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Geriatric Emergency Medicine Online Curriculum (GEM-OC) 3 - Discharge Planning

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Geriatric Emergency Medicine Online Curriculum (GEM-OC) 3 - Discharge Planning

University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine
Author(s):  
Ashkan Akasheh, MPH, Lisa Gibbs, MPH, Ashkan Akasheh , MD, Lisa Gibbs, MD, Laura Mosqueda , MD, Nokteh Taheri, MD, Bharath Chakravarthy, MD, Christian J. Fox, MD, Shahram Lotfipour , MD
Sponsor: 
Donald W. Reynolds Foundation
POGOe Id: 
20959
Date Posted: 
06/08/2012
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
06/08/2012
Abstract: 

This is Module Three of an online five-module curriculum. The modules, which are based on national geriatric emergency medicine competencies, cover a broad range of geriatric topics through an interactive teaching format. They require learners  to review and analyze patient information, interpersonal interactions, laboratory and imaging results, diagnoses and treatment plans. This module teaches about discharge planning.

Educational objectives: 

At the end of this module you will be able to:

1) Assess and describe baseline and current functional abilities in an older adult by collecting historical data from multiple sources, ensuring to include instrumental activities of daily living and activities of daily living, and performing a confirmatory hearing and vision examination.

2) Communicate the key components of a safe discharge plan (e.g., accurate medication list, plan for follow-up), including comparing/contrasting potential sites for discharge.

 

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Estimated time to complete: 
30 minutes
Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 
No, I (we) have nothing to disclose.
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Contact Person/Corresponding Author:
Elizabeth O'Toole eotoole@uci.edu


Suggested Citation:
Mr. Ashkan Akasheh, Dr. Lisa Gibbs, Dr. Laura Mosqueda, Dr. Nokteh Taheri, Dr. Bharath Chakravarthy, Dr. J. Christian Fox and Dr. Shahram Lotfipour. Geriatric Emergency Medicine Online Curriculum (GEM-OC) 3 - Discharge Planning. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2012 Available from: https://pogoe.org/productid/20959