In aging societies, the last phase of people's lives fundamentally changes and challenges traditional geriatric medicine and palliative care. Both disciplines must work closely together, and geriatric palliative care (GPC) should be seen as an interdisciplinary field of care and research based on the synergy and ethics of care between the two.

Note : You can complete the courses within one year of your purchase or before the expiration of your license, allowing you to learn at your convenience and pace.

Educational Objectives :

After completing the courses in this bundle the participant should be able to:

  • Discuss geriatric concepts of multimorbidity, polypharmacy, and frailty and how they relate to older patients living with HIV
  • Describe an approach to caring for Older PWH with cardiac, renal, or metabolic bone disease
  • Describe the evaluation of elevated liver biochemical tests in older patients
  • Explain the approach to the evaluation of persons at risk for NAFLD
  • Describe the pathology and progression of NAFLD
  • Identify the Risk Factors of depression in the older population
  • Identify the signs, symptoms, and categories of depression in older patients
  • Identify the preventive measures and treatment options available for depression in the older population
  • Describe the Geriatric Assessment Scale as a meaningful screening tool
  • Identify help and support resources available for depression
  • Recognize common symptoms requiring management for palliative care patients near the end of life
  • Identify and employ appropriate assessment measures for common end-of-life symptoms
  • Cite and manage common end-of-life symptoms with appropriate pharmacological and non-pharmacological strategies
  • Discuss the value of becoming competent in delivering difficult news to patients and families
  • Identify the consequences of delivering difficult news poorly
  • Cite different models for delivering difficult news to patients and families
  • Employ the SPIKES model in clinical practice


Management of Common Symptoms in Palliative Care

Duration: 60 mins

1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
1 Contact Hours




Emergency MedicinePediatricsGeriatricsPediatric Emergency MedicinePrimary CareNursingFamily PracticeInternal MedicinePhysician AssistantsGeneral PracticeGeneral and Internal MedicineFamily and Patient Centered Care



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