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  1. Last Updated 10/01/2012

    Our 3D animated course gives providers the necessary tools to incorporate Environmental Geriatrics as an essential component of chronic disease management. Using sound, text and moving images, the learner witnesses virtual patients who have ...

  2. Last Updated 07/11/2012

    Models of care such as the chronic care model and effective teams/interprofessional care models help in improving healthcare services to patients and their caregivers living with chronic conditions. The concept of this module is to give ...

  3. Last Updated 05/21/2018

    Aids for Patients with Low Vision is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics and provide clinically useful assessments and interventions. Initially developed for remote, ...

  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 10/20/2010

    An animated web-based educational tool providing tips to enhance home safety for persons with Alzheimer's and other types of dementia. Highlights include a virtual home, product guides, videos and ...

  6. Last Updated 08/01/2012

    Sixty percent of new cancers are diagnosed in patients 65 years and older. Cancer is the leading cause of death for men and women age 60-79. Healthcare professionals are making strides in addressing this issue through comprehensive risk ...

  7. Last Updated 09/28/2012

    Nutrition for the older adult with cancer needs to be assessed in a comprehensive manner to promote quality of life. An interprofessional approach should be used for nutrition management. This module examines nutrition in the older adult with ...

  8. Last Updated 04/24/2014

    For older adults, cancer may be a more challenging experience due to additional health-related challenges for the patient as ...

  9. Last Updated 04/24/2014

    "Transitional care is defined as a set of actions designed to ensure the coordination and continuity of health care as patients transfer between different locations or different levels of care ...

  10. Last Updated 04/24/2014

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    Medicare states that discharge planning is "A process used to decide what a patient needs for a smooth transition from one level of care to another."
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