Resources available for facilitating driving cessation.
Approximately 11.4% of adults over the age of 60 years will experience some form of mistreatment.
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.
Health literacy refers to an individual’s ability to understand his or her health and effectively navigate the health care system.
Guardianship is the court appointment of legal authority over the person and property of another individual, called the ward. Consultation with an attorney or bioethicist is advised for individual patient cases.
While sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are on the rise among older adults, medical providers may associate this problem with younger populations, missing prevention and treatment opportunities.
The challenges and potential dangers of and improvements of SNF transitions of care.
Outlining the different options for senior living and which option is appropriate based on the older adult.
Establish capacity for consent and the patient’s understanding of the need of surgery.
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.
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.
Learn the basic medical requirements for safe driving and the components of clinical evaluation.
Identify and define the options for geriatric living and associated levels of care.
Review available home care services and Medicare requirements.
How will a home safety evaluation benefit your geriatric patient?
Learn a systems-based approach to evaluation non-vertigo dizziness.
Review cardiac causes of syncope.
Differentiate peripheral and central causes of dizziness.
Determine blood pressure goals in older adults and possible medications.
Consider quality of life assessment in initiating renal replacement therapy.