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Falls Prevention in Continuing Care and the Community

Practitioners’ Day Video Conference

The Institute for Continuing Care Education and Research and the Injury Prevention Centre are proud to present a full-day video conference focused on the latest research and falls prevention issues. Speakers will be presenting from Edmonton and Calgary sites. Guests can register to attend in Edmonton or Calgary. Registration is also available for guests to attend via video conference across Alberta.

SITE LOCATIONS:

Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, Room 2-140
11405 87 Avenue
Edmonton, T6G 1C9
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University of Calgary, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, Room 320
906 8th Avenue SW
Calgary, T2P 1H9
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Agenda

REGISTRATION  8:45AM

9:00 – 9:20 AM Welcome and Introductions
Presenters: Sandra Woodhead -Lyons, Executive Director, ICCER; Dr. Kathy Belton, Associate Director, IPC; Jennifer Dotchin, Healthy Policy Consultant, CARNA

9:20 – 10:00 AM Technological Revolution: Falls and Injury Prevention
Presenter: Emily Post, AHS

10:00 – 11:00 AM Falls Risk Management Strategy: What do I need to know?
Presenter: Jodie Breadner, AHS

BREAK 11:00 – 11:15 AM

11:15 – Noon Physical Literacy
Presenter: Andrea Kitchen

LUNCH BREAK 12:00 – 12:50 PM (lunch will not be provided)

1:00 – 2:00 PM Concussions in Seniors
Presenter: Dr. Wasif Hussain

BREAK  2:00 – 2:15PM

2:15 – 3:15 PM Piloting a Falls Strategy at St. Marguerite Manor
Presenter: Karen Lavalley

CLOSING REMARKS 3:15-3:30 PM

Register

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Finding Balance
is a seniors' falls prevention initiative developed by the Injury Prevention Centre at the University of Alberta, in partnership with seniors' groups, healthcare organizations, and practitioners across Canada and is administered nationally by provincial stewards.

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