Unlimited Mainpro+ CME credits now available via UpToDate

Due to popular demand, the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) now allows clinicians to submit an unlimited number of online credits to meet their learning requirements by certified resources, including UpToDate. (CFPC) launched their new credit reporting platform – Mainpro+ – this week, and with the launch eliminated its previous activity maximum for … Continue reading

Optimal Perioperative Management of the Geriatric Patient – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

The American College of Surgeons released an updated edition of their best practice guidelines for perioperative care of geriatric patients in early 2016.  The guideline was created in collaboration by the American College of Surgeons National     Surgical Quality Improvement Program and the American Geriatrics Society’s Geriatrics-for-Specialists Initiative. The new guideline addresses the perioperative … Continue reading

Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias in Canada – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

Forty-five per cent of those living in long-term residential care settings have a diagnosis of dementia – Statistics Canada Statistics Canada released a Health Report in May 2016 about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias in the Canadian population according to the 2010/2011 Canadian Community Health Survey, the 2011/2012 Survey of Neurological Conditions in Institutions in Canada, and … Continue reading

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

Today (June 15) is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. “World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) was developed & launched on June 15, 2006 by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (INPEA). WEAAD involves activities to bring greater recognition of mistreatment of older adults wherever they live throughout the world, and to highlight … Continue reading