Through the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education, the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology offers a Current Topics in Geriatrics course each year, typically in February.
This three-day course, which takes place in Baltimore, Maryland, is open to:
- Family practitioners
- Physician assistants
- Nurses and nurse practitioners
After attending the course, participants will be able to:
- Recognize common geriatric syndromes and initiate treatment for these syndromes.
- Identify approaches to and limits of management of specific disease of organ systems that are common in the elderly (e.g. dementia, depression, vitamin D deficiency).
- Describe important research developments that influence the clinical care of geriatric patients.