"Improving Function, Mobility and Quality of Life of Older Adults through Sustainable Innovation: The Example of the Sit-to-Stand Activity"
Susan Slaughter, PhD, RN, GNC(C), Associate Professor, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta
Objectives: At the end of this session participants will be able to:
1) state the significance of function and mobility for individuals with dementia.
2) explain the features of an innovation that can enhance the likelihood of its adoption.
3) describe some barriers to and facilitators for sustainability of innovations in health care settings.
4) understand the benefits of a simple mobility innovation: the sit-to-stand activity.
"Mobilizing Knowledge in Nutrition & Activity to Impact Health in Patients with Cardiac Disease"
Dr. Leah Gramlich, M.D. FRCPC
"On Professional Courtesy & Its Limits: A Conversation"
Chris Gregson - MD, CCFP – Geriatric Medicine
Gary Goldsand - Clinical Ethicist – RAH & AHS
LOCATION: RAH - Robbins Learning Centre Theatre