Assessing delirium in dementia patients in the emergency room
Outlining the different options for senior living and which option is appropriate based on the older adult.
Determine appropriate surgical management for elderly breast cancer patients.
Dealing with obesity in the older population in an out-patient setting.
Managing diabetes in older adults in an outpatient setting.
Identify the specific difficult behavior and apply best practice management strategies.
Outline standard approaches for planning, leading, and concluding difficult family meetings with strategies for navigating conflict.
Define, compare, and contrast power of attorney for health care, surrogate decision maker, and guardian.
Define advance directives and the components that are commonly incorporated.
Determine an older adult’s ability to make medical decisions in a hospital or clinic setting.
Master geriatric-specific diagnostic considerations in the assessment of an older adult in the emergency department.
Develop a comprehensive approach to the timely evaluation of older adults with abdominal pain in the ED.
Primary and secondary options for therapy of osteoporosis.
Non-contrast CT is the initial diagnostic test to evaluate for acute ischemia and rule out hemorrhage.
Identify and define inappropriate sexual behavior (ISB) in the context of a patient with dementia.
Identify causes of anesthesia related nerve injury.
Understand key concepts in healthcare quality improvement in any setting.
Understand key concepts in patient safety in any care setting.