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Refresher Day 2014

Annual Geriatric Education Day
Risky Business - A Geriatrics Balancing Act

Wednesday March 5, 2014
8.15 - 3.30
St. Elias Centre, 75 Ridgewood Ave, Ottawa

Keynote speakers:
Dr. Jeffrey Turnbull - Chief of Staff, The Ottawa Hospital
Social Determinants of Health
Dr. Robert Ross - Professor, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies,
Queens University Kingston
Physical Activity and Health in Older Adults:  How Much and How Often

Concurrent Speakers:

Dr. Allen Huang, Dr. Barbara Farrell
Medications Contributing to the Geriatric Giants

Alison Timmons, Isabelle Coady, Elaine Rufiange
Finding Solutions to Cases of Elder Abuse
Presentation- Timmons
Presentation - Coady
Presentation - Rufiange

Dr. Frank Molnar
Falls - Organizing and Addressing the Top 100 Causes

Dr. Bill Dalziel
Dementia Screening and Assessment
Handouts:
Memory Care Program Toolkit
Dementia Assessment Guide
Final Trackers - Initial Screening

Staying at Home
How to Keep your Brain Healthy
Informed Consent for the Memory Care Program
Intervals of Need
Letter to Patients for Cognitive Assessment
Memory Care Algorithm
Memory Risk Calculator
Memory Quick Screen
10 Top Tips to Keep the Brain Healthy

Dr. Tom Foreman
Living at Risk:  Whose Choice is it?

Dr. Cuong Ngo-Minh
Challenges in Pain Management in the Elderly

Dr. Andrew Frank
The Atypical Dementias

Dr. Fraser Miller
CHF in the Elderly

Dr. Robert Ross
Obesity Reduction in Older Adults:  Does Exercise Modality Matter?

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 for 5 credits. It has also been accredited for up to 5 Mainpro-M1 credits. This program has been reviewed and approved by the University of Ottawa, Continuing Professional Development.
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