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UM Bannatyne: Basic Medical Sciences Building: Room-Frederic Gaspard Theatre
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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
- 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)
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
Other health professionals: $80
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 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).