Geriatric Nursing Review Syllabus, 4th Edition
A Core Curriculum in Advanced Practice Geriatric Nursing (GNRS4), is a concise, up-to-date, and comprehensive text for advanced practice geriatric nurses. based on the Geriatrics Review Syllabus: A Core Curriculum in Geriatric Medicine, 8th Edition. Now available in Print and Online.
Geriatrics Review Syllabus (8th Edition)
Authored by more than 180 medical experts in the care of older adults, the fully revised Geriatrics Review Syllabus: A Core Curriculum in Geriatric Medicine, Eighth Edition (GRS8) covers the latest developments in geriatric medicine for those who wish to expand and update their knowledge in the field. Earn up to 90 Continuing Medical Education credits with this up-to-date and comprehensive resource. Available in Print & Online!
2015 Edition of Geriatrics At Your Fingertips
Geriatrics At Your Fingertips is an essential tool in evaluating and managing the diseases and disorders that most commonly affect older persons. It is an excellent tool for all practicing clinicians, including physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, and pharmacists, as well as professionals-in-training in all of these disciplines. Available in Print and Online.
Geriatrics Evaluation & Management Tools
Clinical Templates to Support Clinicians and Systems that are Caring for Older Adults
The new AGS Geriatrics E&M Tools are 2-page clinical templates which follow a History & Physical (H&P) format, and are meant to provide guidance to clinicians and trainees who are caring for older adults. Topics included are Appropriate Prescribing, Behavior Disturbances in Dementia, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Delirium, Dementia, Depression, Falls, Frailty, Insomnia, Multimorbidity, Osteoporosis, Pressure Ulcers, Syncope, and Urinary Incontinence.
iGeriatrics Mobile App - Available for iPhone and Droid
Combines all of the American Geriatrics Society's free clinical information offerings in to one easy to use application. Aimed at healthcare providers and covering a wide range of topics relating to older adults, from medication safety to cross-cultural assistance, iGeriatrics is an excellent introduction to the information and services offered by the AGS. It includes information from the following titles:
AGS 2012 BeersCriteria Pocket Card
This clinical tool, based on The AGS 2012 Updated Beers Criteria for Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Adults (AGS 2012 Beers Criteria), has been developed to assist healthcare providers in improving medication safety in older adults. Our purpose is to inform clinical decision-making concerning the prescribing of medications for older adults in order to improve safety and quality of care. The Pocket card is laminated and is sold in packs of 25 cards.
Geriatric Care by Design: A clinician's handbook to meet the needs of older adults through environmental and practice redesign.
Older patients require specific design and practice management considerations incorporated into the medical practice to improve patient care. Originally published by the AMA, Geriatric Care By Design, highlights the unique needs of aging patients in a physician practice through a design/practice management perspective. The strategies presented in this resource address topics such as accessibility issues, coordination of care and supportive office systems. Case studies and lessons learned from experts in the fields of both primary and specialty care, provide information and clear insight on how to design an environment that meets the needs of physicians, patients and office staff
Caregiver Health and Caregiver Health Assessment
Originally published by the AMA, the Caregiver Health Assessment Survey is an 18-item, caregiver self-report measure developed as a means of helping physicians assess the stress-levels of family caregivers accompanying chronically ill older adult patients to their medical visits.
Physician's Guide to Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers
Published by the AMA, this online guide is intended to assist physicians in evaluating the ability of their older patients to operate motor vehicles safely as part of their everyday, personal activities. Topics covered include screening, assessing functional abilities, handling evaluations and referrals, conditions and medications that may impact driving, addressing safer driving, and counseling those who are no longer able to drive. A section with worksheets and resources for older patients and caregivers is also included.