Primary Care: Internal Medicine & Geriatrics

Primary Care: Internal Medicine & Geriatrics
Mon Nov 06, 2023 - Thu Nov 09, 2023
7:30am-12:50pm EST
Renaissance Asheville Downtown Hotel, Asheville, North Carolina
Live Webinar
Open For Registration Upcoming
Details Price Qty
On-Site Attendance - Primary Care: Internal Medicine & Geriatrics - Physician $989.00 (USD)  
On-Site Attendance - Primary Care: Internal Medicine & Geriatrics - PA, NP, Resident, Other $889.00 (USD)  
Live Webinar - Primary Care: Internal Medicine & Geriatrics $699.00 (USD)  

Live Webinar Access Information

Webinars are held via zoom and the Wednesday prior to the conference start date, an email will be sent with the zoom link.

Presented By


  • Gary H. Oberlender, M.D., F.A.C.P (Learn More)
    Consultant in Geriatric Medicine, Senior Evaluations, LLC, Charlotte, NC
  • Mary Chester Wasko, MD, MSc (Learn More)
    Dr. Mary Chester M. Wasko is a rheumatologist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Allegheny General Hospital and West Penn Hospital. She received her medical degree from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years

Course Outline

Day 1
7:30am-8:30am Delirium in the Elderly – Current Concepts (Oberlender)
8:30am-8:35am Break
8:35am-9:35am Evaluation and Treatment of Dementia in Seniors (Oberlender)
9:35am-9:40am Break
9:40am-10:40am Advanced Nutritional Assessment and Therapy (Oberlender)
10:40am-10:45am Break
10:45am-11:45am Rheumatic Disease Emergencies Pt 1 (Wasko)
11:45am-11:50am Break
11:50am-12:50pm Rheumatic Disease Emergencies Pt 2 (Wasko)
Day 2
7:30am-8:30am Clinical approach to rheumatology (Wasko)
8:30am-8:35am Break
8:35am-9:35am Diagnostic testing in rheumatic diseases (Wasko)
9:35am-9:40am Break
9:40am-10:40am Vitamin B-12 and Vitamin D in Seniors (Oberlender)
10:40am-10:45am Break
10:45am-11:45am Sensible Approaches to Geriatric Infections (Oberlender)
11:45am-11:50am Break
11:50am-12:50pm Geriatric Depression: Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment (Oberlender)
Day 3
7:30am-8:30am Sensible Prescribing Practices for the Elderly (Oberlender)


8:30am-8:35am Break
8:35am-9:35am Contemporary Issues in End-of-Life Care (Oberlender)
9:35am-9:40am Break
9:40am-10:40am Crystalline diseases (Wasko)
10:40am-10:45am Break
10:45am-11:45am RA (Wasko)
11:45am-11:50am Break
11:50am-12:50pm SLE (Wasko)


Day 4
7:30am-8:30am Spondyloarthropathies (Wasko)
8:30am-8:35am Break
8:35am-9:35am Vasculitis (Wasko)
9:35am-9:40am Break
9:40am-10:40am Connective Tissue Disease (Wasko)
10:40am-10:45am Break
10:45am-11:45am A Practical Approach to Falls and Urinary Incontinence in the Elderly (Oberlender)
11:45am-11:50am Break
11:50am-12:50pm Improving Communication Skills in Medical Practice (Oberlender)



American Medical Seminars, Inc. designates these live activities for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Non-US Licensed Physicians

The American Medical Association has determined that physicians not licensed in the US who participate in these CME activities are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.


PAs may claim a maximum of 20 Category 1 Credits for completing these activities. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

Nurse Practitioners (NPs)

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) also accepts continuing medical education (CME) approved for CME hours sponsored by organizations, agencies, or educational institutions accredited or approved by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).

Accreditation Statement 

AMS - ACCMEAmerican Medical Seminars, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.



Hotel Reservation Link
To arrange your stay, please use the above “Hotel Reservation Link.”
The special room rate will be available on a first come first serve basis until the group block is sold-out.

      • Register by October 5, 2023 to take advantage of preferred rates
      • Discount self parking fee of $15

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AMS Cancellation Policy: American Medical Seminars has implemented a Worry-Free Cancellation policy. Written cancellations received 30 or more days prior to the conference start date will be eligible for a full refund of the registration fee paid.  Cancellations received less than 30 days, please send an email to asking to be switched to a future conference. We are happy to transfer you to any conference scheduled to take place within the next two years. Even if you are not yet sure which conference you wish to attend. If you are an international attendee and need to cancel the seminar after an Invitation Letter has been sent, there is a $150.00 cancellation fee.

Disclaimer: In the event that AMS is required to cancel a live conference, registrants will receive a full refund within 7 business days. AMS is not responsible for charges associated with cancelled flights or hotel rooms.