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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 03/14/2018

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

  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 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, ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Last Updated 03/01/2018

    This website includes information and resources to help clinicians, providers, and consumers better understand how to manage problem behaviors and psychosis in people with dementia using evidence-based approaches. This includes brief lectures, ...

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