GRS9 Audio Companion - 9th Edition

The American Geriatrics Society and Oakstone Program

Improve your geriatric practice with the clinical pearls and expert advice found in this convenient audio program. Ideal for MOC.

If your primary viewing mode will be on a computer or tablet, we recommend the Online Video package. In addition to online access, you will receive a USB with MP4 files. Use the USB to watch offline or import into iTunes and other media players and then synch to your mobile device, laptop or desktop. Plus you save $130 including standard shipping charges vs the DVD package.

    Online Only
  • Audio MP3 CDs
695.0000
SKU: GRS9

Expert-Led Learning

Moderated by Annette Medina-Walpole, MD, AGSF, this CME course provides expert answers and firsthand patient care solutions across all six Geriatric Review Syllabus topic areas. Through 30-minute interviews, GRS9 chapter authors and contributors discuss current issues in aging, best practices in approaching older patients, care systems, syndromes, psychiatry, and diseases and disorders. Tables and figures in the accompanying PDF syllabus add visual support, while how-to tips and techniques, treatment approaches and valuable GRS9 pearls enhance your clinical decision-making and help you prep for board exams.

What’s New?

The GRS9 Audio Companion includes new discussions on caregiving, LGBT health, rheumatology, and stroke and cerebrovascular diseases. Psychiatry chapters have been updated with the new DSM5 terminology, and new author commentators cover topics including ethics and law, pressure ulcers and wound care, nephrology, gastroenterology, diabetes mellitus, and musculoskeletal pain.

Simple CME

Listen via audio MP3 CDs or our convenient online format, then successfully complete a brief CME quiz to earn a maximum of 35 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and 35 ABIM MOC points.

View our full list of Topics/Speakers, Faculty, Accreditation and Media Format information.

Quick Facts

Providers: Geriatrics Healthcare Professionals and Oakstone

Course Moderator:
Annette Medina-Walpole, MD, AGSF
Professor of Medicine
Chief
Division of Geriatrics and Aging
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Rochester, NY

Credits: Earn a maximum of 35 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ and 35 ABIM MOC points

Current Issues In Aging

  • Demography - Paul Scalzo, BS
  • Biology - Neal S. Fedarko, PhD
  • Ethics and Law - Elizabeth K. Vig, MD, MPH
  • Financing, Coverage, and Costs of Health Care - Richard G. Stefanacci, DO, MGH, MBA, AGSF, CMD

Approach to the Patient

  • Assessment - Thomas M. Gill, MD
  • Multimorbidity - Mathew K. McNabney, MD, AGSF
  • Caregiving - Joseph E. Gaugler, PhD
  • Cultural Aspects of Care - Vyjeyanthi S. Periyakoil, MD
  • LGBT Health - Mark Simone, MD
  • Physical Activity - Peter G. Snell, PhD
  • Prevention - Mara A. Schonberg, MD, MPH
  • Pharmacotherapy - Todd P. Semla, MS, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, AGSF
  • Complementary and Integrative Medicine - Julie C. Chapman, PsyD
  • Mistreatment - Terry Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN, AGSF
  • Perioperative Care - Colleen Christmas, MD, FACP
  • Palliative Care - Grace A. Cordts, MD, MPH, MS
  • Pain Management - Vyjeyanthi S. Periyakoil, MD

Care Systems

  • Hospital Care - Margarita Sotelo, MD
  • Transitions of Care - Alicia I. Arbaje, MD, MPH
  • Rehabilitation - Kathleen T. Foley, PhD, OTR/L
  • Nursing Home Care - Suzanne M. Gillespie, MD, RD, CMD, FACP
  • Community-Based Care - Kristen Thornton, MD, FAAFP, AGSF, CWSP
  • Outpatient Care Systems - Steven R. Counsell, MD, AGSF

Syndromes

  • Frailty - Linda P. Fried, MD, MPH, AGSF
  • Visual Loss and Eye Conditions - JoAnn A. Giaconi, MD
  • Hearing Loss - Priscilla F. Bade, MD, FACP, CMD
  • Dizziness - Aman Nanda, MD, CMD, AGSF
  • Syncope - J. William Schleifer, MD
  • Nutrition and Weight - James S. Powers, MD, AGSF
  • Feeding and Swallowing - Colleen Christmas, MD, FACP
  • Urinary Incontinence - Catherine E. DuBeau, MD
  • Pressure Ulcers and Wound Care - Jeffrey M. Levine, MD, AGSF, CWSP
  • Gait Impairment - Neil B. Alexander, MD
  • Falls - Sarah D. Berry, MD, MPH
  • Osteoporosis - Kenneth W. Lyles, MD, AGSF
  • Dementia - Alexander W. Threlfall, MD, MA
  • Behavioral Disturbances in Dementia - Melinda S. Lantz, MD
  • Delirium - Edward R. Marcantonio, MD
  • Sleep Issues - Cathy A. Alessi, MD, AGSF

Psychiatry

  • Depression and Other Mood Disorders - Gary J. Kennedy, MD
  • Anxiety Disorders - Judith Neugroschl, MD
  • Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders - Susan W. Lehmann, MD
  • Personality and Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders - Marc E. Agronin, MD
  • Addictions - David W. Oslin, MD
  • Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities - Elizabeth Galik, PhD, CRNP

Diseases and Disorders

  • Dermatology - Jane M. Grant-Kels, MD
  • Dentistry and Oral Health - Kenneth Shay, DDS, MS, AGSF
  • Pulmonology - Kathleen M. Akgün, MD
  • Cardiology - Michael W. Rich, MD, AGSF
  • Heart Failure - Justin M. Vader, MD
  • Hypertension - Ihab Hajjar, MD, MS, FACP
  • Gastroenterology - Philip O. Katz, MD
  • Nephrology - Joshua I. Bernstein, MD
  • Gynecology - G. Willy Davila, MD
  • Prostate Disease and Cancer - Lisa J. Granville, MD, AGSF, FACP
  • Sexuality: Female - Angela Gentili, MD
  • Sexuality: Male - Thomas Mulligan, MD, AGSF
  • Musculoskeletal Pain - Leo M. Cooney, Jr, MD
  • Rheumatology - Una E. Makris, MD, MCS
  • Podiatry - Douglas A. Albreski, DPM
  • Neurology - Daniel L. Murman, MD, MS, FAAN
  • Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease - Daniel L. Murman, MD, MS, FAAN
  • Infectious Disease - Manisha Juthani-Mehta, MD
  • Endocrinology - David A. Gruenewald, MD
  • Diabetes Mellitus - Sei J. Lee, MD, MAS
  • Hematology - Roy E. Smith, MD
  • Oncology and Hematologic Malignancies - Supriya Mohile, MD, MS

Moderator

Annette Medina-Walpole, MD, AGSF

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Chief, Division of Geriatrics and Aging
  • University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
  • Rochester, NY

Speakers

Marc E. Agronin, MD

  • Affiliate Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
  • Vice President, Behavioral Health and Clinical Research
  • Miami Jewish Health Systems
  • Miami, FL

Kathleen M. Akgün, MD, MS

  • Assistant Professor
  • VA Connecticut Healthcare System
  • Department of Internal Medicine
  • Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
  • West Haven, CT
  • Yale University School of Medicine
  • Department of Internal Medicine
  • Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
  • New Haven, CT

Douglas A. Albreski, DPM

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology
  • University of Connecticut School of Medicine
  • Director of the Podiatric Dermatology Clinic
  • Farmington, CT

Cathy A. Alessi, MD, AGSF

  • Director, Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center
  • Veterans Administration Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System
  • Professor, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • Los Angeles, CA

Neil B. Alexander, MD

  • Director, Mobility Research Center
  • Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
  • Division of Geriatric Medicine
  • Research Professor, Institute of Gerontology
  • University of Michigan
  • Director, VA Ann Arbor Health Care System GRECC
  • Ann Arbor, MI

Alicia I. Arbaje, MD, MPH

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Associate Director of Transitional Care Research
  • Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Baltimore, MD

Priscilla F. Bade, MD, FACP, CMD

  • Professor of Internal Medicine
  • Sanford School of Medicine at the University of South Dakota
  • Rapid City, SD

Joshua I. Bernstein, MD

  • Renal Medical Associates
  • Associate Clinical Professor
  • School of Nursing
  • San Francisco, CA

Sarah D. Berry, MD, MPH

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School
  • Research Scientist
  • Institute for Aging Research
  • Hebrew SeniorLife
  • Boston, MA

Julie C. Chapman, PsyD

  • Director of Neuroscience
  • Neurology Service
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology
  • Georgetown University School of Medicine
  • Washington, DC

Colleen Christmas, MD, FACP

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Director, Primary Care Track
  • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  • Associate Residency Program Director
  • Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
  • Divisions of Geriatric Medicine and General Internal Medicine
  • Baltimore, MD

Leo M. Cooney, Jr, MD

  • Humana Foundation Professor of Geriatric Medicine
  • Yale University School of Medicine
  • New Haven, CT

Grace A. Cordts, MD, MPH, MS

  • Medical Director
  • Optum Complex Population Management
  • Pittsburgh, PA

Steven R. Counsell, MD, AGSF

  • Mary Elizabeth Mitchell Professor
  • Director, IU Geriatrics
  • Scientist, IU Center for Aging Research
  • Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Indianapolis, IN

G. Willy Davila, MD

  • Chairman, Department of Gynecology
  • Head, Section of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery
  • Cleveland Clinic Florida
  • Weston, FL

Catherine E. DuBeau, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Division of Geriatric Medicine
  • Departments of Medicine, Family Medicine
  • and Community Health, and Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • UMass Memorial Medical Center
  • Worcester, MA

Neal S. Fedarko, PhD

  • Professor, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology
  • Department of Medicine
  • Co-Director, Biology of Healthy Aging Program
  • Director, Translational Research Training Program in Gerontology & Geriatrics
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Baltimore, MD

Kathleen T. Foley, PhD, OTR/L

  • Associate Professor/Research Coordinator
  • School of Occupational Therapy
  • Brenau University
  • Norcross, GA

Linda P. Fried, MD, MPH, AGSF

  • Dean and DeLamar Professor of Public Health
  • Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
  • Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine
  • Senior Vice President, Columbia University Medical Center
  • New York, NY

Terry Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN, AGSF

  • Dean of the Bouvé College of Health Sciences
  • Northeastern University
  • College of Health Sciences
  • Boston, MA

Elizabeth Galik, PhD, CRNP

  • Assistant Professor
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholar
  • University of Maryland School of Nursing
  • Baltimore, MD

Joseph E. Gaugler, PhD

  • Associate Professor, McKnight Presidential Fellow
  • Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Applied Gerontology
  • School of Nursing, Center on Aging
  • University of Minnesota
  • Minneapolis, MN

Angela Gentili, MD

  • Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
  • Director, Geriatrics Fellowship Training Program
  • VAMC/Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Richmond, VA

JoAnn A. Giaconi, MD

  • Associate Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Jules Stein Eye Institute
  • UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine
  • and the Veterans Administration of Greater Los Angeles
  • Los Angeles, CA

Thomas M. Gill, MD

  • Humana Foundation Professor of Geriatric Medicine
  • Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology & Investigative Medicine
  • Yale School of Medicine
  • New Haven, CT

Suzanne M. Gillespie, MD, RD, CMD, FACP

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Division of Geriatrics/Aging
  • University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
  • Rochester, NY

Jane M. Grant-Kels, MD

  • Assistant Dean of Clinical Affairs
  • University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Chair, Department of Dermatology
  • Professor of Dermatology, Pathology and Pediatrics
  • Dermatology Residency Director
  • Director of Dermatopathology
  • Director of the Cutaneous Oncology and Melanoma Program
  • Farmington, CT

Lisa J. Granville, MD, AGSF, FACP

  • Professor and Associate Chair
  • Department of Geriatrics
  • Florida State University College of Medicine
  • Tallahassee, FL

David A. Gruenewald, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Geriatrics/Extended Care Service
  • VA Puget Sound Health Care System
  • Seattle, WA

Ihab Hajjar, MD, MS, FACP, AGSF

  • Associate Professor of Medicine and Neurology
  • Division of Geriatrics and General Internal Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Emory University
  • Atlanta, GA

Manisha Juthani-Mehta, MD

  • Associate Professor, Section of Infectious Diseases
  • Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program
  • Director
  • Yale University School of Medicine
  • New Haven, CT

Philip O. Katz, MD

  • Clinical Professor of Medicine
  • Jefferson Medical College
  • Chairman, Division of Gastroenterology
  • Albert Einstein Medical Center
  • Philadelphia, PA

 

Gary J. Kennedy, MD

  • Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Director, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and
  • the Leslie and Roslyn Goldstein Geriatric
  • Psychiatry Fellowship Program
  • Montefiore Medical Center
  • Bronx, NY

Melinda S. Lantz, MD

  • Chief of Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center
  • New York, NY

Sei J. Lee, MD, MAS

  • Associate Professor
  • University of California, San Francisco
  • Senior Scholar, SF VA Quality Scholars Fellowship
  • Division of Geriatrics
  • San Francisco, CA

Susan W. Lehmann, MD

  • Associate Professor
  • Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Baltimore, MD

Jeffrey M. Levine, MD, AGSF, CWSP

  • Assistant Professor of Geriatrics and Palliative Care
  • The Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Care
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Attending, Center for Advanced Wound Care
  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center
  • New York, NY

Kenneth W. Lyles, MD, AGSF

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Director, Medicine Clinical Research Unit
  • Duke University School of Medicine
  • VA Medical Center
  • Durham, NC
  • Medical Director
  • The Carolina's Center for Medical Excellence
  • Cary, NC

Una E. Makris, MD, MCS

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
  • Division of Rheumatic Diseases
  • UT Southwestern Medical Center and Dallas VAMC
  • Dallas, TX

Edward R. Marcantonio, MD, SM

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Section Chief for Research
  • Director, Aging Research Program
  • Division of General Medicine and Primary Care
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Boston, MA

Matthew K. McNabney, MD, AGSF

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Fellowship Program Director, Geriatrics
  • Medical Director, Hopkins ElderPlus
  • Baltimore, MD

Supriya Mohile, MD, MS

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Director of Geriatric Oncology
  • University of Rochester Medical Center
  • Rochester, NY

Thomas Mulligan, MD, AGSF

  • Director, Center on Aging and Medical
  • Director, Senior Services
  • St Bernards Healthcare
  • Jonesboro, AR

Daniel L. Murman, MD, MS, FAAN

  • Director, Behavioral and Geriatric Neurology Program
  • Professor, Department of Neurological Sciences
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Omaha, NE

Aman Nanda, MD, AGSF, CMD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Program Director
  • Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program
  • The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
  • Providence, RI

Judith Neugroschl, MD

  • Medical Director
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Alzheimer's Disease Research Center Clinical Core
  • Co-Director, ADRC Education and Information Transfer Core
  • New York, NY

David W. Oslin, MD

  • Chief of Behavioral Health at the Philadelphia VAMC
  • Director, VISN 4 MIRECC
  • Professor
  • Perelman School of Medicine
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Philadelphia, PA

Vyjeyanthi S. Periyakoil, MD

  • Clinical Associate Professor
  • Director, Palliative Care Education & Training
  • Director, eCampus Geriatrics
  • VA Palo Alto Health Care System
  • Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Stanford, CA

James S. Powers, MD, AGSF

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Associate Clinical Director, TVHS GRECC
  • Nashville, TN

Michael W. Rich, MD, AGSF

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Division
  • Washington University School of Medicine
  • St Louis, MO

Paul Scalzo, BS

  • NIH Postbaccalaureate IRTA Fellow
  • The National Institute on Aging
  • Baltimore, MD

J. William Schleifer, MD

  • Department of Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Mayo Clinic Arizona
  • Phoenix, AZ

Mara A. Schonberg, MD, MPH

  • Assistant Professor in Medicine
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Brookline, MA

Todd P. Semla, MS, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, AGSF

  • National PBM Clinical Pharmacy Program
  • Manager‒Mental Health & Geriatrics
  • Pharmacy Benefits Management Services
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Associate Professor
  • Departments of Medicine, and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  • The Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Northwestern University
  • Evanston, IL

Kenneth Shay, DDS, MS, AGSF

  • Director of Geriatric Programs
  • Geriatrics and Extended Care Services
  • VA Central Office
  • Washington, DC

Mark J. Simone, MD

  • Associate Program Director-Primary Care
  • Mt Auburn Internal Medicine Residency Program
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Geriatric Medicine, Mount Auburn
  • Cambridge, MA

Roy E. Smith, MD, MS

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Hematology-Oncology
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Pittsburgh, PA

Peter G. Snell, PhD

  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Department of Internal Medicine
  • Division of Cardiology
  • UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Dallas, TX

Margarita Sotelo, MD

  • Associate Clinical Professor
  • Divisions of Geriatrics and Hospital Medicine
  • University of California San Francisco
  • San Francisco, CA

Richard G. Stefanacci, DO, MGH, MBA, AGSF, CMD

  • Thomas Jefferson University
  • College of Population Health
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Chief Medical Officer
  • The Access Group
  • Berkeley Heights, NJ

Kristen Thornton, MD, FAAFP, AGSF, CWSP

  • Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
  • Highland Family Medicine
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Monroe Community Hospital, Division of Geriatrics & Aging
  • Co-Director Aging Theme
  • University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
  • Rochester, NY

Alexander W. Threlfall, MD, MA

  • Associate Chief, MH – SFVAMC CBOCs
  • Acting Director, Mental Health Service Santa Rosa CBOC
  • Clinical Instructor
  • Department of Geriatric Psychiatry
  • University of California, San Francisco
  • San Francisco, CA

Justin M. Vader, MD

  • Assistant Professor
  • Cardiovascular Division
  • Washington University School of Medicine
  • St Louis, MO

Elizabeth K. Vig, MD, MPH

  • Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
  • University of Washington
  • Staff Physician, Geriatrics and Extended Care
  • VA Puget Sound Health Care System
  • Seattle, WA

Accreditation

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

Designation

The American Geriatrics Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 35 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Date of Original Release: September 15, 2016
Date of Credit Termination: September 14, 2019

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 35 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this program, participants caring for older adults will be better able to:

  • Describe the general principles of aging and the biomedical and psychosocial issues of aging
  • Discuss legal and ethical issues related to geriatric medicine
  • Evaluate the financing of health care for older persons
  • Identify the basic principles of geriatric medicine, including assessment, geriatric pharmacotherapy, prevention, exercise, palliative care, rehabilitation, and sensory deficits
  • Use state-of-the-art approaches to geriatric care while providing care in hospital, office-practice, nursing-home, and home-care settings
  • Diagnose and manage geriatric syndromes, including dementia, delirium, urinary incontinence, malnutrition, osteoporosis, falls, pressure ulcers, sleep disorders, pain, dysphagia, and dizziness
  • Apply relevant information from the fields of internal medicine, neurology, psychiatry, dermatology, and gynecology to the care of older patients
  • Adjust patient care in the light of evidence-based data regarding the particular risks and needs of ethnic, racial, and sexual patient groups
  • Use quality indicators to assess and improve the care of older adults in their own practices
  • Employ evidence-based data to increase the effectiveness of teaching geriatrics to all health professionals

Target Audience

This course is intended for primary care providers who work with older adults.

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