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Proceedings and presentations from the 2015 CFN Annual Conference

Monday, September 28, 2015

 

 John Muscedere

2015 NATIONAL CONFERENCE AGENDA │ Opening Address by John Muscedere, CFN Scientific Director & Chief Executive Officer  Video

Tom Noseworthy    Kenneth Rockwood    Hans Erik Henriksen    John Young

 

INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES ON FRAILTY AND LATE LIFE ISSUES

Moderator Remarks: Tom Noseworthy, University of Calgary, CFN Board Member   View Discussion Video

Relevance of frailty in caring for acutely ill older adults │ Kenneth Rockwood, Dalhousie University   Powerpoint  Video

Frailty and late life issues in Denmark │ Hans Erik Henriksen, Healthcare DENMARK   Powerpoint  Video

People living with frailty: the view from NHS England │ John Young, University of Leeds / Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust   Powerpoint   Video

 Joyce Resin   Joanna Lynn   

CITIZEN ENGAGEMENT

Giving voice to frail elderly Canadians: a CFN Citizen Engagement Initiative │ Joyce Resin, CFN Board Member 

Citizen engagement: the frail elder voice │ Joanne Lynn, Center for Elder Care and Advanced Illness, Altarum Institute, Washington DC  Powerpoint  Video

John Muscedere   Anik Giguere   Parminder Raina

MEASURING THE IMPACT │ Baselines for measuring improvement in care  View discussion video

Status of CFN priorities and activities │ John Muscedere, CFN Scientific Director   Powerpoint  Video

Environmental scan of care received by frail seniors in Canada │ Anik Giguère, Laval University   Powerpoint  Video

Transforming everyday life into extraordinary ideas │ Parminder Raina, McMaster University; Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging Lead Investigator    Powerpoint  Video

 Duncan Robertson   Sean Bagshaw   Paige Moorhouse   John Hirdes

FRAILTY ASSESSMENT IN PRACTICE    View discussion video

Moderator Remarks: Duncan Robertson, Alberta Health Services 

Implementation of Clinical Frailty Scale in an Alberta EMR system │ Sean Bagshaw, University of Alberta   Powerpoint  Video

Routine measurement of frailty in clinical practice: progress in community and acute care │ Paige Moorhouse, Dalhousie University   Powerpoint  Video

Care of frail, acutely ill older persons: making health care work like a system │ John Hirdes, University of Waterloo  Powerpoint  Video

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Jacobi Elliott

TRAINING THE NEXT GENERATION: FOCUS ON SUCCESS

Presentation of award-winning HQP posters

Jacobi Elliott, University of Waterloo  Presentation  

 

Marilyn Macdonald  Gill Lewin  France Legare  Barbara Pesut  Wendy Duggleby

CFN THEMED RESEARCH: COMMUNITY AND RESIDENTIAL CARE │ TRANSITIONS OF CARE

Transitions in care: community and residential care │ Marilyn Macdonald, Dalhousie University, and CFN Theme Lead  Powerpoint  

National reforms to community aged care in Australia │ Gill Lewin, Curtin University, Australia   Powerpoint  

Improving decision making with frail elderly and caregivers on location of care │ France Legaré, Centre de recherche du CHU de Québec   Powerpoint  

Feasibility of navigation partnership to support frail, rural-dwelling older adults │ Barbara Pesut, University of British Columbia; Wendy Duggleby, University of Alberta   Powerpoint  

Heather Keller   Michelle Kho

HEALTH ISSUES AND SERVICES:  NUTRITION AND REHABILITATION

Frailty and assessment issues involving nutrition care in hospital │ Heather Keller, University of Waterloo  Powerpoint  

E-CYCLE: clinical trial of early in-bed cycling in elderly, mechanically-ventilated patients │ Michelle Kho, McMaster University   Powerpoint  

Colleen Maxwell   David Chan   James Downar   Rachel Whitty

HEATLH ISSUES AND SERVICES:  MEDICATION

Frailty and recognizing appropriate medications in geriatrics and long-term care │ Colleen Maxwell, University of Waterloo  Powerpoint  

The eDosette study: optimizing medical use and safety in community dwelling seniors │ David Chan, McMaster University   Powerpoint  

Pilot study of MEdication RAionalization intervention │ James Downar, Toronto General Hospital; Rachel Whitty, University Health Network   Powerpoint  

Imogen Mitchell   Kathryn Downer   Sharon Kaasalainen   Tamara Sussman   Richard Sawatzky

END-OF-LIFE CARE:  PALLIATIVE CARE ISSUES AND SERVICES

Australian perspective on end of life │ Imogen Mitchell, Australian National University   Powerpoint  

Palliative care education: developing harmonized suite of courses for different settings, specialties and disciplines │ Kathryn Downer, Pallium Canada   Powerpoint  

Strengthening a palliative approach in long-term care │ Sharon Kaasalainen, McMaster University; Tamara Sussman, McGill University   Powerpoint  

Integrating quality-of-life assessment and practice support system in palliative home care │ Richard Sawatzky, Trinity Western University   Powerpoint  

John You   Robin Urquhart   Michelle Howard

CFN THEMED RESEARCH:  ADVANCE CARE PLANNING

Advance care planning in Canada │ John You, McMaster University, CFN Theme Lead   Powerpoint  

Enhancing primary healthcare’s ability to identify and plan with seriously ill frail elderly │ Robin Urquhart, Dalhousie University   Powerpoint  

iGap: improving ACP in general practice │ Michelle Howard, McMaster University   Powerpoint  

iDecide: improving decision making about goals of care for hospitalized elderly patients │ John You, McMaster University   Powerpoint  

Paul Hebert   Tom Stelfox   Clare Ramsay

CFN THEMED RESEARCH:  ACUTE AND CRITICAL CARE

Acute and critical care in Canada │ Paul Hébert, Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal, and CFN Theme Lead   Powerpoint  

Reengineering the discharge of elderly patients from intensive care │ Tom Stelfox, University of Calgary   Powerpoint  

Sex differences in admission to intensive care units: the role of social support factors │ Clare Ramsay, University of Manitoba   Powerpoint  

John Muscedere   Williams, Russell HEAD & SHOULDERS

MOVING TOWARDS A NATIONAL STRATEGY ON FRAILTY

Moving towards a national strategy on frailty │ John Muscedere, CFN Scientific Director   Powerpoint  

Conference closing remarks │ Russell Williams, Chair, CFN Board of Directors   Powerpoint