June 1, 2022 View online
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Celebrate Seniors' Month with the RGPc!

Celebrate Seniors' Month this year with the RGPc! Watch our Seniors' Month Video where Dr. Irene Turpie shares tips from her own experience as a senior for how to stay active, connected and safe. We are also offering the Geriatric Training Program Online from June to Sept as another way of celebrating Seniors' Month by providing additional opportunities for geriatric education! Keep reading for more info and to register.

Changing the Culture of Dementia: A Cross-Canadian Conversation

The Hamilton Council on Aging and Reimagining Dementia: A Creative Coalition for Justice invite you to join them on Thurs, Jun 16th as they bring together Canadians passionate about making Canada more inclusive and fully dementia-friendly!

The event will take place at 12pm ET/11am CT/10am MT and 9am PT. Register here.

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.



Geriatric Training Program Online (eGTP)

The Seniors' Month special offering of the Geriatric Training Program Online (eGTP) from Jun-Sept has now started! Registration will remain open until early Sept, as the program is self-paced and can be completed any time from Jun-Sept. The eGTP teaches the foundations of assessment and management of common geriatric syndromes. Click here for more information and to register.

We are also looking for your input and kindly invite you to complete our needs assessment survey specific to the GTP. It takes 5-minutes and can be accessed here until Jun 7th. 

Upcoming Cognitive Assessment Tools Workshop Dates

Registration is open for our upcoming virtual Cognitive Assessment Tools Workshops including our first evening session on Thurs, Jun 16th from 4-8pm ET. This 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

Registration has just opened for the 12th Annual Update in Geriatrics: Evidence-Based Highlights virtual education day on Wed, Nov 16, 2022. This year's keynotes are Dr. John Morley and Dr. Adam Gordon. More information and registration details can be found here.

Educational Workshops to Support Positive Aging and Well-being

The Hamilton Council on Aging and partners are offering a number of workshops to support positive aging and wellbeing. More information and registration details can be found on their website events page.

Geriatric Clinical Pharmacology Rounds

GeriMedRisk is hosting their Geriatric Clinical Pharmacology Rounds on July 5th at 12:00pm ET. Dr. Adrianna Rowe will be presenting on "Low-Dose Ketamine for Analgesia: Safety and Efficacy in Older Adults." More information and registration details can be found here.

Geriatric Medicine Grand Rounds

Dr. Samuel Thrall, M.D.C.M., FRCPC, Geriatrician, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Niagara Health, McMaster University will be presenting on Delirium: Opportunities for Improvement at this month's Geriatric Medicine Grand Rounds on Mon, Jun 13th from 3:00-4:00pm ET Via Zoom. Access the link here. Meeting ID: 934 7509 0292, Passcode: 744988.



GeriMedRisk Sponsoring 25 Conference Registrations!

GeriMedRisk is an Ontario Ministry of Health-funded provincial virtual consultation and education service that provides support to Ontario clinicians in managing medications, physical and/or mental health issues in older adults.

In honour of Seniors' Month and in collaboration with the Regional Geriatric Program Central, Division of Geriatric Medicine, McMaster University and the GERAS Centre for Aging Research, GeriMedRisk is sponsoring 25 conference registration spots for the virtual 12th Annual Update in Geriatrics on November 16, 2022. This opportunity is available to Ontario physicians and nurse practitioners.

To enter to win a sponsored registration, please complete the form here

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