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  1. Last Updated 02/28/2018

    The "Health literacy and patient safety: Help patients understand" educational kit is the AMA Foundation's primary tool for informing physicians, health care professionals and patient advocates about health literacy. The kit includes: an ...

  2. Last Updated 03/18/2018

    "Healthy Aging Rounds" provide third year medical students with an opportunity to engage in a discussion with healthy older adults. Students employ interviewing techniques through “elder chats” in order to gain a broader and evidence based ...

  3. Last Updated 02/28/2018

    This product includes an OSCE standardized patient case around the topic of informed consent for colonoscopy in an elderly patient with functional and cognitive limitations. The product was developed for GI fellows but could be used for any ...

  4. Last Updated 03/20/2018

    This Surgical Observed Standardized Patient (SP) Interview is designed to be used with second year general surgical residents. The goal is to assess the resident's competence in obtaining a history from an older adult in the ambulatory ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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. ...

  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 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 06/17/2016

    An OSCE examination was developed that evaluates assessment and evaluation of a geriatric patient suffering from urinary incontinence.  The OSCE allows for evaluation of communication and history taking skills as well as for a focused ...

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