EM2404G “Frailty-Guided Clinical Management: Emerging Evidence and Its Potential for Personalized Care for Older Adults” (IM GR-041224)

Purpose and Overview

Understanding frailty is the cornerstone of the clinical care of older adults. There are validated assessment tools of frailty and effective interventions to improve frailty and its associated outcomes. Despite these advancements, clinicians are not familiar with frailty assessment and the utility of frailty assessment in clinical practice. This lecture will provide a brief overview of the concept of frailty and its measurements, emerging evidence on frailty-guided clinical management, and approaches to provide personalized patient-centered care based on frailty assessment.

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:

  • Explain the concept of frailty and describe its measurement
  • Review the latest evidence on frailty-guided clinical management
  • Provide personalized, patient-centered care for older adults based on frailty assessment
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA
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Photo: First Last, M.D.Dae Hyun Kim, M.D., M.P.H., Sc.D
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Gerontology

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA


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