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  • ACS Network Heart Attack Day 2019Oct 11, 20198:00 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 6.0 Mainpro+ credits. ID#191193-001 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 6.0 hours. 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).

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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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.

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

Agenda

0730 –  Registration

0815 – Welcome – Dr. Seifer and Dr. Feldman

0830 – Panel Presentation: Geography Challenges in Remote Areas Part 2 – Sam Cohen Auditorium
Panel Members: Tracey Muir, Dr.Jasdeep Atwal,Dr. Sam Victor, Gerald Philippott,  Dr. Julian Regehr, John Jones, Jessica Davis and Dr. David Folk (AMDOCS)
Moderator: Dr. J. Ducas

0950 – NUTRITION BREAK

1000 – Panel Presentation: Is there Life after ACS Part One – Sam Cohen Auditorium
Panel Members: Dr. Justin Cloutier, Sherry Urbanski and Dr. George Kaoukis
Moderator: Dr. Kevin Saunders

1055 – Plenary Presentation: Is there Life after ACS Part Two – Sam Cohen Auditorium
Presenters: Samantha Kendall, Dr. Dana Turcotte and Travis Warner

1150 – LUNCH – Research Centre Atrium

1245 – BREAKOUT SESSIONS

  • Learning Track A – Room CR3017
    EKG Interpretation – Dr. Andrew Morris
    Pre Hospital Care – Dr. Rob Grierson
  • Learning Track B – Room CR5066
    Pre Hospital Care – Dr. Rob Grierson
    EKG Interpretation – Dr. Morris
  • Learning Track C – Sam Cohen Auditorium
    Diabetes Management in ACS – Dr. Veena Agrawal
    Cholesterol and its Relationship to Cardiac events – Eva Stephens RN
  • Learning Track D – Asper Mezzanine
    Cholesterol and its Relationship to Cardiac events – Eva Stephens RN
    Diabetes Management in ACS – Dr. Veena Agrawal

1440 – BREAK

1505 – KEYNOTE An Integrated approach to ACS Care – Sam Cohen Auditorium – Dr. K.Daly

1555 – Final Remarks – Dr. Ducas

 

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Registration

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

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Program Coordinator

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    Amanda Marten

    Program Coordinator, CPD - Medicine
    Office of Continuing Competency and Assessment
    Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
    University of Manitoba
    Tel: 204-789-3547
    Fax: 204-789-3911
    Email: Amanda.Marten@umanitoba.ca