Baycrest Behavioural Support Rounds: 04/20/2017
“Transitions to LTCH for Older Adults with Nicotine Dependence”
Marilyn White-Campbell, Geriatric Addiction Specialist, CMHA Waterloo Wellington Dufferin
- To define nicotine dependence and gain an understanding on how nicotine effects the brain
- Adapt evidence based approaches to nicotine dependence in older adults who are transitioning from community to Long Term Care
- To identify appropriate pharmacological and psychosocial interventions for nicotine dependent older adults
- To discuss how to use Nicotine Replacement Therapy for patients with dementia
TO PARTICIPATE THROUGH TELEHEALTH:
Provide your Telehealth Coordinator TSM # 68142067 to confirm your site
TO PARTICIPATE BY LIVE WEBCAST:
Search for Baycrest or TSM # 68142067 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 May 18th.
Please share this with healthcare providers and students as all are invited to participate.
If you have any questions regarding these rounds, or would like for your group to be included on the Baycrest Behavioural Support Rounds distribution list, please contact Tania Aragona at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Please note that these rounds are restricted to healthcare professionals and students only.