5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

AMS – 2020-07FMge-Family Medicine – Geriatrics: Dementia; Delirium; Polymyalgia Rheumatica and GCA

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Topics and Objectives

Title: FMge-Family Medicine – Geriatrics: Dementia; Delirium; Polymyalgia Rheumatica and GCA

Faculty: Gary H. Oberlender, M.D., F.A.C.P., John W. Pendleton, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.R.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2020  Expiration Date: July 1, 2023

TOPIC 1: Evaluation and Treatment of Dementia in Seniors.  Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:              EBM, COMP

  1. Determine the common causes of cognitive dysfunction and dementia in seniors.
  2. Develop an evidence based evaluation of seniors with cognitive dysfunction.
  3. Evaluate the relative risks and benefits of available treatment options for dementia in seniors.
  4. Distinguish the central role of caregiver education and support in treating seniors with dementia.

TOPIC2: Delirium in the Elderly – Current Concepts.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP

  1. Specify diagnostic features and common causes of delirium in seniors.
  2. Distinguish the causes of persistent delirium.
  3. Use evidence based medicine to formulate treatment approaches to delirious seniors.
  4. Recognize treatment options for intermittent agitation using evidence based medicine.

TOPIC 3: Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP

  1. Integrate and relate the typical symptoms, physical findings, and laboratory abnormalities in polymyalgia rheumatica.
  2. Use evidence based information to determine the appropriate initial dose of prednisone in patients with PMR.
  3. Detect the typical and atypical presentations of GCA.
  4. Determine the appropriate indication and technique for temporal artery biopsy.
  5. Prescribe the most effective treatment and distinguish the most serious complications of GCA.


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Title: FMge-Family Medicine – Geriatrics: Dementia; Delirium; Polymyalgia Rheumatica and GCA

Faculty: Gary H. Oberlender, M.D., F.A.C.P., John W. Pendleton, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.R.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2020  Expiration Date: July 1, 2023

TOPIC 1: Evaluation and Treatment of Dementia in Seniors.  Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:              EBM, COMP

  1. Determine the common causes of cognitive dysfunction and dementia in seniors.
  2. Develop an evidence based evaluation of seniors with cognitive dysfunction.
  3. Evaluate the relative risks and benefits of available treatment options for dementia in seniors.
  4. Distinguish the central role of caregiver education and support in treating seniors with dementia.

TOPIC2: Delirium in the Elderly – Current Concepts.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP

  1. Specify diagnostic features and common causes of delirium in seniors.
  2. Distinguish the causes of persistent delirium.
  3. Use evidence based medicine to formulate treatment approaches to delirious seniors.
  4. Recognize treatment options for intermittent agitation using evidence based medicine.

TOPIC 3: Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP

  1. Integrate and relate the typical symptoms, physical findings, and laboratory abnormalities in polymyalgia rheumatica.
  2. Use evidence based information to determine the appropriate initial dose of prednisone in patients with PMR.
  3. Detect the typical and atypical presentations of GCA.
  4. Determine the appropriate indication and technique for temporal artery biopsy.
  5. Prescribe the most effective treatment and distinguish the most serious complications of GCA.

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