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Essential Tremors, Diagnosis and Treatment: Implications for the Elderly

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

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes diagnosis and pathophysiology of tremors with treatment strategies. The target audience is Interdisciplinary Health Care Professionals.

Educational objectives: 
  1. Define essential tremor and what is effected.
  2. Discuss treatment options including alternative therapies.
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

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Date posted: 
Fri, 06/08/2012
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Fri, 06/08/2012
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Suggested Citation:
Essential Tremors, Diagnosis and Treatment: Implications for the Elderly. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2012 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/252

An Integrative Health Approach to Pain Management 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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Abstract: 

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes interdisciplinary and complementary approaches to identification and treatment of chronic pain.  The target audience is Interdisciplinary Health Care Professionals.

Educational objectives: 
  1. Define chronic pain and discuss treatment options for older adult population.
  2. Define roles of treatment team when dealing with chronic pain.
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

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Date posted: 
Fri, 06/08/2012
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Fri, 06/08/2012
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Suggested Citation:
An Integrative Health Approach to Pain Management for Older Adults. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2012 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/252

Electronic References and other Information Resources for Clinicians

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

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes resources for clinicians and caregivers, including new on-line information sources. The target audience is Interdisciplinary Health Care Professionals.

Educational objectives: 
  1. List Evidence-based resources for clinicians.
  2. List free electronic resources for patients.
  3. Explain the functions of Eskind Biomedical library: Geriatrics Digital Library
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

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Date posted: 
Fri, 06/08/2012
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Fri, 06/08/2012
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Suggested Citation:
Electronic References and other Information Resources for Clinicians. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2012 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/252

Effective Communication with Older Adults in the clinical Setting

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

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes barriers and strategies to improve communication techniques. The target audience is Interdisciplinary Health Care Professionals.

Educational objectives: 
  1. List types of hearing loss and statistics of older adults effected.
  2. Discuss communication strategies and communication dilemas.
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

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Date posted: 
Fri, 06/08/2012
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Fri, 06/08/2012
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and . Effective Communication with Older Adults in the clinical Setting. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2012 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/252

Substance Abuse and Elders

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

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides defined addiction as it effects older patients and describes treatment strategies. The target audience is Interdisciplinary Health Care Professionals.

 

Educational objectives: 
  1. Define substance abuse and how if effects the older adult population.
  2. List frequently observed signs of early substance abuse in older adults.
  3. Identify substance abuse prevention methods for older adults.
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

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Date posted: 
Fri, 06/08/2012
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Fri, 06/08/2012
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Suggested Citation:
Substance Abuse and Elders. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2012 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/252

Depression and Grief in Older Adults: Realities of Aging

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
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This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes symptoms of depression in older patients including coping mechanisms for losses associated with aging. The target audience is Interdisciplinary Health Care Professionals.

Educational objectives: 
  1. Define depression and list common symptoms of late-life depression.
  2. List risk factors for older adults.
  3. Compare depression vs "the blues".
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

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Date posted: 
Fri, 06/08/2012
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Fri, 06/08/2012
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Suggested Citation:
Depression and Grief in Older Adults: Realities of Aging. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2012 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/252

HIV & Older Adults

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
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This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes HIV prevalence and risk to older adults. The target audience is Interdisciplinary Health Care Professionals.

Educational objectives: 
  1. Discuss goals of treatment when treating HIV infection.
  2. Identify medications available.
  3. Discuss special considerations for HIV and aging.
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

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Date posted: 
Fri, 06/08/2012
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Fri, 06/08/2012
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Suggested Citation:
HIV & Older Adults. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2012 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/252

Quitting Tobacco: An Ageless Issue

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

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes smoking cessation techniques taliored to elderly patients. The target audience is Interdisciplinary Health Care Professionals.

Educational objectives: 
  1. Outline effective behavioral modification strategies for patients with nicotine addiction/dependence on smoking.
  2. Describe the pharmacologic interventions useful for smoking cessation.
  3. Identify programs that support successful smoking cessation for patients.
  4. Discuss the issues in reimbursement for smoking cessation care.
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

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Date posted: 
Fri, 06/08/2012
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Fri, 06/08/2012
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Suggested Citation:
Quitting Tobacco: An Ageless Issue. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2012 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/252

Falls and the Elderly

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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: 

This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes falls risks, evaluation, treatment and prevention. The target audience is Interdisciplinary Heathcare Professionals.

Educational objectives: 
  1. Identify the statistics for prevelance of falls and why it is of clinical importance.
  2. List fall risk factors.
  3. Identify effective evaluation tools.
  4. Identify ways to prevent and manage falls.
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

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Date posted: 
Fri, 06/08/2012
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Fri, 06/08/2012
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Suggested Citation:
Falls and the Elderly. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2012 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/252

The VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Homeless Veterans Program

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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 lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes the VA Homeless Program services and outcomes. The target audience is Interdisciplinary Health Care Professionals.

Educational objectives: 
  • Describe types of outreach provided to our homeless veterans
  • Describe types of healthcare options for our homeless veterans
  • List housing options for our homeless veterans including future plans
  • List community resources to be used to find out more information

 

Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

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Date posted: 
Wed, 08/01/2012
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Wed, 08/01/2012
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Suggested Citation:
The VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Homeless Veterans Program. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2012 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/252

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