Geriatrics for Advanced Practice 2.0: Perioperative Care

“Geriatrics for Advanced Practice”: Educational Opportunity in caring for the vulnerable older adult. Advocate Aurora Health Care in partnership with University of Alabama Birmingham and Bellin Health will deliver a continuing professional development program (three webinars and one in person session) based on best practice guidelines from the American College of Surgeons and the American Geriatrics Society. This year’s effort will focus on improving care for frail older patients in the perioperative setting. 

Target Audience

This course is intended for Advanced Practice RNs, PAs, MDs/Dos, and RNs.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the activity, participants should be able to: 

  1. Describe unique risks and identify key strategies to decrease the risk of vulnerable older patients in the perioperative period.
  2. Describe unique risks and identify key strategies to decrease the risk of vulnerable older patients developing delirium in the perioperative period.
  3. Evaluate and manage the care of older adults who has developed delirium during the perioperative time period.
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Course summary
Course opens: 
01/21/2019
Course expires: 
01/16/2022
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Faculity

Michael Malone, MD; Advocate Aurora Health 
Jennifer Hartlaub; Advocate Aurora Health 
Aaron Malsch, RN; Advocate Aurora Health 
Ann Gallo; Advocate Aurora Health 
Don Martinez, PA; Advocate Aurora Health 
Emily Simmons, RN, UAB; University of Alabama
Megan Johnson,  Nursing Care Admin, CNS; Bellin Health
Edward Marcantonio, MD, SM; Harvard Medical School; Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Margaret Lee Schwarze, MD, MP, FACS; Fort Healthcare; UnityPoint Health Meriter
Sandhya Lagoo-Deenadayalan, MD, PhD; Duke University Hospital; Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Shelly McDonald, DO; Duke Regional Hospital; Duke University Hospital

Disclosure

The planners and speaker(s) have indicated that there are no financial relationships with any commercial interests to be disclosed.

 
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First, enroll in the project "Geriatrics for Advanced Practice 2.0: Perioperative care "Then you will be able to click on a session to enroll in.

Contact the Advocate Aurora Health CME Office at cme@aah.org if you have any questions or need assistance.