Event Detail | The Aga Khan University

2nd Geriatric Conference and Workshop

Concepts and Challenges in Ageing

May 9, 2016

1:45 pm-5:00 pm | Karachi


Medical College

Objective
The events aims to help participants:
  • Understand the basic assessment tools in geriatric care
  • Identify common psychiatric issues in elderly
  • Understand the role of falls & it's assessment in care of the elderly.
The objective of the workshop is enable the participants to understand and apply tools of cognitive assessment and perform a comprehensive drugs review in an older patient.

Programme

01:45-02:00 pm Registration
02:00-02:10 pm Welcome Address
02:10-02:40 pm Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (Dr Saniya Sabzwari, Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, AKU
02:40-03:10 pm Common Psychiatric Problems in the Elderly (Dr Murad Moosa, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, AKU
03:10-03:40 pm  Falls implications and evaluation (Dr Azhar Gohar, Associate Professor of Geriatrics, Reynolds Institute of Ageing, Arkansas, USA)
03:40-03:55 pm Questions and Answers
03:55-04:10 pm Tea Break
04:15-05:30 pm Workshop on Cognitive assessment and Comprehensive Drug Review (Dr Saniya Sabzwari, Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, AKU/Dr Qurat Khan, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, AKU)

Registration Fees
Conference fee (per participant): PKR 500
Workshop fee (per participant): PKR 500

Organisers
Department of Family Medicine, AKU, in collaboration with Department of Psychiatry, AKU

The Aga Khan University Department of Continuing Professional Education is accredited by the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) and the American Association of Continuing Medical Education (AACME) to provide continuing medical education.
The AACME designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 3.00 AACME Category 1 Credit(s). Each participant should only claim those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity


Image credit: AKU
V E N U E
AKU Auditorium
C O N T A C T
For registration
Conference Secretariat
The Aga Khan University
Stadium Road, Karachi, Pakistan
Tel: 021 4930051 Ext. 4578, Direct 021 3486 4578/4584
Email: conf.sect@aku.edu