9th Annual Update in Geriatrics

Schedule

Start 20 November, 2019, 7 30 AM

End 4 05 PM

Location

360 James Street North

Hamilton

ON

Canada

Liuna Station

Contact Info

Natalie Park, CHSE Coordinator

Phone: 905-525-9140 ext. 20763

E-Mail: parkna@mcmaster.ca

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TARGET AUDIENCE

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

 
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
By attending this activity, participants will be able to:
  • Identify the impact of transitions in care upon patients’ health outcomes and experiences of receiving care.
  • Recall practical knowledge in how to assist older adults experiencing transitions in care. 
  • Identify the intricacies of various transitions experienced by older adults, including transitions into hospital or long-term care, stopping driving, experiencing losses, and end-of-life.

 

PLANNING COMMITTEE

 

Co-Chair 

Sharon Marr, BSc, MD, FRCPC, MEd Associate Professor, Division of Geriatric Medicine 

St. Peter’s / McMaster University Chair in Aging 

Department of Medicine, McMaster University Chair of RGPc

 

Co-Chair

Alexandra Papaioannou, BScN, MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP

Professor, Division of Geriatric

Medicine Department of Medicine, McMaster University

Chairholder, Eli Lilly Canada Chair in Osteoporosis 

Scientific Director GERAS Centre

 

Co-Chair 

Christopher Patterson, MD, FRCPC, FACP, FRCP (Glasg.) 

Professor, Division of Geriatric Medicine 

Department of Medicine, McMaster University

 

Cheryl Allaby, MD, CCFP 

Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine 

Associate, Division of Geriatric Medicine 

Department of Medicine, McMaster University

 

Ziyaad Al-Khateeb, MD, FRCPC

Assistant Clinical Professor

Department of Medicine, McMaster University

 

David Cowan, MD, FRCPC 

Associate Professor, Division of Geriatric Medicine 

Department of Medicine, McMaster University

 

Pauline Fisher

Clinical Nurse Specialist 

Hamilton Health Sciences

 

Joanne Ho, MD, FRCPC, MSc 

Assistant Professor Division of Geriatric Medicine 

Department of Medicine, McMaster University

 

Justin Lee, BScPhm, ACPR, MD, FRCPC 

Clinical Scholar, Division of Geriatric Medicine 

McMaster University

 

Henry Siu, MSc, MD, CCFP (COE)

Assistant Professor 

Department of Family Medicine 

McMaster University Hamilton, ON

 

Jennifer Siemon, M.Sc. (OT), OT Reg. (Ont.) 

Director

Regional Geriatric Program Central

 

Jane McKinnon Wilson, MSc. H.B.

Waterloo Wellington Geriatric Systems Coordinator

 

Lynn Pacheco 

Geriatric Program Coordinator 

Division of Geriatric Medicine 

Operations Site Coordinator, St. Peter's Hospital

Department of Medicine, McMaster University

 

Sheilah Laffan

CHSE Program Manager

Continuing Health Sciences Education

McMaster University, Hamilton, ON

 

Natalie Park

CHSE Coordinator

Continuing Health Sciences Education

McMaster University, Hamilton, ON