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  1. Last Updated 08/29/2012
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    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, ...

  2. Last Updated 02/15/2013
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    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 ...

  3. Last Updated 09/05/2013
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    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. ...

  4. Last Updated 09/05/2013
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    This curriculum design serves as a tool to guide educators, involved in PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for Elderly) or similar models of care, to develop a structured learning environment. The learners (fellows, residents or medical ...

  5. Last Updated 10/15/2013
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    Assessing and treating pain in older adults is of critical importance for nearly all health care providers. Back pain is a common, costly, disabling, yet under-addressed condition in this population. Specifically, musculoskeletal conditions, ...

  6. Last Updated 10/07/2013
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    Code status discussions are often rushed events done during a hospital admission by a doctor that the patient has never met.  The content, and therefore the quality, of these discussions varies widely and often contains very incomplete ...

  7. Last Updated 09/05/2013
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    The "Informed Consent Model for Code Status Discussion" educational product is a competency-based interactive experience designed to educate participants regarding the components of an effective code status discussion and improve their skills ...

  8. Last Updated 01/24/2014
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    A small-group instructional session on breaking bad news has been a component of the medical student curriculum in the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s Longitudinal Theme ...

  9. Last Updated 03/07/2016
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    Palliative Care of Nausea and Vomiting 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 ...

  10. Last Updated 08/09/2012
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    In this presentation, Dr. Cannon will explain the benefits of advance care planning. She will discuss barriers to advance directives, end-of-life issues, the limitations of documentation, and the importance of communication. Dr. Cannon will ...

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