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  • Bug Day 2021Oct 19, 20217:55 am - 4:00 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 7.0 Mainpro+ credits. ID# 194856-001 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 7.0 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 7 CEU. Participants should only claim credit for the actual number of hours attended.

Location

Digitally through the University of Manitoba

Address:
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

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THIS EVENT IS PRESENTED DIGITALLY 

Bug Day is available to stream on YouTube and MBTelehealth.

 

Important Event Information:

The link to connect to the live Bug Day will be emailed to registered participants 24 hours prior to event date.

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 this event in order to receive a certificate of attendance/credits. ** Registrations are not accepted post-event.

Description:

The 25th 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 also available via MBTelehealth sites throughout Winnipeg and Manitoba. Please check your site for availability and reserve at the site prior to registering with CPD. You will be asked your preference of attendance at check out.

24 hours before event date – an email containing a YouTube connection link will be sent to all who have pre-registered for this event.

Agenda:

0755-0800   Opening Remarks
John Embil, MD, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

0800-0900   Medical Grand Rounds
Known or Increased infection Risk Organ Donors: Precision of Language in Medicine Matters
Karen Doucette, MD, University of Alberta

0900-0915   2020-2021: A Unique Year as Seen Through the Eyes of the Media
John Embil, MD, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

0915-0930   The COVID-19 Pandemic: An 18 Month Review
Brent Roussin, MD, Manitoba Health

0930-0945   Infection Prevention and Control: Looking into the Future
Chris Sikora, MD, Alberta Health Services

0945-1000   Questions & Answers

1000-1015   Stretch Break

1015-1030   Infection Prevention and Control’s Top 10 List: Looking Back 25 Years
John Conly, MD, University of Calgary

1030-1045   Syphilis in Manitoba: A 25 Year Review
Michael Isaac, MD, Manitoba Health

1045-1100   Infection with the Human Immunodeficiency: 25 Years of Progress
Ken Kasper, MD, University of Manitoba

1100-1115  Questions & Answers

1115-1130   The Silent Syndemic: Drug Use and Serious Infections
Yoav Keynan, MD, University of Manitoba

1130-1145   Locked Up: Incarceration and Health
Davinder Singh, MD, Manitoba Health

1145-1200   How Science Can Inform Health Policies
Zulma Rueda, PhD, University of Manitoba

1200-1215  Questions & Answers

1215-1245   Lunch Break

1245-1300   The Bite that Keeps Giving: Arthropod-Borne Illnesses
Robbin Lindsay, PhD, Public Health Agency of Canada

1300-1315   Lyme Disease: Sorting out the Details
Robert Strang, MD, Public Health, Nova Scotia

1315-1315   Infections and Homelessness:Re-emerging Infections and Barriers to Care
Carl Boodman, MD, University of Manitoba

1330-1345  Questions & Answers

1345-1400   Tuberculosis in Manitoba: A Look Back in Time
Martha Ainsley, MD, University of Manitoba

1400-1415  Poliomyelitis: Gone in Canada but not Forgotten?
Greg Hammond, MD, University of Manitoba

1415-1430   Spondylodiscitis: What to do and What to Expect
Michael Goytan, MD, Health Sciences Centre

1430-1445  Questions & Answers

1445-1500   Stretch Break

1500-1515   Doing the Good, Preventing the Bad and Avoiding the Ugly: Infections in the Immunocompromised Host
Karen Doucette, MD, University of Alberta

1515-1530   Covid-19 Pediatric Vaccinations
Jared Bullard, MD

1530-1545   When Should we Panic? What Constitutes a Public Health Emergency?
Pierre Plourde, MD, Winnipeg Health Authority

1545-1600  Questions & Answers

25th Bug Day – Poster Vaccinated

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 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.

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.

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).

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