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Multiple Chronic Conditions: Geriatrics Evaluation and Management Strategies (MCC GEMS) App

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
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Abstract: 

With a grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) has developed the Multiple Chronic Conditions: Geriatrics Evaluation and Management Strategies App (MCC GEMS) to address one of the greatest challenges in clinical care of older adults: providing optimal care for frail elders with multiple chronic conditions, or multimorbidity. 

Educational objectives: 

The MCC GEMS App will help guide the clinician through an approach to managing patients with multimorbidity, one that is built on a firm understanding of the principles of evidence-based medicine, patient preferences and goals of care, clinically feasible methods for understanding prognosis, and the multi-factorial geriatric issues and syndromes that may be consequences of the combinations of diseases and conditions (e.g., polypharmacy). This Approach is based on the AGS’s Guiding Principles for the Care of Older Adults with Multimorbidity: An Approach for Clinicians.

Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

Login to www.GeriatricsCareOnline.org to view the accompanying online educational toolkit http://geriatricscareonline.org/toc/multimorbidity-toolkit/TK011.

Date posted: 
Thu, 06/11/2015
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Thu, 06/11/2015
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Multiple Chronic Conditions: Geriatrics Evaluation and Management Strategies (MCC GEMS) App. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2015 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/558

Geriatric Gems & Palliative Pearls Mobile App

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
Other Learning Resource Type: 
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Abstract: 

The Geriatric Gems and Palliative Pearls (Gems & Pearls) mobile app was developed to enhance clinician knowledge and skills in the care of older adults. Gems & Pearls Lite contains brief learning points based on AAMC/ACMGE competencies on geriatric and/or palliative topics. The topic areas include current issues in aging, approaches to the patient, care systems, geriatric syndromes, geriatric psychiatry, and diseases and disorders. The web-based Apple platform mobile application provides ease of use on various mobile platforms and the convenience of having geriatric medical information just a few clicks away, regardless of location.

Educational objectives: 

The mobile device will assist with:

1. Providing access to geriatric and palliative knowledge.

2. Describing fundamental biomedical aspects of aging, geriatric assessment, and care coordination. 

3. Providing geriatric educators with a bedside teaching tool. 

Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

IT Information:

This Gems & Pearls Lite v1 contains a limited selection of gems and pearls but is fully operational although display variations may occur among differing device operating systems.

Instructions:

To ensure optimal functionality, please add the web app to your home screen. Pages can be swiped sideways to move from one to another. Pages scroll vertically with up/down swiping. Supplementary page navigation is available by using the continue or next/previous button.



This app was reviewed by the Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School.

Publications from, presentations from, and/or citations to this product: 

 

Title: Geriatric Gems and Palliative Pearls: Spaced Education and Case Study Results

Authors: Jennifer A. Larson, MSE; Nasiya Ahmed, MD; Md. Monir Hossain, PhD; Carmel Dyer, MD; Sharon Ostwald, PhD, RN, FGSA

Type: Poster

Event:  The Gerontological Society of America's 63th Annual Scientific Meeting

Date: November 20, 2010

Date posted: 
Mon, 03/05/2012
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Mon, 03/05/2012
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