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  1. 1. Hong Kong Association of Gerontology Hong Kong Institute of Gerontology Advanced Course in Gerontology G e r i a t r i c Re h a b i l i t a t i o n Aims: This module introduces the contemporary geriatric rehabilitation for the management of common problems of various systems in the elderly, like musculoskeletal problems, breathing problems, neurological problems, constipation and incontinence, fall, skin and nails problems, behaviour and cognitive problems, etc. Learning Objectives: At the end of the module, the participants will be able to: - understand rehabilitation for musculoskeletal, breathing, neurological problems, fall, constipation and incontinence, skin and nails problems, behaviour and cognitive problems, etc. - understand the use of assistive communication technology and environmental assessment and assistive devices for the elderly. Teaching methods: Classroom teaching, case scenarios, video-shows and group discussion. Honorary guest speakers: Dr. Rosanna Chau (Department Manager-Physio, Kowloon Hospital) Mr. Thomas Wong (Physiotherapist, Kowloon Hospital) Mr. Leung Yiu Kwok (Physiotherapist, Princess Margaret Hospital) Mr. Patrick Ng (Podiatrist-in-charge, Community Foot Care Service, St. James’ Settlement) Mr. Ernest Yu (Occupational Therapist, The Nethersole School of Nursing) Ms. Rebecca Shiu (Occupational Therapist, Hong Kong ChineseWomen’s Club, Madam Wong Chan Sook Ying Memorial Care and Attention Home for the Aged
  2. 2. Mr. Leo Ho Sau Tat (Physiotherapist , Queen Elizabeth Hospital) Ms. Brigitte Fung (Physiotherapist , Kwong Wah Hospital) Ms. Irene Ng (Speech Therapist Coordinator, Kowloon Hospital) Medium of instruction: The classes will be taught in Cantonese and supplemented with English. All teaching notes will be in English. Assessment: The assessment date will be on 20 January 2010 . The assessment for this module comprises of written assessment (80%) The other 20% is awarded for class attendance. Participants must have 80% attendance to be eligible for the assessment. Awards Certificates: Certificates: A certificate will be awarded to participants who have attended at least 80% of the total training hours and satisfactorily completed the assessment. Participants who have completed 3 basic courses and 7 advanced courses will be awarded Diploma in Applied Gerontology. Additionally, CNE / CPD / CME points will be awarded by the professional associations accordingly. Class size: 30 participants. Venue: Hong Kong Institute of Gerontology, 1/F, Kimberley House, No. 35 Kimberley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon Course Fee: HK$2,200 for member and HK$2,500 for non-member of Hong Kong Association of Gerontology. Deadline for application: 11 November 2009 Enquiry: Telephone: 2775 5756 Email: hkag@netvigator.com Fax: 2775 5586 Website: http://www.hkag.org
  3. 3. G e r i a t r i c Re h a b i l i t a t i o n (2nd intake) Course Content: (18 November 2009 to 20 January 2010) Session Topic Speaker 1 18/11/09 (Wed) Rehabilitation for musculoskeletal problems Mr. Thomas Wong 7:00-9:00pm - Degeneration and pain - Physical training and pain management 2 25/11/09 (Wed) Rehabilitation for breathing problems Mr. Leo Ho 7:00-9:00pm - Sleep apnea - COPD - Maintenance of stamina 3 2/12/09(Wed) Rehabilitation for fallers Mr. Leung Yiu Kwok 7:00-9:00pm - Fall assessments - Balance tests - Tai Chi exercises 4 9/12/09 (Wed) Rehabilitation for neurological problems Dr. Rosanna Chau 7:00-9:00pm - Early rehabilitation - Long term rehabilitation and maintenance - Caring for the debilitated strokes 5 16/12/09 (Wed) Rehabilitation for constipation, and incontinence Ms. Brigitte Fung 7:00-9:00pm - Problems of bowel control - Management of urinary incontinence 6 23/12/09 (Wed) Management for skin problems and nails Mr. Patrick Ng 7:00-9:00pm - Bedsores - DM and ulcers - Foot and Nails problems 7 30/12/09 (Wed) Behavior and cognitive rehabilitation Ms. Rebecca Shiu 7:00-9:00pm - Cognitive assessment, behavior assessment - Improving memory and social skills 8 6/1/2010 (Wed) Communication and Assistive communication technology Ms. Irene Ng 7:00-9:00pm - Assessment for speech and communication problems - Introduction of ACT 9 13/1/2010 Environmental and assistive devices Mr. Ernest Yu (Wed) - Assessment for activities of daily living 7:00-9:00pm - Choice of assistive devices - Environmental adaptations 10 20/1/10 (Wed) Assessment 7:00 – 8:00pm
  4. 4. Hong Kong Association of Gerontology Hong Kong Institute of Gerontology G e r i a t r i c Re h a b i l i t a t i o n Registration Form Please type or print in Block Letters & return this form together with full payment and a self- addressed envelope affixed with stamp to: Hong Kong Institute of Gerontology 1/F., Kimberley House, No. 35 Kimberley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon I. Personal Data Title: Mr. / Mrs. / Miss / Ms Sex: M / F Name in English: Name in Chinese: Organization & Department: Qualification: Profession: Post: Mailing Address: Tel no.: Mobile No.: Fax no.: Email Address: II. Payment (Please tick) Member of Hong Kong Association of Gerontology: [ ] Non-member: [ ] Total Amount: Bank: Cheque No.: Please make your cheque payable to: “Hong Kong Association of Gerontology” (Application will be confirmed until we receive both application form and cheque) For enquiries: Tel.: 27755756 Fax: 27755586 Please complete following mailing labels for further communication purpose. Name: Name: Address: Address: