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  • Bug Day 2019Oct 22, 20197:50 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 # 189826-001 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.19014M. 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 23rd Annual BUG DAY is hosted by HSC Winnipeg in collaboration with the University of Manitoba’s Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Medicine Program.

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!

This event is available via MBTelehealth sites throughout Winnipeg and Manitoba. Please check your site for availability and reserve prior to registering. You will be asked your preference of attendance at check out.

Agenda:

0750 – 0800  Opening Remarks – Fred Aoki, MD

0800 – 0855  Infection Prevention and Control: Where are We Doing?
John Embil, MD, Infection Prevention and Control Unit, HSC, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

0900 – 0930  Shingles Vaccination: Which One Do You Choose?
Wayne Ghesquire, MD, Section of Infectious Disease, Vancouver Island Health Authority

0930 – 0945  Break/Exhibits

0945 – 1015  The Unwanted Souvenir: Infection in the Returning Traveler
Wayne Ghesquire, MD, Section of Infectious Disease, Vancouver Island Health Authority

1015 – 1045  Climate Change and Longterm Evacuation in Canada: Public Health Implications
Margaret Haworth-Brockman, MSc, National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Disease, University of Manitoba

1045 – 1115  Microbiological Diagnosis Demystified: How to Get the Most Out of Your Microbiology Results
Andrew Walkty, MD, Shared Health, Department of Clinical Microbiology Health Sciences Centre

1115 – 1145  What Just Happened? Medical Complications of Injection Drug Use
Yoav Keynan, MD, Section of Infectious Diseases, University of Manitoba

1145 – 1245  Lunch on your own/Exhibits

1245 – 1315  Living in a Bubble: How Do Infections and Hygiene Influence Allergies?
Jennifer Protudger, PhD, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba

1315 – 1345  Sepsis Simplified: Understand Sepsis and Septic Shock
Anand Kumar, MD, Sections of Critical Care and Infectious Diseases, Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba

1345 – 1415  Finding the Undiagnosed: “The Key to 90-90-90 Manitoba HIV Longterm Success”
Ken Kasper, MD, Sections of GIM and Infectious Disease, Director of the Manitoba HIV Program, University of Manitoba

1415 – 1445  Untangling Active/Latent Tuberculosis
Pierre Plourde, MD, Integrated Tuberculosis Services, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

1445 – 1500  Closing Remarks

23rd Bug Day Poster

2019 – Bug Day Abstracts

Credits:

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 5.5 CEU by the College of Pharmacists of Manitoba. CPhM File No.19014M.

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).

This program has received in-kind support from the University of Manitoba.

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

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Program Coordinator

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    Lenore Chipman

    Assistant to the Vice-Dean, CCA and
    Accreditation Specialist, CPD Medicine Program
    Office of Continuing Competency and Assessment
    Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
    University of Manitoba
    Tel: 204-789-3660
    Fax: 204-789-3911
    Email: Lenore.Chipman@umanitoba.ca