HMC Senior Care

3 West Clinic

Clinic phone: 744-4191
Clinic contact: Marisa Arreola, 744-5825
Attending: Itamar Abrass, MD

Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Thursday, 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Exposure to multi-disciplinary approach to outpatient medicine and the geriatric population. We can accommodate two house officers at each session.

Objectives:

  • Understand the difference between physiologic and pathologic changes of aging, and the epidemiology and natural history of aging and diseases of aging
  • Learn aspects of preventive medicine, including nutrition, exercise, screening and immunization of disease
  • Develop proficiency in geriatric assessment (cognitive and functional); activities of daily living; the instrumental activities of daily living; the appropriate use of the history, physical and mental examination, and the laboratory.
  • Understanding of geriatric syndromes including cognitive impairment, falls, incontinence, osteoporosis, sensory impairment, and undernutrition
  • Learning to address outpatient end of life issues