Medical Disorders and Pregnancy

Accreditation
Target Audience:

Obstetricians, Gynecologists, Family Physicians, Internists, Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialists, Fellows, Residents & Students

Course Format: Single-Day Plenary Session
Sheraton Wall Centre Hotel
1088 Burrard St
Vancouver
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Overview

ONLINE & FAXED REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED.
We will be accepting onsite registrations at the Sheraton.

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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 and motherhood including:  obstetricians, perinatologists, MFMs, family physicians, internists and subspecialists, obstetric anesthesiologists, midwives, maternity nurses, residents and students.

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Agenda

Saturday April 18

0730 Breakfast & Registration

0800 Opening Remarks & Welcome Dr. Marla Kiess (Moderator: Dr. Susan Purkiss)

0815 Overview of Hemodynamics/Physiology of Pregnancy and Safety of Imaging Dr. Jayson Potts

0845 What Do I Do with a BP of 140/90 in a Pregnant Patient? Dr. Wee-Shian Chan

0915 How Do I Manage Proteinuria in Pregnancy? Dr. Monica Beaulieu & Dr. Elisabet Joa

0945 What Do I Do with a TSH > 2.5 in Pregnancy? Dr. Sabrina Gill

1015 Should My Patient with Lupus Get Pregnant? Dr. Shahin Jamal

1045 Refreshment Break

Moderator: Dr. Valerie Rychel

1115 How Do I Manage Heart Failure in Pregnancy? Dr. Jasmine Grewal

1145 Who Needs Thromboprophylaxis in Pregnancy? Dr. Nancy Kent

1215 Post Partum Depression Dr. Tricia Bowering

1245 Lunch Break

Moderator: Dr. Julie Robertson

1330 Can My Epileptic Patient Get Pregnant? Dr. Chantelle Hrazdil

1400 Anesthesia Considerations & Emergencies Dr. Laine Bosma

1430 Sepsis in Pregnancy: Key Principles in Early Identification Dr. Julie Van Schalkwyk

1500 Refreshment Break

Moderators: Drs. Wee-Shian Chan and Jayson Potts & Guests

1515 Interesting Case Presentations - Three cases will be presented by Residents/Fellows with audience interaction. Participants are encouraged to bring cases for discussion.

1645 Closing Remarks / Complete Evaluations Dr. Elisabet Joa & Dr. Jan Christilaw

1700 Conference Ends

Key Speakers

Monica Beaulieu, MD, FRCPC, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Nephrology, Faculty of Medicine, UBC
Laine Bosma, MD, FRCPC, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine, UBC, Vancouver BC
Tricia Bowering, MD, FRCPC,  Clinical Instructor, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, UBC
Wee-Shian Chan,  MD, FRCPC, Head, Department of Medicine, BC Women's Hospital and Health Centre; Clinical Associate Professor, Lead, Obstetrical Medicine, General Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, UBC   
Sabrina Gill, MD, FRCPC, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism, Faculty of Medicine, UBC
Jasmine Grewal, MD, FRCPC, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, UBC
Chantelle Hrazdil, MD, FRCPC, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, UBC
Nancy Kent,  MD, FRCSC, Clinical Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, UBC   
Shahin Jamal, MD, FRCPC, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Rheumatology, Faculty of Medicine, UBC  
Elisabet Joa, MD, FRCSC, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of General Gynaecology & Obstetrics, Faculty of Medicine, UBC
Marla Kiess, MD, FRCPC, Clinical Professor, Director, Electrodiagnostic Lab, Pacific Adult Congenital Heart Clinic, Division of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, UBC
Jayson Potts, MD, FRCPC, MEng, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine, OB Medicine - BC Women's Hospital, Faculty Of Medicine, UBC
Julie van Schalkwyk, MD, FRCSC, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Gynaecologic Specialties, Faculty of Medicine, UBC

Skills Gained

  • Provide a focused, expert review of common medical conditions in pregnancy and to provide practical strategies for their management. 
  • Highlight recent evidence, resources and clinical guidelines to support decision making.

Cost

Early bird registration: Mon. Feb 9, 2015 | Add to calendar +

Online Rates:

Early Bird By Feb 9 (fees increase after Feb 9)    
Physicians $250    
Allied Health Professionals $199
Residents & Students $89

Feb 10 - Mar 23
Physicians $275    
Allied Health Professionals $225
Residents & Students $89

After Mar 23 & Onsite
Physicians $299    
Allied Health Professionals $249
Residents & Students $99

Cancellations and Refunds

Accommodation

Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
1088 Burrard Street
Vancouver  British Columbia  V6Z 2R9
Canada

Special conference rates starting @ $159 CDN/night, based on availability. Includes complimentary in-room WiFi.

Reservations must be made by March 18, 2015.

Use the link below to book online.

T: 604.331.1000

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