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This product is part of the GeriaFlix series at the University of Iowa. GeriaFlix are multidisciplinary presentations on topics in clinical geriatrics. Presented in a streaming digital video format with synchronized slides, each presentation lasts approximately 1 hour. In this presentation, Dr. Jogerst will present information about diagnosing delirium, dementia, and depression (the 3 Ds) in older adults. He will identify screening tools and discuss treatment strategies. In addition, Dr. Jogerst will discuss the co-occurrence of the 3 Ds.
This product is part of a series of digitized lectures devoted to topics in clinical geriatrics designed to teach important principles in the management of older persons. By using this lecture series, learners will be able to improve their overall knowledge about managing common geriatric syndromes; understand the unique health care needs of older patients, differences in the management of common clinical conditions, and how physiologic changes associated with aging impact management; develop a working knowledge of important legal and ethical issues associated with end-of-life care; and understand and apply principles of the multi-disciplinary geriatric assessment.
The learning objectives of this particular digitized presentation are:
Improve the participant’s ability to diagnose delirium, dementia, and depression in the elderly patient.
Identify screening tools for the 3 Ds of geriatrics.
Briefly discuss treatment strategies.
Increase the participant’s appreciation for the co-occurrence of the 3 Ds.
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Distinguishing Delirium, Dementia, and Depression. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/201