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Join us to learn about six of the common medical emergencies that seniors and caregivers may face and how to handle them.

COMMUNITY HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAM (CHEP) VIDEO CONFERENCE
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 in the Jeffery Hale Board Room
10:00 am – 12:00 PM (EST)
Medical Emergenciies in Seniors and How to Handle Them
Jennifer Hobbs-Robert, M.ScA, BCN, CNEd, Senior Advisor – JHCP
Moderated by Jo Ann Jones, The Montreal Children’s Hospital

“Knowing how to act in a medical emergency can save a life.” (Mayo Clinic, 2017). Knowledge is power and the more we know, the quicker and better we can act. Join us to learn about six of the common medical emergencies that seniors and caregivers may face and how to handle them.
Find Out
1. What is a medical emergency?
2. About six common medical emergencies
3. What you can do

About Your Presenter
Jennifer Hobbs-Robert is currently the Senior Advisor for Community Health Promotion Programs for Jeffrey Hale Community Partners (JHCP)-CUISSS in Quebec City. She has extensive nursing experience in Geriatrics, Community Health and Emergency Care and is the National and International Surveyor for Accreditation Canada. From 2009 to 2017, Jennifer published a series of Health Promotion Modules for Seniors distributed through the CHSSN to the English-speaking community of Quebec.

Recommended Resources
 Top Medical Emergencies in Seniors and How to Handle Them and other modules, CHSSN Health Promotion Modules, Jennifer Hobbs-Robert (USB Key)
 Skin Infections and Nosebleeds, Mayo Clinic @ www.mayoclinic.org
 Hypoglycemia information by Diabetes Canada @ www.diabetes.ca
 The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Quebec: 1-800-567-8563 and www.heartandstroke.ca

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