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36th Annual UCLA Intensive Course in Geriatric Medicine and Board Review

36th Annual UCLA Intensive Course in Geriatric Medicine and Board Review

$995.00

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Key Topics in Geriatric Medicine CME

The 36th Annual UCLA Intensive Course in Geriatric Medicine & Board Review is aimed at enhancing your knowledge of essential topics in primary and specialty care of your aging patients. Led by Zaldy Tan, MD, MPH, this continuing medical education course outlines the latest developments and prepares you for the certification or re-certification exams in geriatric medicine offered by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and the American Board of Family Practice (ABFP). 

 

This online CME course will help you to better:

  • Apply principles of geriatric assessment, geriatric pharmacology, rehabilitation, and long-term care to the patient care setting
  • Recognize major geriatric syndromes such as incontinence, pain management, and osteoporosis, and describe appropriate approaches
  • Create personalized medication regimens for medically complex older adults

Topics / Speakers

General Principles of Aging

Physiology of Aging
Zaldy Tan, MD, MPH

 

Live Long and Prosper! Mechanisms to Delay Aging
Steven Castle, MD

 

Pharmacokinetic Considerations in the Elderly
Patrick Chan, PharmD, PhD

 

Geriatrics Literature Update: 2019
Arun S. Karlamangla, MD, PhD

 

David H. Solomon Memorial Award Lecture Implementation and Scaling of New Models of Geriatrics Care
Albert L. Siu, MD, MSPH

 

Preventive Health Care in the Geriatric Patient: What Are We Trying to Prevent?
Erin Atkinson Cook, MD

 

Infections in Older Persons
Tara Vijayan, MD

Falls and Musculoskeletal

Falls: Assessment and Management
David A. Ganz, MD, PhD

 

Geriatric Rehabilitation
Dixie Aragaki, MD

 

Rheumatology Therapeutic Advances: Vasculitis, Gout, and Rheumatoid Arthritis
Arash A. Horizon, MD

 

Nutrition Through the Ages
Zhaoping Li, MD, PhD

Aging Organ Systems

Common GI Issues in Older Persons
Kevin Ghassemi, MD

 

Prostate Disease
Chad Baxter, MD

 

Urinary Incontinence
Ja-Hong Kim, MD

 

Pulmonary Diseases in Older Persons
Eric Kleerup, MD

 

Chronic Kidney Disease
James Wilson, MD, MS, FACP

Cardiovascular Conditions

Hypertension in Older Adults
Anjay Rastogi, MD, PhD

 

Atrial Fibrillation
Karol E. Watson, MD, PhD

 

Update in the Management of Heart Failure
Freny Vaghaiwalla Mody, MD

 

Perioperative Assessment in the Older Adult
Sondra Vazirani, MD, MPH

 

Geriatric Cardiology: Approach to Cardiovascular Disease Management in Relation to Aging
Deena Goldwater, MD, PhD

 

Quality Improvement: Controversies in Long-Term Care
Dan Osterweil, MD, FACP

Endocrine and Hematologic Disorders

Hematologic Disease in the Elderly
Gary Schiller, MD, FACP

 

Osteoporosis: An Overview
Carolyn J. Crandall, MD, MS

 

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Pejman Cohan, MD

 

Endocrine Disorders in Older Persons
Jane E. Weinreb, MD

 

Vision Loss in the Elderly
Mitra Nejad, MD

Pain Management, Palliative Care, and Dermatology

Geriatric Pain Management
Irene I. Wu, MD

 

Palliative Care in the Older Patient
Rebecca Yamarik, MD

 

Assessing and Managing Pressure Ulcers
Barbara M. Bates-Jensen, PhD, RN, FAAN

 

Geriatric Dermatology
Jennifer C. Haley, MD

 

Gaining Clarity About Confusion: Sorting Out Impaired Cognition with Selected Cases
David B. Reuben, MD

 

Topics in Geriatric Endocrinology
Albert Shieh, MD

Geriatric Neurology/Psychiatry I

The Spectrum of Cognitive Dysfunction
David B. Reuben, MD

 

Pharmacological Treatment Across Dementia Syndromes
Sarah Kremen, MD

 

Psychiatric and Behavioral Symptoms in Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias
Aaron H. Kaufman, MD

 

Sleep Problems in Older People
Cathy A. Alessi, MD

 

Arthur C. Cherkin Memorial Award Lecture
Miia Kivipelto, MD, PhD

Geriatric Neurology/Psychiatry II

Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease in the Geriatric Population
Yvette M. Bordelon, MD, PhD


Anxiety Disorders in the Elderly
Benjamin M. Shapiro, MD


Advances in Treatment and Management of Late-Life Depression
Jürgen Unützer, MD, MPH, MA


Substance Abuse in the Older Patient
Pauline Wu, DO

Faculty

Course Chair

Zaldy Tan, MD, MPH

Course Chair

UCLA Intensive Course in Geriatric Medicine and

Pharmacy & Board Review

Medical Director, UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program

Associate Chief for Education, UCLA Division of Geriatric Medicine

Assistant Dean for Curricular Affairs

Professor of Medicine

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Course Co-Chairs

Cathy A. Alessi, MD

Director, Geriatric Research

Education and Clinical Center (GRECC)

Chief, Division of Geriatrics

VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System

Professor of Medicine/Geriatric Medicine

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Demetra Antimisiaris, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP

Director, Frazier Polypharmacy & Medication Management Program

Associate Professor, University of Louisville School of Medicine

Susan L. Charette, MD

Clinical Professor of Medicine/Geriatric Medicine

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Aaron H. Kaufman, MD

Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor

Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Sarah Kremen, MD

Dementia and Memory Disorders Clinic at UCLA

Department of Neurology/Alzheimer’s Program

Neurobehavior Program, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Director, Kagan Alzheimer’s Disease Treatment Development Program

Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer’s Disease Research at UCLA

Director, UCLA California Alzheimer’s Disease Center

Cathy C. Lee, MD, MS

Associate Clinical Professor

Internal Medicine/Geriatric Medicine

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Staff Physician

Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center (GRECC)

VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System

Dan Osterweil, MD, FACP

Vice President/Medical Director

SCAN Health Plan

Associate Director

UCLA Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology

Clinical Professor of Medicine/Geriatric Medicine

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Guest Faculty

Patrick Chan, PharmD, PhD
Arash A. Horizon, MD

Miia Kivipelto, MD, PhD

Albert L. Siu, MD, MSPH

Jürgen Unützer, MD, MPH, MA

Rebecca Yamarik, MD

 

UCLA Faculty

Dixie Aragaki, MD

Erin Atkinson Cook, MD

Barbara M. Bates-Jensen, PhD, RN, FAAN

Chad Baxter, MD

Yvette M. Bordelon, MD, PhD

Steven Castle, MD

Pejman Cohan, MD

Carolyn J. Crandall, MD, MS

David A. Ganz, MD, PhD

Kevin Ghassemi, MD

Deena Goldwater, MD, PhD

Ja-Hong Kim, MD

Jennifer C. Haley, MD

Arun S. Karlamangla, MD, PhD

Eric Kleerup, MD

Zhaoping Li, MD, PhD

Freny Vaghaiwalla Mody, MD

Mitra Nejad, MD

Anjay Rastogi, MD, PhD

David B. Reuben, MD

Gary Schiller, MD, FACP

Benjamin M. Shapiro, MD

Albert Shieh, MD

Sondra Vazirani, MD, MPH

Tara Vijayan, MD

Karol E. Watson, MD, PhD

Jane E. Weinreb, MD

James Wilson, MD, MS, FACP

Irene I. Wu, MD

Pauline Wu, DO

Accreditation

The Office of Continuing Medical Education, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation

The Office of Continuing Medical Education, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA designates this enduring material for a maximum of 31.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Date of Original Release: December 31, 2019
Credit Expiration Date: December 30, 2022

 

CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and a post-test.

Disclosure Statement

The FDA has issued a concept paper which classifies commercial support of scientific and educational programs as promotional unless it can be affirmed that the program is "truly independent" and free of commercial influence. In addition to independence, the FDA requires that non-promotional, commercially supported education be objective, balanced, and scientifically rigorous. The policy further states that all potential conflicts of interest of the CME staff and faculty be fully disclosed to the program's participants. In addition, Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education policy mandates that the sponsor adequately manage all identified potential conflicts of interest prior to the program. We, at UCLA fully endorse the letter and spirit of these concepts.

 

Disclosure information for all individuals in control of the content of the activity is located on the disclosure statement in the PDF and printed syllabus.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • 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, hematology, gastroenterology, nephrology, endocrinology, 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
  • Recognize the major geriatric syndromes such as incontinence, pain management, and osteoporosis, and explain the appropriate geriatric medicine approaches to them.
  • Create individualized medication regimens for medically complex older adults to address appropriate health outcomes

Intended Audience

This educational activity was designed for health professionals who wish to enhance their ability to care for older adults, and for physicians who are preparing for the initial certification or re-certification examinations in Geriatric Medicine offered by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and the American Board of Family Practice (ABFP).

Quick Facts

Provider: David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Course Director:
Zaldy Tan, MD, MPH
Course Chair
UCLA Intensive Course in Geriatric Medicine and Pharmacy & Board Review
Medical Director, UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program
Associate Chief for Education, UCLA Division of Geriatric Medicine
Assistant Dean for Curricular Affairs
Professor of Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Credits: Earn a maximum of 31.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

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