The OBJECTIVES of this webinar are four-fold:
1) Review the impact of adverse drug events among seniors.
2) Review pharmacology of aging.
3) Review initiatives to optimize drug safety.
4) Introduce GeriMedRisk - a telemedicine geriatric pharmacology intervention.
Our SPEAKER is Dr. Joanne Ho.
Dr. Joanne Ho is an examiner with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, an adjunct scientist with ICES, a Schlegel Clinical Research Scientist, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at McMaster University, and an active medical staff member of Grand River Hospital and St. Mary’s General Hospital in Kitchener, ON where she provides inpatient geriatric medicine, internal medicine and clinical pharmacology consultation services. Dr. Ho is the founder of GeriMedRisk, a geriatric pharmacology consultation and knowledge translation service for clinicians in the Waterloo-Wellington Region.