$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
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
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?