SOGC/APOG Ontario CME 2017

November 30-December 2, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario

Scientific program is subject to change

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Sessions

Enhanced skills course: Contemporary Contraception – Challenges and Solutions

12:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Room Name: Carmichael/Jackson

Details:

Registration fees for this enhanced skills course (does not include the SOGC/APOG Ontario CME):

Category

*Fees*

  • Ob/gyn
  • Family physicians

$75

  • Ob/gyn residents
  • Family medicine residents
  • Registered nurse / Nurse practitioners / other healthcare provider

$50

 

There is a maximum of 90 participants for this course.

 

Program

12:30-12:40 --- Welcome R Reid

Chair: M Jamieson 

12:40-13:00 --- The evolution of combined hormonal contraceptives: route, dosage, regimen (M Mirosh)

13:00-13:20 --- Religious and cultural influences on contraception (C Ferguson)

13:20-13:40 --- Special considerations in the adolescent and women with disabilities (J McNaught)

13:40-14:00 --- A new paradigm in contraceptive counselling: IUC first (A Waddington)

14:00-14:20 --- Perimenopausal contraception and transitioning to menopause (A Black)

 14:20-14:40 --- Nutrition break

Chair: R Reid

14:40-15:00 --- Complicated medical conditions (A Binette)

15:00 -15:20 --- Emergency contraception (J Thorne)

15:20 -15:40 --- Surgical approaches to sterilization (S Kives)

15:40-16:00 --- Future directions in contraception/ male contraceptives (S Black)

16:00-16:20 --- Exploring IUC counselling with the IUC App (a demo) (D Costescu)

16:20- 17:00 Choose between: Challenging cases (Mirosh/Palerme/Reid) or IUC workshop (Costescu/ Murray/Jamieson)

17:00 ---Summation: M Jamieson

 

Learning Objectives:

Participants in this CME event will be able to:

  • Describe current and emerging approaches to effective family planning;
  • Provide contraception advice to women from different religions and cultures;
  • Prescribe contraception for women with challenging medical issues;
  • Utilize a new intrauterine contraception App (IUC Expert) to support their clinical practices.

The SOGC is proud to have been a long term supporter of the Contraception Advice, Research, and Education (C.A.R.E.) Fellowship program through Queen’s University in Kingston. All of the speakers in this program are graduates of that fellowship training in Contraception and Family Planning.

 

Speaker(s):

President’s lecture: Preventable stillbirth and neonatal death - Can we make a difference?

8:00 AM to 8:40 AM
Room Name: Toronto I & II

Details:

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

  • Understand the position of Canada and other high-income countries (HICs) with respect to perinatal loss;
  • Consider important causative factors that lead to preventable perinatal loss and injury;
  • Reflect on personal and institutional practices that may reduce perinatal loss and injury.
Speaker(s):

Cervical cancer screening

8:40 AM to 9:10 AM
Room Name: Toronto I & II

Details:

After this session the participant will be able to:

  • List the factors taken into consideration when deciding on a particular screening test for cervical cancer;
  • Discuss the rationale for changes in cervical cancer screening guidelines such as delayed onset of screening and variation in follow up recommendations;
  • Predict the expected impact of HPV vaccination and HPV testing on cervical cancer incidence (and mortality) at the national and provincial level.

Link to SOGC's Little BIG Talk video on HPV: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kY_v3DKE7rg

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Postpartum/postop VTE prophylaxis: Doing more harm than good?

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Room Name: Toronto I & II

Details:

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

  • Describe the epidemiology of post-op and post-partum VTE;
  • Appraise the evidence supporting and questioning VTE prophylaxis;
  • Develop an approach to patient selection for VTE prophylaxis.
Speaker(s):

Little BIG Talk: Bacterial vaginosis

11:00 AM to 11:10 AM
Room Name: Toronto I & II

Details:

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

  • Describe the epidemiology and the pathogenesis of bacterial vaginosis.
Speaker(s):

Little BIG Talk: Importance of patient choice in overactive bladder therapy

11:30 AM to 11:40 AM
Room Name: Toronto I & II

Details:

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

  • Review overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms and common conditions masquerading as OAB;
  • Identify patient factors in OAB treatment choices.
Speaker(s):

Menopause: Myths, tips and realities

11:45 AM to 12:25 PM
Room Name: Toronto I & II

Details:

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

  • Counsel menopausal women about the benefits and risks of therapies for treatment of menopausal vasomotor symptoms (CanMeds: Medical expert, Communicator);
  • Dispel common misconceptions about managing menopausal concerns (CanMeds: Communicator, Health Advocate);
  • Address practical issues (risk assessment, route of administration, optimal formulations, dose, duration of treatment, and monitoring while on therapy) (CanMeds: Medical expert).

Link to the SOGC's Little BIG Talk video on menopause: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xc0RxhHfVRk

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Extended prenatal screening in Ontario

1:25 PM to 1:55 PM
Room Name: Toronto I & II

Details:

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

  • Describe the recent evolution of prenatal screening in Ontario, from IPS to eFTS;
  • Describe how women’s prenatal testing choices in Ontario have evolved: the “NIPT effect”;
  • Understand how registry data can inform screening policy.
Speaker(s):

Little BIG Talk: Progesterone and preterm birth

1:55 PM to 2:05 PM
Room Name: Toronto I & II

Details:

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

  • Understand why progesterone is the preferred prevention of preterm birth in singletons and in twins.
Speaker(s):

Little BIG Talk: Why do bad things happen to good people in laparoscopy

2:10 PM to 2:20 PM
Room Name: Toronto I & II

Details:

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

  • Recognize legal consequences of laparoscopic complications in Canada.
Speaker(s):

Workshops (1)

2:40 PM to 3:40 PM

Workshop 1A - Vaginitis hour

Room Name: Carmichael/Jackson

Details:

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

  • Formulate a plan to investigate the common causes of vaginitis;
  • Describe the epidemiology and the pathogenesis of bacterial vaginosis;
  • Identify common methods used in the diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis;
  • List recommended treatment regimens for vulvovaginal candidiasis as well as emerging alternative treatments.
Speaker(s):

Workshop 1B - Predictive value of the preeclampsia biomarkers (sFlt-1/PlGF ratio): clinical implications

Room Name: Harris
Speaker(s):

Workshop 1C - Overactive bladder therapy

Room Name: York

Details:

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

  • Identify current evidence-based overactive bladder (OAB) treatment choices;
  • Guide clinicians with patient-directed OAB therapy.
Speaker(s):

Workshop 1D - Medico-legal: best practices in obstetrics

Room Name: Lismer

Details:

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

  • Describe the CMPA experience with obstetrical cases;
  • Identify medical legal hazards in obstetrics and;
  • Develop mitigation strategies for risks in obstetrics.
Speaker(s):

Workshop 1E - Hormonal contraception: Thinking outside the box

Room Name: Tom Thomson

Details:

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

  • Consider intrauterine contraceptive as first-line option, and for more than 5 years for selected women;
  • Counsel patient regarding the new combined hormonal contraceptive regimen;
  • Manage menstrual cycle symptoms for women who are using intrauterine contraceptive;
  • Prescribe Tranexamic acid for women using combined hormonal contraceptive.
Speaker(s):

Workshop 1F - Advancing global women's health

Room Name: Macdonald

Details:

How a cross-country needs assessment on resident education in global health informed the development of a national curriculum. An overview of the modules will be presented. Preparing for a global health experience, and the benefit that doing so can provide to all physicians regardless of their stage of training or scope of practice, will be demonstrated. Opportunities for global women's health work abroad through the SOGC will be highlighted. How APOG and the SOGC, working together, can prepare us to care for the international community at home and abroad will be explored.


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

  • explore approaches to the implementation of a global women's health curriculum into obstetrics and gynecology residency training.
  • appreciate the importance of preparing for a global women's health experience.
  • understand the importance of developing partnerships in global women's health initiatives.
Speaker(s):

Workshops (2)

4:10 PM to 5:10 PM

Workshop 2A - Progesterone and preterm birth

Room Name: Tom Thomson

Details:

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

  • Understand why progesterone is the preferred prevention of preterm birth in singletons;
  • Appreciate why progesterone is the preferred prevention of preterm birth in twins;
  • Identify dosages of progesterone used in trials and guidelines.
Speaker(s):

Workshop 2B - Why do bad things happen to good people in laparoscopy

Room Name: Carmichael/Jackson

Details:

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

  • Recognize legal consequences of laparoscopic complications in Canada;
  • List and describe various laparoscopic entry techniques;
  • Evaluate existing laparoscopic entry techniques;
  • Summarize complication rates of various laparoscopic entry techniques;
  • Apply current knowledge towards a safer approach to laparoscopic entry.
Speaker(s):

Workshop 2C - Invasive placenta

Room Name: York
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Workshop 2D - To Pex or not to Pex – The evidence (or lack thereof) for Oophoropexy

Room Name: Lismer

Details:

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

  • Site the available literature for pediatric/adolescent oophoropexy;
  • Discuss the situations in which oophoropexy could be considered;
  • Enumerate the pros and cons of oophoropexy in the pediatric/adolescent population; and
  • Contrast the various surgical techniques for oophoropexy.
Speaker(s):

Workshop 2E - OHIP billing: what has changed?

Room Name: Harris

Details:

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

  • Identify billing issues and know how to resolve them;
  • Demonstrate billing best practices;
  • Describe future directions.
Speaker(s):

Workshop 2F - Resident track

Room Name: Macdonald

Details:

This session of rapid-fire presentations is being organized by the SOGC Resident Committee and therefore might be of particular interest to residents.

Cannabis use in pregnancy
16:10-16:25 - Presented by Dr. Lisa Graves

What I wish I had known as a resident
16:25-16:40 - Presented by Dr. Guylaine Lefebvre

Health break
16:40-16:55

The Hidden Curriculum
16:55-17:10 - Presented by Dr. Laura Hopkins

Speaker(s):

OSOG awards dinner

6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Room Name: Governor General

Details:

The OMA Section of Ob/Gyn and the OSOG will be holding their Awards Dinner in association with the SOGC’s Ontario CME.  Everyone is invited to attend this wonderful evening to celebrate this year’s recipient, Dr. Renato Natale

(The cost is $50.00 per person and partners are encouraged to attend.  Please complete the OSOG Awards Dinner portion of the Ontario CME registration form to attend)

Dr. Natale is a professor in the departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Pediatrics at the Western University. He is the former chair-chief of Western’s department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at St.Joseph’s Hospital and London Health Sciences Centre,Victoria Hospital  

Dr. Natale’s main areas of study have been in best practices in Obstetrics, to achieve best outcomes for mothers and neonates. As such, he has participated in many randomized clinical studies carried out nationally and internationally and kept the citywide perinatal database.

Dr. Natale was responsible for the Ontario Perinatal Surveillance System and the Fetal Alarm Network in Ontario which ultimately led to the formation of BORN Ontario.

Dr. Natale has been an active clinician in Maternal Fetal Medicine in London and the Southwest Region of Ontario and is the Obstetrical Director of the Southwest Perinatal Outreach Program and a pillar for the Maternal Neonatal Child Youth Network in the Southwest Region.

Lessons as a clinician scientist… and a bit of science (APOG excellence research award winner)

8:40 AM to 9:10 AM
Room Name: Toronto I & II

Details:

This session might be of particular interest to APOG members.

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

  • Identify “dos” and “don'ts” or keys for success as a clinician scientist;
  • Identify benefits and limitations to the use of animal models for the study of fetal physiology and pathophysiology;
  • List fetal adaptive responses to hypoxia as a basis for antenatal fetal monitoring.
Speaker(s):

Follow-up of test results and responsibilities

9:10 AM to 9:40 AM
Room Name: Toronto I & II

Details:

This session might be of particular interest to APOG members.

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

  • Describe the accountabilities of the provider and system for ensuring reliable test results;
  • Identify processes that can reduce the risk of missed results for patients;
  • Using case-based scenarios, analyze the risks and mitigation strategies.
Speaker(s):

Concurrent oral abstracts (1): Best of best presentations

10:10 AM to 12:10 PM
Room Name: Carmichael/Jackson

Details:

This session might be of particular interest to APOG members.

10:10 --- Abstract 1A - Neuroendocrine Carcinoma of the Cervix: A Review of Clinical Presentation, Treatment, Prognostic Factors and Survival Outcome from two institutions over 33 years
Presented by Dr. Angela Deane (University of Calgary)

10:25 --- Abstract 1B - Antenatal intravenous immunoglobulin treatment of gestational alloimmune liver disease: A systematic review
Presented by Dr. Cindy Kao (University of Alberta)

10:40 --- Abstract 1C - Teaching residents takes time: a comparison of obstetric and gynecologic procedures in academic versus community hospitals
Presented by Dr. Megan McKeown (University of Western Ontario)

10:55 --- Abstract 1D - Assessing postpartum glucose screening rates for gestational diabetes mellitus in the Saskatoon Health Region
Presented by Dr. Afton Sielski (University of Saskatchewan)

11:10 --- Abstract 1E - Prospective validation of sentinel lymph node biopsy with indocyanine green fluorescence imaging in high-risk endometrial cancer
Presented by Dr. Maria Cusimano (University of Toronto)

11:25 --- Abstract 1F - Crown Rump Length in IVF Pregnancy: Predictor of Adverse Perinatal Outcomes?
Presented by Dr. Kristy Cho (University of British Columbia)

11:40 --- Abstract 1G - A qualitative exploration of past family planning counselling of adolescent and young mothers
Presented by Dr. Kate Gerster (McMaster University)

11:55 --- Abstract 1H - Evaluation of cabergoline suppression in women living with HIV
Presented by Dr. Mélissa Roy (Université de Montréal)

Speaker(s):

Concurrent session: Preterm prevention

10:10 AM to 10:40 AM
Room Name: Toronto I & II

Details:

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

  • Summarize scientific literature and protocols on cervical length screening, progesterone prophylaxis and low-dose aspirin (ASA) in early pregnancy;
  • Report on an emerging provincial quality improvement program to reduce preventable preterm birth and stillbirth in Ontario.
Speaker(s):

Concurrent plenaries: Gynaecological topics

10:40 AM to 12:10 PM

10:40-11:10 - GYN1A - Medico-legal issues in colposcopy

Room Name: Toronto III

Details:

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

  • Describe the CMPA experience in cases involving colposcopy;
  • Implement mitigation strategies to reduce the medico-legal risks associated with colposcopy.
Speaker(s):

11:10-11:40 - GYN1B - The new Ontario colposcopy guidelines

Room Name: Toronto III

Details:

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

  • Review the OCSP vision, structure and imperatives for change;
  • Illustrate the program's plan for organization of colposcopy and the integration of colposcopy into cervical screening;
  • Describe program recommendations for transition to HPV testing in cervical screening and colposcopy.
Speaker(s):

11:40-12:10 - GYN1C - Colposcopy in regional centres: Problems and solutions

Room Name: Toronto III

Details:

After this session, participants will be able to:

  • •Discuss the current colposcopy practice in the North;
  • •Identify the challenges of colposcopy practice in the North;
  • •Create possible solutions to colposcopy challenges in the North.

 

Speaker(s):

Concurrent plenaries: Obstetrical topics

10:40 AM to 12:10 PM

10:40-11:10 - OBS2A: Issues in preterm labour management

Room Name: Toronto I & II

Details:

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

  • Diagnose preterm labour using clinical and technological criteria;
  • Improve perinatal outcome with appropriately timed corticosteroids, magnesium sulfate, and delayed cord clamping;
  • Critique the evidence on the effectiveness of tocolytic agents.
Speaker(s):

11:10-11:40 - OBS2B: Collaborative care and handover

Room Name: Toronto I & II

Details:

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

  • Review the role of communication in medical error and patient safety [Scholar, Communicator];
  • Explain principles of structured team communication, including handover [Communicator, Collaborator];
  • Review barriers to handover quality [Scholar, Communicator];
  • Discuss existing literature on handover quality and improvement, particularly the I-PASS method [Scholar, Communicator].
Speaker(s):

11:40-12:10 - OBS2C: HIROC review of oxytocin intervention check-list

Room Name: Toronto I & II

Details:

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

  • Identify potential knowledge practice gaps that may exist in practice with the use of oxytocin;
  • Inform others of the presence of an oxytocin check-list and the result of implementation of such in a North American Health care system;
  • Describe the process of an introduction of the check-list into an Ontario hospital;
  • Describe an ongoing evaluative study.
Speaker(s):

Fostering inter-professional harmony

1:10 PM to 1:50 PM
Room Name: Toronto I & II

Details:

This session might be of particular interest to APOG members.

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

  • Identify types and sources of learner mistreatment;
  • Recognize the origins of workplace dissonance;
  • Describe strategies to promote a positive learning environment.
Speaker(s):

Concurrent oral abstracts (2): Best of best presentations

1:50 PM to 3:50 PM
Room Name: Carmichael/Jackson

Details:

This session might be of particular interest to APOG members.

13:50 --- Abstract 2A - Paraneoplastic syndromes associated with gynecological cancers: A systematic review
Presented by Dr. Matthieu Viau (Université Laval)

14:05 --- Abstract 2B - Antenatal care at the health sciences center: A qualitative review of comments on a patient satisfaction survey
Presented by Dr. Laura Williams (Memorial University)

14:20 --- Abstract 2C - Retention of vaginal breech delivery skills taught in simulation
Presented by Dr. Heather Stone (Dalhousie University

14:35 --- Abstract 2D - Suitability of Phosphatidylglycerol in Predicting Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Pregnancies Complicated by Diabetes
Presented by Dr. Olga Haakman (University of Manitoba)

14:50 --- Abstract 2E - Quelles caractéristiques personnelles et organisationnelles sont associées à l'absence aux rendez-vous en clinique externe de gynécologie dans un centre académique? 
Presented by Dr. Stéphanie Carrière-Lévesque (Université de Montréal)

15:05 --- Abstract 2F - Cardiovascular disease risk perception and knowledge among a general obstetrical population
Presented by Dr. Emily Stern (Queen's University)

15:20 --- Abstract 2G - Burnout, Depression and Anxiety During OBGYN Residency
Presented by Dr. Noha Fossen (University of Ottawa)

15:35 --- Abstract 2H - Title to be confirmed
Presenter to be confirmed

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Workshops (3)

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Workshop 3A - CBME 101

Room Name: Carmichael/Jackson

Details:

This session might be of particular interest to APOG members.

Speaker(s):

Workshop 3B - Who wants to assess competence using simulation? I do! I do!

Room Name: Toronto III

Details:

This session might be of particular interest to APOG members.

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

  • List five entrustable professional activities that are amenable to summative assessment using simulation;

  • Create simulation-based assessments to ensure the competence of trainees on specific entrustable professional activities;

  • Reflect on the first national theatre-based simulation scenario for obstetrical competency being initiated this academic year.

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Abstract poster viewing and reception - SOLD OUT!

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Room Name: Convention level foyer

Details:

All tickets to this event have been sold.

This session might be of particular interest to APOG members.

Celebrate the best in education! Join us for his popular social event that provides a relaxing atmosphere where delegates are given the opportunity to greet and mingle with fellow colleagues from across the country as well as view the posters from this year’s APOG abstract program. 

One complimentary drink ticket will be given to those delegates who preregister for this event by selecting the corresponding ticket on the online registration form. A cash bar will be available onsite for those delegates who did not preregister before on the online registration form closes at midnight on November 26, 2017.

Poster Number Abstract Title Presenter
001 INTERPROFESSIONAL EDUCATION: OBSTETRICS SIMULATIONS  Dr. Shannon Joice
002

ACTIVE MANAGEMENT TO TRANSITION TO RESIDENCY

Dr. Salina Kanji
003  TREATMENT OF ENDOMETRIOSIS IN WOMEN WITH UNEXPLAINED FAILED EMBRYO TRANSFERS AND NO DIAGNOSIS OF ENDOMETRIOSIS, WITH DEPO-LUPROLIDE ACETATE (DEPGNRH-AG) AND LETROZOLE FOR TWO MONTHS. Dr. Suhaib Khayat
004 THE EFFECTS OF MATERNAL REQUESTED CAESAREAN SECTIONS ON BREASTFEEDING AND CHILDHOOD ASTHMA OUTCOMES: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW Dr. Isabelle Létourneau
005 RECRUITING THE BEST: THE IMPACT OF THE SOCIETY OF OBSTETRICIANS AND GYNAECOLOGISTS OF CANADA (SOGC) MEDICAL STUDENT PROGRAM (MSP) Dr. Donna Fedorkow
006 OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY SIMULATION SESSION FOR FIRST YEAR RESIDENTS Dr. Cristina Mitric
007 IMPACT OF AN HPV EDUCATION AND VACCINATION CAMPAIGN IN CANADIAN UNIVERSITY STUDENTS Dr. Sabrina Piedimonte
008 CURRICULUM MAPPING TO INFORM THE ORGANIZATION OF A COMPETENCY-BASED RESIDENCY PROGRAM IN OB/GYN Ms. Hossai Furmli
009 CREATION OF AN EXPANDED PEDIATRIC AND ADOLESCENT GYNECOLOGY (PAG) CURRICULUM USING SELF-LEARNING MODULES Mr. Hossai Furmli
010 HoCUS-PoCUS TEACHING IMPROVES PRE-CLERK KNOWLEDGE AND CONFIDENCE IN POCUS USE AND INTERPRETATION  Miss Maryam Kotait
011 UTERINE RUPTURE IN THE PRIMIPAROUS UNSCARRED UTERUS WITHOUT LABOUR: A CASE REPORT Dr. Fiona Young
012 SIMULATION SUCCESS STORY: CHANGES IN OB/GYN UNDERGRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION  Dr. Alexandra Davidson
013 WOMEN WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITIY IN PREGNANCY: SURVEY AS NEEDS ASSESSMENT FOR CURRICULUM IMPROVEMENT IN OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY IN CANADA  Dr. Gharid Nourallah
014 DO ONLINE MODULES FOR SURGICAL TEACHING IMPROVE RESIDENT KNOWLEDGE? Dr. May Sanaee
015 DO COMPETENCY-BASED SURGICAL EDUCATION MODULES IMPROVE OPERATIVE SELF-CONFIDENCE AND SATISFACTION IN JUNIOR GYNECOLOGY RESIDENTS? Dr. May Sanaee
016 GUAGING NEEDLESTICK SAFETY IN HIGH RISK ROTATIONS FOR CANADIAN UNDERGRADUATE MEDICAL STUDENTS Dr. Anita Shah
017 CAREFUL, CLERKS! A SURVEY OF NEEDLESTICK SAFETY IN OB/GYN AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO Dr. Anita Shah

Opioid crisis in Canada

8:00 AM to 8:40 AM
Room Name: Toronto I & II

Details:

This session might be of particular interest to APOG members.

Speaker(s):

Concurrent oral abstracts (3)

8:45 AM to 9:45 AM
Room Name: Carmichael/Jackson

Details:

This session might be of particular interest to APOG members.

08:45 --- Abstract 3A - Hierarchy in the delivery room: who's speaking up?  
Presented by Dr. Adam Garber

09:00 --- Abstract 3B - Competent students, confident patients? Hands on training in ob/gyn undergraduate medical education
Presented by Dr. Alexandra Davidson

09:15 --- Abstract 3C - Interprofessional perinatal simulation as a teaching tool for trainees in obstetrics and midwifery
Presented by Dr. Harrison Banner

09:30 --- Abstract 3D - The efficacy and safety of probiotics on group b streptococcus (GBS) rectovaginal colonization in pregnancy: a systematic review
Presented by Dr. Roksana Behruzi, RM, PhD (McGill University)

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Concurrent workshops (4)

8:45 AM to 9:45 AM

Workshop 4A - Member’s choice - Simulation, a play in 3 acts: Methodology to make simulation within reach of everyone

Room Name: Harris

Details:

In situ simulations improve communication, teamwork, and processes of care. The problem is that no one seems able to afford the time to do it. This workshop will present methodology to make simulation within the reach of everyone.

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

  • Understand that simulation programs are an essential part of a Continuous Quality Improvement program (Leader, health advocate);
  • Construct a multidisciplinary team to simulate and manage learnings from in situ simulation (Collaborator, leader);
  • Formulate improvements to processes within units to continuously improve care (Communicator, collaborator, health advocate).
Speaker(s):

Workshop 4B - Counselling for sexual dysfunction

Room Name: Macdonald

Details:

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

  • Define various types of female sexual dysfunction (FSD) (Medical Expert);
  • Identify risk factors for sexual dysfunction using the bio-psycho-social model (Medical Expert, Communicator);
  • Provide patients with resources for understanding and managing sexual concerns (Medical Expert, Health Advocate, Collaborator);
  • Create a treatment plan for uncomplicated FSD (Medical Expert, Communicator).
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Workshop 4C - Member's choice: Second stage malposition management

Room Name: Lismer
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Workshop 4D - Cannabis in pregnancy

Room Name: York

Details:

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

  • Identify the evidence related to marijuana use in pregnancy and breastfeeding;
  • Discuss challenges in addressing marijuana use in pregnancy and breastfeeding;
  • Apply techniques learned in day to day clinical care of women of reproductive age.
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Concurrent plenary sessions

10:15 AM to 12:25 PM

10:15-10:30 - Updated Cancer Care Ontario guidelines on uterine sarcoma

Room Name: Toronto I & II

Details:

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

  • Describe the work up of a suspicious uterine mass;
  • Explain the management of a suspicious uterine mass;
  • Explain the management of uterine sarcoma.
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10:30-10:45 - Congenital CMV infection

Room Name: Toronto I & II

Details:

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

  • Describe the burden of Congenital CMV Infection (cCMV) in Canada and Ontario;
  • Discuss the rationale for Universal Newborn Screening Vs Targeted Newborn, Maternal or Fetal;
  • Explain the impact of Maternal infection type (Primary Vs Secondary) on cCMV burden;
  • Discuss Preventative Strategies and the Role of the OB-care provider.
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10:45-11:15 - Post-operative pain management

Room Name: Toronto I & II
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11:15-11:45 - Vulvar health

Room Name: Toronto I & II
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11:45-12:25 - Is 39 the new 41? The when and how of induction

Room Name: Toronto I & II

Details:

After this session, participants will be able to:

  • List old and emerging indications for IOL;
  • Understand the evidence (and its limitations) for emerging indications for IOL;
  • Counsel their patients on IOL using the available evidence;
  • Consider old and innovative approaches to cervical ripening.
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Concurrent workshops (5 & 6)

10:15 AM to 12:25 PM

10:15-11:15 - Workshop 5A - Feedback: Moving from fed up and flustered to focused and functional

Room Name: Carmichael/Jackson

Details:

This session might be of particular interest to APOG members.

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

  • Explain what makes feedback useful;
  • Deliver effective feedback.
Speaker(s):

11:25-12:25 - Worshop 6A - Resilience and wellness

Room Name: Carmichael/Jackson

Details:

This session might be of particular interest to APOG members.

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

  • Describe why resilience and wellness pursuits are important in our workplace and learning environments;
  • Assess for wellness in your colleagues and learners;
  • Describe some ways that you can develop resilience and increase wellness for yourself.


 

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