Resources available for facilitating driving cessation.
Approximately 11.4% of adults over the age of 60 years will experience some form of mistreatment.
Establish capacity for consent and the patient’s understanding of the need of surgery.
Identify the specific difficult behavior and apply best practice management strategies.
Outline standard approaches for planning, leading, and concluding difficult family meetings with strategies for navigating conflict.
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.
Identify and define inappropriate sexual behavior (ISB) in the context of a patient with dementia.
Understand key concepts in healthcare quality improvement in any setting.
Understand key concepts in patient safety in any care setting.
Learn the basic medical requirements for safe driving and the components of clinical evaluation.
Identify and define treatment strategies for geriatric insomnia patients.
Review available home care services and Medicare requirements.
How will a home safety evaluation benefit your geriatric patient?
Identify fall risk factors and common interventions that decrease fall risk.
Learn to assess multiple factors causing falls.
Identify and assess delirium.