35th Annual Review of Geriatric Medicine is organized by Harvard Medical School (HMS) and will be held from Mar 01 - 05, 2019 at Boston Marriott Long Wharf, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America.
This course is targeted to Physicians, Pharmacists, Psychologists, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners who practice in Cardiology and Vascular Medicine, Dermatology, 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, and Urology.
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 complimented by small group workshop sessions that emphasize practical approaches to the complex problems of geriatric population in a variety of settings, including office practice, hospital and nursing home. Target audience includes all medical professionals seeking training in the care of the elderly population.
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.
Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME):
The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 35.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP):
This Live activity, 35th Annual Review of Geriatric Medicine, with a beginning date of 03/01/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 35.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM):
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 35.25 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.
American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Medicine (ABPLM):
This live activity has been pre-approved by the American Board of Post-Acute and Long Term Care Medicine (ABPLM) for a total of 1.5 management hours and 37 clinical hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director (CMD) in post acute and long-term care medicine. The CME program is administered by the ABPLM. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit actually spent on the activity.
This activity meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 5.75 credits of Risk Management Study.
• 0.75 credits of Opioid Education and Pain Management Training
• 1.75 credits of End-of-Life Care Studies
|Contact No.||:||(617) 384-8600|
|Registration Type||Due Date||Price|
|Physician (MD/DO) Fee||28 Feb,2019||USD 995.00|
|Allied Health Professional / Other Fee||28 Feb,2019||USD 895.00|
|Resident/Fellow Fee||28 Feb,2019||USD 895.00|