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This session will be available by online only – Stay tuned for updated information
This series consists of eight (8) full day sessions held online. The sessions are targeted toward urban family physicians, Royal College fellows, and other primary care health providers. Fridays at the University offers approximately 44 hours of high value, impactful lectures and skills workshops throughout the academic year. Note: the skills workshops are not included in the annual fee.
Annual Registrants may attend any/all of the eight sessions below and in doing so, earn up to 36 credits.
If you do not wish to register as an annual registrant, a single session ticket is available for each session date. To register singly, please look for the individual sessions listed chronologically.
Please refer to our Annual Brochure for a complete list of all upcoming CPD events for 2020-2021.
Topics may be subject to change.
NOTE: Refunds less a $35 administration fee will be given if requested 14 days or more prior to each session date.
OCTOBER 16 – Indigenous Health Day
Traditional medicine | Diabetes | Cultural safety | Palliative care | Perspective of Indigenous health from an Elder and leader
NOVEMBER 13 – Chronic Pain Day
Arthritis – inflammatory and non-inflammatory | Suboxone therapy | DBT | Low back pain | Palliative care | Constipation and abdominal pain
DECEMBER 4 – Geriatric Day
Deprescribing | Assessment of fevers in the elderly | Constipation | The cough in the elderly | Infectious diseases, sepsis and fever in the elderly | Anxiety /dementia/depression – untangling these comorbidities
JANUARY 15 – Women’s Health Day
Review of lesions | PCOS – interpretation of lab results/fertility management | Abnormal uterine bleeding | Perimenopause /premature menopause | Intimate partner violence | Mifepristone and contraceptive management | Modified prenatal appointment schedules
FEBRUARY 12 – Mental Health Day
Resistant depression and anxiety | An approach to insomnia | Navigating psychiatry and psychology services through primary care – who to refer to, how to refer | An approach to the borderline personality patient | Bi-polar
MARCH 5 – Wound Care Day
Vascular assessment | Leg ulcer management | Compression dressings | Wound-care products | Wound management | Common pathogens to consider | Topical vs. oral antibiotics
MAY 7 – Hot Topics
EKG, CXR, and spirometry assessments | Cardiometabolic disease | Duration of dual anti-platelet therapy post-MI and stroke | Updates in fibromyalgia | MAID | Prescribing marijuana
JUNE 4 – Chronic Diseases Day
Updates in COPD and asthma | CHF and cardiovascular care | CKD | HTN and low blood pressure management | Guidelines and updates in chronic care | BPH | Atrial fibrillation
Other health professionals: $325
This event is available via livestream. You will be emailed connection information prior to the event. This event is also available via MBTelehealth sites throughout Winnipeg and Manitoba. Please check your site for availability and reserve prior to registering.
Only paid registrants can receive credits and access speakers’ presentations post-event.
Fridays at the University Bannatyne Campus Program 2020 to 2021
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 4.5 Mainpro+ credits. ID#
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 4.5 hours.
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).