Geriatrics Information Portal (GIP)


  • Find evidence-based geriatric resources 
    by searching the categories below or by printing the master list

  • Then help us improve the GIP by spending 5-10 minutes completing an anonymous survey HERE

 

CLINICAL GUIDELINES

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DE TORNYAY CENTER SPONSORED RESOURCES & LINKS

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The de Tornyay Center serves as a catalyst for promoting healthy aging through its support of research and education in the field of gerontology for the School of Nursing, the University of Washington, and the broader community.
 
  • Teaching/Learning Resources 
  • Center-Sponsored Lectures & Streaming Video 
  • Lending Library 
  • Volunteer Opportunties to Work with Older Adults 

PATIENT AND CAREGIVER RESOURCES/SERVICES

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UNDERSTANDING DIVERSE CULTURES

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  • Resources for working with older adults and caregivers from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.
  • Key resources include EthnoMed and the Culture and Health blog

DISEASE OR PROCEDURE SPECIFIC INFORMATION

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  • Information on specific disease processes such as geriatric syndromes
  • Guidelines for addressing the unique care needs of older patients during medical procedures
  • Key resources include the Hartford Foundation's ConsultGeriRN.org and the Northwest Geriatric Education Center

 LITERACY AND OTHER TUTORIALS

 

  • Tips on searching the web for evidence based care of older adults
  • Tutorials on how to improve search methods including how to start and when to stop searching. 
  • Tools to evaluate the quality of information 
  • Key resources include the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ),and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)
 
 
 

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE COMPREHENSIVE GERIATRIC EDUCATION PROGRAM

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  • Traineeships
  • Geriatric Best Practice Teams
  • Geriatrics Information Portal

 

 

THE GERIATRICS INFORMATION PORTAL IS DESIGNED TO

  • Address the need for evidence based geriatric resources at the point of care 
  • Maximize efficient and meaningful use of evidence based online geriatric resources 
  • Increase culturally competent care through increased awareness and use of resources
  • Support the Healthy People 2020 goal to improve the health, function, and quality of life of older adults 
  • Create a consolidated access point for existing geriatric training and clinical resources
  • Be sustainable through community partnerships and support from the de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging at the UW School of Nursing 

WE NEED YOUR FEEDBACK!

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  • Ongoing improvements are based on user - your-  feedback
  • Please take 5-10 minutes to complete our anonymous survey to help make the GIP as useful and easy to use as possible.

Complete the survey here

 

 

GERIATRICS INFORMATION PORTAL CONDITIONS OF USE

Information Disclaimer

The Geriatrics Information Portal provides links to third-party web sites. These links do not constitute endorsements by the University of Washington School of Nursing or any of its funding sources. The University of Washington School of Nursing is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites or third-party sites provided as search results, or third-party advertisements, and does not make any representations regarding their content or accuracy. Your use of third-party websites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such sites. We recommend applying principles from the Health on the Net Code of Conduct to assess sites you access for health information.

 

 

Funding Disclaimer

The Comprehensive Geriatric Education Program (CGEP) is supported by funds from the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Health Resources and Services Administration(HRSA), the Bureau of Health Professions (BHPr), Division of Public Health and Interdisciplinary Education (DPHIE), under grant number D62HP24194 for $808,663.00. The information or content, and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as an endorsement of or the official position or policy of the U.S. Government, DHHS, HRSA, BHPr or the DPHIE.

Last modified: Aug 11, 2014