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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 fifteen 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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Please note we will not be holding our Orthopedic Conference in 2014.

BC Digestive Diseases Weekend
September 13, 2014
Victoria Conference Centre
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Digestive Diseases Weekend NOW APPROVED FOR UP TO 7 MAINPRO-M1 CREDITS & SECTION 1 ROYAL COLLEGE CREDITS

Infectious Diseases Update 2014
International Medicine & Tropical Diseases
November 7 & 8, 2014
Victoria Conference Centre

This event would be applicable for all interested health care providers.

CME Credits: This program has been accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the British Columbia Chapter for up to 12.5 Mainpro-M1 credits.

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity eligible for up to 12.0 Section 1 credits as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. This program has been reviewed and approved by UBC Division of Continuing Professional Development. Each physician should claim only those credits he/she actually spent in the activity.  

Introduction This years very popular seventeenth annual Infectious Diseases Update will cover many hot and clinically relevant topics in the ever evolving field of Infectious Diseases. Our organizing committee has brought together a group of speakers who have excellent teaching and presentation skills. The topics covered will be clinically orientated in order to bring you up to date on the most current developments and recent advances in a wide number of issues that you may encounter in your daily practice.

Why You Should Attend 99% of responding attendees at this event in 2013 reported that what they learned would change their practice. “This program has always been exceptional”, “timely information, great speakers, nice venue and close to home.”

Objectives

As a result of attending this program, the participant will be able to apply current knowledge to treat a wide range of Infectious Diseases.
Throughout the conference participants will be able to: Network with expert speakers, and fellow colleagues to discuss and resolve some of their infectious diseases related questions.

Upon completion of the conference participants will be able to:
• Identify current recommended diagnosis and treatments for emerging infectious diseases as well as travelers’ diarrhea and urinary tract infections in older adults.
• Discuss malaria prevention for international travelers as well as personal protection against vector borne infections both in travelers and at home.
• Describe and Interpret common microbiology results.
• Describe the risk factors associated with the pregnant traveler and what is the appropriate travel advice as well as what infections to look out for in the returning Canadian traveler.
• Demonstrate a working knowledge of how to manage recurrent clostridium difficile infections as well as common parasite infections and pneumonia with atypical bacteria.
• List and discuss what is new in vaccines as well as indications for and against the Typhoid vaccine and what to watch out for with the Japanese Encephalitis and Yellow Fever vaccines in the older traveler.
• Recommend appropriate investigations and management for Hepatitis B & C, common diseases that appear to be infections, as well as tropical dermatology.
• Identify the top ten antibiotics you should be familiar with as well as discuss how to manage HIV infections in the difficult to reach or treat population