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AMDA's 2018 Annual Conference


TH03-18 - Latest Approaches to Difficult Medical Issues in PA/LTC


Mar 22, 2018 8:00am ‐ Mar 22, 2018 11:30am


Credits: None available.

Standard: $20.00

Description

This popular session, by four experienced speakers from Saint Louis University and the University of North Carolina, will present an intensive session covering current and difficult clinical topic in the care of frail elders in the continuum of care. Topics will reflect best recent medical evidence, evidence-based guidelines, and current health care best practices.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Consider a multi-faceted approach to manage lower extremity mobility and polysubstance abuse in PA/LTC. 
  2. Discuss treatment options for epilepsy and hepatitis management in PA/LTC. 
  3. Use guidelines for management of anemia and vaccination in PA/LTC. 
  4. Choose appropriate medications for joint pain and osteoporosis in PA/LTC.

Speaker(s):

  • Julie Gammack, MD, CMD, Professor, Saint Louis University
  • Milta Oyola Little, DO, CMD
  • Angela Sanford, MD, CMD, Assistant Professor, Saint Louis University
  • Philip Sloane, MD, MPH, Distinguished Professor, Co-Director, Program on Aging, Sheps Center for HSR, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Credits

Credits: None available.

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