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Geriatrics 2018




Donald Gordon Centre
421 Union St., Kingston, Ontario, K7L3N6, Canada
Fee: $210.00 (Base Price)
Registration for this program has closed. The capacity for this program has already been filled.


Registration Fee: MD, NP: $210   

                               RN, OT, Pharmacist, PT and Other: $150

MORNING SESSION: Strategies for Dementia

AFTERNOON SESSION: Common Care Issues in the Vulnerable


Please note that the Geriatrics 2018 program will now take place at the Donald Gordon Centre, 421 Union Street, Kingston, ON  K7L 3N6

Credits: This Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by Queen's University for up to 5.75 Mainpro+ credits.  This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and is approved by the Office of Continuing Professional Development, Queen's University.  You may claim a maximum of 5.75 hours.

*In an effort to switch to a “less paper” program, the presentations will be available online under the program in your Program Centre account rather than being printed. 

Registration & Continental Breakfast

Planning Community-based Dementia Services and the Ontario Dementia Strategy

Dallas Seitz, MD, PhD, FRCPC, Associate Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and of Public Health Sciences; Chair, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, Queen’s University; Provincial Medical Lead, Dementia Capacity Planning

Morning Workshop Rotation One

A. Medication Management of Behavioral Symptoms in Dementia

Maria Hussain, MD, FRCPC, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Queen's University

B. How to Use HQO Dementia Standards in for Long-Term Care and Community Care in Clinical Practice

Stacey Johnson, RN, MN is a Lead for the Quality Standards program at Health Quality Ontario

C. Assessment & Management of Non-cancer Pain in Dementia

Sherri Elliott, BA, BScN, RN, Psychogeriatric Resource Consultant, Providence Care’s Behavioural Support Services Team in Hastings & Prince Edward Counties
Jen Logan, RN, Palliative Pain and Symptom Management Consultant, South East LHIN

Break & Networking

Morning Workshop Rotation Two

DEBATE: Resolve: "Let it be resolved that the solution to the housing crisis for people living with dementia is more long term care beds."

Candace Chartier, MBA, ICD.D, Chief Executive Officer, Ontario Long Term Care Association
Helen Cooper, BSc. (Chemistry and Mathematics); MSc (Econometrics), Distinguished Fellow, Queen’s School of Policy Studies, and President, Oasis Senior Supportive Living Inc.
Mark Rosenberg, BA, MSc, PhD, Professor and Canada Research Chair, Department of Geography and Planning, Queen’s University
Erica Weir, MD, FRCPC, Assistant Professor, Departments of Medicine and of Public Health Sciences, Queen's University

Lunch & Networking

Substance Misuse in the Elderly

David Conn, MB, FRCPC, Vice-president of Education and Inaugural Director, Centre for Education and Knowledge Exchange in Aging, Baycrest; Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto

Afternoon Workshop Rotation One

A. Age-friendly Primary Care Audit Tool

Christopher Frank, MD, CCFP, FCPF, Professor, Department of Medicine (Division of Geriatrics); Queen’s University

B. Death Certificate for Patients who Die at Home

Paul Dungey, BA, MD, FRCPC, Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, Queen's University; Regional Supervising Coroner, Eastern Region, Kingston Office

C. Optimizing Prescriptions for the Elderly

John Puxty, MB, ChB, MRCP, MD, FRCPC, Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine (Chair, Division of Geriatric Medicine); and of Family Medicine, Queen's University

Break & Networking

Afternoon Workshop Rotation Two

Program Close