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Family Medicine Lecture Series - April 2024

Location: Virtual Delivery

Date: 12 - 26 April 2024

Description

The Family Medicine Lecture Series is delivered in partnership between the Long Range, Shalloway, RE-Boot and Endeavor Family Practice Networks (FPNs), the Family Practice Renewal Program (FPRP), NL Health Services, and the Office of Professional and Education Development (OPED) and Distributed Medical Education (DME), both with the Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University.

This weekly lecture series on topics relevant to family medicine is based on a needs assessment conducted by the Office of Professional and Education Development (OPED), in consultation with the Family Practice Renewal Program, the Family Practice Networks, the NL College of Family Physicians, and the Newfoundland & Labrador Medical Association.

Please Note: This series will use the GoToMeeting (https://www.goto.com/download) web platform for all program sessions. It is advised that the software be installed and tested prior to the start of the meeting.

Registration for this program is complimentary.

Registration Fees

$0.00Complimentary

Program Agenda

Friday, April 12, 2024
8:00 AM
Wound Management- Part II
Mary Beresford
Session Learning Objectives:
  • Identify the fundamental principles of Treating the Wound
  • Conduct thorough wound assessments
  • Perform wound debridement when necessary
  • Differentiate between and treat infections using topical or localized methods
  • Select and apply appropriate dressings and packing for wound
  • Implement adjunctive therapies in wound management

  • CanMED Roles:
  • Medical Expert

  • Friday, April 19, 2024
    8:00 AM
    The Wheezy Lung - Managing Chronic Respiratory Disease in Newfoundland & Labrador
    Dr. Gokul Vidyasankar
    Session Learning Objectives:
  • Provide an update to primary care on the Comprehensive Respiratory Care (CRC) program
  • Provide an update on the management of asthma
  • Provide an update on the management of COPD
  • Discuss proposed updates to the NLPDP Special Authorization process for inhaler therapy

  • CanMED Roles:
  • Medical Expert
  • Health Advocate

  • Friday, April 26, 2024
    8:00 AM
    Interpreting Cognitive Testing
    Dr. Gillian Morrison
    Session Learning Objectives:
  • Identify when and why to use cognitive assessment tools
  • Interpret basic psychometric properties of cognitive testing
  • Recognizing patterns to help determine cognitive diagnosis

  • CanMED Roles:
  • Medical Expert
  • Scholar


  • Acknowledgements

    Funds in support of this CME activity were provided by the Family Practice Renewal Program as an educational grant to Memorial University. The funds were independently allocated and disbursed in accordance with current CMA guidelines.

    In-kind support for this program has been provided by the Long Range, Shalloway, RE-Boot and Endeavor Family Practice Networks (FPNs), NL Health Services, Distributed Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University.

     

    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.