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13th Annual Geriatric Emergency Management Nursing Conference

RGP of Toronto Planning Committee

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (EDT)

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GEM Nurse Network Member Conference Rate Ended $175.00 $0.00
Regular (Non GEM Nurse Network Member) Conference Rate Ended $225.00 $0.00

Event Details


13th Annual Geriatric Emergency Management

Nursing Network Conference

Tuesday, October 17th


8:00 am – 4:30 pm



Holiday Inn Toronto Yorkdale, 3450 Dufferin Street, Toronto, Ontario

 Dementia in the Emergency Department 


Kathleen Hunter, PhD, RN, NP, GNC(C), NCA, Associate Professor, Faculty of Nursing and

Assistant Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Medicine/Division of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Alberta. 


Lesley Wiesenfeld, Deputy Psychiatrist-in-Chief, Sinai Health System, and Assistant Professor and Associate Director, Postgraduate Medical Education Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto.


Carla Loftus, RN, MN, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatry Consultation Liaison Teams, Sinai Health System. 


Sharon Osvald, Lived Experience Facilitator (South East & Behavioural Supports Ontario) Providence Care Seniors Mental Health and Behavioural Support Services in partnership with the Alzheimer Societies of S.E. Ontario & BSO Provincial Coordinating Office in partnership with brainXchange.

Mary Beth Wighton, Chair, Ontario Dementia Advisory Group (ODAG).

Raeann Rideout, Central East Regional Consultant, Elder Abuse Ontario (EAO).

Mario Tsokas, Sangita Singh & Adrianna Caggiano – Psychogeriatric Resource Consultants, Psychogeriatric Resource Consultation Program of Toronto.

Our Keynote speaker will be Kathleen Hunter who will share insights arising from her research on Dementia in the Emergency Department.

We will have workshops on ED Dementia Curriculum and the issue of Elder Abuse, Justice Issues and Dementia in the ED.

Two guests will give us insights into the ‘lived experience’ of dementia in the ED and we will hear and discuss emerging innovations from Behavioral Supports Ontario and the Ontario Dementia Strategy of the importance to GEM practice.

 If you have any questions please contact Kerri Fisher at

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When & Where

Holiday Inn Toronto-Yorkdale
3450 Dufferin Street
Toronto, ON M6A 2VI

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (EDT)

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RGP of Toronto Planning Committee

Please contact Kerri Fisher, Education Coordinator of the RGP of Toronto at: or 416-480-5881

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