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CPD @ DUSK: Navigating Conversations in Geriatric Care

Location: Medical Education Centre & Web-conferencing, St. John's

Date: 26 September 2018

All fees are inclusive of HST.

Registration Fees

$28.75Registration - Webinar

Learning Objectives

At the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Develop an approach to talking with families of patients about possible treatment options and outcomes of an acute health crisis.
  • Discuss the CPR process and the likelihood of success after CPR in the frail elderly population.
  • Identify the team members potentially involved in investigation and capacity
  • Determine the components of a capacity assessment
  • Discuss the tools available to assist in such processes
  • Recognize some of the complexity of capacity assessments including the question specific, time specific and fluid nature of capacity processes

Program Agenda

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
6:00 PM
Advanced Care
Presenter: Dr. Sharon Peters
6:30 PM
Capacity Assessment
Presenter: Dr. Robert Mercer


  • Robert Mercer, B.Sc.(Hons.), M.D, FRCPC
    Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
    Faculty of Medicine, MUN

  • Sharon Peters, MD, MPH, FRCP(C)

    Professor of Medical Education
    Faculty of Medicine
    Memorial University


Funds in support of this CME activity were provided as an educational grant to Memorial University. The funds were independently allocated and disbursed in accordance with current CMA guidelines. An educational grant to help support this program provided by:

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.