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Wound Care (with focus on pressure ulcers) - A Fact Sheet and A Pre/Post-Test

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
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Abstract: 

This fact sheet, along with the accompanying pre- and post-test, teaches physicians-in-training about staging, prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers in hospitalized geriatric patients.

Educational objectives: 

Learners will be able to:

  1. Recognize pressure ulcer stages using the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel classification system,
  2. Identify strategies used in the prevention of pressure ulcers, and
  3. Recognize appropriate treatment for pressure ulcers based on current standards of care.
Date posted: 
Thu, 04/14/2011
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Thu, 04/14/2011
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Suggested Citation:
Wound Care (with focus on pressure ulcers) - A Fact Sheet and A Pre/Post-Test. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2011 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/1201

Delirium in Hospitalized Older Patients - A Fact Sheet and a Pre/Post-Test

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
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Abstract: 

This fact sheet, along with the accompanying pre- and post-test, teaches physicians-in-training to effectively diagnose, manage and prevent delirium in older patients.

Educational objectives: 

Goals:

  1. Teach learners about delirium in hospitalized older patients;
  2. Reduce the incidence of delirium in hospitalized older patients, and
  3. Improve the care of hospitalized older patients with delirium.

Objectives:

Learners will be able to define delirium in older patients, and learn about its epidemiology, predisposing factors, pathophysiology, precipating factors and causes, differential diagnoses, clinical features, clinical assessment and evaluation, diagnostic work-up, prevention, treatment and complications.

Date posted: 
Wed, 08/31/2011
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Wed, 08/31/2011
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Suggested Citation:
Delirium in Hospitalized Older Patients - A Fact Sheet and a Pre/Post-Test. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2011 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/1201

Caring for the Hospitalized Geriatric Patient - A Pocket Card

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
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Abstract: 

This pocket teaching card is designed for ward-based teaching and hospitalized-based care of geriatric patients. 

Educational objectives: 

Goal: Learners will provide appropriate assessment, intervention, and follow-up for their hospitalized geriatric patients.

Objectives:

  1. Learners will demonstrate their knowledge of appropriate assessment by determining the baseline of their geriatric patients in cognition, gait, and ability to carry out ADLs and IADLs.
  2. Learners will demonstrate appropriate interventions to prevent iatrogenic disorders.
  3. Learners will be able to identify events in their geriatric patients that necessitate transfer to a higher level of care.
  4. Learners will know basic steps to recognize, prevent, and care for delirium, pneumonia, heart failure.
  5. Learners will be able to provide basic pre- and perioperative care for geriatric patients.
  6. Learners will provide appropriate discharge plans for geriatric patients.
Date posted: 
Fri, 08/05/2011
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Fri, 08/05/2011
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Suggested Citation:
Caring for the Hospitalized Geriatric Patient - A Pocket Card. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2011 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/1201

Treatment of Elderly Patients with Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
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Abstract: 

This presentation reviews clinical trials and directs the learner's attention to the under-representation of older patients in studies that address lung cancer treatment. It highlights the importance of performance status as a significant factor in how the patient will be impacted by the disease and its treatment, and discusses optimal treatment options available for the older patient with non-small cell lung cancer.

Educational objectives: 
  1. Review clinical studies on older patients with lung cancer, and
  2. Learn the optimal treatment options for older adults with non-small cell lung cancer.
Date posted: 
Wed, 01/19/2011
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Wed, 01/19/2011
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Suggested Citation:
Treatment of Elderly Patients with Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2011 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/1201

Utility of Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment for the Care of Older Adults with Cancer

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
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Abstract: 

This lecture presentation addresses the importance of the interdisciplinary approach and the comprehensive geriatric assessment in treatment of older adults with cancer.

Educational objectives: 
  1. Learn about various components of comprehensive geriatric assessment, and
  2. Application of comprehensive geriatric assessment in older adults with cancer.
Date posted: 
Wed, 01/19/2011
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Wed, 01/19/2011
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Suggested Citation:
Utility of Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment for the Care of Older Adults with Cancer. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2011 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/1201

Clinical Applications of Latino Ethnogeriatrics

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
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Abstract: 

This lecture presentation focuses on delivering health care for older Latino patients.

Educational objectives: 
  1. Understand what is meant by the term "Latino",
  2. Discuss most recent U.S. Latino demographics,
  3. Discuss health-related Latino elderly population characteristics,
  4. Understand clinically important relative health risks of Latino elderly,
  5. Expand history and physical exam skills to assess significant, culturally relevant findings, and
  6. Introduce targeted methods for delivering culturally appropriate geriatric care.
Date posted: 
Wed, 01/19/2011
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Wed, 01/19/2011
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Suggested Citation:
Clinical Applications of Latino Ethnogeriatrics. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2011 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/1201

Cultural Aspect in Health Care for Vietnamese American Elderly

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
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Abstract: 

This lecture presentation focuses on caring for Vietnamese geriatric patients.

Educational objectives: 
  1. To raise awareness of cultural effects in health care for Vietnamese American seniors, and
  2. To emphasize the importance of culturally appropriate approach for health care in a diverse society.
Date posted: 
Thu, 07/28/2011
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Thu, 07/28/2011
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Suggested Citation:
Cultural Aspect in Health Care for Vietnamese American Elderly. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2011 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/1201

Geriatric Anesthesiology

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
Other Learning Resource Type: 
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Abstract: 

This manual for a resident rotation in geriatric anesthesia summarizes the current literature and controversies in geriatric anesthesiology and perioperative care of older patients.

Educational objectives: 

Goal: Anesthesiology residents will provide optimal anesthesiology care for the geriatric patient.

Objectives:

  1. Describe the specific challenges of anesthesia with regards to geriatric patients and use this knowledge to optimize perioperative care of the elderly.
  2. Residents will be able to reference and cite literature for making decisions to manage risk and provide appropriate perioperative care for geriatric patients.
  3. Residents will be able to identify risk factors and anesthestic choices that predispose towards postoperative cognitive dysfunction
  4. Residents will be able to identify ethical challenges in meeting the perioperative care for geriatric patients.
Date posted: 
Wed, 12/08/2010
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Wed, 12/08/2010
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Suggested Citation:
Geriatric Anesthesiology. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2010 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/1201

Patient-Doctor Relationship

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
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Abstract: 

This lecture presentation focuses on teaching effective doctor-patient communication skills to first-year medical students.

Educational objectives: 

The objectives are for the first-year medical students to understand why patient-doctor communication is key to a successful relationship, and to learn basic communication strategies for an improved patient-doctor experience.

Date posted: 
Wed, 08/17/2011
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Wed, 08/17/2011
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Suggested Citation:
Patient-Doctor Relationship. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2011 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/1201

Syllabus for an Internal Medicine Residency Program Rotation in Geriatrics

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
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Abstract: 

This syllabus provides the layout for a residency program curriculum with a rotation in ambulatory geriatric medicine. It integrates self-paced didactics with relevant clinical experience.

Date posted: 
Thu, 01/27/2011
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Thu, 01/27/2011
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Suggested Citation:
Syllabus for an Internal Medicine Residency Program Rotation in Geriatrics. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2011 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/1201

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