This 2014 webinar outlines the process for primary care providers (PCPs) to diagnose dementia. After viewing this webinar, you will be able to identify: dementia management goals in primary care, benefits of a collaborative care approach for patients with dementia, considerations for hospice, and online resources for PCPs, patients and families.
This webinar defines the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA), covers the components of the CGA, and explains the role of nursing and other disciplines in the CGA.
This webinar from 2012 outlines some general prevention measures in the elderly such as vaccinations and exercise. Specific screenings related to aging covered in this module are cancer, cardiac disorders, vision/hearing impairment, osteoporosis, dementia and depression. Non-beneficial preventative strategies and medication reconciliation are also highlighted for review.
These webinars provide the essentials of geriatrics and gerontology for nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians, social workers, mental health providers, pharmacists, and faith leaders.