Resources available for facilitating driving cessation.
Approximately 11.4% of adults over the age of 60 years will experience some form of mistreatment.
The 4Ms in improving the complex care of older adults are: What Matters Most, Mentation, Mobility, and Medication.
Good communication with older adults and their caregivers is important to delivering high quality care.
Health literacy refers to an individual’s ability to understand his or her health and effectively navigate the health care system.
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.
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.
Depression in older adults, even major depression, is treatable.
Assessing delirium in dementia patients in the emergency room
Outlining the different options for senior living and which option is appropriate based on the older adult.
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.