Geriatric Medicine Course Description:
Fast-paced course with case studies and lectures on management of complex older patients.
Designed to address unmet educational needs of primary-care physicians and advance practice providers who have a diverse case mix that includes older adults.
Each session will include time for questions and answers. Audience response system allows immediate feedback regarding CME test questions.
Full syllabus of educational materials will be provided as a resource for today’s primary care practice office.
Course GOAL: Improve clinical competencies regarding management of older patients among primary care providers.
Course OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of the seminar, participants should be able to improve patient outcomes by being able to:
• Proactively recognize age-specific management techniques in complex older patients
• Use best practice clinical approaches in the care of older adults
TOPICS and FACULTY:
- Pressure Ulcers (and) Diabetic Foot.
Aimee Garcia, MD, Associate Professor, Dept of Medicine, Huffington Center on Aging, Baylor College of Medicine and the Michael E. DeBakey, Veterans Affairs Medical Center
- Diabetes in the Older Patient
Bich-Thy Ngo, MD,
Assistant Professor, Donald W. Reynolds Dept of Geriatric Medicine
- Fall Prevention and Gait Assessment Workshop.
Laurence Rubenstein, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor and Chairman, Donald W. Reynolds Dept of Geriatric Medicine
- Dementia Assessment and Management
Jeff Seaman, MD, Integrated Psychiatry, Oklahoma City, OK.
- Hypertension in the Older Patient (and)
Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) for Prevention of Delirium.
Mark Supiano, MD, Professor and Director, The Center on Aging, Chief of the Division of Geriatrics, University of Utah
- Optimizing Pharmacotherapy for the
Patient with Dementia.
Mark Stratton, PharmD,
Professor and Langsam Endowed Chair in Geriatric Pharmacy, Director Institute for Geriatric Pharmacy OU College of Pharmacy, Dept of Pharmacy
- Management of Osteoporosis.
Panayiotis Tsitouras, MD,
Associate Professor, Donald W. Reynolds Dept of Geriatric Medicine