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Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Step1 Prep Series: No. 54-- Earl's Bone Pain

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

The Step1 Test Prep Series was created by second-year students at the Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock as a project of the MS2 Aging Block of Systems Disorders II. It was developed as part of the Reynolds Geriatrics Podcast series, which is supported in part 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 2009 Step1 Sample Exam, available from http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseri....

Educational objectives: 

The second-year medical student studying for the Step2CK exam should be able to:

  • Identify the clinical appearance of Multiple Myeloma.
  • Describe which immunological cell type is diagnostic of the etiology of Multiple Myeloma.
Date posted: 
Fri, 08/07/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 01/22/2013
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Suggested Citation:
, , , , , , , , , , and . Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Step1 Prep Series: No. 54-- Earl's Bone Pain. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/201

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Step2CK Prep Series: No. 49--Penelope's Prolapse

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
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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 in part 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 2008 Step2CK Sample Exam, available from http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseri.... For more information on the series, go to http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseri....

Educational objectives: 

This episode is based on Question 49 on page 40 of the 2008 Step2CK Sample Exam.

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

  • Identify the physical findings of uterine prolapse
  • Describe the etiology of uterine prolapse
  • Identify the classification of uterine prolapse
  • Select management and treatment options for uterine prolapse
Date posted: 
Fri, 08/07/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 01/22/2013
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
, , , , , , and . Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Step2CK Prep Series: No. 49--Penelope's Prolapse. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/201

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Step1 Prep Series: No. 116--Long on Life, Short on Breath

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

The Step1 Test Prep Series was created by second-year students at the Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock as a project of the MS2 Aging Block. It was developed as part of the Reynolds Geriatrics Podcast series, which is supported in part 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 2009 Step1 Sample Exam. For more information on the series, go to http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseri....

Educational objectives: 

The second-year medical student studying for the Step1 exam should be able to:

  • Determine a differential diagnosis based on the case presentation of a 75 year-old woman presenting with shortness of breath on exertion.
  • Discuss each of the answer choices (or diagnoses) and their manifestations: acquired hemolytic anemia, chronic blood loss, folic acid deficiency, Beta-thalassemia minor, pernicious anemia.
  • Decide which diagnosis is most likely and why.
Date posted: 
Fri, 08/07/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 01/22/2013
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Suggested Citation:
, , , , , , , , , and . Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Step1 Prep Series: No. 116--Long on Life, Short on Breath. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/201

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Step2CK Prep Series: No. 26--Kenny's Kidney

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
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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 in part 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 2008 Step2CK Sample Exam, available from http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseri.... For more information on the series, go to http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseri....

Educational objectives: 

This episode is based on Question 26 on page 29 of the 2008 Step2CK Sample Exam.

Learning Objectives: the third-year medical student studying for the Step2CK exam should be able to recognize common causes of renal failure in geriatric patients and determine appropriate steps in treatment, including:

  • List the side of effects of indomethacin
  • Identify indications for a thiazide diruetic
  • Describe the link between renal failure and multiple myeloma
  • Determine appropriate reasons for measuring urine sodium and creatinine concentrations
  • Identify pertinent indications for ultrasonography
Date posted: 
Thu, 08/27/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 01/22/2013
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
, , , , , , , and . Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Step2CK Prep Series: No. 26--Kenny's Kidney. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/201

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Step2CK Prep Series: No. 41 (Kaplan USMLE Step 2CK Qbook, 2005)--Help--I've Fallen and I Can't Get Up!--But Why?

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
Product Information
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 in part 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 2008 Step2CK Sample Exam, available from http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseri.... For more information on the series, go to http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseri....

Educational objectives: 

This episode is based on Question 41 on page 82 of the 2005 Kaplan Step2CK QBook.

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

  • Identify the importance of adverse drug effects on the geriatric population including reasons for variable drug effects, common drugs to avoid and the significance of the Beers list of inappropriate pharmacologic interventions
  • Emphasize the types of musculoskeletal deficits in Parkinson's Disease as well as common presentations
  • Discuss the cause, symptoms, and management of postural hypotension
  • Identify symptoms associated with ischemia in the internal carotid distribution and differentiate them from ischemia in other areas of cerebral circulation.
  • Identify the signs and symptoms of vertebrobasilar insuffiency.
Date posted: 
Fri, 08/07/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 01/22/2013
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Step2CK Prep Series: No. 41 (Kaplan USMLE Step 2CK Qbook, 2005)--Help--I've Fallen and I Can't Get Up!--But Why?. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/201

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Step2CK Prep Series: No. 40--Rashy Rita

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
Product Information
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 in part 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 2008 Step2CK Sample Exam, available from http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseri.... For more information on the series, go to http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseri....

Educational objectives: 

This episode is based on Question 40 on page 36 of the 2008 Step2CK Sample Exam.

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

  • Acknowledge the classic signs of dermatomyositis
  • Differentiate dermatomyositis from other cutaneous disorders that may manifest in the geriatric population
  • Define key features of the following common rheumatologic diseases: Myasthenia Gravis, Psoriasis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Scleroderma
Date posted: 
Thu, 09/24/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 01/22/2013
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
, , , , , , and . Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Step2CK Prep Series: No. 40--Rashy Rita. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/201

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Step2CK Prep Series: No. 86--The Achy Ager

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
Product Information
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 in part 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 2008 Step2CK Sample Exam, available from http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseri.... For more information on the series, go to http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseri....

Educational objectives: 

This episode is based on Question 86 on page 54 of the 2008 Step2CK Sample Exam.

Learning Objectives: the third-year medical student studying for the Step2CK exam should be able to define key features of the following common rheumatologic diseases:

  • fibromyositis
  • osteoarthritis
  • polymyalgia rheumatica
  • polymyositis
  • seronegative rheumatoid arthritis
Date posted: 
Thu, 09/24/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 01/22/2013
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
, , , , and . Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatrics Step2CK Prep Series: No. 86--The Achy Ager. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/201

Texas Tech MedCast Reynolds Geriatrics Step2CK Prep Series: No. 38--Geriatric Ethical Decision Making

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
Product Information
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 in part 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 2008 Step2CK Sample Exam, available from http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseri.... For more information on the series, go to http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseri....

Educational objectives: 

This episode is based on Question 38 on page 35 of the 2008 Step2CK Sample Exam.

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

  • Understand the difference between autonomy and beneficence
  • Know the importance and legal requirements for informed consent for treatment
  • Recognize the ethical dilemma in patient's refusal of medical treatment
  • Be able to determine a patient's decision-making capacity
  • Realize the importance to advocate at all times the interests of one's patient over one's own interests
Date posted: 
Mon, 08/10/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 01/22/2013
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
Texas Tech MedCast Reynolds Geriatrics Step2CK Prep Series: No. 38--Geriatric Ethical Decision Making. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/201

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step2CK Prep Series: No. 77--The Nauseated Nanna

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
Product Information
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 in part 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 2008 Step2CK Sample Exam, available from http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseri.... For more information on the series, go to http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseri....

Educational objectives: 

This episode is based on Question 77 on page 50 of the 2008 Step2CK Sample Exam

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

  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of chronic and acute digoxin toxicity
  • Recognize the atypical presentations of hyperthyroid in geriatric patients
  • Describe different presentations of lacunar cerebral infarct
  • List the current ADA guidelines for blood glucose control
Date posted: 
Mon, 08/10/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 01/22/2013
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step2CK Prep Series: No. 77--The Nauseated Nanna. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/201

Health Literacy and the Older Adult

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

This is a comprehensive web-based, online interactive module on Health Literacy in the Older Adult. It incorporates multiple modalities including hyperlinked text and resources, videos, mini-quizzes, and examples of health literacy assessment tools--all held together by an engaging speaker and guide through the module. It takes approximately one hour to complete.

Educational objectives: 

* State the percentage of the US population over 65 years of age that has limited health literacy skills. * Explain the association of limited literacy with health status and health outcomes. * List changes in your communication with patients which, if implemented, will improve the chance that patients will understand what you are talking about.

Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

This module requires a computer with internet access and a web browser.

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Suggested Citation:
Health Literacy and the Older Adult. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/201

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