Assessment protocol in the elderly

  • Skill Level
    intermediate
  • Lectures
    2 Videos
  • Enrolled
    55 students
  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

A comprehensive geriatric approach is an interdisciplinary approach that evaluates the physical and mental status of an elderly person. This can help the physician to treat the individual in a systematic and mannered approach. This can also give a detailed summary of the extent and level of treatment. read more »»

Thorough knowledge of a comprehensive geriatric approach is essential for physicians, emergency doctors to manage the elderly in emergency situations with a detailed history and health status.

This course designed by Dosily and Medvarsity helps you to understand aspects regarding the comprehensive geriatric approach, psychosocial impairments, functional disabilities, organized approach for management, how to improve the quality of the elderly life, and lot more to upgrade your knowledge.

Who should attend?

  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • Physicians practicing Alternative Medicine (AYUSH)

Key concepts covered include:

An overview of

  • Comprehensive geriatric approach
  • Psychosocial impairments and functional disabilities
  • Organized approach for management
  • How to improve the quality of the elderly life

Instructor

Dr. O.P. Sharma

Sr. Consultant at Geriatric Medicine, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi and Emeritus Clinical Tutor at Apollo Hospitals Educational and Research Foundation.


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DR. O. P. Sharma is the Sr. Consultant of Geriatric Medicine at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi. He is the General Secretary of the Geriatric Society of India. He is a National Professor of Geriatrics. Dr. Sharma holds the position of Editor for Principles & Practices in Geriatric Medicine 2015, Chief Editor of Indian Journal of Geriatric Care, and Course Director cum Editor: AKN Sinha Institute – Geriatric Course. He also served in the positions as Editor of Indian Recommendations for Vaccination in Older Adults 2015, Core Committee Member of International Council on Adult Immunization – USA, Expert Group Member Geriatrics: Indian Council of Medical & Research, Expert Committee Member – Haj Vaccination initiatives – Malaysia 2015, Medscape “Pneumococcal Disease –A toxic Mix” Munich Germany 2013, Expert Committee Member of South East Asia Pneumococcal meet – Hong Kong 2013, Invited Speaker at World Anti-Ageing Conference held at Las Vegas, USA during 2007.

For: intermediates

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