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Webinar: Teeter, wobble, lurch: the effect of psychotropic medications on falls risk in older adults

June 1, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free

Description

Description: Teeter, wobble, lurch: the effect of psychotropic medications on falls risk in older adults.

Objectives:

1. To describe the falls-promoting physiological effects of psychotropic medications
2. To identify ways of mitigating falls risk with psychotropic medications in older adults
3. To review safer psychotropic prescribing practices from the perspective of falls prevention

Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_UwN6-3djQGa4StwtgVUyCA

Presenters

Dr. Andrea Iaboni
MD, Dphil, FRCPC @Kite; Toronto Rehab Institute; University Health Network
 
Dr. Andrea Iaboni is a clinician scientist and geriatric psychiatrist based at Kite,Toronto Rehab Institute, University Health Network in Toronto, Canada. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto. Her research interests include technology for improving the safety and quality of dementia care, and the impact of treatments for psychiatric illness on mobility in older adults.

Details

Date:
June 1, 2021
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Canada
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