaching stategies...thought provoking ppt.