Approximately 11.4% of adults over the age of 60 years will experience some form of mistreatment.
By assessing comorbidities, frailty and disease status in context of function and care goals, the appropriateness of cardiac or pulmonary rehabilitation for geriatric patients can be determined.
Health literacy refers to an individual’s ability to understand his or her health and effectively navigate the health care system.
Understand key concepts in healthcare quality improvement in any setting.
Understand key concepts in patient safety in any care setting.
Identify and define the options for geriatric living and associated levels of care.
Use geriatric assessment tools to determine appropriateness of invasive cardiac interventions.
Review available home care services and Medicare requirements.
Consider quality of life assessment in initiating renal replacement therapy.
Identify and manage ophthalmic complications of systemic medications.