Knowledge Exchange

Geriatrics 2018

Wed. April 25th 8am to 5pm at Donald Gordon Conference Centre, Kingston Queen's Faculty of Health Sciences is presenting this Continuing Professional Development opportunity.  Topics include strategies for dementia and common care issues in the vulnerable.  Program and registration information is available here.

Registration Fee: (MD, NP: $210) (Other: $150)

8:00 to 8:30 Registration

MORNING SESSION: Strategies for Dementia
Chair: Dr. Steve Griffin
8:30 to 9:30 Dementia Capacity, Dr. Dallas Seitz
9:30 to 10:10 Workshop #1
10:10 to 10:30 Break & Networking
10:30 to 11:10 Workshop #2
11:10 to 12:15 DEBATE: "Let it be resolved that the solution to the housing crisis for people living with dementia is more long term care beds."
Facilitator: Dr. Dallas Seitz


Morning Workshop Options:
1. Medication Management of Behavioral Symptoms in Dementia
2. How to Use HQO Standards in Clinical Care
3. Assessment & Management of Non-cancer Pain in Dementia

AFTERNOON SESSION: Common Care Issues in the Vulnerable

Chair: Dr. Steve Griffin
12:15 to 1:00 Lunch & Networking
1:00 to 2:00 Substance Misuse in the Elderly, Dr. David Conn, (MB, FRCPC, Vice-president of Education and Inaugural Director, Centre for Education and Knowledge Exchange in Aging, Baycrest; Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto.)
2:00 to 2:40 Workshop #3
2:40 to 2:50 Break & Networking
2:50 to 3:30 Workshop #4

3:30 Program Close

Afternoon Workshop Options:
4. Age-friendly Primary Care Audit Tool, Dr. Chris Frank
5. Death Certificate for Patients who Die at Home, Dr. Paul Dungey
6. Optimizing Prescriptions for the Elderly, Dr. John Puxty

Location:
Providence Care New Hospital - Founders Hall (2nd Floor)
752 King Street West
Kingston, Ontario
Canada, K7M2G4

Scent Free Environment Alert:
Please note that the Providence Care Hospital is a scent-free environment