Key Essentials for Optimizing Patient Care
A Local 7 Block CME Series
Providing Access to 37 Category 1A Credits
Fall 2012 - winter 2013
Geriatrics || Saturday, September 8, 2012
Psychiatry || Saturday, September 22, 2012
Cardiology & Transgenerational Nutrition || Saturday, October 20, 2012
Pain Management || Saturday, October 27, 2012
Gastroenterology/Vascular Surgery/Oncology || Saturday, November 17, 2012
Palliative Care || Saturday, December 8, 2012
Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine || Saturday, January 12, 2013
Upon completion of this series, participants should be able to:
- Implement improved care for geriatric patients by assessing and treating dementia, preventing functional decline in hospitalized patients, and decreasing adverse drug effects.
- Improve treatment plans for patients with Major Depression, Post partum depression, and drug dependence through current guidelines.
- Differentiate and coordinate appropriate management for abnormalities identified on EKG.
- Identify the nutritional needs of patients from the prenatal period through the silver years.
- Implement current guidelines and recommendations for the management of pain in the outpatient setting, with a special focus on pediatric pain and patients with cancer pain.
- Develop prevention and treatment plans for various diseases including: inflammatory bowel disease, cancer of the gastrointestinal tract, and deep vein thrombosis.
- Summarize the key aspects of palliative care management including: eligibility for hospice, advanced care planning, and the transition from chronic care to palliative care.
- Implement osteopathic manipulative treatment for commonly diagnosed problems in pediatric, pregnant, and geriatric patients and charge appropriately for these services.
UMDNJ-SOM is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Council for Continuing Medical Education. This CME Program anticipates 37 category 1A CME credit hours pending approval by the AOA Council for Continuing Medical Education. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Method of Participation
For successful completion of activity and subsequent awarding of credits, individuals are required to participate in the entire activity session and complete an activity evaluation and CE request/attestation forms.
The views expressed in this activity are those of the faculty. It should not be inferred or assumed that they are expressing the views of any manufacturer of pharmaceuticals and/or medical devices, or the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ).
This course series is supported in part by educational grants in accordance with AOA standards.