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  1. Last Updated 09/26/2012

    The "Interactive Gait & Balance Training Module" is based on the fall risk assessment tool developed by M. Tinetti. This tool can be used to asses fall risk in a wide variety of settings including outpatient, acute, home and long term care. ...

  2. Last Updated 08/21/2009

    This product is part of the GeriaSims series of interactive patient care simulations. In this simulation, learners ask history questions, perform virtual physical exams, order tests, consult with specialists and other health care professionals. ...

  3. Last Updated 02/04/2008

    Eighty-one year old white female diagnosed with Polyneuropathy and Neuropathylesion. Mrs. P. is an 81-year old retiree. Over the last 6 years she has been suffering from increasing paresthesias, which she describes as 'running ants.' The ...

  4. Last Updated 02/04/2008

    Mr. B. is a 56-year old electrical linesman. Two weeks ago he and a co-worker had to lift a heavy spool of cable in a shaft that was 2 meters deep but only had a one-meter wide opening. In the course of his work, he experienced pain in his back ...

  5. Last Updated 04/14/2011

    In this three minute video podcast, residents, fellows and staff stage a classic "film noir" performance designed to educate viewers in the use of the "Timed Get-Up-And-Go Test" to assess gait and balance in the older ...

  6. Last Updated 01/22/2013

    The Step 1 Test Prep Series was created by second-year students at the Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock as a project of the MS2 Aging Block of Systems Disorders II. It was developed as part of the Reynolds Geriatric Podcast series, ...

  7. Last Updated 01/22/2013

    The Step 1 Test Prep Series was created by second-year students at the Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock as a project of the MS2 Aging Block of Systems Disorders II. It was developed as part of the Reynolds Geriatrics Podcast series, ...

  8. Last Updated 04/30/2018

    The UT Southwestern SAGE Urinary Incontinence module is a comprehensive core curriculum on UI in the elderly which can be incorporated into existing UME courses at both the pre-clinical and clinical levels. After completion of the ...

  9. Last Updated 10/15/2013

    Assessing and treating pain in older adults is of critical importance for nearly all health care providers. Back pain is a common, costly, disabling, yet under-addressed condition in this population. Specifically, musculoskeletal conditions, ...

  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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