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CPA Annual Conference Offers Great Programming for Geriatric Psychiatrists

13 Jul 2016 2:44 PM | CAGP (Administrator)

From symposia on Advances in pharmacotherapy of treatment-resistant depression in older adults and Advances in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of dementia to workshops on Choosing Wisely and the role of health care professionals in addressing dementia and stigma, this year’s CPA Annual Conference has strong dementia/geriatric content.  The Conference takes place at the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel in Toronto, September 22-24, and is preceded by pre-conference courses on the Wednesday.  The following is a complete list of the dementia/geriatric sessions planned:


C10 - Law and Geriatric Psychiatry: A Practical Exploration of Legal Issues Pertaining to the Care of Geriatric Patients

S02 - Practical Aspects of Managing Behavioural Disturbance of Older Adults Admitted to an Acute Care Hospital

S07 - Innovating and Supporting Dementia Care Across the Setting Continuum

S12 - Advances in Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention of Dementia

S18 - Health Quality Ontario’s Quality Standards for Major Depression, Schizophrenia, and Dementia with Agitation and Aggression: Guiding Evidence-Based, High-Quality Care

S21 - Advances in the Pharmacotherapy of Treatment-Resistant Depression in Older Adults

W05 - Providing Psychiatric Care to Older Adults: A Case-Based Workshop

W15 - Dementia, Stigma, and Our Role as Health Care Professionals

W36 - 13 Things Physicians and Patients Should Question: Choosing Wisely for Mental Health in Canada

W51 - Dementia Care: A Framework to Identify and Support Caregivers at Risk


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