Caring for Rural Communities in the Geriatric ED
Monday, August 14th
3:00 - 4:00 PM EST
This webinar has completed and is now available on-demand. Please see below for webinar recording and supporting materials.
- To hear the challenges that rural and critical access EDs have in providing care to older patients
- To highlight opportunities and successful interventions for improving geriatric care in rural EDs
- To hear about three innovative programs that improve geriatric ED care.
Kristie R. Foster BSN, RN
ED Nurse Manager/ Clinical Nurse Educator
Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital, Lebanon, New Hampshire
Kevin Wasko, MD
Chief of Emergency Department,
North York General Hospital, Toronto
Previous role: Physician Executive, Integrated Rural Health, Saskatchewan Health Authority
Brock Slabach, MPH
Vice-President, Chief Operations Officer
National Rural Health Association
Colleen McQuown, MD
Director of SCOUTS (Supporting Community, Outpatient,
Urgent Care & Telehealth Services)
US Department of Veterans Affairs
Dr. Don Melady is an emergency physician at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Canada and a founding member of the Geriatric Emergency Department Collaborative. He is the author of the website www.geri-EM.com – a CME accredited program for geriatric emergency medicine education – and the chair of the Geriatric EM committee of the International Federation of Emergency Medicine.