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Topics in Critical Care Medicine and Geriatrics 2021

CME : 14 +4
Conference Summary

Topics in Critical Care Medicine and Geriatrics is organized by Continuing Education, Inc. This onsite medical conference will be held from Mar 28 - Apr 07, 2021, at Celebrity Silhouette, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Who should attend?
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists

How many CME/CE credits can be earned by attending Topics in Critical Care Medicine and Geriatrics 2021?

• 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
• 14 ACPE Credits
• 14 (part II) MOC points in medical knowledge in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program
• 14.0 Contact Hours
• 6 Hours of Pharmacology for NPs

Program Purpose:
• Osteoporosis
○ Assess screening recommendations and apply them to everyday practice
○ Employtherapies that cover bisphosphonates, PTH, and inhibitors of the RANK/RANKL/OPG system
○ Analyze the current controversies and clinical studies regarding Vitamin D
○ Better advise patients on calcium supplementation
• MCI and Alzheimer's Disease
○ Elucidate Mild Cognitive Impairment in both amnestic and non-amnestic disease states
○ Know the potential complexities of early diagnosis of dementia for patient care outcomes
○ Define the clinical manifestations of Alzheimer's disease
○ Analyze patients for symptoms of cognitive and functional loss
○ Incorporate appropriate drug and non-drug interventions for patients with dementia
○ Counsel families and caregivers at all stages of the 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 the 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
○ Estimate current trends in pulmonary disease in the elderly
○ Review current immunization guidelines and supportive therapy
○ Incorporate new therapies like LAMA/LABA combination inhalers and roflumilast in the management of COPD
○ Complete the appropriate use of nebulizers, MDIs, and oxygen
○ Apply guideline-directed care to patients with COPD
• Nutritional Supplements: When East meets West
○ Emphasize that adequate nutrition is a prerequisite for the maintenance of good health and optimum efficiency
○ Discover the on-line resources that provide the best evidence in support of dietary and nutritional supplements
○ Know the targeted supplements for heart disease, vision, depression/mood, and urologic disorders
○ Council patients on the risks of certain therapies in the presence of another disease
○ Expand your working knowledge of the Mediterranean diet
• Critical Review of the 2016 Surviving Sepsis Campaign
○ The Surviving Sepsis Campaign was newly updated. Realize the important points that impact patient care.
• Fungal Infections in the ICU
○ Currently, different organizations vary in their recommendations on when to use the available anti-fungal therapies.
• ARDS Clinical Update
○ Upon completion of this lecture, clinicians should be able to recognize and implement cost-effective infection control measures in their practice.
• Management of Embolic Stroke
○ Currently, different organizations vary in their recommendations on the treatment of CVAs and related complications.
○ Critically review the management of acute embolic strokes.
• Infection control practices in the ICU: What is the evidence?
○ Upon completion of this medical conference, clinicians should be able to understand and implement cost-effective infection control measures in their practice.
• Critical Care Controversies: Transfusion in the ICUs
○ Distinguish the appropriate transfusion trigger in the critically ill and the risks associated with transfusion.
○ Also discussion transfusion practices for massive transfusions.
• Ethical cases in the Critically III
○ Understand how to best integrate non-standard advanced directives into the care of critically ill patients.

Chronic Pain Management
Chronic Pain ManagementPain Management
Pain ManagementAddiction


Addiction Disorders
Addiction DisordersDementia
DementiaPharmacology education
Pharmacology educationEnd of life care
End of life careAddiction Care
Addiction CareInfection Control
Infection ControlAddiction Medicine
Addiction MedicineGeriatrics
Credit Info

  • CME : 14
  • MOC : 14
  • Contact Hours : 14
  • Hours : 6
  • Credits : 14


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Celebrity Silhouette
10-Night Argentina, Uruguay & Brazil
Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina


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