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2/13/2018 - Medical Grand Rounds: Even More Tips on How to Live Long and Prosper: the Geriatrics 2017 Year in Review

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Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

Faculty, residents, fellows, and community physicians in General Internal Medicine and subspecialties.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Incorporate assessment of volume and duration of bouts of sedentary time into actionable strategies to prolong function and delay mortality.
  • Use cognitive function screening in preoperative evaluations of all patients 65+yo undergoing elective surgeries in order to anticipate and intervene to prevent perioperative complications.
  • Use underlying functional and comorbidity status to guide therapeutic BP targets in older patients.

Suggested Additional Reading:

  1. Culley B et al, Anesthesiology, 2017.
  2. Dellinger EP, Pellegrini CA, Gallagher TH. The Aging Physician and the Medical Profession, A Review. JAMA Surgery. October 2017; 152:967-971.
  3. Langa KM et al, JAMA Intern Med, January 2017.

Authors:
Rollin M. Wright, MD, MPH, MS — Assistant Professor Division of Geriatric Medicine
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.