GP Forum Health Education CPD Study Day Care of the Elderly (St. Andrews)

THURSDAY 13th JUNE 8.30 am to 4.30 pm

at The Gateway Building, University of St Andrews, Fife KY16 9RJ

PROGRAMME – Care of the Elderly

Other Events: Monday 10 June ENT/Ophthalmology;

Tuesday 11 June Child Health; Wednesday 12 June Musculoskeletal

Daily Cost: £135.00 (includes lunch, refreshments, certificates of attendance, downloadable lecture notes and personal development plan summary forms for portfolios).

Format: Interactive learning with presentations giving ample time for face to face questions and discussions with speakers.

9.00 am Registration & Refreshments
9.30 am “PALLIATIVE & END OF LIFE CARE”
Dr Elinor Brabin, Ninewells Hospital
10.30 am “BONE DENSITY & FRACTURE PREDICTION IN OSTEOPOROSIS”
Karen Forteza, Whyteman’s Brae Hospital
11.30 am Refreshments
12.00 noon “PHARMACEUTICAL ASSESSMENT FOR THE ELDERLY”
Polypharmacy and Multimorbidity
Karen Lowdon & Kathryn Wood
Lead Clinical Pharmacists, NHS Tayside
1.00 pm Lunch
2.00 pm“ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE & OTHER DEMENTIAS”
*Management, treatment options and new developments
Dr David Rouke, Stracathro Hospital
2.45 pm “DELIRIUM”
Dr David Rouke, Stracathro Hospital
4.00 pm Questions, Discussion – Close

All enquiries about any of the days’ Primary Care programmes to GP Forum at:

info@gpforum.com 

http://www.gpforum.com 

Telephone: 01246 861711.

GP Forum, PO Box 234, CHESTERFIELD, S45 9YS

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