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Digitally through the University of Manitoba
This event will be held online only
Stroke day is a half 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 the family physician’s office, management of atrial fibrillations and uses of anticoagulation, TIA recognitions and managements, stroke in the young, brain images in stroke and an update on Stroke Rehabilitation.
During this event the participants will have good opportunity to establish network connections with other colleagues and to have a direct communication with local speakers.
- Approach to patients with TIAs and minor stroke. Also learn about the advanced process of how, who and when we should refer those patients to stroke clinics, from either a family physician clinic and/or emergency department. (Health Advocate, Collaborator, Professional, Leader, Communicator)
- Understand the dilemma with Atrial Fibrillation from identifying and management in TIAs and stroke patients as well as address the uses of anticoagulations. Be aware of stroke mimics and its presentation. Learn about advances in therapy of carotid disease. Also to learn about image findings in stroke. (Health Advocate, Collaborator, Professional, Leader, Communicator, Scholar)
- Identify the rules of Heart and Stroke Foundation in public education and supporting stroke care across the nation. Be aware of high risks of Dementia and cognitive issues in patients with TIAs and stroke, and how to reduce such risks. (Health Advocate, Collaborator, Professional, Leader, Communicator, Scholar)
- Learn about the importance and the valuable services provided by community stroke program in Manitoba. (Communicator, Collaborator, Health Advocate, Professional, Leader)
0800 – Welcome
Panel 1 – Acute Ischemic Stroke – Hot from the press
0815 – IV Thrombolysis- latest evidence – Esseddeeg Ghrooda MD, FRCPC
0830 – Endovascular (EVT)- latest evidence – James McEachern MD, FRCPC
0845 – Stroke protocol in Manitoba (EMS and Emergency Protocols) – Rob Grierson MD
0900 – Panel 1 Q&A
0915 – Break
Panel 2 – Stroke-Hemorrhage/Children/System
0925 – ICH-Anticoagulation – Anurag Trivedi MD, FRCPC,MBBS
0940 – SAH – Joe Silvaggio BSC, MD, FRCSC
0955 – Stroke Mimics – Arturo Tamayo MD, MSc
1010 – Panel 2 Q&A
1025 – Break
Panel 3 – Stroke Prevention
1035 – Atrial fibrillation/anticoagulation – Ali Khadem MD
1050 – TIA/Minor Stroke – Ankur Wadhwa MD
1105 – Carotid stenosis- The role of carotid endarterectomy – Randy Guzman MD
1120 – Panel 3 Q&A
1135 – Imaging in stroke- latest evidence – Jai Shanker MD
1150 – Rehab (return to work & driving) – Sepideh Pooyania MD, FRCPC
1205 – Stroke prevention clinic referral update (tips and pointers to improve patient care) – Angela Robinson
1220 – Panel 4 Q&A
1235 – Adjournment
This agenda is subject to change due to speaker availability and/or unforeseen circumstances.
Allied Health Professionals: $65
This event will be held online. Connection details will be emailed to registered participants 24 hours prior to the event.
As Per CPD Medicine policy, the department requires any refund or cancelation request to be submitted in writing up to fourteen (14) days prior to the program start date . A $50 administrative fee will be withheld to cover transaction and administrative costs. Refund or cancelation requests made less than fourteen (14) days notice may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
This event was co-developed with the CPD Medicine Program, University of Manitoba and was planned to achieve scientific integrity, objectivity and balance.
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 4.25 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 4.25 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).