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  • Cardiology Day 2019Sep 27, 20198:30 am - 4:00 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#190783-001. This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Mainenance 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. Participants should only claim credit for the actual number of hours attended.


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

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

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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.


At the conclusion of this educational activity participants should be able to:

  • Better manage multiple cardiac issues arising in their office practices
  • Improve patient education on the nature of proposed complex cardiac interventions
  • Clearly explain the issue of Advance Care planning with patients and families
  • Identify the indications for interventions upon certain valve lesions



0825 – Welcome and Introductions – Andrew Morris MD FACC

0830 – 0950 Challenges in the Office

0830 – My Patient is Confused About ablation – Alex Tischenko MD FRCPC

0850 – My Patient Needs Advice About ICD Implantation – Aliasghar (Ali) Khadem MD

0910 – My Patient Asks For My View on Cardiac Transplantation – Shelley Zieroth MD FRCPC

0930 – Panel Discussion

0950 – 1010 COFFEE

1010 – 1130 Why Don’t They Fix This?

1010 – Something’s Wrong with My Pericardium – Andrew Morris MD FACC

1030 – My Heart is Weak, I have Fluid in my Lungs, and My Valve is Leaking – Robinder Singh MD FRCPC

1050 – I have Holes in My Heart and They’re Doing Nothing About Them – Robin Alexandra Ducas MD FRCPC

1110 – Panel Discussion

1130 – 1215 LUNCH

1215 – 1315 Keynote Address: ACPs – Do You Really Want CPR? When Is It a Bad Idea? – Christian La Rivière MD FRCPC

1315 – 1330 COFFEE

1330 – 1450 Your Patient Wants to Know

1330 – Should They Get Genetic Testing? What’s It Good For? – Colette Seifer MD FRCP (UK)

1350 – Why Don’t They Give Me Something to Stop My PVCs? – Nasir Shaikh MD MBBS

1410 – Should They Put ASA in the Toothpaste? – Thang Nguyen MD FRCPC

1430 – Panel Discussion

1450 – 1550 Cases From the Audience

Program may be subject to change

View or download: Cardiology Day 2019 Agenda


Physicians: $225
Other Health Professionals: $80
Residents/Students: $35

This event is available via MBTelehealth sites throughout Winnipeg and Manitoba. Please check your site for availability and reserve prior to registering. This event is also available via livestream. You will be emailed connection information prior to the event. Please specify your attendance at checkout. 


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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: 204-789-3238
    Fax: 204-789-3911
    Email: Karyn.Iversen@umanitoba.ca