Curriculum

The balance between gerontology and geriatric topics will be one third.

The monthly 3-hour training sessions organized by the Asian Academy for Medicine on Ageing (AAMA) will start on December 11, 2021 (see News). 

Healthy Ageing
11 December 2021 Healthy Ageing Concepts
Age-friendly Health System
Community-Based Healthy Ageing
Nutrition
15 January 2022 Epidemiology and Impacts of Malnutrition
Assessment of Nutritional Status and Oral Health
Management of Undernutrition in Clinical Settings
Sarcopenia
12 February 2022 Science of Muscle Ageing
Definition and Diagnosis
Treatment and Management for Muscle Health
Frailty 
12 March 2022 Physical Frailty
Social Frailty and Vulnerability
Oral Frailty
Dementia and Cognitive Impairment
9 April 2022 Cognitive Ageing
Clinical Diagnosis and Treatment of Dementia
BPSD and Management
Falls and fracture
14 May 2022 Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Prognosis of Falls
Using the Falls Assessment to Guide Interventions
Fracture Liaison Service in the Community
Polypharmacy and Prescribing Approprietness
11 June 2022 Geriatric Pharmacotherapy: Physiology and Metabolism
Polypharmacy: Epidemiology and Its Impacts
Inappropriate Prescribing and Deprescribing
Mental Health
16 July 2022 Old Age Depression and Management
Delirium: Diagnosis, Treatment and Prognosis
Loneliness and Social Isolation
Gerotechnology
13 August 2022 Intelligence-Based Precision Healthy Ageing
Development and Application of Robotic Technology
Gerotechnology in the Care of Older People
Specific Healthcare Models for Older People
10 September 2022 Geriatric Assessment Upon Arrival on the ICU
Acute Geriatrics: Function-Based Approach
Health Pathways for Older People in Residential Care
Life-course Vaccination
15 October 2022 Immune Ageing
Significance of Vaccination in Old Adults
Immunization, Public Health, Economy and Well-being
End of life care and palliative care
12 November 2022 Advance Care Planning: Difference Between East and West
Home Care for Palliative Care
End of Life Care in Asian Culture

 

Outcomes

Attendees:

  • 3 EACCME accreditation per one 3h-session (valid in Europe, Canada, USA) after validation of the quality evaluation of the session

As attendees, trainees

  • 3 EACCME credits for one 3h-session (valid in Europe, Canada, USA)
  • Those who successfully complete the quiz and validate 10 sessions among the twelve 3-hour sessions will be awarded an IAGG – World qualifying certificate of participation

Procedures for specific regional accreditations are under way