St. Paul’s Continuing Medical Education – Conference for Primary Care Physicians
This annual conference in primary care medicine provides an opportunity to refresh your knowledge about, and enthusiasm for, primary care medicine. This conference will focus on an evidence based review of practical information, new trends and discuss controversial topics useful for primary care physicians practicing in urban or rural areas. Educational activities include a Main Lecture Series which will provide a comprehensive review on Cardiology/Diabetes, Gastroenterology/Infectious Disease, Therapeutics,Dermatology, Lab/Investigations, Psychiatry/Behaviour, Family 1 (Kids, Women, Men) and Family 2 (Geriatrics). Exemplary guest speakers have been chosen for their ability to communicate information and skills relevant to daily clinical practice. The speakers will also provide ample time for questions.
Participants will be able to:
- Analyze current issues in primary care medicine and review new guidelines for the treatment of a number of diseases and disorders commonly encountered in family practice.
- Discuss cases regarding new treatment options and technological advances.
- Identify new evidence based treatments using the most up to date clinical and scientific information.
Best Sciences Medicine Course
Friday, May 6, 2016 and Saturday, May 7, 2016
The Fairmont Waterfront – 900 Canada Place Way, Vancouver, BC
This program has been accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and BC Chapter for up to 12.0 Mainpro M1 credits.
- This is a highly interactive course on common and new therapeutic issues from an evidence based perspective.
- The scope of information is broad, practical and often controversial, thus appealing to professionals in family practice, internal medicine, nurse practitioners and pharmacists.
- A syllabus of take home messages is provided.
- This course does not receive any subsidy sponsorship. The entire course is funded by your registration fee.
Course Learning Outcomes
- Appreciate some of the strengths and limitations of the medical evidence and clinical practice guidelines when it comes to common conditions in primary care.
- Understand the responsibility of health professionals to incorporate patient values into the decision making process.
- To be able to incorporate the relevant evidence into shared-informed decision making for common conditions seen in primary care.