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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:
- Provide a broad range of topics in Cardiology directed at family physicians and health care providers via virtual conferencing.
- Provide a Special Lecture by a local family physician regarding options for obtaining consultative opinions in cardiovascular disease.
- Provide a lecture from a university cardiologist at McGill, connecting via Zoom, regarding Geriatric Cardiology.
- Provide Breakout Sessions covering Hypertension, Atrial Fibrillation and Dyslipidemias
- Provide ample time for audience-faculty interaction following each block of 3, 20-minute lectures.
0815 Welcome and introductions – Andrew Morris MD FACC,Professor of Medicine (Cardiology),CME Director, Cardiology
Uses & Abuses of Cardiac Imaging
0830 Cardiac CT in 2020: A lesson in photography 101 – Davinder S. Jassal, MD, FACC, FRCP(C), Professor of Medicine, Radiology, and Physiology and Pathophysiology Section Head, Cardiology University of Manitoba
0850 Echocardiography: How to use wisely? – Kevin Wolfe, Assistant Professor, Cardiology Ward Director, SBGH
0910 How useful is stress exercise testing in men and women? – Robinder Singh MD, FRCPC, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Manitoba , Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation Cardiac Rehabilitation/Preventative Cardiology, WRHA, SBGH Cardiac Sciences
0930 Q & A
Issues Arising in Specific Populations
0950 “My uncle was born with an abnormal valve!” Google says “Needs echo” – Robin A. Ducas, BSc, MD, FRCP(C), Assistant professor of Medicine and Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Science. Medical Director of the Manitoba Adult Congenital Heart Program, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Cardiology, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba
1010 Coronary heart disease-men and women are really different? – Olga Toleva, MD, MPH, FRCPC
1030 Geriatric Cardiology-Is this a new subspecialty? – Jonathan Afilalo, MD, MSc, FACC, FRCPC, Associate Professor, McGill University, Director, Geriatric Cardiology Fellowship Program Division of Cardiology & Centre for Clinical Epidemiology, Jewish General Hospital
1050 Q & A
1110 Cardiac Consultation made Easy-The value of E-consults, phone calls, faxes, letters and Staff Lounge consults – Alexander Singer MB BAO BCh, CCFP, Associate Professor, Director, Research and Quality Improvement, Department of Family Medicine, University of Manitoba
1310 Breakout Room One – Hypertension – Ross Feldman C.M., FAHA, MACP, FRCPC, Provincial Specialty Lead- Cardiac Sciences, Shared Health Manitoba, Medical Director, Cardiac Sciences Program, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, Professor of Medicine, of Physiology & Pathophysiology and of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, University of Manitoba
1310 Breakout Room Two – Atrial fibrillation – Clarence Khoo, MD FRCPC, Assistant Professor of Medicine
1310 Breakout Room Three – Dyslipidemia – Thang Nguyen FRCPC, Assistant professor, St Boniface Lipid Clinic Director
Issues in Valvular heart Disease
1410 Interventions in mitral valve insufficiency? – Andrew Morris MD FACC,Professor of Medicine (Cardiology),CME Director, Cardiology
1430 Interventions in aortic valve stenosis? When & How? – Malek Kass MD, FRCPC, Associate Professor of Medicine and Radiology
1450 What should be done about tricuspid valve insufficiency in the elderly? – Ashish H Shah MD, MD-Res, MRCP, Assistant professor – Department of Internal Medicine / Section of Cardiology, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba
1510 Q & A
Program may be subject to change
View or download:Agenda- Cardiology Day 2020 – Final
Other Health Professionals: $80
*This event is available digitally via Zoom only. You will be emailed connection information prior to the event.
CFPC MAINPRO+ GROUP LEARNING
This 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.
RCPSC MOC 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 6.0 hours.
The University of Manitoba, CPD Medicine Program is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME).
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 continuing medical education programs as accredited learning by selecting the appropriate accrediting body in the member’s on-line professional log.