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  • Workshop 1 - Splinting and Taping Techniques for Minor Injuries - November 17, 2017Nov 17, 20171:00 pm - 5:20 pmMAINPRO+ CERTIFIED This Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified for up to 2.0 Mainpro+ credits. (ID-185403)
  • Saturday Presentations - November 18, 2017Nov 18, 20178:00 am - 4:15 pmMAINPRO+ CERTIFIED 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.

Location

Victoria Inn

Address:
3550 Victoria Avenue, Brandon, Manitoba

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Brochure:  Brandon Fall Brochure_FNL

Description:

Prairie Mountain Health has collaborated with U of M CPD Medicine Program to offer a twice-yearly program entitled the Brandon Primary Care Conference. This program is designed to provide a wide range of timely and challenging topics relevant to physicians working in outpatient and inpatient settings. This program features a combination of lectures, case studies and hands-on activities.

Global Objectives:

  • Provide an overview of the factors that contribute to difficult encounters with patients
  • Review some general strategies for promoting more positive encounters with patients
  • Discuss essential medications in palliative care
  • Examine he risks of common geriatric pain medications
  • Explore realistic interdisciplinary pain control strategies to decrease medication
  • Contrast the presentation of Alzheimer’s type of dementia with other common forms of dementia
  • List strategies for gathering clinical data needed to diagnose common forms of dementia
  • Identify the distortions in thinking about depression and expand repertoire of treatment options
  • Develop a plan of follow up for the maintenance of depression recovery
  • Identify syndromes of psychosis in the elderly and find treatment options aside from use of D2 antagonists
  • Encourage the family in treatment plans and developing alliances
  • Explain how primary care providers can address their patients’ needs in responding to Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) through conversations on eligibility criteria, implementation and clinical and ethical challenges

Agenda:

Friday, November 17, 2017

1300-1500

Workshop #1 – Splinting and Taping Techniques for Minor Injuries

Facilitator: Mike Templeton

1300-1700

Workshop #2 – Basic Cardiac Life Support (Cancelled)

 Facilitator: Milton Good


Saturday, November 18, 2017

0800-0825           Registration and Breakfast

0825-0830           Welcome and Introduction – Corne Vlok

0830-0915           Dealing with Difficult Patients – Karen Dyck

0915-1000           Essential Medications in Palliative Care – Edward (Ted) St Godard

1000-1015           Nutrition Break

1015-1145           Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) – Kim Wiebe

1145-1230           Pain Control in the Elderly – Elizabeth Rhynold

1230-1330           Lunch and Visit Display Booths

1330-1415           Recognizing Different Dementia Phenotypes – Elizabeth Rhynold

1415-1500           Depression and Anxiety – Don Lint

1500-1545           Antipsychotics in the Elderly – Don Lint

1545                    Closing Remarks – Corne Vlok


Accommodations: 

Please note: We were not able to book rooms at the Victoria Inn. Please arrange your room accommodations with the Days Inn and Suites (2130 Currie Blvd, Brandon, MB) prior to registering for the program. Please contact the reservation desk at: 204-727-3600 and quote “U of M Medical Conference” or Account: 539-550147 to receive the conference rate.  Rooms are blocked until November 3, 2017.

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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