Program

Program

Infectious Diseases Update 

Hot Topics and What’s New

Friday and Saturday November 5 & 6, 2021

Virtual Event

Friday November 5, 2021 10:00- 16:10

10:10 – 10:40 Travelling in 2022? What You and Your Patients Need to Know
Dr. Michael Libman

10:40 – 11:10 COVID 19 Treatment: What You Need to Know
Dr Srinivas Murthy

5 Minute Stretch Break

11:15 – 11:45 Hey What About Children: Covid 19 Management and Vaccines Safety Update
Dr Srinivas Murthy

11:45 – 12:15 Vaccines Update; Pneumonia, Shingles and More; What’s New
Dr. Lynora Saxinger

12:15- 13:00 Lunch Break – Symposiums

13:00- 13:30 Dengue, Zika and Other Arboviruses: What to Look for and How to Investigate
Dr. Stephen Vaughan

13:30- 14:00 STI’s Update Getting Ready for the Next Wave
Dr. Melanie Murry

14:00- 14:05 Stretch Break

14:05- 14:35 Presentation and Management of Long-Term Effects of COVID
Dr. Stéphane Voyer, MDCM, MEd, FRCPC (GIM)

14:35- 15:05 Management of Simple Eye Infections in the Outpatient Setting
Dr. Stephen Baker

15:05 – 15:10 Stretch Break

15:10- 15:40 Helping Travelers with Chronic Conditions or Suppressed Immune Systems Travel Safely in the Era of COVID
Dr. Wayne Ghesquiere

15:40-16:10 Long Term Suppressive Antibiotics: Who and When
Dr. Milena Semproni

Saturday November 6, 2021, 10:00- 16:00

10:00 – 10:30 Pneumococcal Pneumonia, Prevention and Long-Term Consequences
Dr. Ronald Grossman

10:30 – 11:00 Tips on When Not to Use Antibiotics
Dr. Siobhan Holland

11:00- 11:05 Stretch Break

11:05- 11:35 Gastrointestinal Infections Update on C-Diff, H. Pylori and Salmonella
Dr. Ted Steiner

11:35 – 12:05 The Complications of Influenza and its Impact on Your Vulnerable Patients
Dr. Brian Conway

12:05 – 12:50 Lunch Break – Symposiums

12:50- 13:20 Sinusitis When, and When Not to Treat
Dr. Amin Javer

13:20 – 13:50 The Acute Red, Hot Joint, How to Work up and Manage.
Dr. Ryan LeBlanc

5 Minute Stretch Break

13:55 – 14:25 Chronic Fatigue Following Common Infection, Understanding the Science to Better Support Your Patients.
Dr. Eric Partlow

14:25 – 14:55 Common Cutaneous Fungal Infections, How to Recognize and Treat
Dr. Sikina Rossi

5 Minute Stretch Break

15:00 – 15:30 Tick Borne Infections and the Great Outdoors, How to Manage.
Dr. Karen Mclean

15:30 – 16:00 Viral Hepatitis A to E: What’s New
Dr. Wayne Ghesquiere

16:00 Q & A and Closing Remarks