Geriatric Medicine CME Courses

Geriatric Medicine CME Courses

Credits: 13 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format: Interactive Online
Price: $399

Developed by TMCI Global and the Society of Cannabis Clinicians (SCC), the Clinical Cannabinoid Medicine Curriclum is the first comprehensive, online CME-certified curriculum designed to educate the practicing clinician on both the research and clinical practice aspects of the therapeutic use of cannabis. Each course within the curriculum offers up to 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and the complete curriculum is certified for up to 13 CME credits.

You Will Learn About

  • The fundamentals of the Endocannabinoid System
  • The use of cannabis in a clinical setting
  • The delivery and dosage of medical cannabis
  • Mental health and the psychiatric application of medical cannabis

* Includes a bonus module on Cannabinoid Chemistry authored by Dr. Raphael Mechoulam, a professor of Medicinal Chemistry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in israel and leading authority on Medical Cannabis science.

Target Audience: All healthcare practitioners; the curriculum was designed to educate the practicing clinician on both the research and clinical practice aspects of the therapeutic use of cannabis.

Purchase grants one learner one year’s access to lessons and quizzes (access expires 365 days from date of course activation).

Credits: 1.5 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format: Online Streaming Video
Price: $25/hour
Release Date: 11/1/2015
Expiration Date: 10/31/2017
Summary: Course Objectives:
  • Ask questions that will help you understand the patient's Explanatory Model, or understanding, of her illness experience.
  • Base your approach to culture using the LEARN mnemonic: Listen, Explain, Acknowledge, Recommend, and Negotiate.
  • Ask and respond to patients' faith-based values and goals for care.
  • Help patients to anticipate and consider aspects of the dying process they might not have considered.
  • Open up communication with others who will be involved in patients' end-of-life care.
  • Incorporate patients' values and preferences in advance care planning.
  • How to respond to requests from a patient's family that raise ethical questions.
  • Determine how to offer truth in order to elicit your patients' preferences.
  • Negotiate solutions that respect patients' preferences as well as your ethical duty.
  • Look at the evidence for and against complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) practices.
  • Advise patientsbased on evidence.
  • Negotiate treatment plans with patients who incorporate CAM.
  • Build trust and have open communication with patients.
Credits: 35 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format: Audio CD, Online Download
Price: $595 - $795
Release Date: 9/15/2016
Expiration Date: 9/14/19
Summary: Gail M. Sullivan, MD, MPH, AGSF Dr. Sullivan is Professor of Medicine, Associate Director for Education, and Program Director, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship at the UConn Center on Aging, University of Connecticut School of Medicine. Dr. Sullivan is a devoted and highly effective promoter for geriatrics education. At the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and prior to that Yale University School of Medicine, Dr. Sullivan has designed programs from the ground up introducing, expanding, and assessing geriatric medicine training for medical students, residents and practicing physicians. To produce this training, Dr. Sullivan developed syllabus readings, clinical experiences, conferences, and assessment materials. Her work has set the standard for nationally acclaimed educational competencies in the field. “Dr. Sullivan is an accomplished physician and exemplary teacher,” said C. Seth Landefeld, MD, Chairman of the Department of Medicine at the University of Alabama. “She is an extraordinary role model and an inspiration to geriatrics professionals across the country who seek careers as educators.” Dr. Sullivan joined the AGS in 1985 and has been on the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society editorial board since 1998. For the past 2 editions, Dr. Sullivan served as Co-Editor-in-Chief of the AGS Geriatrics Review Syllabus and was an Associate Question Editor for 3 prior editions. In June 2010, Dr. Sullivan became the first Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Graduate Medical Education. This is the first journal targeting graduate medical education research. Dr. Sullivan is the recent recipient of the 2013 Dennis W. Jahnigen Memorial Award. This distinguished award is given annually to an AGS member who has provided exceptional leadership training students in geriatrics and has made significant contributions to the progress of geriatrics education in health professions schools.
Credits: 82.75 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format: Audio CD, DVD, MP3, MP4, Online Streaming Video
Price: $1,295 - $1,795
Release Date: 11/30/2016
Expiration Date: 11/30/2019
Summary: Intensive Update with Board Review in Geriatric and Palliative Medicine is a course designed for clinicians and others who are taking the geriatric medicine and/or hospice and palliative medicine certification(s) or recertification in geriatric medicine. In addition, this course is for those physicians and other healthcare professionals who want to modernize their clinical knowledge in geriatric and palliative medicine.
Credits: 1 (AMA PRA Category 1)
Format: Interactive Online
Price: Free
Release Date: 4/4/17
Expiration Date: 6/23/18


  • George T. Grossberg, MD Samuel W. Fordyce Professor; Director, Geriatric Psychiatry Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, Saint Louis University School of Medicine
  • David Beck, MD Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Topic and Learning Objectives

  • Identify different and various forms of agitation among patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD).
  • Review proposed mechanisms underlying agitation in AD and how pharmacologic agents may affect them
  • Evaluate body of evidence of current and emerging pharmacologic agents for the management of agitation/aggression in patients with AD

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