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  • Fridays at the University Bannatyne Campus Program 2019 to 2020Oct 18, 20198:00 am - 1:20 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 4.5 Mainpro+ credits. ID#190529-001 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 4 hours Participants should only claim credit for the actual number of hours attended.

Location

UM Bannatyne: Basic Medical Sciences Building: Room-Frederic Gaspard Theatre

Address:
University of Manitoba, 745 Bannatyne Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3E 0J9

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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

Objectives

  • Participate in a conversation with patients regarding the limitations of recreational DNA testing and the implications of sharing this information. (Communicator, Professional, Medical Expert)
  • Identify how to access genetics consultations and formulate a strategy for integrating access into primary care practice. (Collaborator)
  • Discuss collaborative opportunities when seeking genetic counselling in an outpatient setting. (Collaborator)
  • Explain recent updates in genetic assessments in cardiology and oncology. (Medical Expert)
  • Comprehend new advances in DNA testing for specific populations in Manitoba. (Scholar, Medical Expert)
  • Integrate the most recent updates in newborn screening into daily practice. (Scholar, Medical Expert)
  • Identify the role of the primary care provider in discussing new treatments with patients and how access to these treatments may be facilitated. (Health Advocate, Medical Expert, Collaborator, Communicator)

Agenda

0800 – Registration and continental breakfast

0820 – Welcome

0830 – Recreational DNA Testing – Communicating the Pitfalls and the Sharing of Information of Home Testing – Dr. Tyler Peikes,  MD, FRCPC, FCCMG and Ms.Kristin Gambin, BSc (Hons), MS, CGC

0910 – Accessing Genetics Consultation  – How to Connect with the Experts – Ms. Charity Fan, MSC, CGC

0930 – What Genetic Counselling Can Do – Ms. Charity Fan, MSC, CGC

0950 – Topics in Oncology and Cardiology – Ms. Stephanie Clarke, BSc, MSc, CGC, CCGC

1030 – DNA testing in Manitoba specific populations – new approaches to – Dr. Patrick Frosk, PhD, Mc, FRCPS, FCCMB and Dr. Mahmoud Almutadares

1110 – Lunch and Networking Break

1200 – Newborn Screening – What you Need to Know – MS. Nicole Yang, MS, CGC and Ms. Kristin Gambin, BSc (Hons), MS, CGC

1240 – Access to New Treatments – Dr. Aziz Mhanni MD, FRCPC, FCCMG, FACMG, PhD

 

Registration

Physicians: $195
Other health professionals: $80
Residents/students: $40

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.

Study Credits

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 Mainpro+ credits.
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 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).

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Program Coordinator

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    Amanda Marten

    Program Coordinator, CPD - Medicine
    Office of Continuing Competency and Assessment
    Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
    University of Manitoba
    Tel: 204-789-3547
    Fax: 204-789-3911
    Email: Amanda.Marten@umanitoba.ca