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Mar 27 - 29, 2020 | CME 12.00 | Puerto Morelos, Quintana Roo
Geriatrics and Pain Management for Primary Care is organized by MCE Conferences and will be held from Mar 27 - 29, 2020 at Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun, Puerto Morelos, Quintana Roo, Mexico. Target Audience: All Physicians and other Healthcare Professionals seeking clinical information about issues in Geriatrics and Pain Management. Accreditation: AMA/AAFP Equivalency – American Academy of Family Physicians: This live activity is being reviewed and will be acceptable for up to 12 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to the AMA PRA category 1 credit toward the AMA Physicians Recognition Award. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Overview: This conference is designed to provide primary care practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Geriatrics and Pain Management, while suggesting pragmatic approaches to clinical management. The discussion-based format of the conference will encourage audience participation through dynamic lectures, case-based studies, and hands-on workshops. Keynote speakers will present and critically assess recent advancements and industry updates in Geriatrics and Pain Management with the goal of enhancing the knowledge-base and core competence of attendees. The successful completion of this interactive program diagnosing, treating, and prescribing the most effective courses of treatment, with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes. Topics and Objectives: What is Geropalliative Medicine and Why Should we Integrate it into all Specialties? Objectives: 1) Attendees should be able to define the term geropalliative medicine. 2) Define the changing paradigm in measuring patient outcomes 3) Name the 6 domains to evaluate geropalliative outcomes Geriatric Frailty Syndrome Objectives: 1) Attendees should be able to define frailty 2) Discuss how frailty changes the course of patient outcomes 3) Name 3 physiologic signs you could use to help decide that a patient may be frail. Why Didn't Someone Warn Us? Objectives: 1) Name 3 geriatric syndromes we should all be evaluating in daily clinical practice.2) Discuss how to refine your prognostic abilities using clinical signs. 3) Define why you can warn patients and families of unintended outcomes and why the patient is at higher risk. Delirium 1 Objectives: 1) Name 3 types of delirium 2) Discuss what hospital induced delirium tells you about the patient's future risk 3) Define ACB score and why it is important Evidence Based Medical Prognostication Objectives: 1) Define the 3 types of prognostic information we share with patients 2) Discuss the importance of defining individual risk in decision making and program development 3) Define how community based palliative and at-home program can use prognosis to define it's patient population. Delirium 2 Objectives: 1) Name 3 harms of putting an elderly person to bed 2) Name non-medication tools to prevent delirium 3) Name 3 things you can do by eliminating or adding medications to prevent delirium. Non-Opioid Pharmacologic Management of Chronic Pain Objectives: 1) Understand the neurobiology of chronic pain and how this relates to pharmacologic targets 2) Develop a data-driven and practical understanding of dosing, benefits, and side effects of common non-opioid pharmacologic agents 3) Become versed in pharmacologic algorithms for treating common pain syndromes such as acute back pain, fibromyalgia, and neuropathic pain Opioids for Chronic and Cancer Pain: Rationale Prescribing Objectives: 1) Become comfortable with practical aspects of chronic opioid therapy including opioid selection, rotation, and side effect management 2) Appreciate the nuances for titration for different pain syndromes 3) Learn clinical pearls and strategies for managing chronic opioid therapy as safely as possible Discuss the use of opioids for cancer pain and how the approach differs from chronic non-cancer pain Interventional Procedures for Spine Pain Objectives: 1) Understand the rationale and technical considerations of common minimally-invasive interventions for spine-related pain, such as epidural steroid injections, radiofrequency lesioning, facet injections, sacroiliac injections, and spinal cord stimulation 2) Appreciate the data behind the techniques by way of a data-driven literature review 3) Develop a systematic approach to identifying when patients may or may not benefit from interventional spine procedures Managing Pain in Geriatrics Patients Objectives: 1) Appreciate the nuances to assessment of pain in the elderly 2) Understand the pharmacologic challenges in managing elderly patients 3) Be able to better find the balance between pain control and iatrogenesis in the elderly population Managing Pain and Symptoms at the End of Life Objectives: 1) Understand the optimal measures to control pain at the end of life through case-based teaching 2) Better manage common end-of-life clinical scenarios such as dyspnea, delirium, and terminal secretions 3) Become more empowered in how to emotionally guide family members through the dying process Challenging Pain Scenarios: An Interactive Case-Based Discussion This interactive session will real-life challenging cases from the audience to: 1) Develop a frame to systematically break down and analyze complex pain scenarios 2) Utilize the audience's collective mind to develop practical strategies to address the various clinical complexities of the cases 3) Become more comfortable and empowered to handle such cases upon return to the participant's clinical practice.