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Update on Medical Care of PCH Residents with Covid-19
- Discuss a methodology in approaching difficulty conversations with patients, family and staff specifically on Covid related outcomes and goals of care (Medical expert, communicator, collaborator)
- Explain the treatments for symptomatic Covid/palliative care in a PCH setting. (Medical Expert)
- Apply a protocol for usual/ chronic care during Covid -19 pandemic in a PCH setting. (Medical Expert, Collaborator)
- Utilize an Ethical Framework for wandering patients during the Covid outbreak (Medical Expert, Health Advocate)
- Discuss how to address management of delirium and malnutrition under isolation precautions. (Medical Expert)
1600-1700 – Elizabeth Rhynold
Dr. Elizabeth Rhynold is a geriatrician working in Manitoba’s Prairie Mountain Health Region for the last 4 years. Prior to this, she worked as a community geriatrician in New Brunswick after finishing her Royal College Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine at the University of British Columbia. She provides comprehensive geriatric assessments for frail older adults residing in the community and in personal care homes (PCH) within Prairie Mountain Health. Early in the pandemic, she became the interim PCH Medical Director for the PCHs that are run by PMH. During the pandemic, she has participated in national geriatric forums sharing emerging resources to support the care of residents of PCHs during this time when there has been an evolving risk of COVID-19 outbreaks. In June 2020 she supervised a Home for the Summer Student, Katherine Lee (Med1 2019/2020 University of Manitoba), who participated as a guest speaker during the final session.
This event is ONLINE ONLY. You will receive a link to connect before the session date.
A recording of the webinar will be made available to the registrants post event.
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This 1 hour webinar is complementary, but we have also included two payment options of $10 & $25. The University of Manitoba CPD Medicine unit is funded by ticket sales from our educational events. Your generosity of paying what you can for this event will support CPD, people, processes and infrastructures during this uncertain time. Thank you!
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 1.0 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 1.0 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).