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Apr 21 - 23, 2019 | CE 21.00 | USD $2450 | Vancouver, British Columbia
Implant Prosthodontics and Occlusion for Implantology - Vancouver is organized by The Institute for Dental Excellence (T.I.D.E.) and will be held from Apr 21 - 23, 2019 at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The target audience for this medical event is Prosthodontists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 21 CE credits. Module 5 -The final treatment goals for implant dentistry is to replace or simulate the natural dentition with an artificial implant prosthesis. Our patients desire the benefits of teeth with esthetic, phonetics, masticatory function, comfort and contour. These cases, especially full mouth reconstructions, with implant retained prosthesis can be challenging and time consuming if it is not done properly. Conference Objectives are : • Pre-operative diagnostic record requirements • Step-by-step review of all prosthetic protocols from implant uncovering to final insertion of prosthesis • Open versus close tray impression techniques • Implant provisionalization options with fixed versus removable • Screw versus cement retained options • Implant protected occlusal schemes for single tooth to full mouth fixed and removable implant retained prosthesis • Management protocol for parafunctional habits • Implant prosthetic maintenance requirements • Management of implant prosthetic complications • Hands-on will include: Immediate temporization for implants; locator attachments; verification jigs; open/close tray impressions; and screw vs.cement retained Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 24, 2019 | CME 7.00 | Calgary, Alberta
Cannabis Update is organized by University of Calgary - Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development and will be held on Apr 24, 2019 at Red & White Club, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Who Should Attend: Physicians, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers, Other Health Professionals, Residents and Trainees Credits: Mainpro+ Group Learning – 7.0 credits | MOC Section 1 – 7.0 hours An accreditation application for this program has been submitted to the Canadian Council on Continuing Education. CCCEP Number for Pharmacists: 1180-2018-2635-C-P, CCCEP Number for Pharmacy Technicians: 1180-2018-2636-C-T Course Overview: This course provides evidence-based information about the pharmacology, methods of ingestion, adverse effects across the lifespan, medical uses of cannabis and effects on driving. Participants will learn about the diagnosis and treatment of medical emergencies involving cannabis and how to screen patients for cannabis use and for cannabis use disorder. Also covered are how to determine whether patients have contraindications for cannabis use and the process for authorizing cannabis for medical purposes in appropriate patients. Course Objectives: At the end of this course, learners will be equipped to: • summarize basic information about the pharmacology, methods of ingestion and adverse effects of cannabis and its analogues • discuss the evidence supporting the use of cannabis for medical purposes • describe the types of cannabis-related medical emergencies and their treatment • discuss the effects of cannabis on driving • discuss the effects of cannabis throughout the life span • counsel patients on cannabis use • screen patients for cannabis use disorder and identify appropriate treatment • discuss Alberta Health Services policies around cannabis use in hospital and homecare settings Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 25 - 26, 2019 | Calgary, Alberta
36th Annual Calgary Therapeutics Course is organized by University of Calgary - Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development and will be held from Apr 25 - 26, 2019 at MacEwan Conference & Event Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Who Should Attend: Family Physicians, Specialist Physicians, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, Other Healthcare Professionals. Course Overview: This evidence-based course is designed to introduce family physicians, specialist physicians, pharmacists and nurse practitioners to new medications, new indications for older products and new guidelines for treatment. Current therapeutics controversies are examined and drug and non-drug therapeutic approaches for selected clinical conditions are presented. Course Objectives: At the end of this course, learners will be equipped to: • identify new medications and new indications for “old” products • examine current therapeutic controversies • compare drug and non-drug approaches for selected clinical conditions • discuss the types of evidence used to support the prescribing of one drug instead of another in the same class of drugs Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
15th Annual Canadian Endocrine Update (CEU) Scientific Meeting & the 8th Annual Canadian Endocrine Review Course (CERC)
Apr 26 - 27, 2019 | London, Ontario
15th Annual Canadian Endocrine Update (CEU) Scientific Meeting & the 8th Annual Canadian Endocrine Review Course (CERC) is organized by McMaster University, Continuing Health Sciences Education (CHSE) and will be held from Apr 26 - 27, 2019 at Best Western Plus Lamplighter Inn & Conference Centre, London, Ontario, Canada. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 26 - 27, 2019 | CME 9.00 | USD $384 | Vancouver, British Columbia
Annual Spring Dermatology Review 2019 is organized by University of British Columbia Continuing Professional Development (UBC CPD) and will be held from Apr 26 - 27, 2019 at UBC Robson Square, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The target audience for this medical event is family physicians, dermatologists, allergists & immunologists, registered nurses, residents and students. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 9.0 Points. Conference Description: This one and a half day conference was planned with the Primary Care Physician in mind and will endeavour to provide education in dermatology focusing on practical diagnosis and management. The conference format has been very successful and will continue unchanged with a mixture of 30 minute plenary lectures and small group interactive sessions. The interactive case discussions on the last afternoon are very popular and provide participants the opportunity to share experiences and to question the experts. The conference is the result of collaboration between the UBC Department of Dermatology and Skin Science and the UBC Division of Continuing Professional Development. The speakers are drawn from the teaching faculty of the UBC Department of Dermatology and Community Dermatologists. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 26, 2019 | CAD $450 | Hamilton, Ontario
Clinical Skills in Gynecological Care Standardized Patient Program is organized by McMaster University and will be held on Apr 26, 2019 at McMaster University Medical Centre - Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The target audience for this medical event is Registered Nurses, Registered Practical Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Midwives. Description: The goal of this unique educational program is to provide a practical hands-on learning opportunity for health care professionals in the area of gynecological health. The attendees will have the opportunity to begin to develop the clinical skill set necessary to perform breast and pelvic assessments. As well, this introductory program will cover the current guidelines and sampling techniques used in screening, diagnosis, and follow-up of common gynecological conditions. Objectives: • Provide the learner with an overview of the normal gynecological anatomy. • Review the current clinical guidelines for biologic and cytological screening for common gynecologic conditions. • Provide the learner with an overview of sexually transmitted infections. • Demonstrate the clinical approach to the assessment of the genital tract. • Provide an opportunity for the learner to practice the speculum exam in a supervised educational setting with a gynecological teaching associate who uses their own body as a teaching tool. • Demonstrate the clinical approach to the breast exam and teaching techniques for the breast self-examination (BSE) with a gynecological teaching associate who uses their own body as a teaching tool.
Apr 27 - 28, 2019 | Mainpro+ 8.00 | CAD $480 | Hamilton, Ontario
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Course is organized by McMaster University and will be held from Apr 27 - 28, 2019 at McMaster University Medical Centre - Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The target audience for this medical event is Physicians, Residents, Interns, Nurses, RN (EC)’s, IMGs, PGY1, All Other Health Professionals. Study Credits : This Group Learning program meets the certification criteria for the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by McMaster University, Continuing Health Sciences Education for 8 Mainpro+ credits. Pre-Requisites: • BCLS certification is mandatory. Only a Heart & Stroke HSFO certificate will be accepted. Please bring your BCLS card to be checked upon arrival at the course. • All participants must have a good understanding of cardiac rhythms, being able to identify the most common arrhythmias. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 27 - May 01, 2019 | USD $990 | Toronto, Ontario
Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) Annual Spring Conference is organized by Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) and will be held from Apr 27 - May 01, 2019 at Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The STFM Annual Spring Conference is the nation’s most energized networking forum for family medicine educators, with nearly 400 educational and interactive workshops, seminars, lecture-discussions, papers, hot topic special sessions, and poster presentations. This year’s conference places special emphasis on health equity, curricular and faculty development innovations, family medicine advocacy/policy, scope of practice, and emerging technologies. There are also sessions on curricular and faculty development innovation, meeting accreditation requirements, and promoting student interest. Learn from the success of your peers and exchange ideas with more than 1,600 of your family medicine colleagues. Sessions will cover: • Health equity • Innovation in curriculum and faculty development • Achieving the Triple Aim: better care, better health, lower cost • Meeting accreditation requirements • Technology and how it’s changing education and care • Family medicine advocacy/policy • Scope of practice • Interprofessional practice and education • Emerging technologies • Promoting student interest in family medicine • Payment models • Capacity building, resiliency, and retention of the work force Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 27 - 28, 2019 | CE 12.00 | USD $480 | Winnipeg, Manitoba
Mastery of Chiropractic Principles and Practice is organized by International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA) and will be held from Apr 27 - 28, 2019 at The Fort Garry Hotel, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The target audience for this medical event is open to chiropractors and students: 5th quarter/4th trimester or higher. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12 hours of continuing education credits. Course Description: Explore the multifaceted dynamics of chiropractic family wellness practice. The course will provide you with the tools and systems to create a successful practice congruent with the traditional values of chiropractic philosophy in a contemporary application of chiropractic technique. You will be challenged to develop mastery in every aspect of practice with emphasis on the care of infants and children. Course Goal: Attendees will learn how to create a practice paradigm and develop a practice congruent with chiropractic philosophy, science and art. You'll review concepts and techniques presented in previous seminars and allow refinement and mastery of those skills. Take home the tools to practice with excellence and innovation. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 28 - May 02, 2019 | CME 31.00 | USD $699 | Vancouver, British Columbia
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2019 Annual Meeting is organized by The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) and will be held from Apr 28 - May 02, 2019 at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Accreditation: The CME program for ARVO 2019 will be posted to the Annual Meeting website in late March 2019. The Annual Meeting typically offers over 100 CME sessions and the maximum credit amount ranges from 29 to 31 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Overview: Today, more and more, the research conducted in labs travels the full journey from bench to bedside. Whether you are examining the genetics of disease or the possibilities of a new technology to diagnose, treat, or even prevent an eye condition, this work often begins with a burning question that leads to more questions and answers. Those answers and more questions may journey to a patient’s bedside, for a novel treatment. Still, the treatment may lead to more questions - bringing us back to the bench with more questions. To highlight this important work and its evolving journey, ARVO 2019 will have the theme “From bench to bedside and back.” Educational objectives: After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to: • Discuss the results of basic and clinical ophthalmology investigations and vision research underway, relevant to my area of interest or practice. • Describe new models and methods being used by researchers and practitioners in eye and vision science. • Cite ways in which new research data and methods may influence my research and/or practice. • Discuss prospective advancements in eye and vision research and/or practice Annual Meeting Session Types: • ARVO/Alcon Keynote Sessions • Achievement Award Lectures • Other Award Lectures • Basic/Clinical Lecture • Cross-Sectional Group Sessions • Education Courses (Preconference, Saturday) • Minisymposia • Paper Sessions • Poster Sessions • Special Interest Groups (SIGs) • Special Sessions • Symposia • Workshops ARVO/Alcon Keynote Series: The 2019 opening and closing ARVO/Alcon Keynote Lectures will provide Annual Meeting attendees a chance to dig deep into elements of the meeting theme, From Bench to Bedside and Back, to hear about how scientists are working to better understand genetics in order to address serious and devastating diseases that impact the eye and vision. Opening Keynote: Sunday, April 28, 2019 How cells export proteins and RNA - applications to the treatment of disease by Randy W. Schekman, PhD. Closing Keynote: Thursday, May 2, 2019 Models of translational science to span innovation gaps in academia by Martin Gleave, CM, MD, FRCSC, FACS Education Courses: The Courses will be held on Saturday, Apr 27, 2019. Separate registration is required for all Education Courses. Preliminary information about each course is listed below for your reference. Full-day courses 1. Artificial intelligence - from benchtop to bedside (8 am – 4:30 pm) After attending this educational course, the participant will be able to: • Define AI and related methodologies • Describe the underlying principles of AI • State examples of application of AI in research and medical technology • Summarize challenges associated with AI • Discuss the potential future of AI 2. Diabetic retinopathy: What’s new (8 am – 4:30 pm) After attending this educational course, the participant will be able to: • Recognize the molecular mechanisms of diabetic retinopathy and experimental models • Describe the role of microbiome and diagnostic studies in DR • Review the systemic factors and genetics, and major clinical trials • Manage DR patients based on an approach combining control of systemic factors, laser therapy, pharmacotherapy (anti-VEGF and steroids), and surgical therapies • Communicate updates related to novel therapies and drugs in the pipeline 3. Applying electrophysiological techniques to translational vision research (8 am – 4:30 pm) The content of this course is suitable for basic and clinician scientists who are new to the use of electrophysiological techniques. After attending this educational course, the participant will be able to: • Incorporate electrophysiological measures into their research • Discuss the cellular origins of the responses and their relation to structural and other functional measures of retinal and optic nerve function • Incorporate international standards for recording and interpreting electrophysiologic signals into translational and clinical research Half-day courses 1. Ocular immunology: Fundamentals, disease entities, and future therapeutic opportunities (8:00 am – 12:30 pm) The content of this course is suitable for basic and clinician scientists new to the study of ocular immunology. After attending this educational course, the participant will be able to: • Describe the components of the immune system and immunologic privilege as it pertains to the eye • Discuss key cellular and molecular factors driving pathology in ocular immune/inflammatory conditions • Identify current areas of research on immune modulation and future opportunities for targeted immune-based therapies 2. Statistical methods for correlated eye data (8:00 am – 12:00 pm) After attending this course, participants will be able to: • Recognize research study designs that require statistical methods for correlated eye data • Perform comparisons of groups when the two eyes of an individual are in different groups (or the same group) using simple methods that do not accommodate covariates and more complex model-based methods that do accommodate covariates • Interpret the results of statistical analyses for correlated eye data Research Grant Administrators Program: RGA Program will be held on Tuesday, April 30 is an opportunity for research grant administrators, research directors, grant financial managers, grant writers, and project and clinical trial administrators from schools, labs, institutes and societies to get together to learn, network and discuss. Who should attend? • Individuals involved in grant management or preparation for one or more Principal Investigators • Research directors • Grant financial managers • Grant writers • Project and clinical trial administrators This program assumes the participant has knowledge of basic grant administration concepts and processes. Cross-sectional Group Sessions: These Sessions will be held from, April 28 - 29, 2019. If your interests are not easily defined by just one section, consider these Cross-sectional platform sessions. Symposia: Sunday, April 28, 8 - 10am 1. Approaches to restoring vision: Where are we now? - VN will be held on 2. The potential and pitfalls of big data - CL Thursday, May 2, 8 - 10am 1. The gut-axis: emerging roles of the microbiome in ocular immunity and diseases – RC 2. The single cell revolution: Novel insights and applications for single-cell RNA sequencing in eye research - IM Workshops: Sunday, April 28, 1 - 2:30pm 1. The importance of animal research in the bench to bedside pipeline 2. Win-win collaborations between academic and industry 3. China-ARVO Networking Forum 4. Grant writing: Early career funding opportunities Monday, April 29, 1:15 - 2:45pm 1. NIH-CSR peer review workshop 2. Member-In-Training career forum: Preparing for your future career NOW! 3. Getting published: The light and dark sides… 4. VSS at ARVO – Vision after sight Tuesday, April 30, 7 - 8:30am 1. Breakfast with the experts Wednesday, May 1, 12:15 - 1:45pm 1. Overcoming the challenges of international collaboration in ocular research 2. Ethical challenges and solutions for CRISPR treatment in human eye disorders 3. ARVO/WEAVR - Scientists as entrepreneurs (or How to apply your science to business) 4. Clinician-Scientist forum: How to become a successful clinician-scientist 5. How to tell m (e) y (e) story? Why effective communication is needed now more than ever to increase research funding Thursday, May 2, 12:15 - 1:45am 1. EVER/ARVO - The breadcrumb trail in glaucoma: From biology to the patient 2. Addressing global blindness through international research collaborations – next frontier for 2020 3. Chinese Ophthalmological Society (COS) workshop 4. NEI grants workshop: New NIH regulations concerning human subject and animal research