April 1, 2019 from 12-1PM EST join presenter Dr. Chris Frank, as he discusses communication strategies for having difficult conversations such as advance care planning, goals of care and end of life.  Learning objectives include understanding the difference between Advance Care Planning (ACP), goals of care and consent; incorporate ACP and goals of care discussions into regular outpatient care; using the principles to make CPR discussions easier for patients and you and incorporate Harvard Serious Illness Communication guide and other resources into your discussions. Register here.

On March 4th, 2019 Dr. John Puxty provided this in-person/webinar presentation targeted towards the practicing clinician with a focus on assisting them in appreciating the importance of recognizing frailty in older adults, identifying practical methods for flagging and assessing frailty and its commonly associated contributing factors and improving awareness about evidence-based strategies to reduce and manage frailty. Watch the video recording here.

On  Feb. 21st 2019, Dr. Joanne Ho provided this in-person and online presentation where she discussed the pharmacology of cannabinoids, unique considerations for older adults and cannabis drug-drug interactions to consider with cannabinoids.  Please note that the content included was based on the best evidence available at the time. The recording of the presentation is available for viewing here. A special edition reading list is available as a pdf featuring related resources.

On March 7th, 2019 Dr. Matt Tobin provided this in-person presentation where he provided an overview of sleep architecture, definitions of insomnia, taking a sleep history, tools for assessment as well as pharmacological and non-pharmacological management of insomnia. Watch the presentation recording here.

June 8, 9, 14, 15 & 16, 2019 in Kingston. This in-person 5 day workshop is ideal for those already acting in support roles such as PSWs, Social Workers and Caregivers. The curriculum includes an introduction to the end of life cycle, dyin and death; cross-cultural practices at end of life and effective communication; death, grief, bereavement and community resources; end of life planning; business plan and community of practice. To learn more view the pdf flyer or visit the course outline page here.

March 15,16,17 and 22,23 & 24, 2019 at Loyalist College, Belleville. This in-person 5 day workshop is ideal for those already acting in support roles such as PSWs, Social Workers and Caregivers. The curriculum includes an introduction to the end of life cycle, dyin and death; cross-cultural practices at end of life and effective communication; death, grief, bereavement and community resources; end of life planning; business plan and community of practice. To learn more view the pdf flyer or visit the course outline page here.

Thurs. Mar. 21 from 12-1PM EST join presenter Sharon Koehn PhD for this free webinar as she discusses the two phases of the Building Trust project. To learn more or to register click here.

Friday, March 15, 2019, 12 – 1 pm ET join presenters Jennifer Zelmer, Paul L’Archevêque and Erik Sande for this webinar where they will discuss the key foundational concepts of value-based health care, share current activities in Canada including early lessons learned and more. Register here.

Wed. April 3, 2019 from 12-1PM EST join presenter Dr. Mohammad Auais as he discusses fear of falling prevalence among older adults; health consequences of fear of falling in the short and long terms, including physical disability; evaluating fear of falling and discussing some available outcome measures for clinical practice; and managing fear of falling. Register here.

March 5, 2019 from 12-1PM EST join Dr. Howard An as he discusses an approach to fever syndromes related to medications. Objectives include to understand the basic pathophysiology to a number of drug related syndromes and to develop an approach to management of drug fever syndromes. Register here

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