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Selected Resources (2016)
Links from the following sites

Florida State University College of Medicine, Geriatrics: Other Resources -
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Library (PCOM Library), Geriatrics: Core Resources -

New York Medical College Health Sciences Library, Geriatrics Resources: Web Resources & Guidelines -

University of Manitoba Libraries, Geriatric Nursing: CPD -

Images and Videos

  • Senior Health – Videos – Videos A-Z

  • Agency for Healthcare Research and quality (AHRQ): Get the Clinical Bottom Line Treatment Options. Explore. Compare. Prepare.

  • Geriatric Assessment: A video Simulation

  • LearnersTV: Geriatric Medicine

  • See also Video List

Podcast – Specialty

  • Geriatric Nursing Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center

  • Geripods – NJ Institute for Successful Aging

The Mental Health and Aging podcast series archive (need itunes)

Podcasts - General

  • Medical Matters (BBS) – for lay person

  • White Coat, Black Art (CBC) with Dr. Brian Goldman – for lay person

Learning Resources - Nursing

  • Dementia Centre DSDC – has virtual home and virtual hospital programs

  • GeroNurseOnline – ANA sponsored

  • Healthy Aging (CDC)

  • Iowa Geriatric Education Center

  • NICE National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly – Canadian; most items cost a minimal fee

  • NICHE Geriatric Resource Nurse (possibly via subscription only)

The (GRN) Core Curriculum is designed for use by NICHE members who educate nurses in best practices for older hospitalized adults. It is based on the book Evidence-Based Geriatric Nursing Protocols for Best Practice. The fourth edition, published in 2012, includes the most current evidence-based nursing protocols known to experts.

  • The toolkit “Older People in Hospital” Victoria Health Services – written information only

Learning Resources

  • American Society on Aging – Web Seminars

  • GERI Pearls – University of Nebraska review cards

  • Geriatric Emergency Medicine (GEM) Portal – Cleveland Clinic – offers courses on 5 different topics

  • Geriatrics Educational Resources – University of Nebraska – free material and some good videos

  • JAMA Network: Care of the Aging Patient – recent articles – free

  • NEJM: Geriatrics / Aging articles – some free full-text articles

  • Regional Geriatric Program Central – some free resources


  • Guidelines and Recommendations – American Geriatrics society – some are free and others must be ordered

  • National Guideline Clearinghouse – Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality - Articles

Tools & Case Studies

  • Geriatric Assessment Tools – University of Iowa Geriatric Education Center – good tools for assessment

  • Geriatric Assessment – American Family Physician – 2011 article

  • Instruments to Detect Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults – information about 134 instruments created at the National institute on Aging at NIH, in consultation with experts in the field

  • GiiC – Geriatric Toolkit – good resource – free

  • Practicing Physician Education in Geriatrics – toolkits – material designed for lay people

Mobile Resources

This app is intended as a rough guide to inform clinicians about possible mortality outcomes. It includes colorectal and breast cancer screening tools.

  • Absolute CVD Risk/Benefit Calculator

Provides an absolute estimate (%) of a person’s chance of having a cardiovascular event over a specific period of time and an idea of the potential benefit of treatment. It includes the Framingham calculator.

  • iGeriatrics

This app ($5.99) includes information such as the Beers Criteria, Geriatrics Cultural Navigator, GeriPsych Consult, Guide to Common Immunizations, Management of Atrial Fibrillation, and Prevention of Falls Guidelines

Patient Education

  • Prepare for Your Care

The PREPARE website is designed to help people and their loved ones prepare for medical decision making

  • SeniorHealth

SeniorHealth makes aging-related health information easily accessible for family members and friends seeking reliable, easy to understand online health information. This site was developed by the National institute on Aging (NIA) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM), both part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).


Created by the American Geriatrics Society’s Health in Aging Foundation to provide consumers and caregivers with up-to-date information on health and aging.

  • Eat smart / Live Strong: Nutrition Education for Older Adults – U.S. Department of


  • Eat Smart / Live Strong Nutrition Session Handouts – U.S. Department of Agriculture

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