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Deprescribing Sedative-Hypnotics in the Elderly: An important Patient Safety QI Initiative

March 30, 2017 Webinar 12:15 - 1:15 PM
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Webinar: Deprescribing Sedative-Hypnotics in the Elderly: An important Patient Safety QI Initiative

Time : March 30, 2017 from 12:15 – 1:15 PM

Hosted by: North York FHT, Health-For-All FHT, Markham FHT, Southeast Toronto FHT, Southlake FHT, and St. Joe’s Urban FHT

Join us for a webinar describing the Sleep Program at North York Family Health Team, and the efforts at five other FHTs to reduce use of sedative-hypnotics in patients 65 and older.

The webinar will cover:

– Risks and benefits of these medications

– National and international data around the scope of their “over-utilization”

– The evidence-based deprescribing algorithm created by the Canadian Deprescribing Network (CaDeN)

– Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia

– Team-based approach to care

– How this is being reported to HQO on our QIPs

Phone line: Participants to call:1-866-440-8941 (North American toll free); 416-343-2659;(Toronto); Participant Code: 1825737#

For more information please contact Marwan.Asalya@nygh.on.ca