AMS – Family Medicine – Geriatrics: Falls/Urinary Incontinence; Depression; Infections

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Title: Family Medicine – Geriatrics: Falls/Urinary Incontinence; Depression; Infections
Faculty: Gary H. Oberlender, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018  Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: A Practical Approach to Falls and Urinary Incontinence in the Elderly.     

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

  1. Integrate the concept of multifactorial causes underlying falls and employ the American Geriatrics Society Guidelines for the Prevention of Falls and urinary incontinence in seniors.
  2. Develop a full assessment approach to evaluate different causes, using detailed physical examination and functional performance evaluations.
  3. Differentiate the effects of normal aging from pathologic processes and adverse drug effects as risk factors for falls and incontinence.
  4. Apply NIH guidelines to formulate a preventative and therapeutic plan of care.

TOPIC 2: Geriatric Depression: Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment.

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

  1. Differentiate the variety of clinical presentations of depressive disorders in seniors.
  2. Appraise the utility of, and plan to use, the Geriatric Depression Scale.
  3. Apply an evidence based approach to antidepressant drug therapy in seniors.
  4. Apply the evidence based recommendations for use of non-drug antidepressant therapy.

TOPIC 3: Sensible Approaches to Geriatric Infections.

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

  1. Recognize atypical presentations of infectious illness in the elderly.
  2. Differentiate the causes of pneumonia and UTI in seniors.
  3. Specify an evidence based approach to appropriate antibiotic usage.
  4. Appraise evidence based considerations in emerging antibiotic resistance.
  5. Apply evidence based options in the prevention and treatment of C. difficile illness in seniors.


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Title: Family Medicine – Geriatrics: Falls/Urinary Incontinence; Depression; Infections
Faculty: Gary H. Oberlender, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018  Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: A Practical Approach to Falls and Urinary Incontinence in the Elderly.     

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

  1. Integrate the concept of multifactorial causes underlying falls and employ the American Geriatrics Society Guidelines for the Prevention of Falls and urinary incontinence in seniors.
  2. Develop a full assessment approach to evaluate different causes, using detailed physical examination and functional performance evaluations.
  3. Differentiate the effects of normal aging from pathologic processes and adverse drug effects as risk factors for falls and incontinence.
  4. Apply NIH guidelines to formulate a preventative and therapeutic plan of care.

TOPIC 2: Geriatric Depression: Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment.

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

  1. Differentiate the variety of clinical presentations of depressive disorders in seniors.
  2. Appraise the utility of, and plan to use, the Geriatric Depression Scale.
  3. Apply an evidence based approach to antidepressant drug therapy in seniors.
  4. Apply the evidence based recommendations for use of non-drug antidepressant therapy.

TOPIC 3: Sensible Approaches to Geriatric Infections.

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

  1. Recognize atypical presentations of infectious illness in the elderly.
  2. Differentiate the causes of pneumonia and UTI in seniors.
  3. Specify an evidence based approach to appropriate antibiotic usage.
  4. Appraise evidence based considerations in emerging antibiotic resistance.
  5. Apply evidence based options in the prevention and treatment of C. difficile illness in seniors.

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