Primary Care: Top Topics in Rheumatology and Geriatrics

Venue: Hyatt Regency Sarasota

Location: Sarasota, Florida, United States

Event Date/Time: Jan 22, 2018 / 8:00 am - (EST) End Date/Time: Jan 26, 2018 / 12:15 pm - (EST)
Registration Date: Jan 22, 2018 Time: 08:00:00 - (EST)
Early Registration Date: Dec 23, 2017 Time: 17:00:00 - (EST)
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ALL AMS CME 2017-2018 medical conferences are Live, half-day, Commercial Support Free medical events and are approved for 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, AAFP Prescribed, ACEP Category 1,  ACOG Cognate Credits, and AAP Credits. 

All of our medical meetings are clinically useful evidence/case-based, guideline-driven, Primary Care content that is immediately applicable to your practice.  All of our CME conferences, both live and recorded, can be found on our website.

All AMS CME meetings are held in Sarasota, Florida, and are designed for Primary Care Practitioners in the specialties of Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and even Specialists who would like practical and clinically relevant reviews and updates in Primary Care Medicine.   Can’t attend our live CME Florida medical conferences? Check out our Self Study Travel CME courses on our website at   American Medical Seminars, Inc. presents 21 live, half-day Primary Care Medical Seminars in Sarasota, Florida each year.    American Medical Seminars (AMS) Live, Audio and Video CME is 100% FREE of Commercial Support.  AMS relies solely on our registration fees and do not allow vendors in an effort to maintain unbiased and promotion free CME   Evidence-based, clinical and Guideline-driven CME is our sole purpose and primary goal so as to improve your practice and patient outcomes.  

Serious Education in a Beautiful Location.   We work you hard all morning and your afternoons are free to enjoy for yourself, your family and to relax and reflect on what you've learned.  You will return the next day refreshed and ready for more practical and clinically relevant information.     But most importantly, you will go back to work with new clinical strategies to implement and you'll be energized, instead of being burned out from day-long sessions.



1000 Blvd. of the Arts
United States

Conference Speakers

Gary H. Oberlender, M.D., F.A.C.P. - Senior Evaluations, LLC John W. Pendleton, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.R. - Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Additional Information


A Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approach to the Patient Presenting with an Inflammatory Arthritis. (Pendleton)

A Practical Approach to Falls and Urinary Incontinence in the Elderly. (Oberlender)


Advanced Nutritional Assessment and Therapy. (Oberlender)


Contemporary Issues in End of Life Care. (Oberlender)


Delirium in the Elderly – Current Concepts. (Oberlender)


Evaluation and Treatment of Dementia in Seniors. (Oberlender)


Geriatric Depression: Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment. (Oberlender)


Gout and Pseudogout in the Elderly. (Pendleton)


Health Maintenance and Exercise for the Older Patient. (Pendleton)


Improving Communication Skills in Medical Practice. (Oberlender)


Office Orthopedics in the Older Patient. (Pendleton)


Osteoarthritis: Diagnosis and Treatment in the Older Patient. (Pendleton)


Osteoporosis: Contemporary Diagnosis and Treatment. (Pendleton)


Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis. (Pendleton)


Practical Points for the Musculoskeletal Exam for the Primary Care Provider. (Pendleton)


Sensible Approaches to Geriatric Infections. (Oberlender)


Sensible Prescribing Practices for the Elderly. (Oberlender)


The Geriatric Patient: Evidence-Based Answers to Frequently Asked Questions. (Pendleton)


Treatment of Chronic Pain in the Elderly. (Pendleton)


Vitamin B-12 and Vitamin D in Seniors. (Oberlender)