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Physical Diagnosis

Gait

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

Powerpoint presentation on Gait for Year 2 Medical Students

Date posted: 
Fri, 09/26/2008
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Sun, 10/18/2009
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
Gait. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2008 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/224

Immune Senescence

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

A self-directed learning activity.

Educational objectives: 

The student will identify age related changes in the immune system and the clinical ramifications of these changes.

Date posted: 
Fri, 09/19/2008
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Sun, 10/18/2009
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
Immune Senescence. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2008 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/224

Geriatric Assessment Workshop

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

These are materials to conduct a half day workshop regarding geriatric assessment. Included is a faculty guide, instructional forms, and assessment forms.

Educational objectives: 

The goal of this workshop is to describe geriatric assessment, understand that it strives to promote wellness and independent function, and train learners in cognitive and functional assessment skills. The specific objectives are to: • Describe physical function • Utilize standardized methods to assess physical function • Describe neuropsychiatric function • Utilize standardized tools to assess cognition

Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

Large group lecture Small groups - <15 learners each simulated patients or faculty as simulated patients

Date posted: 
Fri, 09/19/2008
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Sun, 08/19/2012
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
Geriatric Assessment Workshop. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2008 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/224

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Elder Abuse: Warning Signs

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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: 

"Elder Abuse: Warning Signs" 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 the main types of elder abuse, and identify the most common type
2. List risk factors for elder abuse
3. Make appropriate notifications of social service and governmental agencies when elder abuse is suspected
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: 
Wed, 05/31/2017
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Wed, 03/14/2018
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
and . Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Elder Abuse: Warning Signs. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2017 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/224

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Depression in Elders

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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: 

"Depression 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. Identify the most common geriatric psychiatric disorder
2. Screen patients for depression using two brief screening questions
3. List risk factors for suicide by older adults
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, 05/01/2015
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Fri, 09/02/2016
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Depression in Elders. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2015 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/224

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Urinary Incontinence--Diagnosis

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

"Urinary Incontinence--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.

Educational objectives: 
Objectives:
1. List potentially reversible causes of urinary incontinence
2. Use a patient’s symptoms to distinguish stress incontinence from urge incontinence
3. Order the correct laboratory tests for evaluation of patients with urinary incontinence
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, 11/30/2017
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Thu, 11/30/2017
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Urinary Incontinence--Diagnosis. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2017 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/224

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Managing Hypertension 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
Abstract: 

"Managing Hypertension in 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. State the parameters that define normal blood pressure for older adults
2. State the prognostic implication of a widened pulse pressure
3. Recommend appropriate antihypertensive drug treatment for older adults who have hypertension
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: Managing Hypertension in Older Adults. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2016 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/224

Elderly Faller OSCE station

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

OSCE Station for an elderly man complaining of a fall outside of the house. 

Educational objectives: 

To test a medical student or resident's ability to:

  1. Take a focused history for a geriatric patient presenting following a fall
  2. Perform a problem focused physical exam
  3. Establish a differential diagnosis and initial workup
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

Necessity of training the SP using the script and how to use the checklist to assess residents/students. Use of an examination room with blood pressure cuff. Use of video camera if desired.

Date posted: 
Wed, 09/09/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Wed, 09/09/2009
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
and . Elderly Faller OSCE station. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/224

Falls

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

This product uses a case based format to teach learners how to evaluate, treat and manage falls in older community dwelling adults.

Educational objectives: 

By the conclusion of this talk, learner will be able to:

  1. List 5 potentially modifiable risk factors for falls in older community dwelling adults.
  2. Conduct a physical exam specific to falls, including a gait assessment.
  3. Discuss 5 evidenced-based interventions that can reduce future falls.
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

This session should be taught in a small group setting (up to 12 participatns). The lecturer should feel comfortable demonstrating formal gait assessment using assistive devices (e.g. walker, cane).

Date posted: 
Wed, 04/02/2008
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Wed, 10/17/2012
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
Falls. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2008 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/224

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