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The Vulnerable Elderly—Special Practice Considerations in the Age of Coronavirus

Moderator:
D'Arcy Little, MD, CCFP, FCFP, FRCPC, Medical Director, JCCC and HealthPlexus.net, Toronto, ON.
Barry Goldlist, MD, Geriatrician, Professor of Medicine at University of Toronto Mount Sinai Hospital, advisory board member JCCC and HealthPlexus.net, Toronto, ON.

Michael Gordon, MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin; Geriatrician and Ethicist, advisory board member JCCC and HealthPlexus.net, Toronto, ON.

Marina Abdel Malek, MD, BScN, Family Physician, advisory board member JCCC and HealthPlexus.net, Toronto, ON.

This learning program is geared towards primary care physicians, educators, and other health care professionals.

During these unprecedented times, the endurance of Canadian society at large and our healthcare system specifically are being tested by the mounting pressures inflicted by the COVID-19 pandemic. As a healthcare professional you are on the frontlines facing these challenges head on. It's becoming increasingly evident that this pandemic is a generational test and will require extraordinary and collective efforts to overcome.

In addition to the well publicized challenges, such as life saving PPE and vital equipment shortages, there are other aspects to this battle that require an ethical lense. If our system sustains increased pressures similar to what we continue to witness in some European countries, will we be able to cope, how will we respond, what unimaginable decisions may lay before us? Our panelists will tackle these questions.

This eLearning module fits within the Mainpro+ Self-Learning Activities Section. You may submit this non-certified* activity for one non-certified credit per hour.

*Non-certified activities have not been formally reviewed by the College but comply with the College’s definition of CPD, are non-promotional in nature, and provide valuable professional learning opportunities.

Views and opinions in this program are of the faculty and not necessarily endorsed by, or reflective of, those of the publisher of www.healthplexus.net and Journal of Current Clinical Care.


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