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Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Step1 Prep Series: No. 92--Granny Smith is Hard of Hearing

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

The Step1 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 2009 Step1 Sample Exam, available from http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseri....

Educational objectives: 

The second-year medical student studying for the Step1 exam should be able to:

  • Describe how the outer, middle and inner ear work to perform auditory functions
  • List the differences between conduction deafness and sensorineural deafness and how to test for each
  • Identify signs of presbycusis and how it occurs
Date posted: 
Fri, 08/07/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 01/22/2013
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, , , , , , , , , , and . Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Step1 Prep Series: No. 92--Granny Smith is Hard of Hearing. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/212

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Step1 Prep Series: No. 35--The Problem of the Puzzled Patient

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

The Step1 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 2009 Step1 Sample Exam, available from http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseri....

Educational objectives: 

The second-year medical student studying for the Step1 exam should be able to:

  • Differentiate long-term from short-term memory
  • Review functional anatomy of the brain
  • Explain how and where short-term memory storage/processing occurs
  • List effects of alcohol on the central nervous system
  • State the etiology and recognize signs of Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome
Date posted: 
Fri, 08/07/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 01/22/2013
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Suggested Citation:
, , , , , , , , , , and . Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Step1 Prep Series: No. 35--The Problem of the Puzzled Patient. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/212

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Diagnosing Tremors

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
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1
Abstract: 

"Diagnosing Tremors" 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. Name the four tremors that are most common in older adults
2. Use history and physical exam to distinguish the four common tremors from each other
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: 
Sat, 09/30/2017
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Sat, 09/30/2017
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Suggested Citation:
Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Diagnosing Tremors. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2017 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/212

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Don't Forget Dementia

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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: 

"Don't Forget 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: 
Objectives:
1. Identify the symptoms that constitute a diagnosis of dementia
2. List brief screening tests for dementia and identify those with the highest predictive value
3. List laboratory/imaging tests that should be ordered when evaluating a patient for 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: 
Fri, 06/30/2017
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Thu, 03/01/2018
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Suggested Citation:
Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Don't Forget Dementia. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2017 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/212

Harvard-Reynolds Geriatric Virtual Patient Modules - Ethical Considerations and Challenges

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

Virtual patient (VP) modules on selected geriatric medicine topic of Ethical Considerations and Challenges

Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

To access the modules, follow the following instructions: Go to: http://mycourses.med.harvard.edu/public Click on view course list Choose the following: CME-GERI5 (Ethical Considerations and Challenges in Geriatric Medicine) * Real Player application required to play videos. Free Real Player can be downloaded here: http://realplayer.com/

Date posted: 
Wed, 10/22/2008
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Sun, 10/18/2009
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Suggested Citation:
, , and . Harvard-Reynolds Geriatric Virtual Patient Modules - Ethical Considerations and Challenges. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2008 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/212

Harvard-Reynolds Geriatric Virtual Patient Modules - Pain Management Strategies in the Elderly

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

Virtual patient (VP) modules on selected geriatric medicine topic of Pain Management Strategies in the Elderly

Educational objectives: 

PAIN MANAGEMENT: 1. The learner will use multi-modal pain control whenever possible to treat post-operative pain. 2. The learner will be able to pick appropriate initial acute pain management regimen in older adults. 3. The learner will be able to use an opiate equianalgesic table to calculate dosing of opiates and make appropriate changes from one opiate to another. 4. The learner will be able to list pain medications that are considered inappropriate for use in the elderly.

Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

To access the modules, follow the following instructions: Go to: http://mycourses.med.harvard.edu/public Click on view course list Choose the following: CME-GERI1 (Pain Management Strategies in the Elderly * Real Player application required to play videos. Free Real Player can be downloaded here: http://realplayer.com/

Date posted: 
Wed, 12/17/2008
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Sun, 10/18/2009
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Suggested Citation:
, , and . Harvard-Reynolds Geriatric Virtual Patient Modules - Pain Management Strategies in the Elderly. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2008 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/212

Harvard-Reynolds Geriatric Virtual Patient Modules: Dementia, Elder Abuse, Driving

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

Virtual patient (VP) modules on selected geriatric medicine topic of Dementia, Elder Abuse, and Driving

Educational objectives: 

At the end of this case, learners will be able to:

  1. Recognize and diagnose dementia, Alzheimer's dementia and vascular dementia based on DSM-IV criteria.
  2. Distinguish between the common types of dementia (Alzheimer's, vascular, Lewy body) and less common forms (normal pressure hydrocephalus, frontal lobe dementia).
  3. List available treatments for Alzheimer's dementia and vascular dementia and distinguish them according to mechanism of actions and indications.
  4. Recognize confounding conditions (delirium, depression, sensory impairments, drug toxicity) in the evaluation of dementia.
  5. Manage behavioral problems and mood disorders in dementia patients.
  6. Recognize signs of elder mistreatment and be familiar with physician's reporting responsibilities. Enumerate appropriate cognitive, laboratory, and imaging tests for the evaluation of patient presenting with cognitive problems.
  7. Recognize mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and distinguish it from dementia and normal cognition.
  8. Know the resources available to help address physician concerns regarding driving safety in elderly and/or demented patients.
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

To access the modules, follow the following instructions: Go to: http://mycourses.med.harvard.edu/public Click on view course list Choose: CME-GERI4 (Dementia, Elder Abuse, Driving) * Real Player application required to play videos. Free Real Player can be downloaded here: http://realplayer.com/

Date posted: 
Fri, 02/13/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Sun, 10/18/2009
Product Viewing Instructions: 
On the Harvard website, click View Course List. Choose CME-GERI4 (Dementia, Elder Abuse, Driving).
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
, , and . Harvard-Reynolds Geriatric Virtual Patient Modules: Dementia, Elder Abuse, Driving. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/212

Harvard-Reynolds Geriatric Virtual Patient Modules: Delirium

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

Virtual patient (VP) modules on selected geriatric medicine topic of Delirium

Educational objectives: 

Delirium: At the end of this case, learners will be able to: 1. Recognize and diagnose delirium based on the criteria set forth in the Confusion Assessment Method. 2. Enumerate appropriate history, physical exam, laboratory, and imaging studies in the workup of delirium. recognize that the key step in treatment for delirium is the identification and treatment of the underlying causes. 3. Understand that some delirium is preventable.

Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

To access the modules, follow the following instructions:


* Real Player application required to play videos. Free Real Player can be downloaded here: http://realplayer.com/

Date posted: 
Fri, 02/13/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Sun, 10/18/2009
Product Viewing Instructions: 
On the Harvard website, click View Course List. Choose CME-GERI3 (Delirium: A Medical Emergency).
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
Harvard-Reynolds Geriatric Virtual Patient Modules: Delirium. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/212

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