Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Internal Medicine Volume 61, Issue 07: Pain and Addiction Issues in the Older Adult

Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Internal Medicine Volume 61, Issue 07: Pain and Addiction Issues in the Older Adult

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Diane Chau, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Associate Program Director, San Diego, presented on Pain Management in Geriatric Patients. Michael Fingerhood, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, presented on Aging and Addictions

Glendale, CA / myprgenie.com / ACCESSWIRE / June 20, 2014 / Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Internal Medicine Volume 61, Issue 07: Pain and Addiction Issues in the Older Adult.

The goal of this program is to improve the management of pain and addictions in older adults. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to: 

1. Assess pain in an older patient.

2. Prescribe effective and appropriate pharmacologic treatment for pain in older adults. 

3. Screen older patients for alcohol and drug abuse.

4. Recognize symptoms of alcohol, opioid, and benzodiazepine withdrawal. 

5. Initiate age-appropriate treatment for substance abuse in older adults.

The original programs were presented by Diane Chau, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Associate Program Director, Geriatrics Fellowship, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine; Medical Director, Veterans Affairs Community Living Center, San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, and Michael Fingerhood, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. 

Audio-Digest Foundation, the largest independent publisher of Continuing Medical Education in the world, records over 10,000 hours of lectures every year in anesthesiology, emergency medicine, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics/gynecology, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, otolaryngology, pediatrics, psychology, and urology, by the leading medical researchers at the top laboratories, universities, and institutions. 

Recent researchers have hailed from Harvard, Cedars-Sinai, Mayo Clinic, UCSF, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Kansas Medical Center, The University of California, San Diego, The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, The University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and many others. 

Out of these cutting-edge programs, Audio-Digest then chooses the most clinically relevant, edits them for clarity, and publishes them either every week or every two weeks.

In addition, Audio-Digest publishes subscription series in conjunction with leading medical societies: DiabetesInsight with The American Diabetes Association, ACCEL with The American College of Cardiology, Continuum Audio with The American Academy of Neurology, and Journal Watch Audio General Medicine with Massachusetts Medical Society. 

For 60 years, the global medical community of doctors, nurses, physician assistants, and other medical professionals around the world has subscribed to Audio-Digest specialty series in order to remain current in their specialties as well as to maintain their Continuing Education requirements with the most cutting-edge, independent, and unbiased continuing medical education (CME).

Long a technical innovator, Audio-Digest was the first to produce audio medical education programs and the first to produce in-car medical education. Currently, its subscription and annual products are available on CD and MP3, as well as iPhone, iPad, and Android apps.

Contact: Paul Angles, pangles@audio-digest.org, 8188443237

 

SOURCE: Audio-Digest Foundation 

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