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  1. Last Updated 07/27/2012

    Hiro Tsukamoto was developed as part of a multi-station, standardized patient assessment. The student's performance is measured by checklists filled out by the standardized patient and by the evaluation of responses to written questions on the ...

  2. Last Updated 07/27/2012

    William Harris was developed as part of a multi-station, standardized patient assessment. The students' performance is measured by checklists filled out by the standardized patient and by the evaluation of responses to written questions on the ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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: ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Last Updated 09/21/2010

    Access to mental health benefits has proved to be a challenge for the older adult. Some older adults receive insurance through employer sponsored programs; while others receive insurance through public sponsored programs such as Medicaid and ...

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