to Duke's Clinicians' Network for Care in Aging. To begin reviewing content, cases or resources, make a selection from the following list of core concepts:
Cognitive impairment is a common and important problem among older adults. Its presentation can vary from a sudden onset delirium to an indolent progressive dementing illness.
The tools available here focus on dementia with readily available...
Duke Geriatric Education Center
Effective and safe health care for older adults transitioning between different locations and levels of care requires the attention and expertise of a team of health care professionals. Members of this team must collaborate with each other and with...
Evidence-based Medicine in Geriatrics
The practice of EBM requires the ability to ask clear questions, find and appraise evidence from a variety of resources, and apply the information back to the individual patient. In Geriatrics, EBM presents special challenges in the management of...
Gait Instability & Falls
Older people frequently fall. This is a serious public
health problem, with a substantial impact on health
and healthcare costs. This toolkit offers resources and references to improve your ability to assess and address falls in older adults.
Geriatrics Excellence in Teaching Series
This series of educational sessions offers faculty and fellows key strategies for optimizing teaching skills and refining educational programs in geriatrics.
Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program
The Physician Fellowship Program in Geriatric Medicine at Duke University Medical Center has a long, proud tradition of excellence in clinical care, teaching, and research. We believe the experiences and mentoring provided in the course of the...
Geriatric Medicine Rotation
The Geriatric Medicine Rotation for Duke internal medicine residents provides clinical and didactic experiences and exposure to geriatrics in a variety of geriatric patient care settings within a 2-4 week rotation structure.
Informative slides and handouts from Geriatrics Grand Rounds, Core Curriculum, Research Conferences, and Friday Morning Clinical Conference.
Palliative and End-of-Life Care
Older adults face chronic, life-limiting illnesses and issues of death and dying more frequently than other populations. With high rates of chronic illness and disability, this group needs to work with providers to clearly discern their preferences...
Pharmacotherapy in the Elderly
Older adults consume a large number of prescription medications. As a result, they tend to experience the greatest number of adverse drug events. Evaluation and management of medication appropriateness has become an essential clinical skill. This...
Teaching Video Library
The Video Library contains clips that may be useful as teaching tools, and are available for your use.
Geriatric Core Curriculum lecture series 2011-12
2011 Core curriculum lecture series slide presentations. audio recording will be uploaded later.