Program

Program

Infectious Diseases Update 2017

Hot Topics and What’s New

Friday October 27, 2017 

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

08:25: Welcome and Introduction   
Dr. Wayne Ghesquiere

08:30 – 09:15 Bugs and Drugs: How to Optimize Your Antibiotic Use
Dr. David Patrick

09:15- 09:55 Common Infections in the Homeless or Marginalized Patient: Pearls From a Large Intercity Population
Dr. William Connors

09:55-10:25 Break, Visit Exhibits

10:25- 11:05 How Best to Manage Staphylococcus Aureus Infections Including MRSA
Dr. Greg Deans

11:05- 11:40 The Top 5 Scenarios Where You Can Modify Antibiotic Use in Your Daily Practice
Dr. Celia Culley

11:40- 12:15 Colonic Flora & Fecal Microbiota Transplant: Evidence For Prevention of Recurrent C. Diff and Other Diseases
Dr. Ted Steiner

12:15- 13:30 Lunch Break, free time to dine at one of the many fine restaurants in the area, lunch not provided

Concurrent Sessions:
Session A: Out Patient Infectious Diseases

13:30- 14:15 Common GI Bacterial Infection: From H. Pylori to Salmonella – Who and When to Treat
Dr. Ted Steiner

14:15- 15:00 Common Outpatient Skin and Wound Infections, How Best to Manage
Dr. TBA

15:00- 15:20 Break

15:20- 16:00 Management of Common Dental Infections
Dr. William Connors

16:00- 16:40 Hepatitis B: Sorting out Serology, When to Revaccinate and Who to Treat
Dr. Wayne Ghesquiere

Session B: Infectious Diseases in the Emergency and Hospital Setting

13:30- 14:15 Top Infectious Diseases Emergencies: Tips & Pearls on Investigations & Management
Dr. Greg Deans

14:15- 15:00 Fever in the Active IVDU Patient: Management & Treatment
Dr. William Connors

15:00- 15:20 Break

15:20- 16:00 Managing Lower Limb Infections in the Diabetic Patient
Dr. Eric Partlow

16:00- 16:40 Endocarditis Prophylaxis; Latest Guidelines and Recommendations
Dr. Karsten Hammond

Saturday October 28, 2017

08:30- 09:15 Outpatient Point of Care Testing for Common Infections: How to Make Diagnosis and Treatment Easier
Dr. Victor Leung

09:15- 10:00 Preventing HIV Infection: Update on Pre & Post Exposure Prophylaxis
Dr. Mark Hull

10:00- 10:30 Break, Visit Exhibits

10:30- 11:15 Update in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Infection’s
Dr. Mark Hull

11:15- 12:00 Vaccinating Your Adult Patient; an Update on What’s New
Dr. Angel Chu

12:00- 13:15 Lunch, free time to dine in one of the areas many fine restaurants, lunch not provided

13:15- 14:00 Measles, Mumps and Pertussis: Diseases of the Unvaccinated, How to Recognize and Diagnose
Dr. Angel Chu

14:00- 14:45 Hepatitis C and the Primary Care Provider, Who Should be Tested and Treated
Dr. Wayne Ghesquiere

14:45- 15:10 Break, Visit Exhibits

15:10-15:50 Human Tick Bourn Infections in Western Canada; How to Recognize and When to Treat
Dr. Karen McClean

15:50- 16:45 Top Infectious Diseases Articles in 2017: How to Incorporate Them into Your Clinical Practice
Dr. Wayne Ghesquiere

16:45-17:00 Closing Remarks and Evaluation Completion Time