West/Central CME 2019

March 14-16, 2019 in Lake Louise, Alberta

Scientific program is subject to change

Sessions

President’s lecture: Decreasing opioid usage – Our role as OB/GYNS

8:00 AM to 8:30 AM
Room Name: Mount Temple AB

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

  • Describe the scope of the opioid epidemic in Canada (Communicator);
  • Explain what portion is enabled by physicians (Scholar);
  • Propose ways to reduce our contribution to the problem and provide better care for our patients (Health Advocate);
  • Describe how we can reduce opioid usage within the pharmaceutical laws in the country (Leader).
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Workshops (1)

10:45 AM to 11:35 AM

1A) CBD is not that scary

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1B) Mental health in women

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1C) Medico-legal issues in obstetrics

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1D) Optimizing hemoglobin and IV iron

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Workshops (2)

1:10 PM to 2:00 PM

2A) Exercise in Pregnancy

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2B) Water births: Evidence based pros and cons

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2C) Medico-legal issues in gynaecology

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2D) Opioid crisis (street drugs)

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NEW!!! Marketplace mixer

5:10 PM to 6:30 PM
Room Name: Mount Temple C

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This event is complimentary for registered conference participants.  Click here for more details.

Concurrent session gynaecology

8:35 AM to 11:35 AM

08:35 --- CS1a) Vulvar diseases

Room Name: Beehive/Lakeshore Trail
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09:05 --- CS1b) Colposcopic management of the immunocompromised patient

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09:35 --- CS1c) Colposcopy case presentations

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10:05 --- Networking break and exhibits

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10:35 --- CS1d) Gynaecologic management of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer

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11:05 --- CS1e) Repeat pregnancy loss

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Concurrent session obstetrics

8:35 AM to 11:35 AM

08:35 --- CS2a) Non-invasive prenatal testing

Room Name: Mount Temple AB

Details:

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

  • Compare use of this test as a stand alone aneuploidy screening test vs. as an adjunct to current screening methods;
  • Describe the differences between the methods available; 
  • Describe the limitations of NIPT;
  • Explore the role of NIPT aneulploidy screening (current and future).

09:05 --- CS2b) Preclampsia: From preconception to postpartum

Room Name: Mount Temple AB
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09:35 --- CS2c) Decreasing interventions in birth

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10:05 --- Networking break and exhibits

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10:35 --- CS2d) GAS sepsis – Group A strep

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11:05 --- CS2e) Cervical insufficiency and cervical cerclage

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Workshop (3)

9:05 AM to 9:55 AM

3A) Member’s choice: Postpartum VTE prophylaxis causes more harm than good – Time to re-evaluate the evidence

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3B) Laparoscopic surgery tips

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3C) Fetal health surveillance

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3D) HPV screening

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Workshop (4)

11:35 AM to 12:25 PM

4A) Changing landscape of maternal heart disease

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4B) Management of PPROM

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4C) Member’s choice: Chronic pelvic pain and pelvic floor myalgia

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4D) Appendectomy in Gynaecologic Surgery

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