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Acute Lyme Disease: Diagnosis, Treatment, and New Research Initiatives

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Where

Donald Gordon Centre
421 Union St., Kingston, Ontario, K7L3N6, Canada
Fee: $140.00 (Base Price)
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Acute Lyme Disease

 

Note: Registration for this program is now full.  Please email Jenny at debruynj@queensu.ca if you wish to be placed on a waitlist.

 

This program is open only to healthcare providers.

 

At the end of this conference the learner will be able to:

  • Integrate learnings from the epidemiology of Lyme Disease and it’s incidence within our region into clinical practice.
  • Diagnose and treat acute and disseminated Lyme disease
  • Assess the impact of local research initiatives, including patient recruitment, in the field of Lyme Disease

 

Credits:
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 3.75 Mainpro+ credits. 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 is approved by the Office of Continuing Professional Development, Queen’s University. You may claim a maximum of 3.75 hours.

 

*In an effort to switch to a “less paper” program, the presentations will be available online under the program in your Program Centre account rather than being printed. 

Registration

The Patient Perspective

Epidemiology of Lyme disease

Kieran Michael Moore, MD, CCFP(EM), FCFP, MPH, DTM&H, FRCPC Medical Officer of Health Program Director, Public Health and Preventive Medicine Professor, Department of Emergency and Family Medicine

Lyme Disease Clinical Considerations

Michael McDonnell, MD, FRCPC Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Queen’s University

Does It Make Sense? Lyme Disease Tests in Clinical Practice

Jorge Martinez-Cajas, MD, FRCPC, Assistant Professor, Departments of Medicine (Div. of Infectious Diseases), and of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, Queen’s University

Q&A Panel Discussion

Nutrition Break

Common Clinical Presentations

Evan Wilson, MD, MSc, FRCPC, Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Queen's University

Special Case Presentations: Lyme carditis

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

Special case presentation: OB/GYN

Kirk Leifso, MD MSc FRCPC FAAP Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Queen's University Pediatric Infectious Diseases Consultant Kingston Health Sciences Centre

Lyme Disease Research Network

Kieran Michael Moore, MD, CCFP(EM), FCFP, MPH, DTM&H, FRCPC Medical Officer of Health Program Director, Public Health and Preventive Medicine Professor, Department of Emergency and Family Medicine

Q&A Panel Discussion

Lunch with the Experts

Program Close & Resources