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Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Series: Assessing the Older Adult

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Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Series: Assessing the Older Adult

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
Author(s):  
Lynn Bickley, MD, Betsy Goebel Jones, MD
Sponsor: 
Donald W. Reynolds Foundation
POGOe Id: 
20262
Date Posted: 
09/21/2009
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
01/22/2013
Abstract: 

This podcast episode addresses techniques for obtaining a health history from an older adult, focusing on the physician’s demeanor, communication style, and approach to the patient.

For more information about the series, go to http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseri....

Educational objectives: 

The listener should be able to:

  • Adjust the environment for a visit with an older patient
  • Shape the content and pace of the visit
  • Effectively elicit symptoms from the patients
  • Address the cultural dimensions of aging
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

This podcast episode is an MP3 file. It may be listened to on a computer with speakers or an MP3 player. It is available on the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center website, where an episode fact sheet is also available, or for download from the iTunes Music Store (search term: "texas tech medcast").

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Contact Person/Corresponding Author:
Dr. Betsy Goebel Jones betsy.jones@ttuhsc.edu


Suggested Citation:
Lynn Bickley and Dr. Betsy Goebel Jones. Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Series: Assessing the Older Adult. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/productid/20262