13th Geriatric Update for Primary
Geriatric Medicine Course Description:
This intensive one-day course provides clinical pearls and evidence based practice guidelines for management of complex older patients.
The course is designed to address the unmet educational needs of primary-care physicians and advance practice providers 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
• Use best practice clinical approaches in their care.