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Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 2CK Test Prep Series 10-11: No. 104--The Costly Occlusion

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Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 2CK Test Prep Series 10-11: No. 104--The Costly Occlusion

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
Authors:  
Andrew Dentino, MS, Betsy Goebel Jones, MS, Jon Freeman, MS, Nazanin Majdzadeh, MS, Christopher Schutt, MS
Sponsor: 
Donald W. Reynolds Foundation
POGOe Id: 
20904
Posted: 
08/05/2011
Updated: 
01/22/2013
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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.

Educational objectives: 

This episode is based on Question 104 on page 62 of the 2010 Step2CK Sample Exam. 

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

  • Recognize ophthalmologic emergencies
  • Know the pathologic and physiology mechanisms of common ophthalmic diseases
  • Recognize risk factors for Central artery occlusion
  • Know how age plays a role as a risk factor for certain ophthalmic disease processes
  • Know basic treatments of eye emergencies
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 
Main Topics: 
Intended learner audience: 
Minimum geriatric competencies: 
Estimated time to complete: 
15 minutes
Contact person/corresponding author: 
Dr. Betsy Goebel Jones: betsy.jones@ttuhsc.edu
Suggested Citation:
Dr. Betsy Goebel Jones, Dr. Andrew Dentino, Jon Freeman, Nazanin Majdzadeh and Christopher Schutt. Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 2CK Test Prep Series 10-11: No. 104--The Costly Occlusion. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2011 Available from: http://www.pogoe.org/productid/20904