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Course Listings: Geriatrics

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Decision-IQ: Managing Insomnia in Geriatric Patients

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Format: Decision-IQ

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: This interactive case-based activity discusses the management of insomnia and sleep-related issues in the geriatric population. Links to useful resources are provided to help participants make treatment decisions for the patient, and an expert faculty offers her perspectives on the latest evidence for these management decisions.


Considerations for Bringing Hemodialysis Home

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Format: Med-IQ Express

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: This accredited CME Express publication reviews the advantages and disadvantages of home hemodialysis (HHD) that should be considered when devising clinical management strategies for patients with end-stage renal disease. It also discusses key criteria for identifying patients who are appropriate candidates for HHD as well as patient- and provider-associated…More


GFR and eGFR: Filtering Out the Confusion

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Format: E-Publication

Maximum Credits: 1.0

Course Description: Nephrologist Dr. Michael Wiederkehr delves into chronic kidney disease (CKD) and the difference between true glomerular filtration rate (GFR) and estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR). The different methods of calculating eGFR will be explored as well as the pitfalls and limitations of the current formulas and calculations. The importance of the CKD…More


Decision-IQ: Prostate Cancer Screening in the Geriatric Population

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Format: Decision-IQ

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: This interactive case-based activity discusses the risks and benefits of prostate cancer screening in the geriatric population. Links to useful resources are provided to help participants make treatment decisions for the patient, and expert faculty offer their perspectives on the latest evidence for these management decisions.


Decision-IQ: A Case Study in Hypertension Management

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Format: Decision-IQ

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: This brief activity presents a case study discussing an 82-year-old patient with hypertension. Links to useful resources are provided to help participants make treatment decisions for this patient, and expert faculty offer their perspectives on the latest evidence for these management decisions.


Recognizing the Risk and Providing Optimal Care to Veterans With Heart Failure

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Format: PDF Publication

Maximum Credits: 1.0

Course Description: This publication explores risk factors for heart failure that are unique to veterans and reviews treatment strategies based on the updated heart failure guidelines. The clinical trials that led to these updated guidelines are also discussed.