Rehabilitation and fall prevention in older inpatients admitted for cancer: Results from the APPAHOCA pilot study and protocol for the APPAHOCA2 project

The SIOG Nursing & Allied Health webinar on Rehabilitation and fall prevention in older inpatients admitted for cancer: Results from the APPAHOCA pilot study and protocol for the APPAHOCA2 project was held on February 23 at 12:00pm Toronto time/6:00pm Geneva time.

The recording will be available shortly.

Speaker

Dr Bérengère BEAUPLET is a senior geriatrician working at Caen University Hospital, Normandy, France since 2011. She earned her Medical Degree at the University of Caen, France, in 2002 and completed her specialist training at University of Paris, in 2007. She passed an Interuniversity Degree in Geriatric Oncology and Hematology in Paris V, 2008. Her hospital-based activity relies on assessment of older patients with a cancer diagnosis.

In 2013, she was named Coordinator of the Normandy Geriatric Oncology Unit (UCOG Normandie) by the French National Cancer Institute (INCa) and since then has been dedicating her other half-time to research and teaching of geriatric oncology principles to multiple health care professionals, students, and the community. She has fulfilled a Degree in older patients’ education at University of Paris, 2017.

After passing an InterUniversity Degree of Investigator in Clinical research (Rouen, 2014) Dr Beauplet was first attached to the UMR INSERM U1075 Comete, and then to UMR INSERM U1086 Anticipe since 2018, in the group “Living with cancer: Study of the quality of life of the cancer patient and his family” led by Pr Florence JOLY.
Her research focuses on the assessment of physical (ie falls and sarcopenia) and psychocognitive frailty and  aims to lead interventionnal studies to correct them.

She is member of the SIOG since 2011, the MASCC since 2020, and actual board member of SoFOG (French Society of Geriatric Oncology). She is also member of the Research Ethical Committee CPP NO III since 2020.