Presented by 

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

Learning Objectives:

  1. Define community-based palliative medicine.
  2. Name 3 forms of prognostication.
  3. Names 3 biometric prognostic models, 3 functional decline patterns, and 3 biomarjers which help prognosticate.
  4. Define the Karnofsky performance scale and its significance.
  5. Discuss why event prognostication is so important in patient management.

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 - Evidence-Based Medical Prognostication: Prognostication Made Easy (Sometimes)

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.


Evidence Based Medical Prognostication: Prognostication Made Easy (Sometimes)
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