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Update in Geriatrics: Tipping Points: Landmark Advances and Cautionary Tales, McMaster University

Hamilton, Ontario
November 28, 2012

Abstract Submission Deadline is has been extended until October 15, 2012.  This is approaching fast, do not miss your opportunity to submit your information!

Featured Speakers:

  • Sharon K. Inouye, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School - Developer of the Confusion Assessment Method (CAM) and Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP)
  • David Sackett, OC, FRSC, BA, MD, MSc, FRCP, Professor Emeritus, Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics – Pioneer of Evidence-Based Medicine.
  • Paul Katz, MD, Vice-president, Medical Services and Chief of Staff, Baycrest, Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto – Recognized across the world as a leader in the long term care field.

Objectives:

In this 2nd Annual CME event, participants will acquire evidence-based approaches to important topics in caring for older adults in a variety of health care settings.

Presenters will address key tipping points such as delirium, deconditioning, falls, post-operative complications, medications, dementia and responsive behaviours that can lead to a significant change in health status and increase risk of frailty for older adults.

Target Audience:

  • Family Physicians, General Internal Medicine Physicians,
  • Physician Assistants, Nurses, Occupational Therapists,
  • Physiotherapists, Social Workers, Pharmacists, Other
  • Health Professionals, Students and Residents

To register online, visit https://chse.mcmaster.ca/eventschedule.

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