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Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Academic Affiliations, Centers of Excellence in Primary Care Education; VA Puget Sound Healthcare System Seattle Centers of Excellence in Primary Care Education (CoEPCE) Joyce Wipf, MD; Catherine Kaminetzky, MD and Howard Mun, PharmD ...
Laural Traylor, MSW Nov 8, 2017
Problem: The morbidity and mortality (M&M) conference is a vital event that can affect medical education, quality improvement, and peer review in academic departments. Historically, M&M conferences have emphasized cases that highlight diagnostic uncertainty or complex management conundrums...
Purpose: The purpose of this article is to describe the opportunities and challenges of a curricular review process in an entry-level doctor of physical therapy geriatric curriculum. The curricular review process utilized an external interprofessional reviewing body, in conjunction with an...
The Institute of Medicine explores the existing evidence-base related to the education of health professionals in quality improvement, the educational and regulatory barriers to integrating this approach in the academic and continuing education settings, proposed actions for incorporating quality...
There is a widening gap between the health care needs of older persons and the treatment skills of the health care professionals who serve them. This gap is especially severe in rural areas, where there is a shortage of and inadequate collaboration between health care professionals and poor access...
The need for osteopathic geriatric academic leaders who are educators and researchers is well recognized. The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-School of Osteopathic Medicine's Geriatric Residency program, a federally funded Faculty Training Project in Geriatric Medicine and...
Elyse Perweiler Dec 23, 2014
Residency training in physical medicine and rehabilitation may not contain a formal curriculum in geriatric patient care. A multidimensional geriatric curriculum to third and fourth year physical medicine and rehabilitation residents was implemented to enhance their knowledge in and attitude toward...
Summary Findings from an exploratory factor analysis on the 21 item 'attitudes towards health care teams' (Heinemann et al. , 1999) are reported. Using data collected as part of an innovative educational program on geriatric team training program in the United States we report an exploratory factor...
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to examine the impact of the use of an inter-professional care team on patient length of stay and payer charges in a geriatric transitional care unit. METHODS: An analysis of de-identified administrative records for transitional care patients for the 12-month...
Barbara Brandt Nov 10, 2014
Each of the fields of geriatrics and interdisciplinary practice intensifies the usefulness and effectiveness of the other. Combining geriatrics and interdisciplinary practice also magnifies the complexity of two singularly complex fields. However, the subtle reasons for their complexity may escape...
Theresa J.K. Drinka Nov 7, 2014
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