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.
Review use and side affects of common medications for otolaryngologic diseases.
Identify fall risk factors and common interventions that decrease fall risk.
Learn to assess multiple factors causing falls.
Identify and assess delirium.
Determine blood pressure goals in older adults and possible medications.
Perioperative medication that may increase delirium risk.
Factors that may be clues to underlying dementia in acutely delirius patients.
Review perioperative anticoagulation management of geriatric patients.
Review an algorithm for pain management of rib fractures.
Review key renal function lab values in a geriatric patient.
Review pharmacologic aspects of renal drug clearance.
Consider quality of life assessment in initiating renal replacement therapy.
Review etiolgies of acute kidney injury in hospitalized patients.
Learn practical gait assessment for geriatric patients.
Identify and manage ophthalmic complications of systemic medications.
Review assessments to consider in evaluating "falls".