The Regional Geriatric Program of Eastern Ontario are holding their annual refresher day conference. This workshop is intended for health care professionals working with seniors who seek to improve the quality of life for their patients. It has been designed to be interactive, covering challenging areas in the clinical management of geriatric patients.

Level 2 Palliative Care Education for: Regulated Health Professionals at the Brockville General Hospital Wednesdays March 22 to April 26th, 9am to 4pm.  Contact Carol Northcott to register.

March 6-8, 2017 the Regional Geriatric Program of Eastern Ontario is offering this clinical education opportunity at the Ottawa Hospital.  Click here for the pdf registration form.

Dr. John Puxty, Geriatrician & Director of the Centre for Studies in Aging & Health at Providence Care, gave an overview of Frailty & Common Comorbidities  in an online presentation to health care professionals in South East Ontario via the Ontario Telemedicine Network on January 17th, 2017.  A copy of the event flyer and link to the presentation recording are available.

This presentation on Friday Feb. 24th from 1-2pm is one of the Geriatric Mental Heath videoconference education series. Dr. Sidney H. Kennedy will discuss the range of pharmacological and neurostimulation options for treatment of resistant depression, the potential for neuroimaging and molecular biomarkers to predict antidepressant response and the complexities of integrating clinical and biological big data. This event is available via telehealth and live webcast. Please see the pdf invitation for details.

The Stroke Network of Southeastern Ontario in collaboration with Queen's University are offering this Interprofessional Primary Care team workshop on Friday, March 31st  from 12-4:30 pm as an accredited group learning activity at the Brockville Convention Centre.  Please see the pdf brochure for more details.  Register online here.

March 25 & 26 from 8am to 4pm, at the Donald Gordon Conference Centre.  In an interactive two-day course, Pallium Canada’s LEAP Long Term Care offers interprofessional clinicians competency-based palliative care education specific to the LTC setting.  For more information contact Siobhan McArdle at Siobhan.mcardle@sfcsc.ca. Registration closes Mar. 8, 2017.

 11:45am - 1pm Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre ROOM-3021A Auditorium A.Presenter, Dr. Aidnan Qureshi, Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Radioogy at the University of Minnesota. Funded by the Heart and Stroke Foundation, in recognition of Dr. H.J.M. Barnett’s outstanding contribution to the field of stroke. The Lectureship is hosted by Ontario medical schools on an annual rotation basis. The objective is to provide a forum where a distinguished expert in the field of cerebrovascular disease addresses current research and clinical practice. This presentation is available via OTN http://webcast.otn.ca/mywebcast/?id=62503769

Melodie Adler, MD, PGY-3, Care of the Elderly Fellow, Dept. of Family Medicine, Queen's University will be presenting this Ethics Education Session on Wed. Nov. 30th.  11am -12pm Education Session, 12-1pm Meeting Session.  Location: Ongwanada, 191 Portsmouth Ave. Kingston, ON, Rm #410/411.  Register by emailing spierce@ongwanada.com.  For more information contact Hannah Kaufman at kaufman.hannah@gmail.com.  Videoconference & Teleconference options are available.

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