Thursday, January 19, 2023
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Research Bldg. 6, 1.206 Auditorium
Cynthia Brown, MD, MSPH
Chair, Department of Internal Medicine
Professor of Medicine with Tenure
Department of Medicine, LSU Health New Orleans
“Developing the Evidence for Hospital Mobility”
Objectives: At this conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to:
- Describe physiologic changes associated with bed rest/low mobility during hospitalization for older adults.
- Identify common barriers and facilitators for hospital mobility.
- Summarize interventions successfully used in hospital setting to increase mobility.
Target Audience and Needs: Internal Medicine faculty, staff, registered nurses, residents, fellows, students, and internists specializing in Allergy & Immunology, Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, General Medicine, Geriatrics,
Hematology & Oncology, Infectious Diseases, Nephrology, Palliative Care, Pulmonary Critical Care & Sleep Medicine, and Rheumatology need to be regularly updated with new research and guidelines regarding the evaluation and management of medical
disorders and implement them in clinical practice to enhance the quality of patient care and improve patient outcomes.
Educational Methods: Educational methods will include lectures, case presentations, literature review, and panel discussion.
Activity Evaluation: Participants may be asked to complete a session evaluation.
Financial Disclosure: The following are reports of relationships with commercial interests by those individuals who are in the position to control the content of this activity.
Dr. Brown does not have financial disclosures to provide.
Accreditation/Credit Designation: The University of Texas Medical Branch is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Texas Medical Branch designates this live activity for a maximum of _1_ AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Everyone is welcome.