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Program & invited speakers

FRIDAY, 15th May

Time Lecture Speaker
09:00 Opening ceremony Iva Holmerova, Štěpán Svačina
  Dementia Management  
09:10 Major medical challenges in long-term care. (Dementia) Iva Holmerová (CZ)
09:30 Dementia-treatment guidelines Jakub Hort (CZ)
10:00 Differential diagnosis of dementia Robert Rusina (CZ)
10:30 Break  
11:00 Geriatric syndromes in long-term care – Dysphagia Jean-Claude Leners (LU)
11:30 Prevalence of cognitive disorder in older patients of general practitioners Hana Kubesova (CZ)
12:00 Psychosocial Interventions in dementia Gill Manthorpe (UK)
12:30 Lunch  
14:00 Management of bipolar disorder in elderly Fisun Akdeniz (TR)
14:30 Psychopharmacot­herapy in Old Age Rasa Ruseckiene (LT)
15:00 Break  
15:30 Major medical challenges in long-term care from the point of view of geriatric medicine Eva Topinkova (CZ)
16:00 Data from our long-term care study: disability, dementia, antipsychotics Iva Holmerova (CZ)
16:30 Discussion  
17:00 Closing of 1st day  

SATURDAY, 16th May

Time Lecture Speaker
  Pain & Epilepsy management  
09:00 Pain, neuropathic pain, pain management Katarzyna Wiecorzowska –Tobis (PL)
09:30 Pain and pain management in long-term care Nausira Pandya (US)
10:00 Pharmacotherapy of old age Olafur Samuelsson (IS)
10:30 Break  
11:00 Geriatric syndromes in long-term care: Advanced dementia Ladislav Volicer (US)
11:30 Advanced dementia: Findings from the PALLIARE Project Iva Holmerova (CZ)
12:00 Person Centered Care in the Context of the Interprofessional Medical Home Throughout the Lifespan Cecilia Rokusek (US)
12:30 Closing of 2nd day  
12:45 Lunch  

Working languages

The meeting will be conducted in English.