Introduction

Infectious Diseases Update

Hot Topics and What’s New

Friday and Saturday November 5 & 6, 2021

A Virtual Event

This conference would be applicable to Family Physicians, Internists, Sub-specialists, Hospitalists and Emergency Room Physicians, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners and Nurses and other interested health care providers.

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Introduction

This year’s very popular twenty fourth annual Infectious Diseases Update will again be held virtually.  Topics will include locally relevant infectious diseases as well as global medicine. This program was developed and planned to achieve scientific integrity, objectivity, and balance.

Why You Should Attend

Our evaluations showed that 100% of responding attendees at this event in 2020 reported that the stated learning objectives were met and 98% agreed or strongly agreed that the program enhanced their knowledge.

“Thank you for preparing such a full and interesting agenda” “In spite of technology challenges you came through with flying colours. Well done”

Accreditation Statement

This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the British Columbia Chapter for up to 10.00 Mainpro+ credits.

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 to discuss and resolve some of their infectious diseases related questions.

Upon completion of the conference participants will be able to:

  • Identify, Discuss and Summarize the top 5 things you and your patients need to know about traveling in 2022 as well as helping travelers with chronic conditions or suppressed immune systems travel safely in the era of COVID
  • Describe how to use social media in to keep up to date in Infectious Diseases.
  • Discuss and Summarize who and when to treat with long term suppressive antibiotics as well as tips on when not to use antibiotics
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of COVID 19 treatments, in adults as well as children, and the management of long-term effects as well as COVID vaccine safety in children.
  • Recommend appropriate investigations and treatments for Simple Eye Infections in the outpatient setting and when to treat Sinusitis.
  • List and discuss new vaccines, as well as what is new in the influenza vaccine field.
  • Distinguish, differentiate, and discuss how to recognize and treat common cutaneous fungal infections as well as gastrointestinal infections with a focus on C-Diff, H. Pylori and Salmonella.
  • Identify, Discuss and Summarize a plan of care to manage tick borne infections as well as the management of an acute red, hot joint.
  • Identify and discuss the top three things you need to know about sexually transmitted infections in 2021.
  • Restate and review pearls of knowledge you should know about chronic fatigue following common infections as well as what’s new in the diagnosis and treatment of Hepatitis.
  • List the Top Three Points in the Prevention Pneumococcal Pneumonia and Long-Term Consequences of infection.