Thursday, July 5th from 2-3 PM EDT. Join Dr. Tom Perry for this webinar when he will demonstrate how experienced clinicians can promote a culture shift towards deprescribing by encouraging their juniors to recognize that drug harms often exceed the potential benefits. To learn more or to register click here.
Neil Elford, Director, Spiritual Health, Mission & Ethics, Providence Care Hospital & Hotel Dieu Kingston, gave an overview of Advance Care Planning (ACP) including background information, approaches to ACP, and role of physicians in ACP within this presentation.
Dr. Brent Wolfrom, Curriculum Director, Staff Physician, Supervising and Teaching Family Medicine residents, gave an overview of Consent to Treatment in Long-Term Care including who a substitute decision maker is, what informed consent is, and who physicians need to obtain consent from. This presentation was given to health care professionals in South East Ontario on April 10th, 2018. A copy of the presentation is available below.
Neil Elford, Director, Spiritual Health, Mission & Ethics, Providence Care Hospital & Hotel Dieu Kingston, gave an overview of Advance Care Planning (ACP) including background information, approaches to ACP, and role of physicians in ACP. This online presentation was given to health care professionals in South East Ontario via the Ontario Telemedicine Network on May 8th, 2018. A copy of the presentation and the recording link are available below.
Monday June 11, 2018. This workshop trains clinicians to deliver the Memory and Aging Program®, an intervention for older adults experiencing normal age-related memory changes. The program focuses on optimizing cognitive health through lifestyle enhancement and memory training. During this workshop, participants will learn about memory changes associated with normal aging, factors affecting memory, evidence-based memory strategies, the session-by-session program protocol, and outcomes for program participants. The workshop is designed for licenced health care professionals and students in occupational therapy, social work, psychology, nursing, speech-language pathology, and related areas. Register onlineat http://shop.baycrest.org.
Friday April 20, 2018 from 8-9am EST join presenter David Campbell for this session of Regional Palliative Care Rounds. Objectives of this session include exploring the ethical arguments for and against respecting Advance Directive requests for MAID, to identify the philosophical complexities of personal identity and how it changes through time and appreciate the ethical, philosophical, and practical challenges of respecting Advance Directive requests for MAID. Click here for a live event link via OTN Webcasting. To learn more about these rounds, please visit our website: http://meds.queensu.ca/programs/palliativecare/regional_rounds.