Radiation Therapy in the Management of High Risk Nonmetastatic Prostate Cancer in the Geriatric Population - #51
Describes the role of radiation therapy in the management of high risk non-metastatic prostate cancer.
Radiation Therapy in the Management of Low and Intermediate Risk Prostate Cancer in the Geriatric Population - #49
Understand the course of treatment for patients with low and intermediate risk prostate cancer.
Radiation Therapy in the Management of Early Stage Breast Cancer in the Geriatric Population - #48
Assess magnitude of benefit for radiation after breast conserving surgery.
Driving Cessation - #43
Resources available for facilitating driving cessation.
Evaluating Insomnia - #38
Learn underlying basic science and practical clinical management of insomnia evaluation.
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.
Recognizing and Identifying Elder Abuse & Neglect - #35
Approximately 11.4% of adults over the age of 60 years will experience some form of mistreatment.
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus - #34
An approach to diagnoses of geriatric patients who have suspected NPH.
Peri-operative Management of Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders in the State of Wisconsin - #33
A summary of the risk factors, incidence, and survival associated with intraoperative cardiac arrest.
Assessing and Managing Low Vision - #32
How to manage patients once it is determined they have low vision.
Basic Assessment of Tinnitus - #31
Initial diagnosis of tinnitus by history and physical exam.
Systemic Effects of Ocular Medications I. Glaucoma and Pupillary Dilation - #29
Review systemic effects of ocular medications for glaucoma and pupillary dilation.
Systemic Effects of Ocular Medications II. Age-related Macular Degeneration - #28
Review systemic effects of ocular medications for age related macular degeneration.
Interpreting Echocardiographic Changes - #24
Learn practical interpretations of echocardiographic changes.
Antiplatelet Therapy in Coronary Disease - #23
Review antiplatelet therapy in coronary artery disease.
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).
QT Prolongation: Risk Factors and Considerations - #100
Review medical conditions and medications that can prolong QT
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.
Loneliness of Older Adults - #98
When there is a discrepancy between one’s desired state of social connection and one’s actual relationships, a complex set of feelings termed loneliness occurs.
Caregiver Burden in the Context of Dementia - #97
“Caregiver burden” is a multifaceted concept that encompasses the physical, psychological, social, and financial strain experienced when caring for a loved one over time.1
Alzheimer’s Association Direct Connect Referral - #96
Navigating the diagnosis and progression of Alzheimer’s Disease or another dementia can be overwhelming to patients and their caregivers.
Dementia Detection: Identifying Red flags of Cognitive Decline - #95
Dementia is a growing public health concern with timely diagnosis an important part of high-quality care for older adults.
Social Isolation of Older Adults - #94
Humans are social beings and connections to others are vital to our health and well-being. Social isolation (i.e., the objective absence or paucity of social interactions with others) is a social determinant of health which is related to, but distinct from, the concept of loneliness (i.e., the subjective distressing feeling of being socially isolated).1,2