12th Geriatric Update for Primary
Care Providers Conference
Monday, May 7, 2012
Meridian Convention Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Geriatric Medicine Course Description:
This intensive one-day course provides clinical pearls and evidencebased
practice guidelines for management of complex older
The course is designed to address the unmet educational needs of
primary-care physicians who have a diverse case mix that includes
older adults. Local and invited physician faculty have national
recognition for their expertise in chronic disease management.
This is a fast-paced course with presentations lasting 50-60
minutes each. Use of an audience response system allows
immediate feedback regarding CME test questions. Each session
will include time for questions and answers. The course combines
best-practice strategies and education through case studies and
lectures. A full syllabus of educational materials will be provided as
a resource for today’s primary care practice office.
Course GOAL: To improve clinical competencies in primary care
providers to improve the management of older patients.
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 and
• Use best practice clinical approaches in their care.
- May 9, 2011: " Clinical Pearls and Practice Guidelines for Managing the Older Patient"
- Oct 30, 2009: "Management of Chronic Disease in the Older Patient"
- Nov 2, 2007: "Best Practices in Care for Cognitively Impaired Adults"