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  1. Last Updated 09/04/2009

    Purpose of the study: The ACGME competency of systems-based practice seeks to increase residents' understanding of the health care system and to train them in the efficient and effective utilization of resources within this system. We developed ...

  2. Last Updated 07/12/2019

    Pain When Reaching Overhead: Four Common Shoulder Problems in Older Adults is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics and provide clinically useful assessments and ...

  3. Last Updated 10/16/2010

    This web-based module for third-year medical students reviews primary and ancillary principles of medical ethics and challenges the learner to apply these principles to patient care scenarios. Reading assignments include an ethics article ...

  4. 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, ...

  5. Last Updated 10/01/2014

    This handbook was developed for the Geriatrics Principles for Specialists (GPS) Program of Wake Forest School of Medicine.  In order to facilitate improvements in clinical care of older adult patients, it provides an overview of key steps for ...

  6. Last Updated 06/11/2015
  7. Last Updated 03/29/2018

    A multifacted program focused on Assessment of Medical Decision Making Capacity. It includes the following education and assessment tools:

     

    • Elder Care Provider Sheet, “Medical Decision-Making ...
  8. Last Updated 05/19/2017

    Family caregivers are on the frontlines managing complicated chronic illnesses, assisting with day-to-day functioning, and providing direct care to manage symptoms and improve the quality of life of their loved ones. Yet, health professions ...

  9. Last Updated 10/05/2016

    Each year, one in every three adults ages 65 or older falls and 2 million are treated in emergency ...

  10. Last Updated 10/17/2016

    Geriatrics/medicine curriculum developed for Orthopedic residents to complete during a required Internal Medicine consult rotation.  Topics include: preoperative assessment, medication reconcilliation and adverse drug events, post-operative ...