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AMA Pain Management: The Online Series
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This Web site provides a series of 12 online modules that address pain in the following areas: pathophysiology, assessment, pain management options, older adults, pediatrics, persistent pain, cancer pain, neuropathic pain, pharmacotherapy, and end-of-life care.

Subject:
Aging
Geriatric nursing
Nursing
Material Type:
Reading
Date Added:
11/13/2009
The Auscultation Assistant
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This Web site provides text description and audio examples of various heart and breath sounds. The sounds are broken up into certain catagories. The heart sounds are divided into systolic, where you can hear aortic stenosis, mitral regurgitation, etc.., and diastolic, where you can hear mitral stenosis, aortic regurgitation, etc.. The lung sounds provide examples of crackles and wheezes. Users can click on tabs at the top of the page to cross between general categories, and use the text buttons to the left to reach individual topics within each area.

Subject:
Physiology
Aging
Chronic diseases
Geriatric nursing
Nursing
Material Type:
Reading
Simulation
Date Added:
10/16/2009
Big Dog's Case 1 - Quest Computer Corporation
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"Sharable learning object on leadership competencies -- but using a business rather than health care model. Includes an illustrative and interactive Performance Typology Map and many other excellent links to aspects of leadership and performance.
Contains a case study to illustrate leadership failure."

Subject:
Educational media
Nursing education
Geriatric nursing
Nursing
Material Type:
Assessment
Case Study
Reading
Date Added:
09/23/2008
Delirium: National Library of Medicine Images
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Link to a repository of public domain images that are related to delirium, many of which appear in peer-reviewed literature that is in the public domain. Includes both algorithms for managing delirium, tables from published articles, as well as diagrams of neurotransmitters

Subject:
Aging
Disease
Geriatric nursing
Neurology
Nursing
Pharmacology
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Reading
Date Added:
02/17/2011
Diabetic Self-care Foot Care Guidelines
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This Website, created by the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, provides detailed foot care guidelines for diabetic patients. A link to a pod cast on diabetes and feet is included. There are excellent color images of diabetic foot disorders.

Subject:
Aging
Chronic diseases
Geriatric nursing
Nursing
Material Type:
Reading
Date Added:
01/08/2009
Fall Prevention Center of Excellence Website
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Rich resource collection of educational materials and evidence summaries for service providers, teachers and investigators. Includes video material, as well as links to CDC patient education materials.

Subject:
Geriatric nursing
Nursing
Material Type:
Reading
Date Added:
09/23/2008
Falls Prevention Jigsaw
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An interactive 2 hour lesson where RNs work collaboratively to learn about 4 aspects of falls prevention: (1) Magnitude & Impact, (2) Falls Risk Assessment, (3) Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Interventions, & (4) Evaluation of Falls Programs. Peer-reviewed literature and pre-appraised evidence sources are highlighted.

Subject:
Aging
Geriatric nursing
Nursing
Material Type:
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Reading
Date Added:
10/03/2010
Falls Prevention Jigsaw
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An interactive 2 hour lesson where RNs work collaboratively to learn about 4 aspects of falls prevention: (1) Magnitude & Impact, (2) Falls Risk Assessment, (3) Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Interventions, & (4) Evaluation of Falls Programs. Peer-reviewed literature and pre-appraised evidence sources are highlighted.

Subject:
Aging
Geriatric nursing
Nursing
Material Type:
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Reading
Date Added:
10/03/2010
Falls Toolkit from Practicing Physicians Education in Geriatrics
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This links to a Falls Tool Kit which contains instruments that can be used for the initial evaluation and management of a patient who experiences falls. It also provides educational materials to teach patients how to reduce their risk of falling. The toolkit development was supported by the Hartford Foundation through the American Geriatrics Society.

It is part of a set of tool kits developed for the Practicing Physician Education in Geriatrics project supported by a grant from the John A. Hartford Foundation through the American Geriatrics Society. The tool kits are intended to help physicians better understand the common 'Geriatric Syndromes' and contain educational materials, suggested guidelines, forms and tools for evaluation, diagnosis and treatment.

Although designed to teach physicians about falls risk assessment and risk reduction, these tools can also be used by registered nurses, and rehabilitation professionals.

Users have the option of clicking on individual tools or they can download the the complete toolkit.

Subject:
Aging
Chronic diseases
Geriatric nursing
Safety
Material Type:
Assessment
Reading
Date Added:
03/06/2011
Framework for Reducing Physical Restraints in NH Facilities
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Link to a website sponsored by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) in Rhode Island that outlines a framework for reducing restraints in residential long term care (nursing homes). The website contains a comprehensive 37-page manual for managing the change process needed to reduce restraints.

Subject:
Geriatric nursing
Nursing
Material Type:
Reading
Date Added:
09/23/2008
HELM Open - Communication - Caring for people with dementia in the general hospital
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This RLO looks at people with dementia who experience difficulties in both understanding others and saying what they want to say. This usually progresses as the disease progresses. This RLO looks at problems people with dementia experience when communicating and strategies healthcare professionals can use to improve their communication.

Subject:
Geriatric nursing
Nursing
Date Added:
07/05/2017
HELM Open - Dementia and Cognitive Loss - Caring for people with dementia in the general hospital
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Dementia is very common. A quarter of general hospital in-patients have cognitive impairment, Dementia or dementia complicated by delirium. Almost all healthcare professionals who look after adults will encounter patients with these problems, we all need the knowledge and skills to care for them.

Subject:
Geriatric nursing
Nursing
Date Added:
07/05/2017
Heart Failure Online
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The goal of this website states: "improving cardiovascular health through creation and communication of knowledge related to heart failure and to help individuals live better and live longer."
Includes rich visual images of tests that may be of interest to students and patients, including echocardiograms, descriptions of normal and abnormal physiology.
Also includes some patient education materials on lifestyle modification.

Subject:
Adult education
Educational media
Nursing education
Disease
Geriatric nursing
Medicine
Nursing
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Reading
Date Added:
12/22/2008
Heart Failure -- Self Instructional Module for Patients: National Heart Lung and Blood Institute
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This NIH-sponsored web link provides an excellent overview of heart failure and its causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
It includes a comprehensive glossary of terms.
An illustration of a male person demonstrates the signs of heart failure such as edema and pulmonary congestion.

Subject:
Adult education
Nursing education
Chronic diseases
Disease
Geriatric nursing
Nursing
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Lesson
Reading
Date Added:
12/22/2008
Medicare Quality Improvement Community
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Searchable clearing house of materials that can be used for quality improvement among older adults across the health care continuum. Developed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), this resource comprehensive online directory of quality improvement information for Medicare's National Quality Improvement Priority Topics.

Subject:
Aging
Geriatric nursing
Nursing
Safety
Material Type:
Reading
Date Added:
09/23/2008