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  • Run Time:
  • 14.60
  • Publisher:
  • Fitzgerald Health Education Associates
  • Contact Hours:
  • 22.80
  • Rx Contact Hours:
  • 8.40
  • Edition:
  • 2
Passing included online posttest(s) is required to earn contact hours, if applicable.
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Description

The Gerontology package provides the learning tools to master the skills needed to perform expert assessments in the gerontology practice setting and the reference sources for later consultation.

The package includes the following online topics:

  • Antibiotic Update: A Focus on Treatment Options in Community-acquired Pneumonia
  • Drug-drug and Drug-nutrient Interactions--A Focus on Avoiding Common Problems
  • Dermatology in the Older Adult
  • Hypertension in the Elderly: The Latest Treatment Recommendations
  • Laboratory Monitoring during Drug Therapy
  • Special Considerations in Geriatric Prescribing: Issues of Safety and Efficacy
  • Expert Exam: Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Spine/em>
  • The Primary Care Neurologic Exam/em>

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**All contact hours are awarded upon successful completion of post-test.


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Drug-drug and Drug-nutrient Interactions

Avoiding Common Problems
Understanding the mechanisms of common drug-drug and drug-nutrient interactions is essential to safe prescribing. Learn these mechanisms and how to avoid common interactions in this case-based course from Dr. Fitzgerald.

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Geriatric Prescribing

Special Considerations and Issues of Safety and Efficacy
Choosing safe and efficacious therapeutic agents in the older adult population is the focus of this lecture.

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Hypertension in the Elderly

The Latest Treatment Recommendations
Enhance your understanding of hypertension management in older adults, including which antihypertensive agents are preferred in elderly patients with multiple comorbidities.

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  • 1.60 hrs

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Neurologic Expert Exam Video

The neurological exam is an essential part of the physical exam. Hone your skills in performing the critical components of the neurological exam with this thorough program from the Expert Exam series.

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  • 6.60 hrs

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Skin Cancer

Best practices in diagnosing non-melanoma
While highly curable in the early stages, the death rate of non-melanoma skin cancers continues to climb. Learn to identify and prevent the most common skin cancers, and what procedures are used to definitively diagnose suspicious lesions.

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  • Online Course
  • Contact Hours:
  • 0.90 hrs

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Spine Expert Exam Video

Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Spine
Gain the skills necessary for the accurate assessment of common spine problems through this comprehensive program. Pathoanatomy, differential diagnosis, and diagnostic testing are reviewed in this detailed course.

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  • 6.60 hrs

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