$500 GIFT CARD W/ CODE: GC500

Intensive Update with Board Review Including COVID-19 in Geriatric and Palliative Medicine

Cost: $1195

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From the #1 Best Geriatrics Hospital* in the nation as voted by U.S. News and World Report. This in-depth CME program includes expert presentations on topics like geriatric syndromes, late-life depression, sleep disorders, surgical emergencies, capacity assessment, falls, hospice, and more. In addition to helping you stay current on the latest advancements and newest treatment methodologies, Intensive Update with Board Review Including COVID-19 in Geriatric and Palliative Medicine will help you to:

  • Understand the benefits and drawbacks of novel therapies for older adults
  • Assess and manage pain and non-pain issues
  • Prepare for the ABIM geriatric and palliative medicine board exams
  • Evaluate and guide medical interventions to improve patient quality of life
  • Discuss updates in COVID-19 diagnosis, management and treatment

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*Mount Sinai Hospital was named first in the nation for the care of older adults by U.S. News & World Report. The report’s 2020-2021 Best Hospitals Rankings also named Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Morningside, and Mount Sinai West among the top 10 percent of all hospitals surveyed.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the latest evidence-based geriatric and palliative medicine
  • Recognize the promises and pitfalls of new treatments for older adults
  • Identify major geriatric syndromes and effectively manage these syndromes
  • Identify psychosocial and ethical issues as they pertain to older adults and formulate a treatment approach
  • Prepare for the ABIM geriatric and palliative medicine board exams
  • Assess and guide medical interventions to improve a patient’s quality of life
  • Assess and manage pain and non-pain issues
  • Provide patient and families with the highest level of medical care that is consistent with their goals
  • Recognize coronavirus treatment and management for older adults

Intended Audience

This activity is designed for clinicians and those who are taking the geriatric medicine and/or hospice and palliative medicine certification(s) or recertification in geriatric medicine. Additionally, this activity is for those physicians and other healthcare professionals who want to update their clinical knowledge in geriatric and palliative medicine.

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