Books and Online Texts:
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 in this first edition are Appropriate Prescribing, Behavior Problems in Dementia, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Delirium, Dementia, Depression, Falls, Frailty, Incontinence, Insomnia, Osteoporosis, and Pressure Ulcers.
2014 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 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!
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.
GRS8 Audio Companion
The GRS8 Audio Companion provides 30 minute audio interviews on 64 topics based on the GRS8 with chapter authors and content experts. Earn up to 35 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ using any of the available audio formats (available on Audio CD, USB Drive, or online download).
The Doorway Thoughts series addresses issues and concerns providing relevant details regarding the beliefs, traditions, and customs that would apply to clinical encounters with an older adult from 15 groups of diverse ethnic backgrounds: African Americans, American Indians and Alaska Natives, Arab Americans, Asian Indian Americans, Chinese Americans, Hispanic Americans, Japanese Americans, Vietnamese Americans, Filipino Americans, Vietnamese Americans, Korean Americans, Pakistani Americans, Haitian Americans, Portuguese Americans, and Russian-Speaking Americans.The series focuses on topics relevant to intercultural care, including health literacy, approaches to clinician education, and the interface between spirituality and health decision making.
Assisted Living Nursing: A Manual for Management and Practice
Assisted Living Nursing provides a comprehensive overview of both management activities and clinical competencies for assisted living nurses. It provides practical guidelines and decision-making models to help nurses address both the large- and small-scale challenges of their daily practice. AGS Members are eligible to a 20% discount on the purchase of this book, just use code AGS2 when you check out.
Geriatric Education for Emergency Medical Services (GEMS)
The GEMS course is an exciting new national continuing education curriculum designed for any emergency provider. GEMS will help EMS providers better assess and manage ill, injured, or disabled older patients.