Tufts OpenCourseware
Author: Richard Glickman-Simon, M.D.

Session 6: Field Experience I – Essentials

1. Learning Objectives

  • Perform a directed geriatric assessment covering the medical, nutritional, and social evaluations

  • Create a problem list based on this data and identify appropriate target interventions for each entry

  • Present your findings to peers and preceptor, and lead a discussion about optimizing the care of the elder resident or patient you assessed

2. Readings