Evaluating Insomnia - #38
Learn underlying basic science and practical clinical management of insomnia evaluation.
Chemotherapy toxicity - #37
Review toxic affects of chemo therapy on geriatric patients.
Should your patient have that oncology intervention? - #36
Diagnostic testing and treatment are determined based on ability to improve disease process or quality of life/goals of care.
Peri-operative Management of Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders in the State of Wisconsin - #33
A summary of the risk factors, incidence, and survival associated with intraoperative cardiac arrest.
Assessing and Managing Low Vision - #32
How to manage patients once it is determined they have low vision.
Basic Assessment of Tinnitus - #31
Initial diagnosis of tinnitus by history and physical exam.
QT Prolongation: Risk Factors and Considerations - #100
Review medical conditions and medications that can prolong QT
Loneliness of Older Adults - #98
When there is a discrepancy between one’s desired state of social connection and one’s actual relationships, a complex set of feelings termed loneliness occurs.
Social Isolation of Older Adults - #94
Humans are social beings and connections to others are vital to our health and well-being. Social isolation (i.e., the objective absence or paucity of social interactions with others) is a social determinant of health which is related to, but distinct from, the concept of loneliness (i.e., the subjective distressing feeling of being socially isolated).1,2
Assessment of Dementia Patients in the Emergency Department - #72
Assessing delirium in dementia patients in the emergency room
Assessment of an Older Emergency Department Patient – 10 Key Points - #58
Master geriatric-specific diagnostic considerations in the assessment of an older adult in the emergency department.
Osteoporosis Treatment - #56
Primary and secondary options for therapy of osteoporosis.
Osteoporosis Screening and Diagnosis - #55
Screening for osteoporosis aims to identify patients at increased risk of fragility fractures who may benefit from an intervention to mitigate that risk.
Inappropriate Sexual Behavior (ISB) and the Dementia Patient. - #53
Identify and define inappropriate sexual behavior (ISB) in the context of a patient with dementia.
Should your Patient have that Cardiac Intervention? - #26
Use geriatric assessment tools to determine appropriateness of invasive cardiac interventions.
Home Care Services - #25
Review available home care services and Medicare requirements.
Home Safety Evaluation: Can I send this patient home? - #22
How will a home safety evaluation benefit your geriatric patient?
Non-Vertigo Dizziness - #21
Learn a systems-based approach to evaluation non-vertigo dizziness.
Cardiac Causes of Syncope - #20
Review cardiac causes of syncope.
Vertigo and Complaints of Dizziness - #19
Differentiate peripheral and central causes of dizziness.
Cerumen Impaction Management - #18
Practical dosing information for ceruminolytic agents.
Hypertension - #13
Determine blood pressure goals in older adults and possible medications.
Laboratory Evaluation of Kidney Function - #8
Review key renal function lab values in a geriatric patient.
Ocular Effects of Systemic Medications - #27
Identify and manage ophthalmic complications of systemic medications.