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  1. 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 ...

  2. Last Updated 01/28/2019

    According to estimates, 50% of older adults will have an operation after the age of 65 with postoperative delirium being the most common complication in this age group. Even though delirium is common, the diagnosis is often overlooked and ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Last Updated 01/23/2017

    This mobility Clinical Evaluation Exercise (Mini-CEX) is designed to use with a learner during an actual patient encounter. The leaner first views the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) videos on the Timed Up and Go Test, 30 Second ...

  5. Last Updated 01/23/2017

    This Mini-Cog Clinical Evaluation Exercise (Mini-CEX) is a revision of the Ehrlich and Freeman's (2011) Clinical Evaluation Exercise (Mini CEX) Mini-Cog with the addition of assessing if there was time in communication of the ...

  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 10/05/2016

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

  8. 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 ...
  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 02/04/2016

    With a growing number of older adult patients entering the health care system and fewer students and residents pursing geriatric medicine,1,2 it is critical to prepare all medical students, no matter their specialty choice, with ...

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