Functional Disabilities

Return to all Geriatric Medicine sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Identify normal age-related changes in the gait of older patients.

2. Conduct a multifactorial evaluation of older patients with gait and balance disorders.

3. Design individualized targeted interventions for patients with gait and balance disorders, coordinating referral as necessary.

4. Establish a patient-centered approach to provide training for geriatric assistive devices, including routine evaluation for proper fit and use.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
05/16/2019

Janice E. Knoefel, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics) and Neurology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
05/16/2019
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