34th Annual Review of Geriatric Medicine is organized by Harvard Medical School (HMS) and will be held during Mar 02 - 06, 2018 at Boston Marriott Long Wharf, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America.
The target audience for this medical event is HMS Affiliated, Regional/Local, and International Primary Care Physicians, Specialty Physicians, Pharmacists, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practioners, and Nursing Home Directors who specialize in Cardiology and Vascular Medicine, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Healthcare Education and Leadership, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, Lifestyle and Mind-Body Medicine, Oncology and Hematology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Otolaryngology, Pain Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Preventative Medicine, Psychiatry and Neurology, Psychology and Mental Health, Pulmonary Medicine, Rheumatology, Surgery, Urology. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 37.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.
Course Description :
This five-day course provides an authoritative update on the specialized clinical management of elderly patients. The focus is on common clinical problems encountered in primary care practice. The program incorporates the knowledge and skills of many disciplines needed for effective management of medical, neurological and psychiatric illness in the aged. Lectures are complemented by small group workshop session that emphasizes practical approaches to the complex problems of a geriatric population in a variety of settings, including office practice, hospital and nursing home.
Learning Objectives :
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
• Recognize the altered presentation of common illnesses in elderly patients.
• Determine the etiologic factors contributing to the most commonly encountered geriatric syndromes.
• Review the principles of appropriate and effective prescribing in elderly patients.
• Differentiate between the effects of aging and disease.
• Apply new strategies to manage common medical problems in elderly patients such as COPD, pain, infection and osteoarthritis.
• Evaluate palliative care and its role in caring for elderly patients at end of life.
• Identify three opportunities to engage patients in advanced care planning.
• Determine which patients are eligible for hospice benefits.
• Develop appropriate strategies to manage pain in elderly patients
Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
|Contact No.||:||(617) 384-8600|
|Registration Type||End Date||Price|
|Physician (MD/DO) - Course Fee||01 Mar,2018||USD 995.00|
|Resident/Fellow/Allied Health Professional/Other - Course Fee||01 Mar,2018||USD 895.00|