Welcome to our Course on Geriatric Medicine [COPE Course # 50592 Event # 111905] In this course you will:

  • List demographics the older population
  • Describe chronic diseases and top causes of death in the older population
  • Outline medical considerations specific for the older population
  • Describe strategies an optometrist can utilize in care of the older population


View the following  lecture presentation recorded by Kierstyn Napier-Dovorany, OD, FAAO, Associate Professor Western University of Health Sciences

Video: Geriatric Medicine

A Power Point handout available in PDF format, outline key points covered in the lecture presentation.

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