Review in Geriatric Psychiatry: Preparation for Subspecialty Examinations

A full-day program designed for subspecialty exam preparation

March 17, 2016
7:00 AM–4:45 PM 

William M. McDonald, MD, Program Chair

Content Areas

  • 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

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.


Marie DeWitt, MD

James M. Ellison, MD

Alastair Flint, MD

Nalaka Gooneratne, MD, MSc

Robert Greenberg, MD, MS

John Kasckow, MD, PhD

Maria I. Lapid, M.D

Laura Marsh, MD

Arnaldo Moreno, MD

David W. Oslin, MD

Prasad Padala, MD, MS, FACHE

Martha Sajatovic, MD


All course registrants will complete the Review in Geriatric Psychiatry self-assessment examination  as part of the Review Course. Registrants will receive the examination via email, which must be completed before April 30, 2016. Upon successful completion of the exam and attendance at the course, participants will earn a total of 10.5 hours of self-assessment CME.

Register early and save!

Early registration fee – on or before January 22, 2016:
AAGP members  - $300
Nonmembers      - $395

After January 22, 2016:
AAGP members  - $370
Nonmembers      - $465

The Review in Geriatric Psychiatry Workshop is a specially ticketed event held in conjunction with the AAGP 2016 Annual Meeting. To register, go to 2016 Annual Meeting Registration.

Accreditation and Credit Information

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

The American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP) designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Good preparation for the Geriatric Psychiatry Certification Examination

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