UBC Care of the Elderly Intensive Review Course

UBC Care of the Elderly Intensive Review Course

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Accreditation
Target Audience:

General Practitioners, Geriatricians, & Nurse Practitioners

Course Format: Conference
  • Feb 1, 2017 to Feb 4, 2017
  • Feb 2, 2017
  • Feb 3, 2017
UBC Robson Square
800 Robson Street
Vancouver BC
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Overview

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

This course is now sold out! 
Please contact our office to be placed on the waitlist.
We are not accepting onsite registration for this course.

This four day intensive course offers a unique small group learning opportunity for practitioners who wish to gain practical skills to take back to their communities. The days will include presentations from UBC faculty experts, case based discussions, interactive polls, self-reflection quizzes, and hands-on workshops.

Be sure to register early as this course sold out in 2014!

Agenda

Wed, Feb 1

0800    Breakfast & Registration Opens                     

0900    Welcome & Opening Remarks - Dr. Janet Kushner-Kow

0915    Cardiac Issues with Psychotropic and Cholinesterase Inhibitors (Arrhythmias and QTC) - Dr. Phil Lee

1000    Cognitive Functioning in Late-life Depression and Linkages with Dementia - Dr. Rishi Bhalla

1045    Break               

1100    Assessing Capacity - Dr. Martha Donnelly

1145    Redux Dementia: Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms in Neurocognitive Disorders - Dr. Peter Chan

1230    Lunch              

1330    Small Group Workshops                   

                A) Assessing Capacity in Patients with Dementia - Dr. Martha Donnelly

                B) Interventions for BPSD (Implementation) - Dr. Peter Chan

                C) Palliative Care for Heart Failure - Dr. Gilad Kimel

                D) Alcohol Related Dementia - Dr. Ashok Krishnamoorthy

                E) Advanced Care Planning - Mr. Wallace Robinson

                F) Driving Assessment in Older Adults - Dr. Diane Villanyi

1430    Break               

1445    Small Group Workshops (repeat above)                  

1545    Closing Remarks, End of the Day Quiz & Evaluations                                

1615    Conference Day Ends 

 

Thu, Feb 2

0800    Breakfast & Registration Opens                     

0900    Welcome & Opening Remarks - Dr. Janet Kushner-Kow

0915    Mood Disorders - Dr. Susan More

1000    Managing Sleep in Delirium - Dr. Harpreet Chauhan

1045    Break               

1100    Late Life Psychosis – Dr. Namrta Sinha

1145    Medical Assistance in Dying in the Elderly: Cognitive and Capacity Issues - Dr. Jocelyn Chase

1230    Lunch              

1330    Small Group Workshops              

                G) Managing Coexistant Mood Disorder and Cognitive Impairment – Dr. Bonnie Wiese

                H) Interdisciplinary Issues in Delirium - Ms. Mary Kjorven & Dr. Janet Kushner-Kow

                I) Driving Assessment in Older Adults - Dr. Diane Villanyi

                J) Improving Long Term Care for Dementia – Dr. Joy Masuhara

1430    Break               

1445    Small Group Workshops (repeat above)                        

1545    Closing Remarks, End of the Day Quiz & Evaluations                                

1615    Conference Day Ends

 

Fri, Feb 3

0800    Breakfast & Registration Opens                     

0900    Welcome & Opening Remarks - Dr. Janet Kushner-Kow

0915    "Failure to Thrive"/ Fatigue and Weight Loss - Dr. Janet Kushner-Kow

1000    Oral Anticoagulants in the Elderly - Dr. Rudy Chow

1045    Break               

1100    Diabetes in the Elderly: Hit the Target with the Right Agents - Dr. Greg Egan

1145    Approach to Perioperative Care in High Risk Elderly Patients - Dr. Amanda Hill

1230    Lunch              

1330    Small Group Workshops                   

                K) Wound Care of the Lower Limbs – Ms. Pamela Turnbull

                L) Polypharmacy/Medication Reconciliation - Dr. Mark Fok

                M) Overview of Indications, How to Choose Agents and Avoid Drug Interactions - Dr. Rudy Chow

                N) Approach to Urinary Incontinence - Dr. Martha Spencer & Ms. Mary Kjorven

1430    Break               

1445    Small Group Workshops (repeat above)                        

1545    Closing Remarks, End of the Day Quiz & Evaluations                        

1615    Conference Day Ends                                


Sat, Feb 4

0800    Breakfast & Registration Opens                     

0900    Welcome & Opening Remarks - Dr. Janet Kushner-Kow

0915    Falls Prevention: What Really Works - Dr. Wendy Cook

1000    Pain Management - Dr. Romayne Gallagher

1045    Break               

1100    Back Pain and Spinal Stenosis - Dr. Maria Chung

1145    How Long to Treat/When to Stop Treatment for Osteoporosis - Dr. Larry Dian

1230    Lunch              

1330    Small Group Workshops                   

                O) Pain Management Difficult Cases - Dr. Romayne Gallagher

                P) Pain Management - Dr. John Sloan

                Q) Examining the Frail Older Adult - Dr. Janet Kushner-Kow

                R) How to Manage the Therapeutic Conflict: Every Disease has Several Medications - Dr. Joy Liao

1430    Break               

1445    Small Group Workshops (repeat above)                        

1545    Closing Remarks, End of the Day Quiz & Evaluations                       

1615    Conference Day Ends             

 

Cost

CONFERENCE FEES Includes course materials, breakfasts, refreshments & lunch 

Physicians /Allied Health Professionals 

$1490 

Cancellations and Refunds
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