Grand Rounds 2015.02.10

*This Grand Rounds presentation is dedicated to the memory of Henry Herbert Cosman, MD, FRCPC, 1926-2014*

Speaker: Ruth L.B. Ellen, BScH, MD, FRCPC, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa

The Family Paradox: Caring for the Older Adult in Acute Care 

Educational Objectives:

1. Define Frailty as it is used in clinical medicine.

2. Observe the correlation between the degree of Frailty & adverse events.

3. compare Frailty informed care with usual care.

4. Review how using Frailty can improve outcomes, including clinical, financial & patient-family satisfaction.


THE OTTAWA HOSPITAL- Civic Amphitheatre

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

  • 8:00 to 9:00 a.m.

(Video-linked to the General Auditorium, Riverside Amphitheatre, Elisabeth Bruyère Hospital 320Y)

Note:  This Grand Rounds presentation will available as live and archived webcast.

The Ottawa Hospital Medical Grand Rounds is an accredited group learning activity as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Ottawa. Phone no. for OTN participants during question period is 613-798-5555 x78952.

Breakfast will be provided.

THANK YOU- Dept. of Medicine Education Fund