CME on the Run! Infectious Disease & Travel

CME on the Run! Infectious Disease & Travel

Target Audience:

Family Physicians, Infectious Disease Physicians

  • May 9, 2014
Vancouver General Hospital & Various Videoconference Sites
855 West 12 Avenue
Full-Sized Map


The set of 6 conferences starts this November 1, 2013 to June 6, 2014. Each program runs on a Friday afternoon from 1:00 pm to 5:00pm and includes great speakers, topics and learning materials. The sessions are low cost, high quality, accessible and accredited for up to 3.5 Mainpro-M1 study credits per day.

2013/2014 Dates & Themes

November 1, 2013 (Dermatology/Allergy)
January 24, 2014 (Prenatal/Pediatric/Adolescent)
February 21, 2014 (Internal Medicine)
April 4, 2014 (Psychiatry)
May 9, 2014 (Infectious Disease & Travel)
June 6, 2014 (MSK, Sport Meds, Rheumatology)


CME on the RUN ~ Infectious Disease & Travel

May 9, 2014, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm 

Moderator: Dr. Gordon Stahl





"You're Sleeping with Everyone they've ever Slept with...": Latest  Recommendations for STI Screening, Diagnosis,  and Treatment

·        An update on emerging issues in STI diagnosis and treatment in BC, including syphilis and trends in Gonorrhea treatment

Dr. Gina Ogilvie


Battle of the Human Papilloma Virus Vaccines: Current Issues and Controversies

·        Current issues, including oral cancers: Current strategies with the HPV vaccines, including vaccine programs for males, impacts of different HPV vaccine products and new dosing regimens

Dr. Gina Ogilvie


Burning Issues in Herpes Zoster Prevention and Management

·        Assessing and predicting the value of vaccination in various age-groups and states of exposure

Dr. Larry Dian


Practical Advice for Travelers: Prevention and Treatment of Common Problems in Foreign Lands

·        Preventing and treating travellers’ diarrhea using Dukoral, probiotics etc.

·        Recognizing and managing common problems of travel

·        Recognizing, preventing, and treating mosquito-borne diseases

Dr. Reka Gustafson


Refreshment Break



Poverty and Infectious Diseases in Canada

·        Recognizing and managing the identifiable issues for inner-city and marginalized populations, including First Nations

Dr. David Tu


"This One Bites": Insect and Tic-borne Rashes and Disease

·        The presentations of various disease, both dermatological and systemic, hopefully with a slide show

·        Managing the issues around Lyme disease and bedbugs etc., including patients’ preoccupation with this 

Dr. Mary Kestler


Optimal Office Management of UTI's and Prostatitis

·        When to test, when to treat; appraising the best agents for uncomplicated UTI

·        Managing recurrent or resistant UTI's and prostatitis.

·        Which patients to watch out for.

Dr. Joel Teichman


Long Time No "C": Hepatitis B and C Treatment Update

·        What is the Family Physician’s role?

·        Advising your patient before and during treatment

·        Appraising the risks and benefits of antiviral treatment for Hepatitis B and C.

·        Assessing and interpreting symptoms during the treatment period

Dr. Alnoor Ramji




Program Day Ends



One Day Onsite

Physicians and Allied Health Professionals

$89 - Online

$99 - Phone/Fax

Residents/Students $49 $49
Videoconference $59 $59

Conference Venue:

All sessions will be held at Vancouver General Hospital in the Paetzold Lecture Room. (899 W. 12th Ave.)

Parking: The CME on the RUN! Committee would like to offer you complimentary parking if required. Bring your parking ticket to the registration desk to receive a parking sticker. Please park at the Diamond Health Care Centre parkade located off Laurel Street.

Videoconference Sites for 2013/2014:

(Parking is not included at these locations)

Castlegar and District Health Centre - Education Room
709 - 10th St., Castlegar, BC V1N 2H7

Kelowna General Hospital – CAC 235
UBC SMP Clinical Academic Campus
2312 Pandosy St., Kelowna, BC V1Y 1T3

Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (Education Room 2)
1200 Hospital Bench, Trail, BC V1R 4M1

Kootenay Lake Hospital - Room 416
3 View St., Nelson, BC V1L 2B1

Lions Gate Hospital – Evergreen House Boardroom
231 E. 15th St., North Vancouver, BC V7L 2L7

Mission Memorial Hospital – Boardroom
7324 Hurd St., Mission, BC V2V 3H5

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital – Rm 2050
1200 Dufferin Crescent Nanaimo, BC V9S 2B7

Penticton Regional Hospital – Boardroom
550 Carmi Ave., Penticton, BC V2A 3G6

Port Hardy Hospital - Boardroom
9120 Granville St., Port Hardy, BC V0N 2P0

Royal Columbian Hospital – Room 074
330 E. Columbia St., New Westminster, BC V3L 3W7

Royal Inland Hospital - Boardroom 1 East
311 Columbia St., Kamloops, BC V2C 2T1

Surrey Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgical Centre - Room 1004
9750 - 140 St., Surrey, BC

University Hospital of Northern BC – Vern Fraser Room
1475 Edmonton St., Prince George, BC V2M 1S2

Royal Jubilee Hospital - CA 130
1952 Bay St., Victoria, BC V8R 1J8

More »