EM1604J "New Ways to Care for Old People" (IM GR-041516)

The purpose of this presentation is to provide an overview of some novel innovations to improve the care of older persons through practice redesign. It will also discuss using patient goals as a clinical outcome.

Target Audience

UT Southwestern faculty, fellows, residents and medical students, community physicians, nurse clinicians, physician assistants and nurses.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Know the value of delegation to other health care providers and be able identify some specific care processes that can be delegated.
  • Know what co-management is and the evidence of its effectiveness for the care of falls and dementia.
  • Know the difference between disease-based care and patient goal-directed care.
  • Know how an approach to setting and measuring attainment of patient goals.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA
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David B. Reuben, M.D.
Lorraine Sulkin-Schein Visiting Lecturer in Geriatric Medicine
Director, Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology
Archstone Foundation Chair & Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Geriatrics
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA – Los Angeles, CA

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA


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