Describes the role of radiation therapy in the management of high risk non-metastatic prostate cancer.
Understand the course of treatment for patients with low and intermediate risk prostate cancer.
Assess magnitude of benefit for radiation after breast conserving surgery.
Review toxic affects of chemo therapy on geriatric patients.
Diagnostic testing and treatment are determined based on ability to improve disease process or quality of life/goals of care.
A summary of the risk factors, incidence, and survival associated with intraoperative cardiac arrest.
Review systemic effects of ocular medications for glaucoma and pupillary dilation.
Review systemic effects of ocular medications for age related macular degeneration.
Learn practical interpretations of echocardiographic changes.
Review antiplatelet therapy in coronary artery disease.
Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) are increasing among older adults. These infections may include chlamydia, gonococcal infections, and syphilis5. Patients may experience no symptoms or symptoms may be mistaken for a urinary tract infection.
Assessing delirium in dementia patients in the emergency room
Dealing with obesity in the older population in an out-patient setting.
Managing diabetes in older adults in an outpatient setting.
Establish capacity for consent and the patient’s understanding of the need of surgery.
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.
Screening for osteoporosis aims to identify patients at increased risk of fragility fractures who may benefit from an intervention to mitigate that risk.
Non-contrast CT is the initial diagnostic test to evaluate for acute ischemia and rule out hemorrhage.
Adult ICU patients should be routinely monitored for delirium.
Frailty assessment of patients at time of ICU admission may be useful in identification of vulnerable elderly patients.
Use geriatric assessment tools to determine appropriateness of invasive cardiac interventions.