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Refresher Day 2015

RAIsing AWARENESS! A Geriatric Refresher Day
Wednesday, March 4, 2015

8:15 am - 3:30 pm
St. Elias Centre, 750 Ridgewood Avenue, Ottawa   
Agenda Registration Form Speakers Bios
Flyer Description of Concurrent Sessions

Keynote Speakers:
George Heckman MD MSc FRCPC
Schlegel Research Chair & Associate Professor
University of Waterloo
Assessing Specialized Geriatric Services Through the InterRAI Tool - How Triggers Could Be Generated for Accessing Timely Services

Debbie Kwan BSc Phm MSc FCSHP
Cross Appointed to the Faculties of Pharmacy & Medicine
University of Toronto
Pharmacist, Family Health Team, Toronto Western Hospital
Medications and the Older Adult: Approach with Caution!

Concurrent Speakers:
Debbie Kwan
Medications and Falls: Friends or Foes?

Panel Discussion
Moderator: Dr. Louise Carrier
Helping Hands for Vulnerable Seniors Living At Risk in the Community

Dr. Jill Rice
Advance Care Planning: Not Just For the Elderly

Dr. David Grimes
Is It Parkinsons

Dr. Tom Foreman
Defining Quality of Life

Dr. Tim Lau
Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia - What to do?

Dr. George Heckman
Addressing Health Care Needs for Frail Seniors Using the InterRAI Tool

Dr. Linda Lacroix
Understanding Anemia and Other Blood Disorders in the Elderly
Part 1
Part 2

Panel Discussion
Moderator: Rachel Ozer PhD MHA
Stroke, Dementia, Diabetes - Navigating Community Services
Comorbidity Case Study Handout