Falls, Frailty, Polypharmacy, Sarcopaenia Conference

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Falls, Frailty, Polypharmacy Sarcopaenia Conference (IRL)
1 February 2019
1st floor seminar rooms, MISA Building, St James’s Hospital, Dublin
Organised by: 
Mercer's Institute for Successful Ageing, St. James's Hospital, Dublin


You may download the programme for this event above (added on 4 December 2018).

This international conference is led by national and international experts on the topics of falls, frailty, polypharmacy & sarcopenia. The prominent speakers have been chosen to reduce gaps in knowledge and improve clinical practice. Participants will be able to identify frailty, polypharmacy and sarcopenia when working in the clinical area. They will also be able to identify explained and unexplained falls and how to complete gait assessment in the laboratory and the clinical area. This knowledge can be used for the improvement of patient care and healthcare delivery

Expert speakers include:

Professor Tahir Masud, Professor of Geriatric Medicine, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust; and President elect of the British Geriatrics Society

Professor Rose Anne Kenny, Director, Mercer’s Institute for Successful Ageing, St James’s Hospital, Dublin and Centre for Medical Gerontology, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Professor Alfonso Cruz Jentoft, Physician. Specialist in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology. Director of the Geriatric Department of the Hospital Universitario Ramón y Cajal, Madrid, Spain

Dr Rob Morris, Consultant in Geriatric Medicine, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Dr Roman Romero-Ortuno, Consultant Geriatrician, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK

When: Friday 1st February 2019

Where: 1st floor seminar rooms, MISA Building, St James’s Hospital, Dublin

CPD points awaited

CEU’s from the Nursing & Midwifery Board awaited

Registration via Eventbrite https://ffps.eventbrite.ie