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.
Approximately 11.4% of adults over the age of 60 years will experience some form of mistreatment.
A summary of the risk factors, incidence, and survival associated with intraoperative cardiac arrest.
How to manage patients once it is determined they have low vision.
Initial diagnosis of tinnitus by history and physical exam.
Review frequent impairment and complications of acute stroke.
Learn to assess post-stroke depression (PSD).
Navigating the diagnosis and progression of Alzheimer’s Disease or another dementia can be overwhelming to patients and their caregivers.
Dementia is a growing public health concern with timely diagnosis an important part of high-quality care for older adults.
The 4Ms in improving the complex care of older adults are: What Matters Most, Mentation, Mobility, and Medication.
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.
Depression in older adults, even major depression, is treatable.
Identifying and decreasing environmental risk factors for falls.
Assessing delirium in dementia patients in the emergency room
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.
Master geriatric-specific diagnostic considerations in the assessment of an older adult in the emergency department.
Non-contrast CT is the initial diagnostic test to evaluate for acute ischemia and rule out hemorrhage.
Identify and define inappropriate sexual behavior (ISB) in the context of a patient with dementia.
Identify causes of anesthesia related nerve injury.
Adult ICU patients should be routinely monitored for delirium.