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Psychiatry of Old Age: Online Special Seminar 2021

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CPD Credits
Approved for 3 External / Internal Credits by CPsychI


March 1, 2021 2:00 pm
March 1, 2021 5:00 pm
01 634 4375

Online Special Seminar: Psychiatry of Old Age

Date: Monday afternoon, 01 March 2021, 14:00 – 17:00 hrs
Organiser: CPsychI Professional Competence Department
CPD: Approved for 3 External/Internal Credits by CPsychI
Zoom Webinar

Booking application form for CPD-SS and College Non-Members only.




14:00-14:35     Driving and Mental Health in Later Life

Prof Desmond O’Neill – Professor in Medical Gerontology, Trinity Inst. of Neurosciences, Director of the Irish National Office for Traffic Medicine. 


14:35-15:10       Rethinking Dementia from the perspective of Brain Health

Prof Brian Lawlor – Consultant Psychiatrist, St. James’s Hospital. Director, Memory Clinic, St. James’s Hospital. Conolly Norman Professor of Old Age Psychiatry, TCD.  Clinical Director, NEIL Research Programme, Trinity College Institute of Neurosciences.  Global Brain Health Institute, TCD.


15:10-15:20       Break


15:20-15:55       Management of Schizophrenia / Schizophrenia-like disorders in the elderly –
a synopsis of clinical evidence

Dr Atiqa Rafiq Consultant Psychiatrist, Mental Health Services for Older People, Louth and the Memory Clinic, North Louth


15:55-16:30       Supporting Quality of Life – Hearing/Vision and Dementia  

Prof Iracema Leroi – Associate Professor/Consultant, Psychiatry, Trinity School of  Medicine.  Global Brain Health Institute, TCD.


16:30-17:00       Discussion, Q&A with panel.



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