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Holiday Inn Toronto Yorkdale

3450 Dufferin Street

York Hall

Toronto, ON M6A 2V1

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Objectives:

  • Understand the history of Geriatric Medicine and Geriatric Psychiatry as sub specialties in the care of frail older adults.
  • Understand the nature of multi-morbidity in the context of late life mental illness and dementia.
  • Learn about and practice using the concept of a ‘geropsychiatry integration continuum’ to identify strengths, gaps and opportunities in service development.
  • Understand diverse approaches to service integration.
  • Consider development of service integration from a knowledge to practice perspective.

Who Should Attend:

This conference will be of interest to all health professionals, health care administrators, health system planners, students and older-adult/family caregiver advisory group members whose work is linked to geriatric medicine and geriatric psychiatry services.

Presenters:

  • Sophiya Benjamin, MBBS, FRCP(C), DABPN, Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry (GPT) in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences McMaster University.
  • Sandra Easson-Bruno, RN, MN, GNC(C) Director, North Simcoe Muskoka Specialized Geriatric Services Program
  • Goran Eryavec, MD, FRCP(C), Geriatric Psychiatrist and Head of the Memory Clinic, North York General Hospital
  • Barry Goldlist, MD, FRCP(C), Geriatrician, Sinai Health System and UHN Hospitals
  • Katrina Hill, RN, BScN, NP-PHC, Seniors Outpatients Services, St. Joseph's Care Group
  • Joanne Ho, MD, FRCPC, MSc, Assistant Professor, Divisions of Geriatric Medicine & Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Department of Medicine, Schlegel Clinical Research Scientist
  • Lisa Petersen, Manager, Specialized Geriatric Services, St. Joseph's Care Group
  • David Ryan, PhD, CPsych, Director of Education & Knowledge Processes, Regional Geriatric Program of Toronto, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Tegan Sacevich, BSc MD FRCPC Geriatric Psychiatrist, St. Joseph’s Care Group
  • Dallas Seitz, MD, PhD, FRCPC, Division Head, Geriatric Psychiatry, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Queen's University, Providence Care - Mental Health Services
  • Ken Shulman, MD, SM, MRCPsych, FRCP(C), Geriatric Psychiatrist, Affiliate Scientists Hurvitz Brain Sciences Research Program, Sunnybrook Research Institute
  • Richard Shulman, MD, SM, FRCP(C), Geriatric Psychiatrist, Medical Psychiatry Alliance, Trillium Health Sciences

Preliminary Program

  1. Welcome and Introduction – We drive into the future with our eyes on the rear view mirror (adapted from Marshall McLuhan)
  2. History of geriatrics and geriatric psychiatry in Canada - Dr. Ken Shulman and Dr. Barry Goldlist
  3. On the multi-morbidities associated in late life mental illness and dementia - Dr. Dallas Seitz
  4. On a continuum of geriatric/psychogeriatric service integration – Dr. David Ryan

Service Presentations and Integration Ratings Discussion:

  1. GeriMedRisk - An OTN enabled non-profit interdisciplinary geriatric pharmacology and psychiatry consultation service –Dr. Sophiya Benjamin and Dr. Joanne Ho
  2. Medical Psychiatry Alliance at Trillium – Dr. Richard Shulman
  3. NYGH Seniors Care Program - Dr. Goran Eryavec
  4. Specialized Geriatric Services in the North West: Evolving toward an Integrated Geriatric Medicine and Geriatric Psychiatry Model at St. Joseph's Care Group – Tegan Sacevich, Lisa Petersen and Katrina Hill
  5. Build-a-Case - Dr. David Ryan
  6. Reflections on the Service Integration Continuum - Facilitated Table Talk

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Holiday Inn Toronto Yorkdale

3450 Dufferin Street

York Hall

Toronto, ON M6A 2V1

Canada

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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