Geriatric Education Series
Monday, March 6, 2017 to Wednesday, March 8, 2017
- To enhance clinical expertise by acquiring additional knowledge of the unique needs of the elderly with complex health problems, including common geriatric problems and principles.
- To acquire the skills necessary to identify patients who would benefit from specialized geriatric services.
- To become more familiar with the goals and functions of the Regional Geriatric Program of Eastern Ontario and other specialized geriatric services.
- To provide an understanding of who may benefit from specialized geriatric services
The Series includes topics such as:
- Principles of Assessing and Managing the Frail Elderly
- Geriatric Assessment
- Falls and Mobility
- Elder Abuse
- Management of Osteoporosis
- Caregiver Stress and Burnout
- Capacity Assessment
- Anemia in the Elderly
- Environment Assessment of Depression
- Assessing and Managing Difficult Situations
March 6 –8, 2017
Residence Corporation Boardroom
751 Parkdale Avenue, Room 406
The Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus
Sessions will usually begin at 8.00 am and end by 4.30 pm
*2-day option includes the in-class sessions.
*3-day option includes the in-class sessions as well as ½ day observation visit. Travel to other hospitals or residential homes may be required as part of the observation visit.
*A detailed schedule will be provided.
* Lunch and refreshments are included day 1 & 2