MONARC Seminar Series

All welcome.

 

TIME

Seminars are held from 12:30pm – 1:30pm (unless otherwise specified).

A light lunch is provided from 12:15pm.

VENUE

Board Room
The Kingston Centre
Cnr Warrigal & Heatherton Roads
Cheltenham VIC 3192

CONTACT

For further information contact
Dr Rosa Gualano by email or phone
+61 3 9265 1268.

2019

DATE

TOPIC

SPEAKER/S

Wednesday
24 APR 2019

Preventing harm to older people in acute hospitals: supporting quality in complex nursing

Dr Bernice Redley RN PhD – Associate Professor, Centre for Quality and Patient Safety Research–Monash Health Partnership; School of Nursing and Midwifery, Deakin University

Thursday
16 MAY 2019

Understanding dementia in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

Clinical A/Prof Dina LoGiudice – Consultant Physician in Geriatric Medicine, Melbourne Health and University of Melbourne

Wednesday
26 JUN 2019

Classifying gait patterns in adults with hereditary spastic paraplegia

Dr Corey Joseph – Biomechanist, Clinical Gait Analysis Service and Senior Evidence Analyst, Centre for Clinical Effectiveness, Monash Health

Thursday
18 JUL 2019

The role of sleep in promoting cognitive ability in later life

Associate Professor Clare Anderson – School of Psychological Sciences, Monash University and the Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health

Wednesday
28 AUG 2019

Health Assets: How the good things in life can improve survival for older adults

Dr Kate Gregorevic, FRACP – Department of Aged Care, Royal Melbourne Hospital

Thursday
26 SEP 2019

Guardianship in Hospitals

Social Work innovation in designing interagency models of care: A Victorian first model of interagency care to reduce length of stay for hospital-based inpatients who require an independent guardian

Jacinta Re – Head of Social Work, Monash Health
Justine Little
– Social Work Clinical & Research Lead, Monash Health

Thursday
17 OCT 2019

Does usual Dietetic care across the continuum improve nutritional status, health-related quality of life and clinical outcomes?

Lina Wang – Community Rehab Dietitian

Nutritional Status of Residents living in Monash Health Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACF)

Melissa Williams – Senior Clinician, Dietitian

Wednesday
13 NOV 2019

Presentations from Lions John Cockayne Memorial Fellowship Trust Grant Recipients

Chair: Dr Abby Foster – Manager and Research & Clinical Lead, Speech Pathology

PRESENTATIONS:

Dana Sfetcopoulos & Jeremy Austin (Pharmacy): HOME – Putting the ME back into medication adherence at HOME – A novel approach

Peta Prindiville & Peter New (Psychology & Rehab Medicine): Effectiveness of short-term psychological intervention for patients with mood changes after stroke

Ricci Presser (Speech Pathology, Community Rehabilitation): Exploring the feasibility of tele-rehabilitation to increase the intensity of speech pathology intervention for home-based clients

Brianna Walpole (OT, Cognition Clinical Lead): Travel to the 9th Annual Meeting of the American Delirium Society Conference

Abby Foster: Update from the Allied Health Research Committee

Rosa Gualano: Overview and Update from the Lions John Cockayne Trust Committee

2018

DATE

TOPIC

SPEAKER/S

Wednesday
14 MAR 2018

Note: This seminar is is in the Kingston Centre Boardroom

Advances in examining cognitive reserve using neuroimaging

Dr Sharna Jamadar – Australian Research Council DECRA Fellow
Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences

Wednesday
23 MAY 2018

Sarcopenia and obesity: Relationships with falls and fractures in older adults

Dr David Scott – Senior Research Fellow & NHMRC RD Wright Biomedical Career Development Fellow, Department of Medicine, School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health, Monash University

Wednesday
13 JUN 2018

Quality of care and outcomes for patients with stroke or transient ischaemic attack in Australia

Dr Monique Kilkenny – Senior Research Fellow: Translational Public Health and Evaluation Division, Stroke and Ageing Research, Department of Medicine, School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health, Monash University

Thursday
12 JUL 2018


1pm–2pm

Note: Later start time

Life and Death in Residential Aged Care Services (RACS)

Professor Joseph Ibrahim – Head, Health Law and Ageing Research Unit, Department of Forensic Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University

Thursday
9 AUG 2018


1pm–2pm

Note: Later start time

Update on the STAREE clinical trial: Statins in Reducing Events in the Elderly

Professor Sophia Zoungas – Professorial Chair of Diabetes, Vascular Health and Ageing
Head, Division of Metabolism, Ageing and Genomics, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University

Wednesday
12 SEP 2018

Translating stepped psychological care for depression after post-stroke aphasia

Ms Caroline Baker – Speech Pathologist, Monash Health, and PhD student, The University of Queensland, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Wednesday
17 OCT 2018

A Pilot Dementia Clinical Quality Registry

Dr Karolina Krysinska – Research Fellow and Project Manager, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital Campus

Wednesday
21 NOV 2018

Research Presentations from Lions John Cockayne Memorial Fellowship Trust Fund grant recipients

  1. HOME – Putting the ME back into medication adherence at HOME – A novel approach
  2. Efficacy of liquid sinemet in the management of complex motor fluctuations in advanced Parkinson’s disease
  3. Effectiveness of short-term psychological intervention for patients with mood changes after stroke
  4. Does usual dietetic care across the continuum improve nutritional status, health related quality of life (HR-QoL) and clinical outcomes?
  5. The efficacy of a combined Telehealth/Webinar/Coaching (TWC) pathway for persistent pain patients.

Presenters:

  1. Dana Sfetcopoulos & Jeremy Austin
  2. Chee Boon Sung & Mary Danoudis
  3. Peta Prindiville, Jocelyn Clarke & Peter New
  4. Lina Wang
  5. Marcus Bowler

Past seminars

2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012