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Management Tips for Delirium in the Hospitalized Older Adult Pocket Card

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

In a January 2009 Article in "GERIATRICS" entitled, "In harm’s way: Moving the older trauma patient toward a better outcome," Campbell, DeGolia, Fallon, & Rader included the table that is presented here as a pocket card guide on tips for managing delirium in the hospitalized older adult.

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Campbell JW, DeGolia PA, Fallon WF, Rader EL. In harm's way: Moving the older trauma patient toward a better outcome. Geriatrics. 2009;64(1):8-13, 28.

Date posted: 
Mon, 03/23/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Sat, 10/17/2009
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Suggested Citation:
, , and . Management Tips for Delirium in the Hospitalized Older Adult Pocket Card. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/201

ACGME Competencies: Suggested Best Methods for Evaluation

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

This "Toolbox of Assessment Methods" table outlines the various methods of evaluating learners on the ACGME competencies. Each ACGME competency is broken down into 'Required Skills' and then the evaluation methods are assessed based on a scale of 1-3, with 1 being the most desirable and 3 being a potentially applicable method.

Educational objectives: 

To help provide course directors and instructors with the best methods of assessment for ACGME competencies.

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

This is an ACGME published material and the most recent version of all ACGME products are available from the ACGME.

Date posted: 
Mon, 03/23/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Sat, 10/17/2009
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Suggested Citation:
ACGME Competencies: Suggested Best Methods for Evaluation. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/201

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Diagnosing Tremors

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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: 

"Diagnosing Tremors" 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. Name the four tremors that are most common in older adults
2. Use history and physical exam to distinguish the four common tremors from each other
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: 
Sat, 09/30/2017
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Sat, 09/30/2017
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Diagnosing Tremors. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2017 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/201

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Diabetes:Special Considerations for Older Adults

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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: 

"Diabetes:Special Considerations for 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. Modify glycemic control goals in older diabetes based on functional status and life expectancy
2. Identify blood pressure and lipid control as higher priorities than glycemic control for reducing the rate of cardiovascular complications in older patients with diabetes
3. Appropriately screen for geriatric syndromes in older patients who have diabetes
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: Diabetes:Special Considerations for Older Adults. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2016 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/201

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Disease Screening in Older Adults: When to Stop

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
Other Sponsors: 
Product Information
Estimated time to complete: 
1
Abstract: 

"Disease Screening in Older Adults: When to Stop"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 basic principles that determine if screening tests should be performed in older adults
2. Provide a rationale for performing screening tests in patients who will not agree to undergo treatment for the conditions detected by those screening tests
3. List conditions for which screening should continue indefinitely, regardless of age
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: 

Many Elder Care Provider Sheets are also 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: 
Wed, 07/17/2019
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 06/25/2019
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Disease Screening in Older Adults: When to Stop. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2019 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/201

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Don't Forget Dementia

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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: 

"Don't Forget Dementia" 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. Identify the symptoms that constitute a diagnosis of dementia
2. List brief screening tests for dementia and identify those with the highest predictive value
3. List laboratory/imaging tests that should be ordered when evaluating a patient for dementia
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: 
Fri, 06/30/2017
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: Don't Forget Dementia. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2017 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/201

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Heart Failure-Treatment

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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: 

"Heart Failure-Treatment" 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. This provider sheet has a companion product--"Heart Failure-Diagnosis."

Educational objectives: 
Objectives:
1. Correctly assess renal function in older adults prior to starting medications that are cleared by or which can affect the kidneys
2. State the optimal approach to dosing regimens for heart failure medications
3. State the general indications for an automatic implantable cardioverter defibrillator
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.
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Heart Failure-Treatment. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/201

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Heart Failure-Diagnosis

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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: 

"Heart Failure-Diagnosis" 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. This provider sheet has a companion product--"Heart Failure-Treatment."

Educational objectives: 
Objectives:
1. Identify the major cause of systolic and diastolic heart failure in older adults
2. Explain how the symptoms of heart failure differ from those of normal aging
3. State whether the results of key diagnostic tests for heart failure – echocardiogram and B-type natriuretic peptic – correlate with disease severity and prognosis
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.

Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Heart Failure-Diagnosis. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/201

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Assessing and Intervening in Fall Risk 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
Estimated time to complete: 
1
Abstract: 

"Falls in Elders" 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. List four common risk factors for falls by older adults
2. Perform a “Get Up-and-Go” test
3. Recommend three interventions designed to reduce the risk of falls
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, 08/02/2018
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Mon, 05/21/2018
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
, , and . Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Assessing and Intervening in Fall Risk in Older Adults. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2018 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/201

Diversity, Healing, and Healthcare

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

This module contains information about communication and healthcare beliefs related to 15 cultures, 11 religions, and 8 American immigrant cohorts.

Educational objectives: 

Increase knowledge about: - Greetings and Introductions - Religions - Cohort Life Events

Date posted: 
Mon, 03/23/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Sat, 10/17/2009
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
Diversity, Healing, and Healthcare. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/201

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