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Outpatient Management of Common Geriatric Syndromes (On-Demand)

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Step Status
Educational Materials
Release Date: Sat, 1/1/22
Termination Date: Sat, 12/31/22
Credits: 3
Educational Objectives: At the end of this activity, participant should be able to:
  1. identify geriatric syndromes commonly managed in the outpatient setting, including dementia, osteoporosis, polypharmacy and falls.
  2. formulate management plans for each of these common geriatric syndromes, while considering patient’s preference, overall health and social support.
  3. recognize risk factors for unsafe driving in older adults.
  4. provide a comprehensive plan for older adults who are potentially unsafe drivers; including screening, assessment and guidance.
Target Audience: This activity is appropriate for Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Other Healthcare Professionals, Physician Assistants, Physicians, Social Workers in the fields of Family Medicine, General Medicine, Geriatric Medicine.
Accreditation and Credit Designation:

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Michigan Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Original Release Date: June 2021
Termination Date: May 2024

There are no relevant financial relationships to disclose for this activity.

Additional Info: Bibliographic Resources

Sambrook et al. Lancet 2006;367:2010-8
Cooper C, Am J Med, 1997;103(2A):12S-17S
S.C.E. Schuit et al. Bone 34:195-202, 2004
Mizenko, A. J., Tefft, B. C., Arnold, L. S., Grabowski, J. (2014, November).
Foley, D. J., Heimovitz, H. K., Guralnik, J. M., & Brock, D. B. (2002, August). Driving life expectancy of persons aged 70 years and older in the United States. American Journal of Public Health, 92, 8, 1282-9

Credits available:

AMA PRA Category 1: 3.00
Participation: 3.00