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Metamorphosis 2019




Donald Gordon Centre
421 Union St., Kingston, Ontario, K7L3N6, Canada
Fee: $210.00 (Base Price)
Registration for this program has closed.

*Online registration is now closed.  If you are interested in attending the Metamorphosis program you are welcome to register at the door on Thursday.

The Metamorphosis 2019 program tackles topics that keep you awake at night. From improving the lives of those livling with addictions to differentiating between the serious and non-serious causes of the red eyeshoulder issues and side effects of biologics, attendees will leave this program feeling better prepared to care for their patients.

CNPS experts will offer attendees the chance to critically evaluate situations which have developed into medical legal cases.

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 5.25 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 5.25 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 & Breakfast

Demystifying the Shoulder--adolescent/adult/elderly

Kristi Wood, MD, MSc, FRCSC, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Surgery (Orthopedic Surgery), Queen's University

Concussion in the Pediatric Patient

R. Garth Smith, MBBS, (UWI), FRCPC, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Queen’s University; Medical Director, Developmental Pediatrician, Child Development Centre, Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, ON

Recreational Cannabis: Safer than alcohol?

Marco L.A. Sivilotti, MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACMT, FAACT, Professor of Emergency Medicine, and of Biomedical & Molecular Sciences

Nutrition Break & Networking

The Red Eye: When to Treat and When to Refer

Stephanie Baxter, BSc, MD, FRCSC Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Queen University

A Bluffer's Guide to Biologics

Henry Averns, MB, ChB, FRCP (UK), FRCPC, Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Queen’s University; Consultant Rheumatologist, Kingston

Lunch & Networking

Rapid Access Addiction Medicine (RAAM) Clinic

Carol Lynch, NP, Nurse Practitioner, Street Health Centre (A part of Kingston Community Health Centre)
Cindy Ocampo, RN (EC), Nurse Practitioner (Primary Care) and Opioid Substitution Therapy (OST), Street Health, Kingston, On
Melissa Wickett, Opioid Case Manager, Street Health, Kingston

How to Catch a Unicorn: A Primary Care Guide to an Appropriate Dermatological Referral

Yuka Asai, MD, FRCPC, MSc, DABD, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology, Queen's University

Nutrition Break & Networking

Top Five Medical Legal Situations to Avoid in Your Practice

Elaine Borg, Legal Counsel, Canadian Nurses Protective Society, Ottawa, On

Program Close