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Dates: Friday, June 17, 2022 - Friday, June 24, 2022

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. This monthly program is also now being offered in 2 parts (A and B) – Part A will typically be the first 2 weeks, and Part B the remaining weeks for that month. Participants will be required to register for Part A and then Part B when made available.

Registration for this program is complimentary.

Topics and Dates

Constipation and Encopresis

Date and Time: 8:00 AM Friday, June 17, 2022
Presenter: Dr. Amanda Marsh MD
Learning Objectives
  • Define constipation and encopresis
  • Describe the normal anatomy and physiology of stooling
  • Obtain a complete history when asked to see a child with constipation
  • Complete a physical examination when asked to see a child with constipation
  • Order appropriate investigations when asked to see a child with constipation
  • Describe management objectives and goals of treatment for children with constipation

Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction: A Review of CCS Guidelines

Date and Time: 8:00 AM Friday, June 24, 2022
Presenter: Dr. Richard Lush MD, FRCPC
Learning Objectives
  • To review acute management of patients presenting in CHF
  • To define HFrEF
  • To review the CCS heart failure guidelines in patient with HFrEF
  • To review the long-term management of HFrEF
  • To define the role of ICDs in HFrEF

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.