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December 4, 2020 – Geriatric Day
Deprescribing | Assessment of fevers in the elderly | Constipation | The cough in the elderly | Infectious diseases, sepsis and fever in the elderly | Anxiety /dementia/depression – untangling these comorbidities
0830 – Constipation and Older Adults: Keep it Moving – Elizabeth Rhynold
0920 – Late Life Depression & Anxiety – Craig Omelan
1010 – Fever (or not) in Older Adults – Phil St. John
1100 – Lunch and Sponsorship Break
1130 – Assessing Capacity – Reece Ramkissoon
1220 – Deprescribing during Covid-19 – Allison Bell
- Be aware of the various opportunities for deprescribing in the senior population particularly during a COVID pandemic. (medical expert, communicator)
- Understand what is meant by informed consent and how to assess patients’ capacity to make decisions (communicator, medical expert)
- Be able to list red flags when managing constipation, and develop an algorithm for treating this disorder (medical expert, collaborator)
- Understand the benefits and limits of treating depression in the elderly (communicator, collaborator)
- Describe an approach to the older patient presenting with fever (medical expert, Health Advocate)
Other health professionals: $65
This event is available via livestream. You will be emailed connection information prior to the event. This event is also available via MBTelehealth sites throughout Winnipeg and Manitoba. Please check your site for availability and reserve prior to registering.
Only paid registrants can receive credits and access speakers’ presentations post-event.
Fridays at the University Bannatyne Campus Program 2020 to 2021
This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been approved by the CPD Medicine Program, University of Manitoba for up to 4.5 Mainpro+ credits.
This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the CPD Medicine Program, University of Manitoba for a maximum of 4.5 hours.
Participants should only claim credit for the actual number of hours attended.
The University of Manitoba CPD Medicine Program is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME).