October 11-13, 2013
Sunriver Resort, Sunriver, Oregon
Course Description & Learning Objectives
The Oregon Geriatrics Society conference is designed for physicians, nurse practitioners, and other health care professionals who work with older adults in various care settings. At the conclusion of this activity, participants will have:
- Tools to approach treatment plans in the geriatric population for age-related ENT problems
- Better understanding of the natural history of aortic stenosis and increased confidence in when to refer for aortic value replacement surgery
- Increased recognition of patients with osteoporosis or those at risk for developing osteoporosis
- Increased ability to recognize signs and symptoms of failing joint replacement
- Identified how multidisciplinary interventions, in conjunction with risk stratification, present opportunities to reduce re-hospitalization rates
- Increased understanding of the parameters for patient participation in physician-assisted death under the Oregon Death With Dignity Act
Accreditation and Credit
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essentials and Standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) and Oregon Geriatrics Society. OHSU is accredited by the ACCME to provide CME for physicians.
American Medical Association: Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine, Division of Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American Nurses Credentialing Center recognizes AMA Category 1 CreditsTM.
American Medical Directors: This live activity has been AMDCP pre-approved for a total of 7 credit hours in Management and 8 credit hours in Clinical Education toward certification/recertification as a Certified Medical Director in Long-Term Care (CMD). The AMDA CMD program is administered by the American Medical Directors Certification Program. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit actually spent on the activity.
American Academy of Family Physicians: This Live activity, 14th Annual Oregon Geriatrics Society Conference, with a beginning date of 10/11/2013, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 16.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nursing Homes Administration Board: Approved for 15.5 hours