Learn underlying basic science and practical clinical management of insomnia evaluation.
Approximately 11.4% of adults over the age of 60 years will experience some form of mistreatment.
How to manage patients once it is determined they have low vision.
“Caregiver burden” is a multifaceted concept that encompasses the physical, psychological, social, and financial strain experienced when caring for a loved one over time.1
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.
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.
Depression in older adults, even major depression, is treatable.
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.
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.
Adult ICU patients should be routinely monitored for delirium.
Identify and define treatment strategies for geriatric insomnia patients.
Identify and assess delirium.