Other Queen's Events
Primary Care Hypertension / Smoking Update: Opportunities to Improve Your Practice –
Repeated in each of Brockville, March 31, 2017 (Brockville Convention Centre) AND Belleville, May 10th, 2017, Travelodge Hotel
Lunch - 1200-1250, Workshop - 1250-1630 hours
DON’T MISS Dr. Andrew Pipe!
Canada’s foremost expert on smoking cessation. He was instrumental in the development of the widely adopted Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation at the Heart Institute. Dr. Pipe is recognized as one of Canada’s leading experts in cardiovascular disease prevention, physical activity and health, and smoking cessation.
Who Should Attend:
The Primary Care Team including but not limited to Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Dietitians, Pharmacists, and Social Work.
About the Program:
This workshop supports the application of hypertension/smoking prevention & management in primary care through the review of best practices, available tools, resources, programs and case studies. Topics include:
- Hypertension & Smoking Key Note Dr. Andrew Pipe
- Refractory Hypertension
- Emerging Issues in Smoking Cessation (eg. Marijuana, e-cigarettes) Dr. Andrew Pipe
- Vascular Health Tools and Resources Linda Hansen, Colleen Murphy & Crystal Roach
- Brag and Steals from local programs