• February 19, 2014 – Stepping out of harm's way: Minimizing falls risk in patients with dizziness and other movement disorders 

Peggy Trueblood, PhD, PT, Professor and Chair, Department of Physical Therapy, California State University, Fresno


Slide Set



October 30, 2013
Medication management in older adults: Decisions related to the treatment of diabetes, anticoagulation, and pain management in geriatrics

Nancy Nkansah-Mahaney, PharmD, MBA, BCPS
Giovanni Lares, PharmD
Linda Ly, PharmD, BCPS


Flyer and CME info

Slide sets:
Diabetes Medication Management in Older Adults
Anticoagulation: Dosing Considerations in Geriatric Patients
Pain Management in Older Adults

Beers Criteria:
Warfarin INR Goal and Dose Adjustment


May 22, 2013 –“Keeping our patients at home: Resources available to facilitate non-institutionalized care"


March 6, 2013 – Silver Alert: Dementia and Community Awareness

Slide set


October 31, 2012
“Hope for the best, Plan for the best: Hospice and Palliative care; The Challenge is Us!”



Slide sets



May 30, 2012
"Screening and Prevention for Older Adults:  Weighing the Evidence for Adapting Guidelines and Continuing Treatment”

Session outline and CME-CE information
Slide set- Main Lecture
Case study handout

Colorectal Cancer Screening (CRC) and Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI) use in Elderly handout



March 21, 2012
“How Many Falls Have Your Patients Had This Past Year: Why Are They Falling and What Can You Do About It?”

Session outline- schedule
Slide set- Main Lecture


November 2, 2011

"Decision Making Capacity in Older Adults: Why it's Important, What's your Clinical Responsibility and How to Assess"


Main Lecture: "DECISION MAKING CAPACITY: Who has it? Who doesn’t? How do you know?"
Marc Tunzi, MD
Family Medicine Residency Program, Natividad Medical Center, Salinas, California


Slide set

Learning Objectives

Handout: Aid to Capacity (ACE) Evaluation



May 11, 2011:  “Palliative Care and Pain Management”


Main Lecture:  “Future of Palliative Care”
Charles F. von Gunten, MD, Provost, Vice President, The Institute for Palliative Medicine at San Diego Hospice 






March 16, 2011: “Assessing the Older Adult at Risk for Falls”


Main Lecture: “Assessment of Balance and Gait in the Older Adult at Risk for Falls in the Clinical Setting”
Peggy R. Trueblood, PhD, PT, Professor and Chair, Department of Physical Therapy, CSU, Fresno

Slide set



Breakout group 1: “Gait, Balance and Fear of Falling Assessment Tools”
Peggy R. Trueblood, PhD, PT



Breakout group 2: “Falls Assessment Tools for the Hospitalized Patient”
Alexander Sherriffs, MD, Clinical Professor – Health Science UCSF Family and Community Medicine



Breakout group 3: “Falls Assessment of the Outpatient: Home and Environmental Check off Tools and Assistive Devices”
Linda J. Hewett, PsyD, Associate Clinical Professor, UCSF Fresno MEP
Adriana Padilla, MD, Clinical Professor, UCSF Family and Community Medicine-Volunteer

Home Safety Checklist




October 19, 2010:  “Pharmacotherapy and Older Adults


Main Lecture: “Principles of Geriatric Pharmacotherapy”
Kirby Lee, PharmD, MA, MAS, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy Department of Clinical Pharmacy, UCSF

Slide set

Resource List

Teaching Resource List

Prescribing Pocket Card


Breakout Group 1: “Update on Medicare Part D PlanFinder tools”
Marilyn Stebbins, PharmD, Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Utilization Director, CHW Medical Foundation/ Mercy Medical Group, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, UCSF

Slide Set


Breakout Group 2: “Medication Risk Assessment Tools”
Ogochukwu Molokwu, PharmD, MScMed, Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist, Community Medical Centers, Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF



Breakout Group 3: “Local Medication Management Resources”
Nancy Nkansah, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, Director-UCSF Medication Management Services


UCSF Medication Management Service-Fresno 



















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