UBC Care of the Elderly Virtual Conference

UBC Care of the Elderly Virtual Conference

Hosted by the UBC Department of Geriatric Medicine

Target Audience:

Family physicians, nurse practitioners, geriatricians, nurses, residents & students

Course Format: Virtual Conference
  • Feb 12, 2021
Broadcast starts: 8:00AM Pacific Time

Online from Vancouver BC

Overview

REGISTRATION & AGENDA NOW READY!

We will have space for you this year!  We have condensed our popular 3-days intensive course into 1-day virtual conference for you to participate in the safety and comfort of your own home or office.  Each presentation will last 20 minutes, followed by 10 minutes of Q&A.   Topics are tailored for primary care providers who work with elderly patients.  Participants will also have the opportunity to express their learning needs on each topic prior to the event.  Check out the agenda below!  

 

Agenda

Subject to change 

07:50–08:00 Connect to Zoom  
08:0008:15 Welcome & Opening Remarks Dr. Janet Kow
08:15–08:45

Incorporating Frailty into Cancer Care Plans

Dr. Caroline Mariano
08:45–09:15 Deprescribing—How To Dr. Mark Fok
09:15–09:45

Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Dementia

Dr. Peter Chan
09:45–10:00 Stretch Break  
10:00–10:30

COVID and Seniors

Dr. Janet Kow

10:30–11:00

Low Vision in the Elderly

Dr. Mary Lou Jackson
11:00–11:30 Effective Assessment of Seniors Virtually Dr. Amanda Hill
11:30–12:15 Lunch Break  
12:15–12:45

Update on Diabetes Management for the Elderly

Dr. Sarah Sy

12:45–13:15

Delirium and Antipsychotic Use in End of Life Care

Dr. Gil Kimel

13:15–13:45 Beyond Bisphosphonates: Options for Care Dr. Larry Dian
13:45–14:00 Stretch Break  
14:00–14:30

Chronic MSK Pain—A Physiatry Perspective

Dr. Evan Kwong 
14:30–15:00

Cognitive Testing—MMSE vs Moca?

Dr. Phil Lee
15:00–15:15 Take Home Points Summarized  & Closing Remarks Dr. Janet Kow
15:15 Conference Ends  

Cost

  By Jan 8 By Jan 29 After Jan 29
Standard Rate $199 $250 $270
Residents/Students $50 $60 $70

*5% GST applies to all registration fees.

 

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