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  • Cardiology Day 2020Sep 25, 20208:30 am - 3:30 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# ___ 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.

Location

Online: Webinar

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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.

Objectives

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

Agenda

0815     Introductions
Uses & Abuses of Cardiac Imaging
0830     Non-invasive coronary angiograph: Best uses
0850     Echocardiography: How to use wisely?
0910     How useful is stress exercise testing in men and women?
0930     Q & A
Issues Arising in Specific Populations
0950     “My uncle was born with an abnormal valve!” Google says “Needs echo”
1010     Coronary heart disease-men and women are really different?
1030     Geriatric Cardiology-Is this a new subspecialty?
1050     Q & A
Special Lecture
1110     Cardiac Consultation made Easy-The value of E-consults, phone calls, faxes, letters and Staff Lounge consults
1210     LUNCH
Breakout Sessions
1310     Breakout Room One – Hypertension
1310     Breakout Room Two – Atrial fibrillation
1310     Breakout Room Three – Dyslipidemia

Issues in Valvular heart Disease
1410     Interventions in mitral valve insufficiency?
1430     Interventions in aortic valve stenosis? When & How?
1450     What should be done about tricuspid valve insufficiency in the elderly?
1510     Q & A

Program may be subject to change

Registration

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

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