May 5, 2022 View online
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Updates

 

Inviting Applications for Community-Based Geriatrician

RGP Central and Niagara Health, in affiliation with the Division of Geriatric Medicine at McMaster University are inviting applications for a full-time community-based geriatrician. More information and application instructions can be found here.

BSO's 10 Year Anniversary

The Behavioural Supports Ontario Provincial Coordinating Office has launched their celebration of BSO's 10 year anniversary with the launch of their 10-year celebration webpage here. Updates will also be posted on their Twitter account (@BSOProvOffice).

Education

 

Geriatric Training Program Online (eGTP)

Registration is open for the special offering of the Geriatric Training Program Online (eGTP) for Seniors' Month. The program is being offered at a reduced price and will be available Jun-Sept! This self-paced program teaches the foundations of assessment and management of common geriatric syndromes and is designed for health care providers who are new to geriatrics and those looking for a review of geriatric concepts. Click here for more information and to register.

Cognitive Assessment Tools Workshop Dates

Registration is open for our upcoming virtual Cognitive Assessment Tools Workshops including our Sat, May 14th workshop from 9am-1pm! This program was designed by Geriatrician Dr. David Cowan and endorsed by the McMaster University Continuing Health Sciences Education Office! This half-day facilitated workshop discusses some of the most commonly used assessment tools. Check out our website for course dates and registration details.

12th Annual Update in Geriatrics: Evidence-Based Highlights

The 12th Annual Update in Geriatrics: Evidence-Based Highlights virtual education day has been scheduled for Wed, Nov 16, 2022. MARK YOUR CALENDAR! Registration to open here in late spring.

NEW PRICING - Geriatric Certificate Program Online Non-Regulated Stream

Prices have been reduced for the Online Non-Regulated Stream of the McMaster University-endorsed Geriatric Certificate Program (GCP)! Check out the GCP website to learn more and register today.

Positive Aging Workshops

Six free Positive Aging Workshops aare being offered this spring by the Hamilton Council on Aging with support from the GERAS Centre for Aging Research. These in-person sessions will be taking place on May 11, 18, 25 and June 1, 8, and 15 from 10:00am-12:00pm. Email workshops@hamiltoncoa.com or call 905-777-3847 x 12238 to register.

Resources

 

Hospice Wellington Grief Information Session

Every person's grief journey is unique. This information session by Hospice Wellington will help you better understand the impact of grief in all areas of your life and help you make meaningful decisions for your future. This seminar is on May 11 from 7-8:30pm via Zoom. Contact Michelle at 519-836-3921 ext. 228 for more information and to register.

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