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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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: ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Last Updated 04/06/2011

    This mini-CEX is designed to observe a trainee performing a Mini-Cog on a patient. The trainees are then given direct feedback on their ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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