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ISSN (Online) 1838-0196 Print 1839-0188


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Program

9:00-9:30 ...........Registration

9:30-9:35............Opening: Nisrine Bissar,
..........................PhD - Director, Faculty of Health Sciences-Beirut Arab University

9:35- 10:05.........Keynote Speech 1:
........................ Challenges of Geriatrics and Gerontology in
.........................the MENA Region

.........................AbdulRazzak Abyad , MD - Chairman,
.........................Middle-East Academy for Medicine of Ageing

10:05-10:35........Keynote Speech 2:
........................ Ageing and Older People, a Major Social and
........................ Medical Transformation that ought to be addressed

.........................Nabil Kronfol, MD, DrPH - President, Lebanese Healthcare
.........................Management Association, Center for Studies on
Ageing


10:35 - 11:00 .....Coffee Break

Session 1, Update in Geriatric Medicine
Moderators: Dr. Lina Rafei, Dr. Elias Bitar

11:00-11:15........Management of Metabolic Syndrome in the Elderly
.........................Marwan Krayem, MD - Specialist Endocrinologist

11:15-11:30........Highlights on Geriatric Care and Bone Health
.........................Mazen Sakr, MD - Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon,
........................ Albert Haykel Hospital

11:30-11:45........Depression in Older Adults: Clinical Presentation and
........................ Management
.........................Abbas Alameddine, MD - Specialist Phsychiatrist,Hotel Dieu de
.........................France University Hospital


11:45-12:00.......Medication and Adverse Effects in the Elderly
........................Deema Rahme, Pharm D - Lecturer, Beirut Arab University,
....................... Faculty of Pharmacy

12:00-12:15 ......Update on the Management of Parkinson's Disease
........................Nabil Mohsen,MD - Head of the Department of Neurology,
....................... Albert Haykel Hospital

12:15-12:30 ......Infections in Elderly: Prevention and Control
........................Jihad Falou, MD- Specialist in Infect ious Diseases,
....................... Mazloum Hospital

12:30- 12:35 .....Q&A

Session 2, Dementia
Moderators: Dr. Jamil Halabi, Dr. Fouad Ziadeh


12:35-12:50...... Update on the Diagnosis and Management of Dementia
........................AbdulRazzak Abyad , MD - Chairman, Middle-East Academy for
....................... Medicine of Ageing

12:50-13:05....... Genetic Markers of Alzheimer's Disease
........................ Nisrine Bissar, PhD - Director , Faculty of Health Sciences,
........................ Beirut Arab University

13:05-13:20.......Geriatrics Nursing Care: Delirium Screening Tools
........................Dareen Sleiman, MSN, RN - Senior Nursing Professional
....................... Development Specialist, Medical Surgical Adult Care and Critical
....................... Care, AUBMC

13:20-13:25.......Q&A

13:25-14:30.......Lunch Break

Session 3, Pillars of Healthy Ageing
Moderators: Dr. Alissa,Yassin, Dr. Hiba el Deek


14:30-14:45......Pressure Ulcer Prevention and State-of-the-Art Treatment

.......................Jamil Halabi MD - General Surgeon and Chronic Wounds Expert,
...................... Chairman of the MENA Region in Diabeteic Foot International

14:45-15:00......Geriatric Nursing Care: A Simplified Protocol for Assessment
...................... and Management of Pressure Injuries

...................... Dareen Sleiman, MSN, RN - Senior Nursing Professional
...................... Development Specialist, Medical Surgical Adult Care and Critical
...................... Care, AUBMC

15:00-15:15 ..... Eating Patterns Effect on Frailty and Cognitive Decline:
........................A Lebanese National Study

....................... Nathalie Yaghi, LO, PhD - Assistant Professor,
........................Nutrition Department, Faculty of Pharmacy,
........................Saint Joseph University

15:15- 15:30 .....Unmasking Frailty: A Call to Action in the Third Age
........................Rami Abbas, PT, PhD - Associate Professor, Faculty of Health
........................Sciences, Beirut Arab University

15:30-15:45 .......From Successful Ageing to Healthy Ageing: Bridging Social
........................ and Physical Wellbeing

.........................Marvin Formosa, PhD - Associate Professor, Head of the
........................ Department of Gerontology, Faculty for Social Wellbeing,
........................ University of Malta; Director, International Institute on Ageing,
.........................United Nations, Malta

15:45-15:50 .......Q&A

Closing Session
Moderators: Dr. Nisrine Bissar, Dr. Abdul Razzak Abyad


15:50-16:20........WHO Guidelines of Integrated Care for Older People "ICOPE"
.........................Samar El Feky, MBBCh, MPH - Regional Advisor, Health
........................ Promotion and Social Determinants of Health, WHO-EMRO

16:20-16:35........Elderly Care Policy and Programs in Lebanon
.........................Saadallah Sabouneh, MD - Director of Health Administration in
.........................North Lebanon.

16:35- 16:50 .......A word from the Order of Physicians-Tripoli
..........................Mahmmad Safi, MD - President of the Order of Physicians-Tripoli

16:50-17:05 ........Challenges of Nursing Care for the Elderly in Lebanon
..........................Rima Sassine Kazan, RN, PhD - President of the Order of Nurses
..........................in Lebanon

17:05 -17:20 ........A word from the Order of Pharmacists Lebanon
...........................Abdulrahman Merkbawi, BS - Vice President of the Order of
...........................Pharmacists in Lebanon

17:20-17:35 .........Closing remarks

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Chief Editor:
Dr Abdularazak Abyad
aabyad@cyberia.net.lb
Amc_lb@yahoo.com


Publisher:
Lesley Pocock
lesleypocock@mediworld.com.au
publishermwi@gmail.com

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