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.
When do I get an echo on my asymptomatic patient with severe aortic stenosis? - #44
This Fast Fact reviews the pathophysiology of severe asymptomatic aortic stenosis and helps determine when to order a Transthoracic Echocardiogram (TTE) for diagnostic evaluation.
Driving Cessation - #43
Resources available for facilitating driving cessation.
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.
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.
Geriatric Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation - #92
By assessing comorbidities, frailty and disease status in context of function and care goals, the appropriateness of cardiac or pulmonary rehabilitation for geriatric patients can be determined.
Guardianship of Adults: Guardian Roles & Responsibilities - #88
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.
Care Transitions: Skilled Nursing Facility to Emergency Department - #80
The challenges and potential dangers of and improvements of SNF transitions of care.
Senior Housing Options - #70
Outlining the different options for senior living and which option is appropriate based on the older adult.
Power of Attorney for Health Care - #62
Define, compare, and contrast power of attorney for health care, surrogate decision maker, and guardian.
Advance Directives - #61
Define advance directives and the components that are commonly incorporated.
Acute Ischemic Stroke - #54
Non-contrast CT is the initial diagnostic test to evaluate for acute ischemia and rule out hemorrhage.
Introduction to Quality Improvement - #50
Understand key concepts in healthcare quality improvement in any setting.
Introduction to Patient Safety - #47
Understand key concepts in patient safety in any care setting.
Long Term Care Services - #41
Identify and define the options for geriatric living and associated levels of care.
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?
Pharmacologic Aspects of Renal Drug Clearance - #7
Review pharmacologic aspects of renal drug clearance.
Initiating Renal Replacement Therapy (RRT) - #6
Consider quality of life assessment in initiating renal replacement therapy.