Mar 22

Clinical Tips from the Interdisciplinary Team in the Geriatric ED

Expert Panel Webinar
Monday, March 22, 2021
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.

On-Demand Webinar

Thank you to all who attended this webinar on Monday, March 22, 2021. Below we have made the webinar recording, chat notes, and presentation slides available for those interested in learning more from the interdisciplinary dream team who spoke with us during this webinar.  Click on the Supporting Materials and Panellist Resources & References links below to view, or scroll down for the main learning points from each panellist.



  • To highlight best practices of nurse case managers, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and social workers in the Geriatric ED
  • To illustrate the different approaches each might take to some core geriatric ED presentations – falls, confusion, functional decline
  • To provide all ED clinicians with some clinical pearls that they can use or adapt for their own practice.

Expert Panel

Kara McLoughlin, BSc (Hons) OT, MSc(OT)(c)
Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist,
Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.

Suzie Ryer, MPT, GCS, CEEAA
Board Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist
Senior Project Coordinator – Advocate Aurora Health Senior Services

Maya Genovesi, MSW
Social Worker, Geriatric ED,
Mount Sinai New York

Michelle Moccia, RN DNP, ANP-BC,CCRN, GS-C
Program Director, Senior ED,
St. Mary Mercy Hospital, Livonia, Michigan

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 – 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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