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Transitions of Care: Leaving the Hospital

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
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1
Abstract: 

This is a web-based, online, interactive module on "Transitions of Care: Leaving the Hospital" that is appropriate for learners from all disciplines who are involved in helping patients transition from hospital to home. It uses multiple learning modalities including patient scenarios, videos, interactive multiple-choice questions, and a narrator with visual aids and illustration. It also includes printable aids with links to check lists, samples of discharge summaries, and outside resources. This module was developed with collaboration betweenThe University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and The University of Arizona Health Science Center.  

Access at:  www.transitionsofcaremodule.com  or  http://tinyurl.com/transitionsmodule 

 

Educational objectives: 

Upon completion of this module the learner will be able to:

  1. Define transitional care and recognize why it is important
  2. Describe how transitions affect quality of care and patient safety
  3. Prepare a patient for a safe transition
  4. Write targeted and high quality discharge summaries
Date posted: 
Fri, 06/15/2012
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Fri, 06/15/2012
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Suggested Citation:
Transitions of Care: Leaving the Hospital. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2012 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/362

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Palliative Care of Nausea and Vomiting

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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: 

Palliative Care of Nausea and Vomiting 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. Describe an approach for quantifying the severity of a patient’s nausea and vomiting (N/V)
  2. Describe how to select medications for treatment of N/V based on receptor class
  3. List non‐pharmacological treatments for palliative care of N/V
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."

These materials can also be accessed at 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: 
Thu, 03/24/2011
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Mon, 03/07/2016
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Suggested Citation:
Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Palliative Care of Nausea and Vomiting. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2011 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/362

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Myelodysplastic Syndrome: A Primer for Geriatric Clinicians

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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: 

Myelodysplastic Syndrome: A Primer for Geriatric Clinicians who have Hearing Loss 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. Define myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS)
  2. State the most common presenting hematologic abnormality in patients with MDS
  3. State factors that predict progression of MDS to acute myeloid leukemia
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."

The entire series can be viewed on the website at: http://www.reynolds.med.arizona.edu/EduProducts/ElderCareProviderSheets.cfm

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: 
Mon, 03/07/2011
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 08/11/2015
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
and . Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Myelodysplastic Syndrome: A Primer for Geriatric Clinicians. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2011 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/362

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Hearing Aids

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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: 

Hearing Aids 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 three ways in which hearing aids can help an individual to hear better
  2. List three things that hearing aids cannot do to help an individual to hear better
  3. List three routine storage and maintenance activities for hearing aids
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."

The entire series can be viewed on the website at: http://www.reynolds.med.arizona.edu/EduProducts/ElderCareProviderSheets.cfm

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, 02/13/2019
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 01/29/2019
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
and . Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Hearing Aids. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2019 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/362

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers:Depression in Older Adults-Pharmacotherapy

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

Depression in Older Adults - Pharmacotherapy 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 class of drugs considered first choice for pharmacotherapy of depression in older adults
  2. List classes of antidepressants that should generally be avoided in older adults
  3. Explain the approach to drug therapy of depression if there is no response to a first‐line drug
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."

The entire series can be viewed on the website at: http://www.reynolds.med.arizona.edu/EduProducts/ElderCareProviderSheets.cfm 

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, 01/30/2020
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Thu, 01/30/2020
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers:Depression in Older Adults-Pharmacotherapy. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2020 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/362

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Hip Fractures in Older Adults: Peri-Operative Considerations

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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: 

Hip Fractures in Older Adults: Peri-Operative Considerations 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. State the ideal time frame for hip repair surgery in older adults with hip fracture
  2. List geriatric syndromes that must be considered when caring for older adults with hip fracture
  3. State when bisphosphonates should be started in older adults with hip fracture
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."

Elder Care Provider Sheets can also be accessed at http://www.reynolds.med.arizona.edu/EduProducts/ElderCareProviderSheets.cfm.

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: 
Mon, 08/20/2018
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Mon, 08/13/2018
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Hip Fractures in Older Adults: Peri-Operative Considerations. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2018 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/362

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Communicating with People who have Hearing Loss

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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: 

Communicating with People who have Hearing Loss 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. State the approximate percentage of older adults who have hearing impairment
  2. List the aspects of speech perception that are impaired in older adults with hearing impairment
  3. Explain how you can improve oral communication with older adults who have hearing impairment
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."

Elder Care Provider Sheets can also be accessed at http://www.reynolds.med.arizona.edu/EduProducts/ElderCareProviderSheets.cfm.

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: 
Mon, 11/12/2018
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 10/16/2018
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
and . Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Communicating with People who have Hearing Loss. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2018 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/362

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Pulmonary Rehabilitation

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

Pulmonary Rehabilitation 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 lung conditions for which pulmonary rehabilitation should be considered
  2. List medical conditions that would make pulmonary rehabilitation inappropriate
  3. Describe interventions that are typically used in pulmonary rehabilitation
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."

Elder Care Provider Sheets can also be accessed at http://www.reynolds.med.arizona.edu/EduProducts/ElderCareProviderSheets.cfm.

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: 
Mon, 11/12/2018
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 09/11/2018
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Pulmonary Rehabilitation. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2018 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/362

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Medication-Induced Hypokalemia: A Common Problem

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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: 

Medication-Induced Hypokalemia: A Common Problem 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 common symptoms of medication-induced hypokalemia in older adults
  2. List the classes of drugs most likely to cause hypokalemia
  3. Identify antibiotics most likely to cause hypokalemia
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."

Elder Care Provider Sheets can also be accessed at http://www.reynolds.med.arizona.edu/EduProducts/ElderCareProviderSheets.cfm.

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, 01/23/2020
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Thu, 01/23/2020
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Medication-Induced Hypokalemia: A Common Problem. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2020 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/362

Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Driving and the Older Adult

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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: 

Driving and the Older Adult: 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 whether or not patients with dementia can pass a driving road test
  2. List 3 key steps to be taken when evaluating the driving safety of older adults
  3. Look up your state’s laws regarding requirements for reporting unsafe drivers
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."

Elder Care Provider Sheets can also be accessed at http://www.reynolds.med.arizona.edu/EduProducts/ElderCareProviderSheets.cfm.

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: 
Fri, 06/30/2017
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Fri, 06/30/2017
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:



Suggested Citation:
Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Driving and the Older Adult. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2017 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/362

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