Narrative Medicine Course (Webinar)

Sponsored by the Gold Humanism Honor Society, the Alan Klass Medical Humanities Program and the Office of Educational and Faculty Development   Description: This course teaches narrative medicine by engaging you as a reader, writer, and medical professional with narrative materials drawn from various literary genres, much of which has medical themes. Positive health outcomes…

Writing for Your Professional Life: Developing a Teaching Philosophy Statement – September 28, 2021 (Webinar)

The Office of Educational and Faculty Development is offering a writing skills workshop series for the purpose of assisting faculty in developing the narrative components of their academic dossiers and portfolios.  In this interactive workshop, participants will receive specific tools, guidance and support as they define their teaching philosophy.   Learning Objectives: After completing this…

Emergency Medicine Procedural Sedation October 14 2021 PM

Description: This simulation course offers a unique hands-on perspective on learning procedural sedation and analgesia, using a case-based format that is specifically tailored to emergency medicine.  Course consists of pre-reading material, 1  hour didactic interactive lecture and 2 hours of hands-on practice with simulated cases and includes management of complications. Objectives: List indications and contraindications…

Effective Feedback: Writing Narrative Comments. Sept 22, 2021 (Webinar)

Feedback is very welcome!  Does it make sense.  Are the sentences easy to read and do they flow well. Do you get a sense of what the workshop is about?  Including narrative comments when completing formative assessment (feedback) or summative assessments (grades) provide rich information to guide student’s professional growth and developing professional identity.  Numeric…

Skills Workshop 2021 2022 Suturing Techniques 

**As part of our efforts to ensure the health and safety of our community, staff, students and faculty, and in alignment with University of Manitoba policy, effective Tuesday September 14, 2021 anyone visiting the Bannatyne Campus will be required to provide proof of vaccination (vaccination card or QR code) before entering the campus. CPD Event…

Skills Workshop 2021 2022 EKG Refresher

**As part of our efforts to ensure the health and safety of our community, staff, students and faculty, and in alignment with University of Manitoba policy, effective Tuesday September 14, 2021 anyone visiting the Bannatyne Campus will be required to provide proof of vaccination (vaccination card or QR code) before entering the campus. CPD Event…

Opioid Agonist Therapy 101 Introduction to Clinical Practice June 9 and 10 2022 Winnipeg MB

**As part of CPSM’s efforts to ensure the health and safety of our community, staff, visitors and faculty, and in alignment with the current policy of the University of Manitoba, our valued partner in hosting this continued professional development event, anyone attending the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba’s offices in Winnipeg for this…

Opioid Agonist Therapy 101 Introduction to Clinical Practice May 12 and 13 2022 Thompson MB

This workshop will arm you with new knowledge and skills around opioid addiction and the resources available to support this vulnerable patient population; it is a prerequisite training requirement in order to prescribe or dispense methadone and buprenorphine/ naloxone in Manitoba. Broad Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this workshop, participants will: Have acquired the…

Opioid Agonist Therapy 101 Introduction to Clinical Practice April 14 and 15 2022 Winnipeg MB

**As part of CPSM’s efforts to ensure the health and safety of our community, staff, visitors and faculty, and in alignment with the current policy of the University of Manitoba, our valued partner in hosting this continued professional development event, anyone attending the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba’s offices in Winnipeg for this…

Opioid Agonist Therapy 101 Introduction to Clinical Practice January 27 and 28 2022 Winnipeg MB

**As part of CPSM’s efforts to ensure the health and safety of our community, staff, visitors and faculty, and in alignment with the current policy of the University of Manitoba, our valued partner in hosting this continued professional development event, anyone attending the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba’s offices in Winnipeg for this…

Introduction to SAS for Absolute Beginners (ONLINE), September 2021

***Workshop dates have been changed to Thurs Sept 16, Fri Sept 17, Thurs Sept 23, Fri Sept 24***   Description: SAS is a powerful programming language used throughout academia and business. It offers a syntax-based environment for data management, graphics, simple and advanced statistical analyses, and reproducible workflows. Objectives: This workshop is intended for those…

R for Data Visualization (ggplot2), ONLINE, November 2021

Please only register for this event if you are using the tidyverse. As registration for the R for Absolute Beginners workshop is now full and, as this is a prerequisite to register for this workshop, registration for this event is now limited to those who are already using the tidyverse. Please contact the event organizers…

R for Data Wrangling, ONLINE, October 2021

Please only register for this event if you are using the tidyverse. As registration for the R for Absolute Beginners workshop is now full and, as this is a prerequisite to register for this workshop, registration for this event is now limited to those who are already using the tidyverse. Please contact the event organizers…

R for Basic Statistics (ONLINE), November 2021

Please only register for this event if you are using the tidyverse. As registration for the R for Absolute Beginners workshop is now full and, as this is a prerequisite to register for this workshop, registration for this event is now limited to those who are already using the tidyverse. Please contact the event organizers…

Skills Workshop 2021 2022 Diabetic Foot

A practical workshop focused on in-office assessments, effective office, bedside and community interventions, and developing a plan for long-term management of diabetic foot ulcers. Objectives: At the conclusion of this learning event, participants will be able to: Determine etiology of diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) recognizing neuropathies, infection & vascular impairment. Recognize the features of acute…

Skills Workshop 2021 2022 Opioid Agonist Therapy OAT

A primer for Opioid Agonist Therapy, focusing on the core approaches to managing and prescribing Suboxone and Methadone. An excellent start to understanding OAT through case discussion and didactic teaching.   Objectives: At the conclusion of this learning event, participants will be able to: Identify opioid use disorder in primary care. Explain the model of…

Baby Steps 2021

  Actionable and realistic care strategies for the substance-involved pregnancy. A co-presentation of Obstetrics, Midwifery, Addiction Medicine, Neonatology, Nursing, Indigenous Health, Psychiatry, Social Work, Pharmacy and Clinical. Research hosted by Manitoba iMAPLES   Join us for a day of interprofessional collaboration, addressing a growing area of need in our communities, including people with lived experience.…

Skills Workshop 2021 2022 CBT Primer

A case-based, hands-on workshop that will enhance your ability to incorporate cognitive therapy techniques in everyday practice. Objectives: At the conclusion of this learning event, participants will be able to: Explain the evidence that supports the use of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) in primary care List the clinical conditions for which CBT is indicated Explore…

Pediatric Biweekly Program 2021-2022

Description This interactive discussion series of 18 one-hour sessions, is conducted for the benefit of the practicing pediatrician. The topics chosen will be introduced by a guest expert. This introduction will be followed by a discussion and question and answer period based on problems brought from the practice of the participants. It is the collective…

Thompson Community Based CPD Program 2021-2022

Description 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…

Steinbach Community Based CPD Program 2021-2022

Description 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…

Morden Winkler Community Based CPD Program 2021-2022

Description 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…

Fridays at the University Addictions Update – October 15, 2021

This session will be available by online only October 15, 2021 Agenda 0830   Update: Severe STI Outcomes – Pierre J. Plourde MD, FRCPC 0920   The 7th Wave: Managing Alcohol Use in the Community – Erin Knight MD, CFPC, ISAM 1010   Benzodiazepines and the new CPSM Standard of Practice– Marina Reinecke MBChB, CCFP (AM), ISAM 1100…

Fridays at the University Dermatology Day- November 5, 2021

This session will be available by online only November 5, 2021 – Dermatology Day Agenda TBA   Objectives TBA Registration Physicians: $175 Other health professionals: $75 Residents/students: $30 This event is available via livestream. You will be emailed connection information prior to the event. Only paid registrants can receive credits and access speakers’ presentations post-event.…

Fridays at the University Nephrology for Primary Care- December 3, 2021

This session will be available by online only December 3, 2021 – Nephrology for Primary Care Agenda TBA   Objectives TBA Registration Physicians: $175 Other health professionals: $75 Residents/students: $30 This event is available via livestream. You will be emailed connection information prior to the event. Only paid registrants can receive credits and access speakers’…

Fridays at the University Diagnostics Day – January 14, 2022

This session will be presented in a format consistent with UM policies and Public Health regulations as determined closer to session date. January 14, 2022 – Diagnostics Day Agenda TBA Objectives TBA Registration Physicians: $175 Other health professionals: $75 Residents/students: $30 This event is available via livestream. You will be emailed connection information prior to…

Fridays at the University Hot Topics – February 11, 2022

This session will be presented in a format consistent with UM policies and Public Health regulations as determined closer to session date. February 11, 2022 – Hot Topics Agenda TBA Objectives TBA Registration Physicians: $175 Other health professionals: $75 Residents/students: $30 This event is available via livestream. You will be emailed connection information prior to…

Fridays at the University Ophthalmology Day – March 4, 2022

This session will be presented in a format consistent with UM policies and Public Health regulations as determined closer to session date. March 4, 2022 – Ophthalmology Day Agenda TBA Objectives TBA Registration Physicians: $175 Other health professionals: $75 Residents/students: $30 This event is available via livestream. You will be emailed connection information prior to…

Fridays at the University Metabolic Day – May 6, 2022

This session will be presented in a format consistent with UM policies and Public Health regulations as determined closer to session date. May 6, 2022 – Metabolic Day Agenda TBA Objectives TBA Registration Physicians: $175 Other health professionals: $75 Residents/students: $30 This event is available via livestream. You will be emailed connection information prior to…

Fridays at the University Pediatric Updates – June 3, 2022

This session will be presented in a format consistent with UM policies and Public Health regulations as determined closer to session date. June 3, 2022 – Pediatric Updates Agenda TBA Objectives TBA Registration Physicians: $175 Other health professionals: $75 Residents/students: $30 This event is available via livestream. You will be emailed connection information prior to…

Fridays at the University Bannatyne Campus Program 2021 to 2022

This session will be presented in a format consistent with UM policies and Public Health regulations as determined closer to session date.   This series consists of eight (8) full day sessions held online. The sessions are targeted toward urban family physicians, Royal College fellows, and other primary care health providers. Fridays at the University offers…

Intro to Lasers and Their Uses in Cosmetic Dentistry

Description Creating beautiful smiles can be somewhat challenging when faced with replacing missing teeth, malpositioned teeth, gummy smiles and much more. Fortunately, technology, specifically hard and soft tissue lasers, can make our jobs that much easier and efficient. This course will highlight the many uses of hard and soft tissue lasers in creating beautiful smiles.…

Restorative Techniques Certification for Dental Hygienists 2022

Course Description Designed specifically for dental hygienists, participants of this course will acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to place technically-sound and clinically acceptable dental restorations using a variety of restorative materials. In preparation for the course, registrants must complete a six-week self-study period using the required textbook and laboratory manual. Participants will receive prepared…

Introduction to Botulinum Toxin and Dermal Fillers in Dentistry

Description Injectable substances have been used to treat certain clinical entities as well as enhance cosmetic outcomes.  Botox was used early by ophthalmologists, Jean and Alistair Carruthers in the late 1980’s and was approved for cosmetic use in 2002.  Its use was pioneered in 1978 for blepharospasm by Dr Alan B. Scott then expanded by the…

Neonatal Resuscitation Program NRP – December 13, 2021

**As part of our efforts to ensure the health and safety of our community, staff, students and faculty, and in alignment with University of Manitoba policy, effective Tuesday September 14, 2021 anyone visiting the Bannatyne Campus will be required to provide proof of vaccination (vaccination card or QR code) before entering the campus. CPD Event…

Neonatal Resuscitation Program NRP – October 6, 2021

**As part of our efforts to ensure the health and safety of our community, staff, students and faculty, and in alignment with University of Manitoba policy, effective Tuesday September 14, 2021 anyone visiting the Bannatyne Campus will be required to provide proof of vaccination (vaccination card or QR code) before entering the campus. CPD Event…

Cardiology Day 2021

This event will be held online only Description Cardiovascular disease continues to be a major disease burden in terms of both mortality and health related quality of life, and is an important source of health inequalities between populations in Canada. This one-day program will provide an overview of controversies and uncertainties in the areas of…

The Essentials of the Oral Pathology Experience

Description This course will present an interesting potpourri of a wide range of oral pathology cases from my practice in Winnipeg. It covers a variety of conditions encountered in general and specialty dental practices. General dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, specialists, denturist, ENT physicians and even family physicians encounter oral lesions in their day-to-day clinical…

Review of Head and Neck Anatomy

Description This course is aimed to provide a dense anatomical review related to the structures of the oral cavity. Perfect for any person working in the dentistry profession, the main objective of this course is to stress the importance of anatomical structures and use them as landmarks in dental practice, thereby bridging both subjects. Included…

Cone Beam Computed Tomography Imaging and Endodontics for the General Dentists

Description Endodontic diagnosis depends, in part, on radiographic assessment. Endodontic treatment is guided by radiographic images. Intraoral and panoramic radiography have the limitation of providing two-dimensional representations of three-dimensional anatomic structures. These technologies have been augmented by the introduction of limited field of view, high-resolution Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT). The advent of CBCT has…

Local Anesthetic Technique Certification for Dental Hygienists

Description This course is designed for dental hygienists who would like to become competent in the administration of both block and infiltration local anesthesia. Emphasis is placed on the mechanisms of pain and a thorough understanding of the pharmacology of drugs used in dentistry and their interactions with the patient’s current medical conditions and medications.…

Cone Beam Computed Tomography Radiology Technique for Dental Hygienists and Dental Assistants

Description The advent of CBCT (cone beam computed tomography) has revolutionized dental imaging. Most dental clinics that perform surgical procedures employ CBCT in their practice. The image acquisition is mostly performed by the hygienists and dental assistants.  It is important to recognize that the dose from CBCT is almost four to eight times greater than…