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  1. Last Updated 07/09/2012

    CHAMP faculty evaluation instruments measure the impact of the CHAMP faculty development program on the quantity and quality of geriatric teaching in the patient setting. They include: a geriatrics knowledge test; an attitudes on aging survey; ...

  2. Last Updated 07/09/2012

    "CHAMP Evaluation Instruments for Residents" includes a series of surveys on geriatric knowledge; attitudes towards geriatrics; and geriatric clinical skills practiced in the inpatient setting, and taught by faculty attending on the general ...

  3. Last Updated 08/07/2009

    "Pain Control" module is part of the CHAMP faculty development program, which aims to improve inpatient, geriatric medical care through a "teach the teacher" approach. It is central to one of CHAMP's themes, improving palliative and end of life ...

  4. Last Updated 06/25/2012

    "Systems based practice" (SBP) and "Practice based learning and improvement" (PBLI) are workshops in the CHAMP mini-course "Teaching on Today's Wards" (TTW) which aims to strengthen inpatient teaching skills, particularly across the ACGME core ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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