Vermont Geriatrics Conference

April 12, 2022

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Burlington, Vermont

Geriatrics



Course Director

Isaura Menzies, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont
UVM Medical Center

Objectives

  • Describe the impact of falls and steps to reduce the risk of falls.
  • Describe the pros and cons of a new medication for Alzheimer's disease.
  • Discuss ethical and end of life issues in the time of COVID.
  • Recall the benefits and risks of commonly used medications for preventative care in older adults.
  • List four resources available for mental health care and support in Vermont.
  • Discuss challenges and strategies for managing anxiety and depression in older adults.
  • Recognize the different types of dementia and describe a treatment approach.
  • Describe a strategy to optimize the medicare wellness visit and impact patient outcome.

Registration 

  • $275   Physicians
  • $225   Advanced Practice Professionals (NPs, PAs)
  • $175   All Other Health Care Professionals

This fee includes the online course syllabus.  Enrollment is limited; we encourage you to register early. A waitlist will be used for registrations received after the course has filled.

Refunds may be obtained, minus a $50 administrative fee, if notice of cancellation is received by March 25, 2022.  No refunds are possible after that date.