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Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Aortic Stenosis


Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Aortic Stenosis

University of Arizona College of Medicine
Preethi William MD, Toshinobu Kazui MD
American Geriatrics Society (AGS)
Donald W. Reynolds Foundation
Geriatric Education Center (GEC)
Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP)
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Aortic Stenosis is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics and provide clinically useful assessments and interventions. Initially developed for remote, rural clinical sites, they are useful for students and health care professionals from many fields and across a very broad range of health care settings.

Educational objectives: 

After reading this issue of Elder Care, you should be able to…

  1. Identify symptoms associated with aortic stenosis
  2. Make appropriate and timely referrals for valve replacement in patients with aortic stenosis
  3. Prescribe appropriate anticoagulant and antiplatelet therapy to patients who have undergone aortic valve replacement
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

Subscribers to POGOe are free to reprint Elder Care on their own stationery or in other publications without obtaining specific permission, so long as:

  1. Content is not changed,
  2. No one is charged a fee to use or read the publication,
  3. Authors and their affiliated institutions are noted without change, and
  4. The reprint includes the following statement: “Reprinted courtesy of the Arizona Reynolds Program of Applied Geriatrics and the Arizona Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program”.
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Estimated time to complete: 
30 minutes
Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 
No, I (we) have nothing to disclose.
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Contact Person/Corresponding Author:
Laura Vitkus MPH

Suggested Citation:
Dr. Amber Scarletta, Dr. Donald Pine and Dr. Teresa Quinn. Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Aortic Stenosis. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2018 Available from: