Care of the Older Adult - LIVESTREAM

July 29, 2021 to July 30, 2021

This course is currently closed. To register for the 2022 course, click here. 

Course Directors: Christina Chen, M.D.Brandon P. Verdoorn, M.D. 

The Mayo Clinic Division of Community Internal Medicine is pleased to offer this new program to provide family practitioners, internists, general practitioners, advanced nurse practitioners and physician assistants with current information on the care of the elderly, including clinical evaluation, management strategies and innovative practice models.

Registration Fees
M.D., D.O., Ph.D.$350
Allied Health, NP, PA, Retirees$265

Target Audience

This course is designed for primary care providers, internists, family physicians, advanced nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who provide care for elderly patients, including those living in the community, assisted living and nursing home settings.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the best types of exercise for older adults and develop a tailored exercise plan to preserve function and independence
  • Review optimal management of osteoporosis in the “oldest old”
  • Discuss cases and conundrums involving antibiotic stewardship in long-term care
  • Develop a pragmatic approach towards diagnosing and managing dementia
  • Describe the impact of COVID-19 on older adults and ways to improve care delivery in future pandemic situations

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 11.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 11.00 Attendance
Event starts: 
07/29/2021 - 7:50am
Event ends: 
07/30/2021 - 3:00pm
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Rochester, MN
United States

Course Directors
Christina Chen, M.D.
Brandon P. Verdoorn, M.D.

Mayo Clinic Faculty
Darryl S. Chutka, M.D.
Melanie T. Gentry, M.D.
Gregory J. Hanson, M.D.
Rachel D. Havyer, M.D.
Larisa J. Hill, M.D.
Robert W. Hoel, Pharm.D., R.Ph.
Edward R. Laskowski, M.D.
Rozalina G. McCoy, M.D., M.S.
Kyle M. McKenzie, M.D.
Maria Mendoza De la Garza, M.D.
Donna M. Miller, M.D.
Robert J. Pignolo, M.D., Ph.D.
Daniel E. Sanchez Pellecer, M.D.
Jad Sfeir, M.D.
Paul Y. Takahashi, M.D.
Ericka E. Tung, M.D., M.P.H.

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Statement(s):


Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this other activity (livestream and online content) for a maximum of 11.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Daily Breakdown of General Session:
Thursday: 5.50 AMA/Attendance
Friday: 5.50 AMA/Attendance


Pharmacology Content
Some presentations will contain pharmacology content. It is the responsibility of the individual learner to determine the amount of pharmacology content.

Other Healthcare Professionals
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s) and staff, please go here to review disclosures.



Available Credit

  • 11.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 11.00 Attendance


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This course is currently closed. To register for the 2022 course, click here. 

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