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Annual Cardiovascular Symposium 

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Ambassador Hotel & Conference Centre  
1550 Princess Street, Kingston, Ontario, K7M9E3, Canada
Fee: $200.00 (Base Price)
Registration for this program has closed.

Pricing:

  • $200 for Physicians
  • $100 for Allied Health Professionals including but not limited to: RN, RN(EC), PA, Pharmacist, dietitians, physiotherapists, social workers (etc.)
  • Free for Residents and Students

Queen's University Division of Cardiology and KGH Cardiac Program Annual Cardiovascular Symposium

Please make sure to bring your laptop, tablet, and or smartphone as we will be using PollEverywhere for Q & A.

 

Credits for Family Physicians:

This Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by Queen's University for up to 6.5 Mainpro+ credits.

Credits for Specialists:

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by Queen's University Office of CPD. You may claim a maximum of 6.5 hours (credits are automatically calculated).

Credits for Others:

This is an accredited learning activity which provided up to 6.5 hours of Continuing Education

Registration & Breakfast

Welcome & Introductions

Adrian Baranchuk, MD, FRCPC, Prof., Depts. of Medicine, Div. of Cardiology and of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, Queen’s University

CLAXTON LECTURE - Canadian Heart Failure Guidelines-how to implement them in your practice

Justin Ezekowitz, MD, FRCPC, Associate Professor, Division of Cardiology, University of Alberta, Director of the Heart Function Clinic, Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute and Co-Director of the Canadian VIGOUR Centre, Edmonton, Alberta

Beyond Glycemic Control: Cardiovascular Benefits of SGLT-2 Inhibitors

Stephen LaHaye, MD, FRCPC, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Queens University, Medical of the Director, Hotel Dieu Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation Centre, Director of the Southeastern Ontario Vascular Disease Prevention and Research Centre

The experience of providing Cardiovascular Care for a Syrian refugee

Amer Johri, MD, FRCPC Asst. Prof., Depts. of Medicine, Div. of Cardiology; and of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, Queen’s University

Nutrition Break & Networking

“Innovative ablation strategies in the treatment atrial fibrillation: when the knife meets the catheter”

Gianluigi Bisleri, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Queen's University, Clinic-scientist, KGH Research Institute, Kingston
Ben Glover, MD, MRCP (UK), FESC, MB, BCh, BAO, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Queen's University

When to? (Session 1): When to order a “Nuclear Test”?

Amar Thakrar, MD, FRCPC, Assistant Professor, Divisions of Cardiology and Internal Medicine, Queen's University, Kingston

Cardio-Oncology: A New Clinic at KGH

Raveen Pal, MD, FRCPC Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Queen’s University

Lunch & Networking

Keynote Lecture: Pulmonary Hypertension in 2017

Stephen Archer, MD, FRCPC, Professor and Head, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Queen's University

Cardiovascular Fitness in 2017: What you should be aware of?

Robert Ross, PhD Professor, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen’s University

"Fake news" and the Alt-Med movement: Championing science and rational thought in a post-truth world

Chris Simpson, MD, FRCPC Professor Department of Medicine, Chair, Division of Cardiology, Queen’s University; Past President, Canadian Medical Association

When to? (Session 2): When to order an “Echo”?

Anthony Sanfilippo, MD, FRCPC, Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Medicine Program, Queens University

Nutrition Break & Networking

Does my patient need oral anticoagulation? How to determine the risk of stroke?

Danielle Hart, RN (EC)-Adult, Nurse Practitioner Cardiac Program, Kingston General Hospital

From the bench: Recent advances in cardiovascular research

Donald H. Maurice, Professor, Department of Biomedical & Molecular Sciences, Queen's University, Kingston

The “3 most common” Heart Murmurs

Peggy Dejong,MD, FRCPC, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Queen’s University

Closing Remarks

Adrian Baranchuk, MD, FRCPC, Prof., Depts. of Medicine, Div. of Cardiology and of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, Queen’s University