5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

AMS – 2019HMge-Hospital Medicine – Geriatrics: Geriatric Patient; Vitamin B12 & D; Communication Skills

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$189.00
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Topics and Objectives

Title: Hospital Medicine – Geriatrics: Geriatric Patient; Vitamins B12 & D; Communication Skills

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

Original Release Date: July 1, 2019  Expiration Date: July 1, 2022

TOPIC 1: The Geriatric Patient: Evidence-Based Answers to Frequently Asked Questions.

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

  1. Apply evidence based recommendations to patient’s questions about the use of multivitamins.
  2. Recommend the most appropriate treatment for nocturnal leg cramps.
  3. Advise the appropriate dietary recommendations for patients with arthritis.
  4. Recommend evidence based treatment for restless leg syndrome.

TOPIC 2: Vitamin B-12 and Vitamin D in Seniors.

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

  1. Integrate the normal physiology of Vitamins B-12 and D.
  2. Differentiate the pathologic syndromes associated with B-12 and D deficiency.
  3. Develop an evidence based evaluation of B-12 and D deficiency for seniors.
  4. Develop an evidence based approach to treatment options for B-12 and D in seniors.

TOPIC 3: Improving Communication Skills in Medical Practice.

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

  1. Appraise the variety of ways that people perceive communication and process information.
  2. Assess your personal communication strengths and limitations.
  3. Determine communication issues unique to older patients.
  4. Develop practices and apply skills to maximize effective communication and listening based on current literature.

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Title: Hospital Medicine – Geriatrics: Geriatric Patient; Vitamins B12 & D; Communication Skills

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

Original Release Date: July 1, 2019  Expiration Date: July 1, 2022

TOPIC 1: The Geriatric Patient: Evidence-Based Answers to Frequently Asked Questions.

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

  1. Apply evidence based recommendations to patient’s questions about the use of multivitamins.
  2. Recommend the most appropriate treatment for nocturnal leg cramps.
  3. Advise the appropriate dietary recommendations for patients with arthritis.
  4. Recommend evidence based treatment for restless leg syndrome.

TOPIC 2: Vitamin B-12 and Vitamin D in Seniors.

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

  1. Integrate the normal physiology of Vitamins B-12 and D.
  2. Differentiate the pathologic syndromes associated with B-12 and D deficiency.
  3. Develop an evidence based evaluation of B-12 and D deficiency for seniors.
  4. Develop an evidence based approach to treatment options for B-12 and D in seniors.

TOPIC 3: Improving Communication Skills in Medical Practice.

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

  1. Appraise the variety of ways that people perceive communication and process information.
  2. Assess your personal communication strengths and limitations.
  3. Determine communication issues unique to older patients.
  4. Develop practices and apply skills to maximize effective communication and listening based on current literature.

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