Division of Geriatrics

Geriatrics Residency Curricular Content

  1. Physiology and epidemiology of aging
  2. Medical geriatric assessment including history, physical examination & labs
  3. Social support and environmental assessment
  4. Affective anc cognitive assessment
  5. Cognitive impairment, dementia, depression and delirium
  6. Functional status, ADLs, and IADLs
  7. Interdisciplinary team coordination of care
  8. Falls
  9. Urinary incontinence
  10. Osteoporosis and fractures
  11. Pressure ulcers
  12. Presentation and management of common medical illness in geriatric patients (CHF, pneumonia, urinary tract infection, diabetes, thyroid disease, etc)
  13. Geriatric pharmacology
  14. Interpersonal and family relationships, social support systems
  15. Health care systems and insurances (home care, long term care, etc)

 

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Division of Geriatrics
111 East 210 Street
Bronx, NY 10467

718-920-6722
Fax: 718-655-9672

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