Psychiatry of Old Age: Online Special Seminar 2021
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
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.
15:25-16:00 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
16:00-16:35 Supporting Quality of Life – Hearing/Vision and Dementia
Prof Iracema Leroi – Associate Professor/Consultant, Psychiatry, Trinity School of Medicine. Global Brain Health Institute, TCD.
16:35-17:00 Discussion, Q&A with panel.