Presented by 

Daniel R Hoefer MD, CMO Palliative Medicine Sharp Healthcare, Family Medicine Department, San Diego, CA

Learning Objectives:

  1. Define geriatric frailty syndrome
  2. Name the 5 characteristics of the Freid-Hoplins definition of frailty
  3. Discuss important outcomes variables when a patient has frailty
  4. Define the pathophysiology, from a chemical and cellular level, the process of frailty.
  5. Name 4 prognostic markers which can be used with frail patients to determine outcomes.

The AAFP has reviewed Geropalliative Care Series and deemed it acceptable for AAFP credit. Term of approval is from July 5, 2021 to July 5, 2022

  • 1.0  Enduring AAFP Prescribed Credits - Geriatric Frailty: No One Dies of Old Age

AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMAPRA Category 1 Credit™ toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed credit, not as Category 1.

Geriatric Frailty: No One Dies of Old Age
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