Type: Session Therapeutic: Psychiatry,Mental Health
Saturday May 12 8:30am to 9:30am Location: Lecture Hall 2 Credits: 1 Mainpro+
How to address potential substance use disorders in older adults through screening. Referring to relevant resources in primary care and the management of alcohol and opioid addition in older adults in addition to suggestions on withdrawal management.
Relevant older adult screening tools will be identified.
How to manage opioid use disorder in older adults.
How to manage alcohol use disorder in older adults.
Jonathan Bertram MD Dr. Jonathan Rajeevan Bertram is an Addictions Medicine Physician at the Centre for Addictions and Mental Health (CAMH) with a special interest in First Nations Outreach & Older Adults population in the context of Pain & Addictions Treatment. He also runs a community practice in Chronic Pain & Addictions in the Central East LIHN- Bowmanville/Oshawa and is a Consultant Physician for Re-connect Mental Health Services. Dr Bertram is also a Director on the Board of the Ontario College of Family Physicians in addition to his role on the Provincial Advisory Committee for the Drug Treatment Foundation- Health Canada. He is originally from Montreal and did his undergraduate training at McGill University.