Program

Program

Internal Medicine Update 2018

The Pearls

Saturday March 10, 2018

07:30–08:25: Registration, visit exhibits

08:25: Welcome and Introduction   
Dr. Wayne Ghesquiere

08:30 – 09:10  The Use of Cannabinoids for Pain Management: What is the Evidence?
Dr. Caroline MacCallum

09:10 – 9:50    Competency and Ethical Issues in Assessing Older Drivers: Where do you Start?
Dr. Joshua Budlovsky

9:50- 10:15      Break, Visit Exhibits

10:15-12:30     Breakout Small Group Sessions: Each session is 40 minutes in length. Participants can attend three of the five sessions below (indicate your three choices on your registration).

A.  Are you Confused About Polymyalgia Rhumaticia? How to Diagnose, When to Start Treatment and When to Stop.
Dr. David Shaw

B. Out Patient Management of Deep Vein Thrombosis: How to Make Care Easier
Dr. Michael Szeto

C. Risk Stratification for Cardio Vascular Disease
Dr. Brian Mc Ardle

D. Management of Congestive Heart Failure and End of Life Care: Practical Tips
Dr. Daisy Dulay

E. Practical Steps You Can Take to Change Behaviors in Your Patients 
Dr. Jesse Pewarchuk & Dr. Jasdeep Saluja

12:30- 13:40    Lunch Break, free time to dine at one of the many fine restaurants in the area

13:40-14:10     Heart Failure treatment – What’s New, What’s Old News, and the “How To”! 
Dr. Elizabeth Swiggum

14:10 -14:40    Update on Chronic Urticaria: More Than Skin Deep
Dr. Amanda Jagdis

14:40- 15:10    How to “Weed” Out Recreational Use vs Medical Need in Marijuana.
Dr. Caroline MacCallum

15:10-15:30     Break, Visit Exhibits

15:30-16:00     Top Three Internal Medicine Articles this Year and How They Will Affect Your Practice. 
Dr. Dr. Jeff Kerrie

16:00-16:30     Common Medications Associated With Sexual Dysfunction: The Pearls of How to Manage 
Dr. Shauna Correia

16:30- 17:00    MAID: One Year Later What We’ve Learned
Dr. Rosanne Beuthin

17:00 Closing Remarks and Evaluation Completion Time