McMaster University

McMaster University

Faculty of
Health Sciences

Course Schedule

  • 2018

2018

9th Annual Care of the Elderly

Date: Wed. Jun. 6, 2018
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Type: Conference
Location: Liuna Station, 360 James Street North, Hamilton, ON.

Description:

Attending this activity, participants will be able to:
- Review & discus key lessons from the Geriatric and LTC death review committee at the office of the Chief Coroner.
- Review & clear relevant clinical practice pearls to assess frailty in the community.
- Review and discuss the medical and social perspective and community resources for elderly patients with dementia.
- Foster inter-professional collaboration in primary care setting to provide high quality care to the elderly.


Speakers:

Ramesh Zacharias
Kristen Parise
Cheryl Allaby
Phyllis Fehr
Linda Lee
Jennifer Siemon
Christopher Patterson

Who Should Attend:

Family Physicians, Primary Care Nurses, Social Workers, Pharmacists, Students, Residents, Geriatricians and Other Health Care Professionals.


Registration:

Registration fee will apply.

URL: https://fhs.mcmaster.ca/conted/careofelderly.html


Contact Info:

Contact Name: Cheryl Bogie
Phone: 905-525-9140 x 22990
Email: bogie@mcmaster.ca

3 days in Palliative Care

Date: Wed. Jun 13 - Fri. Jun.15, 2018
Time: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Type: Conference
Location: Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 Plains Rd West, Burlington, ON.

Description:

Attending this activity, participants will be able to:
- Manage complex physical, emotional, ethical and social issues, including pediatric to geriatric populations.
- Develop enhanced collaborative practice skills and forge new inter-professional relationships.
- Apply a palliative approach in end of life care for cancer and chronic end of life care for cancer and chronic end-stage illness, including cardiac, renal, respiratory and neurological conditions.


Speakers:

Dr. Denise Marshal, Dr. Nadia Plach, Dr. Tony Kerigan, Dr. Marissa Slaven, Dr. Wieslaw Oczkowski, Dr. David Lysecki, Dr. Jonathan Yen, Christina Walton, Kathleen Willison, Carol Sweeney, Dr. David Collister, Dr. Lonnie Pyne, Dr. Brian Kerley, Dr. Alan Taniguchi, Dorothy Vaitekunas, Dr. Robert Vukovich, Dr. Andrea Frolic, Dr. Jenny Legassie, Adrienne Pringle.

Who Should Attend:

Family Physicians, Primary Care Nurses, Social Workers, Pharmacists, Students, Residents, Geriatricians and Other Health Care Professionals.


Registration:

Registration fee will apply
URL: https://fhs.mcmaster.ca/conted/palliativecare.html


Contact Info:

Contact Name: Natalie Park
Phone: 905-525-9140 x 20763
Email: parkna@mcmaster.ca

Clinical Day in Ophthalmology

Date: Sat. Jun. 16, 2018
Time: 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Type: Conference
Location: Queen's Landing, 155 Byron Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON.

Description:

Attending this activity, participants will be able to:
- Recognize current Diagnostic, Therapeutic, Research and Cost Issues in Ophthalmology.
- Highlight efficacy and cost issues related to various therapeutic options.
- Discuss points of interest and most recent advances related to the diagnosis and management of ocular conditions.
- Recall recent published articles form the past year that have enhanced the understanding or altered the management of eye.


Speakers:

Dr. James Martin, Dr. Harmanjit Singh, Dr. Keyvan Koushan, Dr. Patricia Harvey, Dr. Rajiv Bindlish, Dr. Amadeo Rodriguez, Dr. Sangita Patel, Dr. Mark Fava, Dr. Sapna Sharan, Dr. Varun Chaudhary, Dr. Nupura Bakshi, Dr. Nirojini Sivachandran, Dr. Laura Donaldson.

Who Should Attend:

Opthalmologists, GP, FP, Optometrists, NP-PHC, NP-Adults, Residents, Students and Other Health Professionals.


Registration:

Registration: Registration fee will apply
URL: https://fhs.mcmaster.ca/conted/ophthalmology.html


Contact Info:

Contact Name: Natalie Park
Phone: 905-525-9140 x 20763
Email: parkna@mcmaster.ca

Infectious Diseases

Date: Fri. Jun 22, 2018
Time: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Type: Conference
Location: Liuna Station, 360 James Street North, Hamilton, ON.

Description:

Attending this activity, participants will be able to:
- Appropriately utilize and interpret diagnostic tests for common Infectious Diseases in the outpatient setting.
- Describe the recommended therapies for a variety of common Infectious Diseases
- Manage and prevent infections in various special populations.
- Utilize antimicrobials effectively and judiciously and avoid common prescribing pitfalls.


Speakers:

Dr. Zain Chagla, Dr. Kevin Woodward, Dr. Phillippe El-Helou, Dr. Cheryl Main, Dr. Neil Irfan, Dr. Angali Shroff, Debbie Mings, Dr. Martha Fulford, Dr. Nishma Singhal, Dr. Christina Lee, Dr. Sarah Khan.

Who Should Attend:

Internists, Hospitalists, Family Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physicians Assistants, Emergency Physicians, Residents and Medical Students.


Registration:

Registration fee will apply
URL: https://fhs.mcmaster.ca/conted/id.html


Contact Info:

Contact Name: Cheryl Bogie
Phone: 905-525-9140 x 22990
Email: bogie@mcmaster.ca

 

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