Specialized training sessions are held for health care professionals who work with geriatric patients as part of their professional roles.

Courses consist of 2 days of in-class sessions taught by healthcare professionals. The Geriatric Education Series takes place twice yearly. Typically classes are held from 8 am – 4:30 pm.

UpcomingGeriatric Education Series

May 17-18, 2021
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Cost:$200 Reduced Virtual Event Fee
Online Event via Zoom

Core Introduction to Care of the Frail Older Adult
Limited seating available. A non-refundable administration fee of $50 will be charged on cancelled registrations until April 30. No Refunds after May 1, 2021 but space may be transferred to another participant or date.

Sept 27-28, 2021
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Cost:$200 Reduced Virtual Event Fee
Online Event via Zoom

    Core Introduction to Care of the Frail Older Adult
    Limited seating available. A non-refundable administration fee of $50 will be charged on cancelled registrations until April 30. No Refunds after May 1, 2021 but space may be transferred to another participant or date.

    Nov 22-23, 2021
    8:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Cost:$200 Reduced Virtual Event Fee
    Online Event via Zoom

      Core Introduction to Care of the Frail Older Adult
      Limited seating available. A non-refundable administration fee of $50 will be charged on cancelled registrations until April 30. No Refunds after May 1, 2021 but space may be transferred to another participant or date.

      Presenters & Facilitators

      Clinical Facilitators

      What is in it for me?

      • Increase your knowledge on the comprehensive geriatric assessment approach to care.
      • Apply this knowledge to case scenarios.
      • Enhance your clinical expertise with regards to screening, assessing and/or intervening with frail older adults with complex health problems.
      • Learn how to incorporate topics within the comprehensive geriatric assessment into your daily practice.
      • Network with peers.

      Topics :

      • Formal didactic sessions on dementia, delirium, depression, mobility, falls, capacity and living with risk.
      • Integrated case-based sessions focused on the formal didactic session topics with additional discussions on elder abuse, pain, nutrition and driving.

      Format :

      Morning: Didactic sessions
      Afternoon: Interactive, case-based learning

      Target Audience :

      Health care practitioners working with frail older adults along the continuum of care; community, outpatient, emergency department, inpatient, long-term care

      Question? For more information please email: stconrad@toh.ca