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CME : 13.75

Arizona Geriatrics Society 2019 - Annual Fall Symposium - Geriatrics for Primary Care

Nov 08 - 09, 2019   |   Phoenix, Arizona  United States Of America
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Arizona Geriatrics Society 2019 - Annual Fall Symposium - Geriatrics for Primary Care is organized by Arizona Geriatrics Society (AzGS) and will be held from Nov 08 - 09, 2019 at Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort, Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America.

Overview:
Review the latest screening recommendations, diagnostic workup and treatment guidelines for anticoagulation, osteoporosis and hip fractures, diabetes mellitus, COPD, and blood pressure for older adults. Discuss the implications of chronic kidney disease in older adults, aging and the oral cavity, lung cancer in older adults, dementias other than Alzheimer’s, and the use of psychotropic medications in the behavioral management of dementia. Outline the components of goals of care conversation, a dizziness evaluation, the new 2019 Updated Beers List, and the most recent important geriatric literature of the last year. Identify the new guidelines for long term care facilities, new technologies for aging in place, evidence-based Interventions for foley catheter blockage, and the social determinants of health for older adults.

CME Credits:
This Live activity, Arizona Geriatric Society 2019 - Annual - Fall Symposium - Geriatrics For Primary Care, with a beginning date of 11/08/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 13.75 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.

About the Event:
The Fall Symposium is a continuation of our Spring Conference Theme - Geriatrics for Primary Care. We have an exciting line-up of topics including anticoagulation in the older adult, new diabetes and hypertension guidelines, what's new in osteoporosis, and a review of dementias. Pharmacology updates will include the updated Beers List and pharmacologic treatment of the behaviors of dementia. Also social determinants of health will be addressed, as well as financial exploitationof the older adult. And practical knowledge in the workup of dizziness, oral cavity care, and preventing long term urinary catheter blockage will be presented. Long term care quality issues is also on the roster, as are new innovations for care of the older adult. Our speakers are experts in their field in the state of Arizona. Come enjoy the beautiful Tapatio resort as you get updated in cutting edge geriatric care!

Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.

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Cristine E. Oropez
Cristine E. Oropez

Pulmonary Medicine

Attending

Benjamin Hegenbarth
Benjamin Hegenbarth

Family Medicine

Ruth Forde
Ruth Forde

Family Medicine

Tracking

Mary Roces
Mary Roces

Adult Medicine

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Contact No. : 602-529-3529
Email:
info@azgs.org
Abstraction date:
October 15, 2019

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Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort
11111 North 7th Street
Phoenix, Arizona, United States Of America

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Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort,

11111 N 7th St,

Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America 85020,

+1 602-866-7500

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