Therapeutics Initiative Conference: Using Evidence Practically – offered in collaboration with the Nanaimo Division of Family Practice
WHEN: Thursday, October 25 & Friday, October 26, 2018.
WHERE: Dorchester Hotel: 70 Church St, Nanaimo, BC. Breakfast and lunch are included.
ACCREDITATION: This course has been accredited for 5.0 Mainpro+ credits per day of participation by the College of Family Physicians of Canada.
COST: This event is free for all Nanaimo Division of Family Practice members. A $250 registration fee applies to all other attendees. Advanced payment required.
REGISTRATION: Email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP by Wednesday, October 17, 2018.
- Distinguished visiting faculty:
- Dr. Dee Mangin (McMaster University)
- Prof. Kay Dickersin (Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health)
- Dr. Tino Piscione (CMPA)
- Dr. Dale Nicoll (Broadmead Lodge)
- Dr. Trish Snozyk (Victoria)
- UBC TI faculty:
- Dr. Tom Perry
- Dr. Jessica Otte
- Dr. Aaron Tejani
- Dr. Cait O’Sullivan
- Local faculty:
- Dr. Kelvin Houghton
- Dr. David Sims
- Dr. Kehinde Oluyede
- Dr. Jennifer Kouwenberg
- Dr. Michelle Francis
- Day 1: Mental Health from Childhood to Seniors:
- Deprescribing and Rational Prescribing for Mental Health
- CBT for Mood Disorders and Insomnia
- Psychotropic Drugs in Children
- ADHD in Youth
- Concurrent workshops on dose response, assessing effectiveness of drugs, paradox of mindfulness.
- Day 2: Applying Evidence in Practice:
- Understanding clinical trials: Unveiling the “real” evidence
- Cyclobenzaprine (Flexeril) for use in pain and link to Risk of Dementia with Anti-Cholinergic Drugs
- Deprescribing case study Type 2 Diabetes and Polypharmacy
- How well do Shingles vaccines work?
- Concurrent workshops on surrogate markers, risk calculators, COPD, deprescribing in the office and in residential care