BC Infectious Diseases Symposium

BC Infectious Diseases Symposium

Registration now available!

Accreditation
Target Audience:

Family physicians, hospitalists, emergency physicians, internists, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, registered nurses, other allied health professionals, residents & students

Course Format: Online virtual conference
  • Apr 30, 2021
  • May 1, 2021
Conference starts 0800 Pacific Time

Online from Vancouver BC

Overview

Join us for this 6th annual conference, brought to you by Fraser Health, UBC, Surrey Memorial Hospital, and Vancouver Fraser Medical Program. Sessions start at 8am Apr 30. Day 1 topics include: H. pylori: Who We Should Treat and Who We Shouldn’t; Pitfalls in Ordering Microbiology Tests; Updates in the Management of Community-Acquired Pneumonia in the Time of COVID; Updates on COVID-19; Update on HIV and Prep and PEP; Non-Pulmonary Tuberculosis; COVID-19 in Children. Day 2 is in-depth case discussions of the presented Day 1 topics 1, and runs from 0800am – 12:30pm. 

Brought to you by:

  • Fraser Health
  • UBC
  • Surrey Memorial Hospital
  • Vancouver-Fraser Medical Program

Comments from previous participants:

  • Overall a good and useful course
  • It was very interesting with lots of good learning
  • We need more of those great courses
  • Speakers were knowledgeable and interesting
  • Great conference with a lot of interesting topics

Agenda

Fri Apr 30 click to expand

8:00    Welcome & Opening Remarks | Dr. Yazdan Mirzanejad & Meera Anand
8:10    H. pylori: Who We Should Treat and Who We Shouldn’t | Prof. Sander Veldhuyzen van Zanten
8:40    Pitfalls in Ordering Microbiology Tests | Prof. Mel Krajden, Prof. Ben Mack, Dr. Marthe Charles
9:10    Break 
9:30    Updates in the Management of Community-Acquired Pneumonia in the Time of COVID | Prof. Lionel Mandell
10:00  Updates on COVID-19 | Prof. David Freedman
10:30  Break 
10:50  Update on HIV and Prep and PEP | Prof. Julio Montaner
11:10  Non-Pulmonary Tuberculosis | Dr. Mary Kestler
11:40  COVID-19 in Children | Dr. Srinivas Murthy
12:10  Closing remarks; complete evaluations & attendance; course day ends

Sat May 1 click to expand

Course day runs from 0800am - 1245pm. Each workshop focuses on case discussions and runs 50mins with 10 mins for questions.

You can choose up to 4 of the following workshops:
H. pylori: Who We Should Treat and Who We Shouldn’t | Prof. Sander Veldhuyzen van Zanten
Pitfalls in Ordering Microbiology Tests | Prof. Ben Mack, Dr. Marthe Charles
Updates in the Management of Community-Acquired Pneumonia in the Time of COVID | Prof. William Bowie
Updates on COVID-19 | Drs. Aamir Bharmal & Gregory Deans
Non-Pulmonary Tuberculosis | Dr. William Connors
COVID-19 in Children | Dr. Laura Sauve

Cost

Registration includes: all registration materials, access to the virtual conference and post-event recording. 

REGISTRATION FEES: 
 
BOTH DAYS (April 30 & May 1):
Physicians & Nurse Practitioners: $299
Registered Nurses & Allied Health: $199
Residents & Students: $99
 
APRIL 30 ONLY:
Physicians & Nurse Practitioners: $149
Registered Nurses & Allied Health: $99
Residents & Students: $49
 
MAY 1 ONLY:
Physicians & Nurse Practitioners: $199
Registered Nurses & Allied Health: $149
Residents & Students: $79

 

Cancellations and Refunds

You May Also Like

Target Audience:

Family Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Residents and Students

Date: Jan 29, 2021, Mar 5, 2021, May 7, 2021, Jun 4, 2021
Location:
Broadcast starts: 1300 PDT
Online from Vancouver  British Columbia
Canada
Target Audience:

Family Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Residents and Students

Date: Feb 26, 2021
Location:
Online from
Vancouver  British Columbia
Canada
Top
More »