Optimizing Peri-Operative Care in the Elderly: 9th Geriatric Symposium Presented by the Maida Geriatric Institute at SBMC

4.0 AMA PRA Category I Credits

To register for this free, virtual program, hosted on Webex, visit: https://bit.ly/3tR6aEy

Target Audience: Geriatricians, Internists, Physicians, Nurses, Case Managers, Advanced Practice Nurses, Skilled Nursing Facilities, and other Allied Health Professionals

Learning Outcome: The participants will be able to develop new pathways to optimize peri-operative care in the elderly.

Learning Objectives: After the session, the participants will be able to appreciate the complexity of managing peri-operative care in the elderly; apply new knowledge to elderly patients including surgical procedures particularly hip surgery; appreciate how a multi-disciplinary approach to elder care optimizes post-operative outcomes; develop new pathways to optimize peri-operative care in the elderly.

Program Agenda

Moderator: Theresa Redling, DO, FACP, Medical Director of the James and Sharon Maida Geriatrics Institute at Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC); Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine Rutgers-New Jersey School Medical School

5:00 – 5:10 pm: Introduction and Welcome, Paul Yodice, MD, FCCP, FEEM, Chairman of Medicine, Director of Clinical Excellence and Effectiveness, Critical Care Medicine Surgery and Neurosciences, SBMC; Clinical Professor of Medicine, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

5:15 – 5:25 pm: Introductions and Agenda, Theresa M. Redling, DO, FACP

5:30 – 6:15 pm: The Elderly Hip Fracture Patient, Richard S. Yoon, MD, Director, Orthopedic Research, Division of Orthopedic Trauma & Adult Reconstruction, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, SBMC-RWJBarnabas Health

6:15 – 7:00 pm: Anesthesia for the Elderly Surgical Patient, Richard Pitera, Jr., MD, Associate Chair of Anesthesiology, SBMC

7:00 – 7:15 pm: Break

7:15 – 7:40 pm: Peri-operative Pain Medication Management, Kassandra Ramos, PharmD, MBA, BCCCP, SBMC

7:40 – 8:00 pm: Nutrition in the Elderly Surgical Patient, Jennifer Stein, MS, RDN, CDCES, SBMC Program Manager, Bariatric and Colorectal Surgery

8:00 – 8:45 pm: Post-Operative and Hospital Acquired Delirium, Theresa M. Redling, DO, FACP

8:45 – 9:00 pm: Questions, Evaluations and Adjourn

Continuing Medical Education Credit

AMA Credit Designation Statement: Saint Barnabas Medical Center designates this educational activity to a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation Statement (for Directly provided): Saint Barnabas Medical Center is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey (MSNJ) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Disclosure Policy: It is the policy of Saint Barnabas Medical Center Office of Continuing Medical Education to ensure balance, independence, transparency, objectivity and scientific rigor in all CME sponsored educational activities. All participating in the planning or implementation of a sponsored activity are expected to disclose to the audience any relevant financial relationships and to assist in resolving any conflict(s) of interest that may arise from the relationship. Presenters must also make a meaningful disclosure to the audience of their disclosure of unlabeled or unapproved drugs or devises. This information will be available as part of the activity material.

Faculty Disclosures: No relevant financial relationship(s)

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support: No commercial support was provided for this continuing education activity.