Module 7: Discussion –Special Populations: Pediatrics and Geriatrics
For the discussion boards this term please include:
What additional considerations should be given when dosing medications for children and seniors and why?
What is the Beers Criteria?
Any differential diagnoses
Your diagnosis and reasoning
Any additional questions you would have asked
Medication recommendations along with your rationale. Note possible side effects or issues to address if attempting to obtain consent.
Any labs and why they may be indicated
Screener scales or diagnostic tools that may be beneficial
Additional resources to give (Therapy modalities, support groups, activities, etc.)
Group 1: (Last names A-K)
Group 2: (Last names L-Z)
- Make your initial post by 23:59 EST Wednesday of Week 7
- Respond to two other classmates’ posts by 0459 PM EST Friday
- Use APA format.
Your assignment will be graded according to the grading rubri