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  • Jun 1, 20188:00 am - 3:00 pmCollege of Family Physicians of Canada Mainpro+ Group Learning This Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the CPD Medicine Program, University of Manitoba for up to 5.75 Mainpro+ credits. RCPSC Maintenance of Certification Section 1 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 5.75 hours. Pharmacy Credits The College of Pharmacists of Manitoba recognizes learning activities that have been accredited by The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (MOC) and/or The College of Family Physicians of Canada (Mainpro+). Pharmacists can claim these learning activities as accredited in their Professional Development Log.


UM Bannatyne: Basic Medical Sciences Building: Room-Frederic Gaspard Theatre

University of Manitoba, 745 Bannatyne Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3E 0J9

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PLEASE NOTE: This session is part of the annual Fridays at the University Bannatyne Campus Program series. If you have registered for the series, you do not need to register again.



A multidisciplinary presentation will address a broad range of topics ranging from understanding the evidence to the psychology of chronic disease. The program will be fast-paced, with multiple opportunities for audience engagement. Presentations will also address such important topics as vascular assessment, wound microbiology, pressure relief, and diagnosing and managing rashes, blistering and malignant wounds. The day will be wrapped up with a 45-minute session consisting of interactive case discussions.


By attending this program, the attendee will be able to:

  • Formulate an approach to the malignant wound
  • Formulate an approach to known healing wound
  • Select wound products for specific indication
  • Formulate a strategy for the management of ulcerations of venous insufficiency, diabetic foot wounds, and pressure ulceration



07:30 – 08:00            Continental Breakfast and Check-in

08:00 – 08:15 Wound Care:  Keeping It All in Perspective – John Embil/Kathleen Klaasen
08:15 – 08:30 Understanding the Evidence – Sadeesh Srinathan
08:30 – 08:45 Psychology of Chronic Disease – Brigitte Sabourin
08:45 – 09:00 Questions and Answers
09:00 – 09:15 Recognizing and Using Wound Products Appropriately – Sue Poiron/Marina Potenza
09:15 – 09:30 Vascular Assessment and Ankle Brachial Blood Pressure Indices – Gregory Harding
09:30 – 09:45 Understanding the Microbiology Report:  Wound Microbiology – Andrew Walkty
09:45 – 10:00 Questions and Answers
10:00 – 10:15 COFFEE BREAK
10:15 – 10:30 Pressure Ulcer Management: Using Common Sense and Science – Christian Petropolous
10:30 – 10:45 Managing Leg Ulcers: A Practical Approach – Gregory Harding
10:45 – 11:00 The Diabetic Foot:  Investigation, Management and Outcome – John Embil
11:00 – 11:15 Questions and Answers
11:15 – 11:30 The Charcot Foot:  Conservative or Surgical Management? – Brad Pilkey
11:30 – 11:45 Pressure Relief :  The Total Contact Cast and Other Devices – Mike Templeton
11:45 – 12:00 Amputee Rehabilitation:  The First Step towards Success – Patrick Gross
12:00 – 12:15 Questions and Answers
12:15 – 13:15 LUNCH & NETWORKING
13:15 – 13:30 The Rash: Are They All the Same? – Rochelle Van De Velde
13:30 – 13:45 Blistering Disorders:  Recognition and Management – Shane Silver
13:45 – 14:00 Malignant Wounds:  Recognition and Management – Tarek Afifi
14:00 – 14:15 Questions and Answers
14:15 – 15:00 Case Discussions – John Embil et al


Refund Policy

A refund less a $35 administration fee will be given upon written request before May 18, 2018. No refunds will be given after that date.


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