Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to describe the:
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Age-Related Changes
Chapter 3: Atypical Presentations of Illness
Chapter 4: Assessment of Elderly Patients in the ED
Chapter 5: Delirium
Chapter 6: Dementia
Chapter 7: Falls and Syncope
Chapter 8: Frailty
Chapter 9: Polypharmacy
Chapter 10: ED Discharge
Chapter 11: Designing EDs for Elderly Patients
Chapter 12: Course Summary
Chapter 13: References
Chapter 14: Appendix
Rein Tideiksaar, PhD, PA-C, or Dr. Rein as he is commonly referred to, is the president of Fall Prevent, LLC, Blackwood, New Jersey, a consulting company that provides educational, legal, and marketing services related to fall prevention in the elderly.
Dr. Tideiksaar is a gerontologist, which is a health care professional who specializes in working with elderly patients, and a geriatric physician's assistant. He has been active in the area of fall prevention for over thirty years.
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