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In order to address the unique clinical characteristics of each community, the Community Based CPD Program is offered in three locations*: Steinbach, Morden/Winkler and Thompson. A community physician for each location is appointed as program chair . These physicians identify the learning needs of their colleagues and work with the University of Manitoba, CPD Medicine Department to organize these events.
Upcoming program topics include:
Obesity guidelines | Hyperferritinemia- workup | Dyslipidemia- Osteoporosis | STI’s/UTI’s in primary care | Medical Cannabis | Psoriasis | Ethical Dilemmas in Primary Care | Hypertension/CHF Guidelines | AUB | Mood Disorders (Depression, Anxiety, PTSD)
This event is of interest to rural primary care providers, urban practicing family physicians, interprofessional teams and residents.
The Community Based Program is supported by an unrestricted education grant from the MB Healthcare Providers Network.
- Recognize how to identify and workup hyperferritinemia and other blood disorders.
- Interpret and apply the latest recommendations from the obesity guidelines.
- Apply the most recent strategies in diagnosis and management of STI’s, BBI’s and reporting duties to public health.
- Explore common ethical dilemmas in primary care.
- Discuss the latest in diagnosing and managing abnormal uterine bleeding.
Lecture – September 17, 2021
0900 – 1000 Applying new obesity guidelines in primary care – Dr. Jonathan Gabor
1000 – 1100 Work up & management of abnormal uterine bleeding – Dr. Margaret Burnett
1100 – 1110 Stretch break
1110 – 1210 Dyslipidemia guidelines – Dr. Thang Nguyen
1210 – 1314 Lunch break
1315 – 1415 Managing genital discharges and genital ulcers in primary care – Dr. Pierre Plourde
1415 – 1515 Collaboration with traditional healers & indigenous knowledge keepers – Mr. Duke Beardy
This program series offers 4, 1-day sessions on the following dates:
September 17 and December 10, 2021. March 18 (Skills Workshop) and June 17th, 2022.
Physician Single Lecture Session Fee – $175
Allied Health Professional Single Lecture Session Fee – $75
Residents/Students Single Lecture Session Fee – $30
All Registrants Each Workshop Fee – $200
This event is currently being held online. Connection details will be emailed to registered participants 24 hours prior to each event date.
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 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 5.0 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 5.0 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).