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Intensive Update with Board Review Including COVID-19 in Geriatric and Palliative Medicine 2020

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Oakstone Board Review

Prep for your board exams while gaining expert insight into the latest evidence-based treatment and management of your geriatric and palliative patients. Includes COVID-19 updates. Ideal for MOC.



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From the #1 Best Geriatrics Hospital* in the nation as voted by U.S. News & World Report. This in-depth CME program includes expert presentations on topics like geriatric syndromes, late-life depression, sleep disorders, surgical emergencies, capacity assessment, falls, hospice, and more. In addition to helping you stay current on the latest advancements and newest treatment methodologies, Intensive Update with Board Review Including COVID-19 in Geriatric and Palliative Medicine will help you to:

  • Understand the benefits and drawbacks of novel therapies for older adults
  • Assess and manage pain and non-pain issues
  • Prepare for the ABIM geriatric and palliative medicine board exams
  • Evaluate and guide medical interventions to improve patient quality of life
  • Discuss updates in COVID-19 diagnosis, management and treatment

Updated for Rerelease: November 30, 2020
Date Credits Expire: November 30, 2023
Date of Original Release: December 31, 2018
Contact Hours: 94

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this program, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the latest evidence-based geriatric and palliative medicine
  • Recognize the promises and pitfalls of new treatments for older adults
  • Identify major geriatric syndromes and effectively manage these syndromes
  • Identify psychosocial and ethical issues as they pertain to older adults and formulate a treatment approach
  • Prepare for the ABIM geriatric and palliative medicine board exams
  • Assess and guide medical interventions to improve a patient’s quality of life
  • Assess and manage pain and non-pain issues
  • Provide patient and families with the highest level of medical care that is consistent with their goals
  • Recognize coronavirus treatment and management for older adults

Intended Audience

This activity is designed for clinicians and those who are taking the geriatric medicine and/or hospice and palliative medicine certification(s) or recertification in geriatric medicine. Additionally, this activity is for those physicians and other healthcare professionals who want to update their clinical knowledge in geriatric and palliative medicine.

Topics And Speakers:


  • Geriatrics and Palliative Care, and the Future of Healthcare - R. Sean Morrison, MD
  • Update in Dementia - Mary Sano, PhD
  • Prognostication of Chronic Disease - Bethann Scarborough, MD
  • Falls - Ravishankar Ramaswamy, MD, MS
  • Geriatrics and Palliative Care in the Nursing Home - Gabriel Brandeis, MD, CMD
  • Nutrition/Hydration in Serious Illness - Jane Morris, RN, MS, ACHPN & Cynthia X. Pan, MD, FACP, AGSF
  • Foot Diseases & Disorders - Bryan C. Markinson, DPM
  • Capacity Assessment - Kimberly G. Klipstein, MD
  • Approach to Decision Making for Patients Who Lack Capacity - Terry Altilio, LCSW, ACSW & Priya Krishnasamy, MD
  • Geriatric Nephrology & Renal Palliative Care - Maya K. Rao, MD
  • Perioperative Management - Reena Karani, MD, MHPE, FACP, AGSF
  • Complementary Therapies for Patient and Self Care - JD Elder, MA, LMT & Deborah Matza, RN, MPH, RYT
  • Inpatient & Outpatient Billing & Documentation Including COVID-19 - Emily Chai, MD & Audrey K. Chun, MD
  • Surgical Emergencies - Celia M. Divino, MD, FACS
  • Chemotherapy Related Toxicity and Oncologic Complications - Cardinale B. Smith, MD, PhD
  • Understanding the Hospice Benefit - Bernard Lee, MD
  • Palliative Care in Heart Failure - Mollie Biewald, MD
  • Palliative Care Emergencies - Cardinale B. Smith, MD, PhD
  • BPH & Prostate Cancer - Reza Mehrazin, MD
  • Anemia - Brenda D. Panzera, MD
  • Grief, Bereavement & Psychosocial Issues in COVID Times: For Patients, Families and Clinicians - Jane Knowles, MPH, LCSW & Ankita Mehta, MD
  • Pain Management (Advanced): PCA & Methadone Use - Bethann Scarborough, MD
  • Family Meetings - Gabrielle Goldberg, MD
  • Incorporating Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine Principles into Value-Based Programs - Jeffrey Farber, MD
  • Medical Decision Making - Hannah I. Lipman, MD, MS
  • Stroke - Sara K. Rostanski, MD
  • Falls: Evidence-Based Review - Helen M. Fernandez, MD, MPH
  • Principles in Geriatric Rehabilitation - David C. Thomas, MD, MHPE
  • Musculoskeletal Medicine - David C. Thomas, MD, MHPE
  • Culture & Palliative Care - Helen M. Fernandez, MD, MPH
  • HIV/AIDS in Older Adults - Beverly Forsyth, MD
  • Geriatric Emergency Medicine - Ula Y. Hwang, MD, MPH & Martine Sanon, MD
  • Screening for Dementia - Veronica Rivera, MD
  • Nuts and Bolts of HF Management - Anuradha Lala-Trindade, MD
  • Palliative Care in ALS - Mara Lugassy, MD
  • Sleep Disorders - Steven H. Feinsilver, MD
  • Anxiety - Priya Krishnasamy, MD
  • Diagnosis and Evaluation of Peripheral Vascular Disease - Reid A. Ravin, MD
  • Symptom Management II: Hiccups, Pruritus, Xerostomia, Fatigue and Bowel Obstruction - Betty Lim, MD
  • Hazards of Hospitalization - Martine Sanon, MD
  • Oral Care: A Forgotten Care of Older Adults - Miriam R. Robbins, DDS, MS, DABSCD
  • CAD Management: Cardiac and Perioperative Risk Assessment - Newsha Ghodsi, MD
  • Constipation & Fecal Incontinence - Brijen Shah, MD
  • Thyroid Disease - Maria Skamagas, MD
  • Urinary Incontinence - Eileen H. Callahan, MD
  • Older Drivers, Tough Conversations - Tara Liberman, DO
  • LGBT Aging - Noelle Marie C. Javier, MD & Gregory A. Hinrichsen, PhD
  • Pain Assessment and Management - Emily Chai, MD
  • Parkinson’s & Movement Disorders - Winona Tse, MD
  • Advance Care Planning: Trends and Clinical Practice - Priya Krishnasamy, MD
  • De-Prescribing in the Context of Multi-Comorbidities - Cynthia M. Boyd, MD, MPH
  • Prevention - Nisha Rughwani, MD
  • Integrative Medicine - Lucia McBee, LCSW, MPH, CYI
  • End-of-Life Symptoms - Anup S. Bharani, MD & Nicole Loving, MSN, AGPCNP-BC, ACHPN
  • Physiological Changes in Aging - Nisha Rughwani, MD
  • Pediatric Palliative Care - Emily Hahn, MD
  • COPD & Asthma - Patrick M. Chae, MD
  • Atrial Fibrillation - S. Andrew McCullough, MD
  • Basic Opioids 101 - Mollie Biewald, MD
  • Medication Management - Sharon See, BS, PharmD & Shahla Baharlou, MD
  • Symptom Management I: Constipation, SOB, Nausea and Anorexia - Olusegun Apoeso, MD
  • Low Back Pain - Parag Sheth, MD
  • Osteoporosis - Barrie Weinstein, MD, CCD
  • Balance & Vertigo - James Gurley, PT, DPT, NCS & Sujana S. Chandrasekhar, MD, FACS
  • Withdrawal of Non-Beneficial Treatments While Maintaining Care - Mollie Biewald, MD
  • Home Care - Elizabeth T. McCormick, MD & Jennifer M. Reckrey, MD
  • Diabetes - Emilia Pauline Liao, MD
  • Transitions of Care - Ania Wajnberg, MD & Katherine Wang, MD
  • You're Finally Getting Paid!: New Billing Codes - Audrey K. Chun, MD & Linda V. DeCherrie, MD
  • Frailty - Fred Ko, MD, MS
  • Interventional Pain - Stelian Serban, MD
  • Dermatology - Caroline Halverstam, MD
  • Delirium - Joyce F. Fogel, MD, FACP, AGSF
  • Wound Care - Oscar M. Alvarez, PhD, CCT, FAPWCA
  • Late Life Depression - Gary J. Kennedy, MD
  • COVID-19 in the Nursing Home - Jeffrey Farber, MD & Ruth Spinner, MD
  • Cardiovascular Disease - Mary Ann McLaughlin, MD, MPH, FACC
  • Palliative Radiation Therapy - Kavita V. Dharmarajan, MD, MSc
  • Hematological Malignancies - Adriana Kaczaraj Malone, MD
  • Hypertension - Mary Ann McLaughlin, MD, MPH, FACC
  • Use of Adjuvants for Pain Management - Vanessa Rodriguez, MD
  • Refractory and End-of-Life Depression - Gary J. Kennedy, MD
  • Hip Fracture - Calin S. Moucha, MD
  • Hospitalization at Home - Carl-Philippe Rousseau, MD
  • Rheumatology - Leslie D. Kerr, MD
  • Infectious Disease: Pneumonia, UTI's & C-Dif - Michael P. Mullen, MD
  • Management of Behavioral & Psychological Symptoms of Dementia - Melinda Lantz, MD
  • Managing Aortic Stenosis, Mitral Regurg & Antibiotic Prophylaxis - Tara Naib, MD
  • Addressing Total Pain: The Role of Interdisciplinary Teams - Rabbi Edith M. Meyerson, DMin, BCC & Joshua Lasseigne, RN, BSN, CHPN
  • Geriatric Assessment Tools - Vanessa Rodriguez, MD
  • Medical Marijuana: It's "High" Time We Review the Evidence - Bethann M. Scarborough, MD & Nathan E. Goldstein, MD
  • Oncology: Breast, Lung & Colon Cancers - Felice LePar, MD, MPH
  • Using Digital Technology for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Older Adults - Allen D. Andrade, MD, MBBS DM (Lon), MRCK (UK)
  • An Overview of Cirrhosis for Geriatrics and Palliative Care Medical Providers - James F. Crismale, MD & Christopher Woodrell, MD
  • Feeding & Swallowing Disorders - Benjamin C. Tweel, MD
  • Anorexia, Cachexia & Weight Loss - Stephanie Chow, MD
  • Overview of Gynecological Malignancies: Clinical Presentation and Treatment Options - Vishal Gupta, MD
  • Bringing It All Back Home: The Geriatric and Palliative Care Approach - Rosanne M. Leipzig, MD, PhD
  • Renal Palliative Care in the Time of COVID-19: Defining the Role of Kidney Supportive Care - Emily Lu, MD
  • COVID-19 in Older Adults: Overview, Management and Lessons Learned - Martine Sanon, MD
  • Pharmacotherapy for COVID-19 Where are We Now? - Sharon See, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP, FCCP
  • Clinician Well-being and Resilience: Pre-COVID, Through the Pandemic, and Beyond - Christie Mulholland, MD
  • The Era of Telehealth for the Ambulatory Setting - Veronica Rivera, MD & Vanessa Rodriguez, MD
  • Teleconsultation in the Inpatient Setting - Claire Ankuda, MD & Christopher Woodrell, MD