What to Do When Patients Use Questionable Alternative Medical Treatments

What to Do When Patients Use Questionable Alternative Medical Treatments

Hot & Current Topics Webinar Series

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Target Audience:

Family physicians, specialists and all other health care providers

Course Format: Online webinar
  • May 20, 2020

Online form Vancouver BC

Overview

UBC CPD's popular Hot & Current Topics Webinar series is back in 2019-2020 presenting on hot & current topics online to view from the comfort of your own home or office. Topics in the 2019-2020 series span vaping, physician wellness, alternative medical treatments, and Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD).

After learners have attended sessions in the series they will be able to do the following:

  1. Discuss current and significant medical topics
  2. Describe the latest evidence on the reviewed topics
  3. Apply new knowledge or skills into practice

Our final presentation in the 2019-2020 series is What to Do When Your Patients Use Treatments That Have at Best Weak Evidence to Support Their Use by Dr. James McCormack | May 20, 2020 | 1900-2000 PST

Format

  • Moderator and presenter visible via webcam
  • Presentation slides visible on the webinar
  • Audio live through your computer speakers
  • Your questions sent via the Q&A chat box

On the day of the session, you will receive an email from UBC with connection details. Please check your spam folders. You should add "@ubc.ca" to your safe sender list. If you do not see the connection email, please contact us.

Please close all other programs during the webinar, and turn on your computer speakers with the volume up.

If you would like to connect your local video conferencing room to this presentation, please contact Senior Program Assistant, Hadas Haft (hadas.h@ubc.ca).

Key Speakers

Dr. James McCormack

James McCormack, PharmD is a professor in the UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences. He is a co-author on the CFPC Simplified Guideline for Prescribing Medical Cannabinoids in Primary Care. Dr. McCormack has had extensive experience, both locally and internationally, speaking to health professionals and consumers about the rational use of medications, and has presented over 500 seminars on drug therapy over the last 30 years. He is also a co-host on the Best Science (BS) Medicine Podcast, which aims to promote shared decision-making using evidence-based and rational therapeutic principles.

Skills Gained

1) Assess the use of treatments that at best have little or no evidence to support their use. 

2) Differentiate between the placebo group response and treatment response.

Cost

Free! Limited space. Please email cpd.info@ubc.ca if you register but cannot attend. Other colleagues might need that space.

Cancellations and Refunds

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Contact

If you have any questions, please contact Senior Program Assistant, Hadas Haft (hadas.h@ubc.ca)

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