55th Annual Post Graduate Review in Family Medicine

55th Annual Post Graduate Review in Family Medicine

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Target Audience:

Family Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Residents/Students

Course Format: Group lectures and elective interactive workshops.
Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel
1128 West Hastings Street
Vancouver
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Overview

This comprehensive three-day review course (Thu-Sat) offers an update of knowledge central to the practice of family medicine in both rural and urban settings. Committed to addressing everyday practical issues, speakers present equally on current and special areas of concern to the primary health care professional. To complement a morning of group lectures, afternoons include a series of elective interactive workshops which allow conference attendees to customize their learning experience.

 

Agenda

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Thu Feb 27, 2020 Pediatrics & Women's Health

Moderators: Dr. Simon Moore, Dr. Steven Lau & Dr. Aida Sadr

0700 Continental Breakfast, Registration Opens       
0815 Welcome & Opening Remarks 
0830 My Kid Has a Fever: Update on Best Management and What Not to Miss | Dr. Simi Khangura
0855 Pediatric ADHD in Primary Care - What to Do First, When to Refer | Dr. Julia Wong
0920 Quitting Smoking for Adults vs. Adolescents: Is Vaping the Answer? | Dr. Milan Khara
0945 Intermission       
1015 Approach to Hair Loss in Women | Dr. Jeff Donovan
1040 Vulva Health | Dr. Melanie Atlas
1105 The Latest in Prenatal Screening: What's Covered vs. What's Available | Dr. Ken Seethram
1130 Rapid Fire: Pediatric Derm Photo Quiz | Dr. James Bergman
1200 Lunch Buffet
1225 Lunch Presentation: Psychedelics in PTSD - A New Horizon | Dr. Mark Haden
1300 Ballroom walls close to prepare for the workshops       
1315 Small Group Workshops I (Choose 2)
    A    Managing Endometriosis - What's New in 2020 | Dr. Christina Williams
    B    My Kid Smacked Their Head: First Steps in Acute Head Injury | Dr. Vikram Sabhaney
    C    Menopause Management Update: Evidence and Controversies | Dr. Time Rowe
    D    Pediatric Concussion - New Guideline Changes and Latest Management | Dr. Tommy Gerschman
    E    Breast Density and Cancer Screening - What to Tell Your Patients | Dr. Colin Mar
    F    What Should Primary Care Clinicians Know About the Newest Osteoporosis Guidelines?  | Dr. Larry Dian
   G    My Child Has a Food Allergy! What to Rule Out, What To Do Next | Dr. Kyla Hildebrand                                                                                                            
   H    Troubleshooting IUD Insertions and Endometrial Biopsies* (DOES NOT REPEAT, 3 HOURS) | Dr. Mei-ling Wiedmeyer and Dr. Darlana Mulzet
1415 Intermission       
1430 Repeat of Small Group Workshops I (except workshop H)
1530 Time for Evaluations & Conference Ends  

*Troubleshooting IUD Insertions and Endometrial Biopsies
6.0 Mainpro+ (3.0 hours in class + Pre-Workshop Needs Assessment, Post Workshop Test and Reflective Exercise)
Additional Cost: $200.00
This course will review the current SOGC IUD Guidelines, review basic insertion of all Canadian IUDs as well as provide tips and tricks for difficult insertions.

Fri Feb 28, 2020 Internal Medicine & Geriatrics

Moderators: Dr. Sarah Tallentire, Dr. Marla Gordon, & Dr. Elise Balaisis

0730 Continental Breakfast, Registration Opens       
0825 Welcome & Housekeeping     
0830 COPD: New Directions | Dr. Pearce Wilcox 
0855 Anticoagulation: The Role of NOACs | Dr. Agnes Lee
0920 Adult Immunizations | Dr. Susan Hollenberg
0945 Intermission       
1015 Re-vitalizing Heart Failure Diagnosis and Management | Dr. Krishnan Ramanathan
1040 Alcohol Use Disorder – Pharmacotherapy Options and Evidence (New Guidelines) | Dr. Keith Ahamad
1105 Irritable Bowel Syndrome – Practical Advice re: How to Diagnose and Manage in Busy Office Setting | Dr. Sarvee Moosavi
1130 Microscopic Hematuria – What To Do About It and When | Dr. Joel Teichman
1200 Lunch Buffet      
1300 Ballroom walls close to prepare for the workshops       
1315 Small Group Workshops III (Choose 2)
    I   Less is More: Antibiotic Strategies for Common Infections | Dr. Mary Kestler
    J   Elder Care: A Refresher | Dr. Marla Gordon
    K  New Approach to Dizziness and Vertigo (TiTrATE) | Dr. Neil Longridge
    L  MAiD – What Primary Care Physicians Should Know | Dr. Jyothi Jayaraman
    M Core Low Back Tool | Dr. Anita Fan
    N  Dementia—Office Diagnosis, Management & Resources | Dr. Janet Kow
    O  Bariatric Surgery | Dr. Sharadh Sampath
1415 Intermission       
1430 Repeat of Small Group Workshops III
1530 Time for Evaluations & Conference Ends  

Sat Feb 29, 2020 Potpourri

Moderators: Dr. David Hall, Dr. Laura Knebel & Dr. James Lai

0730 Continental Breakfast, Registration Opens       
0825 Welcome & Housekeeping     
0830 Obesity - Office Management Pearls | Dr. Ali Zentner 
0855 Practical Management of Red Eyes: What You Can Do in Your Office About Acute Redness, Chronic Irritation, Conjunctival and Corneal Foreign Bodies | Dr. Heather O'Donnell
0920 Diets as Therapy, Intermittent Fasting, Ketogenic Diets for Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome (Recent ADA Statement) | Dr. Jasmine Kler
0945 Intermission       
1015 ENT Pearls - Chronic Sinusitis, Recurrent Otitis Externa, etc. | Dr. Jaymi Dumper
1040 Rotator Cuff Injuries - Assessment Tools and Treatment Options | Dr. Kaila Holtz
1105 My Patient is Using Cannabis - What Do I Need to Know | Dr. Launette Rieb
1130 Top 5 Practice-Changing Articles for Outpatient Primary Care | Dr. Steve Wong
1200 Lunch Buffet      
1225 Lunch Presentation: Climate Change and Medicine | Dr. Melissa Lem
1300 Ballroom walls close to prepare for the workshops       
1315 Small Group Workshops III (Choose 2)
    P   Effective Teaching of Medicine Students and Residents | Dr. Brenda Hardie
    Q   Interventional Radiology in 2020 - A Primer for Primary Care Providers | Dr. Jason Clement
    R   5 Apps Every Doctor Needs on Their Devices (computer/tabs/phones) | Dr. Simon Moore
    S   Prostate Cancer Screening Update | Dr. Alan So
    T   Common Non-Traumatic Foot Problmes | Dr. Alistair Younger
    U   Rapid Fire Derm Photo Quiz: Adults | Dr. Brian Kunimoto
    V   Anal/Perianal Disease | Dr. Manoj J. Raval
1415 Intermission       
1430 Repeat of Small Group Workshops III  
1530 Time for Evaluations & Conference Ends

 

 

Cost

Registration Fee

By Jan 27 Jan 27 - Feb 17 After Feb 17
Full Conference $709 $809 $855
Two Days $509 $549 $589
One Day $324 $334 $355

Additional Fee for the Optional Workshop

Thu Feb 27 - Troubleshooting IUD Insertions and Endometrial Biopsies - $200.00

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Cancellations and Refunds

Accommodation

Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel
1128 West Hastings Street
Vancouver  British Columbia  V6E 4R5
Canada

 

Special conference rates: starting at $215 CDN/night for attendees has been extended until Monday January 27, 2020. Quote the "Annual Post Graduate Review for Family Physicians" to receive the rate. Taxes and parking are extra. Complimentary high speed internet and local phone calls in all guestrooms. Please note that rooms sell out quickly, and you may not get the conference rate if you book late.

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