Symposium on Elderly Care

Breaking Boundaries in Old Age Care:
From Hospital to Community

19th August, 2024

9:00 am - 5:00 pm (MY time)

Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia

Kota Ilmu, EduCity@Iskandar, 79200 Iskandar Puteri, Johor

Objective

We hope to highlight the importance of a more holistic approach to the continuity of care in transitioning from hospital care to care in the community, despite of the shortcomings in aged persons' healthcare deliveries.

19th August 2024

Our Symposium Schedule

Morning Session

08/19/2024 9:00 am

Registration

Initial step for attendees to provide personal details, receive program schedules and necessary materials to participate in the symposium.

08:30 - 08:30 AM 1

Introduction and Opening Speech

Professor Vishna Devi V Nadarajah
Provost and CEO of Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia

8:30 - 08:45 AM 2

Models of Preventive and Integrated Care for Older Persons Around the World

Professor Dr Dame Louise Robinson
Professor of Primary Care, Newcastle University, UK

08:45 - 09:30 AM 3

The Clinician Perspective:

The Current State of Ensuring Continuity of Care from Acute Care to Community Care for the Older Person in Malaysia

Dr Ng Chai Chen
Geriatric Medicine Consultant, Hospital Sultan Ismail, Johor Bahru

09:30 - 10:00 AM 4

Morning Break

To provide attendees with a moment to recharge with refreshments and prepare for the upcoming sessions.

10:00 - 10:30 AM 5

The Primary Care Perspective

Gaps in Care: The Challenges of Delivering Preventive and Integrated Health Services in the Community
Dr Hazanah

10:30 - 11:00 AM 6

Model of Integrated Mental Health Service in Seremban

Dr Suhaila Mohamad Zahir
Psychiatrist, Hospital Tunku Jaafar, Seremban

11:00 - 11:30 AM 7

Achieving a Better System of Care in the Community - The Singapore Model

Associate Professor Lan Leong
Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

11:30 - 12:15 PM 8

Evening Session

08/19/2024 12:15 pm

Lunch Break

To provide attendees with a moment to recharge with lunch and prepare for the upcoming sessions.

12:15 - 13:30 PM 9

The Role of Assistive Technology (AT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the Current and Future Care of Older People

Prof Dr Dame Louise Robinson
Professor of Primary Care, Newcastle University, UK

13:30 - 14:15 PM 10

Case Vignette

Dr Lim Hong Tak
Geriatric Medicine Consultant, Hospital Sultan Ismail, Johor Bahru

14:15 - 14:45 PM 11

Panel Discussion:

Finding Solutions to Improve Integrated Care for Older Persons in Malaysia (Based on the Case Vignette)

Moderator: Dr Suraya Yusoff / Dr Lim Hong Tak
Panelists:
Professor Dr Dame Louise Robinson
Dr Ng Chai Cheng
Dr Hazanah
Dr Suhaila Mohd Saher
Associate Professor Lan Leong

14:45 - 15:45 PM 12

Questions and Answers

Engage directly with speakers and delve deeper into conference topics during our interactive Q&A sessions.

15:45 - 16:15 PM 13

Close and Refreshments

Closing remarks and refreshments to the attendees

16:15 PM 14

Explore Symposium Pricing Plans

Registration Fees

In Person

Doctors / Dentists / Pharmacists / Non-KKM Participants

MYR 200 /In Person
  • Morning, lunch and afternoon refreshments are provided
  • A complimentary goodie bag is provided
  • Access recorded talk sessions throughout the year
  • MMA CPD points will be accredited (Subject to MMA approval)
  • E-certificate will be provided

In Person

Other Allied Health Personnels

MYR 100 /In Person
  • Morning, lunch and afternoon refreshments are provided
  • A complimentary goodie bag is provided
  • Access recorded talk sessions throughout the year
  • E-certificate will be provided

In Person

Undergraduate Students (Please provide a verification letter from your university)

MYR 50 /In Person
  • Morning, lunch and afternoon refreshments are provided
  • A complimentary goodie bag is provided
  • E-certificate will be provided

Online

General Admission

MYR 80 /Online
  • Access to our virtual platform
  • Access recorded talk sessions throughout the year
  • MMA CPD points will be accredited (Subject to MMA approval)
  • E-certificate will be provided

A strict cancellation and refund policy are in place for Symposium on Elderly Care. Once your registration is confirmed, refunds are not permitted.

> In the case of an emergency/extenuating circumstances, special requests may be considered on a case-by-case basis by the symposium secretariat committee.

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How to reach

Direction to the Venue

Venue

Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia

Address

Kota Ilmu, EduCity@Iskandar, 79200 Iskandar Puteri, Johor

About Organizer

Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMed)

With its distinct heritage that dates back to 1834, Newcastle University in the UK has gained a strong reputation for innovation and excellence, with its medical and biomedical sciences programme in particular, being highly regarded the world over.

 

The opening of its international campus, Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMed), in Johor, Malaysia, in 2009 has made quality UK education more accessible to Malaysians as well as those around the region.

 

Bringing the best of Newcastle University to Malaysian shores, NUMed offers a Foundation in Biological and Biomedical Sciences programme alongside its acclaimed undergraduate degrees in medicine and biomedical sciences. All programmes offered at NUMed are identical to those offered at Newcastle University, UK, and lead to the award of the same qualifications, but at significantly reduced costs.

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