Upcoming Medical Conferences in CanadaSearch Criteria : Canada
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Recertification Course is organized by Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and will be held during Jun 19 - 20, 2018 at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. CME Credits: • MAINPRO Credits (CFPC): Eligible for 0.5 Mainpro-C credits per hour of participation. A copy of your certification card needs to be submitted. • MAINPORT Credits (RCPSC): Eligible for credit under Section 2 (Self-Learning Activities) "Traineeship". Enter the number of hours you participated in the course (these will be doubled in your credits). Course Prerequisites: • Must have a current Heart & Stroke Foundation ACLS provider course completion card (a grace period of 6 months post-expiry is accepted) • Complete the Pre-course Self-Assessment. Requires a passing score of 70% or higher to print certificate. • Be Proficient in the following: • Performing high-quality BLS skills • Reading and interpreting electrocardiograms (ECGs) • Be able to identify rhythms associated with bradycardia, tachycardia, and pulseless arrest (ventricular fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia, asystole). Course Completion Card: • ACLS Course Completion Card is issued by the Heart & Stroke Foundation • Completion card valid for two years from date of issue • Completion card is accessible by logging onto student account on Heart & Stroke Portal Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jun 19 - 19, 2018 | CME 8.00 | USD $150 | Orthopedics
Advanced Hand Seminar is organized by AO North America and will be held on Jun 19, 2018 at Jasper Park Lodge, Jasper, Alberta, Canada. The target audience for this medical event is Senior residents, fellows, practicing surgeons. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Conference Description : This course is designed to allow you to interact with faculty to maximize your ability to care for patients with challenging hand fractures. Participants will systematically analyze hand fractures, complications and complex trauma, discuss treatment plans and outcomes in small group discussions with hand experts. Treatment plans will be based on fracture management principles rather than upon anyone implant, group of implants or singular universal technique. This interactive course will increase your knowledge and confidence in managing hand trauma patients. These AO Principles will be stressed: • Anatomic reduction. • Stable fixation. • Preservation of the blood supply. • Functional aftercare. • Early mobilization. Conference Objectives are : • Differentiate between management of non-operative fractures and fractures that need operative stabilization. • Describe the indications for internal fixation of hand and wrist fractures, and the criteria for implant selection. • Identify alternative fixation methods and their role in fracture management. • Explain the importance of soft tissue preservation in the operative management of unstable hand fractures. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jun 19 - 23, 2018 | CME 31.00 | Plastic Surgery
Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons (CSPS) 72nd Annual Meeting is organized by Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons (CSPS) and will be held during Jun 19 - 23, 2018 at Jasper Park Lodge, Jasper, Alberta, Canada. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 31.0 credit hours. Each year, close to 300 Canadian Plastic Surgeons and trainees attend the CSPS Annual Meeting to network, share information with one another, and to learn from their colleagues and experts presenting as part of a world-class scientific program. Additional Details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jun 19 - 22, 2018 | CME 20.00 | Oncology
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Cancer Dormancy and Residual Disease Course is organized by American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and will be held during Jun 19 - 22, 2018 at Hyatt Regency Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The target audience for this medical event is physicians, cancer biologists, PhDs, and MSc trainees in cell biology, cancer biology, and bioengineering at managing recurrences in both solid and liquid tumors. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Conference Objectives are : - • Identify an alternate paradigm of tumor progression whereby metastases arise from cells that disseminate from the primary site at any stage of primary tumor progression and evolve independent from the primary tumor (i.e., parallel progression models). • Assess basic mechanisms that control residual disease dormancy onset, maintenance and reactivation. • Distinguish the different clinical scenarios where MRD may be studied in a dormant state in liquid and solid cancers. • Evaluate the potential therapeutic opportunities and to elaborate upon the potential biological targets to treat dormant MRD in different cancers. • Identify potential imaging and diagnostic opportunities to detect and monitor MRD in dormant or reactivating states. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jun 19 - 19, 2018 | CME 7.25 | USD $195 | Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
AOCMF Management of Facial Trauma is organized by AO North America and will be held on Jun 19, 2018 at Jasper Park Lodge, Jasper, Alberta, Canada. The target audience for this medical event is primarily designed for surgeons in training in the fields of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Otolaryngology, Plastics and Reconstruction, Ophthalmology and Oculoplastics. Practicing surgeons may also find this course beneficial. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Conference Description : The Management of Facial Trauma course is designed to equip surgeons with the state-of-the-art skills and techniques for treating and managing CMF fractures from trauma, as well as congenital defects, secondary correction of injuries and aesthetic reconstruction. Highlights of the course will include sessions on anatomy, biomechanics, surgical approaches and principles of internal fixation of the mandible and midface. Experts in the field of CMF Surgery will compare and contrast current methods and provide indications for the use of these techniques. The modular course format will focus on the craniomaxillofacial patient in a conceptual case study and practical exercise format. Participants in small groups will rotate through each module over the one-day course. Conference Objectives are : Diagnose facial injury through history, physical examination and diagnostic investigations. Formulate a treatment plan (operative and non operative). Perform the specific treatment for facial trauma. Modify the treatment plan when necessary. Manage patient follow-up and rehabilitation. Identify and manage complications. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jun 20 - 23, 2018 | CME 28.00 | USD $1900 | Dermatology
Canadian Dermatology Association (CDA) 93rd Annual Conference is organized by Canadian Dermatology Association (CDA) / Association canadienne de dermatologie (ACD) and will be held during Jun 20 - 23, 2018 at The Westin Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 28 hours of accredited CME programming. Conference Overview: The CDA’s Conference Committee has worked hard to create a conference program highlighting the latest scientific and clinical knowledge in our field. The event also includes innovative new sessions designed to expand our thinking, broaden our horizons and expand our networks. Of course, no CDA Annual Conference would be complete without a showcase of Canadian and international experts in dermatology who have been invited to share their latest scientific and clinical knowledge. This really is your conference and the impactful scientific sessions and stimulating social program have been crafted by the Annual Conference Committee based on the suggestions we have received from members. This year you can look forward to: • Workshops on the latest in dermatological care focusing on medical, surgical, cosmetic and professional interests; • Connecting with colleagues in all areas of dermatology with joint meetings of the Skin Research Group of Canada and the National and International Contact Dermatitis Research Groups; • Innovative educational program including the popular tips session and a new exam preparation session for residents; • Speed networking and other socializing opportunities with your peers Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available
Jun 21 - 23, 2018 | CAD $3145 | Orthopedics
Victoria, British Columbia
The 2018 Canadian Orthopaedic Association (COA) / Canadian Orthopaedic Research Society (CORS) / Canadian Orthopaedic Resident's Association (CORA) Annual Meetings are organized by Canadian Orthopaedic Association (COA) and will be held during Jun 20 - 23, 2018 at The Empress, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Continuing Medical Education & Certificate of Attendance: The COA & CORS Annual Meeting is approved as an Accredited Group Learning Activity under Section 1 and Section 3 of the Framework of Continuing Professional Development options for the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The participant will receive one credit per hour for activities attended in this program. This Conference has 2 venue's Fairmont Empress Hotel and Victoria Conference Centre, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine for Primary Care: Gastro/Neuro/Rheum is organized by Medical Education Resources (MER) and will be held during Jun 22 - 24, 2018 at Chateau Frontenac, Quebec, Canada. The target audience for this medical event is office-based primary care providers and other health professionals with updates in primary care medicine. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 11.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this program, participants should be better able to: • Discuss symptoms and treatment of chronic abdominal pain and gastroesophageal reflux in children • List the current treatment options for constipation and gastrointestinal foreign bodies in children • List treatment strategies for pediatric epilepsy, headaches and movement disorders • Describe diagnostic principles and treatment options of juvenile arthritic and connective tissue disorders • Discuss cutaneous signs of rheumatic diseases as well as regional pain syndromes Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Module 3: Cadaver surgical exercises for Implantology is organized by Toronto Institute for Dental Excellence Inc. (TIDE) and will be held during Jun 22 - 24, 2018 at Unice Dental Art Ltd, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Vancouver, British Columbia
Level 4 - Basic Facial Dermal Filler: Vermilion Border, Lips, Naso-Labial Folds, Cheeks, Marionette Lines is organized by Pacific Training Institute for Facial Aesthetics (PTIFA) and will be held during Jun 22 - 23, 2018 at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 32 Credits. Conference Description : This comprehensive introductory facial dermal filler course will review the anatomy, injection treatments and results of cases in Level 1 through 3, and present them in combination with dermal fillers to complete the 3D analysis and rejuvenation of lost volume with cautious, predictable results. This course proudly welcomes Dr. Kimit Rai as the Clinical Director. Prerequisite: It is highly recommended that practitioners have completed Level 3 (Advanced Botulinum Toxin), as the Level 3 course reviews how to relax the muscle in the mid-face – which significantly reduces the amount of filler needed in this area. At a minimum, practitioners must have completed Level 2 (Basic Botulinum Toxin) and have 20 patient cases. Course Topics : • Introduction to Dermal Filler • Foundational Concepts • Intra-Oral Injection Techniques for Vermilion Border, Lips, Nasolabial folds, Interdental Papilla • Clinical Techniques • Complications Conference Objectives are : • Understand the aging process and the integration of the multi-treatment modalities, including botulinum toxin, dermal fillers, lasers and pharmaceuticals • Understand how the use of botulinum toxin can augment filler treatment, decrease the amount of filler required and enhance the longevity of the treatments • Develop a team-oriented 3D analysis and injection set-up • Understand that the initial diagnosis is critical to presenting the multi-treatment rejuvenation options to the patient • Understand how to improve patient care with filler in the vermilion border, lips, interdental papilla, nasolabial folds Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.