Chemotherapy toxicity - #37
Review toxic affects of chemo therapy on geriatric patients.
Should your patient have that oncology intervention? - #36
Diagnostic testing and treatment are determined based on ability to improve disease process or quality of life/goals of care.
Systemic Effects of Ocular Medications II. Age-related Macular Degeneration - #28
Review systemic effects of ocular medications for age related macular degeneration.
Stroke Impairment & Complications Rehabilitation - #3
Review frequent impairment and complications of acute stroke.
Assessing Post-Stroke Depression - #2
Learn to assess post-stroke depression (PSD).
Telemedicine and Geriatric Care - #99
Older adults may have fewer options for transportation to medical appointments. Telemedicine (telephone or audio-visual communication) can improve patient health, lower healthcare costs, reduce wait times, reach a broader geographic region, and limit unnecessary exposures of patients to infection.
Age Friendly Healthcare Delivery: The 4Ms - #93
The 4Ms in improving the complex care of older adults are: What Matters Most, Mentation, Mobility, and Medication.
Hip Fracture Management in Advanced Dementia Patients - #89
Determination of appropriate post-fracture management of patients with advanced dementia and hip fracture.
Environmental Causes of Falls - #81
Identifying and decreasing environmental risk factors for falls.
Osteoporosis Treatment - #56
Primary and secondary options for therapy of osteoporosis.
Osteoporosis Screening and Diagnosis - #55
Screening for osteoporosis aims to identify patients at increased risk of fragility fractures who may benefit from an intervention to mitigate that risk.
Perioperative nerve injury prevention - #52
Identify causes of anesthesia related nerve injury.
Frailty in the ICU - #45
Frailty assessment of patients at time of ICU admission may be useful in identification of vulnerable elderly patients.
Home Care Services - #25
Review available home care services and Medicare requirements.
Home Safety Evaluation: Can I send this patient home? - #22
How will a home safety evaluation benefit your geriatric patient?
Medications in Geriatric Otolaryngology - #17
Review use and side affects of common medications for otolaryngologic diseases.
Falls Risk Factors & Interventions - #16
Identify fall risk factors and common interventions that decrease fall risk.
Fall Etiology and Assessment - #15
Learn to assess multiple factors causing falls.
Managing Pain in Elderly Rib Fracture Patients (>65 years) - #9
Review an algorithm for pain management of rib fractures.
Assessing Gait - #4
Learn practical gait assessment for geriatric patients.
Assessment of Fall Risk Etiology - #1
Review assessments to consider in evaluating "falls".