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Geriatrics, Palliative Care & Interprofessional Teamwork Curriculum

Module 1 - Introduction to Aging
Module 2 - Interdisciplinary Teamwork
Module 3 - Healthy Aging
Module 4 - Geriatric Syndromes
Module 6 - Geriatric Mental Health
Module 7 - Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment
Module 8 - Depression, Dementia & Delirium
Module 9 - Advance Directives
Module 10 - Introduction to Palliative & Hospice Care
Module 11 - Student Group Presentations
Module 12 - Intergenerational and Family Issues
Module 13 - Settings of Care
Module 14 - Cultural Competency
Module 15 - Aging Policies and Entitlements
Module 16 - Pharmacology
Module 17 - Family Decision-Making
Module 18 - Elder Abuse and Neglect
Module 19 - Sexuality and Aging
Module 20 - Grief and Bereavement
Module 21 - Ethics
Module 22 - Interdisciplinary Care Planning
Module 23 - Hoarding
Module 24 - Spirituality

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Research Faculty
Education Faculty
Clinical Faculty
Geriatrics, Palliative Care
   and Interprofessional
   Teamwork Curriculum

Palliative Care Fellowship
Overview & Application
Fellowship Faculty

Advanced Fellowship in Rural Geriatrics
Exciting Rural Geriatrics Fellowship Opportunity!
The James J. Peters VA Medical Center in Bronx, NY, is currently recruiting for an Advanced Fellowship in Rural Geriatrics position. This is an innovative, one-year fellowship program that commences in July 2014. Click here for more information.

Rural Interdisciplinary Team Training (RITT) Program
RITT Brochure

Other VISN 3 Resources
Dementia Resources

VA Associated Health Training
The GRECC hosts trainees funded through the VA Associated Health Training Program in allied health fields such as nursing, social work, psychology, pharmacy, and audiology/speech pathology. VA Associated Health trainees have field placements at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center as well as other VA facilities in VISN 3. These trainees work in collaboration with Mount Sinai geriatric fellows, medical students, and medicine residents who rotate through the James J. Peters VA Medical Center. In addition to their clinical experience, the traineeship includes weekly interdisciplinary seminars and other educational opportunities. The seminars focus on geriatric care, palliative care, and interdisciplinary teamwork in a varied format including case analysis and interactive exercises.