61
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52
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Geriatric Emergency Medicine

Workshop Details
Date: 15th Dec 2021 (Wednesday)
Time: 09:00-17:00
Venue: Virtual
Target participants: Healthcare professionals interested in geriatric emergency care

Learning objectives
  • To promote good practice in relation to the care of older people in the Emergency Department
  • To develop an interdisciplinary approach in the assessment and management of common health/social problems in older people encountered in the Emergency Department
  • To network healthcare professionals who are interested in geriatric care in the emergency department
Minimum no. of participant: 50

Co-organizers
Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine
Hong Kong College of Emergency Nursing
Hong Kong Emergency Nurses Association

AM session: 0900-1200
Theme: GEM at a glance
Time Topic Speakers
08:45-09:00 Registration / Join-in  
09:00-09:10 Introduction to the course Dr. Patrick LEUNG, Chairman, Geriatric Subcommittee, Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine
/ALL Faculty
09:10-09:35 History of GEM, reason of developing Geriatric Emergency Medicine and Nursing Dr. Don Melady, Associate Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Schwartz/Reisman Emergency Medicine Institute
09:35-10:00 3D: Dementia, Delirium and Depression Dr. Allen T. C. LEE, Assistant Professor (Clinical), Department of Psychiatry,
Faculty of Medicine,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
10:00-10:05 Break  
10:05-10:30 Geriatric Trauma Dr. Catherine AU, Associate Consultant (A&E), Tin Shui Wai Hospital
10:30-10:55 Frailty and Atypical presentations of the elderly Dr. Jonathan CHAN, Cluster Director (Information Technology/Information System), Deputy Service Director (Q&S), Hong Kong East Cluster, Hospital Authority and Consultant Geriatrician, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital
10:55-11:55 Geriatric Puzzle (interactive) Dr. Jonathan CHAN, Cluster Director (Information Technology/Information System), Deputy Service Director (Q&S), Hong Kong East Cluster, Hospital Authority and Consultant Geriatrician, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital
11:55-12:00 Q&A All Faculty

PM session: 1300-1700
Theme: GEM in Hong Kong
Time Topic Speakers
12:45-13:00 Registration / Join-in  
13:00-13:25 Development of GEM services in HK, past, present and future Dr. Carolyn KNG, Service Director (P&CHC), Hong Kong East Cluster, Hospital Authority and Consultant (M&G) / HOD(Geriatrics), Ruttonjee & Tang Shiu Kin Hospitals
13:25-13:50 Assessment tools and use of Focused Geriatrics Assessment in Hong Kong Ms Sabrina HO, Nurse Consultant (Gerontology), Hong Kong East Cluster, Hospital Authority
13:50-13:55 Break  
13:55-14:20 Multidisciplinary care plan CHAN Suet Kam, Advanced Practice Nurse, Community Nursing Service, Yan Chai Hospital,
14:20-14:45 Overview of Community Health Services for the elderly in Hong Kong Dr SHA Kwok Yiu, Service Director (P&CHC), Kowloon East Cluster, Hospital Authority and Consultant (M&G), United Christian Hospital
14:45-15:10 Introduction of Allied Health Services for the elderly in Hong Kong Ms Cindy TSANG, Senior Occupational Therapist, Queen Elizabeth Hospital
15:10-15:15 Break  
15:15-16:15 Medication issues in older people Dr. Tham Yumin Audrey, Consultant, Geriatric Emergency Medicine Lead, Tan Tock Seng Hospital Emergency Department, Singapore
16:15-16:40 Geriatric Emergency Medicine: The way-forward Dr. Hiu Fai HO, Chief of Service (A&E), Queen Elizabeth Hospital
16:40-17:00 Q&A All faculty