Geriatrics Didactics Schedule

Geriatrics fellows have the opportunity to teach family medicine residents at our Geri Didactics Lecture Series. This occurs about four times yearly and covers central clinical topics in Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine. Residents from Swedish Family Medicine – First Hill as well as Swedish Family Medicine – Cherry Hill attend this conference series. 

Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine Didactics Schedule
August 2017-December 2018
Time: 3-5 pm

8/8/2017
Hip Fracture - Kristin
Osteoporosis - Laura
Falls – Carrie and Myra (PT)

10/10/2017
Urinary incontinence - Laura
Osteoarthritis - Holly
Pain Management (focusing on prescribing for pain in older adults) - Carrie

12/12/2017
Home Visits - Kristin
Home based primary care for complex elderly - Holly
Transitions in Care - Amy
 
2/20/2018
Preventive Care in Geriatrics
Polypharmacy and the Beers List
Aging of HIV
 
 
4/10/2018
Death with Dignity Act
Documenting Decisions: DPOA, POLST
ACP Tools: Prepare for your Care, the Conversation Project  -- Honoring choices NW – Advanced care planning Program

6/12/2018
Inpatient Pall Consults – best practices inpatient Pall Care consults.  
Palliative Pain –
What is Hospice and Who Qualifies?
 
8/14/2018
Vision/Hearing
Gray&Gay
Sexual changes in Aging

10/9/2018
Driving in the elderly
Elder Abuse

12/11/2018
Dementia 
Depression 
Delirium