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Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 1 Prep Series 2011: No. 85--The Consequences of Long-Standing Hypertension

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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 2011 Step1 Sample Exam, available from http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseries/gerstep1prep.aspx.

Educational objectives: 

The second-year medical student studying for the Step 1 exam should be able to:

  • Describe basic physiologic mechanisms of prerenal azotemia.
  • List laboratory analytes affected in prerenal azotemia.
  • Describe the clinical presentation of prerenal azotemia.
  • Explore potential causes of decreased renal perfusion.
Date posted: 
Fri, 08/05/2011
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 01/22/2013
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Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 1 Prep Series 2011: No. 53--The Mystery Mass

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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: 
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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 2011 Step1 Sample Exam, available from http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseries/gerstep1prep.aspx.

Educational objectives: 

The second-year medical student studying for the Step 1 exam should be able to:

  • Describe the differences between diverticulosis and diverticulitis.
  • Describe the typical clinical presentation of diverticulitis.
  • List common lab values found in diverticulitis.
Date posted: 
Fri, 08/05/2011
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 01/22/2013
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, , , , , , , , , and . Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 1 Prep Series 2011: No. 53--The Mystery Mass. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2011 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/224

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 1 Prep Series 2011: No. 46--The iPhone Wielding Wife

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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: 
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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 2011 Step1 Sample Exam, available from http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseries/gerstep1prep.aspx.

Educational objectives: 

The second-year medical student studying for the Step 1 exam should be able to:

  • Understand the pathophysiology of dehydration
  • Describe signs and symptoms which indicate dehydration
  • Use lab values to differentiate between volume depletion caused by dehydration, diabetic ketoacidosis, and gastrointestinal hemorrhage
  • Understand that severe volume depletion may lead to acute renal failure and the lab values used to monitor kidney function
  • Understand that urinalysis in SIADH may present similarly to dehydration, and describe how the underlying pathophysiology is different.
  • Understand that patients and their families have more access to information than ever
Date posted: 
Fri, 08/05/2011
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 01/22/2013
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Suggested Citation:
, , , , , , , , , , and . Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 1 Prep Series 2011: No. 46--The iPhone Wielding Wife. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2011 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/224

Geriatric Learning Series: Ankle Foot Orthotics

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
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A look at one of many orthotics that could be used in the geriatric population. This web module is designed for interdisciplinary training. A common lower limb orthotic is covered.

Educational objectives: 
  • Describe basic kinesiological and biomechanical principles of human joint motion.
  • Describe the design of orthoses to distribute forces to body segments.
  • Describe the influence of lower limb orthotics on gait.
  • Describe how the orthotic devices enhance functional gait
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

References:

  1. Lusardi MM, Nielsen CC. Orthotics and Prosthetics in Rehabilitation, 2nd ed.  Elsevier, 2007. ISBN 0-7506-7479-9
  2. Pictures from Lusardi & Nielsen, the internet, and Edelstein JE & Bruckner J. Orthotics: A Comprehensive Clinical Approach. SLACK Inc. 2002. ISBN 1-55642-416-7
  3. Rancho Los Amigos Gait Analysis Form:

In Shumway-Cook A, Woollacott MH. Motor Control: Translating Research into Clinical Practice, 3rded. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 2007  Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center; Physical Therapy Department and Pathokinesiology Laboratory; Downey, CA 

 

Please evaluate the product at:   https://surveys.ttuhsc.edu/wsb.dll/s/60g89a 

Date posted: 
Thu, 07/28/2011
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Thu, 07/28/2011
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Geriatric Learning Series: Ankle Foot Orthotics. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2011 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/224

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

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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: 
0
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: 
Date posted: 
Fri, 08/05/2011
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 01/22/2013
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Suggested Citation:
, , , and . 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: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/224

Pharmacologic Management of Persistent Pain in Older Adults: Best Practice Recommendations

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
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This is the third of three slide presentations with accompanying audio lectures by Keela Herr, PhD, RN, FAAN, AGSF, of the University of Iowa College of Nursing. 

Dr. Herr was sponsored by The University of Minnesota Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence and the American Academy of Pain Medicine/Pfizer Visiting Professorship in Pain Medicine to consult with faculty and students and present three formal lectures on the following topics:

  • Pain and Aging
  • Recognizing and Assessing Pain in Cognitively Impaired Older Adults
  • Pharmacologic Management of Persistent Pain in Older Adults.
Educational objectives: 
  • Recognizing factors impacting pharmacological pain management in older adults.
  • Discuss best practice recommendations for pharmacologic management of persistent pain in older adults.
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

The University of Iowa College of Nursing's John A Hartford Foundation Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence's Evidence Based Guidelines

Date posted: 
Tue, 08/30/2011
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 08/30/2011
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Suggested Citation:
Pharmacologic Management of Persistent Pain in Older Adults: Best Practice Recommendations. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2011 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/224

Pain and Aging: Recognizing and Assesssing Pain in Older Adults

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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 the second of three slide presentations with accompanying audio lectures by Keela Herr, PhD, RN, FAAN, AGSF, of the University of Iowa College of Nursing. 

Dr. Herr was sponsored by The University of Minnesota Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence and the American Academy of Pain Medicine/Pfizer Visiting Professorship in Pain Medicine to consult with faculty and students and present three formal lectures on the following topics:

  • Pain and Aging
  • Recognizing and Assessing Pain in Cognitively Impaired Older Adults
  • Pharmacologic Management of Persistent Pain in Older Adults.
Educational objectives: 
  • Recognize the challenge of pain assessment in cognitively impaired older adults.
  • Describe strategies for recognizing and assessing pain in cognitively impaired older adults.
Date posted: 
Tue, 08/30/2011
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 08/30/2011
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Suggested Citation:
Pain and Aging: Recognizing and Assesssing Pain in Older Adults. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2011 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/224

Dementia Vs. Delirium: Diagnosis Makes a Difference Sometimes...

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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: 

Identification, treatment, and management of dementia and/or delirium applicable in acute care settings and long term or skilled nursing facility setting.

Educational objectives: 
  1. Recognize delirium and dementia
  2. Describe the difference between delirium and dementia
  3. Effectively manage patients with delirium or dementia or both
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

Evaluation of Product URL:   https://surveys.ttuhsc.edu/wsb.dll/s/60g898

Additional Referece Materials noted at end of video:

  1. Larson EB, Shadlen M, Wang L, McCormick WC, Bowen JD, Teri L, et al. Survival after initial diagnosis of alzheimer disease. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2004 April 06;140(7):501-9.
  2. Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, Volume 20, Issue 1, February 2004

 

 

 

Date posted: 
Wed, 07/27/2011
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Wed, 07/27/2011
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Suggested Citation:
Dementia Vs. Delirium: Diagnosis Makes a Difference Sometimes... POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2011 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/224

Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 2CK Test Prep Series 10-11: No. 33--Why would Mr. Smith have recurrent pneumonia?

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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: 
0
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.

For more information on the series, go to http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseries/gerstep2ckprep.aspx.

Educational objectives: 

This episode is based on Question 33 on page 34 of the 2010 Step2CK Sample Exam. 

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

  • Recognize clinical presentation of pneumonia,
  • Understand common presentations of Multiple Myeloma,
  • Recognize Red Flags for potential diagnosis of Multiple Myeloma in a patient with back pain,
  • Differentiate spinal x-ray findings of Multiple Myeloma, Prostate Cancer, and osteomyelitis.
Date posted: 
Thu, 01/13/2011
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 01/22/2013
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Suggested Citation:
, , and . Texas Tech Medcast Reynolds Geriatric Step 2CK Test Prep Series 10-11: No. 33--Why would Mr. Smith have recurrent pneumonia?. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2011 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/224

Clinical Evaluation Exercise (Mini-CEX) Mini-Cog

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
Other Learning Resource Type: 
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Estimated time to complete: 
1
Abstract: 

This mini-CEX is designed to observe a trainee performing a Mini-Cog on a patient. The trainees are then given direct feedback on their performance.

Educational objectives: 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Demonstrate competence in introducing the subject of memory testing with a patient.
  2. Demonstrate competence in completing the mechanics of a Mini-Cog.
Date posted: 
Wed, 04/06/2011
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Wed, 04/06/2011
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Suggested Citation:
and . Clinical Evaluation Exercise (Mini-CEX) Mini-Cog. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2011 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/224

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