Registration is NOW OPEN for the 28th Annual Clinical Update in Geriatric Medicine Conference scheduled for March 5-7, 2020 at the Pittsburgh Marriott City Center, Pittsburgh, PA.
The conference is jointly sponsored by: The Pennsylvania Geriatrics Society - Western Division
University of Pittsburgh Institute on Aging and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences
Early registration deadline is February 17th
As a reminder, members of the Pennsylvania Geriatrics Society – Western Division are entitled to a discount when registering for this AGS award-winning conference.
CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh and [Insert name of Joint Sponsor]. The University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Note: the credit count includes the dinner symposium.
Physicians - The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nursing (CNE) - The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 20.0 contact hours.
Pharmacy (CPE) - This knowledge-based activity provides 20.0 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit.
Other health care professionals - Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE
The Year in Review for Geriatric Medicine covering highlights of recent advances/controversies.
State-of-the-Art Updates on common geriatric conditions, tailored to each setting, i.e., office, hospital, home, nursing home.
Geriatric Cardiology Symposium and Cardiology Expert Panel Q&A: Statin Therapy for Older Adults; Hypertension Treatment; Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF) and more.
Special topics including: Vignettes on Common Infections in the Geriatric Population; Update on Bone Health; Vaccinations in the Elderly.
Popular Ask the Expert Sessions: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Psychiatry and Dentistry.
The dinner symposium, held on Thursday, March 5th features
Sunny Linnebur, PharmD, FCCP, FASCP, BCPS, BCGP, President, American Geriatrics Society.
Dr. Linnebur will present, “4M’s: Medication in an Aging Friendly Health System.”
For more information please contact Nadine Popovich, conference planner
at firstname.lastname@example.org or to (412) 321-5030.