The Rapid Geriatric Assessment (RGA) is a new screening tool developed by the Geriatrics Division of Saint Louis University.  The RGA includes assessment of Frailty, Nutrition, Loss of Muscle Mass (Sarcopenia), and Cognitive Function. It is part of the HRSA-funded Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP) to improve the health of older Missourians by training primary care health providers in Geriatric Medicine

 

 

 

 

GWEP ACKNOWLEDGEMENT/DISCLAIMER:
This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U1QHP28716 Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program for $843,079. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government..