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36th Annual UCLA Intensive Course in Geriatric Medicine & Board Review
Activity Details
Activity Name: 36th Annual UCLA Intensive Course in Geriatric Medicine & Board Review
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One of the longest-running and highest-regarded courses of its kind, the UCLA Intensive Course in Geriatric Medicine is a four-day course and board review in geriatric medicine that emphasizes an evidence-based and functional approach to the comprehensive care of older adults. It is designed for health professionals who wish to enhance their ability to care for older adults, and for physicians who are preparing for the initial certification or re-certification examinations in Geriatric Medicine offered by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and the American Board of Family Practice (ABFP).

Course Objectives:
  • Apply principles of geriatric assessment, geriatric pharmacology, rehabilitation, and long-term care to the patient care setting
  • Understand key aspects of neurology, cardiology, psychiatry, urology, hematology, gastroenterology, nephrology, endocrinology, pharmacology, and rheumatology as they apply to older patients
  • Identify psychosocial problems and ethical issues in decision-making, and formulate an approach to these problems
  • Recognize the major geriatric syndromes such as incontinence, pain management, and osteoporosis, and explain the appropriate geriatric medicine approaches to them
  • Create individualized medication regimens for medically complex older adults to address appropriate health outcomes
Location Information
Meeting Location: UCLA Luskin Conference Center
Location Address: 425 Westwood Plaza
Location City: Los Angeles
Location State: CA
Location Postal Code: 90095
Location Country: US
Activity Information
Start Date: 9/10/2019
End Date: 9/14/2019
Fees:
  • $1,150 Physicians
  • $1,025 AGS Members
  • $950 Pharmacists
  • $850 ASCP Members
  • $850 All other allied health professionals
  • $675 Indian Health Services (proof of employment required at time of registration)
Meeting URL: https://www.cme.ucla.edu/courses/event-description?registration_id=304034
Printable Materials: https://www.cme.ucla.edu/courses/cme-download?registration_id=304034
Credit Information
Credit Amount: 33.5
Credit Unit: Credits
Accreditation: ACCME - Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education > AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Activity Learning Format: Live Activity
Accreditor/Sponsor
Sponsor Name: David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Office of Continuing Medical Education
Sponsor City: Los Angeles
Sponsor State: CA
Sponsor Postal Code: 90024
Sponsor Country: US
Contact Information
Contact Name: Eloisa Ayala
Contact Address: 10920 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1060
Contact City: Los Angeles
Contact State: CA
Contact Postal Code: 90024
Contact Country: US
Contact Phone: 310-794-2620
Contact Email: UCLACME@mednet.ucla.edu

Type:     Live Activity
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