Geriatrics: A Primary Care Approach to the Aging Population

Venue: Hyatt Sarasota on Sarasota Bay

Location: Sarasota, Florida, United States

Event Date/Time: Jan 28, 2013 End Date/Time: Feb 01, 2013
Registration Date: Dec 29, 2012
Early Registration Date: Dec 28, 2012
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American Medical Seminars, Inc. presents 22-25 live Primary Care Medical Seminars in Sarasota, Florida each year. Our CME courses are Commercial Free and are approved for 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ as well as AAFP Prescribed Credits, ACEP Category 1 Credits, ACOG Cognates and AAP Credits for our Pediatric courses. CME Courses, to include topics, objectives and certification can be found at Can’t attend a live CME course? Check out our Self Study CME courses: Audio CME on CD/MP3 and Video CME on DVD/MP4 available in 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Our live CME courses format is that of morning sessions allowing participants time for study, family activities, and recreation. World famous beaches (Siesta Key, rated the #1 Beach by Dr. Beach), Ringling Museum, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, the Asolo Theater, Opera House, Selby Gardens, and Mote Marine Laboratory/Aquarium. Sarasota is only a two hour drive to Disney World, Sea World and other Florida attractions.

Daily Outline:

Day 1
Delirium in the Elderly – Current Concepts.
Osteoporosis: Contemporary Diagnosis and Treatment.
Evaluation and Treatment of Dementia in Seniors.
Osteoarthritis: Diagnosis and Treatment in the Older Patient.

Day 2
Advanced Nutritional Assessment and Therapy.
Practical Points for the Musculoskeletal Exam for the Primary Care Provider.
Vitamin B-12 and Vitamin D in Seniors.
The Geriatric Patient: Evidence-Based Answers to Frequently Asked Questions.

Day 3
Health Maintenance and Exercise for the Older Patient.
Sensible Approaches to Geriatric Infections.
Rheumatologic Lab Tests and Rheumatoid Arthritis in the Elderly.
Geriatric Depression: Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment.

Day 4
Sensible Prescribing Practices for the Elderly.
Treatment of Chronic Pain in the Elderly.
Contemporary Issues in End of Life Care.
Office Orthopedics in the Older Patient.

Day 5
Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis.
A Practical Approach to Falls and Urinary Incontinence in the Elderly.
Gout and Pseudogout in the Elderly.
Improving Communication Skills in Medical Practice.


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Physician Fees $795.00 Regular Registration (30 days prior to start date) $845.00 Late Registration Non Physician/Resident* Fees $695.00 Regular Registration (30 days prior to start date) $745.00 Late Registration