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  • MEDS Conference January 27 2018Jan 27, 20188:00 am - 4:30 pmThis event was co-developed with the CPD Medicine Program, University of Manitoba and was planned to achieve scientific integrity, objectivity and balance. This 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 6.25 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 6.25 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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Description:

The MEDS Conference is a powerful new education event that casts a critical eye on the balance of benefit and harm of the interventions we prescribe every day. A collaboration between the Max Rady College of Medicine and College of Pharmacy, this full day Saturday event is free of industry support. It features accomplished speakers that will entertain and sharpen your judgement as you make therapeutic decisions for your patients.


Visiting Speakers:

Thomas L. Perry MD, FRCPC
Chair, Education Working Group
UBC Therapeutics Initiative
Department of Anaesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics
University of British Columbia

Dee Mangin MBChB (Otago), DPH (Otago), FRNZCGP (NZ)
David Braley & Nancy Gordon Chair in Family Medicine
McMaster University

Aaron Tejani BSc(Pharm), PharmD
Researcher, Therapeutics Initiative (UBC)
Clinical Assistant Professor,
UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Medication Use Evaluation Pharmacist,
Lower Mainland Pharmacy Services

Visiting via Live Streaming:

James McCormack B.Sc.
B.Sc. (Pharm) PharmD
Professor, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences,
University of British Columbia

Guest Speakers:

Shawn Bugden B.Sc. (Pharm) M.Sc., Pharm.D.
Associate Professor, College of Pharmacy,
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences,
University of Manitoba

Jamie Falk B.Sc. (Pharm), Pharm.D.
Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy,
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences,
University of Manitoba; Clinical Pharmacist,
Department of Family Medicine

Grace Frankel B.Sc.Pharm., PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist – My Health Team, Southern Health

Karen Toews B.Sc. MD, CCFP, FCFP
Family Physician Steinbach Family Medical
Site Lead Steinbach Family Medicine
Enhanced Distributed Education Center,
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences,
Department of Family Medicine, University of Manitoba


Course Objectives:

At the conclusion of this educational activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Acknowledge the strengths and limitations of the medical evidence and clinical practice guidelines for common health conditions.
  • Explore key examples from the past and present to highlight set-backs, advancements, and shifts in therapeutic approaches to the current management of acute and chronic conditions.
  • Understand the responsibility of health professionals to effectively incorporate patient preference and values into therapeutic decision-making.
  • Explore practical approaches to challenging therapeutic issues using clinical evidence and clinician expertise.

Brochure coming soon!

MEDS Agenda


Credits:

This event was co-developed with the CPD Medicine Program, University of Manitoba and was planned to achieve scientific integrity, objectivity and balance.
This 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 6.25 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 6.25 hours.
This program has been accredited for a maximum of 6.25 CEU by the College of Pharmacists of Manitoba. CPhM File No. 18002M.
Participants should only claim credit for the actual number of hours attended.

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Program Coordinator

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    Lenore Chipman

    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: Lenore.Chipman@umanitoba.ca