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Family Medicine Lecture Series - November 2021

Dates: Friday, October 29, 2021 - Saturday, November 20, 2021

The Family Medicine Lecture Series is a partnership between the Long Range, Shalloway, RE-Boot and Endeavor Family Practice Networks, the Family Practice Renewal Program (FPRP), the Office of Professional & Education Development (OPED) with the Faculty of Medicine, the Regional Health Authorities, and Distributed Medical Education (DME) with the Faculty of Medicine. The partnership will see the delivery of a weekly lecture series on topics relevant to family medicine, based on a needs assessment that was conducted by the Family Practice Renewal Program.

Please note: This series of programs will be using the GoToMeeting web platform for all meetings. It is advised that the software be installed and tested prior to the start of the meeting.

Topics and Dates

Review of Urologic Issues

Date and Time: 8:00 AM Friday, October 29, 2021

Learning Objectives
  • Explain PSA screening
  • Discuss flow that pertain to COVID
  • Discuss Urologic Malignancies
  • Identify common and uncommon benign Urologic conditions.
Presenter: Michael Organ, B.Sc, MD, FRCSC

Antimicrobial Stewardship in Primary Care

Date and Time: 8:00 AM Friday, November 5, 2021

Learning Objectives
  • Describe antimicrobial resistance (AMR)
  • Describe antimicrobial use (AMU) in NL
  • Define appropriate AMU in primacy care
  • Support physicians to reduce AMU
  • Introduce activities of the NL AMS Committee and Quality of Care NL
Presenter; Peter Daley, MD, MSc, FRCPC DTM+H

Interim Management of Inflammatory Arthritis

Date and Time: 8:00 AM Friday, November 12, 2021

Learning Objectives
  • Identify inflammatory arthritis
  • Prepare referral for inflammatory arthritis
  • Discuss management of inflammatory arthritis
  • Discuss monitoring for DMARD therapy
Presenter; Shaina Goudie, MD

Prenatal Care

Date and Time: 8:00 AM Friday, November 19, 2021

Learning Objectives
  • Discuss the current prenatal record in NL
  • Describe routine prenatal care in Family Medicine
  • Recognize provincial and national resources for further information regarding specific aspects of prenatal care.
Presenter: Jessica Bishop, MD, CCFP

The Office of Professional & Educational Development (OPED), 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 OPED 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.