Therapeutics Initiative: Bringing Best Evidence to Clinicians

Therapeutics Initiative: Bringing Best Evidence to Clinicians

Target Audience:

Family physicians, specialists, pharmacists, nurses/nurse practitioners, allied health professionals

Course Format: Plenary sessions and interactive workshops
Surrey Memorial Hospital
13750 96 Ave
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0800  Breakfast & Registration Open | Chairs: Tom Perry & Aaron Tejani
0830  How do we know what is  evidence?  | Dr. Kay Dickersin
0915  When should we deprescribe to treat depression? | Dr. Dee Mangin
1000  Video teaser “What is an NNT”  | Dr. Malcolm Maclure
1005  Video teaser “Practical Deprescribing”  | Dr. Tom Perry
1020  Refreshment break  
1040  Shedding light on risks with anticholinergic drug use (practical tips for patient care)  | Dr. Aaron Tejani
1110  What is the evidence for drugs for corticosteroid-associated osteoporosis? | Dr. Cait O’Sullivan
1140  Physician liability when clinical care diverges from clinical practice guidelines  | Dr. Tino Piscione
1205  Q & A discussion period   
1215  Lunch break   
1315  Sacred monsters: evidence, guidelines, and the nature of good care  | Dr. Dee Mangin
1345  Shingles vaccines  | Dr. Jessica Otte
1410  Why you should not follow SPRINT guidelines for hypertension  | Dr. Rita McCracken
1440  Treatment target evidence update for  hypertension  | Dr. Jim Wright
1500  Q & A discussion period   
1515  Refreshment break  
1530  Small group workshops  (Select 2)   
 A Practicing outside of clinical practice guidelines: lessons learned from CMPA case files  | Dr. Tino Piscione
 B Practical deprescribing for psychotropic and pain drugs  | Drs. Tom Perry & Jessica Otte
 C Practical deprescribing for people older than seventy  | Dr. Rita McCracken & Carrie Murphy, NP
 D “What is an NNT?”  | Dr. Malcolm Maclure
 E Taming the sacred monsters in your office, tapering drugs, and curtailing drug interactions | Dr. Dee Mangin
1620  Small group workshop repeat   
1715  Conference ends; Complete evaluations  


Early bird registration: Tue. Aug 21, 2018 | Add to calendar +

Save $10 by registering online! By Aug 20 Aug 21 - Oct 8  After Oct 8 & On-site
Physicians $299 $319 $339
Pharmacists $249 $269 $289
Allied Health Professionals $159 $179 $199
Residents/Students/Public $59 $59 $59


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