Keeping Granny Safe on July 1: A Consensus on Minimum Geriatrics Competencies for Graduating Medical Students

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Submitted by Minnesota North... on Jun 3, 2020 - 11:32am CDT

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Journal Article

This set of competencies is designed for graduating medical students, and acts as minimum set of geriatric competency standards for first-year residents. The competencies are based on accepted standards of evidence-based geriatric care and contain the following domains: medication management; self-care capacity; falls, balance and gait disorders; hospital care for elders; cognitive and behavioral disorders; atypical presentation of disease; health care planning and promotion; and palliative care.

Rosanne M. Leipzig
Lisa Granville
Deborah Simpson
M Brownell Anderson
Karen Sauvigné
Rainier P. Soriano
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