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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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, ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Last Updated 12/10/2014

    This educational modules teaches learners how to recognize normal patterns of gait in the elderly and discuss various geriatric gait disorders.  There is a quiz at the end of the ...

  6. Last Updated 12/18/2014

    This module demonstrates the normal age-related changes in the urinary system and its clinical implications. A highlight of these modules are side by side comparison of young and aged tissues with interactive slides ...

  7. Last Updated 06/11/2015
  8. Last Updated 10/05/2016

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