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Geriatrics Self Learning Tools For Residents

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Geriatrics Self Learning Tools For Residents

Montefiore Medical Center
Author(s):  
Michael Bogaisky, MD
Sponsor: 
Geriatrics Academic Career Award (GACA)
POGOe Id: 
21933
Date Posted: 
10/18/2016
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
10/19/2016
Abstract: 

The enclosed materials are learning tools developed to help medical residents on the geriatrics rotation at Montefiore Medical Center master delirium screening, dementia screening and falls risk evaluation. Each tool consists of a short description of the definition and epidemiology of the respective syndrome followed by a screening instrument for the syndrome. Residents are given the tools at the start of the rotation and are asked to practice each of the assessments on at least two patients. To ensure that they receive feedback on their performance of the assessment, the residents are given a log sheet for preceptors to fill out after each assessment. Logs are reviewed at the end of the rotation. Residents are also given a reading packet at the start of the rotation with more in depth information on the above topics as well as other geriatrics topics.  

Educational objectives: 

Learners will review knowledge of dementia, falls and delirium.

Learners will gain the ability to perform assessments for dementia, falls and delirium 

Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

Permission pending for use of the 3DCAM

Intended learner audience: 
Estimated time to complete: 
1 hour
Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 
No, I (we) have nothing to disclose.
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:
Michael Bogaisky, MD mbogaisk@montefiore.org


Suggested Citation:
Geriatrics Self Learning Tools For Residents. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2016 Available from: https://pogoe.org/productid/21933