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  • COVID19 Clinical Updates - March 31, 2020Mar 31, 202012:00 pm - 1:00 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 1.0 Mainpro+ credits. ID# 192380-001 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 1.0 hour per session. Participants should only claim credit for the actual number of hours attended.
  • COVID19 Clinical Updates - April 14, 2020Apr 14, 202012:00 pm - 1:00 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 1.0 Mainpro+ credits. ID# 192380-002 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 1.0 hour per session. Participants should only claim credit for the actual number of hours attended.

Location

Online: Webinar

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 COVID-19 Clinical Updates


This event is ONLINE ONLY. You will receive a link to connect before each session date. Please Note: A recording of each webinar will be made available to the registrants post event. Stay tuned for details of the next webinar scheduled for April 14 – 12:00 noon.

Overall Objectives

  • Receive an update in the emerging pandemic of Corona virus-SARS2 utilizing short lectures, panel discussions and audience-speaker interaction
  • Understand current evidence pertaining to the Corona virus-SARS2 epidemiology, pathogenicity of the virus, preventative and PPE use, public health management and response, therapeutic options, and pediatric considerations in management
  • Be aware of reputable sources of appropriate evidence and information and guidelines for practice
  • Recall the current messaging and guidance that healthcare providers need to pass onto their patients and the public pertaining to the emerging pandemic of Corona virus-SARS2

March 31/2020, 1200-1300 hours – Virtual Seminar

Agenda

1200-1220 – Philippe Lagace-Wiens, MD, FRCPC, DTM&H: Diagnostics & Surveillance

By the end of this seminar the audience will:

  • Understand the importance of correct test sampling technique to improve sensitivity and specificity
  • Know how to interpret the types of tests available for Corona virus-SARS2
  • Be able to correlate clinical symptoms with test results

1220-1240 – Yoav Keynan, MD, PhD: Therapeutics

By the end of this seminar the audience will:

  • Recognise clinical symptoms of early and advanced disease from Corona virus-SARS2 (COVID19)
  • Select the appropriate therapeutic choices for treatment of COVID19 infection
  • Understand the risks associated with different options of medications for treatment of COVID19

1240-1300 – Q&A section

Study Credits

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 1.0 Mainpro+ credits per session.
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 1.0 hours per session.

Participants should only claim credit for the actual number of hours attended.
The University of Manitoba CPD Medicine Program is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME).

Other Resources

COVID -19 REPORTS
Reports from weekly report was produced by a collaboration of fellows, residents, medical students, faculty leads, and librarians from the University of Manitoba and the Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases community.

MB COVID-19 Report (03-21-2020)

MB-COVID-19-Report-03-27-2020

 

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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