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Webinars

Webinars offer the perfect way to stay current and informed, without having to take time out for travel. And since most of our live webinars take place at 8 pm, you will not have to lose any of your workday. As a Nova Scotian physician, you’ll benefit from an annual series of live, one-hour, Mainpro+ accredited programs. These sessions are designed to help you better understand a variety of highly relevant topics, including:
    - Pituitary disease/dysfunction
    - Anxiety in children and teens
    - Pitfalls in ER: Commonly missed diagnoses
    - Assessing decision-making competency in older adults

If you miss a webinar that interests you, it’s easy to catch up. As long as the facilitator gives permission, you’ll find the presentations posted below for up to one month after the original event.

On occasion, we use webinars to pass on important messages from the Department of Health and Wellness. Previous topics have included:
    - H1N1
    - C. difficile colitis
    - Lyme disease
    - Management of low back pain

 

Upcoming webinars

Topics for the 2017-18 academic year are continually being booked and will be updated regularily. With only the odd exception, the dates below are set for the year. Please mark any dates of interest in your calendar. If you are a physician and would like to be included in a weekly Tuesday email-reminder of current upcoming sessions, drop us a line at cpd@dal.ca.

Dec 06 - Wed
De-prescribing for the Frail Elderly 
|  Dr. Brian Steeves & Dr. Peter Loveridge
Presentation [PDF], Printable Version [PDF]

Dec 14 - FacDev - Thurs
Interpreting Research Results for Making Clinical Decisions
  |  Dr. Michael Allen

2018

Jan 10 - Wed
Depression and Antidepressants 
|  Dr. Risk Kronfli

Jan 18 - FacDev - Thurs
Bringing Social Accountability to Life through the Lens of Community Engagement
|  Ms. Shawna O'Hearn & Dr. Christy Simpson

Jan 25 - Thurs
Choosing Wisely: 5 Questions to Ask Before You Order a Test 
| Dr. Samuel Campbell

Feb 01 - FacDev 8AM- Thurs
 IPE 
|  Dr. Stephen Miller

Feb 07 - Wed
Complementary Medicine
   | Dr. J.William LaValley

Feb 15 - FacDev - Thurs
The Leader's Role in Building Culture of Accountability (Leadership)
|  Dr. Steven Bellemare (CMPA)

Feb 22 - Thurs
Interpreting an Abnormal CBC  
| Dr. Nick Forward

Mar 01 - FacDev 8AM - Thurs
Effective Knowledge Translation with Learners 
|  Dr. Brad Wuetherick

Mar 07 - Wed
Update on Pancreatic Cancer  | Dr. Ravi Ramjeesingh

Mar 22 - Thurs
Pros/Cons of SGLT Inhibitors, DPP-4 Inhibitors, and GLP-1 Agonists  | Dr. Michael Mindrum

Mar 29 - FacDev - Thurs
An Introduction to Medical Education Research  |  Dr. Anna MacLeod

Apr 04 - Wed
Polycystic Ovarian Disease (PCOD) 
| Dr. Renda Bouzayen

Apr 12 - FacDev - Thurs

Apr 19 - Thurs
Update in Medical Genetics for FPs: Patterns of Inheritance, Keys to Taking Family History, Genetics Referral
  | Dr. Lynnette Penney

Apr 26 - FacDev - Thurs
Medical Mistakes - How to Help Learners with Errors and Adverse Outcomes 
(Teaching)  |  Dr. Carolyn Thomson

May 03 - FacDev - Thurs

May 09 - Wed
Update in Medical Genetics for FPs: Genetic Testing, Newborn Screening, Direct-to-Consumer Testing
  | Dr. Sandhya Parkash

May 17 - FacDev - Thurs

May 24 - Thurs
Treatment of Menopause  | Dr. Gillian Graves

May 31 - FacDev - Thurs

Jun 06 - Wed
Transgender Issues  |  Dr. Susan Atkinson

Jun 14 - FacDev - Thurs
Preparing for Promotion (Prof Dev)  |  Dr. Lara Hazelton

Jun 21 - Thurs
Managing Behavioural Problems in Patients with Dementia in LTC and at Home  |  Dr. Sam Searle

 

Archived Webinar Recordings
(2-weeks only)
- Credited as self-report only.
Does not qualify for Mainpro+ credit

CPD webinar video
FacDev webinar video
Continuing Care Supports - Nov 23
 

Former Presentations - Handouts

Continuing Care Supports [PDF] with Susan Stevens  Nov 23

Commonly Used Street Drugs [PDF] with Dr. John Fraser  Nov 08

Review and Mgmt of CKD [PDF] with Dr. Neil Finkle  Oct 18

 

Need more information?

Contact Nadine MacDonald at 902-494-1484 or cpd@dal.ca.