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Geriatric Mental Health Webinar Series: Updates in Dementia Care


 
 

Format:

  • Live webinar


March 2017


Through four 
one-hour, interactive webinarsUpdates in Dementia Care will focus on research and innovative approaches to managing and improving the quality of care for patients with dementia.​

 

Four webinars

  1. Behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD): A sequential medication treatment algorithm for agitation and aggression, how it works and how it was put together.​
  2. Is there a psychiatrist in the house? Home-based collaborative care for the frail elderly.​
  3. An interprofessional model of care for clients with dementia: Complex case presentation.​
  4. The role of non-pharmacological interventions in dementia care​

 

Aims

The series provides an interdisciplinary platform to discuss the most recent innovations designed to improve the quality of care for patients with dementia. It brings together academic scientists, practitioners, educators and researchers to share experiences, and highlight the latest research and expert opinions on management of dementia at CAMH.

 

Audience

This series is for all health care professionals, allied health care workers and caregivers working with older adults. This includes:
 
  • physicians
  • psychiatrists
  • social workers
  • occupational and recreational therapists
  • personal support workers
  • registered nurses/nurse practitioners
  • advance practice clinicians/advance practice nurses
  • case managers
  • long-term care administrators
  • students who are interested in dementia care.

 

Presenters

  • Sarah Colman MD, FRCPC, is a geriatric psychiatrist at CAMH.
  • Simon Davies, D.M., M.R.C.Psych (UK), M.B.B.S., M.Sc., M.Sc., is staff psychiatrist in the Geriatrics Program, Late Life Mood and Anxiety Disorders Clinic at CAM). He is an Assistant Professor, University of Toronto.
  • Sanjeev Kumar, MD, FRCPC, is  the Medical Head of Geriatric psychiatry inpatient services at CAMH. He is a clinician scientist and an assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of Toronto.
  • Christopher Uranis, RN, MN, CPMHN (C), is an advanced practice nurse at CAMH.

 

Moderator

            Petal Abdool MD, FRCPC, is a Geriatric Psychiatrist and the Medical Head of the Geriatric Psychiatry Outpatient Program at CAMH

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Cost

  • $35.00 per person/per webinar
  • Discount bundle: $100.00 (all four webinars/per person) 
 
 

Register here

Accreditation

The continuing education program indicated has been designated as  U of T Accredited  and awarded with the following types of accreditation

  •  ​​The College of Family Physicians of Canada –  6 Mainpro+ credits
  • Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada –  6 Section 1 hours​ 

 


 

Cancellation of courses

CAMH reserves the right to cancel any program due to under-enrolment. CAMH also reserves the right to cancel any course due to work stoppages, instructor illness or inclement weather.  

 

Acknowledgements

The series has been developed by the Geriatric Mental Health Program at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). It is held under the auspices of the Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto, Ontario.​​​​​​

Contact:

For further information on the webinar series: 


Sandra Bennett: sandra.bennett@camh.ca or courses.help@camh.ca
Tel: 416.535.8501 Ext. 36732
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