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  • Bug Day 2020Oct 20, 20208:00 am - 3:00 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 5.0 Mainpro+ credits. ID# 192561-001 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 5.0 hours. The College of Pharmacists of Manitoba recognizes learning activities that have been accredited by The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (MOC) and/or The College of Family Physicians of Canada (Mainpro+). Pharmacists can claim continuing medical education programs as accredited learning by selecting the appropriate accrediting body in the member’s online Professional Development Log. This event contact time (learning) is equivalent to 5.00 CEU Participants should only claim credit for the actual number of hours attended.

Location

Virtual through the University of Manitoba

Address:
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

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NEW THIS YEAR – Bug Day will be available by online only

 Livestream (limited to 1000 registrants)

and MBTelehealth

Description:

The 24th 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 Livestream and 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 Crossing New Frontiers: Organ Transplantation in Persons who are Actively Infected with Hepatitis C and
Human Immunodeficiency Viruses.
Karen Doucette, MD, Section of Infectious Diseases, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

0855 – 0900 Moderator

0900 – 0930 Infection Prevention and Control: Where are we Today?
John Embil, MD, Infection Prevention and Control Unit, Health Sciences Centre

0930 – 0945 – Stretch break

0945 – 1015 Doing the Good, Preventing the Bad, and Avoiding the Ugly: Infections in the Immunocompromised Host
Karen Doucette, MD, Section of Infectious Diseases, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

1015 – 1045 Pandemonium! Vaccine Hesitancy and the Realities of Public Health
Tim Hilderman, MD, Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living

1045 – 1115 Locked Up: Incarceration and Health
Davinder Singh, MD, Department of Community Health Sciences

1115 – 1145 Corona Viruses Gone Rogue
Joanne Embree, MD, FRCPC, Section of Infectious Diseases, University of Manitoba

1145 – 1245 Stretch break – lunch on your own

1245 – 1315 Progress? The History of Antimicrobial Therapy from Arsenials and Marcurials to Phage Therapy
Fred Aoki, MD, FRCPC, University of Manitoba

1315 – 1345 Who Let the Cat out of the Bag? Sexually Transmitted Infections in Manitoba
Michael Isaac, MD, FRCPC, Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living

1345 – 1415 Poliomyelitis: Gone in Canada but Not Forgotten?
Greg Hammond, MD, Section of Infectious Diseases, University of Manitoba

1415 – 1445 When Should we Panic? What Constitutes a Public Health Emergency?
Pierre Plourde, MD, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

1445 – 1500 Moderator Closing Remarks

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 5.0 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 5.0 hours.
Participants should only claim credit for the actual number of hours attended.

The College of Pharmacists of Manitoba recognizes learning activities that have been accredited by The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (MOC) and/or The College of Family Physicians of Canada (Mainpro+). Pharmacists can claim continuing medical education programs as accredited learning by selecting the appropriate accrediting body in the member’s online Professional Development Log. This event contact time (learning) is equivalent to 5.00 CEU.

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

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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