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  1. Last Updated 10/29/2009

    The Geriatrics Gerontology Knowledge and Skills Survey is a self-assessment tool designed to allow residents to rate their level of confidence regarding geriatrics and gerontology based knowledge and care skills. This self assessment tool ...

  2. Last Updated 12/03/2012

    Caregiving can be rewarding and yet a challenge. The stress and strain of caregiving can be detrimental to the care provider’s health. The complexity of transitioning into the role of caregiver to identifying adequate resources for both the ...

  3. Last Updated 09/07/2010

    This is a standardized patients case focused on the presentation and differential diagnosis of depression in an older adult.  This was developed as a formative experience for 3rd year medical students during the Medicine Clerkship.  ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Last Updated 12/08/2010

    This self-directed learning exercise explores common myths and misconceptions that patients, family members, and providers have regarding the use of opioids for pain. Through an unfolding case, the learner will identify ways to address these ...

  6. Last Updated 01/23/2012

    This self-directed learning exercise explores the assessment and management of neuropathic pain.  Through a case presentation and related readings, the student will identify appropriate strategies for assessing and treating common sources of ...

  7. Last Updated 09/21/2010

    Recognizing depression can be quite complex as it relates to the barriers associated with this condition; as well as having the ability to identify the common signs and symptoms associated with depression. This module examines the complexity ...

  8. Last Updated 09/21/2010

    Depression is very common among the older adult population. The challenges related to this condition are extensive. (i.e. recognition of the condition, cost-effectiveness of treatment, public health concerns, etc). The risk factors for this ...

  9. Last Updated 09/21/2010

    Treatment for depression should be individualized to meet patient needs. A robust body of evidence now exists for treating depression in older adults. However, there are many challenges in providing effective care for the older adult. New ...

  10. 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 ...

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