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Interprofessional Geriatric Oncology 2: Decision Making for Older Adults with Cancer

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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: 

For older adults, cancer may be a more challenging experience due to additional health-related challenges for the patient as well as for the families involved. It is also more challenging for the healthcare team making recommendations regarding treatment options for cancer in the absence of high levels of evidence for treatment in the elderly and having to account for multiple co-morbid conditions and functional limitations often seen in older adults.

This module examines the process of decision making and factors to consider when recommending treatment for older adults with cancer.

Educational objectives: 

Upon completion of this module, the participant will be able to:

  • Discuss points of decision-making for older adults with cancer.
  • Discuss legal and ethical concepts which impact health professionals to assist in decision-making for older adults with cancer.
  • Provide health professionals with a guide on ways to assist older adults with cancer in decision-making in a culturally sensitive manner.
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

You will be required to answer some questions about yourself prior to using the module when you leave pogoe.org. 

Technical Requirements and Notes:

This learning module uses Adobe Flash media and may require you to add a browser "plug-in" in order to display properly. Most computers already have this free plug-in installed. But, if yours does not, it is very easy to download and install. Try the module first because the software is "smart" enough to detect the Flash player. If the module doesn't begin, you will be automatically prompted to download the plug-in.

The module contains links to external websites which will open in a new browser window. Your browser's back button will not return to the module, so these new windows should be closed.

Date posted: 
Thu, 04/24/2014
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Thu, 04/24/2014
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Suggested Citation:
, , , , , , , , , and . Interprofessional Geriatric Oncology 2: Decision Making for Older Adults with Cancer. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2014 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/246

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Hospice Care for Patients with Dementia

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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: 

Hospice Care for Patients with 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: 

After reading this issue of Elder Care, you should be able to:

  1. Explain the advantages of hospice care for patients with dementia
  2. List, or find through online resources, the hospice eligibility criteria for patients with dementia
  3. List at least 5 hospice benefits available through Medicare for patients with 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.

Date posted: 
Wed, 03/20/2013
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 03/06/2018
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
, and . Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Hospice Care for Patients with Dementia. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2013 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/246

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: The ABCDs of Medicare

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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: 

"The ABCDs of Medicare" 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: 

After reading this issue of Elder Care, you should be able to:

  1. Explain what each of the four parts of Medicare (A,B,C,D) covers
  2. List three differences between a Medicare Advantage plan and original Medicare
  3. Explain what is meant by the “donut hole”
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: 
Mon, 03/25/2019
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Mon, 03/11/2019
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: The ABCDs of Medicare. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2019 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/246

Geriatric Incontinence and Voiding Dysfunction

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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: 

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes urinary incontinence among the elderly population as well as voiding dysfunction. The target audience is Interdisciplinary Healthcare Professionals.  

Educational objectives: 

On completion, the learner will be able to:

  1. Define frequency, nocturia, urgency, and incontinence
  2. Explain differences in Geriatric UI/VD including pathophysiology, co-morbities, and treatment options
  3. Describe newer treatement options available for the elderly population diagnosed with UI/VD
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

This material is from the Geriatrics and Gerontology Interest Groups (GGIG) of Vanderbilt University

The video may take a few moments to load based on your connection. Please wait a few minutes if it does not load right away.

Date posted: 
Thu, 06/27/2013
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Thu, 06/27/2013
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Suggested Citation:
, and . Geriatric Incontinence and Voiding Dysfunction. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2013 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/246

Vestibular Rehabilitation

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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: 

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes common vestibular conditions and treatment options. The target audience is Interdisciplinary Heath Care Professionals. The images and videos found in this presentation are owned by Vanderbilt.  All participants provided consent for video to be used.

Educational objectives: 

On completion, the learner will be able to:

  1. Define vertigo and vestibular vs non-vestibular dizziness
  2. List common vestibular conditons including signs and symptoms of each
  3. List treatment options for common vestibular conditons
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

This material is from the Geriatrics and Gerontology Interest Groups (GGIG) of Vanderbilt University

This video may take a few moments to load based on your connection. Please wait a few minutes if it doesn't appear right away.

Date posted: 
Wed, 07/03/2013
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Wed, 07/03/2013
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Suggested Citation:
and . Vestibular Rehabilitation. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2013 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/246

Psychosis, Agitation, and their Management with Psychotropic Medications 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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Estimated time to complete: 
1
Abstract: 

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes use of psychotropic medications to manage psychosis and/or agitation in and elerly patient. The target audience is Interdisciplinary Healthcare Professionals.

Educational objectives: 

On completion, the learner will be able to:

  1. Define both Psychosis and Agitation
  2. Identify assessment tools to effectiviely diagnosis psychosis and agitation in an elderly patient
  3. List medications useful in the treatment of psychosis and/or agitation in the elderly patient
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

This material is from the Geriatrics and Gerontology Interest Groups (GGIG) of Vanderbilt University

The video may take a few moments to load based on your connection. Please wait a few minutes if it does not appear right away.

Date posted: 
Thu, 06/27/2013
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Thu, 06/27/2013
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The video may take a moment to load based on your connection. Please wait a few minutes if it does not appear right away.
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Suggested Citation:
and . Psychosis, Agitation, and their Management with Psychotropic Medications in Older Adults. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2013 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/246

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Activity Scheduling for Depression in Older Adults

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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: 

"Activity Scheduling for Depression 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: 

After reading this issue of Elder Care, you should be able to:

  1. Explain what activity scheduling is as a depression treatment, and whether or not it is effective
  2. Identify 5 steps used in the process of activity scheduling as a treatment for depression
  3. Identify patients with depression who are candidates for activity scheduling
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 featured in the Arizona Geriatrics Society Journal, which is published twice yearly.

Date posted: 
Wed, 07/17/2019
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 07/16/2019
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Activity Scheduling for Depression in Older Adults. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2019 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/246

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Canes

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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: 

Canes 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: 

After reading this issue of Elder Care, you should be able to…

  1. List the three main types of canes
  2. State which type of cane us best for patients who need the cane to support weight
  3. State the elbow flexion and length for a properly fitted cane
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."

For more information on this series, go to http://www.reynolds.med.arizona.edu/html/ElderCare.html.

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.

Date posted: 
Thu, 03/01/2018
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 03/06/2018
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
and . Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Canes. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2018 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/246

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Communicating with Patients who have Dementia

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

Communicating with Patients who have 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: 

After reading this issue of Elder Care, you should be able to…

  1. List 3 verbal strategies that can improve communication with patients who have dementia
  2. List 3 non-verbal strategies that can improve communication with patients who have dementia
  3. List 3 things to avoid when talking to patients who have 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."

For more information on this series, go to http://www.reynolds.med.arizona.edu/EduProducts/El...

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.

Date posted: 
Tue, 10/29/2019
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 03/06/2018
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Communicating with Patients who have Dementia. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2019 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/246

Pathophysiology and Treatment of 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: 

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes pathology and symptoms of dementia in the elderly. The target audience is Interdisciplinary Health Care Professionals.

Educational objectives: 
  1. Define pathology and symptoms of dementia in the elderly.
  2. Explain diagnosis of dementia and loss of memory in the elderly.
  3. List the behavioral and pharmacological treatments that are available for the elderly.
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

This material is from the Geriatrics and Gerontology Interest Groups (GGIG) of Vanderbilt University

The video may take a few moments to load based on your connection. Pleae wait if it does not appear right away.

Date posted: 
Mon, 06/03/2013
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Mon, 06/03/2013
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
Pathophysiology and Treatment of Dementia. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2013 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/246

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