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Intensive Update with Board Review in Geriatric and Palliative Medicine is organized by myCME.

Released: November 30, 2016
Expires: November 30, 2019

Intended Audience:
Clinicians and those who are taking the geriatric medicine and/or hospice and palliative medicine certification(s) or recertification in geriatric medicine. Additionally, this activity is for those physicians and other healthcare professionals who want to update their clinical knowledge in geriatric and palliative medicine.

Credits:
82.75 / AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Program Description:
This CME program is a comprehensive review of key topics in geriatrics and palliative medicine, and includes interactive and case-based lectures on topics like geriatric syndromes, the latest advancements in the field and the newest treatment methodologies. Intensive Update with Board Review in Geriatric and Palliative Medicine will help you to:
• Prepare for the ABIM geriatric and palliative medicine board exams
• Identify and effectively manage the major geriatric syndromes
• Assess and apply the latest medical interventions to improve patient quality of life
• Understand the potentials and drawbacks of new treatments for older patients

Objectives:
After taking part in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:
• Describe the latest evidence-based geriatric and palliative medicine
• Recognize the promises and pitfalls of new treatments for older adults
• Identify major geriatric syndromes and effectively manage these syndromes
• Identify psychosocial and ethical issues as they pertain to older adults and formulate a treatment approach
• Prepare for the ABIM geriatric and palliative medicine board exams
• Assess and guide medical interventions to improve a patient’s quality of life
• Assess and manage pain and non-pain issues
• Provide patient and families with the highest level of medical care that is consistent with their goals

Intended Audience

Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Geriatrics

Activity Payment Details

Activity Fee : USD $1195.00

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