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Allergy, Immunology & Geriatrics Course is organized by Continuing Education, Inc and will be held from Oct 17 - 27, 2019 at MS Nieuw Statendam, Rome, Lazio, Italy. 

Accreditation :
14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM 
14.0 Contact Hours 

Target Audience :
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners

Course Topics :
• Osteoporosis
○ Evaluate screening recommendations and apply them to everyday practice
○ Utilize therapies that include bisphosphonates, PTH and inhibitors of the RANK/RANKL/OPG system
○ Review the current controversies and clinical studies regarding Vitamin D
○ Better advise patients on calcium supplementation
• MCI and Alzheimer's Disease
○ Define Mild Cognitive Impairment in both amnestic and non-amnestic disease states
○ Understand the potential implications of early diagnosis of dementia for patient care outcomes
○ Describe the clinical manifestations of Alzheimer's disease
○ Evaluate patients for symptoms of cognitive and functional loss
○ Apply appropriate drug and non-drug interventions for patients with dementia
○ Counsel families and caregivers at all stages of disease
• To Sleep: Perchance to Dream
○ Describe the age-related changes in sleep
○ Evaluate the psychiatric, medical, and neurological causes of sleep problems
○ Implement office-based and objective methods for evaluating sleep disordered breathing
○ Intervene with appropriate treatments for complaints of insomnia including CBTI as first line guideline directed care.
• Management of Constipation
○ Understand the common barriers that hinder the optimal management of chronic constipation in health care settings
○ Define primary as well as secondary causes of hypertension in the older adult
○ Provide a rational strategy to manage constipation based on current best evidence of the drug classes currently available
• Where Pain Management Meets Addiction Medicine
○ Understand the pathogenesis of pain
○ Apply recent guidelines in pain management including calculations for Morphine Milligram Equivalent Units
○ Choose appropriate drug therapy and multimodal interventions for the relief of pain
○ Consider the metabolic breakdown of different narcotics and their contribution to serotonin syndrome
○ Employ newer tools to determine the potential for opioid dependence
•Pulmonary Disease in the Elderly
○ Evaluate current trends in pulmonary disease in the elderly
○ Review current immunization guidelines and supportive therapy
○ Include new therapies like LAMA/LABA combination inhalers and roflumilast in the management of COPD
○ Implement the appropriate use of nebulizers, MDIs and oxygen
○ Apply guideline directed care to patients with COPD
• Nutritional Supplements: When East meets West
○ Understand that adequate nutrition is a prerequisite for the maintenance of good health and optimum efficiency
○ Find the on-line resources that provide the best evidence in support of dietary and nutritional supplements
○ Identify targeted supplements for heart disease, vision, depression/mood, and urologic disorders
○ Council patients on the risks of certain therapies in the presence of other disease
○ Improve your working knowledge of the Mediterranean diet

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

Registration Desk

Contact No. : 1-800-422-0711,
1-727-526-1571
Email:
contactus@continuingeducation.net

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Venue Address

MS Nieuw Statendam
10-Night Mediterranean Cruise Conference, Round-trip Civitavecchia
Rome, Lazio, Italy

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