The IGEC has partnered with the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine Division of Continuing Medical Education (CCOM CME) to deliver online courses for continuing education credit at no cost. Below is a list of courses that are currently available. Clicking on a course will take you to the CCOM CME site. To access these courses, you will need a CCOM CME account, which takes just a couple of minutes to create. This one-time registration allows you to access these courses anytime and saves your progress if you are not able to complete a course in one sitting. Details can be found in the course listings on the CCOM CME site.
Medications and Deprescribing Series. This series of six presentations provides healthcare professionals with training to help older adults navigate complex medication decisions. Credits available per presentation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (1.0 hours), Non-Physician Attendance (1.0 hours).
Measuring Cognitive Vital Signs to Identify Delirium. This session is designed to improve the screening of delirium in the emergency department using concise tools that have high sensitivity and specificity. Credits available: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (0.25 hours), Non-Physician Attendance (0.25 hours).
Delirium Triage Screen (DTS). This session describes the Delirium Triage Screen (DTS) and its use in the emergency department. Credits available: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (0.25 hours), Non-Physician Attendance (0.25 hours).
The Geriatric Lecture Series© (GLS) is a collection of video presentations devoted to topics in clinical geriatrics, designed to teach important principles in the care of older adults. This year’s series covers Age-Friendly Health Systems (AFHS) and details the 4Ms framework: What Matters, Mentation (delirium, dementia, depression), Medication, and Mobility. Registration for the 2020 GLS will open soon.