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  1. Last Updated 12/31/1969

    The Advance Care Planning Module uses a team approach to reduce errors and improve the quality of health care for older adults. This interdisciplinary formative assessment tool for Elder Safety can be utilized by fourth-year medical students, ...

  2. Last Updated 06/12/2017

    Rheumatoid Arthritis: Issues for Older Adults is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics and provide clinically useful assessments and interventions. Initially ...

  3. Last Updated 09/02/2016

    Recognition of Advanced Illness and Impending Death is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics and provide clinically useful assessments and interventions. ...

  4. Last Updated 11/01/2016

    Advance Directives is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics and provide clinically useful assessments and interventions. Initially developed for remote, rural ...

  5. Last Updated 04/19/2017

    Akathisia in Older Adults is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics and provide clinically useful assessments and interventions. Initially developed for remote, ...

  6. Last Updated 11/29/2017

    Practice issues related to who is the primary client, family-focused care, and strategies to prevent caregiver burnout are illustrated in this case study, which could be used in practice courses at the generalist practice level. This case ...

  7. Last Updated 07/17/2012

    CHAMP: Curriculum for the Hospitalized Aging Medical Patient is a multi-tiered educational project with a faculty development program at its core. Hospitalists, general internists, and family practitioners who teach residents and medical students ...

  8. Last Updated 11/01/2017

    This Observed Standardized Caregiver (SCG) interview is designed to be used with geriatric fellows. The goal is to assess the fellow's competence in establishing goals of care with patient’s families in the ambulatory ...

  9. Last Updated 07/19/2020

    Advance Care Planning (ACP) is more than documenting life-sustaining treatment choices or identifying a surrogate decision-maker; it is a comprehensive, continuing communication and ‘shared decision-making’ process between the patient, ...

  10. Last Updated 09/29/2014

    Advance care planning (ACP) is a critical component of quality end-of-life care, yet there is little formal training in medical school education.  This novel curriculum enables third-year medical students to practice communication skills and ...

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