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Geriatrics

23rd Annual Clinical Update in Geriatric Medicine

This course is designed for family practitioners, internists, geriatricians, and other health care professionals who provide care to older adults. Previous attendees will also be interested because of the conference’s continually changing topics, speakers and approach.

Cancer Pearls for the Geriatrician

UPMC's Dr. Gijsberta van Londen provides an overview of cancer in the elderly including pearls of wisdom for practitioners serving the geriatric population. The presentation offers special insight into screening, assessment and management of the geriatric cancer patient.

Publish Date: 6/20/2012
Total Viewing Time: 40 min.

CME

Hypertension in the Elderly

In his presentation on hypertension in the elderly, Dr. Elnicki covers important topics to the management of the disease, including drug selection, difficult-to-control blood pressure, and resistant hypertension in the elderly.

Publish Date: 6/12/2012
Total Viewing Time: 42 min.

CME

Geriatrics: From Bench to Bedside to Policy

UPMC's Dr. Neil Resnick shares some lessons learned from the bedside care of the geriatric patient and the policies implemented as a result of these experiences. This presentation was part of the speaker series presented by the Aging Institute of UPMC Senior Services and the University of Pittsburgh.

Publish Date: 6/7/2011
Total Viewing Time: 50 minutes

CME

Improving Medication Safety in the Nursing Home Setting

In this course, presented as part of the Aging Institute of UPMC Senior Communities and the University of Pittsburgh speaker series, Dr. Steven Handler discusses the frequency and impact of adverse drug events, followed by solutions to detect and manage these events in the nursing home setting.

Publish Date: 5/4/2011
Total Viewing Time: 53 minutes

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Anxiety Disorders in Older Adults

Anxiety Disorders in Older Adults

Publish Date: 1/27/2015
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The Difference an Age Makes: What's So Special About Seniors?

The Difference an Age Makes: What's So Special About Seniors?

Publish Date: 3/31/2014
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I am not depressed: Assessment and Treatment of Depression in Older Adults in Primary Care

I am not depressed: Assessment and Treatment of Depression in Older Adults in Primary Care

Publish Date: 9/5/2013
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Cancer Pearls for the Geriatrician

Cancer Pearls for the Geriatrician

Publish Date: 6/20/2012
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Hypertension in the Elderly

Hypertension in the Elderly

Publish Date: 6/12/2012
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Quality: Raising the Bar - Implications for Performance

Quality: Raising the Bar - Implications for Performance

Publish Date: 4/10/2012
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Geriatrics: From Bench to Bedside to Policy

Geriatrics: From Bench to Bedside to Policy

Publish Date: 6/7/2011
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Improving Medication Safety in the Nursing Home Setting

Improving Medication Safety in the Nursing Home Setting

Publish Date: 5/4/2011
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