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37th Annual UCLA Intensive Course in Geriatric Medicine and Board Review

37th Annual UCLA Intensive Course in Geriatric Medicine and Board Review

$995.00

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Overview

Learn Now: Advances in Geriatric Medicine CME

The 37th Annual UCLA Intensive Course in Geriatric Medicine & Board Review is one of the longest running and highest-regarded programs of its kind. Use these 58 lectures and panel discussions to reinforce your fundamental knowledge of geriatric medicine, discover new guidelines, and prep for board exams.

 

Well-suited for health professionals who wish to enhance their ability to care for older adults, as well as those who are preparing for certification or re-certification examinations, this online CME course covers essential topic areas in geriatric primary and specialty care, including:

  • General Principles of Aging
  • Falls and Musculoskeletal
  • Medical Issues in Older Patients
  • Common Geriatric Issues
  • Geriatric Neurology/Psychiatry

Topics / Speakers

General Principles of Aging

Physiology of Aging - Zaldy Tan, MD, MPH

Resilience: Maximizing Momentum as We Age - Steven Castle, MD

Pharmacokinetic Considerations in Older Adults - Demetra Antimisiaris, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP

Panel Discussion with Faculty - Moderator: Susan L. Charette, MD; Panel: Drs. Tan, Castle, and Antimisiaris

Explicit Criteria and Medication Appropriateness - Tatyana Gurvich, PharmD, BCGP

Preventative Health Care in the Geriatric Patient: What are We Trying to Prevent? - Erin Atkinson Cook, MD

Pulmonary Diseases in Older Persons - Erick Kleerup, MD

Panel Discussion with Faculty - Moderator: Susan L. Charette, MD; Panel: Drs. Gurvich, Cook, and Kleerup

David H. Solomon Memorial Award Lecture: Elder Mistreatment: Causes, Consequences, Prevention, and Detection - Laura Mosqueda, MD

Falls and Musculoskeletal

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

Geriatric Rehabilitation - Dixie Aragaki, MD

Rheumatology Therapeutic Advances 2021 - Arash A. Horizon, MD

Panel Discussion with Faculty - Moderator: Dan Osterweil, MD, FACP; Panel: Drs. Ganz, Aragaki, and Horizon

Nutrition as We Age - A Path to Longevity - Zhaoping Li, MD, PhD

Geriatric Literature Update: 2021 - Arun S. Karlamangla, MD, PhD

Panel Discussion with Faculty - Moderator: Dan Osterweil, MD, FACP; Panel: Drs. Li and Karlamangla

Medical Issues in the Older Patients, Part I

Common GI Issues in Older Persons - Kevin Ghassemi, MD

Prostate Disease in the Geriatric Population - Stephanie Pannell, MD, MPH

Management of Urinary Incontinence and Overactive Bladder Syndrome - Ja-Hong Kim, MD

Panel Discussion with Faculty - Moderator: Susan L. Charette, MD; Panel: Drs. Ghassemi, Pannell, and Kim

Endocrine Disorders in Older Persons - Jane E. Weinreb, MD

Chronic Kidney Disease - James Wilson, MD, MS, FACP

Panel Discussion with Faculty - Moderator: Susan L. Charette, MD; Panel: Drs. Weinreb and Wilson

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

Panel Discussion with Faculty - Moderator: Dan Osterweil, MD, FACP; Panel: Drs. Rastogi, Watson, and Mody

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

Geriatric Cardiology - How to Optimize Care and Improve Outcomes for Older Adults with Cardiovascular Disease - Deena Goldwater, MD, PhD

Panel Discussion with Faculty - Moderator: Dan Osterweil, MD, FACP; Panel: Drs. Vazirani and Goldwater

Medical Issues in the Older Patients, Part II

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus - Pejman Cohan, MD

Hematologic Disease in the Elderly - Gary Schiller, MD, FACP

Breast, Lung, and Colon Cancer: Tips for a Longer Life - Arash Naeim, MD

Infections in the Older Persons - Tara Vijayan, MD

Panel Discussion with Faculty - Moderator: Cathy C. Lee, MD, MS; Panel: Drs. Cohan, Schiller, Naeim, and Vijayan

Taking Care of Patients with Covid-19 - A Living Document - Tara Vijayan, MD

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

Vision Loss in the Elderly - Mitra Nejad, MD

Panel Discussion with Faculty - Moderator: Cathy C. Lee, MD, MS; Panel: Drs. Vijayan, Crandall, and Nejad

Common Geriatric Issues

Pain Assessment and Management in Older Adults - Angela Yeh, 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

Panel Discussion with Faculty - Moderator: Cathy A. Alessi, MD; Panel: Drs. Yeh, Yamarik, Bates-Jensen, and Haley

Clinical Pharmacy Pearls - Demetra Antimisiaris, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP

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

Panel Discussion with Faculty - Moderator: Cathy A. Alessi, MD; Panel: Drs. Antimisiaris and Reuben

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

Panel Discussion with Faculty - Moderator: Aaron H. Kaufman, MD; Panel: Drs. Reuben, Kremen, and Alessi

Arthur C. Cherkin Memorial Award Lecture: Roadmap to Personalized Medicine for Dementia - David Bennett, MD

Geriatric Neurology/Psychiatry II

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

Ischemic Stroke: Treatment and Prevention - Latisha Katie Sharma, MD, FAHA

Anxiety Disorders in the Elderly - Jason Jallil, MD

Panel Discussion with Faculty - Moderator: Aaron H. Kaufman, MD; Panel: Drs. Bordelon, Sharma, and Jalil

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

Faculty

Course Co-Directors

Dan Osterweil, MD, FACP

Vice President/Medical Director

SCAN Health Plan

Associate Director

UCLA Multi campus Program in Geriatric Medicine

Gerontology Clinical Professor of Medicine/Geriatric Medicine

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

 

Susan L. Charette, MD

Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Medicine/Geriatric 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

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

Director, Neurobehavior Program

Jona Goldrich Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders

Department of Neurology

Cedars-Sinai Medical 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

Guest Faculty

David Bennett, MD

Tatyana Gurvich, PharmD, BCGP

Arash A. Horizon, MD

Laura Mosqueda, MD

Zaldy Tan, MD, MPH

Jürgen Unützer, MD, MPH, MA

Rebecca Yamarik, MD

 

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Faculty

Dixie Aragaki, MD

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

Yvette M. Bordelon, MD, PhD

Steven Castle, MD

Pejman Cohan, MD

Erin Atkinson Cook, MD

Carolyn J. Crandall, MD, MS

David A. Ganz, MD, PhD

Kevin Ghassemi, MD

Deena Goldwater, MD, PhD

Jennifer C. Haley, MD

Jason Jalil, MD

Arun S. Karlamangla, MD, PhD

Ja-Hong Kim, MD

Eric Kleerup, MD

Zhaoping Li, MD, PhD

Freny Vaghaiwalla Mody, MD

Arash Naeim, MD

Mitra Nejad, MD

Stephanie Pannell, MD, MPH

Anjay Rastogi, MD, PhD

David B. Reuben, MD

Gary Schiller, MD, FACP

Latisha Katie Sharma, MD, FAHA

Ryan Uyan, MD

Sondra Vazirani, MD, MPH

Tara Vijayan, MD

Karol E. Watson, MD, PhD

Jane E. Weinreb, MD

James Wilson, MD, MS, FACP

Angela Yeh, MD

Accreditation / Pass Guarantee

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 30.00 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: November 15, 2021
Date Credits Expire: November 14, 2024
Estimated Time to Complete: 30 hours

 

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

Disclosure Statement

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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 completion of this program, participants should be better able to:

  • Apply principles of geriatric assessment, geriatric pharmacology, rehabilitation, and long term care to the patient care setting
  • Discuss key aspects of neurology, cardiology, psychiatry, urology, hematology gastroenterology, nephrology, endocrinology, pharmacology, and rheumatology as they apply to older patients
  • Identify psychosocial problems related to aging and formulate an approach to these problems
  • Recognize the major geriatric syndromes such as dementia, delirium, incontinence, pain management, 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).

Board Pass Guarantee

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Provider: David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Course Co-Directors:
Dan Osterweil, MD, FACP
Vice President/Medical Director
SCAN Health Plan
Associate Director, UCLA Multi campus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology
Clinical Professor of Medicine/Geriatric Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Susan L. Charette, MD
Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Medicine/Geriatric Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Credits: Earn a maximum of 30.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

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