This link includes a database of various terms and definitions used throughout healthcare settings. Each term includes a detailed definition of what it means.
Polypharmacy & Depression: Appropriate Prescribing & Overcoming barriers to treat Depression in Vulnerable Elders
This module from Emory Unversity Center for Health in Aging covers the topic of polypharmacy and depression including appropriate prescribing and overcoming barriers to treat depression in vulnderable elders. The module includes slide presentations, links to assessment tools, quality indicators, websites, and key references.
This module from Emory University's Center for Health in Aging covers the topic of care transitions in older adults. The module includes slide presentations, assessment tools, quality indicators, references, practice gudelines, models of care, and supplemental materials.
This module from Emory University's Center for Health in Aging covers acute care of the elderly. The module includes slide presentations, assessment tools, quality indicators, key references, practice guidelines, models of care, and supplemental materials.
This rmodule from Emory Unversity's Center for Health in Aging discusses how to manage diabetes in geriatric patients. The module includes slide presentations, assessment tools, key references, practice guidelines, models of care, and supplemental materials.
This video (19:52 min) from the Pacific Islands Geriatric Education Center is designed to inform and empower caregivers about dysphagia. It discusses various tips and lifestyle changes to consider when trying to avoid dysphagia.
This webinar (47:48 mins) presented by Dr. Benjamin Kalivas from the Departments of Psychiatry and Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina discusses various approaches to delirium screening in non-ICU patients when there are no guidelines. The purpose of this webinar is to discuss the importance of non-ICU delirium screening, provide a systematic approach to implementing at the hospital, and review the Medical University of South Carolina's non-ICU delirium screening program. Dr. Kalivas also discusses delirium and what it looks like during COVID-19.
This link provides access to lectures presented at the John Hopkins Bayview Geriatric Surgery Symposium. The topics include: Introduction to Geriatric Surgery Program; Best Practices for an Efficient Geriatric Assessment; Lessons learned from a Geriatric Comprehensive Assessment; Sinai Abbreviated Geriatric Assessment; Q & A; Does a Geriatric Focused Evaluation Really Improve Outcomes?; Assessing/Improving Mobility Along the Consortium; The Effect Anesthesia on Cognitive Impairment; and Optimizing Recovery after Surgery in the Elderly.
This case study presents information about post traumatic stress disorder in older adults. It is divided into different sections including the history, presentation and examination, diagnosis, case discussion, post traumatic stress disorder explained, take home points, and additional resources.