Advances in Aging Lecture

Monday, August 13, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Event Location: 

University of Arizona Cancer Center, Kiewit Auditorium
Leon F. Levy Building
1515 N. Campbell Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85724

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Advances in Aging Lecture Series

CME Credit Provided by the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.

TOPIC: "Death by Bed Rest" 
SPEAKER: Mindy J. Fain, MD, the Anne & Alden Hart Professor of Medicine, Division Chief for the UA Division of Geriatrics, General Internal Medicine and Palliative Medicine, and Co-Director of the University of Arizona Center on Aging.

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Monday, Aug. 13, 2018
Noon-1 p.m. | A light lunch will be served
Kiewit Auditorium, UA Cancer Center
Map of UA Health Sciences/Banner - University Medical Center Campus
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To view, download, post or share the flyer for this event, click here:  advances-in-aging_flyer_aug.2018.pdf

The Advances in Aging Lecture Series is hosted by the University of Arizona Center on Aging Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program in conjunction with the Division of Geriatrics, General Internal Medicine and Palliative Medicine, Department of Medicine, UA College of Medicine - Tucson. It also serves as the grand rounds lectures for the division. For the full list of lectures in this series, please visit this webpage or click on the following PDF for a printable calendar:  advances-in-aging_calendar_fall.2018.pdf

Objectives:

  1. Describe the impact of hospitalization and associated bed rest across multiple organ systems in older adults
  2. Explain the implications of hospitalization and bedrest for older patients’ recovery and rehabilitation.
  3. Discuss interventions to mitigate the negative impact of bedrest, and strategies to avoid unnecessary hospitalization.

Accreditation Statement:
The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement(s):
All faculty, CME planning committee members, and the CME office reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

CONTACT: Rachele L. Peterson, MPH, MA, rpeterson@aging.arizona.edu or (520) 626-5808

■ View archived presentations of this lecture series: http://streaming.biocom.arizona.edu/categories/?id=5