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  1. Last Updated 06/13/2011
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    Psychosocial supports are formal and informal activities and relationships that provide for the needs of humans in their efforts to live in society and include education, healthcare, income security, social networks (i.e. family), and mental ...

  2. Last Updated 06/13/2011
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    Effectively managing pain requires that healthcare providers understand the types of pain, as well as the assessments utilized to measure pain and the treatments to manage pain.

    The concept of this module is to give healthcare ...

  3. Last Updated 06/13/2011
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    Symptom management at the end of life involves assessing and treating psychical and nonphysical symptoms to help prevent suffering and improve quality of life.

    The concept of this module is to give healthcare professionals and ...

  4. Last Updated 06/13/2011
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    The quality of life refers to the perceived emotional, psychological and physical well-being. It is subjective and an individualized phenomenon. Health related quality of life outcomes includes physical, mental, social and role functioning, a ...

  5. Last Updated 12/05/2011
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    As part of the Reynolds Aging Theme Curriculum at the University of Pennsylvania, all medical students participate in a hospice visit during the Family Medicine Clerkship. Hospice and palliative care is an important part of caring for older ...

  6. Last Updated 08/11/2015
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    Palliative Care of Dyspnea in Patients with Advanced COPD 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. ...

  7. Last Updated 10/24/2011
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    In our increasingly complex medical system, physicians and other healthcare providers, as well as patients and their family members, often face difficult decisions regarding end-of-life care.  In addition to being emotionally challenging, such ...

  8. Last Updated 06/08/2012
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    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 ...

  9. Last Updated 06/11/2012
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    Using the Assessing Care of Vulnerable Elders (or ACOVE) paradigm and the principles of Academic Detailing, Aging Q3 is developing curricula on 16 different topics for teaching residents about providing quality care to elderly patients. Aging ...

  10. Last Updated 07/29/2014
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    The Computer Based Learning (CBL) workbook provides a structured self-study curriculum that is comprised of 10 modules. Each module has Learning Objectives, a Clinical Case, Educational Tasks, and Board-Style Questions. The modules are also ...

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