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

Stay tuned for upcoming events.

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