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We facilitate evidence-based research, knowledge sharing and clinical practices that improve healthcare outcomes for frail elderly Canadians, their families and caregivers.
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First Wednesday of every month at 12 noon ET


CFN believes that caring for the frail elderly is a complex, Canada-wide issue that requires multi-faceted, national strategies and solutions, and our monthly webinars are one way we bring together talented people to focus on this goal.

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Wednesday, June 01, 2016 at noon ET:

Describe care received by frail elderly patients nearing EOL in Canada - Anik Giguère, Laval University

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at noon ET:

Decision-making and communication tools for hospitalized patients (DECIDE-2-COMMUNICATE) - James Downar, University of Toronto

Wednesday, July 06, 2016 at noon ET:

Post-ED, evidence-based interventions to prevent frailty, functional decline in injured community dwellers - Marcel Émond and Marie-Josée Sirois, Laval University

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at noon ET:

Scoping review of interventions to prevent and treat frailty in community dwelling older adults - Katherine McGilton, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Martine Puts, University of Toronto

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at noon ET:

Sex differences in ICU admission: role of social support factors - Allan Garland, University of Manitoba

Wednesday, September 07, 2016 at noon ET:

Raise level, quality of EOL discussion; build community care capacity for LGBT elderly - Brian de Vries and Gloria Gutman, Simon Fraser University

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at noon ET:

Pilot study of MEdication RAtionalization intervention - James Downar, University of Toronto

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at noon ET:

Improve decision making involving frail elderly and caregivers on location of care - France Légaré, Laval University

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at noon ET:

Clinical trial of in-bed cycling in elderly, mechanically-ventilated patients (E-CYCLE) - Michelle Kho, McMaster University

Wednesday, December 07, 2016 at noon ET:

Piloting of volunteer and healthcare provider partnership to provide navigation for rural, frail older adults - Wendy Duggleby, University of Alberta, Barbara Pesut, University of British Columbia

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