At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Discuss geriatric assessment in primary care;
- Distinguish between typical signs of aging and those symptoms that may be associated with other health problems;
- List signs of dementia in geriatric patients;
- Generate a treatment plan for the management of dementia in geriatric patients;
- Identify local community resources that can provide support relating to aging and health for patients and their families;
- State the basic practices of palliative and hospice care;
- Describe advanced care planning including important topics such as power of attorney and living will;
- Discuss polypharmacy & medication reconciliation for older adults.
Agenda subject to change.
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University of Chicago Medicine is a Registered Social Work Continuing Education Sponsor through the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation and will offer continuing education units for the ECHO-Chicago: Geriatrics for LSW and LCSW social workers in the state of Illinois.
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