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  • Bug Day 2018Oct 16, 20187:50 am - 3:30 pmThis event was co-developed with the CPD Medicine Program, University of Manitoba and was planned to achieve scientific integrity, objectivity and balance. :: This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been approved by the CPD Medicine Program, University of Manitoba for up to 5.5 Mainpro+ credits. ID#187889 :: This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the CPD Medicine Program, University of Manitoba for a maximum of 5.5 hours. :: This program has been accredited for a maximum of 5.50 CEU by the College of Pharmacists of Manitoba. CPhM File No. 18006M. :: Participants should only claim credit for the actual number of hours attended.

Location

UM Bannatyne: Basic Medical Sciences Building: Room-Frederic Gaspard Theatre

Address:
University of Manitoba, 745 Bannatyne Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3E 0J9

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The 22nd Annual BUG DAY is hosted by HSC Winnipeg in collaboration with the University of Manitoba’s Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Medicine Group.

BUG DAY is Manitoba’s largest healthcare education event and it is held every year during National Infection Prevention & Control Week. If you are interested in the prevention and control of communicable diseases, as well as health issues in the community or healthcare setting, then BUG DAY is for you!

Agenda:

Infection Prevention and Control: Where are We Today?
John Embil, MD, Infection Prevention and Control Unit, HSC, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

Scourges Past, Present and Future: The Changing Epidemiology of Hospital Acquired Infection
John Conly, MD, Departments of Medicine, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Calgary

Clostridium difficile Disease: Rising to the Challenge
Charles Bernstein, MD, Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Manitoba

Probiotics for Clostridium difficile Disease and Antimicrobial Resistant Organisms: Fact of Fantasy?
John Conly, MD, Departments of Medicine, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Calgary

The Adventure Never Ends: Case Histories in Infection Prevention and Control
Jen Tomlinson, RN, Debbie McDonald, John Embil, MD, Infection Prevention and Control Unit, HSC, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

High Time(s): Drug Policy and Supervised Consumption Services in Manitoba
Joss Reimer, MD, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

Feeling Nervous about the Tick? All the Facts about Tick Borne Illness in Manitoba
Richard Rusk, MD, Manitoba Health, Communicable Diseases Branch

What Just Came Home From the Pet Store? Rodent-Borne Infections in Canada
Michael Drebot, PhD, National Microbiology Laboratory

Should I or Shouldn’t I? Yearly Influenza Vaccination
Tim Hilderman, MD, Manitoba Health, University of Manitoba

DNA Vaccines: The Final Frontier
Pierre Plourde, MD, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

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Accreditation:

This event was co-developed with the CPD Medicine Program, University of Manitoba and was planned to achieve scientific integrity, objectivity and balance.

This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been approved by the CPD Medicine Program, University of Manitoba for up to 5.5 Mainpro+ credits.

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the CPD Medicine Program, University of Manitoba for a maximum of 5.5 hours.

This program has been accredited for a maximum of 5.50 CEU by the College of Pharmacists of Manitoba. CPhM File No. 18006M.

Participants should only claim credit for the actual number of hours attended.

The University of Manitoba CPD Medicine Program is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME).

Questions regarding this event please contact: CDGarlinski@exchange.hsc.mb.ca

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