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Duke Perspectives From the American Geriatrics Society Annual Meeting


This activity was developed by Med-IQ in collaboration with Duke Health.

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Released:
5/30/19
Expires:
5/29/20

Maximum Credits:

0.5
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PDF Publication PDF Publication
By clicking "Continue," you are confirming that you have reviewed the CME information and read, understood, and unconditionally agreed to the Privacy Notice and Terms of Use.
Released:
5/30/19

Expires:
5/29/20

Maximum Credits:
0.5
PDF Publication PDF Publication
By clicking "Continue," you are confirming that you have reviewed the CME information and read, understood, and unconditionally agreed to the Privacy Notice and Terms of Use.

Released:
5/30/19
Expires:
5/29/20


Maximum Credits:
0.5


Overview: This publication summarizes pertinent new research findings that were presented at the 2019 American Geriatrics Society (AGS) meeting held May 2 to 4 in Portland, OR. In addition, Neema Kapadia Sharda, MD, assistant professor in the Division of Geriatrics, and Serena Wong, DO, medical instructor in the Department of Medicine at the Duke University Medical Center, provide interesting perspectives on the study results.

CME Information:

Faculty
Neema Kapadia Sharda, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
 
Serena Wong, DO
Medical Instructor
Department of Medicine
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC

Activity Planners
Iwona Misiuta, PhD, MHA
Clinical Content Manager
Med-IQ
Baltimore, MD
 
Rebecca L. Julian, MS, ELS
Senior Manager, Editorial
Med-IQ
Baltimore, MD
 
Samantha Gordon
CME Specialist
Med-IQ
Baltimore, MD
 
Kathryn Schaefer, MSN, RN, CPHRM
Senior Manager, Accreditation and Compliance
Med-IQ
East Lansing, MI

Writer
Katherine Kahn
Holyoke, MA
 
Learning Objective
Upon completion, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss pertinent new studies presented at AGS and consider ways to apply this information to clinical practice

Target Audience
This activity is intended for physicians who manage geriatric patients.
 
Statement of Need
Approximately 30 research finding presentations were shared by faculty members, residents, and fellows from the Duke Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, at the 2019 AGS meeting held May 2 to 4 in Portland, OR. Herein, we summarize information from select presentations and gain insight from Neema Kapadia Sharda, MD, assistant professor in the Division of Geriatrics, and Serena Wong, DO, medical instructor in the Department of Medicine at the Duke University Medical Center, with the goal that this information will help physicians who manage geriatric patients remain up to date on current research from the Duke Division of Geriatrics.

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This activity was developed by Med-IQ in collaboration with Duke Health.

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Med-IQ designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Medium/Method of Participation
This CME activity consists of a 0.5-credit publication. To receive credit, read the introductory CME material, read the publication, and complete the evaluation, attestation, and post-test, answering at least 70% of the post-test questions correctly.
 
Initial Release Date: May 30, 2019
Expiration Date: May 29, 2020
Estimated Time to Complete This Activity: 30 minutes

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The content of this activity has been peer reviewed and has been approved for compliance. The faculty and contributors have indicated the following financial relationships, which have been resolved through an established COI resolution process, and have stated that these reported relationships will not have any impact on their ability to give an unbiased presentation. 
 
Neema Kapadia Sharda, MD, has indicated no real or apparent conflicts.
 
Serena Wong, DO, has indicated no real or apparent conflicts.

The writer, peer reviewers, and activity planners have no financial relationships to disclose.

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