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					About the Conference: We are proud to present and celebrate our 7th annual conference which provides professionals with the opportunity to expand their knowledge of mental health issues in late life, refine specific skills, and share their concern in improving quality care to the elderly. All sessions include time for questions, and interaction with presenters. The agenda has been set to facilitate networking opportunities and information sharing. This program has been made possible through an educational grant from: Janssen-Ortho Inc. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc.
Mental Health Issues in Long Term Care Homes
Dr. David Conn, M. B., F.R.C.P.C., Baycrest Co-Chair, President Canadian Academy of Geriatric Psychiatry
Learning Objectives:

Wednesday November 4, 2009
Lamplighter Inn London, Ontario

SPEAKERS

KEYNOTE

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Review mental health issues affecting individuals living in Long Term Care Homes Explore strategies to appropriately assess and treat mental health disorders affecting older adults living in Long Term Care Homes Sexuality in Long Term Care—Legal and Ethical Issues Judith Wahl, Barrister and Solicitor, Executive Director, Advocacy Centre for the Elderly

Learning Objectives:

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Explore the legal and ethical issues in developing a sexuality policy Understand what is appropriate sexual expression and what is sexual abuse Discuss what is capacity and what is consent to engage in intimate sexual expression A Day in the Life of a Capacity Assessor: A Case-Based Approach Dr. Paul Ferner, M.D., F.R.C.P.C.

Symposium Planning Members: Dr. John Feightner Dr. Jennifer Fogarty Dr. David Harris Dr. Lisa Van Bussel Kristan Harris Monica Dease Laura Dockstader Jennifer Doherty Ann Jarvie Bonnie Kotnik Nicole Laven Debra Martin Kate McLachlan Tony O’Regan Kelly Simpson Ila Weston-Davis Kathy White

BEYOND THE BUILDING BLOCKS OF GERIATRIC PSYCHIATRY
INTERACTIVE WORKSHOPS

Learning Objectives:

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Review the role and function of a capacity assessor Discuss the opportunities for utilization of a capacity assessor in the care planning of at risk older adults PRN’s—What to Use and How to Choose Peter Toogood, Pharmacist, SJHC

Learning Objectives:

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Review the pharmacology of frequently used psychotropic medications for “as needed medications” Discuss the medication side effects of commonly used psychotropic medications in older adults

Principles of Change, Motivational Interviewing and Concurrent Disorders Larry Lalone, M.Sc., Educational Consultant, Organizational Development and Learning Services, SJHC
Learning Objectives:

The Elephant in the Room: Facing Critical Issues in Seniors’ Mental Health
Seventh Annual Geriatric Psychiatry Symposium

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Become familiar with models of addiction and change Increase understanding of the process of Human Intentional Behaviour Change

The Death of an Adult Child: How it Impacts on the Mental Health and Well Being of the Older Parent Tony O’Regan, RN, MSc, BSc(Hons), Cert Ed, SJHC
Learning Objectives:

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Review examples from clinical practice of older parents whose adult children have died Understand the experience of an older parent’s loss of an adult child Health Care Consent and Advance Care Planning—Getting it Right Judith Wahl, Barrister and Solicitor, Executive Director, Advocacy Centre for the Elderly

Learning Objectives:

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PRESENTED

BY:

Explore the differences and connections between health care consent, advance care planning and care planning Discuss the requirements of health consent and the duties of health practitioners in the consent process Review the limitations of advance care planning and advance directives and the health practitioners duties in relationship to advance directives Overview of ECT Dr. Noel Laporte, F.R.C.P.C, Psychiatry, SJHC

THE DIVISION OF GERIATRIC PSYCHIATRY
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY

SCHULICH SCHOOL OF MEDICINE & DENTISTRY THE UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN ONTARIO

Learning Objectives:

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AFFILIATED GERIATRIC PSYCHIATRY PROGRAMS WITH ST. JOSEPH’S HEALTH CARE LONDON & LONDON HEALTH SCIENCES CENTRE

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Review epidemiology of mood disorders affecting older adults Learn about the assessment and treatment of mood disorders and indications for the rise of ECT in older adults

Overall Conference Goals:
To share best practices in mental health in late life and facilitate knowledge transfer.

Symposium Schedule
7:45-8:20 8:20-8:30 8:30-9:45 Registration, Poster and Exhibit Viewing Introduction and Welcome Dr. Lisa VanBussel, Conference Chair Keynote Speaker Dr. David Conn—Mental Health Issues in Long Term Care Homes Changeover, Poster and Exhibit Viewing WORKSHOP SESSIONS I 1. Principles of Change, Motivational Interviewing and Concurrent Disorders 2. A Day in the Life of a Capacity Assessor: A Case-Based Approach 3. PRNs-What to Use and How to Choose 4. The Death of an Adult Child: How It Impacts on the Mental Health and Well Being of the Older Parent Judith Wahl—Sexuality in Long Term Care Legal and Ethical Issues Lunch, Poster and Exhibit Viewing WORKSHOP SESSIONS II 5. A Day in the Life of a Capacity Assessor 6. Health Care Consent and Advance Care Planning—Getting It Right 7. Overview of ECT 8. Principles of Change, Motivational Interviewing and Concurrent Disorders Changeover, Poster and Exhibit Viewing WORKSHOP SESSIONS III 9. PRNs—What to Use and How to Choose 10. Health Care Consent and Advance Care Planning—Getting It Right 11. The Death of an Adult Child: How It Impacts on the Mental Health and WellBeing of the Older Parent 12. Overview of ECT Adjournment, Poster Awards and Evaluation

General Information
Date: Time: Location: Wednesday, November 4, 2009 7:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Lamplighter Inn 591 Wellington Road, South London, Ontario 1-888-232-6747

REGISTRATION FORM
BEYOND THE BUILDING BLOCKS OF GERIATRIC PSYCHIATRY
Concurrent Workshops (Please choose one session in each time slot) Workshop Sessions I (1-4) 10:00 — 11:15

Who Should Attend:
Psychiatrists Geriatricians Family Physicians Nurses Psychologists Researchers Allied Health Professionals Care providers working in the community and LTC Educators/Administrators
9:45-10:00 10:00-11:15

$135.00 per person $65.00 per full-time student REGISTRATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 30, 2009 Accommodations: A block of rooms have been reserved at the Lamplighter Inn for this event. Please contact the Lamplighter directly for reservations (1-888-232-6747). Cancellation Policy: We reserve the right to cancel this program due to insufficient registration or circumstances beyond our control. For a refund, notice of cancellation must be received in writing two weeks prior to the conference date. We regret that a refund cannot be offered after this date.

Fees:

Principles of Change A Day in the Life of a Capacity Assessor PRNs—What to Use and How to Choose The Death of an Adult Child
Workshop Sessions II (5-8) 1:30—2:30 REGISTRATION FOR INDIVIDUAL SESSIONS IS TAKEN A Day in the Life of a Capacity Assessor
LIMITED, SO PLEASE REGISTER EARLY.

ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVE BASIS. SPACES ARE

Health Care Consent and Advance Care Plan Overview of ECT Principles of Change

CME STUDY CREDITS:

11:20-12:15 12:15-1:30 1:30-2:30

Workshop Sessions III (9-12) 2:45-3:45

This program meets the accreditation criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been accredited for up to 6.25 MAINPRO-M1 credits. This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. This program has been reviewed and approved by Continuing Medical Education, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, The University of Western Ontario (6.16 hours).

From Highway 401: Take Wellington Road North (exit 186B) cut off. Proceed north on Wellington Road about 5 km. Traveling East on Highway 402: Take Highway 401 east to Wellington Road cut off. Complete registration form and mail or fax to: Kate McLachlan Parkwood Hospital 801 Commissioners Road East London, ON N6C 5J1 Phone: (519) 685-4292, Extension 42335 Fax: (519) 685-4016 E-mail: catherine.mclachlan@sjhc.london.on.ca

PRNs—What to Use and How to Choose Health Care Consent and Advance Care Plan The Death of an Adult Child Overview of ECT
Name Address

2:30-2:45 2:45-3:45

Phone e-mail address

Cheque or Money Order Payable to: SJHC London For Mastercard or VISA VISA Card Type MC
Card # Card Expiry Registrant Name (Please print)

Speakers will disclose to the audience prior to the session any agreements or understanding with the pharmaceutical industry which may impact their talk.

3:45-4:00

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