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Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 2CK Test Prep Series 10-11: No. 61--Lights Out Larry

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
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Estimated time to complete: 
1
Abstract: 

The Step2CK Test Prep Series was created by fourth-year students at the Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock as a project of the fourth-year geriatrics rotation. It was developed as part of the Reynolds Geriatrics Podcast series, which is supported by an Aging and Quality of Life grant from the D.W. Reynolds Foundation. The episodes in this series are based on questions that have geriatrics content and patient vignettes from the 2010 Step 2CK Sample Exam. For more information on the series, go to http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseri....

Educational objectives: 

This episode is based on Question 61 on page 44 of the 2010 Step2CK Sample Exam.

Learning Objectives: the third-year medical student studying for the Step2CK exam should be able to

  • Define the clinical features of an absence seizure
  • Define the signs, symptoms, and physical exam findings of aortic stenosis
  • Recognize common clinical situations precipitating an episode of syncope in a patient with carotid sinus hypersensitivity
  • Recognize the features of a generalized tonic-clonic seizure
  • Recognize the clinical presentation of neurocardiogenic syncope
  • Diagnose a Transient Ischemic Attack in a patient in the ER.
Date posted: 
Thu, 10/07/2010
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 01/22/2013
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Suggested Citation:
, , , , and . Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 2CK Test Prep Series 10-11: No. 61--Lights Out Larry. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2010 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/212

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Restless Legs Syndrome

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
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Estimated time to complete: 
1
Abstract: 

Restless Legs Syndrome  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: 

Objectives:
1. State the criteria for diagnosing restless legs syndrome (RLS)
2. Identify secondary causes of RLS
3. Recommend non-drug and first-line drug therapy for patients with RLS
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 Geriatric Education Center."
Publications from, presentations from, and/or citations to this product: 

The Elder Care provider sheets are occasionally published in the Arizona Geriatrics Society Journal, which is published twice yearly.

Date posted: 
Mon, 11/12/2018
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 10/16/2018
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Suggested Citation:
and . Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Restless Legs Syndrome. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2018 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/212

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 2 CK Test Prep Series 09-10: No. 92--Forgetfulness...or is it?

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
Product Information
Estimated time to complete: 
1
Abstract: 

The Step2CK Test Prep Series was created by fourth-year students at the Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock as a project of the fourth-year geriatrics rotation. It was developed as part of the Reynolds Geriatrics Podcast series, which is supported by an Aging and Quality of Life grant from the D.W. Reynolds Foundation. The episodes in this series are based on questions that have geriatrics content and patient vignettes from the 2009 Step 2CK Sample Exam. For more information on the series, go to http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseri....

Educational objectives: 

This episode is based on Question 92 on page 57 of the 2009 Step2CK Sample Exam.

Learning Objectives: the third-year medical student studying for the Step2CK exam should be able to:

  • Know the normal age-associated changes in cognition
  • List the common neurodegenerative disorders: (1) Alzheimer's Disease, (2) Pick's Disease, (3) Parkinson's Disease
  • Know the metabolic/endocrine causes of dementia: (1) B12 deficiency, (2) Alcohol related dementia, (3) Thyroid disease
  • List the vascular and psychiatric causes of dementia
Date posted: 
Thu, 10/07/2010
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 01/22/2013
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Suggested Citation:
, , , and . Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 2 CK Test Prep Series 09-10: No. 92--Forgetfulness...or is it?. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2010 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/212

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Step 1 Prep Series: No. 76--Case of the Screwed Banker

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
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Estimated time to complete: 
1
Abstract: 

The Step 1 Test Prep Series was created by second-year students at the Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock as a project of the MS2 Aging Block of Systems Disorders II. It was developed as part of the Reynolds Geriatrics Podcast series, which is supported in part by an Aging and Quality of Life grant from the D.W. Reynolds Foundation. The episodes in this series are based on questions that have geriatrics content and patient vignettes from the 2010 Step 1 Sample Exam, available from http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseri...

Educational objectives: 

The second-year medical student studying for the Step 1 exam should be able to:

  • Understand the clinical presentations of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Differentiate the upper motor neuron and lower motor neuron symptoms in neurological disease processes
  • Distinguish between motor and sensory deficits in neurological diseases
  • Discuss the clinical manifestations of the answer choices: ALS, Alzheimer's Dementia, Guillain-Barre syndrome, cerebral infarcts, and multiple sclerosis
Date posted: 
Thu, 10/07/2010
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 01/22/2013
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
, , , , , , , , and . Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Step 1 Prep Series: No. 76--Case of the Screwed Banker. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2010 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/212

Quick Reference for Geriatric Syndromes

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
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Estimated time to complete: 
1
Abstract: 

A quick reference card set of geriatric syndromes designed for bedside use, which fits in a white coat pocket.

Educational objectives: 

Identification of, assessment of, and intervention with important geriatric syndromes frequently encountered in inpatient and outpatient clinical settings.

Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

Content available as PDF file. Cards may be printed and bound for hard-copy reference.

Publications from, presentations from, and/or citations to this product: 

2008 Southern Group on Educational Affairs (SGEA) Conference (demonstration)

Date posted: 
Wed, 03/31/2010
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Wed, 07/18/2012
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Suggested Citation:
Quick Reference for Geriatric Syndromes. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2010 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/212

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Frontotemporal Dementia

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
Other Sponsors: 
Product Information
Estimated time to complete: 
1
Abstract: 

Frontotemporal Dementia 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: 
  1.  List differences between the presentation of frontotemporal dementia and presentation of Alzheimer’s disease
  2. Identify the most common behavioral changes seen in patients with frontotemporal dementia
  3. State the common abnormal findings on brain imaging in patients with frontotemporal dementia
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 Geriatric Education Center."
Publications from, presentations from, and/or citations to this product: 
The Elder Care provider sheets are occasionally published in the Arizona Geriatrics Society Journal, which is published twice yearly.

Nelson, D. and Medina-Walpole, A. (2010, December), Elder care provider fact sheets. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 58(12), 2414-2415. Also available online.

Date posted: 
Mon, 01/02/2017
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Wed, 04/19/2017
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Suggested Citation:
Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Frontotemporal Dementia. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2017 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/212

Aging for Specialists Medical Student Conference

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
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Estimated time to complete: 
2
Abstract: 

The Medical Students’ Aging for Specialists Conference brings together medical students (MS1,2) and faculty leaders (Deans, Dept Heads, Program Directors) together in a lunch-time symposium that confirms the importance of aging principles of care no matter what career path students may follow – especially surgical and related medical specialties. Following a brief lecture by a national Visiting Professor, faculty lead informational and motivational discussions at breakout tables. This product includes: a "How To" facilitators' instruction guide; 23 individual Fact (or "Aging Pearls") sheets which contain specialty-specific intriguing geriatric facts along with questions to stimulate discussion at the breakout tables (answer guides are also provided for all but FCM and IM); an evaluation tool; and a video of our keynote speaker, Dr. John Burton's lecture launching our 2007 conference.We suggest that the conference be co-sponsored by your Student Section of the AGS.

Educational objectives: 
  1. Explain the relevance of aging principles of care for all career paths that a student may choose .
  2. Describe three specialty-specific geriatric facts related to your specialty career choice.
Date posted: 
Wed, 10/14/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 07/31/2012
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Suggested Citation:
Aging for Specialists Medical Student Conference. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/212

Dementia Web Module

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

Educational web module focusing on the evaluation and treatment of a patient with dementia. The module also includes a case and post-module questions.

Educational objectives: 
  1. The students will be able to compare and contrast Alzheimer's disease, dementia with Lewy bodies, frontotemporal dementia, vascular dementia, normal pressure hydrocephalus, Creutzfeldt-Jakob (CJD), and Wernicke’s encephalopathy.
  2. The students will be able to outline appropriate treatment for a patient with dementia.
  3. The students will be able to achieve 80% on post-module questions.
Date posted: 
Sun, 11/01/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Sat, 10/10/2009
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
and . Dementia Web Module. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/212

Peripheral Neuropathy Web Module

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

Educational web module focusing on the evaluation and treatment of peripheral neuropathy. The module also includes a case and post-module questions.

Educational objectives: 
  1. The students will be able to describe the physical examination findings in a patient with peripheral neuropathy.
  2. The students will be able to outline an appropriate treatment plan for a patient with peripheral neuropathy.
  3. The students will be able to achieve 80% on post-module questions.
Date posted: 
Wed, 08/12/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Wed, 05/30/2012
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Suggested Citation:
and . Peripheral Neuropathy Web Module. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/212

Temporal Arteritis Web Module

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

Educational web module focusing on the evaluation and treatment of temporal arteritis. The module also includes a case and post-module questions.

Educational objectives: 
  1. The students will be able to describe signs and symptoms of temporal arteritis.
  2. The students will be able to outline appropriate treatment for a patient with temporal arteritis.
  3. The students will be able to achieve 80% on post-module questions.
Date posted: 
Wed, 08/12/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Wed, 05/30/2012
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
and . Temporal Arteritis Web Module. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/212

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