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Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Outpatient Management of Constipation in Older Adults

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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: 

Outpatient Management of Constipation in Older Adults  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. State the criteria recommended for diagnosis of functional constipation
  2. List three non-pharmacological interventions that may be useful in treating functional constipation
  3. State which types of laxatives are appropriate for chronic treatment of functional constipation
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: 
Wed, 05/08/2013
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Wed, 11/30/2016
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Suggested Citation:
Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Outpatient Management of Constipation in Older Adults. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2013 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/249

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Amyloid Imaging for Alzheimer's Disease

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

Amyloid Imaging for Alzheimer's Disease  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. Describe what is seen on a positive vs a negative florbetapir amyloid scan in Alzheimer’s disease
  2. List three situation in which a florbetapir amyloid scan may aid in determining if a patient has Alzheimer’s disease.
  3. State the most common dementia (other than Alzheimer’s disease) that may have a positive florbetapir amyloid scan
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: 
Wed, 05/15/2013
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Fri, 12/30/2016
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Amyloid Imaging for Alzheimer's Disease. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2013 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/249

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Hospice Care for Patients with Dementia

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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: 

Hospice Care for Patients with 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: 

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

  1. Explain the advantages of hospice care for patients with dementia
  2. List, or find through online resources, the hospice eligibility criteria for patients with dementia
  3. List at least 5 hospice benefits available through Medicare for patients with 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.

Date posted: 
Wed, 03/20/2013
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 03/06/2018
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
, and . Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Hospice Care for Patients with Dementia. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2013 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/249

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: The ABCDs of Medicare

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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 ABCDs of Medicare" 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. Explain what each of the four parts of Medicare (A,B,C,D) covers
  2. List three differences between a Medicare Advantage plan and original Medicare
  3. Explain what is meant by the “donut hole”
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, 03/25/2019
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Mon, 03/11/2019
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: The ABCDs of Medicare. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2019 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/249

Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery and the Elderly

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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: 

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes the use of bariatric surgery as a treatment option for diseases resulting from obesity. The target audience is Interdisciplinary Health Care Professionals.

Educational objectives: 

On completion, the learner will be able to:

  1. Describe the weight trends accross the US and implications of obesity on the health of an elderly patient
  2. List treatment options to combat obesity in elderly population
  3. Describe effects of surgery on mortality in an elderly patient who is considered obese
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

This material is from the Geriatrics and Gerontology Interest Groups (GGIG) of Vanderbilt University

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Date posted: 
Thu, 06/27/2013
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Thu, 06/27/2013
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Suggested Citation:
and . Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery and the Elderly. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2013 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/249

Geriatric Incontinence and Voiding Dysfunction

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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: 

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes urinary incontinence among the elderly population as well as voiding dysfunction. The target audience is Interdisciplinary Healthcare Professionals.  

Educational objectives: 

On completion, the learner will be able to:

  1. Define frequency, nocturia, urgency, and incontinence
  2. Explain differences in Geriatric UI/VD including pathophysiology, co-morbities, and treatment options
  3. Describe newer treatement options available for the elderly population diagnosed with UI/VD
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

This material is from the Geriatrics and Gerontology Interest Groups (GGIG) of Vanderbilt University

The video may take a few moments to load based on your connection. Please wait a few minutes if it does not load right away.

Date posted: 
Thu, 06/27/2013
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Thu, 06/27/2013
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Suggested Citation:
, and . Geriatric Incontinence and Voiding Dysfunction. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2013 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/249

Vestibular Rehabilitation

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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: 

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes common vestibular conditions and treatment options. The target audience is Interdisciplinary Heath Care Professionals. The images and videos found in this presentation are owned by Vanderbilt.  All participants provided consent for video to be used.

Educational objectives: 

On completion, the learner will be able to:

  1. Define vertigo and vestibular vs non-vestibular dizziness
  2. List common vestibular conditons including signs and symptoms of each
  3. List treatment options for common vestibular conditons
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

This material is from the Geriatrics and Gerontology Interest Groups (GGIG) of Vanderbilt University

This video may take a few moments to load based on your connection. Please wait a few minutes if it doesn't appear right away.

Date posted: 
Wed, 07/03/2013
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Wed, 07/03/2013
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Suggested Citation:
and . Vestibular Rehabilitation. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2013 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/249

Psychosis, Agitation, and their Management with Psychotropic Medications in Older Adults

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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: 

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes use of psychotropic medications to manage psychosis and/or agitation in and elerly patient. The target audience is Interdisciplinary Healthcare Professionals.

Educational objectives: 

On completion, the learner will be able to:

  1. Define both Psychosis and Agitation
  2. Identify assessment tools to effectiviely diagnosis psychosis and agitation in an elderly patient
  3. List medications useful in the treatment of psychosis and/or agitation in the elderly patient
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

This material is from the Geriatrics and Gerontology Interest Groups (GGIG) of Vanderbilt University

The video may take a few moments to load based on your connection. Please wait a few minutes if it does not appear right away.

Date posted: 
Thu, 06/27/2013
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Thu, 06/27/2013
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Suggested Citation:
and . Psychosis, Agitation, and their Management with Psychotropic Medications in Older Adults. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2013 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/249

Oral Assessment for the Older Adult

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
Product Information
Estimated time to complete: 
0
Abstract: 

The Oral Assessment For the Older Adult is a “Z” fold pocket card to be used as a quick reference or teaching tool for primary care providers working with older adults in outpatient clinics or inservice facilities. The card offers a sequence protocol for an oral and head/neck assessment, terms to help describe a lesion when referring to a dentist or another health specialist, and a comparison of normal to abnormal oral anatomy. In addition, on the back is a list of the top 13 lesions identified by medical providers, accompanied by a description of each lesion and of the first course of treatment.

Educational objectives: 

Learners who use the "Oral Assessment for the Older Adult "pocket card will be able to: 

  1. List a comparison of normal and abnormal clinical oral anatomy.
  2. Explain a sequenced approach to an oral and head/neck assessment.
  3. Recognize and describe abnormalities when referring any oral lesions for evaluation.
  4. Identify 13 common oral lesions and treatment in the older population.
  5. Use the quick reference for future clinical encounters.
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

The Oral Assessment for the Older Adult pocket card is intented to be a quick reference and education tool for primary health care providers.

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

Presented to UCSF Geriatric Grand Rounds on March 23, 2013.

Date posted: 
Wed, 06/26/2013
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Wed, 06/26/2013
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Suggested Citation:
, , and . Oral Assessment for the Older Adult. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2013 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/249

SBARQ Education Module

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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: 

Communication errors contribute to adverse patient outcomes. This product is a web-based module teaching SBARQ (Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendation, Question) Communication with the goal of reducing communication based errors.

Educational objectives: 

After completing the SBARQ module, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate SBARQ Communication

 

Date posted: 
Wed, 07/17/2013
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Wed, 07/17/2013
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
, , and . SBARQ Education Module. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2013 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/249

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