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Grand Rounds

Expand your knowledge

Whether you’re a practising pediatrician or a resident, you’ll find plenty of value in attending our Grand Rounds. Accredited by the Royal College as a Category 1 Continuing Professional Development activity, these Rounds cover a wide range of basic and clinical science topics relevant to pediatrics.

Although all members of the IWK community are invited, the presentations, which feature a mix of faculty, residents and visiting professors, are developed with pediatricians in mind.

The details

When: Wednesdays, September 2017 - December 2017

Time: 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Where: The IWK Health Centre, Cineplex Theatre (unless otherwise indicated)

Date  
October 18 Topic:  Genetics, Visiting Speaker
Presenter:   Dr. Raphael Schiffmann
Title:  "Lysosomal Storage Diseases: Principles and Illustrations”
Learning Objectives:  
1)  Understand the classification and epidemiology of lysosomal storage diseases.
2)  Clinical recognition and diagnosis of lysosomal storage diseases.
3)  Principles of specific and non-specific therapies for lysosomal storage disease.
October 25

CANCELLED

 

November 1 Presenter:   Dr. Matt Bowes, NS Medical Examiner
Title:  “An Introduction to the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner Service”
Learning Objectives:  
1) Will be able to describe the authority of the medical examiner, especially as it pertains to the deaths of children.
2) Will be able to describe when to call the medical examiner.
3) Will be able to describe the normal processes and procedures of a death investigation, including an autopsy.
4) Will be able to describe how to request an autopsy report.
November 8 Presenter:  Dr. Fajer Altammer, Resident
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives:  TBD
November 15 Topic:  Diagnostic Imaging
Presenter:  Dr. Pierre Schmit
Title:  "Paediatric Imaging Related Risks: Irradiation, Contrasts, Varia..."
Learning Objectives:  
1) To understand the doseS the risks of undue irradiation and the principles of radiation protection.
2) To understand the rationale around contrast choice and administration.
3) To be aware of other risks around paediatric imaging.
November 22 Topic:  Anesthesia Visiting Speaker
Presenter:   TBD
Title: "Mobile Sedation Service"
Learning Objectives:  TBD
November 29 Topic:  Family Leadership Council
Presenter:  TBD
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives:  TBD
December 6 Topic:  Allergy
Presenter:  Dr. Wade Watson
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives:  TBD
December 13 CHRISTMAS QUIZ 

December 20 CANCELLED UNTIL JANUARY
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