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Gerontology and Long-Term Care

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National Consortium Telehealth Resource Center
COVID-19: The Use of Telehealth in Long Term Care in this National Emergency
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Webinar from the CALTCM and the California Telehealth Policy Coalition about providing long term care via telehealth.

Understanding in depth the benefits and drawbacks of providing LTC via telehealth.

National Consortium Telehealth Resource Center (2020, March 31). Coalition webinar - COVID-19: the use of telehealth in long term care in this national emergency. YouTube. 

Nursing Home Telehealth
Long-term Care Nursing Homes Telehealth and Telemedicine Tool Kit
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Long-Term Care Nursing Homes Telehealth and Telemedicine Tool Kit from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Additional resources within.

Walking through steps and processes for telehealth delivery in LTC facilities.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. (2020, March 27). Long-term care nursing homes telehealth and telemedicine tool kit. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. 

UCSF Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program
Caring for Older Adults during COVID-19: Assessment and Management via Telehealth
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the Telehealth Course

Caring for Older Adults during COVID-19: Assessment and Management via Telehealth- A short free course in learning how to care for seniors during a public health emergency.

Earn CME credit. Course teaches how to perform aspects of a geriatrics assessment in a virtual format, discuss capacity, financial decision making, and advance care planning in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and assess unmet social needs impacted by shelter-in-place orders.

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Institute for Healthcare Improvement
What to Say during Telehealth Visits with Older Adults

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The Age-Friendly Health Systems' 4Ms Framework (What Matters, Medication, Mentation, Mobility provides an excellent structure for telehealth calls with older adults.

Learn how combining telehealth and the 4Ms Framework can help maintain connections to older patients, offer reassurance and identify issues that may require more attention.

Institute for Healthcare Improvement, IHI Multimedia Team, Thursday, July 9, 2020. Institute for Healthcare Improvement.

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