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  • ACS Network Heart Attack Day 2019Oct 11, 20198:00 am - 4:30 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: $40


AGENDA

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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