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  1. Last Updated 07/11/2012

    Competency-based test of inpatient geriatric management skills grading admission orders for a standardized case.

    Assessment of a student or resident's clinical skills in the care of the hospitalized elderly patient requires evaluation ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Last Updated 01/01/2013

    Learning how to effectively cover phone calls from nursing home staff about nursing home patients is an important skill for Geriatric Medicine Fellows to master. Gaining competence in nursing home phone medicine addresses the ACGME competencies ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Last Updated 03/29/2018

    The University of Michigan Geriatrics Center, with support from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation, developed this 24-item multiple choice instrument for assessing knowledge of clinical geriatrics among health professionals. The instrument ...

  6. 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.  ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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