Baycrest Behavioural Support Rounds: 01/19/2017

Event Date: 01/19/2017 14:00
Location: Baycrest Hospital (ABC Classrooms) or Telehealth/Webcast (TSM #64846276)

“Using tools from the Centre for Effective Practice to improve our care of residents with behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia”

 

PRESENTER:

Sid Feldman MD CCFP (COE) FCFP

Medical Director, Apotex Centre Jewish Home for the Aged, Executive Medical Director Residential Program and Chief, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Baycrest Health Sciences; Associate Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto

 

OBJECTIVES:

By the completion of the session, participants will be able to utilize CEP tools to:

  • Formulate an approach to LTC residents with BPSD
  • Develop non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic strategies to manage BPSD
  • Help family members to appreciate the benefits and risks of antipsychotic medication in the management of BPSD

 

TO PARTICIPATE BY TELEHEALTH VIDEOCONFERENCE:

Provide your Telehealth Coordinator TSM session #64846276 to confirm your site.

 

TO PARTICIPATE BY LIVE WEBCAST:

Search for “Baycrest” or TSM session #64846276 under live “public” events on http://webcast.otn.ca.

 

BAYCREST BEHAVIOURAL SUPPORT ROUNDS:

These rounds provide a learning forum to review leading practices in the assessment and supportive management of challenging, responsive behaviours; and offer practical approaches to support the work of front-line healthcare providers in caring for persons with responsive behaviours.

 

Baycrest Behavioural Support Rounds occur every 3rd Thurs. of the month from Oct. – June.
The next round in this series is planned for Feb. 16th. Please share this with healthcare providers and students as all are welcome.

 

If you have any questions regarding these rounds, or would like to be included on the Baycrest Behavioural Support Rounds distribution list, please contact Tania Aragona at: taragona@baycrest.org.

 

Important:  Before accessing the live webcast via OTN, please click on the following link to ‘test’ your browser:  http://webcast.otn.ca/support If you are unable to view the ‘test’ webcast it may be due to your firewall. Either try a different computer/device or contact your system administrator.

 

Please note that these rounds are restricted to healthcare professionals and students only.