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Health-care professionals: You're invited for Toxicology Grand Rounds - Poisonings in the Older Adult

Join the Ontario Poison Centre and Dr. Joanne Ho, Geriatrician-Clinical Associate at Grand River Hospital and former fellow of the Ontario Poison Centre, for a special edition of Toxicology Grand Rounds. The Grand Rounds will take place on Friday, March 18 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

This event marks the start of National Poison Prevention Week. This year, OPC will focus on promoting poison prevention awareness for older adults in the community. Each year, OPC receives more than 8,000 calls about adults aged 60 and over. Of the top 10 substances we receive calls about in this age group, eight are medications.

Contact your organization's videoconferencing team and register for the event through the Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN). The Event ID is 52612317.

We encourage you to engage with us on social media during the event. Follow OPC on Twitter @ON_Poison and join the National Poison Prevention Week conversation using the hashtag #NPPW16.