May 3, 2017 Freeport Education Day

The 2017 Freeport Physicians’ Education Day, Pearls, Perils and Pitfalls in Geriatric Practice, will be held on Wednesday, May 3, 2017.  Note we have changed the venue to BINGEMANS CONFERENCE CENTRE, KITCHENER

0900      Dr. Allan Grill    KidneyWise:  An Approach to the Diagnosis and Management of CKD in Primary Care

0940      Dr. Nadira Husein     Recent Developments in Diabetes Care in the Elderly

1035      Drs. F. Mather and A. Narayan     Prognostication of End of Life in Dementia

1105      Dr. Elizabeth Slow     Management of Parkinson’s Disease

1240      Dr. Jeff Blackmer     Medical Assistance in Dying:  The Canadian Landscape

1320      Dr. Rebecca Van Alstine     Prevention and Treatment of Venous Thromboembolism

1410      Dr. Robert McKelvie     Diagnosis and Management of Congestive Heart Failure

1445      Dr. Joanne Ho      The 10 Worst Drugs in Geriatric Practice

We are looking forward to another exceptional educational experience, showcasing both local physicians and guest speakers.  Presentations will be of interest to physicians, nurses and allied health professionals.

Our keynote address will feature Dr. Jeff Blackmer, VP of Medical Professionalism at the Canadian Medical Association and will focus on the current landscape in Medical Assistance in Dying.

This program has been accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 5.00 Group Learning Credits.  Cert+ Session Identification #:  185727-001

Please save the date and join us on May 3, 2017 for a locally organized, high quality, Geriatric Education Day.  Registration will open on January 3, at

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