Feb 24, 2014
By Valerie Massie
11:15 AM ET | Mary Shulz
11:45 AM ET | Eleanor Farrell
12:15 PM ET | Billy Cheung
GUEST – Mary Schulz, Education Director at the Alzheimer Society
TOPIC – Putting the person back into dementia care
INFO – Alzheimer Society of Canada releases PC P.E.A.R.L.S.TM – 7 key elements to advance person-centred dementia care in long-term care.
GUEST – Eleanor Farrell, Director of the Office of the Investor, Ontario Securities Commission (OSC)
TOPIC – Let’s Talk Financial Fraud
INFO – Overview of the OSC in the Community initiative:
As part of its OSC in the Community investor outreach program, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) is hosting ‘Protect Your Money’, a free interactive seminar on fraud prevention and financial literacy, at the Toronto Reference Library on Wednesday, February 26 @ 6:30 PM.
GUEST – Billy Cheung, GFB Pharmacist and Past Chair of Ontario Pharmacists’ Association Board of Directors
TOPIC – In recognition of February being Heart Month, we’ll talk about high blood pressure and how pharmacists can help patients who suffer from high blood pressure manage this condition.
Billy will also briefly mention OPA’s Patient Impact Award during the program. The award, which is part of OPS’s annual awards program recognizing the good work of pharmacists in Ontario, is presented to a pharmacist who is nominated by a patient for the great work they do. Billy will let listeners know about the award and how they can nominate a deserving pharmacist. This link provides information on the award. OPA Awards: https://www.opatoday.com/professional/membership/awards/nominate