Medical Disorders in Pregnancy

Accreditation
Target Audience:

Obstetricians, family physicians, perinatologists, internists and subspecialists, obstetric anesthesiologists, midwives, maternity nurses, residents & students

Course Format: Single-day plenary session with interactive case discussions
Sheraton Wall Centre Hotel
1088 Burrard St
Vancouver BC
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Overview

Don’t miss this educational conference designed for practitioners that deal with the management of disorders in pregnant patients.

This accredited event will provide a focused, expert review of common medical conditions in pregnancy and will provide practical strategies for their management. Resources and clinical guidelines will be highlighted to support decision making.

Who Should Attend?

All those interested in advancing their knowledge in the medicine of pregnancy, pregnancy planning and the care of complex obstetrics patients including: obstetricians, family physicians, perinatologists, internists and subspecialists, obstetric anesthesiologists, midwifes, maternity nurses, residents and students.


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Agenda

SATURDAY, APRIL 22

0730

BREAKFAST & REGISTRATION

 

0800

Opening Remarks & Welcome

 

0815

Lecture

Sure We Can Help You Get Pregnant, But Should We?

Dr. Jason Hitkari

Dr. Julie Robertson

0845

Pearl

Severely Advanced Maternal Age:  The Risk Above Age 40

Dr. Jayson Potts

0900

Lecture

Management of Valve Disease in Pregnancy

Dr. Jasmine Grewal

0930

Lecture

Mental Health: SSRI's During Pregnancy

Dr. Judith Wolfe

1000

REFRESHMENT BREAK

 

1015

Lecture

Optimizing Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes for Obese Women

Dr. Kirsten Grabowska

Dr. Jagdeep Ubhi

1045

Lecture

Not Eating for Two: Using the 5As Framework to Promote Healthy Gestational Weight Gain

Dr. Ashnoor Nagji

1115

Lecture

Surgical Conditions in Pregnancy: Challenges & Special Considerations

Dr. Tracy Scott

1145

Case

Interactive Case Presentation & Panel Discussion

Dr. Elisabet Joa

1215

LUNCH

 

1300

Pearl

Another "Bite" at Zika

Dr. Julie van Schalkwyk

1315

Pearl

Vaccination Recommendations in Pregnancy

Dr. Réka Gustafson

1330

Lecture

Contraception in Medically Complex Patients

Dr. Nicole Todd

1400

Lecture

Impact of Connective Tissue Disorders in Pregnancy

Dr. Millan Patel

1430

REFRESHMENT BREAK

 

1445

Pearl

Top Papers of the Year: Literature Highlights

Dr. Susan Purkiss

1500

Pearl

MEOWS: Track & Trigger - Reassurance that all is "normal"

Dr. James Brown

1515

Lecture

When Stroke Strikes in Pregnancy

Dr. Thalia Field

1545

Case

Interactive Case Presentation & Panel Discussion

Dr. Wee-Shian Chan

1615

Closing Remarks and Evaluations  /  Conference Ends

 



Skills Gained

After the event, participants will be able to:

• Describe common medical conditions in pregnancy

• Employ practical strategies for their management

• Appraise recent evidence, resources and clinical guidelines to support skilled decision making

Cost

Early bird registration: Mon. Feb 20, 2017 | Add to calendar +

Save $10 by registering online!

 

By Feb 20/17 

By Mar 27/17

After Mar 27/17

Physicians 

$315

$339 $365

Allied Health Professionals

$239

$264

$289

Residents & Students*

$129

$129

$139

*Proof of status required. Please fax along with your registration or bring with you to the conference.

Cancellations and Refunds

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