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  • ACS Network Heart Attack Day 2018May 24, 20188:00 am - 4:00 pmCollege of Family Physicians of Canada Mainpro+ Group Learning This Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the CPD Medicine Program, University of Manitoba for up to 6.0 Mainpro+ credits. RCPSC Maintenance of Certification Section 1 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 6.0 hours. Pharmacy Credits 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 these learning activities as accredited in their Professional Development Log.

Location

St. Boniface General Hospital-Research Centre: Samuel N. Cohen Auditorium: R Block

Address:
351 Tache Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R2H 2A6

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DESCRIPTION

Each year over 2,300 Heart Attacks are treated at St. Boniface Hospital.  The Manitoba ACS Network is committed to improve outcomes in these patients. This network is tasked to ensure that Heart Attacks patients have guideline based care optimally, consistently and safely administered throughout the province.  Our network employs Recommended Standards, Algorithms, review of local protocols, partnering with EMS and reporting of key performance indicators to ensure quality.  We have strong links to health care providers working at First Nations sites to address their specific needs.

The ACS Network annual “Heart Attack Day” is designed to teach Manitoba physicians, nurses, pharmacists, EMS and Educators optimal care of patients with Heart Attacks. Didactic lectures, workshops and panel discussions will be employed for this educational event.


OVERALL OBJECTIVES

  • Increase their knowledge of the contemporary management of patients presenting with an Acute Myocardial Infarction: from pre-hospital care to rehabilitation
  • Increase their knowledge of the challenges of caring  for patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction in rural/remote communities
  • Increase their knowledge of the medications used in the treatment of Acute Myocardial Infarction
  • Increase their knowledge of considerations upon hospital discharge for patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction

FEES

Physician: $150
Nurse/Other Health Professional: $75
Resident/Student/Trainee: $35


AGENDA

0800 Check-in and Continental Breakfast
0830 Welcome and Introductions – Andrew Morris
0840 Greetings – Lori Lamont
0850 Impact of Health Care Changes – Colette Seifer
0900 STEMI the Critical First Hour – Justin Cloutier
0950 Coffee Provided in Breakout Rooms

1000 AM Breakout Session One: Antithrombotic Update – Rob Ariano (remain in the auditorium)
1000 AM Breakout Session Two: Diagnostic Challenges in Patients Presenting with Chest Pain – Kevin Friesen (Rm CR5066)
1000 AM Breakout Session Three: Pre Hospital Care – Nicola Little (Rm CR3017)
1100 Panel Discussion: Geography Challenges in Remote Areas – David Folk, Tracey Muir, Jessie Davis, John Jones, Doug Martin, Tony Herd, Samuel Victor
1200 LUNCH & NETWORKING
1245 Post AMI: Considerations at Hospital Discharge – Mahwash Saeed
1330 PM Breakout Session One: Patient Education – Travis Warner (remain in the auditorium)
1330 PM Breakout Session Two: Cardiac Rehabilitation – Thang Nguyen (Rm CR5066)
1330 PM Breakout Session Three: Smoking Cessation – Jamie Falk (CR3017)
1445 STRETCH BREAK/COFFEE
1500 Keynote Address: Women and Heart Attacks – Robin Alexandra Ducas
1545 Next Steps – John Ducas
1550 Closing Remarks – Andrew Morris and Ross Feldman

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Program Coordinator

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    Karyn Iversen

    Program Coordinator, CPD - Medicine
    Office of Continuing Competency and Assessment
    Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
    University of Manitoba
    Tel: 204-480-1368
    Fax: 204-789-3911
    Email: Karyn.Iversen@umanitoba.ca