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  1. Last Updated 06/08/2012

    This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes resources for clinicians and caregivers, including new on-line information sources. The target audience is Interdisciplinary Health Care ...

  2. Last Updated 09/07/2011

    This video addresses care-resistant behavior exhibited by persons with dementia within the context of oral hygiene. Care-resistant behavior includes any actions on the part of the person with dementia to evade or avoid activities of daily ...

  3. Last Updated 04/04/2012

    The purpose of this exercise is to practice client observation, assessment and possible ...

  4. Last Updated 04/04/2012

    This guided reflective practice paper allows individuals to realize and interpret their perceptions of aging. Individuals choose from a list of publications and complete a series of exercises. Grading criteria are ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Last Updated 08/19/2013

    This is a 2.5 hour curriculum for medical students in their clerkships on pressure ulcers. The medical students completed an online module to gain basic understanding of pressure ulcers - descriptive techniques and classification. This online ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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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  10. Last Updated 05/01/2015

    This module provides an overview of a variety of brief cognitive screening measures that exist in the public domain and can easily be integrated in care settings that serve older adults. The online module is designed to be an interactive ...

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