Nova Clinical Services , a Vancouver Island based company, has been coordinating Continuing Medical Education Conferences in Victoria, BC for Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists and other Health Care Workers for over eighteen years. Our goal is to provide affordable CME events which are clinically useful to a wide range of Health Care Professionals.
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February 25, 2017
Victoria Conference Centre
The University of British Columbia Division of Continuing Professional Development (UBC CPD) is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME) to provide study credits for continuing medical education for physicians. This course has been reviewed and approved by the UBC Division of Continuing Professional Development. This course is an Accredited Group Learning Activity eligible for up to 6.5 MOC Section 1 credits as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Each physician should claim only those credits he/she actually spent in the activity.
This program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the British Columbia office for up to 6.50 Group Learning Credits.
As a result of attending this program, the participant will be able to apply current knowledge to treat a wide range of Internal Medicine disorders.
As a result of attending specific presentations in this conference participants will be able to:
• Reflect upon and discuss the 5 most common complaints to the College and how to avoid them.
• Confidently list and discuss how to investigate hematologic malignancies in the elderly
• Discuss and formulate a plan of care to manage chronic back pain
• Define, identify and discuss at least three of these five conditions or situations: new medications for COPD and Asthma as well as oral medications for diabetes,the evaluation and management of peripheral neuropathy, how to quickly sort out and manage monoarticular arthropathies, and anticoagulants for atrial fibrillation.
• Confidently identify and discuss how to manage peripheral vascular disease before referral to a specialist
• Identify and formulate a plan of action to take to identify which medications to stop in your elderly patients
• Reflect upon and discuss the ethics of medical assistance in dying, and the practical aspects of its application.