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Standardized Patient: Mike O'Halloran - Falls

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Standardized Patient: Mike O'Halloran - Falls

Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
Author(s):  
Kevin Overbeck, MS, Pamela Basehore, MD, Anita Chopra, MD, MPH, Robert Nagele, MD
Sponsor: 
Donald W. Reynolds Foundation
POGOe Id: 
21302
Date Posted: 
08/08/2013
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
08/08/2013
Abstract: 

The case of Mike O'Halloran is a skills-based standardized patient case designed for second year medical students. Mike O'Halloran is a 75-year-old man who presents to the outpatient clinic with a recent history of falls, having fallen three times in the last month. The examinee's task is to demonstrate competence in functional assessment, using the Katz Index of Independence in Activities of Daily Living and the Lawton Instrumental Activities of Daily Living Scale, and in testing gait with the Timed Get-Up-And-Go Test.

Educational objectives: 

To assess student competence in:

  1. Performing a functional assessment, including use of the Katz Index of Independence in Activities of Daily Living and the Lawton Instrumental Activities of Daily Living Scale
  2. Assessing gait and balance with the Timed Get-Up-And-Go Test
  3. Documenting results of testing using SOAP note format
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

Students will need the Katz Index of Independence in Activities of Daily Living and the Lawton Instrumental Activities of Daily Living Scale checklist documents.

Intended learner audience: 
Learning resource types: 
Estimated time to complete: 
15 minutes
Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 
No, I (we) have nothing to disclose.
Already Expired Email Date: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 12:57pm
Already Expired Email 1 month date: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 11:35pm
Expired Email Date: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018 - 1:23am
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:
Susan Huff huffsm@umdnj.edu


Suggested Citation:
Pamela Basehore, Kevin Overbeck, Anita Chopra and Susan Huff. Standardized Patient: Mike O'Halloran - Falls. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2013 Available from: https://pogoe.org/productid/21302