10th Annual Update in Geriatrics

Schedule

Start 18 November, 2020, 8 30 AM

End 3 45 PM

Location

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Canada

Virtual CPD Conference

Contact Info

Carol Stewart, CMP, CHSE Coordinator

Phone: 905-525-9140 ext. 20052

E-Mail: castewa@mcmaster.ca

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Virtual CPD Conference

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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

At the end of this learning activity the learners will be able to:

  • Improve the care of older adults by applying evidence-based approaches to important geriatric topics, including delirium, dementia, substance use disorders, homelessness and exercise.
  • Articulate ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic has shaped the health and illness experiences of older adults.
  • Share acquired practical knowledge with colleagues within and across sectors and settings.
Accreditation Statements

McMaster University, Continuing Health Sciences Education Program (CHSE) is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME) to provide CFPC Mainpro+ and RCPSC Maintenance of Certification (MOC) study credits for Continuing Medical Education.

This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of The College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by McMaster University, Continuing Health Sciences Education Program for up to 5.25 Mainpro+ credits.

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 and approved by McMaster University, Continuing Health Sciences Education Program. You may claim a maximum of 5.25 hours (credits are automatically calculated).

Through an agreement between The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and The American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at: ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme. Each healthcare provider should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.