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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,
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

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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 77 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
CE RELEASE October 15, 2014
CE EXPIRE October 15, 2017
ONLINE PRICE $1,295.00
(You will be redirected to Oakstone.com)
 

Intended Audience


This course is designed 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 2014
Albert L. Siu, MD, MSPH

Parkinson’s & Movement Disorders
Winona Tse, MD

Prognostication of Chronic Disease
Evgenia Litrivis, MD

Falls
Sara M. Bradley, MD, FACP

Pain Management (Advanced):
PCA & Methadone Use

Jay R. Horton, PhD, NP

Hazards of Hospitalization
Eileen H. Callahan, MD, Evgenia Litrivis, MD
& Martine Sanon, MD


Frailty
Fred Ko, MD, MS

Constipation
Sita Chokhavatia, MD, FACP, FACG, AGAF, FASGE

Palliative Care in Neuro-Degenerative Disease
Elizabeth Lindenberger, MD

Geriatric Nephrology & Renal Palliative Care
Mark Swidler, MD & Holly Koncicki, MD, MS

Geriatric Assessment Tools
Rainier P. Soriano, MD

Mind Body Therapies in Older Adults & Self Care for Health Care Professionals
JD Elder, MA, LMT &
Deborah Matza, RN, MPH, RYT


Family Meetings
Gabrielle Goldberg, MD & Laura Gelfman, MD

Vision in the Elderly
Ebby Elahi, MD, FACS

Urinary Incontinence
Eileen H. Callahan, MD

Inpatient & Outpatient Billing & Documentation
Martine Sanon, MD &
Ravishankar
Ramaswamy, MD, MS

Osteoporosis
Florida Olivieri, MD

Physiological Changes in Aging
Nisha Rughwani, MD

Anemia
Gabrielle Goldberg, MD

Management of Behavioral &
Psychological Symptoms of Dementia

Shahla Baharlou, MD &
Christine Chang, MD


Symptom Management II: Hiccups, Pruritus, Xerostomia, Fatigue and Bowel Obstruction
Bethann M. Scarborough, MD

Palliative Care in the Nursing Home
Betty Lim, MD

Prevention
Nisha Rughwani, MD

Update in Dementia
Mary Sano, PhD

Advance Care Planning
Susan E. Cohen, MD

Wound Care
Oscar M. Alvarez, PhD, CCT, FAPWCA

Management of Co-Morbidities in Older Adults
Cynthia M. Boyd, MD, MPH

Complementary/Alternative Medicine
Houman Danesh, MD

Foot Diseases & Disorders
Bryan C. Markinson, DPM

Screening for Dementia
Audrey K. Chun, MD

Hearing
Sujana S. Chandrasekhar, MD, FACS, FAAO-HNS

COPD & Asthma
Patrick M. Chae, MD

Atrial Fibrillation
Davendra Mehta, MD, PhD, FACC, FRCP, FHRS

Palliative Care in the ICU
Judith E. Nelson, MD, JD

Dermatology
Caroline Halverstam, MD

Symptom Management I:
Constipation, SOB, Nausea and Anorexia

Emily Chai, MD

Fecal Incontinence
Brijen Shah, MD

Nursing Home Billing & Documentation
Mark Levy, MD, MPH

Balance & Vertigo
Sujana S. Chandrasekhar, MD, FACS, FAAO-HNS & James Gurley, PT, DPT, NCS

Addressing Your Patients' Spiritual Needs
Rabbi Edith M. Meyerson, DMin, BCC &
Helen M. Fernandez, MD, MPH


Hematological Malignancies
Adriana Kaczaraj Malone, MD

Home Care
Linda V. DeCherrie, MD

Use of Adjuvants for Pain Management
Emily Chai, MD

Pediatric Palliative Care
Eugene Perlov, MD

Capacity Assessment
Kimberly G. Klipstein, MD

Interventional Pain
Stelian Serban, MD

Oral Care: A Forgotten Care of Older Adults
Miriam R. Robbins, DDS, MS, DABSCD

Stroke
Steven R. Levine, MD, FAHA, FAAN, FANA

Accountable Care & Health System Redesign
Jeffrey I. Farber, MD, MBA, CPE

Pain Management
Nathan E. Goldstein, MD

Late Life Depression
Gary J. Kennedy, MD

Cardiovascular Disease
Mary Ann McLaughlin, MD, MPH, FACC

Palliative Care Emergencies
Cardinale B. Smith, MD, MSCR

Managing Aortic Stenosis, Mitral Regerg
& Antibiotic Prophylaxis

Mary Ann McLaughlin, MD, MPH, FACC

Surgical Emergencies
Celia M. Divino, MD, FACS

Geriatric Emergency Medicine
Ula Y. Hwang, MD, MPH &
Martine Sanon, MD


Anorexia, Cachexia & Weight Loss
Rebecca Solomon, MS, RD, CDN

Rheumatology
Leslie D. Kerr, MD

Infectious Disease:
Pneumonia, UTI's & C-Dif

Michael P. Mullen, MD

Depression
Matthew Majeske, MD

Coma and Change in Mental Status
Mara Lugassy, MD

BPH & Prostate Cancer

Simon J. Hall, MD

The 10 Minute Geriatric Assessment
Fredrick T. Sherman, MD, MSc

Oncology: Breast, Lung & Colon Cancers
Felice LePar, MD, MPH

Chemotherapy Related Toxicity and
Oncologic Complications

Cardinale B. Smith, MD, MSCR

Diabetes
Emilia Pauline Liao, MD

Feeding & Swallowing Disorders
Leanne Goldberg, MS, CCC-SLP

End-of-Life Symptoms
Joanna B. Sheinfeld, MD

Approach to Decision Making for
Patients Who Lack Capacity

Hannah I. Lipman, MD, MS

Medical Decision Making
Hannah I. Lipman, MD, MS

Palliative Care 2014
R. Sean Morrison, MD

Delirium
Audrey K. Chun, MD

Falls
Helen M. Fernandez, MD, MPH

Principles in Geriatric Rehabilitation
David C. Thomas, MD, MHPE

Musculoskeletal Medicine
David C. Thomas, MD, MHPE

Anxiety
Dennis Popeo, MD

HIV/AIDS in Older Adults
Beverly Forsyth, MD

Transitions of Care
Martine Sanon, MD,  
Sapina Kirpalani, MSN, RN, GNP, ANP-BC &
Annie Kleinman, LMSW


Basic Opioids 101
Stephen Berns, MD

CHF
Ajith P. Nair, MD

Sleep Disorders
Steven H. Feinsilver, MD

Palliative Radiation Therapy
Stephen Berns, MD

Culture & Palliative Care
Helen M. Fernandez, MD, MPH

Diagnosis and Evaluation of
Peripheral Vascular Disease

Victoria J. Teodorescu, MD, MBA, RVT

Hospice
Noel S. C. Javier, MD

CAD Management:
Cardiac and Perioperative Risk Assessment

Joseph M. Sweeny, MD

Grief, Bereavement & Psychosocial Issues
Marianne Gelber, GNP, ACHPN &
Jane Knowles, MPH, LCSW


Medication Management
Beatriz Korc-Grodzicki, MD, PhD &
Ravishankar
Ramaswamy, MD, MS

Thyroid Disease
Maria Skamagas, MD

Nutrition/Hydration in Serious Illness
Jane Morris, RN, MS, ACHPN &
Emily Chai, MD


Older Drivers, Tough Conversations
Maria Torroella Carney, MD, FACP

Low Back Pain
Parag Sheth, MD

Bringing It All Back Home:
The Geriatric and Palliative Care Approach

Rosanne M. Leipzig, MD, PhD


 
 

Faculty


Program Co-Directors

Emily Chai, MD
Associate Professor
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and
Palliative Medicine
Associate Director, Lilian and Benjamin Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Helen M. Fernandez, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Director, Geriatrics Fellowship Program
Associate Director, Medical Education
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and
Palliative Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Bethann M. Scarborough, MD
Assistant Professor
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and
Palliative Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Guest Faculty

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

Cynthia M. Boyd, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Center on Aging and Health
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Maria Torroella Carney, MD, FACP
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine
Chief, Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine
North Shore-LIJ Department of Medicine and Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine
New Hyde Park, NY

Sita Chokhavatia, MD, FACP, FACG,
AGAF, FASGE

Associate Professor
Associate Chief
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine
New Brunswick, NJ

Susan E. Cohen, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
NYU School of Medicine
Director, Palliative Care Program
Chief, Section of Palliative Care
Division of Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Care
Bellevue Hospital Center
New York, NY

Gabrialle Goldberg, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine
North Shore-LIJ Medical Center
Advanced Illness Management/
House Calls Program
New Hyde Park, NY

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
Assistant Professor
Associate Program Director
Division of Dermatology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Director of Dermatology
Montefiore Medical Center – Wakefield Campus
Bronx, NY

Gary J. Kennedy, MD
Professor
Director, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry
Director, Leslie and Roslyn Goldstein
Fellowship Training Program in Geriatric Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center
Bronx, NY

Holly Koncicki, MD, MS
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Nephrology
North Shore - LIJ Health System
Manhasset, NY

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

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

Steven R. Levine, MD FAHA, FAAN, FANA
Professor & Executive Vice Chair, Neurology
Professor of Emergency Medicine
Chief of Neurology, University Hospital of Brooklyn
Associate Dean for Clinical Research &
Faculty Development
State University of New York (SUNY)
Health Science Center
Brooklyn, NY

Mark Levy, MD, MPH
Chief Medical Officer
Jewish Home Lifecare
New York, NY

Betty Lim, MD
Director, Palliative Care
Geriatric Services
Summit Medical Group
Berkeley Heights, NJ

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

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

Jane Morris, RN, MS, ACHPN
Clinical Coordinator
Division of Palliative Medicine
New York Hospital Queens
Flushing, NY

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

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

Miriam R. Robbins, DDS, MS, DABSCD
Associate Chair
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial
Pathology, Radiology and Medicine
NYU College of Dentistry
New York, NY

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Faculty

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

Stephen Berns, MD
Assistant Professor
Director, Medical Student and Resident Education
Lilian and Benjamin Hertzberg Palliative
Care Institute
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

Patrick M. Chae, MD
Clinical Instructor
Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and
Sleep Medicine
Park Avenue Pulmonary Care

Sujana S. Chandrasekhar, MD, FACS, FAAO-HNS
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Otolaryngology
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Director, Comprehensive Balance Center,
New York Head & Neck Institute
North Shore-LIJ Health System
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

Houman Danesh, MD
Assistant Professor
Departments of Anesthesiology and
Rehabilitation Medicine
Director, Integrative Pain Management

Linda V. DeCherrie, MD
Associate Professor
Program Director, Primary Care Residency Program
Director, Mount Sinai Visiting Doctors and
Chelsea-Village House Call Programs
Department of Medicine and
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and
Palliative Medicine

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

Ebby Elahi, MD, FACS
Clinical Professor
Ophthalmic, Oculofacial Surgery and Global Health
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
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, MBA, CPE
Associate Professor
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and
Palliative Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Vice President, Hospital Services Utilization
Mount Sinai Health System
Chief Medical Officer, Mount Sinai Care, LLC

Steven H. Feinsilver, MD
Professor
Department of Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine,
Director, Center for Sleep Medicine

Beverly Forsyth, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Infectious Disease
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

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

Leanne Goldberg, MS, CCC-SLP
Clinical Specialist, Speech and Language Pathology
Department of Otolaryngology
Eugen Grabscheid MD Voice, Swallowing and Airway Center
The Mount Sinai Medical Center

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

Simon J. Hall, MD
Associate Professor
Director, Deane Prostate Health and
Research Center
Milton & Carroll Petrie Department of Urology

Jay R. Horton, PhD, NP
Adjunct Professor of Clinical Nursing
Columbia University School of Nursing
Clinical Program Manager
Lilian and Benjamin Hertzberg Palliative
Care Institute
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and
Palliative Medicine

Ula Y. Hwang, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Departments of Emergency Medicine and
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and
Palliative Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC)
James J. Peters VA Medical Center
Bronx, NY

Noel S. C. Javier, MD
Assistant Professor
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and
Palliative Medicine

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

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

Annie Kleinman, LMSW
Department of Social Work Services
The Mount Sinai Medical Center

Kimberly G. Klipstein, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Director, Consultation Psychiatry Service
Director, Psychosomatic Medicine Fellowship

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

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

Rosanne M. Leipzig, MD, PhD
Gerald and May Ellen Ritter Professor
Vice Chair for Education
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and
Palliative Medicine

Emilia Pauline Liao, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology
Associate Program Director
Endocrine Fellowship
Mount Sinai Beth Israel

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
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

Matthew Majeske, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Director, Geriatric Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic
Mount Sinai Hospital
Attending Psychiatrist, ECT Service

Adriana Kaczaraj Malone, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Associate Director, Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program
Director, BMT Fellowship Program
Tisch Cancer Institute

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

Deborah Matza, RN, MPH, RYT
Yoga Therapist
Lilian and Benjamin Hertzberg Palliative
Care Institute
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and
Palliative Medicine

Mary Ann McLaughlin, MD, MPH, FACC
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
Medical Director, Cardiac Health Program

Davendra Mehta, MD, PhD, FACC, FRCP, FHRS
Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Director, Electrophysiology Section
Mount Sinai St. Luke's

Rabbi Edith Meyerson, Dmin, BCC
Clinical Instructor
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and
Palliative Medicine
Director of Pastoral Counseling and Bereavement Services, Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute

Rolfe Sean Morrison, MD
Hermann Merkin Professor of Palliative Care
Professor of Geriatrics and Medicine
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and
Palliative Medicine
Co-Director, Patty and Jay Baker National Palliative Care Center
Director, National Palliative Care Research Center
Director, Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute

Michael P. Mullen, MD
Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Director, HIV Institute (IMA)
Mount Sinai Health System

Ajith P. Nair, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine,
Division of Cardiology

Judith E. Nelson, MD, JD
Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and
Sleep Medicine

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

Ravishankar Ramaswamy, MD, MS
Assistant Professor
Associate Director
Geriatrics Fellowship Program
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and
Palliative Medicine

Nisha Rughwani, MD
Assistant Professor
Director, Inpatient Medical Services
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and
Palliative Medicine

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

Martine Sanon, MD
Assistant Professor
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and
Palliative Medicine
Director, Mobile Acute Care of Elders
(MACE) Service
Department of Medicine,
Division of Hospital Medicine

Stelian Serban, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Division of Pain Management

Brijen Shah, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and
Palliative Medicine

Joanna B. 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

Parag Sheth, MD
Assistant Professor
Director, Spinal Intervention
Department of Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine

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

Maria Skamagas, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Divisions of Endocrinology, Diabetes and
Bone Disease

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

Rebecca Solomon, MS, RD, CDN
Director of Clinical Nutrition
Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Petrie and Brooklyn Divisions

Rainier Patrick Soriano, MD
Associate Professor
Director, Medical Student Education
Co-Director, Curriculum and Director of
Educational Technology
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and
Palliative Medicine

Joseph M. Sweeny, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
CAD Management
Cardiac and Perioperative Risk Assessment

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

Victoria J. Teodorescu, MD, MBA, RVT
Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
Medical Director, Vascular Laboratory

David C. Thomas, MD, MHPE
Professor
Departments of Medicine and
Rehabilitation Medicine
Vice Chair for Education
Samuel Bronfman Department of Medicine
Associate Dean for CME

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


 
 

Learning Objectives


At the conclusion of this program, participants caring for older adults 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
  • Identify major geriatric syndromes and effectively manage these syndromes
  • 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 patient’s quality of life
  • Assess and manage pain and non-pain issues
  • 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


Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 77 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Date of Original Release: October 15, 2014
Date Credits Expire: October 15, 2017
Estimated Time to Complete: 77 hours