Review toxic affects of chemo therapy on geriatric patients.
Diagnostic testing and treatment are determined based on ability to improve disease process or quality of life/goals of care.
Review systemic effects of ocular medications for age related macular degeneration.
Review frequent impairment and complications of acute stroke.
Learn to assess post-stroke depression (PSD).
The 4Ms in improving the complex care of older adults are: What Matters Most, Mentation, Mobility, and Medication.
Determination of appropriate post-fracture management of patients with advanced dementia and hip fracture.
Identifying and decreasing environmental risk factors for falls.
Primary and secondary options for therapy of osteoporosis.
Screening for osteoporosis aims to identify patients at increased risk of fragility fractures who may benefit from an intervention to mitigate that risk.
Identify causes of anesthesia related nerve injury.
Frailty assessment of patients at time of ICU admission may be useful in identification of vulnerable elderly patients.
Review available home care services and Medicare requirements.
How will a home safety evaluation benefit your geriatric patient?
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.
Review an algorithm for pain management of rib fractures.
Learn practical gait assessment for geriatric patients.
Review assessments to consider in evaluating "falls".