other Geriatric Health Topics

This page contains lectures on geriatric health topics delivered as part of MCGEC training for health professionals. Summary information describes the speaker, event and a brief synopsis of the presentation.

MCGEC 2014 Geriatric Update videos:

-Falls Prevention

Moderator: Ronald De Vera Barredo, PT, DPT, EdD, GCS
Speakers: Michelle Valentine Moseley, PharmD, BCPS & Elena Wong Espiritu, OTD, OTR/L
MCGEC Geriatric Update * October 4, 2014 - Trevecca Nazarene University
https://vimeo.com/user42288951/review/144920045/6f2357dfb0
45 minutes

Objectives:

  • Describe the multifactorial causes of falls among older adults
  • Identify tools geriatric health practitioners can use to evaluate a patient's fall risk
  • Outline strategies that will mitigate fall risk
  • Identify drugs that increase fall risk in geriatric patients

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-Managing Multiple Chronic Conditions

Moderator: Charles P. Mouton, MD, MS
Speakers: Stephanie C. McClure, MD, FACP & James Powers, MD
MCGEC Geriatric Update * October 4, 2014 - Trevecca Nazarene University
https://vimeo.com/user42288951/review/144920042/1e40fb54c9
1 hour

Objectives:

  • Develop patient-centered care for the older adult with multiple chronic conditions
  • Discuss why clinical practice guideline-based care may not be applicable for patients with multimorbidity
  • Outline a contextual approach to the care of patients with multimorbidity

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-Mental Health Updates related to Older Adults 

Dan G. Blazer, MD, MPH, PhD
MCGEC Geriatric Update * October 4, 2014- Trevecca Nazarene University
https://vimeo.com/user42288951/review/144926088/ca4ab9168b
1 hour

Objectives:

  • Name three misconceptions about psychiatric disorders in older adults
  • Identify three assessment strategies to uncover psychiatric disorders in older adults
  • Explain the physical health manifestations of mental health problems in older adults

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-Mental Health Panel Discussion: Effective Use of Evidence-Based Practice to Address Geriatric Mental Health 

Moderator Charles P. Mouton, MD, MS; 
Speakers: William D. Richie, MD, DFAPA, Mary Harkleroad, LCSW, Peter V. Rabins, MD, MPH & Dan G. Blazer, MD, MPH, PhD * October 4, 2014 - MCGEC Geriatric Update 
https://vimeo.com/user42288951/review/144920043/78f4ab250a
1 hour 

Objectives:

  • Identify the importance of screening for mental health disorders in older adults, particularly in medical settings
  • Describe health disparities relative to mental health problems and older adults
  • Describe best practice interventions for common mental health issues in late life
  • Identify common mental health issues for seniors residing in the community and across levels of care

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-Pain Management: Inter-professional Insights 

Moderator: Mohamad Sidani, MD, MS  
Speakers: Daniel Lonergan, MD, Rebecca Warr, MSN, RN & Timothy Atkinson, PharmD
MCGEC Geriatric Update * October 4, 2014 - Trevecca Nazarene University
https://vimeo.com/user42288951/review/144920044/b26a90fbd8
1 hour 15 minutes

Objectives:

  • Discuss the value of an inter-professional approach to pain management in older adults
  • Describe the components of pain assessment in the Alzheimer’s patient
  • Differentiate among the various chemical classes of opioids
  • Summarize recent guideline updates pertaining to pain management in geriatrics
  • Discuss physiologic changes in drug metabolism with aging

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-Technology Improving Geriatric Care

Vickie Harris, MBA, NHA
MCGEC Geriatric Update * October 4, 2014- Trevecca Nazarene University
https://vimeo.com/user42288951/review/144919196/8e83b81642
50 minutes

Objectives:

  • Describe emerging technologies used to support health care practitioners caring for older adults
  • Explain how integrated technology can help older adults to manage their own care and extend their ability to age in place safely in the community

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 Vanderbilt GGIG Video Lectures 2013-2015:

 -Aging & Addiction

Barbara Clinton & James Powers, MD * April 1, 2014 – Vanderbilt GGIG Lecture

http://mediasite.vanderbilt.edu/Mediasite/Play/9bc1128c81484dcdaa2bdcbec505f7731d

***Please fast forward to 20.34 on recording for this lecture.

1 hour

Objectives:

  • Discuss substance abuse among older adults
  • Review current evidence based treatment options

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 -Depression in Late Life & Vascular Influences

Warren Taylor, MD, MHSc * January 21, 2014 – Vanderbilt GGIG Lecture

http://mediasite.vanderbilt.edu/Mediasite/Play/08b75613de1d4155981628fcc5cf26f11d

** fast forward to 7.27 minute mark for start of lecture

1 hour

Objectives:

  • Identify the role of vascular disease in late-life depression
  • Identify theories on how vascular disease may contribute to depression
  • Discuss treatment implications

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 -Delirium: Nursing Detection & Inter-Professional Communication

Parul Goyal, MD * January 6, 2015 – Vanderbilt GGIG Lecture

http://mediasite.vanderbilt.edu/Mediasite/Play/b15eb2e286334659acdf5d03e30919531d

** fast forward to 5.44 minute mark for start of lecture

1 hour

Objectives:

  • Identify the risk factors for delirium
  • Differentiate between delirium and cognitive impairment
  • Name two difficulties of recognizing delirium
  • Discuss Vanderbilt-MCGEC’s delirium evidence based practice project

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 -Delirium: Clinical Overview

James Powers, MD * December 4, 2012 – Vanderbilt GGIG Lecture

http://mediasite.vanderbilt.edu/Mediasite/Play/caf6b23a359d4e3784ebd2df93c6653b1d

** fast forward to 3.40 minute mark for start of lecture

1 hour

Objectives:

  • List predisposing and precipitating factors of delirium
  • Discuss assessment tools for detecting delirium

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 -Caregiving: Having Complicated Conversations with Caregivers

Carolyn Smith, LCSW * February 3, 2015 – Vanderbilt GGIG Lecture

http://mediasite.vanderbilt.edu/Mediasite/Play/e1e631e1a34c49dc92c1f09c5f27ee091d

** fast forward to 6.48 minute mark for start of lecture

1 hour

Objectives:

  • Discuss complicated conversations practitioners have with caregivers
  • Review issues of caregiver guilt & burnout
  • Discuss balancing patient independence and safety related to driving and living situation

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 -Caregiving & the Importance of Respite Care

Jennifer Abernathy, MSW * February 4, 2104 – Vanderbilt GGIG Lecture

http://mediasite.vanderbilt.edu/Mediasite/Play/61c6488ce2744cbbbf0c13cf0342c9331d

** fast forward to 10 minute mark for start of lecture

1 hour

Objectives:

  • Define respite related to caregivers and caregiving
  • List services provided by the Tennessee Respite Coalition
  • Discuss community resources for caregiver support

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  -Care Transitions: Improving Care Transitions to Post-Acute Facilities

Amanda Salanitro, MD, MS, MSPH * April 15, 2014 – Vanderbilt GGIG Lecture

http://mediasite.vanderbilt.edu/Mediasite/Play/0fa902acb2044b18aaeb52c6c748000a1d

** fast forward to 8.55 for start of lecture

1 hour

Objectives:

  • Discuss hospital to post-acute care transitions
  • Review preliminary results of a quality improvement intervention: IMPACT/INTERACT

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 -Elder Law

Tim Takacs, Certified Elder Law Attorney, VA-accredited attorney *

September 2, 2014 – Vanderbilt GGIG Lecture

http://mediasite.vanderbilt.edu/Mediasite/Play/a7b84c7a4aed4de3b7fab5db8d6921eb1d

** fast forward to 3.18 minute mark for start of lecture

1 hour

Objectives:

  • Describe elder centered law practice philosophy
  • Define integrated care coordination and elder-centered planning approach as it relates to law practice

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 -LGBT & Older Adults

Kristen Eckstrand, PhD, MD * March 3, 2015 – Vanderbilt GGIG Lecture

http://mediasite.vanderbilt.edu/Mediasite/Play/a9aac2fcf5ee497f9e28b9292d617d7c1d

** fast forward to 10.50 for start of lecture

1 hour

Objectives:

  • Discuss demographics related to the older LGBT adult population
  • Explore social and environmental factors & their impact on older LGBT adults
  • Review how health professionals can improve care for older LGBT patients

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 -Medication Interactions & Advances in Geriatrics

Michelle Moseley, PharmD, BCPS, CGP * May 5, 2015 – Vanderbilt GGIG Lecture

http://mediasite.vanderbilt.edu/Mediasite/Play/98b12d4c4d6b4f699b94d98b15a05ba71d

** fast forward to 5.50 minute mark for start of lecture

1 hour

Objectives:

  • Evaluate a select group of medication interactions commonly seen in older patients
  • Examine the role of new medications, devices and dosage formulations in the optimization of health care for older adults

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 -Pain Management & Older Adults

Daniel Lonergan, MD * November 4, 2014 – Vanderbilt GGIG Lecture

http://mediasite.vanderbilt.edu/Mediasite/Play/bfcc3e0beeff4f4ab75ae8e56dd2e74a1d

** fast forward to 1.03 minute mark for start of lecture

1 hour

Objectives:

  • List pain medications used to treat chronic pain
  • Describe alternative treatment options for chronic pain management

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 -Podiatry Concerns

David Trenner, DPM * May 6th, 2014 – Vanderbilt GGIG Lecture

http://mediasite.vanderbilt.edu/Mediasite/Play/51b1d6bee46d47e5a8592e5763cef4ab1d

** fast forward to 10.42 minute mark for start of lecture

1 hour

Objectives:

  • Discuss how the foot changes with age
  • Name two common foot problems and possible treatments
  • Review fall prevention for geriatric patients

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 -Sexuality & Older Adults

Ginger T. Manly, APRN, PMHCNS-BC, AASECT * February 18th, 2014 – Vanderbilt GGIG Lecture

http://mediasite.vanderbilt.edu/Mediasite/Play/1024c341c63e444f82128ffe960c8e131d

** fast forward to 9.14 minute mark for start of lecture

1 hour

Objectives:

  • Explore sexual concerns of older adults
  • Review the importance of disease prevention and treatment in older adults
  • Discuss evidence based practice related to sexual well-being concerns of older adults

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