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.
Determine an older adult’s ability to make medical decisions in a hospital or clinic setting.
Master geriatric-specific diagnostic considerations in the assessment of an older adult in the emergency department.
Develop a comprehensive approach to the timely evaluation of older adults with abdominal pain in the ED.
Primary and secondary options for therapy of osteoporosis.
Non-contrast CT is the initial diagnostic test to evaluate for acute ischemia and rule out hemorrhage.
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.
Adult ICU patients should be routinely monitored for delirium.
Frailty assessment of patients at time of ICU admission may be useful in identification of vulnerable elderly patients.
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.
Identify and define treatment strategies for geriatric insomnia patients.
Identify and define various etiologies of anemia in older adults.
Learn necessary positioning and mobility requirements for geriatric patients undergoing a fluoroscopic study.
Use geriatric assessment tools to determine appropriateness of invasive cardiac interventions.
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.
Practical dosing information for ceruminolytic agents.