31st Annual UCLA Intensive Course in Geriatric Medicine + Pharmacy and Board Review

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31st Annual UCLA Intensive Course in Geriatric Medicine Pharmacy and Board Review

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Board Review

The 31st Annual UCLA Intensive Course in Geriatric Medicine + Pharmacy and Board Review program emphasizes a functional assessment approach to comprehensive care of older adults and is directed toward health care professionals who care for older persons, and toward faculty in teaching programs in geriatrics and gerontology.

 

TOPICS/SPEAKERS

General Principles of Aging

  • Geriatric Rehabilitation – Kenneth Brummel-Smith, MD
  • Rehabilitation Cases – Kenneth Brummel-Smith, MD
  • Live Long and Prosper! – Steven Charles Castle, MD
  • Mechanisms to Delay Aging – Steven Charles Castle, MD
  • Physiology of Aging – Ihab Hajjar, MD
  • Office-Based Geriatric Assessment: A Practical Approach – Alison A. Moore, MD, MPH
  • Palliative Care in the Older Patient – Deborah Moran, MD
  • Falls: Assessment and Management – Laurence Z. Rubenstein, MD, MPH, FACP
  • Vision Loss in the Elderly – David Sarraf, MD
  • Geriatric Pain Management – Wendy M. Stein, MA, NHA, MD, CMD
  • Pharmacokinetic Considerations in the Elderly – Bradley R. Williams, PharmD, FASCP, CGP

Common Diseases

  • Osteoporosis: An Overview – Carolyn J. Crandall, MD, MS, FACP
  • Case Studies in Geriatric Pharmacotherapy – Timothy W. Cutler, PharmD, CGP
  • Hypertension in Older Adults – Betty J. Dong, PharmD, FASHP, FCCP
  • Rheumatology Therapeutic Advances 2014: Vasculitis, Gout, Rheumatoid Arthritis – Arash A. Horizon, MD
  • Evaluation and Management of Diastolic Heart Failure – Freny Vaghaiwalla Mody, MD
  • Update in the Management of Heart Failure – Freny Vaghaiwalla Mody, MD
  • Infections in Older Persons – Dean C. Norman, MD
  • Hematologic Disease in the Elderly – Michael H. Rosove, MD
  • Treatment of Obstructive Pulmonary Disease – Howard L. Saft, MD, MS
  • Atrial Fibrillation – Karol E. Watson, MD, PhD, FACC
  • Endocrine Disorders in Older Persons – Jane E. Weinreb, MD

Geriatric Syndromes

  • Assessing and Managing Pressure Ulcers – Barbara M. Bates-Jensen, PhD, RN, MN
  • Urinary Incontinence – Michelle S. Eslami, MD
  • Geriatric Pain Management – Solomon S. Liao, MD, FAAHPM; Bradley R. Williams, PharmD, FASCP, CGP
  • Quality Improvement: Controversies in Long-Term Care – Dan Osterweil, MD, FACP, CMD
  • Musculoskeletal Pain and Common Orthopaedic Problems in the Elderly – Ari Weinreb, MD

Special Topics

  • Prostate Disease – Chad Baxter, MD
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus – Pejman Cohan, MD
  • Clinical Pearls: 2014 – Timothy W. Cutler, PharmD, CGP; Bradley R. Williams, PharmD, FASCP, CGP
  • Integrating Fall Prevention into Your Practice – David A. Ganz, MD, PhD
  • Geriatric Dermatology – Jennifer C. Haley, MD
  • Geriatric Frailty: Update and Current Controversies – Catherine A. Sarkisian, MD, MSPH

Geriatric Neurology | Psychiatry

  • Sleep Problems in Older People – Cathy A. Alessi, MD
  • Cognitive Function in Medical Practice: The Issue of Spectrum Versus Diagnosis – Joshua Chodosh, MD, MSHS
  • Treatment of Late-Life Depression: A Case-Based Approach – Randall T. Espinoza, MD, MPH
  • Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease in the Geriatric Population – Emad S. Farag, MD
  • Psychiatric and Behavioral Symptoms in Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias – Aaron H. Kaufman, MD
  • Ischemic Stroke: Treatment and Prevention – Doojin Kim, MD
  • Anxiety Disorders in the Elderly – J. Randy Mervis, MD
  • Arthur Cherkin Memorial Award Lecture: Advances in Frontotemporal Dementia – Bruce L. Miller, MD
  • Pharmacological Treatment across Dementia Syndromes – John M. Ringman, MD, MS
  • A Case-Based Approach to Managing Difficult Behavior in Older Adults – Benjamin M. Shapiro, MD
  • Spectrum of Depressive Illnesses – Jürgen Unützer, MD, MPH, MA

Learning Objectives

After viewing this program, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the basic principles of geriatric medicine
  • Apply principles of geriatric assessment, geriatric pharmacology, rehabilitation, and long-term care to the patient care setting
  • Understand key aspects of neurology, cardiology, psychiatry, urology, pharmacology, and rheumatology as they apply to older patients
  • Identify psychosocial problems and ethical issues in decision-making, and formulate an approach to these problems
  • Comprehend the major geriatric syndromes such as incontinence, pain management, osteoporosis, and explain the appropriate geriatric medicine approaches to them
  • Comprehend the major geriatric syndromes such as incontinence, pain management, osteoporosis, and explain the appropriate geriatric medicine approaches to them
  • Be more effective teachers of geriatrics and geriatric pharmacology to other health professionals, as appropriate
  • Describe the changes in physiology and drug disposition that occurs as part of the aging process
  • Enumerate the basic principles of geriatric pharmacy
  • Apply principles of geriatric assessment, geriatric pharmacology, rehabilitation, and long-term care to the patient-care setting
  • Identify psychosocial problems and ethical issues in decision-making, and formulate an approach to these problems
  • Apply key aspects of neurology, cardiology, psychiatry, urology, pharmacology and rheumatology to the care of older patients
  • Apply pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic principles specific to the care of older adults
  • Analyze the drug therapy to determine the clinical and economic appropriateness when given a geriatric patient case

Intended Audience

This program will be especially useful to internists and family physicians who are preparing for either the Examination for the Certificate of Added Qualifications in Geriatric Medicine or the Re-certification Examination.

 

Date of Original Release: February 1, 2015

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you will receive download link of the course, the link will NOT expire and can be used anytime

 

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