Jan 22

Community Paramedicine and Geriatric EDs

Monday, January 22nd
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.

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  1. To introduce and explore the concept of community paramedicine.
  2. To consider how community paramedicine can be integrated with older person care in EDs.
  3. To hear stories from front-line practitioners about the benefits and challenges of community paramedicine in providing care for older adults post-ED discharge.

Expert Panel

Jose G. Cabañas MD, MPH
Chief Medical Officer
Deputy Wake County Manager
Raleigh, North Carolina

Neil Dinesh Dattani, MD, CCFP(EM)
Emergency Physician, William Osler Health System (WOHS) WOHS Clinical Lead, Peel Region Community Paramedicine Program
Toronto, Ontario

Ann McDermott, MSc
National Ambulance Service Community Paramedic
Dublin, Ireland

Michael Stern, M.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
Chief, Geriatric Emergency Medicine
Director, Geriatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship
New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine

Maria Wesloh
Lead Intermediate Care Technician VA ICT
Detailed: Implementation Specialist
VHA Office of Primary Care
Air Force Medic
Cleveland, Ohio

Moderated By

Don Melady


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.

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