Annual Clinical and Scientific Conference 2018

June 26-29, 2018 in Victoria, British Columbia

Wednesday, June 27

Sponsored rise & shine education session (unaccredited - registration required) 
A paradigm shift in the management of menopause – Where have we been and where are we going?

06:15-07:00
Room name: Fairmont - Crystal Ballroom

Details:

This sponsored rise & shine education session (unaccredited) is complimentary for ACSC delegates who have paid the conference registration fee, but tickets must be reserved using the ACSC registration form so we can confirm catering quantities.

NOTE: A hot breakfast will be provided in this meeting room for this session.

After completion of this learning activity, participants will be able to:
  • Evaluate the risks and benefits of HT via findings from the WHI and other clinically relevant studies;
  • Explain the scientific rationale for the development of a new class of MHT, known as tissue selective estrogen complex (TSEC);
  • Understand how to prescribe MHT, including TSEC, in appropriate women for the management of menopausal symptoms.

This program is made possible by funding from Pfizer.

Speaker:

  • Denise Black, MD, Winnipeg, MB

Sponsored lunch and learn (unaccredited - registration required) 
See and treat hysteroscopy : Case studies, best practices, economics and the future of minimally invasive gynecology in the OR and ambulatory setting

12:15-13:15
Room name: Fairmont - Crystal Ballroom

Details:

This sponsored lunch and learn session (unaccredited) is complimentary for ACSC delegates who have paid the conference registration feebut tickets must be reserved using the ACSC registration form so we can confirm catering quantities.

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

  • Describe the FIGO classification system for Abnormal Uterine Bleeding (AUB); 
  • Develop management strategies for AUB; 
  • Describe the advantages of second generation RF endometrial ablation technology; 
  • Understand the functionality of a mechanical tissue removal system; 
  • Understand the advantages and disadvantages of a See and Treat model of care. 

This program is made possible by funding from Hologic.

Speakers:

  • Chandrew Rajakumar, MD, Calgary, AB
  • Mina Wesa, MD, Vancouver, BC

Moderator:

  • Michael Suen, MD, Ottawa, ON

Thursday, June 28

Sponsored lunch and learn (unaccredited - registration required) 
Breaking the cycle of pain: Optimizing the Management of Endometriosis through self-assessment

12:30-13:30
Room name: Fairmont - Crystal Ballroom

Details:

This sponsored lunch and learn session (unaccredited) is complimentary for registered ACSC delegates, but tickets must be reserved using the ACSC registration form so we can confirm catering quantities.

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

  • Identify current practice behaviours and potential gaps related to the management of endometriosis; 
  • Describe barriers to improving patient care in endometriosis; 
  • Consider best practices for the betterment of endometriosis patient care.

This program is made possible by funding from AbbVie.

Speaker:

  • Catherine Allaire, MD, Vancouver, BC