Prevention, Safety and Transitions of Care
Driving Cessation - #43
Resources available for facilitating driving cessation.
Recognizing and Identifying Elder Abuse & Neglect - #35
Approximately 11.4% of adults over the age of 60 years will experience some form of mistreatment.
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.
Systemic Effects of Ocular Medications I. Glaucoma and Pupillary Dilation - #29
Review systemic effects of ocular medications for glaucoma and pupillary dilation.
QT Prolongation: Risk Factors and Considerations - #100
Review medical conditions and medications that can prolong QT
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.
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.
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
Low Health Care Literacy and the Older Patient - #90
Health literacy refers to an individual’s ability to understand his or her health and effectively navigate the health care system.
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.
Conversations Surrounding STI Prevention - #84
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.
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.
Preoperative Geriatric Assessment - #64
Establish capacity for consent and the patient’s understanding of the need of surgery.
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.
Inappropriate Sexual Behavior (ISB) and the Dementia Patient. - #53
Identify and define inappropriate sexual behavior (ISB) in the context of a patient with dementia.
Perioperative nerve injury prevention - #52
Identify causes of anesthesia related nerve injury.
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.
Driving Evaluation Tools - #42
Learn the basic medical requirements for safe driving and the components of clinical evaluation.
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?
Non-Vertigo Dizziness - #21
Learn a systems-based approach to evaluation non-vertigo dizziness.