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  • Nov 15, 20198:00 am - 4:00 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 6.0 Mainpro+ credits. ID# 191353-001. :: 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 6.0 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:

Stroke day is a full day of education about stroke and related cerebrovascular diseases. This will include hyper acute, acute, inpatient and outpatient managements of stroke (ischemic and hemorrhagic), stroke prevention at family physician’s office, management of atrial fibrillations and uses of anticoagulation, TIA recognitions and managements, stroke in young, brain images in stroke and an update on stroke rehabilitation.

During the course of Stroke Day, participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Acquire and review clinical knowledge relevant to full family medicine practice.
  • Meet and network with colleagues.

Objectives:

  • Understand the management of young patients with stroke
  • Identify high risk patients presenting with stroke or TIA
  • Understand the Alberta experience in managing stroke and TIA patients with PAF
  • Understand the etiology of primary intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH)
  • Discuss the need of anticoagulation in AF patients
  • Understand the new trials in endovascular stroke treatment
  • Understand the need for speed and streamlined workflow for acute stroke treatment
  • Recognize evidence-based practice in acute stroke in order to improve the referral/transition process

Agenda:

0730  Registration and Coffee
0800  Welcome – Esseddeeg Ghrooda MD, FRCPC

Acute Ischemic Stroke – Hot from the press – Moderator: Jai Shankar MD
0830  IV Thrombolysis-latest evidence   Ashfaq Shuaib MD, FRCPC, FAHA, FAAN, FANA
0855  Endovascular Thrombectomy (EVT)-latest evidence   James McEachern MD, FRCPC
0920  Stroke Unit-evidence   Gord Gubitz MD, FRCPC
0945 15 Minute Panel Discussion – with a case presentation

1000  Break

Stroke-Hemorrhage/Children/System – Moderator: Joe Silvaggio BSc, MD, FRCSC
1015  ICH-Anticoagulation   Anurag Trivedi MD, FRCPC
1040  SAH   Zul Kaderali, MD FRCSC
1105  Stroke in Children   Mubeen Rafay MB.BS, FCPS, MSc
1130  Advancing Stroke Systems of Care in Canada: Reflections on Progress in Manitoba   Patrice Lindsay RN, PhD
1150  10 Minute Panel Discussion

1200  Lunch & (Residents Panel 12:15-12:30)

Stroke Prevention – Moderator: Brian Schmidt, MD, FRCPC
1300  Atrial Fibrillation-management/anticoagulation   Gord Gubitz MD, FRCPC
1325  TIA/Minor Stroke   Ashfaq Shuaib MD, FRCPC, FAHA, FAAN, FANA
1350  Carotid Stenosis-management   Arturo Tamayo MD
1415  15 Minute Panel Discussion

1430  Break

Miscellaneous – Moderator: Arturo Tamayo. MD
1445  Imaging in Stroke-latest evidence   Jai Shankar, MD
1505  Rehab (early and late) in Stroke-latest evidence   Sepideh Pooyania, MD, FRCPC
1525  Update (tips and pointers to improve patient care)   Angela Robinson, MD
1545 10 Minute Panel Discussion
1600  Evaluations and Closing   Esseddeeg Ghrooda, MD, FRCPC

(Topics may be subject to change.)

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Study Credits

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 6.0 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 6.0 hours.

Participants should only claim credit for the actual number of hours attended.

Registration:

This event is also available via MBTelehealth sites throughout Winnipeg and Manitoba.  Please check your site for availability and reserve prior to registering.

Physician: $200

Nurse Practitioner/Nurse: $75

Other Health Professional: $75

Resident/Student: $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. Please specify your attendance at checkout. 

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Program Coordinator

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    Karyn Iversen

    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: Karyn.Iversen@umanitoba.ca