Polypharmacy in Elderly Patients (Rural Rounds Videoconference Series)

Polypharmacy in Elderly Patients (Rural Rounds Videoconference Series)

'Hot Topics in Therapeutics' Series 2014/15

Target Audience:

Rural physicians and healthcare professionals.

Course Format: Interactive videoconference
  • Oct 2, 2014
Your local hospital's videoconference room:

Videoconference from Nelson BC


UBC CPD’s Rural Continuing Professional Development (RCPD) program is pleased to present our 2014/15 Rural Rounds schedule. The Rural Rounds series aims to provide relevant, up to date and rurally specific CME in your community. Speakers either live and work in rural areas of BC, or possess an understanding of the unique circumstances of the rural health care provider. The 2014–15 Rural Rounds season will feature a “Hot Topics in Therapeutics” theme from September to January. The format includes case-based presentations with many opportunities for questions and discussion. These talks will occur on the first Thursday of the month from 8am to 9am (PST/PDT). The format includes case based presentations with the opportunity for discussion and questions. Please contact your local CME coordinator to register!

Fall 2014 Schedule: Hot Topics in Therapeutics

Date & Time

Speaker & Topic (Presentation Location)

Sept 11, 2014 8am – 9am  PDT

Dr. James McCormack - "Risk Assessment Tools in Chronic Disease" (Vancouver)

Oct 2, 2014 8am – 9am  PDT

Dr. Trevor Janz - "Polypharmacy in Elderly Patients" (Nelson)

Nov 6, 2014 8am – 9am  PDT

Dr. Edith Blondel-Hill - "Antibiotic Overprescribing" (Vancouver)

Dec 4, 2014 8am – 9am  PST

Dr. Sheryl Alger - "Hormone Replacement Therapy" (Nelson)

Jan 8, 2015 8am – 9am  PST

Dr. Monika Naus - "Immunizations " (Vancouver)

Key Speakers

Dr. Trevor Janz - Polypharmacy in Elderly Patients


The cost per registering hospital site is $150 per session.

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