Geriatric Medicine: 2013

Portland, Oregon
Friday, November 01, 2013
Geriatric Medicine: 2013
Friday, November 01, 2013 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific Time)

Providence Portland Medical Center
4805 NE Glisan
Cancer Center Auditorium
Portland, Oregon 97213
United States

Map and Directions

The goal of this program is to provide comprehensive education on topics that are of significant importance to providers caring for geriatric patients. 

Program Objectives:  Following completion of this program, attendees will be able to:

  • Evaluate fall risk and make recommendations to improve patient safety
  • Discuss the four-part approach to management of person's and their family with dementia
  • Effectively coordinate patient care when transferring from the hospital to reduce readmissions
  • Use tools and methodologies for communicating with patients and their families at the end of life. 

Target Audience: Providers, nurses, social workers and case managers practicing in Primary Care, Geriatrics and related specialties

Continuing Education:

  • CME Credit: Providence Portland Medical Center is accredited by the Oregon Medical Association to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.  Application pending.
  • AAFP Prescribed Credit:  This Live activity is pending review and acceptance for prescribed credit by the American Academy of Family Physicians.
  • RN CEU Credit:  Providence St. Vincent Medical Center Department of Nursing is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (Provider #CEP8693). Application pending.

Topics include:

  • Fall Prevention
  • Dementia Care and Management
  • Hospital to Home Care Coordination
  • End of Life Conversations 

Contact Information

  • program presented by

    PMG Education & Development

    program hosted by
    Providence ElderPlace

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