Frailty Syndrome

Pittsburgh , PA US
November 12, 2020

  The purpose of this educational offering is to provide information on the definition, physiology, importance, measurement, prevention, and interventions related to Frailty Syndrome.

Time

Content

Presenter

9:00am to 9:20am

Defining frailty:   Discussion of criteria associated with frailty, review of frailty case studies, and explanation of types of frailty

Namita Ahuja, MD

9:20am to 9:40am

Review of available screening tools, and scoring methods

Namita Ahuja, MD

9:40am to 10:00am

Review of intervention strategies associated with frailty

Namita Ahuja, MD

Target Audience

RNs / SW / Health Coaches / Dieticians

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify frailty presentation through different case studies.

  2. Define different screening tools for frailty and be able to utilize scoring methods.

  3. Describe intervention strategies during the different stages of frailty.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 ASWB
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
10/26/2020
Course expires: 
11/27/2020
Event starts: 
11/12/2020 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
11/12/2020 - 10:00am

Time

Content

Presenter

9:00am to 9:20am

Defining frailty:   Discussion of criteria associated with frailty, review of frailty case studies, and explanation of types of frailty

Namita Ahuja, MD

9:20am to 9:40am

Review of available screening tools, and scoring methods

Namita Ahuja, MD

9:40am to 10:00am

Review of intervention strategies associated with frailty

Namita Ahuja, MD

UPMC Health Plan
600 Grant Street
Pittsburgh , PA 15219
United States

Namita Ahuja, MD

UPMC Health Plan , Senior Medical Director Medicare

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh 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.

CCM CE will be provided:  1 CE and sent from UPMC Health Plan nurse planner

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 ASWB
  • 1.00 Attendance
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