Sunday, November 3, 2019

 

10:00 AM 

 

10:00 AM 

 

 

 Registration     

 

 Brunch Buffet Session (Food service will be closed at 11:30 AM)

11:15 AM

Welcome and Introduction

 

11:30 AM          


Presentation Title:
"Dementia For The Primary Care Physician"

Faculty: 
Zaldy S. Tan, MD, MPH, FACP

Purpose:
To enable participants to recognize, diagnose and treat dementia in the

primary care setting

Objectives: 

  • State the prevalence of dementia in the U.S. and globally
  • Explain the differences between the most common types of dementia: 
    Alzheimer’s, Lewy Body, Vascular, Parkinson’s and Fronto-temporal 
    dementia
  • Apply the basic diagnostic steps in patients presenting with 
    a memory complaint
  • Apply FDA-approved treatment for Alzheimer’s disease

 

12:30 PM











 

 

 

Presentation Title
"What's Wrong With These Eyelids"

Faculty:
Joseph Lin, MD

Purpose:
Participants should be able to identify and most common eyelid issues, generalize
the basic treatment options and refer to the appropriate specialist.

Objectives: 

  • Identify eyelid ptosis, dermatochalasis, ectropion, entropion and orbital fat
    prolapse and the associated loss of function to the patient.
  • Generalize treatment options for these conditions.
  • Arrange the appropriate specialist.

1:30 PM


 

 

 








Presentation Title:
"Drug Prescribing For Older Adults"  (PART 1)

Faculty:
Tatyana Gurvich, Pharm D., BCGP

Purpose:
To provide updated information on how to use medications safely and effectively
in older patients.

Objectives: 

  • Review strategies which identify and avoid polypharmacy
  • Identify polypharmacy through case discussion
  • Apply the 2019 Beers Criteria in patient care
  • Develop strategies of application of the Beers criteria to clinical practice

2:30 PM

Break

2:45 PM














 

Presentation Title:
"Drug Prescribing For Older Adults"  (PART 2)

Faculty:
Tatyana Gurvich, Pharm D., BCGP

Purpose:
To provide updated information on how to use medications safely and effectively 

in older patients.

Objectives: 

  • Review strategies which identify and avoid polypharmacy
  • Identify polypharmacy through case discussion
  • Review the 2019 Beers Criteria
  • Develop strategies of application of the Beers criteria to clinical practice

3:45 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Presentation Title:
"Substance Abuse Among Adults: A Growing Problem"

Faculty:
Timothy Fong, MD

Purpose:  
To raise clinical knowledge and skills about how to identify, screen, diagnosis 

and manage substance use disorders in the geriatric population. The purpose 
of this presentation is to narrow the gaps in understanding and knowledge 
about addiction that currently exists in primary care settings.

Objectives: 

  • Describe current trends in geriatric substance use and misuse
  • Increase clinical skills in screening and identifying harmful substance use 
    disorders in a geriatric population
  • Discuss FDA-approved medications and evidence-based therapies                                                                                                                                                                                           
  • Apply FDA-approved medications and evidence-based therapies in a
    geriatric population with subsance use disorders                  
 4:45 PM

 Adjournment