Frailty assessment provides a means of identifying older adults most vulnerable to adverse outcomes. Attention to frailty in clinical practice is more likely with better understanding of its prevalence and associations with patient characteristics. We sought to provide national estimates of frailty in older people.
The Regional Geriatric Program of Eastern Ontario are holding their annual refresher day conference. This workshop is intended for health care professionals working with seniors who seek to improve the quality of life for their patients. It has been designed to be interactive, covering challenging areas in the clinical management of geriatric patients.
Dr. John Puxty, Geriatrician & Director of the Centre for Studies in Aging & Health at Providence Care, gave an overview ofFrailty & Common Comorbidities in an online presentation to health care professionals in South East Ontario via the Ontario Telemedicine Network on January 17th, 2017. A copy of the event flyer and link to the presentation recording are available.
This presentation on Friday Feb. 24th from 1-2pm is one of the Geriatric Mental Heath videoconference education series. Dr. Sidney H. Kennedy will discuss the range of pharmacological and neurostimulation options for treatment of resistant depression, the potential for neuroimaging and molecular biomarkers to predict antidepressant response and the complexities of integrating clinical and biological big data. This event is available via telehealth and live webcast. Please see the pdf invitation for details.
The Stroke Network of Southeastern Ontario in collaboration with Queen's University are offering this Interprofessional Primary Care team workshop on Friday, March 31st from 12-4:30 pm as an accredited group learning activity at the Brockville Convention Centre. Please see the pdf brochure for more details. Register online here.
11:45am - 1pmThunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre ROOM-3021A Auditorium A.Presenter, Dr. Aidnan Qureshi, Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Radioogy at the University of Minnesota. Funded by the Heart and Stroke Foundation, in recognition of Dr. H.J.M. Barnett’s outstanding contribution to the field of stroke. The Lectureship is hosted by Ontario medical schools on an annual rotation basis. The objective is to provide a forum where a distinguished expert in the field of cerebrovascular disease addresses current research and clinical practice. This presentation is available via OTNhttp://webcast.otn.ca/mywebcast/?id=62503769.