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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Last Updated 05/19/2017

    Family caregivers are on the frontlines managing complicated chronic illnesses, assisting with day-to-day functioning, and providing direct care to manage symptoms and improve the quality of life of their loved ones. Yet, health professions ...

  8. Last Updated 10/05/2016

    Each year, one in every three adults ages 65 or older falls and 2 million are treated in emergency ...

  9. Last Updated 01/23/2017

    This goals of care and/or medication management Clinical Evaluation Exercise (Mini-CEX) is designed to use with a learner during a patient encounter. The teacher observes the learner with a patient discussing goals of care and/or medication ...

  10. Last Updated 03/29/2018

    A multifacted program focused on Assessment of Medical Decision Making Capacity. It includes the following education and assessment tools:

     

    • Elder Care Provider Sheet, “Medical Decision-Making ...