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  1. Last Updated 10/24/2011

    "Introduction to Geriatric Assessments" teaches second year medical students the fundamentals of a geriatric assessment through a 45 min. lecture and 6 simulated patient encounters followed by a 360 degree evaluation by student, ...

  2. Last Updated 05/02/2013

    Delirium is one of the most common complications during hospitalization for older adults. In spite of this and its association with increased morbidity, mortality and long-term cognitive impairment, delirium can be difficult to diagnose. The ...

  3. Last Updated 06/08/2012

    ElderQuest is an interactive 3-D videogame aimed at helping medical students learn the AAMC geriatric competencies. The first 5-mission playpack of a single-player game has been completed, during which the player starts a journey to save the ...

  4. Last Updated 08/19/2013

    This is a 2.5 hour curriculum for medical students in their clerkships on pressure ulcers. The medical students completed an online module to gain basic understanding of pressure ulcers - descriptive techniques and classification. This online ...

  5. Last Updated 09/29/2014

    Advance care planning (ACP) is a critical component of quality end-of-life care, yet there is little formal training in medical school education.  This novel curriculum enables third-year medical students to practice communication skills and ...

  6. Last Updated 12/02/2014

    The UT Southwestern SAGE Aortic Stenosis module is self-directed learning of degenerative aortic stenosis in the elderly. After completion of the program, medical students will have reviewed the disease, patient presentation, physical exam ...

  7. Last Updated 12/02/2014

    This module demonstrates how to administer the Montreal Cognitive Assessment Test (MoCA).  The MoCA was created to screen patients who present with mild cognitive complaints and who usually perform in the normal range on the Mini-Mental ...

  8. Last Updated 12/10/2014

    This educational modules teaches learners how to recognize normal patterns of gait in the elderly and discuss various geriatric gait disorders.  There is a quiz at the end of the ...

  9. Last Updated 06/30/2019

    OSVEs (Objective Structured Video Examinations) may be used to teach principles of effective interdisciplinary team-based transitional care.  First introduced at the Medical College of Wisconsin in the mid-1990s, the OSVEs were used as brief ...

  10. Last Updated 10/08/2015

    Geriatric Fast Facts (GFFs) [www.geriatricfastfacts.com] is a mobile enabled website which contains 1-2 page concise, peer-reviewed evidence-based educational summaries on key geriatrics topics to ...

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