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Advances in Aging – Delirium, the Age-Friendly Health System and the 4Ms

Presenter Details
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Meenakshi Dagar, MD
Division of Geriatrics, General Internal Medicine and Palliative Medicine
University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

Dr. Dagar finished her residency in internal medicine with St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. After Finishing her residency, she worked as an academic primary care physician in Tucson, Arizona. She actively worked alongside internal medicine residents and medical students. She has received several outpatient attending of the year awards. Over the course of her time in Tucson, Dr. Dagar noticed an increasing need for geriatric specialist to accommodate and better serve the older adult population. She recently finished her geriatric fellowship from Harvard. Her key interests lie in preventative medicine, bioethics, advanced care planning, medical education and cost-effective care for the patients. During her free time, Dr. Dagar enjoys spending time with her kids, hiking, playing with her cat, traveling and trying new cuisines. Her ultimate dream, which is her driving force, is to continue teaching and caring for her students and patients as if they’re family.

Learning Objectives

The goal of this presentation is for learners to be able to describe the following: 

  • What is delirium?
  • The impact of delirium
  • How does Delirium interact with the 4Ms (matters, medication, mentation and mobility)?
  • The treatment and prevention of delirium
CME Credit/Disclaimer

Accreditation Statement: 

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement:

All faculty, CME planning committee members, and the CME office reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

Sep
12
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Monday, September 12, 2022 - 12:00pm

LOCATION

Virtual

CONTACT

Lisa O'Neill
College of Medicine – Phoenix
Center on Aging
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