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CME : 12.00 | Contact Hours : 12.00

Geriatric Medicine for Primary Care: Geri/Palliative/Pod (Jul 05 - 07, 2019)

Jul 05 - 07, 2019   |   Fish Camp, California  United States of America
Specialties : Geriatrics   |   Hospice and Palliative Medicine   |   Primary Care   |   Podiatry
Conference Brochure

Geriatric Medicine for Primary Care: Geri/Palliative/Pod is organized by Medical Education Resources (MER) and will be held from Jul 05 - 07, 2019 at Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite, Fish Camp, California, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12 Credit Hours.

Target Audience
This program is targeted to office-based primary care providers and other health professionals with updates in primary care medicine

Accreditation:

Physician Accreditation
Medical Education Resources is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation
Medical Education Resources designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Recognition
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 12 (part II) 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 credit.

American Academy of Family Physicians
This Live activity, Geriatric Medicine for Primary Care, with a beginning date of July 5, 2019 has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 12 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Osteopathic Association
These programs are approved for 12 hours in Category 2-A by the American Osteopathic Association.

American College of Emergency Physicians
This program is approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for a maximum of 12 hours of ACEP Category I credit.

Canadian Physicians
The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) has a reciprocal credit agreement with the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) for activities which offer Prescribed credit. CFPC members who complete these conferences may claim the equivalent number of MainproM1 credits.

American Academy of Physician Assistants
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for Category I credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 12 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

Nursing Accreditation
Medical Education Resources is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This CE activity provides 12 contact hours of continuing nursing education.

This activity is designated for 4.0 ANCC pharmacotherapeutic contact hours.

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) Certification Board recognizes and accepts continuing education (CE) contact hours from activities approved by AMA, ACCME, ANCC, AANP, AAFP and AACN.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 12299, for 12 contact hours.

Pharmacy Accreditation
Medical Education Resources (MER) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. MER designates this continuing education activity for 12 contact hours (1.2 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. 

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this program, participants should be better able to:
• Review the risks and benefits of the treatment options for arthritis (non-selective NSAIDs, cox-2 inhibitors, DMARDs, narcotics, and tramadol)
• Evaluate and treat osteoporosis
• Evaluate and manage common musculoskeletal problems and pain in the older adult
• Discuss common problems and treatment options for ankle and foot injuries including sprains, plantar fasciitis, and stress fractures
• Describe the primary care approach to palliative medicine including symptom management and prognostication
• List details about the Medicare hospice benefit 

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

Attending

Robert Fernandez
Robert Fernandez

Family Medicine

Registration Desk

Contact No. : 303-798-9682
1-800-421-3756
Email:
info@mer.org

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Venue Address

Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite
1122 CA-41
Fish Camp, California, United States of America

Official Hotel

Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite,

1122 CA-41,

Fish Camp, California, United States of America 93623,

+1 888-514-2167

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