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  1. 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 ...

  2. Last Updated 12/08/2010

    This self-directed learning exercise explores the approach to pain management in terminally ill patients with a history of substance abuse.  Through a video case presentation and related readings, the learners will identify challenges and ...

  3. Last Updated 10/04/2010

    Medical students are given the opportunity in small groups to practice communication skills with a standardized patient.  Students assume the role of attending physician, who is in charge of this patient’s care while attending on the Acute ...

  4. Last Updated 10/19/2010

    The purpose of this OSCE is for the trainee to acknowledge, address, and work with patient spirituality as it impacts health care decisions. Spirituality and religious beliefs are commonly raised by patients and families and are frequently ...

  5. Last Updated 06/11/2012

    Using the Assessing Care of Vulnerable Elders (or ACOVE) paradigm and the principles of Academic Detailing, Aging Q3 is developing curricula on 16 different topics for teaching residents about providing quality care to elderly patients. Aging ...

  6. Last Updated 07/29/2014

    The Computer Based Learning (CBL) workbook provides a structured self-study curriculum that is comprised of 10 modules. Each module has Learning Objectives, a Clinical Case, Educational Tasks, and Board-Style Questions. The modules are also ...

  7. Last Updated 02/15/2013

    Caring Across the Continuum: An Aging Virtual Patient Series. Case Four: Mrs. Porter Age 88 - Introduction to Palliative Care. This case, the fourth in a four-part series about the virtual patient, Mrs. Porter, introduces the learner to ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Last Updated 10/10/2016

    We developed a mandatory Surgical Palliative Care Immersion Training (SPCIT) for all surgical residents.  It was modeled after the Chief Resident Immersion Training (CRIT) Program and included ½ day interactive small table, facilitated case ...

  10. Last Updated 07/18/2016

    A cornerstone procedure in palliative medicine is to perform family meetings, also referred to as family conferences. Family meetings are reported to improve communication between the health care team and the patient and/or their family. ...

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