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  1. Last Updated 01/22/2013

    Groups of two students are each paired with a Healthy Ager in the community. Preparation includes a model interview and small group role-play. Students groups interview the healthy ager, and each student writes a 3-5 page paper about the ager ...

  2. Last Updated 10/25/2012
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  3. Last Updated 02/28/2018

    The "Health literacy and patient safety: Help patients understand" educational kit is the AMA Foundation's primary tool for informing physicians, health care professionals and patient advocates about health literacy. The kit includes: an ...

  4. Last Updated 10/21/2009

    This is a structured clinical evaluation exercise (mini-CEX) that is designed to be used with any level of learner. The purpose is to observe how well the learner administers and scores the Mini Mental State ...

  5. Last Updated 07/15/2012

    "Healthy Aging Rounds" provide third year medical students with an opportunity to engage in a discussion with healthy older adults. Students employ interviewing techniques through “elder chats” in order to gain a broader and evidence based ...

  6. Last Updated 10/29/2009

    The Geriatrics Gerontology Knowledge and Skills Survey is a self-assessment tool designed to allow residents to rate their level of confidence regarding geriatrics and gerontology based knowledge and care skills. This self assessment tool ...

  7. Last Updated 01/01/2013

    Learning how to effectively cover phone calls from nursing home staff about nursing home patients is an important skill for Geriatric Medicine Fellows to master. Gaining competence in nursing home phone medicine addresses the ACGME competencies ...

  8. Last Updated 12/03/2012

    Caregiving can be rewarding and yet a challenge. The stress and strain of caregiving can be detrimental to the care provider’s health. The complexity of transitioning into the role of caregiver to identifying adequate resources for both the ...

  9. Last Updated 12/08/2010

    This self-directed learning exercise explores common myths and misconceptions that patients, family members, and providers have regarding the use of opioids for pain. Through an unfolding case, the learner will identify ways to address these ...

  10. Last Updated 01/23/2012

    This self-directed learning exercise explores the assessment and management of neuropathic pain.  Through a case presentation and related readings, the student will identify appropriate strategies for assessing and treating common sources of ...

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