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  1. 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 ...

  2. Last Updated 03/15/2018

    The Function In Sitting Test (FIST) was developed as a standardized measure of sitting balance. Multiple studies have linked sitting balance to improved function and activity, improved gait outcomes, and improved abilities to perform activities ...

  3. Last Updated 05/17/2012

    Although many geriatric prognostic indices have been published, they may be difficult for busy clinicians to remember and use. The goal of ePrognosis (www.eprognosis.org) is to be a repository of ...

  4. Last Updated 06/08/2012

    ElderQuest is an interactive 3-D videogame aimed at helping medical students learn the AAMC geriatric competencies. The first 5-mission playpack of a single-player game has been completed, during which the player starts a journey to save the ...

  5. Last Updated 03/14/2018

    Elder Abuse: Clinician Reporting is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, ...

  6. Last Updated 06/15/2012

    This is a web-based, online, interactive module on "Transitions of Care: Leaving the Hospital" that is appropriate for learners from all disciplines who are involved in helping patients transition from hospital to home. It uses multiple ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Last Updated 01/29/2013

    This FREE interactive iBook is intended to cover the most common geriatric topics seen in primary care. The first edition covers: Geriatric Assessment, Polypharmacy, Falls, Dementia, Delirium, and Frailty. The iBook includes presentations, ...

  10. 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 ...

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