AAGP 2015 Review in Geriatric Psychiatry

A full-day program designed for subspecialty exam preparation.

Friday, March 27, 2015
7:00 AM–4:45 PM
New Orleans, LA

Registration

$340 AAGP members
$435 nonmembers

Go to AAGP Meeting Registration to register.

Self-Assessment

All registrants are eligible to participate in the Review in Geriatric Psychiatry Self-Assessment Program as part of the Review Course. Pre-registrants will receive a pre-test via email about a month before the course. Upon successful completion of the assessment exam and attendance at the course, participants will earn a total of 10.5 hours of self-assessment CME. The exam may be completed either before or after the course, and closes April 30, 2015. 

The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology has reviewed the Review in Geriatric Psychiatry Self-Assessment Program and has approved this program as part of a comprehensive self-assessment program, which is mandated by the ABMS as a necessary component of Maintenance of Certification.

Content areas include:

  • Geriatric Psychiatry: Evaluation and Diagnosis
  • Dementias: From Risk Factors to Treatment
  • Neurological Assessment and Common Neuropsychiatric Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders in Older Patients
  • Psychotic Disorders in the Elderly
  • Bereavement, Mood Disorders, and Suicide
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Sleep Disorders in the Elderly
  • Personality Disorders in the Elderly
  • ECT: Therapy and Pharmacology
  • Palliative Care
  • Ethical and Forensic Issues

Plus —

  • Test-taking strategies
  • Primer on Maintenance of Certification

Program Objectives

Individuals who participate in this program will be able to:

  • Select appropriate evaluation tools for diagnostic assessments.
  • Describe treatment interventions for psychiatric disorders in the elderly.
  • Compare and contrast treatment options in diverse practice settings.
  • Explain the role of the geriatric psychiatrist in health care systems.
  • Discuss practice-related federal policies.

Faculty

William M. McDonald, MD, Program Chair

Marie DeWitt, MD
James M. Ellison, MD
Alastair Flint, MB, FRCPC, FRANZCP
Robert Greenberg, MD, MS
David Greenspan, MD
John Kasckow, MD, PhD
Laura Marsh, MD
Vaughn McCall, MD
Arnaldo Moreno, MD
David W. Oslin, MD
Jarrett Richardson, MD, PhD
Martha Sajatovic, MD

Accreditation

The American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The AAGP designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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