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  • Saturday PresentationsNov 3, 20188:00 am - 4:45 pmThis 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#188246-002 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.

Location

Clarion Hotel and Suites Brandon

Venue Website:

Address:
3130 Victoria Ave., Brandon, Manitoba, Canada, R7B 3Y3

https://www.clarionbrandon.com/

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The Prairie Mountain Health Region is again collaborating with U of M CPD Medicine to offer two popular conferences (in the Fall and Spring) designed to meet learning needs identified by primary care providers in Brandon and surrounding areas. Sessions include a wide range of timely and challenging topics relevant to physicians working in outpatient and  inpatient settings who are looking to enhance clinical competence and improve patient care.

Agenda

  • 0800 – 0825 Registration & Breakfast

  • 0825 – 0830 Welcome & Introduction

    Corné Vlok, MBChB, CCFP

  • 0830 – 0915 Migraine

    Arturo Tamayo, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Section of Neurology, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

  • 0915 – 1000 Settler Harm Reduction

    Ian Whetter MD CCFP, Director – Alan Klass Memorial Health Equity, Program Community Health Sciences Max Rady College of Medicine

  • 1000 – 1015 Nutrition Break

  • 1015 – 1100 Trauma to the Head in the Workplace: When is it a Concussion?

    Cam Stacey, MD, CCFP, Medical Advisor, Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba

  • 1100 – 1145 Worklessness after an Injury or Illness

    Cam Stacey, MD, CCFP, Medical Advisor, Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba

  • 1145 – 1300 Lunch & Visit Display Booths

  • 1300 – 1415 Opioid Prescribing Guidelines

    Kevin Hamilton, BSP, MSc (Pharm) C.W. Wiebe and Agassiz Medical Centres, Winkler and Morden

  • 1415 – 1500 Drug Impaired Driving

    Neil Swirsky, MD, Medical Advisor Manitoba Public Insurance

  • 1500 – 1515 Nutrition Break

  • 1515 – 1600 Management of CHF in Primary Care and Acute Care Settings

    Jonathan Gabor, MSc, MD ,FRCPC, SCH, Internal Medicine Concordia Hospital and Selkirk Regional Health Centre, Medical Lead, Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority

  • 1600 – 1645 Physician Burnout

    Ann Loewen, MD, CCFP, Family & Emergency Physician at Southern Health-Santé Sud

  • 1645 Closing Remarks


Objectives:

  • Identify migraine headache symptoms, treatment and management
  • Consider the variable diagnostic criteria for concussion
  • Assess fitness for activity after concussion
  • Appreciate the concept of worklessness as it applies to the health and well-being of your patient and your community
  • Differentiate impairment from disability
  • Assess fitness for work from the perspectives of risk, capacity and tolerance
  • Examine settler harm reduction
  • Review updated opioid prescribing guidelines for the treatment of chronic non-cancer pain
  • Examine the evidence base that supports the guidelines and apply guiding principles to your patient’s care plan
  • Summarize the physician’s role in the evaluation of drug impaired driving including legal reporting requirements
  • Describe substance use disorder and the effects of drugs on driving performance and upcoming changes to impaired driving legislation
  • Review of the 2017 Canadian Cardiovascular Society Guidelines for the Management of Congestive Heart Failure: Pearls for Primary Care
  • Recognize physician burnout and understand its implications
  • Apply strategies to decrease stress at work and at home

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Brandon Fall Conference printable brochure

 

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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