UBC Care of the Elderly Intensive Review Course 2019

UBC Care of the Elderly Intensive Review Course 2019

Registration is now open! #CPDgeri

Target Audience:

General Practitioners, Geriatricians, & Nurse Practitioners

Course Format: Conference
UBC Robson Square
800 Robson Street
Vancouver
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Overview

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.  We have increased the conference limit to 120 participants this year! 

Be sure to register early as we sold out in 2015, 2017 and 2018.

Agenda

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Wed, Feb 6


0800    Breakfast & Registration Opens

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

0915    "Doctor, my mother is old... I'm making all of her decisions now": Guiding Principles for the Assessment of Health Care, Personal Care, and Financial Decision-Making Capacity - Dr. Heather D'Oyley

1000    Insomnia in the Elderly - Dr. Rob Comey

1045    Break               

1100    Dementia and BPSD - Dr. Kevin Smith

1145    Approach to Anxiety in Older Adults - Dr. Paul Blackburn

1230    Mid-Day Quiz

1245    Lunch              

1345    Small Group Workshops                   

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

                B) Sexual Disinhibition in Care - Dr. Bethan Everett

                C) ACP Conversations with the Elderly: How the elderly, the research, and Atul Gawande's 'Serious Illness Conversation Guide" can help hone our skills - Wallace Robinson

                D) AGA Finances - Dr. Heather D'Oyley

                E) Interventions for BPSD (Implementation) - Dr. Kevin Smith

1445    Break               

1500    Small Group Workshops (repeat above)                  

1600    Conference Day Ends 

Thu, Feb 7

0830    Breakfast & Registration Opens                     

0910    Welcome & Housekeeping - Dr. Janet Kushner-Kow

0915    Cannibis Use in the Elderly - Dr. Kathy Bell

1000    Fatigue and Weight Loss - Dr. Janet Kushner-Kow

1045    Break               

1100    Fall Prevention – Dr. Wendy Cook

1145    Dizziness - Dr. Janet Kushner-Kow

1230    Mid-Day Quiz

1245    Lunch              

1345    Small Group Workshops              

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

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

                H) Quality Improvement in LTC: Appropriate use of Antipsychotics – Dr. Joy Masuhara

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

1445    Break               

1500    Small Group Workshops (repeat above)                                                       

1600    Conference Day Ends

Fri, Feb 8

0830    Breakfast & Registration Opens

0910    Welcome & Housekeeping Notes - Dr. Janet Kushner-Kow

0915    Pain Assessment & Management in the Frail Elderly - Dr. Caroline Baldwin

1000    Parkinson's Disease - Dr. Leo Lai

1045    Break               

1100    MAiD in the Elderly - Ms. Neda Grant & Ms. Elizabeth Leonardis

1145    Direct Oral Anticoagulants - Dr. Rudy Chow

1230     Mid-Day Quiz

1245    Lunch              

1345    Small Group Workshops                   

                J) Novel Anticoagulants in the Elderly: Overview of Indications, How to Choose Agents and Avoid Drug Interactions - Dr. Rudy Chow

                K) Wound Care - Practical Approach - Dr. Gibong Lee

                L) Deprescribing - Dr. Mark Fok

                M) Pain - Tough Cases - Dr. Caroline Baldwin

1445    Break               

1500    Small Group Workshops (repeat above)                                        

1600    Conference Day Ends                                

Sat, Feb 9

0830    Breakfast & Registration Opens                     

0910    Welcome & Housekeeping Notes - Dr. Janet Kushner-Kow

0915    Frailty, Falls and Fractures; The Final Frontier - Dr. Larry Dian

1000    Statins - Dr. Ken Madden

1045    Break               

1100    Hypertension in the Elderly - Dr. Maria Chung

1145    Eye Disease in the Elderly - Dr. Gelareh Noureddin

1230    Mid-Day Quiz

1245    Lunch              

1345    Small Group Workshops                   

                N) Examining the Older Frail - Dr. Janet Kushner-Kow

                O) Diabetes in the Elderly: Hit the Target with the right Agents - Dr. Sarah Sy

                P) Multimorbidity & Therapeutic Conflict: How to choose medications wisely - Dr. Wendy Lin

                Q) Urinary Incontinence: A Neglected Geriatric Syndrome - Dr. Martha Spencer

1445    Break               

1500    Small Group Workshops (repeat above)                                    

1600    Complete Evaulations & Conference Ends           

Cost

$1490

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