Medical Emergencies in Seniors and How to Handle Them

“Knowing how to act in a medical emergency can save a life.” (Mayo Clinic, 2017). Knowledge is power and the more we know, the quicker and better we can act. Join us to learn about six of the common medical emergencies that seniors and caregivers may face and how to handle them.
This videoconference from CHEP on Wednesday, October 18, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. is designed to walk you through the process of medical emergencies and what you should do. Specifically, you will learn about:
1. What constitutes a medical emergency
2. Six common medical emergencies
3. What you can do
This health education session is for everyone. A minimum of 10 people must register before the event can take place. Please contact the Vision office for more information or to register: 418-368-3212 or
About Your Presenter:
Jennifer Hobbs-Robert is currently the Senior Advisor for Community Health Promotion Programs for Jeffrey Hale Community Partners (JHCP)-CUISSS in Quebec City. She has extensive nursing experience in Geriatrics, Community Health and Emergency Care and is the National and International Surveyor for Accreditation Canada. From 2009 to 2017, Jennifer published a series of Health Promotion Modules for Seniors distributed through the CHSSN to the English-speaking community of Quebec.

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