July 2017 CME Talk: “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Symptoms”

Elderly Depression CME talk for doctors

"Crouching Tiger, Hidden Symptoms - The Challenges of Elderly Depression"

Continuing Medical Education (CME) for Doctors & Healthcare Professionals
 
Date: 13 July 2017 (Thursday)
Time: 12noon to 2pm
Venue: Farrer Park Medical Centre, Connexion, #16-06, TK Low Academic Specialist Centre
Registration: 6705 2766 / events@farrerpark.com
 
 For more details and registration, visit the Farrer Park Hospital CME Programme Calendar.

Elderly depression is becoming increasingly common, and is associated with both increased medical and psychosocial morbidity and mortality. The challenges in managing Geriatric patients include their unique differences in terms of physiology, medical comorbidities, varied presentation of symptoms and psychosocial changes.

In this talk, Dr. Emily Ho will discuss the unique presenting symptoms in elderly depression, including somatic symptoms. She will give updates on the latest treatment modalities and suggested approaches to improving patients’ quality of life through early detection and treatment.

About the Speaker
Dr Emily Ho Psychiatrist Mind Care Clinic

Dr. Emily Ho Chui Ling

Director & Psychiatrist
MBBS (Singapore)
MMed (Psychiatry)

Dr Emily Ho is a Psychiatrist specialising in both General Psychiatry and Old Age Psychiatry (Geriatric Psychiatry).

Dr. Ho currently practices at Mind Care Clinic,  a specialist psychiatric clinic that provides quality, evidence-based psychiatric care that is delivered with care and compassion.