Learn underlying basic science and practical clinical management of insomnia evaluation.
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.
Approximately 11.4% of adults over the age of 60 years will experience some form of mistreatment.
The 4Ms in improving the complex care of older adults are: What Matters Most, Mentation, Mobility, and Medication.
Good communication with older adults and their caregivers is important to delivering high quality care.
Health literacy refers to an individual’s ability to understand his or her health and effectively navigate the health care system.
Depression in older adults, even major depression, is treatable.
Identify the specific difficult behavior and apply best practice management strategies.
Identify and define inappropriate sexual behavior (ISB) in the context of a patient with dementia.
Adult ICU patients should be routinely monitored for delirium.
Identify and define treatment strategies for geriatric insomnia patients.
Review available home care services and Medicare requirements.
How will a home safety evaluation benefit your geriatric patient?
Identify and assess delirium.