Presented by 

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

Learning Objectives:

  1. Name 3 risk factors with high rates of delirium.
  2. Define a simple tool to measure risk for functional decline.  
  3. Discuss why bedrest can be so harmful to the advanced elderly.
  4. Define 5 metrics suggested by the AHA and ACC for anual management of heart patients
  5. Define the definition of hospital associated disability. (HAD)

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 - "If Only Someone Had Warned Us” How to recognize pre-terminal patients and the potential harms caused by continuing traditional care.

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.

 

"If Only Someone Had Warned Us” How to recognize pre-terminal patients and the potential harms caused by continuing traditional care.

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