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  • Sep 29, 20178:25 am - 3:00 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 5.5 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 5.5 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

UM Bannatyne: Basic Medical Sciences Building: Room-Frederic Gaspard Theatre

Address:
University of Manitoba, 745 Bannatyne Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3E 0J9

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Description:

Cardiovascular disease continues to be a major disease burden in terms of both mortality and health related quality of life, and is an important source of health inequalities between populations in Canada. This one-day program will provide an overview of controversies and uncertainties in the areas of treatment and intervention of cardiovascular disease.


Course Objectives:

  • Examine updated concepts regarding the management of CHF and AFib and the indications for TAVI
  • Review how to read and interpret reports of non-invasive diagnostic studies
  • Recognize the indications for dual anti-platelet therapy for acute coronary syndromes (ACS) and for coronary interventions
  • Identify who requires statin therapy
  • Explain the role of patent foramen ovale (PFO) and transient paroxysmal AFib in the etiology of stroke
  • Discuss how the aortic stenosis ((AS) gradients, per se, do not mandate procedural intervention of AS

Speakers:

Francisco Cordova Perez, MD, FACC

John Ducas, MD, FRCPC, DABIM

Malek Kass, MD, FRCPC

Aliasghar (Ali) Khadem, MD

Clarence Khoo, MD, FRCPC

Amrit Malik, MD, FRCPC

Andrew Morris, MD, FACC

Thang Nguyen, MD, FRCPC

Amir Ravandi, MD, PhD, FRCPC

Colette Seifer, MD, MB (Hons), FRCP (UK)

Robinder Singh, MD, FRCPC

Anita Soni, MD, FRCPC

Brochure Cardiology Day Sep 29 2017


Credits:

College 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 5.5 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 5.5 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.

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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