36th Annual UCLA Intensive Course in Geriatric Medicine and Board Review 2019-Videos+PDFs

36th Annual UCLA Intensive Course in Geriatric Medicine and Board Review 2019-Videos+PDFs

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Date of Original Release: December 31, 2019
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David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Board Review

This highly regarded program in geriatric medicine illustrates a practical, evidence-based approach to comprehensive care of older adults.

Explore Key Topics in Geriatric Medicine

The 36th Annual UCLA Intensive Course in Geriatric Medicine & Board Review aims to enhance your knowledge of essential topics in primary and specialty care of your aging patients. Led by Zaldy Tan, MD, MPH, this CME program will help you to keep pace with the latest developments and to prepare for certification or re-certification exams in geriatric medicine offered by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and the American Board of Family Practice (ABFP).

This board review will help you to better:

  • Apply principles of geriatric assessment, geriatric pharmacology, rehabilitation, and long-term care to the patient care setting
  • Recognize major geriatric syndromes such as incontinence, pain management, and osteoporosis, and describe appropriate approaches
  • Create personalized medication regimens for medically complex older adults
  • Identify psychosocial problems and ethical issues in decision-making, and formulate an approach to these problems


General Principles of Aging

  • Physiology of Aging – Zaldy Tan, MD, MPH
  • Live Long and Prosper! Mechanisms to Delay Aging – Steven Castle, MD
  • Pharmacokinetic Considerations in the Elderly – Patrick Chan, PharmD, PhD
  • Geriatrics Literature Update: 2019 – Arun S. Karlamangla, MD, PhD
  • David H. Solomon Memorial Award Lecture Implementation and Scaling of New Models of Geriatrics Care – Albert L. Siu, MD, MSPH
  • Preventive Health Care in the Geriatric Patient: What Are We Trying to Prevent? – Erin Atkinson Cook, MD
  • Infections in Older Persons – Tara Vijayan, MD

Falls and Musculoskeletal

  • Falls: Assessment and Management – David A. Ganz, MD, PhD
  • Geriatric Rehabilitation – Dixie Aragaki, MD
  • Rheumatology Therapeutic Advances: Vasculitis, Gout, and Rheumatoid Arthritis – Arash A. Horizon, MD
  • Nutrition Through the Ages – Zhaoping Li, MD, PhD

Aging Organ Systems

  • Common GI Issues in Older Persons – Kevin Ghassemi, MD
  • Prostate Disease – Chad Baxter, MD
  • Urinary Incontinence – Ja-Hong Kim, MD
  • Pulmonary Diseases in Older Persons – Eric Kleerup, MD
  • Chronic Kidney Disease – James Wilson, MD, MS, FACP

Cardiovascular Conditions

  • Hypertension in Older Adults – Anjay Rastogi, MD, PhD
  • Atrial Fibrillation – Karol E. Watson, MD, PhD
  • Update in the Management of Heart Failure – Freny Vaghaiwalla Mody, MD
  • Perioperative Assessment in the Older Adult – Sondra Vazirani, MD, MPH
  • Geriatric Cardiology: Approach to Cardiovascular Disease Management in Relation to Aging – Deena Goldwater, MD, PhD
  • Quality Improvement: Controversies in Long-Term Care – Dan Osterweil, MD, FACP

Endocrine and Hematologic Disorders

  • Hematologic Disease in the Elderly – Gary Schiller, MD, FACP
  • Osteoporosis: An Overview – Carolyn J. Crandall, MD, MS
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus – Pejman Cohan, MD
  • Endocrine Disorders in Older Persons – Jane E. Weinreb, MD
  • Vision Loss in the Elderly – Mitra Nejad, MD

Pain Management, Palliative Care, and Dermatology

  • Geriatric Pain Management – Irene I. Wu, MD
  • Palliative Care in the Older Patient – Rebecca Yamarik, MD
  • Assessing and Managing Pressure Ulcers – Barbara M. Bates-Jensen, PhD, RN, FAAN
  • Geriatric Dermatology – Jennifer C. Haley, MD
  • Gaining Clarity About Confusion: Sorting Out Impaired Cognition with Selected Cases – David B. Reuben, MD
  • Topics in Geriatric Endocrinology – Albert Shieh, MD

Geriatric Neurology/Psychiatry I

  • The Spectrum of Cognitive Dysfunction – David B. Reuben, MD
  • Pharmacological Treatment Across Dementia Syndromes – Sarah Kremen, MD
  • Psychiatric and Behavioral Symptoms in Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias – Aaron H. Kaufman, MD
  • Sleep Problems in Older People – Cathy A. Alessi, MD
  • Arthur C. Cherkin Memorial Award Lecture – Miia Kivipelto, MD, PhD

Geriatric Neurology/Psychiatry II

  • Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease in the Geriatric Population – Yvette M. Bordelon, MD, PhD
  • Anxiety Disorders in the Elderly – Benjamin M. Shapiro, MD
  • Advances in Treatment and Management of Late-Life Depression – Jürgen Unützer, MD, MPH, MA
  • Substance Abuse in the Older Patient – Pauline Wu, DO