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NEW THIS YEAR – Bug Day will be available by online (digitally) only:
livestreamed via YouTube and MBTelehealth
Important Event Information:
The link to connect to the live Bug Day will be emailed to registered participants Monday, Oct 19th.
This event will be recorded and available for future viewing on YouTube. Note: This recording is eligible for non-certified Mainpro+ credits and Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Section 2: Self-Learning credits. These are self-reporting through the respective Colleges.
Those attending via MBTelehealth sites are required to pre-register individually for Bug Day to receive a certificate/credits.
** Registrations are not accepted post-event.
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. Join locally, nationally and internationally recognized experts for this popular day-long symposium focusing on hot topics in infection prevention and control, infectious diseases and public health.
This event is available via digitally 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.
A connection link will be sent to all registrants the day before the event (Oct 19) watch your email for this information!
0750 – 0800 Opening Remarks
Perry Gray, MD, Shared Health, Manitoba
0800 – 0900 Medical Grand Rounds
The COVID-19 Pandemic: Looking back to move forward
Guillaume Poliquin, MD, Public Health Agency of Canada
Brent Roussin, MD, Manitoba Health
Paul Van Caeseele, MD, Manitoba Health
John Embil, MD, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
0900 – 0915 Positive or Not? Laboratory testing for COVID-19
Jared Bullard, MD, University of Manitoba
0915 – 0930 Predicting what comes next: Modelling a pandemic
Nicholas Ogden, DPhil, Public Health Agency of Canada
0930 – 0945 COVID-19 Immunity, and a vaccine: Fact or wishful thinking
Yoav Keynan, MD, University of Manitoba
0945 – 1000 Questions and Answers
1000 – 1015 Break
1015 – 1030 Staying on Track: Incident command at the time of health care crisis
Ronan Seagrave, MSc, Shared Health, Manitoba
1030 – 1045 Therapies of COVID-19: Fact or fantasy
Ryan Zarychanski, MD, University of Manitoba
1045 – 1100 Blowing in the wind: Protective environments in the health care setting
Craig Doerksen, P.Eng, Shared Health, Manitoba
1100 – 1115 Questions and Answers
1115 – 1130 Flattening the Curve: Public health ethics applied to pandemics
Sandor Demeter, MD, University of Manitoba
1130 – 1145 What to do with the last ventilator?
Adrian Robertson, MD, University of Manitoba
1145 – 1200 Personal protective equipment for respiratory pathogens
Mark Loeb, MD, McMaster University
1200 – 1215 Questions and answers
1215 – 1245 Lunch break
1245 – 1300 Restarting professional sports in a pandemic: Lessons learnt from the National Hockey League
Peter MacDonald, MD, University of Manitoba
1300 – 1315 COVID-19: Children aren’t little adults
Joanne Embree, MD, University of Manitoba
1315 – 1330 Ready, Set, Go! Operational readiness in a time of uncertainty
Taslim Savji, MSc / Jason Goto, MSc, Analysis Works
1330 – 1345 Questions and Answers
1345 – 1400 The COVID-19 Pandemic: what were the missed steps?
Duane Funk, MD, University of Manitoba
1400 – 1415 COVID-19 and the economy: What lies ahead?
Michael Benarroch PhD, University of Manitoba
1415 – 1430 Viruses are everywhere! Cyber security risk management tips from the Investment Industry
Sean Shore, LLM, Canadian Compliance & Regulatory Law
1430 – 1445 Questions and Answers
1445 – 1500 Break
1500 – 1515 Coping with the COVID-19 pandemic using virtual mental health and substance use care tools
Jitender Sareen, MD, University of Manitoba
1515 – 1530 Keep your distance! How to manage relationships in the COVID-19 pandemic
Myrna Friedenberg, MSW, Family Therapist, Private Practice
1530 – 1545 Keeping your cool: The COVID-19 pandemic and violence
Shane Wepruk, Detective Sergeant, Winnipeg Police Service,
Vivian Smith, Detective, Winnipeg Police Service
1545 – 1600 Questions and Answers
Credits for those who are registered and attending the live event:
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 7.0 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 7.0 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 7 CEU.
The University of Manitoba CPD Medicine Program is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME).