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Assignments

Please go to the WRITE Chronic Care Catalyst site for full description of the assignments: https://catalyst.uw.edu/workspace/tejewell/41860/298098

  1. Watch and respond to video curriculum (4 sessions) on good/better approaches to delivering bad news.  Review with preceptor.
  2. ADL assessment (review with preceptor)
  3. Evaluate a patient in a Skilled Nursing Facility or inpatient rehab
  4. Write-up of therapist observation/interview
  5. Participate in Telepain conference
  6. Project for Online Geriatric Education (POGO-E): complete the following sessions:
    • Urinary Concerns in Older Men (Mr. Thompson)
    • Medication Management in Elders: Anticoagulants (Mrs. Platt)
    • Atypical Presentation of Urinary Tract Infection (Mrs. Ianucci)
    • Behavioral and Psychiatric Symptoms of Dementia (Mrs. Williams-Owens)
    • Depression (Mr. Rodriguez) OR Pressure Ulcers (Mrs. Jones)
  7. Home visit write-up
  8. Home visit presentation
  9. Required for Honors grade: Reflective paper on hospice/palliative care patient
Readings:
  • “Rehab Manual” Ch. 1-2
  • “The Geriatrician in the Nursing Home.”
  • "Assessment and management of the geriatric patient"
  • "Management of falls in older persons"
Recorded lectures:

For more details and to submit/track clinical activities, please go to the WRITE Chronic Care Catalyst site.