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19th Annual Renaissance in Primary Care: Cardiology and Respirology

Vancouver, British Columbia Canada | Vancouver, CANADA
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Title: 19th Annual Renaissance in Primary Care: Cardiology and Respirology
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Dates: From Aug, 2, 2015 to Aug, 9, 2015
Location: Vancouver, CANADA
Type: Conference
Registration Cost: From 200 to 200 USD
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   This program meets the accreditation criteria  of The College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 19.00 MainPro M1 credits. This program qualifies as an  Accredited Group Learning Activity Section 1, Maintenance of Certification of  The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for 19.00 hours. Members of American Academy of Family Physicians are eligible   to receive  19.00 AAFP prescribed hours due to a reciprocal agreement with The College of Family Physicians of Canada. The American Medical Association (AMA) accepts  the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Prescribed credit as  equivalent to 19.00 AMA PRA Category 1TM Credit for the AMA Physician's  Recognition Award (PRA). 
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  • Medical_Professionals
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  • Nurses
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Sessions will focus on current management strategies for a variety of medical conditions seen in clinical care. This course has been designed for family physicians, specialists and allied health professionals.

Hot Topics in Cardiology
 CVD: evaluation and prevention strategies
 Hypertension 2013 and which BP to monitor
 Hypertension 2013 and treatment recommendations 
 Chest Pain and CAD follow up 
 Stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation 
 Cardiac testing
 Radiation Issues in Medical Imaging
 Hot Topics in Cardiology
Workshop: Arrhythmia Controversies 

Hot Topics in Respirology
 COPD:   LAMA,LABA,ICS,PDE4 – Making sense of the Alphabet soup 
 Acute Exacerbations of COPD: Highlights from new Canadian Guidelines Asthma: One size does not fit all; Using Phenotypes to guide therapy Obstructive Sleep Apnea: How to investigate, how to treat in 2015 
 Interstitial Lung disease: What a Primary Care Physician needs to know  
 Respiratory Tract Infections: A Potpourri of Interesting Cases 
 Lung Cancer: #1 cause of cancer mortality in men and women: New tools    
 Shedding a Light on pleural disease 
 Workshop: What Pulmonary Function Lab can offer me and my patients

Pearce Wilcox MD, FRCPC   Respirologist        Vancouver BC

▸  Medical School at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario (1980)
▸  Internal Medicine at University of Western Ontario. 
▸  Fellowship in Respirology at UBC
▸  Research training in the areas of Ventilatory Muscle abnormalities and in 
    Respiratory Sleep Disorders supervised by Dr. John Fleetham at UBC.
▸  UBC Faculty member since 1988: Professor in Department of Medicine at UBC
▸  Clinical activities include general Respirology with a focus on Cystic Fibrosis.
▸  Medical Director of the Adult Cystic Fibrosis Clinic at UBC 
▸  Co-Director of the UBC Scleroderma Respiratory Clinic
▸  Medical Director, Pulmonary Function Laboratory for Providence Health Carer
▸  Undergraduate Teaching Program in the Department of Medicine where he has received several teaching awards in recognition of this.
▸  Very involved in CME presentations locally and nationally.

Paul Hernandez MDCM, FRCPC   Respirologist        Halifax, NS
▸ Acting Head, Div.of Respirology, Medical Director of the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program and the Medical Intermediate Care Unit at the QEII Health Sciences Centre. 
▸ Prof. of Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine - Dalhousie University in Halifax, NS
▸ Co-chair: Canadian Thoracic Society COPD Clinical Assembly 
▸ Chair: Adult Respirology Examination Committee of the RCPSC
▸ Completed training in Internal Medicine & Respirology—McGill University. 
▸ His main clinical and research areas of interest are COPD, pulmonary   rehabilitation, pulmonary hypertension, and clinical practice guidelines. 

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contact hours:
7:00 am till 5:00 pm PST - Monday to Friday

402 West Pender Street, suite 715
Vancouver, BC Canada V6B 1T6
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contact hours:
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402 West Pender Street, suite 715
Vancouver, BC Canada V6B 1T6
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