Improving family medicine resident training in dementia care: An experiential learning opportunity in Primary Care Collaborative Memory Clinics

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Submitted by Minnesota North... on Jun 6, 2021 - 6:08pm CDT

Resource Type: 
Journal Article

This article published in Gerontology & Geriatrics Education describes the curriculum for a resident training intervention in Primary Care Collaborative Memory Clinics (PCCMC), outlines its underlying educational principles, and examines its impact on residents’ ability to provide dementia care. PCCMCs are family physician-led interprofessional clinic teams that provide evidence-informed comprehensive assessment and management of memory concerns. Within PCCMCs residents learn to apply a structured approach to assessment, diagnosis, and management; training consists of a tutorial covering various topics related to dementia followed by work-based learning within the clinic. The full article can be accessed with an OpenAthens account through your institution or with a Taylor & Francis Online account.

Author(s): 
Linda Lee
Wayne W. Weston
Loretta Hillier
Douglas Archibald
Joseph Lee
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