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  1. Last Updated 07/16/2012

    Communication greatly influences satisfaction with health care. Patient or client-centered encounters improve both patient and healthcare provider satisfaction. Brief clinical life review provides a humanistic approach to interviewing, which ...

  2. Last Updated 07/27/2012

    This product is used for first year medical students who will complete an "Introduction to Clinical Medicine/History Taking" course within a specialized geriatrics program. This program is similar to the several other specialized history-taking ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Last Updated 10/25/2012
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  5. Last Updated 09/21/2010

    Recognizing depression can be quite complex as it relates to the barriers associated with this condition; as well as having the ability to identify the common signs and symptoms associated with depression. This module examines the complexity ...

  6. Last Updated 09/21/2010

    Depression is very common among the older adult population. The challenges related to this condition are extensive. (i.e. recognition of the condition, cost-effectiveness of treatment, public health concerns, etc). The risk factors for this ...

  7. Last Updated 09/21/2010

    Treatment for depression should be individualized to meet patient needs. A robust body of evidence now exists for treating depression in older adults. However, there are many challenges in providing effective care for the older adult. New ...

  8. Last Updated 09/21/2010

    Depression disparities among culturally diverse older adults is a growing public health concern. Many challenges including access to care and system barriers, limited English proficiency, patient-provider discordance, cost and cultural ...

  9. Last Updated 09/21/2010

    Pharmacologic management of depression in the older adult can be very complex especially when related to treatment by medication. There are many factors to consider in effectively treating and managing depression. Some of these include: ...

  10. Last Updated 09/21/2010

    Family caregiving involves providing unpaid care to a physically or cognitively impaired older family member, friend, or partner outside the realm of usual family support. (Curry, L. 2006. Educational needs of employed family caregivers of ...

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