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AMDA's 32nd Annual Symposium


A07 - Is There a Specialist in the Home? Dermatology, Presbycusis and Foot Health


Mar 5, 2009 1:30pm ‐ Mar 5, 2009 5:00pm

Standard: $24.00

Description

AMDCP Credit Designation:

This session has been approved for a total of 3 Clinical credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).

TheAmerican Medical Directors Association designates this educational activity fora maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim creditcommensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Presenter(s): Belinda A. Vicioso, MD, CMD(Moderator); Kathleen Y. Harrell, NP-C; Bonnie L. Wirfs, MD, CMD; Elizabeth G.Finigan, MD; Arthur Helfand, DPM

Disclosure(s):
BelindaA. Vicioso, MD, CMD is on the P&T committee and received an honorarium fromOmnicare, Inc.

Allother presenters reported they had no relevant financial relationships todisclose.

Session Description:
This session brings pearls from the domains of long term carespecialists. Topics to be coveredare: geriatric skin disorders in variouslong term care settings; hearing loss and its impact on SNF residentcommunication, cognition and socialization with a bedside diagnostic method toidentify common otologic problems; foot health and how to develop a Foot HealthProgram for long term care practitioners including the assessment, education,care, management and training components of the program.

Learning Objectives:
  • Outline the demographic imperative for our elderly patients’ needs inthe areas of skin problems, hearing loss and foot health
  • Diagnose and treat common disorders in these domains in the elderly
  • Explain diagnostic and treatment strategies and methods for use bypractitioners in each specialty area

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Marks R Skin Disease in Old Age Martin Dunitz London 1999
Norman, R ed Geriatric Dermatology (book) ParthenonInternational Publishing London/New York (2001)
Norman, R Clinical Geriatrics Norman, R (book co-editor withT.S. Dharmarajan) January 2003 Parthenon/CRC Publishing
Norman R Dermatologic Therapy Geriatric Dermatology
Volume 16, Number 3, November 2003 Guest editor
Rhodes L, Norman R, Wrone D, Alam M Cutaneous surgery in theelderly: ensuring comfort and safety Dermatologic Therapy Volume 16, Number 3,November 2003 pp. 243-253.
Norman, R Dermatologic Clinics Geriatric Dermatology
January 2004 Guest editor
Norman R, The Future Direction of Dermatologic Therapy (coverarticle) Skin and Aging January 2005 p. 32-34, 47
Norman, RECPN (Extended Care) Xerosis and Pruritus in the Elderly, Part 1 pp 12-14February 2006 Vol 52 Issue 2
Norman, RECPN (Extended Care) Xerosis and Pruritus in the Elderly, Part 2 pp 1820-14March 2006 Vol 52 Issue 3
Norman, R The American Experience The Age of Skin TheNewsletter of the Senior Skin Group for Skin Disease of the Elderly (Great Britain)Issue 7, March 2006.
Norman R Updates in Geriatrics The Division of GeriatricMedicine at Saint Louis University Geriatric Dermatology (in four subjectCD-ROM) May 2006
Norman, R ed Diagnosis of Aging Skin Diseases (book)Springer-Verlag London May 2008

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