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34th Annual UCLA Intensive Course in Geriatric Medicine & Board Review
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Activity Name: 34th Annual UCLA Intensive Course in Geriatric Medicine & Board Review
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One of the longest-running courses of its kind, the UCLA Intensive Course in Geriatric Medicine is a four-day course and board review in geriatric medicine that emphasizes an evidence-based and functional approach to the comprehensive care of older adults. It is designed for health professionals who wish to enhance their ability to care for older adults, and for physicians who are preparing for the initial certification or re-certification examinations in Geriatric Medicine offered by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and the American Board of Family Practice (ABFP).

Features include the following:

  • The 34th Annual UCLA Intensive Course is presented concurrently with the 2017 Intensive Course in Geriatric Pharmacy and Board Review, and participants may attend sessions in either course.
  • Speaker presentations and supplementary materials are provided in a searchable and annotatable PDF syllabus.
  • Over nine hours of optional interactive board review sessions are offered.
  • Three interactive preconference workshops are scheduled on a variety of topics including geriatric cardiovascular diseases, transitions in care, and complementary and alternative medicine.
Course Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the basic principles of geriatric medicine
  • Apply principles of geriatric assessment, geriatric pharmacology, rehabilitation, and long-term care to the patient care setting
  • Understand key aspects of neurology, cardiology, psychiatry, urology, hematology, gastroenterology, nephrology, endocrinology, pharmacology, and rheumatology as they apply to older patients
  • Identify psychosocial problems and ethical issues in decision-making, and formulate an approach to these problems
  • Comprehend the major geriatric syndromes such as incontinence, pain management, osteoporosis, and explain the appropriate geriatric medicine approaches to them
Location Information
Meeting Location: UCLA Meyer & Renee Luskin Conference Center
Meeting Location URL:
Location Address: 425 Westwood Plaza
Location City: Los Angeles
Location State: CA
Location Postal Code: 90095
Location Country: US
Activity Information
Start Date: 9/13/2017
End Date: 9/16/2017
Meeting Size: Early enrollment is advised.
  • $1,150 - Physicians
  • $1,025 - AGS Membership
  • $950 - Pharmacists
  • $850 - All other allied health professionals
  • $675 - Indian Health Services (proof of employment required at time of registration)
Meeting URL:
Printable Materials:
Credit Information
Credit Amount: 37.50
Credit Unit: Credits
Accreditation: ACCME - Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education > AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Activity Learning Format: Live Activity
Sponsor Name: David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Office of Continuing Medical Education
Sponsor Address: 10920 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1060
Sponsor City: Los Angeles
Sponsor State: CA
Sponsor Postal Code: 90024
Sponsor Country: US
Contact Information
Contact Name: Eloisa Ayala
Contact Address: 10920 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1060
Contact City: Los Angeles
Contact State: CA
Contact Postal Code: 90024
Contact Country: US
Contact Phone: 310-794-2620
Contact Email:

Type:     Live Activity
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