Knowledge Exchange

Geriatric Education Series

Start Date: 
Monday, March 6, 2017 to Wednesday, March 8, 2017

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.

Learning Objectives
  • 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
  • Function
  • Driving
  • Falls and Mobility
  • Polypharmacy
  • Pain
  • Delirium
  • Elder Abuse
  • Management of Osteoporosis
  • Caregiver Stress and Burnout
  • Capacity Assessment
  • Anemia in the Elderly
  • Environment Assessment of Depression
  • Assessing and Managing Difficult Situations
Program Dates
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
Capacity:35 participants

*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