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Topics in Child & Adolescent Medicine, Women’s Health, and Geriatrics

Start Date : December 16, 2018
End Date : December 23, 2018
Time : 4:00 pm to6:15 am

Phone : 18004220711
Email : registrar@continuingeducation.net

Description

Topics:

  1. Dementia vs. Depression (diagnosis/management)

    • Distinguish between dementia and depression.

    • Identify the main causes of dementia and apply appropriate diagnostic and treatment strategies.

    • Utilize the Alzheimer''s Association Pocketcard App for an updated easily accessible resource in primary care settings.

    • Recognize and manage depression in older patients.



  2. Delirium (prevention, diagnosis, management)

    • Apply the Confusion Assessment Method to diagnose delirium

    • Identify and treat underlying causes of delirium

    • Maximize use of non-pharmachologic approaches to delirium



  3. Critical Geriatric Perspectives: Frailty,Debility, and the Importance of Functional Assessment

    • Define debility and frailty.

    • Identify the different functions included in Activities of Daily Living and Instrumental Activites of Daily Living.

    • How to utilize the health care team to assist your patients maximize functional status.



  4. Geriatric Physical Assessment:What is Normal and What is Not

    • Recognize the challenges to a quality geriatric physical examination.

    • Distinguish between clinical signs of normal aging and pathological findings in physical examination through a photographic review.



  5. Successful Aging-How to Stay Sharp and Fit as the Birthdays fly by

    • Discover top tips for keeping a sharp mind and body for yourself and your aging patients.



  6. Polypharmacy: More is not Better

    • Recognize polypharmacy and prioritize treatment medications

    • Select practical regimens for improved medication compliance.

    • Employ geriatric prescribing prinicples such as "start low and go slow" to lessen adverse outcomes.



  7. Preventative Care for Older Patients: Get your shots and don't fall!

    • Implement current adult immunization schedule for older patients

    • Analyze the root cause of falls and implement appropriate preventative strategies.



  8. Common Childhood Infections: Diagnosis and Treatment

    • Identify an approach to evaluate and manage infants/children with fever

    • Describe bacterial and viral illnesses of the respiratory tree with a focus on epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment.

    • List the characteristic features and describe the clinical courses of common exanthems.



  9. Health Risk Assessment and Prevention in Childhood

    • Use evidence-based recommendations and guidelines to establish standardized procedures, including standardized protocols to screen child and adolescent patients

    • Evaluate current clinical practices for alignment with updated evidence-based clinical preventive guidelines from the AAP and USPSTF.

    • Develop a strategy to facilitate the adoption of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.



  10. Adolescent Immunizations

    • Identify available vaccine administration strategies and resources, available patient education resources, vaccine alert systems, and current immunization schedules.

    • Use evidence-based recommendations and guidelines to establish standardized vaccine administration procedures, including standardized protocols to screen for immunizations during patient encounters.

    • Counsel patients, and parents of children, using available patient education resources and motivational interviewing about vaccine safety and efficacy.

    • Participate in available childhood immunization programs, and administer using a standardized process.



  11. HPV: Prevention and Management

    • Discuss the role of HPV in cancer

    • Review the available strategies for HPV prevention

    • Apply USPSTF recommendations on screening for cervical dysplasia during routine office visits.

    • Use evidence-based recommendations to evaluate women who have abnormal Pap test results to determine appropriate treatment or referral



  12. Contraception: Beyond Condoms, Pills, and Sterilization

    • Describe principles of patient selection regarding contraceptives

    • Discuss the indications/contraindications for various contraceptive methods

    • Appraise recommendations for use of long-acting reversible contraceptives

    • State the options and indications regarding methods of emergency contraception



  13. Menopause - The Heat Goes On!

    • Develop an approach to evaluate the patient experiencing vasomotor instability.

    • Identify the options for treatment of the patient with vasomotor instability.

    • Provide patient education on the potential risks and benefits of hormone replacement therapy (HRT).



  14. Breast Cancer: Prevention and Screening

    • Discuss the epidemiology of breast cancer.

    • Review factors in breast cancer prevention.

    • Use an evidence-based approach to recommendations on screening for breast cancer.

    • State the USPSTF recommendations on screening for breast cancer.



Registration Info

Go to

https://continuingeducation.net/coursedescription.php?topic=Child_Adolescent_Medicine_Womens_Health_Geriatrics

or call 1-800-422-0711

Contact the Organizer

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Continuing Education, Inc ,
5700 4th St. N.

Aboard Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas


Tel: 18004220711
Mobile: 18004220711
Email: registrar@continuingeducation.net
Website: http://www.continuingeducation.net


Event Categories: Family Practice, Geriatrics, Obstetrics, and Pediatrics.

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