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CPD@Dusk: Dyspnea Beyond the Wheeze - A review of Interstitial Lung Disease for the Family Physician

Location: Faculty of Medicine & Web-conferencing, St. John's

Date: 28 February 2019


Location: 1M101

All fees are inclusive of HST.

Registration Fees

$28.75Webinar-Registration fee

Learning Objectives

At the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Review the fundamental investigations for assessing respiratory disease
  • Recognize the early signs and symptoms of Intestitial Lung Disease (ILD) and determine appropriate initial investigations
  • Describe the disease course of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF), and the importance of early referral
  • Discuss treatment options available for ILD patients, and the potential benefits of early treatment
  • Describe the disease course for patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)

Program Agenda

Thursday, February 28, 2019
6:00 PM
CPD@Dusk: Dyspnea Beyond the Wheeze - A review of Interstitial Lung Disease for the Family Physician
Presenter: Dr. Gokul Vidyasankar


  • Gokul Vidyasankar, MD, FRCPC

    Assistant Professor, Division of Respirology
    Faculty of Medicine, MUN

Accreditation Review

  • Heather Flynn, MD, CCFP
    Family Medicine Unit, Health Sciences Centre
    Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
    Faculty of Medicine, MUN


Lot 30


Funds in support of this CME activity were provided as an educational grant to Memorial University. The funds were independently allocated and disbursed in accordance with current CMA guidelines. An educational grant to help support this program provided by:

The Office of Professional Development (OPD), Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University, is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME), a subcommittee of the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS). This standard allows OPD to assign credits for educational activities based on the criteria established by The College of Family Physicians of Canada, and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.