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AMA Healthier Life Steps™

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

Physicians’ guide to Patient screening, intervention and motivation tools and techniques developed by the American Medical Association (AMA) describes the important role physicians play in fostering lifestyle change, and explains how physicians can implement strategies to assess patients’ readiness to change and how to counsel patients on making these changes. For more information, please visit http://www.ama-assn.org/go/healthierlifesteps.

Educational objectives: 

After completing this activity, learners should be able to: 1) utilize references about healthy lifestyles and behavior changes that impact patients’ lives. 2) implement strategies to assess patients’ readiness to change poor lifestyle behaviors. 3) counsel patients on lifestyle changes and provide action plans when appropriate.

Date posted: 
Mon, 06/01/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Sat, 10/17/2009
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
and . AMA Healthier Life Steps™. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/249

Pharmacologic Options in Elderly Patients Pocket Cards

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

In a January 2009 Article in "GERIATRICS" entitled, "In harm’s way: Moving the older trauma patient toward a better outcome," Campbell, DeGolia, Fallon, & Rader included the tables that are presented here as pocket card guides on how medication affects the older patient, especially in trauma situations.

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

Campbell JW, DeGolia PA, Fallon WF, Rader EL. In harm's way: Moving the older trauma patient toward a better outcome. Geriatrics. 2009;64(1):8-13, 28. Created for Geriatrics (http://geriatrics.modernmedicine.com/) by James W. Campbell, MD, MS, Peter A. DeGolia, MD, William F. Fallon Jr, MD, MBA, Erin L. Rader, RN, MSN. Adapted from Geriatrics at your fingertips Reuben, D. Herr, K, Pacala, J et al. New York The American Geriatrics Society 2006.

Date posted: 
Mon, 03/23/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Sat, 10/17/2009
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Suggested Citation:
, , and . Pharmacologic Options in Elderly Patients Pocket Cards. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/249

Nutritional Issues for Older Trauma Patients Pocket Card

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

In a January 2009 Article in "GERIATRICS" entitled, "In harm’s way: Moving the older trauma patient toward a better outcome," Campbell, DeGolia, Fallon, & Rader included the table that is presented here as a pocket card guide on nutritional issues affect older trauma patients.

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

Campbell JW, DeGolia PA, Fallon WF, Rader EL. In harm's way: Moving the older trauma patient toward a better outcome. Geriatrics. 2009;64(1):8-13, 28.

Date posted: 
Mon, 03/23/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Sat, 10/17/2009
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
, , and . Nutritional Issues for Older Trauma Patients Pocket Card. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/249

Management Tips for Delirium in the Hospitalized Older Adult Pocket Card

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

In a January 2009 Article in "GERIATRICS" entitled, "In harm’s way: Moving the older trauma patient toward a better outcome," Campbell, DeGolia, Fallon, & Rader included the table that is presented here as a pocket card guide on tips for managing delirium in the hospitalized older adult.

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

Campbell JW, DeGolia PA, Fallon WF, Rader EL. In harm's way: Moving the older trauma patient toward a better outcome. Geriatrics. 2009;64(1):8-13, 28.

Date posted: 
Mon, 03/23/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Sat, 10/17/2009
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
, , and . Management Tips for Delirium in the Hospitalized Older Adult Pocket Card. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/249

Comorbidities and Medications that Impact on Trauma Pocket Card

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

In a January 2009 Article in "GERIATRICS" entitled, "In harm’s way: Moving the older trauma patient toward a better outcome," Campbell, DeGolia, Fallon, & Rader included the table that is presented here as a pocket card guide on how comorbidities and medications impact trauma patients.

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

Campbell JW, DeGolia PA, Fallon WF, Rader EL. In harm's way: Moving the older trauma patient toward a better outcome. Geriatrics. 2009;64(1):8-13, 28.

Date posted: 
Mon, 03/23/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Sat, 10/17/2009
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
, , and . Comorbidities and Medications that Impact on Trauma Pocket Card. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/249

Selected Aspects of Aging Physiology Impact on Trauma Pocket Card

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

In a January 2009 Article in "GERIATRICS" entitled, "In harm’s way: Moving the older trauma patient toward a better outcome," Campbell, DeGolia, Fallon, & Rader included the table that is presented here as a pocket card guide on how certain physiologic changes due to age impact trauma.

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

Campbell JW, DeGolia PA, Fallon WF, Rader EL. In harm's way: Moving the older trauma patient toward a better outcome. Geriatrics. 2009;64(1):8-13, 28.

Date posted: 
Mon, 03/23/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Sat, 10/17/2009
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
, , and . Selected Aspects of Aging Physiology Impact on Trauma Pocket Card. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/249

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
Product Information
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
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



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/249

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Assessing and Intervening in Fall Risk in Older Adults

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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: 

"Falls in Elders" 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. List four common risk factors for falls by older adults
2. Perform a “Get Up-and-Go” test
3. Recommend three interventions designed to reduce the risk of falls
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: 
Thu, 08/02/2018
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Mon, 05/21/2018
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
, , and . Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Assessing and Intervening in Fall Risk in Older Adults. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2018 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/249

Involuntary Weight Loss in the Elderly

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

This PowerPoint presentation reveals the causes, symptoms, and possible remedies to involuntary weight loss in older adults. Originally designed for a Mini-Fellowship conference, the notes section of the document provides helpful commentary to slides.

Educational objectives: 

To recognize the importance of involuntary weight loss in the elderly To identify the factors associated with weight loss in the elderly and their investigation To become familiar with non-pharmacological and pharmacological management options To discuss artificial nutrition in end-stage dementia.

Date posted: 
Mon, 02/23/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Mon, 01/25/2010
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
Involuntary Weight Loss in the Elderly. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/249

Acute Pain Management in Older Adults

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

An evidence-based nursing practice guideline dealing with the management of acute pain for older adults. This is just a summary statement, the entire product is available for purchase at: http://www.nursing.uiowa.edu/products_services/evi...

Educational objectives: 

* Effective pain assessment of all older adults, including those with dementia * Collaboration with the older adult/family to develop and implement a pain management plan * Provision of appropriate education for the older adult/family * Use of pharmacological and nonpharmacological techniques to control pain

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

During development of the guidelines, Dr. Henn recieved honorarium for educational presentations on advisory/consultant fees from Endo Pharmaceuticals and Purdue Pharma

Date posted: 
Mon, 02/23/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 10/05/2010
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
Acute Pain Management in Older Adults. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/249

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