McMaster University

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Event Schedule

  • 2017

2017

Infectious Diseases Day

Date: Friday, June 23rd, 2017
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Type: Conference
Location: Liuna Station 360 James Street North, Hamilton, ON

Description:

Utilize and interpret appropriately diagnostic tests for common and emerging infectious diseases in the outpatient setting


Who Should Attend:

Internists, Hospitalists, Family Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assitants, Emergency Physicians, Residents and Medical Students


Registration:

Physicians: $150
Other Health Care: $100
Resident/Students: $60
URL: https://www.xcdsystem.com/mcmasterchse/attendee/index.cfm?ID=M9dvkJz


Contact Info:

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

Factorial Invariance of the Centre for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale (CES-D)

Date: Thursday, June 29, 2017
Time: 1 pm - 2 pm
Type: Other
Department: CLSA / Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
Location: Webinar

Description:

Dr. O'Connell will explore how respondent characteristics (e.g., language, age) impact how the CES-D-10, a 10-item short form (CES-D-10) used in the CLSA measures depression.


Speaker:

Dr. Megan O'Connell is an associate professor of psychology at the University of Saskatchewan. She practices clinical neuropsychology at the interdisciplinary Rural and Remote Memory Clinic and researches the use of technology for rural dementia care. Dr. O'Connell is a member of the Psychology Working Group in the CLSA. She is currently working with a CLSA team in developing normative papers for the neuropsychological batteries and psychometric properties of the depression state.


Who Should Attend:

All are welcome.


Registration:

Registration is required. Free. Register HERE.


Contact Info:

URL: https://www.clsa-elcv.ca/stay-informed/clsa-webinars
Contact Name: Laura Lawson
Phone: x21413
Email: llawson@mcmaster.ca

 

21st Annual McMaster Muskoka Seminars

Date: July 24 - Aug.4 2017
Time: 9 am - 12:15 pm
Type: Seminar
Department: Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences
Location: Deerhurst Resort - Huntsville, Ontario

Description:

The McMaster Muskoka Seminars are designed to provide clinicians (psychiatrists, family doctors, GP-Psychotherapists, mental health professionals) with an outstanding opportunity to combine stimulating symposia with a relaxing summer vacation.  This series of seminars is hosted by the Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, in conjunction with St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton and with the assistance and involvement of the OMA Section on Primary Care Mental Health.


Speakers:

July 31-Aug.4 (9:00am-12:15pm)      
Week A: Psychiatry for Family Physicians (Dr. Jon Davine)

Week B1: Practical Introduction to General Practice Psychotherapy (Dr. Michael Pare)
                                
Week B2 ONLINE sessions available through OTN for "Practical Introduction to General Practice Psychotherapy" (Dr. Michael Pare)

Week C: "Management - Simple & Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: Now with an Additional Focus on Self-Care" (Dr. Harry Zeit and Dr. Amy Alexander)


Who Should Attend:

Anyone of interest.


Registration:

Registration: Course Tuition:  $795.00 per course
Returning Rate:  $745.00 per course
Online Daily session: $150.00
Online Full week (5 daily sessions): $625.00
URL: http://psychiatry.mcmaster.ca/news-events/events/event/2017/07/24/default-calendar/21st-annual-mcmaster-muskoka-seminars-2017


Contact Info:

Contact Name: Maria Benoit
Phone: 905-522-1155 ext. 39019
Email: mbenoit@mcmaster.ca

The Elizabeth J. Latimer Lecture in Palliative care

Date: Tuesday, September 28, 2017
Time: 5 - 6:30 pm
Type: Lecture
Department: HEI
Location: McMaster Health Forum

Description:

Want to up your game in how you use research evidence to inform the pressing health system policy issues you're facing? The McMaster Health Forum's April workshop is your chance to master the skills needed to find and use the best available research evidence in decision-making about health systems!

Speakers:

James Nazroo is professor of sociology, director of the Centre on Dynamics of Ethnicity (CoDE), and co-director of the Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA) at the University of Manchester. He is the principal investigator of the fRaill programme, an interdisciplinary study of inequalities in later life, and co-principal investigator of ELSA, which is a multi-disciplinary panel study of those aged 50 and older, and part of an international 'family' of very similar studies.


Who Should Attend:

Health policymakers, stakeholders and researchers


Registration:

Register now for the five-day workshop - April 24 -28, 2017.

The workshops consist of a combination of online instruction and an in-person workshop in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The workshop fee is $2480 (all prices shown are in Canadian dollars)

More information can be found HERE

Contact Info:

Contact Name: Steven Lott
Phone: 9055259140 ext 22766
Email: mhf@mcmaster.ca

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