A Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment

This updated version of geriatric assessment concentrates on those portions of a total assessment that are commonly performed in a clinical setting. It describes a functional assessment, and demonstrates a step-by step physical assessment, identifying steps that may differ in evaluating the health status of an older adult. It also provides a brief overview on mental status assessment as well as the importance of an inventory of medications.


After completing this course, the learner should be able to:


  • Explain the importance of performing an accurate and thorough assessment of the geriatric patient
  • Take a health history and perform a functional assessment
  • Perform a comprehensive, "head-to-toe physical assessment of the patient
  • Assess the mental status of the geriatric patient
  • Take an inventory of medications that the patient is currently on

Price: $315.00 USD

Product ID: MED604
Year: 2012
Duration: 29:00 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Gerontology
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