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  1. Last Updated 09/21/2010

    Pharmacologic management of depression in the older adult can be very complex especially when related to treatment by medication. There are many factors to consider in effectively treating and managing depression. Some of these include: ...

  2. Last Updated 09/21/2010

    Family caregiving involves providing unpaid care to a physically or cognitively impaired older family member, friend, or partner outside the realm of usual family support. (Curry, L. 2006. Educational needs of employed family caregivers of ...

  3. Last Updated 09/21/2010

    Access to mental health benefits has proved to be a challenge for the older adult. Some older adults receive insurance through employer sponsored programs; while others receive insurance through public sponsored programs such as Medicaid and ...

  4. Last Updated 08/23/2012

    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 ...

  5. Last Updated 08/31/2011

    This fact sheet, along with the accompanying pre- and post-test, teaches physicians-in-training to effectively diagnose, manage and prevent delirium in older ...

  6. Last Updated 04/14/2011

    This fact sheet, along with the accompanying pre- and post-test, teaches physicians-in-training about staging, prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers in hospitalized geriatric ...

  7. Last Updated 10/10/2011

    This OSCE case evaluates the physician's ability to care for a patient suffering from caregiver ...

  8. Last Updated 04/14/2011

    This is a clinical assessment which was developed to test residents' skills in providing efficient and timely discharge ...

  9. Last Updated 04/06/2011

    This mini-CEX is designed to observe a trainee performing a Mini-Cog on a patient. The trainees are then given direct feedback on their ...

  10. Last Updated 01/19/2011

    This mini-CEX is designed to observe a trainee discussing a HCP with a patient. The trainee is given direct feedback on their ...

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