Through four one-hour, interactive webinars, Updates in Dementia Care will focus on research and innovative approaches to managing and improving the quality of care for patients with dementia.
- 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.
- Is there a psychiatrist in the house? Home-based collaborative care for the frail elderly.
- An interprofessional model of care for clients with dementia: Complex case presentation.
- The role of non-pharmacological interventions in dementia care
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.
This series is for all health care professionals, allied health care workers and caregivers working with older adults. This includes:
- 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.
- 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.
FRCPC, is a Geriatric Psychiatrist and the Medical Head of the Geriatric
Psychiatry Outpatient Program at CAMH
- $35.00 per person/per webinar
- Discount bundle: $100.00 (all four webinars/per person)
The continuing education program indicated has been designated as
U of T Accredited and awarded with the following types of
- The College of Family Physicians of
Canada – 6 Mainpro+ credits
- Royal College of Physicians &
Surgeons of Canada – 6 Section 1 hours
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.
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.
For further information on the webinar series:
Sandra Bennett: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel: 416.535.8501 Ext. 36732