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Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Delirium

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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: 

"Delirium" 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 symptoms of delirium
  2. Differentiate delirium from dementia
  3. Identify the best test for diagnosing delirium
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, 03/01/2018
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: Delirium. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2018 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/554

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Managing Hypertension 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
Abstract: 

"Managing Hypertension 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: 
Objectives:
1. State the parameters that define normal blood pressure for older adults
2. State the prognostic implication of a widened pulse pressure
3. Recommend appropriate antihypertensive drug treatment for older adults who have hypertension
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, 06/30/2016
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Thu, 06/30/2016
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Managing Hypertension in Older Adults. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2016 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/554

Podcasts on Aging Topics: The Timed Get Up and Go Test

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

In this three minute video podcast, residents, fellows and staff stage a classic "film noir" performance designed to educate viewers in the use of the "Timed Get-Up-And-Go Test" to assess gait and balance in the older adult.

Educational objectives: 

The learner will be able to perform a "Timed Get-Up-And-Go Test" to assess the gait, balance, mobility, and therefore, fall risk, of older patients.

Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

Flash Player required for viewing on computer. Video may work best in Internet Explorer.

Date posted: 
Mon, 04/28/2008
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Thu, 04/14/2011
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
, and . Podcasts on Aging Topics: The Timed Get Up and Go Test. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2008 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/554

Homeostenosis

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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: 

This is an online educational tool for understanding concepts regarding homeostenosis and homeostasis in aging humans. Works best in Internet Explorer.

Educational objectives: 

The learner will be able to:

  1. Recognize the balance of homeostasis and homeostenosis in older patients;
  2. Be familiar with homeostenosis truisms;
  3. Understand the changing interpretations of homeostenosis and aging;
  4. Be able to present evidence for new interpretations of homeostenosis; and
  5. Be able to describe at least two examples of where a disease state common to older patients can present uncommonly, and why.
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

Online, computer-based resource requires use of Adobe Flash reader.

Publications from, presentations from, and/or citations to this product: 
  1. Teasdale TA. Geriatrics e-Syllabus Project. 56th Gerontological Society of America meeting 2003, San Diego, CA.
  2. Teasdale TA. CD-ROM and Web-Based Self-Learning Modules in Geriatric Medicine Have Extended the Classroom. Slice of Life: Computers in Healthcare Education Symposium. Salt Lake City, July 2000.
  3. Teasdale TA, R Madden R, Sebastian R. Redesigning CD-Based Self-Learning Modules in Geriatric Medicine. 57th American Geriatric Society Meeting, Nashville, TN. 2000.
Date posted: 
Fri, 12/12/2008
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Wed, 10/10/2012
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
Homeostenosis. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2008 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/554

Web-Based Module to Train and Assess Competency in Systems-Based Practice

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

Purpose of the study: The ACGME competency of systems-based practice seeks to increase residents' understanding of the health care system and to train them in the efficient and effective utilization of resources within this system. We developed an interactive, internet-based 30-minute module to train medical residents in the delivery of optimal care to patients by helping them navigate the complex maze of health care resources and to make transitions of care more seamless. The key curricular components of this training module are: 1) the basic elements of Medicare and Medicaid, 2) the various levels of post-acute hospital care for older patients, and 3) the role of provider-to-provider and provider-to-patient communication in patient transitions of care, including the critical elements of an effective discharge summary. Methods: We created an interactive, animated module based on the story of an older patient who presents to an emergency room with focal weakness after a recent hospital stay. It depicts a common scenario that illustrates the importance of communication in the transition of an older patient from one site of care to another. The vignette has been tailored to be applicable to multidisciplinary trainees. Interactive questions are embedded within the case to emphasize key teaching points while continuing to engage the learners.

Educational objectives: 

Specific learning objectives addressed in this module include: 1) The critical elements of an effective discharge summary. 2) How effective discharge communication improves patient outcomes. 3) Basic features of Medicare and Medicaid. 4) How intensity of interventions and support varies, depending on the site of care.

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

Presented at the 5th Harvard Medical School Medical Education Day, November 7, 2006. 

Eskildsen, M. A. (2010, December). Review of Web-Based Module to Train and Assess Competency in Systems-Based Practice. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 58(12), 2412-2413. Also available online.

Date posted: 
Fri, 09/04/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Fri, 09/04/2009
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
, , , , , and . Web-Based Module to Train and Assess Competency in Systems-Based Practice. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/554

'Assistive Devices' Learning Object

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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 assistive devices learning object is an interactive multimedia tutorial that teaches learners the basic characteristics, rationale, indications, and contraindications of the use of assistive devices for ambulation. The learning object introduces the learner to these basic concepts through the use of textual content enhanced by multimedia animations and graphics.

Educational objectives: 

The learner will be able select an appropriate assistive device for a given problem or medical condition.

Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

These computer-based tutorials were created as "reusable learning objects", and are available in CD-ROM and web-based versions. The tutorial takes approximately 20 minutes to complete. 

An internet browser with Flash Player 6 or later.
Supported browsers:

  • Windows: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x and above CompuServe 7, AOL 9, Opera 7.11 and above
  • Mac: Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.2, Firefox 1.x, Mozilla 1.x, Netscape 7.x and above, AOL for OS X, Opera 6, or Safari 1.x and above
Publications from, presentations from, and/or citations to this product: 

Rodriguez O, Phancao F, Ruiz JG, Motta-Valencia K, Ribera V. Assistive Devices for Ambulation in the Elderly (web-based program). GeriU, the Online Geriatrics University, Stein Gerontological Institute, 2006.

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Date posted: 
Fri, 08/07/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Wed, 06/06/2012
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
, and . 'Assistive Devices' Learning Object. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/554

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