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Intensive Update with Board Review in
Geriatric and Palliative Medicine

Oakstone in conjunction with Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

The Intensive Update with Board Review in Geriatric and Palliative Medicine provides updates on geriatric syndromes and palliative medicine and the latest research and treatments.

Focused review contains expert presentations from faculty on more than 90 topics and is now available on multimedia formats to fit your schedule and preparation preference.

Course Highlights

  • Case-Based Workshops
  • Latest Evidence-Based Knowledge in Geriatric and Palliative Medicine

 
CREDITS Earn up to 79 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditsô
CE RELEASE November 15, 2012
CE EXPIRE November 15, 2015
 
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Intended Audience


This activity is intended for clinicians and those who are taking the geriatric medicine and/or hospice and palliative medicine certification(s) or recertification in geriatric medicine. Additionally, this course is for those physicians and other healthcare professionals who want to update their clinical knowledge in geriatric and palliative medicine.
 
 

Topics & Speakers


  • Geriatrics 2012
    Albert L. Siu, MD, MSPH
  • Palliative Care 2012
    Diane E. Meier, MD, FACP
  • Geriatric Nephrology & Renal Palliative Care
    Mark Swidler, MD
  • Surgical Emergencies
    Celia M. Divino, MD, FACS
  • Hospice Billing & Documentation
    Sonni Mun, MD
  • Diagnosis and Evaluation of Peripheral
    Vascular Disease
    Victoria J. Teodorescu, MD
  • Complementary/Alternative Medicine
    Charles Kim, MD, FAAPMR, CAc
  • Anxiety
    Dennis Popeo, MD
  • Rheumatology: Gout and PMR
    Leslie D. Kerr, MD
  • Palliative Care Emergencies
    Cardinale B. Smith, MD, MSCR
  • Depression
    Judith A. Neugroschl, MD
  • Feeding and Swallowing Disorders
    Leanne Goldberg, MS, CCC-SLP
  • Cardiac Risk Stratification
    Joseph M. Sweeny, MD
  • Perioperative Management
    Reena Karani, MD, FACP
  • Hypertension
    Lawrence R. Krakoff, MD, FACP
  • Thyroid Disease
    Maria Skamagas, MD
  • Geriatric Emergency Medicine
    Ula Y. Hwang, MD, MPH & Martine Sanon, MD
  • The 10-Minute Geriatric Assessment
    Fredrick T. Sherman, MD, MSc
  • End-of-Life Symptoms
    Joanna Sheinfeld, MD
  • Diabetes
    Grishma Parikh, MD
  • BPH & Prostate Cancer
    Michael A. Palese, MD
  • Anorexia, Cachexia & Weight Loss
    Rebecca Solomon, MS, RD, CDN
  • Approach to Decision Making for Patients
    Who Lack Capacity
  • Medical Decision Making
    Hannah I. Lipman, MD, MS
  • Infectious Disease: Pneumonia, UTIís & C-Dif
    Michael P. Mullen, MD
  • Frailty
    Fred Ko, MD, MS
  • Anticoagulation
    Jonathan L. Halperin, MD
  • Late Life Depression
    Gary J. Kennedy, MD
  • Stroke
    Steven R. Levine, MD
  • Gynecology
    Charles Ascher-Walsh, MD
  • Sleep Disorders
    Debra Ann Pollack, MD
  • Hearing
    Sujana S. Chandrasekhar, MD, FACS, FAAO-HNS
  • COPD & Asthma
    Patrick M. Chae, MD
  • Dermatology I & II
    Caroline Halverstam, MD
  • Capacity Assessment
    Jane Martin, PhD
  • Atrial Fibrillation
    Davenda Mehta, MD, MBBS, FRCP, PhD, FACC
  • Balance & Vertigo
    Sujana S. Chandrasekhar, MD, FACS, FAAO-HNS
    & James Gurley, PT, DPT, NCS
  • Oral Care: A Forgotten Care of Older Adults
    Miriam R. Robbins, DDS, MS
  • Home Care
    Linda V. DeCherrie, MD
  • CHF
    Jill Kalman, MD
  • Pediatric Palliative Care
    Eugene Perlov, MD
  • Advance Care Planning
    Susan E. Cohen, MD
  • Interventional Pain
    Stelian Serban, MD
  • Hematological Malignancies
    Adriana K. Malone, MD
  • Palliative Care in the ICU
    Michael L. Frankenthaler, MD, FCCP
  • Models of Care
    Daniel E. Wollman, MD, PhD
  • Foot Diseases and Disorders
    Bryan C. Markinson, DPM
  • Wound Care
    Oscar M. Alvarez, PhD, CCT, FAPWCA
  • Parkinsonís & Movement Disorders
    Winona Tse, MD
  • Update in Dementia
    Mary Sano, PhD
  • A Systematic Approach to Symptom Management
    Nathan E. Goldstein, MD
  • Delirium
  • Screening for Dementia
    Audrey K. Chun, MD
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Managing Aortic Stenosis, Mitral Regurg
    & Antibiotic Prophylaxis
    Mary Ann McLaughlin, MD, MPH, FACC
  • Inpatient and Outpatient Billing
    & Documentation
    Maria Kristina Gestuvo, MD, MHA
  • Pain Management (Advanced):
    PCA & Methadone Use
    Jay Horton, FNP, ACHPN, MPH
  • HIV/AIDS in Older Adults
    Beverly Forsyth, MD
  • Culture and Palliative Care
    Helen M. Fernandez, MD, MPH
  • Geriatric Assessment Tools
    Rainier P. Soriano, MD
  • Anemia
    Gabrielle Goldberg, MD
  • Coma and Change in Mental Status
    Mara Lugassy, MD
  • Grief, Bereavement & Psychosocial Issues
    Marianne Gelber, GNP, ACHPN
    & Jane Knowles, LCSW, MPH
  • Falls
    Sara M. Bradley, MD, FACP
  • Medication Management
    Beatriz Korc-Grodzicki, MD, PhD
  • Use of Adjuvants for Pain Management
  • Symptom Management I: Constipation,
    SOB, Nausea & Anorexia

    Emily Chai, MD
  • Management of Behavioral & Psychological
    Symptoms of Dementia
    Christine Chang, MD & Shahla Baharlou, MD
  • Nutrition/Hydration in Serious Illness
    Jane Morris, RN, MS, ACHPN
    & Gabrielle Goldberg, MD
  • Hospice
    Cynthia X. Pan, MD, AGSF, FACP
  • Older Drivers, Tough Conversations
    Maria Carney, MD, FACP
  • Mind Body Therapies in Older Adults & Self
    Care for the Health Care Provider
    Patricia A. Bloom, MD & JD Elder, MA, LMT
  • Prevention
    Patricia A. Bloom, MD
  • Management of Comorbidities in Older Adults
    Cynthia M. Boyd, MD, MPH
  • Impact of Comorbidity on Cancer Screening
    in Older Adults
    Cary P. Gross, MD
  • Medicare
    Jeffrey I. Farber, MD
  • Falls
    Helen M. Fernandez, MD, MPH
  • Principles in Geriatric Rehabilitation
  • Musculoskeletal Medicine
    David C. Thomas, MD, MS
  • Transitions of Care
    Jeffrey I. Farber, MD, Sapina Kirpalani, MSN, RN,
    ANP-BC & Annie Kleinman, LMSW
  • Nursing Home Billing & Documentation
    Ruth Spinner, MD
  • Basic Opioids 101
  • Palliative Radiation Therapy
    Stephen Berns, MD
  • Oncology: Breast, Lung & Colon Cancers
    Felice LePar, MD, MPH
  • Addressing Your Patientsí Spiritual Needs
    Rabbi Edith M. Meyerson, BCC &
    Helen M. Fernandez, MD, MPH
  • Family Meetings
    Gabrielle Goldberg, MD &
    Carolina Collison, MSN, ANP-BC, OCN, ACHPN
  • Vision in the Elderly
    Ebrahim Elahi, MD, FACS
  • Symptom Management II: Hiccups, Pruritus,
    Xerostomia, Fatigue and Bowel Obstruction
  • Palliative Care in the Nursing Home
    Betty Lim, MD
  • Urinary Incontinence
    Eileen H. Callahan, MD
  • Osteoporosis
    Florida Olivieri, MD
  • Palliative Care in Neuro-Degenerative Disease
    Elizabeth Lindenberger, MD
  • Low Back Pain
    Parag Sheth, MD
  • Constipation
    Sita Chokhavatia, MD
  • Physiological Changes in Aging
    Nisha Rughwani, MD
  • Hazards of Hospitalization
    Eileen H. Callahan, MD & Evgenia Litrivis, MD
  • Prognostication of Chronic Disease
    Evgenia Litrivis, MD

 
 

Faculty


COURSE DIRECTORS

Emily Chai, MD
Assistant Professor; Associate Director, Lilian and Benjamin Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute;
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Audrey K. Chun, MD
Associate Professor; Vice Chair for Clinical Programs; Director, Coffey Geriatrics at the
Martha Stewart Center for Living, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Helen M. Fernandez, MD, MPH
Associate Professor; Associate Director, Medical Education; Director, Geriatrics Fellowship Program,
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Gabrielle Goldberg, MD
Assistant Professor; Medical Director, The Wiener Family Palliative Care Unit,
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

DEPARTMENTAL CHAIR

Albert L. Siu, MD, MSPH
Ellen and Howard C. Katz Professor and Chair, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and
Palliative Medicine; Director, Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC),
James J. Peters VA Medical Center, Bronx, NY

GUEST FACULTY

Oscar M. Alvarez, PhD, CCT, FAPWCA
Director, Center for Curative and Palliative Wound
Care Program, Calvary Hospital, Bronx, NY;
Professor, Department of Medicine, New York
Medical College, Valhalla, NY

Cynthia M. Boyd, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of
Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine and
Gerontology, Johns Hopkins University School of
Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Susan E. Cohen, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor Bellevue/NYU School of
Medicine; Director/Medical Director, Palliative Care
Program, Division of General Internal Medicine,
Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, NY

Michael L. Frankenthaler, MD, FCCP
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Hofstra-NS/LIJ School
of Medicine, Hempstead, NY; Medical Director, Hospice
Care Network; Director, Palliative Medicine Unit,
North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY

Cary P. Gross, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine;
Co-Director, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars
Program, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

James Gurley, PT, DPT, NCS
Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Therapy,
Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY; Vestibular Rehab
Program Director, Department of Otolaryngology,
James J. Peters VA Medical Center, Bronx, NY

Caroline Halverstam, MD
Clinical Instructor, Division of Dermatology,
Albert Einstein College of Medicine/, Montefiore
Medical Center, Bronx, NY

Gary J. Kennedy, MD
Professor; Director, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry,
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences,
Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore
Medical Center, Bronx, NY

Charles Kim, MD, FAAPMR, CAc
Voluntary Clinical Instructor, NYU Langone
School of Medicine, Spine and Sports Medicine of
New York, PC, New York, NY

Beatriz Korc-Grodzicki, MD, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor, Beatriz Brookdale
Department of Geriatrics Beatriz and Palliative
Medicine, Beatriz Mount Sinai School of Medicine;
Beatriz Associate Attending; Beatriz Chief,
Geriatrics Service, Beatriz Department of Medicine,
Beatriz Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center,
New York, NY

Felice LePar, MD, MPH
Staff Physician, Abington Hematology
Oncology Associates, Willow Grove, PA

Lawrence R. Krakoff, MD, FACP
Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of
Cardiology, Center for Cardiovascular Health,
Director, Hypertension Program, Cardiovascular
Institute, Mount Sinai Heart, Medical Director,
Cardiovascular Faculty Practice

Steven R. Levine, MD
Professor & Vice Chair, Neurology; Chief of Neurology,
University Hospital of Brooklyn; Associate Dean for
Clinical Research & Faculty Development,
State University of New York (SUNY), Health Science
Center and Stroke Center, Brooklyn, NY

Hannah I. Lipman, MD, MS
Assistant Professor, Albert Einstein College of
Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, Department of
Medicine, Divisions of Geriatrics and Cardiology;
Associate Director, Montefiore-Einstein Center for
Bioethics; Chief, Bioethics Consultation Service,
Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY

Mara Lugassy, MD
Medical Director, MJHS Palliative Care Program,
New York, NY

Jane Morris, RN, MS, ACHPN
Clinical Coordinator, Palliative Care, New York
Hospital Queens, Flushing, NY

Sonni Mun, MD
Medical Director of The Haven Visiting Nurse Service
of New York, Inpatient Hospice Unit, Bellevue
Medical Center, New York, NY

Cynthia X. Pan, MD, AGSF, FACP
Adjunct Associate Professor, Brookdale Department of
Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Mount Sinai School
of Medicine; Director, Palliative Care, New York
Hospital Queens, Flushing, NY

Eugene Perlov, MD
Medical Director, Pediatric Palliative Care;
Regional Medical Director, Hospice Care,
Visiting Nurse Service of New York, New York, NY

Debra Ann Pollack, MD
Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and
Neurology; Diplomate, American Board of Sleep
Medicine; Director, Sleep Medicine, Center for
Comprehensive Care, LLC, Shelton, CT

Dennis Popeo, MD
Assistant Professor, NYU Medical Center,
Bellevue Hospital, New York, NY

Miriam R. Robbins, DDS, MS
Clinical Associate Professor and Associate Chair,
Department of OMF Pathology, Radiology and
Medicine, NYU College of Dentistry, New York, NY

Daniel E. Wollman, MD, PhD
Associate Clinical Professor, Frank H. Netter, MD
School of Medicine; Quinnipiac University Medical
Director, Palliative Care, St. Vincents Medical Center,
Bridgeport, CT

MOUNT SINAI FACULTY

Charles Ascher-Walsh, MD
Assistant Professor, Director of Gynecology,
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology &
Reproductive Science

Shahla Baharlou, MD
Assistant Professor, Brookdale Department of
Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Stephen Berns, MD
Assistant Professor, Lilian and Benjamin Hertzberg
Palliative Care Institute, Brookdale Department of
Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Patricia A. Bloom, MD
Associate Professor, Director of Integrative Health,
Coffey Geriatrics at the Martha Stewart Center for
Living, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and
Palliative Medicine

Sara M. Bradley, MD, FACP
Assistant Professor; Co-Director, Integrated Internal
Medicine-Geriatrics Clerkship, Brookdale Department
of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Eileen H. Callahan, MD
Associate Professor, Brookdale Department of
Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Maria Carney, MD, FACP
Director, Community-based Geriatrics at
North Shore-LIJ Health System


Patrick M. Chae, MD
Park Avenue Pulmonary Care Clinical Instructor,
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine,
Mount Sinai Hospital

Sujana S. Chandrasekhar, MD, FACS,FAAO-HNS
Associate Clinical Professor; Director, New York
Otology, Department of Otolaryngology, Mount Sinai
School of Medicine; Director, Neurotology,
James J. Peters VA Medical Center, Bronx, NY

Christine Chang, MD
Assistant Professor; Firm Chief, Quality Improvement
Director, Coffey Geriatrics at the Martha Stewart Center
for Living, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and
Palliative Medicine

Sita Chokhavatia, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine,
Division of Gastroenterology; Associate Director,
Gastroenterology Fellowship

Carolina Collison, MSN, ANP-BC, OCN, ACHPN
Nursing Clinical Specialty Coordinator, Lilian and
Benjamin Hertzberg, Palliative Care Institute,
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and
Palliative Medicine

Linda V. DeCherrie, MD
Assistant Professor, Brookdale Department of
Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine; Associate Director,
Mount Sinai Visiting Doctors Program;
Program Director, Internal Medicine,
Primary Care Residency

Celia M. Divino, MD, FACS
Stanley Edelman MD Professor of Surgery,
Department of Surgery; Chief, Division of General
Surgery, Department of Surgery; Vice Chair for
Education and Quality;Program Director,
General Surgery Residency

Ebrahim Elahi, MD, FACS
Associate Clinical Professor, Ophthalmic and
Oculofacial Surgery, Department of Ophthalmology; Director, Fifth Avenue Eye Associates,
New York, NY

JD Elder, MA, LMT
Coordinator of Complementary Therapies,
Lilian and Benjamin Hertzberg Palliative
Care Institute, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics
and Palliative Medicine

Jeffrey I. Farber, MD
Associate Professor; Director, Mobile Acute Care
for the Elderly (MACE) Service, Brookdale Department
of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine; Medical Director,
Appeals Management and Clinical Documentation
Improvement Departments, Mount Sinai Hospital

Beverly Forsyth, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine,
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of
Medical Education

Marianne Gelber, GNP, ACHPN
Clinical Coordinator, Palliative Care Service,
Lilian and Benjamin Hertzberg Palliative
Care Institute, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics
and Palliative Medicine

Maria Kristina Gestuvo, MD, MHA
Assistant Professor, Brookdale Department of
Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Leanne Goldberg, MS, CCC-SLP
Senior Speech/Language Pathologist, Department of
Rehabilitation Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center

Nathan E. Goldstein, MD
Associate Professor; Director, Research and Quality,
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and
Palliative Medicine

Jonathan L. Halperin, MD
Robert and Harriet Heilbrunn Professor of Medicine
(Cardiology), The Zena and Michael A. Wiener,
Cardiovascular Institute, The Marie-Josee and
Henry R. Kravis Center for Cardiovascular Health,
Mount Sinai Medical Center

Jay Horton, FNP, ACHPN, MPH
Adjunct Professor of Clinical Nursing,
Columbia University School of Nursing;
Director, Palliative Care Consult Service,
Lilian and Benjamin Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute,
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and
Palliative Medicine

Ula Y. Hwang, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Departments of Emergency
Medicine and Brookdale Department of Geriatrics
and Palliative Medicine, Geriatric Research,
Education and Clinical Center (GRECC),
James J. Peters Bronx VAMC, Bronx, NY

Jill Kalman, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine; Director,
Cardiomyopathy Program, Department of Medicine,
Division of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Institute

Reena Karani, MD, FACP
Associate Professor, Departments of Medical Education,
Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine and Internal
Medicine; Associate Dean, Undergraduate Medical
Education and Curricular Affairs

Leslie D. Kerr, MD
Associate Professor, Brookdale Department of
Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine;
Associate Attending, Department of Medicine,
Division of Rheumatology

Sapina Kirpalani, MSN, RN, ANP-BC
Geriatric Nurse Practitioner Coordinator,
Mobile Acute Care for the Elderly (MACE) Service,
Mount Sinai Medical Center

Annie Kleinman, LMSW
Clinical Social Worker, Social Work Services,
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative
Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center

Jane Knowles, LCSW, MPH
Clinical Social Worker, Department of Social Work
Services, Mount Sinai Medical Center

Fred Ko, MD, MS
Assistant Professor, Brookdale Department of
Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Betty Lim, MD
Assistant Professor, Lilian and Benjamin Hertzberg
Palliative Care Institute, Brookdale Department of
Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Elizabeth Lindenberger, MD
Assistant Professor; Director, Hospice and Palliative
Medicine Fellowship Program; Education Director,
Lilian and Benjamin Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute,
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative
Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Geriatric
Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC),
James J. Peters VA Medical Center, Bronx, NY

Evgenia Litrivis, MD
Assistant Professor; Associate Director, Hospice and
Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program, Brookdale
Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Adriana K. Malone, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Hematology and
Medical Oncology

Bryan C. Markinson, DPM
Assistant Clinical Professor; Chief, Podiatric Medicine
and Surgery, Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Jane Martin, PhD
Assistant Clinical Professor; Director, Neuropsychology
Training; Co-Director, Neuropsychological Testing &
Evaluation Center, Department of Psychiatry

Mary Ann McLaughlin, MD, MPH, FACC
Associate Professor; Medical Director, Cardiac Health
Program, Department of Medicine, Divisions of
Cardiology & Health Policies, Brookdale Department
of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Davendra Mehta, MD, MBBS, FRCP, PhD, FACC
Professor of Medicine; Director, Electrophysiology
Fellowship, Department of Medicine, Division
of Cardiology

Diane E. Meier, MD, FACP
The Lilian and Benjamin Hertzberg Palliative Care,
Institute Catherine Gaisman Professor of Medical
Ethics; Vice Chair for Public Policy and Professor,
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative
Medicine; Director, Center to Advance Palliative Care

Rabbi Edith M. Meyerson, BCC
Palliative Care Chaplain, Lilian and Benjamin
Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Brookdale
Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Michael P. Mullen, MD
Associate Professor, Interim Division Chief,
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases

Judith A. Neugroschl, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Florida Olivieri, MD
Assistant Professor, Brookdale Department of
Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Michael A. Palese, MD
Associate Professor; Medical Director;
Chief, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of
Urology, Mount Sinai Medical Center

Grishma Parikh, MD
Clinical Instructor, Department of Medicine,
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease

Nisha Rughwani, MD
Assistant Professor; Director, Concurrent Service,
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and
Palliative Medicine

Rebecca Solomon, MS, RD, CDN
Nutrition Coordinator, Epic Clinical Transformation
Group Clinical Nutrition/Information Technology

Mary Sano, PhD
Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai
School of Medicine; Director, Alzheimerís Disease
Research Center; Associate Dean of Clinical Research;
Director of Research & Development, James J. Peters
VA Medical Center, Bronx, NY

Martine Sanon, MD
Assistant Professor, Brookdale Department of
Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Department of
Hospital Medicine

Stelian Serban, MD
Assistant Professor, Departments of Anesthesiology
and Neurology; Director, Pain Division,
Pain Medicine Fellowship Program Director

Joanna Sheinfeld, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine,
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Fredrick T. Sherman, MD, MSc
Clinical Professor, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine; Chief Medical Officer,
Community and Managed Care Services ArchCare,
New York, NY

Parag Sheth, MD
Assistant Professor; Director, Spinal Intervention,
Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine,
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

Maria Skamagas, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine,
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Diseases

Cardinale B. Smith, MD, MSCR
Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology and
Medical Oncology, The Tisch Cancer Institute,
Lilian and Benjamin Herzberg Palliative Care
Institute, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and
Palliative Medicine

Rebecca Solomon, MS, RD, CDN
Nutrition Coordinator, Epic Clinical Transformation
Group, Clinical Nutrition/Information Technology

Rainier P. Soriano, MD
Associate Professor, Director, Medical Student
Education ,Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and
Palliative Medicine

Ruth Spinner, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor, Brookdale Department of
Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Jewish Home
Lifecare, New York, NY

Joseph M. Sweeny, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Interventional
Cardiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center

Mark Swidler, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine,
Division of Nephrology, Brookdale Department of
Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Victoria J. Teodorescu, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery,
Division of Vascular Surgery; Medical Director,
Vascular Laboratory; Program Director,
Vascular Surgery Fellowship

David C. Thomas, MD, MS
Associate Professor; Director, Ambulatory Care and
Ambulatory Training, Departments of Medicine,
Rehabilitation Medicine and Medical Education;
Dean, Continuing Medical Education

Winona Tse, MD
Assistant Professor, Mount Sinai Movement Disorders Center, Department of Neurology


 
 

Learning Objectives


After viewing this program, participants will be better able to:
  • Describe the latest evidence-based geriatric and palliative medicine
  • Recognize the promises and pitfalls of new treatments for older adults
  • Comprehend major geriatric syndromes and effectively manage these syndromes
  • Apply a geriatric approach to older adults across all sites of care
  • Identify psychosocial and ethical issues as they pertain to older adults and formulate a treatment approach
  • Prepare for the ABIM Geriatric and Palliative Medicine Board Exams
  • Critically assess and guide medical interventions to improve a patientís quality of life
  • Confidently access and manage pain and non-pain symptoms
  • †Provide patients and families with the highest level of medical care that is consistent with their goals

 
 

Accreditation


Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
 

Designation


The Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 79 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditsô. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Date of Original Release: November 15, 2012
Date Credits Expire: November 15, 2015

CME credit is awarded upon completion of a course evaluation and posttest.