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