About this event

  • Date and time Wed 19 May 2021 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Geriatrics and Gerontology

This third session of a four-part series will highlight the importance of developing a personalised management plan tailored to the individual circumstances of the patient, including a hazard-free environment, driving privileges, the suitability of accommodation, and financial oversight.

During this session, participants will be able to:

  • Appreciate the importance of developing a comprehensive management plan
  • Understand how the management plan can be individualised to the particular circumstances of the patient
  • Recognise the importance of staging the patient's degree of cognitive impairment while developing a management plan for the patient

Visit the Geriatrics and Gerontology Section page to book for all 4 sessions of this series and use code 'GGP6063MULTIBUY' at checkout to get a 20% discount. Please note, you must be booked for all 4 sessions to be eligible for this discount.

A CPD certificate with 1 CPD credit will be issued to those joining the webinar live as well as those who watch the recording afterwards. Certificates will be issued 7 days after the webinar to those who watch it live and after 30 days for those that watch the recording.

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted. 

This webinar is available for on-demand viewing. The webinar recording will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar broadcast via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

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Tickets

Standard pricing available until 19 May 2021.

Member

RSM Member RSM Trainee RSM Student
£12.00 £9.00 £6.00

Non - Member

Non - Member Trainee Student
£20.00 £15.00 £10.00

Key speakers

Professor Chris Fox

Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Honorary Consultant Psychogeriatrician Norwich Medical School University of East Anglia and Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Ian Maidment

Reader in Clinical Pharmacy, Aston University

Speaker's biography

Dr Ian Maidment is a reader in clinical pharmacy and joined Aston University in February 2012. Prior to this, he worked in NHS Mental Health services for 18 years, and 8 years at a senior level. He has also worked within community pharmacy, the acute sector and led R&D in an NHS trust.  

His research focus is medication optimisation in the real world, particularly helping vulnerable populations get the best possible outcomes from medication. He was awarded his PhD on Medication-related adverse events in older people with dementia; causes and possible solutions in 2014 

Dr Maidment has published over 90 papers in peer-reviewed journals and presented at numerous international conferences. He has obtained £618K in grant income (as  chief investigator) and is also a co-investigator on a further £1,092K of grants. 

He has led two NIHR grants focussed on medication optimisation in older people:

MEMORABLE: Medication Management in Older people: Realist Approaches Based on Literature and Evaluation: a realist synthesis. Health Services and Delivery Research 2020.8:26. 

MEDREV: Medication review plus person-centred care: a feasibility study of a pharmacy-health psychology dual intervention to improve care for people living with dementia. BMC Psychiatry 2018.18:340.

He has just finished a UKRI-funded project on the role of community pharmacy in supporting the public response to COVID (click here for pre-print). He also has a H-index of 28 and his work is widely cited (745 citations in 2020). His research has also received coverage in the lay media including the BBC, and internationally, Ian has developed links with the USA, Australia and many European countries. 

Agenda

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Welcome and introduction
What to prescribe in dementia

Professor Chris Fox, Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Honorary Consultant Psychogeriatrician Norwich Medical School University of East Anglia and Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

The challenges of polypharmacy in the context of dementia

Dr Ian Maidment, Reader in Clinical Pharmacy, Aston University

Panel Discussion
Close

Location

Online

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations. 

Special rates for difficult times 

The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s weekly COVID-19 Series webinars remain free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic. 

Webinar recordings will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar, via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.  

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