Integrating Advance Care Planning as Part of Geriatric Assessments
This is an on-demand webinar that was recorded on a previous date. The webinar is about 1 hour in length. You will need to watch the webinar, receive a 60% or higher passing grade on a quiz, and then complete an evaluation to receive your certificate and complete this course. You will have access to this course for 1 year, starting on the purchase date.
The presentation will focus on older adults, understanding that care can be individualized in the setting of aging physiology and co-morbidities, and align with patient preferences by discussing what matters most in their care through advance care planning.
- Recognize the field of geriatrics and how consultation impacts patient care
- Understand the components of advance care planning and how this is utilized in different settings of care
- Gain practical communication techniques to navigate challenging conversations
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Texas Health San Antonio
Dr. Maria Angelica Cantu-Cooper completed residency in Internal Medicine with a concentration in primary care, followed by fellowships in Geriatrics and Hospice and Palliative Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City, NY. She is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Texas Health San Antonio and the Inpatient Geriatrics Medical Director at the University Hospital.
Her clinical focus is on inpatient and outpatient geriatric consultation for older adults admitted with traumatic injury. She is the University Health System Geriatrics Site Director for the UTHSA Geriatrics fellowship and the clinical course director for the Physician Assistant students rotating in geriatrics and palliative care. She has academic interests in transitions of care, management of geriatric syndromes, and integration of geriatrics and palliative medicine. She additionally is interested in medical education and serves as a mentor for medical students and fellows pursing scholarly projects in geriatrics.
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