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  1. Last Updated 06/08/2012

    This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes evaluation and treatment of chronic pain in palliative care.  The target audience is Interdisciplinary Health Care ...

  2. Last Updated 04/30/2013

    The curriculum is based on the John A. Hartford best practices in the care of older adults, and this session is designed to assist care providers in long term or home care settings in assessing for and treating pain; and in providing ...

  3. Last Updated 03/13/2012

    One of the most significant barriers for patients receiving hospice services is the lack of medical providers’ knowledge regarding what hospice is and what it offers (JHPN. 2009;11(5):291-301). The AAMC lists “presenting palliative care ...

  4. Last Updated 06/25/2012

    This session is based on the ELNEC (End of Life Nursing Educational Consortium) curriculum and contains activities and information regarding best practices in end of life care. The module focuses on basic principles of palliative care including ...

  5. Last Updated 07/09/2012

    This is a PPT presentation given to the NJ Hospital Association's Council on End-of-life and Palliative Care. This presentation looks at the tools needed to start a Palliative Care Program in various settings. From this presentation, the reader ...

  6. Last Updated 08/29/2012

    The Alliance for Geriatrics Education in Specialties (AGES) consists of 8 interactive core curriculum modules: iatrogenic injury, delirium, dementia, polypharmacy, transitions of care, basics of geriatrics assessment and levels of care, ...

  7. Last Updated 02/15/2013

    Caring Across the Continuum: An Aging Virtual Patient Series. Case Four: Mrs. Porter Age 88 - Introduction to Palliative Care. This case, the fourth in a four-part series about the virtual patient, Mrs. Porter, introduces the learner to ...

  8. Last Updated 09/05/2013

    Background: The number of Emergency Department (ED) visits by patients over age 65 is increasing rapidly. Common chief complaints, such as abdominal pain, often are associated with atypical presentations and significant morbidity and mortality. ...

  9. Last Updated 05/01/2015

    This module provides an overview of a variety of brief cognitive screening measures that exist in the public domain and can easily be integrated in care settings that serve older adults. The online module is designed to be an interactive ...

  10. Last Updated 06/17/2016

    With the aging population growing to be a significant portion of our population learners will likely face a scenario where a patient’s goals of care may be less aggressive than the standard of care.  It is important for learners to be aware ...

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