July 4, 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.

Education

 

Geriatric Training Program Online (eGTP)

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

July Cognitive Assessment Tools Workshop 

Registration is open for our upcoming virtual Cognitive Assessment Tools Workshop from 9am-1pm ET on Mon, Jul 18th. This facilitated workshop discusses some of the most commonly used assessment tools. Check out our website here to register today!

12th Annual Update in Geriatrics: Evidence-Based Highlights

Registration is open for the 12th Annual Update in Geriatrics: Evidence-Based Highlights virtual education day on Wed, Nov 16th. 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 this month to support positive aging and wellbeing. More information and registration details can be found on their website events page here.

Geriatric Clinical Pharmacology Rounds

GeriMedRisk is hosting their Geriatric Clinical Pharmacology Rounds on Jul 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.

Resources

 

Stretch Lift Tap (SLoT) Program

The Regional Geriatric Program of Toronto has developed the Stretch Lift Tap (SLoT) Program which is both a philosophy and a set of tools designed to encourage older adults to embed functional exercise in their daily activities. Click here to access these resources.

Person-Centred Language eCourses

In 2020, Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO), Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care (CLRI) and the Division of e-Learning Innovation at McMaster University (MacHealth) co-designed the free Person-Centred Language eCourses for individuals working in long-term care homes. The goal of these interactive eCourses is to raise awareness of how PCL can have a positive impact on communication and care, and help to reduce stigma and discrimination. These open access courses can be accessed here.

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