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Catch them before they fall: Falls considerations, prevention and management in older adults.

8 Aug 2024

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Join us for the “Surfing the Silver Tsunami” GP education event series, focused on supporting older adults in our community. Beginning with “Catch Them Before They Fall,” our geriatric team will present a comprehensive case study on Falls and Parkinson’s disease, followed by bite sized case studies from specialists in orthopaedics, renal physiology, and the emergency medicine.

Date

Thursday, 8th August 2024

Time

6.00pm - 9.00 - Dinner and Education

Location

Rose and Crown ‘White Barn’ 105 Swan Street, Guildford

Parking

Parking is available on site. 

CPD hours

EA 1 RP 1

Presenters and topics

  • Had a good trip? See you next fall!  - Falls management- focussing on allied health selections and considerations in primary care - Dr Jeffrey Chong, Consultant Geriatrician. 
  • The bionic man- Joint replacement post injury in the era of robotics - Dr David Wysocki, Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • How low can you go? - Hyponatraemia management in primary care - Dr Siew Chong, Renal Physician Consultan
  • When all else fails in falls- Emergency care considerations in the elderly - Dr David de Vos, Emergency Care Consultant. 

Cost

No charge

Register

https://www.trybooking.com/CSZGZ

Any questions or if you would like to be added to our GP education invite list, please contact Candice Kendall. Email: [email protected]