Baycrest Health Sciences, in partnership with North East Specialized Geriatric Centre, is launching Project ECHO Care of the Elderly (ECHO COE), a telehealth program that aims to help primary care providers build capacity in the care of older adults through biweekly 90 minute videoconference sessions on Mondays from 3-4:30pm. For more information or to register visit baycrest.org/echo.
On Tuesday Nov. 21st, from 12-1pm Dr. Steven Burrell will be presenting on what constitutes a fragility fracture, available fracture risk assessment tools with emphasis on CAROC, fracture risk assessment reporting and fracture risk assessment and males. This presentation will be webcast via OTN #76284830. For more information contact Marq Nelson, Regional Integration Lead at 1-800-463-6842 x2318 or email@example.com.
On Wed. Oct. 25th at 6pm join Dr. Marla Shapiro & Dr. John Puxty for this group learning program held at Aqua Terra, Kingston. Dr. Puxty will be focusing on the issue of cognitive impairment as a confounding factor in managing chronic disease and its impact on outcomes. He will explain the link in association with falls and cognitive impairment. To register for this event please contact Jody Campbelton at 613-449-4679 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Regional Geriatric Program of Eastern Ontario is offering this Geriatric Education Series for health care professionals from Nov. 28 - 30th 2017 at the Ottawa Hospital on topics such as principles of assessing and managing the frail elderly, geriatric assessment, function, driving, falls and mobility, polypharmacy, pain, delirium, elder abuse and more. For more information and registration details please click here.
This 3 day conference will explore emerging trends and best practices that include relationship-centred care and highlight innovative ways to build capacity through community engagement, education, research and technology; cultivating compassion and dignity in an aging society.
This one day course on fall prevention is sponsored by Simcoe Muskoka Integrated Fall Strategy. Topics being discussed include sarcopenia & osteporosis, updates in footwear safety, intra LHIN collaboration and a new approach to fall prevention in older adults.
This 5 week online course is presented by Bobbi Symes and the University of Victoria and is intended to support those working with older adults in long-term, acute and home care. Registrants will acquire the knowledge and skills needed to apply an evidence-based approach to the prevention of falls and fall-related injuries. Learn how to design, implement and evaluate a fall prevention program, cost is $225 and requires a textbook. To register please click here.
Dr. Ruth Dubin,Associate Professor at Queen'sUniversity and Northern Ontario School of Medicine and Co-Chair of the Project ECHO Ontario Chronic pain and Co-Chair of the Canadian Pain Society Special Interest Group, gave an overview of Pain in the Elderlyin an online presentation to health care professionals in South East Ontario via the Ontario Telemedicine Network on May 9th, 2017. A copy of the event flyer and link to the presentation recording are available.