Addressing Current Issues in Long Term Care

Saturday, April 28, 2018


Topics and Speakers

Registration and Continental Breakfast
Opening Remarks
Advance Care Planning
Presenter: Dr. Sharon Peters MD, MPH, FRCP(C)
Polypharmacy and Deprescribing
Presenter: Dr. Susan Mercer MD, CCFP(COE)
Antibiotic Stewardship
Presenter: Dr. Natalie Bridger M.D, FRCPC, DTM&H
Nutrition Break
Appropriate Anti-psychotic Usage
Presenter: Dr. Catherine Hickey B.Sc., M.D, FRCPC
Capacity Assessment
Presenter: Dr. Robert Mercer B.Sc.(Hons.), M.D, FRCPC
Concluding Remarks


Planning Committee

Dr. Rasha Abduljabar
Dr. Sandi Ennis
Dr. Janice Fitzgerald
Dr. Cliona McManamon

Accreditation Review

Dr. Pamela Snow

The Office of Professional Development (OPD), Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University, is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME), a subcommittee of the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS). This standard allows OPD to assign credits for educational activities based on the criteria established by The College of Family Physicians of Canada, and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.