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Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Recertification Course is organized by Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and will be held during Apr 24 - 25, 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.
Apr 25 - 29, 2018 | CME 34.00 | USD $980 | Pain Medicine
Vancouver, British Columbia
American Academy of Pain Medicine 34th Annual Meeting : Managing Acute And High-Impact Chronic Pain Through Multidisciplinary Care is organized by American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) and will be held during Apr 25 - 29, 2018 at Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The target audience for this medical event is Clinicians treating patients in pain. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 34 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. CREDIT INFORMATION : 34th Annual Meeting: AAPM designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Pain Medicine Best Practices: Integrative Solutions for Critical Challenges Preconference: AAPM designates this live activity for a maximum of 9 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Interdisciplinary/Multidisciplinary Pain-Based Care Preconference: AAPM designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Attendees cannot receive credit for simultaneous sessions. CONFERENCE DESCRIPTION : Meeting Theme is "Managing Acute & High-Impact Chronic Pain Through Multidisciplinary Care." The meeting will be designed to provide key stakeholders – especially physicians and members of their treatment teams – with the skills and knowledge necessary to more fully incorporate multidisciplinary care into their practices in order to improve care and optimize patient outcomes. Payer and other stakeholders’ perspectives will also be included. CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS : • Team based interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary, and stepped care models of treatment • Integrating state of the art interventional procedures within a comprehensive pain management treatment plan (i.e. spine injection procedures, peripheral nerve injections, neuromodulation) • Physical and occupational therapies • Non-opioid and opioid pharmacotherapy, including addiction and substance abuse treatment • Behavioral health interventions (i.e. cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness based stress reduction) • Exercise, patient education, and wellness regimens • Musculoskeletal care (i.e. soft tissue injections, ultrasound guided procedures) • Comprehensive physical and psychosocial patient assessments • Practice guidelines and updates on the National Pain Strategy. CONFERENCE OBJECTIVES ARE : • describe recent advances in research, clinical best practices, patient management, practice management, and the diagnosis and treatment of patients in pain to pain medicine clinicians. • assess the most up-to-date scientific developments and clinical best practices in the field of pain medicine. • review the wide range of treatment therapies available to help patients suffering from pain and pain-related psychosocial dysfunction regain their quality of life. • assess, treat, and improve outcomes for patients suffering from multiple types of pain through the use of evidence-based, integrative/ multidisciplinary pain management strategies and patient-centered treatment plans. • improve patient safety and decrease the rate of opioid- and pain analgesic–related adverse events.
Saskatchewan Research Day is organized by Dietitians of Canada (DC) / Les Dietetistes du Canada and will be held on Apr 26, 2018 at Marquis Hall Events Centre, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Conference Description : This annual event highlights and celebrates the 4th year nutrition students’ practice-based research project presentations as well as presentations by leading experts in food and nutrition. New this year is the opportunity to showcase a research poster or display resources as part of the dietitian resource tables. The Saskatchewan Dietitians Association (SDA) celebrates 60 years in 2018! To celebrate this milestone, they will be hosting an evening reception following Research Day. Please note registration for SDA’s celebration is separate from Research Day. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 26 - 29, 2018 | USD $750 | Immunology and Microbiology
Clinical Immunology Society (CIS) Annual Meeting is organized by Clinical Immunology Society (CIS) and will be held during Apr 26 - 29, 2018 at Sheraton Centre Hotel, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Course is organized by Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and will be held during Apr 26 - 28, 2018 at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The target audience for this medical event is doctors and residents who care for injured patients. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 8 Mainpro-C credits (or 17 Mainpro-M1 credits) per course. Conference Description : The Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) program is designed to teach a systematic, concise approach to the care of a trauma patient. ATLS course is developed by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Committee on Trauma. • Focus on a safe, reliable method for assessing and initially managing the trauma patient. • Teaches medical core content in an interactive format. • Hands-on skills sessions in simulated trauma settings. ○ Assess patient’s condition rapidly and accurately. ○ Resuscitate and stabilize patient according to priority. ○ Determine if patient’s needs exceed a facility’s capabilities. ○ Arrange appropriately for patient’s definitive care. ○ Ensure that optimum care is provided. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Canadian Association of Radiologists (CAR) 81st Annual Scientific Meeting is organized by Canadian Association of Radiologists (CAR) and will be held during Apr 26 - 29, 2018 at Le Centre Sheraton Hotel, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The target audience for this medical event is all general and subspecialty radiologists as well as radiology residents whose work involves performing or interpreting images, determining appropriateness and using advanced equipment and tools to help guide therapeutic decision-making and help improve clinical outcomes. Learning Objectives : - After attending this conference, attendees will be able to: • Discuss the importance of radiologists maintaining an active role on clinical teams. • CanMEDS roles: Collaborator, Communicator, Health Advocate, Leader, Professional • Discuss the recent changes that have occurred in imaging as a result of the implementation of artificial intelligence, deep learning, and machine learning in imaging workflows. • CanMEDS roles: Health Advocate, Leader, Professional • Discuss the opportunities of big data and artificial intelligence to improve on the diagnostic performance and predictive value of imaging. • CanMEDS Roles: Communicator, Health Advocate, Scholar • Define the role and utilization of advanced technology in clinical imaging. • CanMEDS Roles: Communicator, Leader, Medical Expert • Discuss how imaging can help inform therapeutic decision making that help improve outcomes. • CanMEDS Roles: Health Advocate, Leader • Identify strategies to engage in academic activities and contribute to the academic life of a Radiology department. • CanMEDS role: Professional, Leader, Scholar Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 26 - 26, 2018 | USD $508.5 | Oncology
Canadian Association of Medical Oncologists (CAMO) Annual Scientific Meeting 2018 is organized by Canadian Association of Medical Oncologists (CAMO) and will be held on Apr 26, 2018 at Chelsea Hotel, Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The target audience for this medical event is Oncologists. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 26 - 26, 2018 | USD $250 | Critical Care Medicine
McMaster Critical Care Update is organized by McMaster University and will be held on Apr 26, 2018 at Hamilton Convention Centre, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The target audience for this medical event is Clinicians and Trainees from Acute Care Areas, including Community ICUs, Academic ICUs, Emergency Rooms and Hospitals, Acute Care Specialists and Trainees, Family Physicians, Critical Care RNs, Respiratory Therapists and Other Critical Care Professionals. Learning Objectives : By attending this activity, through a variety of interactive and informative sessions, participants will be able to: • Apply a practical approach to the diagnosis and management of common problems encountered in the critical care setting • Integrate updates in evidence-based practice to enhance patient care • Identify recent advances and controversies incritical care medicine Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 26 - 29, 2018 | USD $750 | Infectious Disease
Vancouver, British Columbia
27th Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research (CAHR 2018) is organized by Canadian Association for HIV Research (CAHR) and will be held during Apr 26 - 29, 2018 at The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available
Apr 27 - 27, 2018 | CME 5.50 | Mental Health and Law
Women's Mental Health Day Conference is organized by University of Calgary - Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development and will be held on Apr 27, 2018 at Clarion Hotel & Conference Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. COURSE OVERVIEW: The main objective of this annual conference is to educate our colleagues regarding the identification, prevention and intervention of mental health disorders in pregnancy and postpartum. This is also an opportunity for sharing ideas and networking with colleagues from a range of backgrounds including health practitioners (e.g. psychiatrists, physicians, nurses, social workers, clinical staff), other health professionals, researchers and academics. COURSE OBJECTIVES: The intent of the conference is for participants to: • enumerate the effects of cannabis use in pregnancy • develop prenatal counselling skills about cannabis • enumerate the effects of cannabis on perinatal mental health (PMH) disorders • articulate effective motivational interviewing strategies pertinent to cannabis use in the perinatal mental health population • identify and explain the influence of maternal adverse childhood experiences (ACES) on maternal and child health in the prenatal, pregnant and postpartum population • describe and use the principles of compassion therapy in the perinatal population • enhance clinical identification and management skills of PMH CREDITS: Mainpro+ Group Learning – 5.5 credits MOC Section 1 – 5.5 credits WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Physicians, Nurses, Social Workers and Other Healthcare Professionals Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.