As the population of the United States ages, there is a great need to source highly competent care for older adults. Testing organizations are also placing emphasis on a well-rounded, in-depth knowledge in geriatric medicine. This course will increase your skills in the huge field of geriatric medicine and help you get more questions correct on USMLE Step 2!
Learn to identify common medical issues among older adults, evaluate how to prevent accidents and iatrogenic illness and analyze best practices in end of life care.
Your teacher is Dr. Charles Vega, Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at University of California, Irvine, and Director of Patient-Centered Advanced Clinical Education (PACE).
To support your study progress, we will also share further downloadable material, interactive test questions with direct feedback, clinical pearls and mnemonics to make sure you're well prepared.
Don't let knowledge gaps get in the way to your perfect score!
Good info mainly to the points and easy explanations too
This course is an interesting mix of medical knowledge and human experience. I enjoyed every minute of it. I would recommend this course to anyone in the field of medicine, and aspiring GPs in particular. Thank you for sharing your knowledge and experience with us Dr Vega.
Great sequence of screening, diagnostics, treatment and care. Good use of audiovisual support.
Excellent teaching method! So easy to learn and retain the topics!