University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH)
UBTH National Training Program in Geriatrics for Healthcare Providers

The University of Benin Teaching Hospital has advertised upcoming training in Geriatrics to hold as follows:
Date: Monday, 28th January to Friday, 8th February, 2019.
Who should attend: Healthcare Professionals
Course Content:
1. Overview of Geriatrics & geriatric syndromes
2. Changes in organ systems with ageing & recommendations for disease prevention
3. Person-centred care
4. Function focused care for hospitalized older persons
5. Geriatric assessments
6. Evidence based Geriatrics & healthcare research in Nigeria
7 Skin examination & wound care
8 Team building and communication for effective multi-disciplinary geriatric services
9. Caregiver burden
10. Family conferences
11. Supportive, palliative & end of life care
Whom Should Attend
Healthcare Professionals working in Geriatrics:
Doctors
Nurses
Physiotherapists
➢Occupational therapists
➢Medical Social Workers
➢Pharmacists
➢Nutritionists
➢Speech therapists…
Venue: University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City.
Course fee (Non-residential)
➢ Early bird (deadline 22nd January): 45,000
➢ After 22nd January: N50,000
➢ On site: N55,000
➢ 1-day attendance: 7,000
Please see course web page for more details Website: www.ubth.org/geriatrics 
Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm daily
Accommodation: 
➢ UBTH Guest House
➢ University of Benin Guest House
Contact 
➢ Mrs. Seun Kubeyinje +234 706 509 3979
➢ Mrs. Sola Emore +234 701 663 3192

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