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Healthy Ageing and Hospital Avoidance through Integrated Care

Wed 10th August @ 6:30 pm

Free

THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED

Working together to provide person centered, multidisciplinary care

Join us for an evening of networking, dinner & keynote presentation by leading expert Prof Sue Kurrle

Sydney North Health Network (SNHN) invites GPs, Specialists, Practice Nurses, Pharmacists, Aged Care Providers and Allied Health Professionals to the third event in our Person-Centred, Multidisciplinary Care Symposium Series. This third session will focus on Healthy Ageing, Hospital Avoidance, Falls Prevention and how to identify Frailty.

Through a series of case studies, participants will be provided with local referral options and out of hospital services that are available. Participants will learn how to link into falls clinics or other clinics to assist with falls management for older patients, as well as Recognise the importance of a multidisciplinary model of care incorporating a person-centred approach.

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DATE:
Wed 10th August


TIME:
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


VENUE:
Hornsby RSL, 4 High St, Hornsby NSW 2077

NSW
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RACGP CPD POINTS:
This activity is PENDING approval as a CPD Accredited Activity under the RACGP CPD Program, activity number 354549

SPEAKERS:

KEYNOTE | PROFESSOR SUE KURRLE | GERIATRICIAN

Prof Kurrle is with the Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney and Director, Staff Specialist, Geriatrician, Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital and Community Services

We will also have a multidisciplinary panel of speakers including:

  • Margaret Armstrong  – Falls Prevention Coordinator | NSLHD
  • Taylor Harrison – Owner, Active Seniors
  • Elain Chang – CNC | GRACE Team (Geriatric Rapid Aged Care Evaluation)
  • Dr Ziad Fashka – General Practitioner
  • Mary Potter – Consumer
TARGET AUDIENCE:

GPs, Practice Nurses, Pharmacists, Allied Health Professionals and their staff practising within the SNHN region

LEARNING OUTCOMES:
  • Utilise assessments and resources available for GPs, Practice Nurses and Allied Health Professions in assessing frailty
  • Identify referral pathways for patients
  • Recognise the importance of a multidisciplinary model of care incorporating a person-centred approach
COST:
No cost for GPs, Practice Nurses, Pharmacists, Allied Health Professionals and their staff practising within the SNHN region


ENQUIRIES:

Judy or Robi, Education Coordinators – 9432 8250 or events@snhn.org.au



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