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UM Bannatyne: Basic Medical Sciences Building: Room-Frederic Gaspard Theatre
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This series consists of eight (8) full day sessions held on site at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences. 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 (available soon) for a complete list of all upcoming CPD events for 2019-2020.
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 18 – GENETICS FOR THE FUTURE OF PRIMARY CARE
The old genetics versus the new genetics – the future is here! | Recreational DNA testing | Accessing genetic counselling and what it can do | Prenatal and newborn genetic assessment | Topics in oncology and cardiology | DNA testing in Manitoba-specific populations | Access to new treatments
NOVEMBER 8 – HEPATIC AND GI DISORDERS – CORE CONCEPTS IN CARE
Abdominal pain – the Choosing Wisely diagnostic workup, red flags | Pancreatic enzymes: function, replacement therapy | GI bleed |Liver enzymes | Hepatic cancer update | Hepatitis update | Functional bowel – diarrhea /constipation | Everything you need to know about the gall bladder
DECEMBER 13 – GUIDELINES AND UPDATES IN CHRONIC CARE
CHF Guidelines – clinics | Peripheral oedema – vascular, cardiology, nephrology, hepatology| A nephrologist’s approach to electrolyte imbalance | Neurodegenerative diseases/disorders | Urosepsis | Cannabis | COPD – puffers
JANUARY 10- LIFESTYLE MANAGEMENT 101
Mental Wellbeing Seasonal/affective disorder| Panic disorder| Insomnia| Exercise| Yoga for fall prevention| Low back and knee exercises| The keto diet | Canada’s Food Guide | Intermittent fasting | Mediterranean vs. Dash
FEBRUARY 14 – DEMENTIA, DELIRIUM, AND DRIVING – GERIATRICS UPDATE
Polypharmacy | Primary prevention – “Ageism” | Delirium | Insomnia/sleep disturbances | Depression and isolation | Transitions (GPAT Team & GMHT) | Dementia-criteria, dementia/delirium, comparison, work up, treatments, treatment | Genitourinary symptoms | Driving assessments in the elderly
MARCH 6 – 15-MINUTE CONSULTATIONS FOR COMMON AILMENTS
18 topics in ONE DAY! Some highlights of the day include: lab result interpretations | EKG interpretations | Endocarditis diagnosis | Management of the diabetic foot | Management of the vaccine hesitant parent | Syphilis treatment |Travel vaccinations | acute and chronic sinusitis | HIV in your office
APRIL 3 – An APPROACH TO COMMON SYMPTOM PRESENTATIONS
Approach to workups and referrals for cough – respiratory vs. GI vs. ENT | Headaches and facial pain – neurology vs. ENT vs. dental/TMJ | Neuropathic vs. somatic pain | Palliative vs. non-cancer pain | Acute vs. chronic pain
JUNE 5 – ENDOCRINOLOGY DAY
Osteoporosis: treatments, screenings, drug holiday | Para-thyroid | Diabetes-therapeutic update | Evidence in DM therapeutic | DKA I the ER | Thyroid storm – endocrine emergencies | Immunotherapy outcomes in endocrinology | Obesity therapy | Gestational diabetes: metformin use | Hypogonadism
Other health professionals: $385
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.
Only paid registrants can receive credits and access speakers’ presentations post-event.
Fridays at the University Bannatyne Campus Program 2019 to 2020
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 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 4.5 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).