BPAO ANNUAL HEALTH SYMPOSIUM: FEBRUARY 22, 2014
WELCOME AND REGISTRATION
OPENING REMARKS, INTRODUCTION OF THE KEYNOTE SPEAKER – DR. CYNTHIA MAXWELL, DR. KWAME MCKENZIE AND DR PAUL GALIWANGO
KEYNOTE SPEAKER ADDRESS – DR. UPTON ALLEN MD, FRCPC; DIRECTOR OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, HOSPITAL FOR SICK CHILDREN
KIDNEY DISEASE IN PERSONS OF AFRICAN DESCENT – DR. TABO SIKANETA
Participants will improve their understanding of the prevalence, presentation, prognosis, and management considerations of kidney disease in the black population
OBESITY AND DIABETES – DR. SEAN WHARTON
Participants will identify the pathophysiological and epidemiological connection between obesity and diabetes.
Participants will be able to describe strategies to help patients combat obesity and reduce risk of developing diabetes
DIFFICULT TO TREAT HYPERTENSION: A PRIMER – DR. SHELDON TOBE
Participants will develop an investigative approach to refractory hypertension, and identify the contemporary therapeutic options, including renal sympathetic denervation
HEALTHY EATING AT EVERY SIZE – KORI KOSTKA, RD
Participants will improve their ability to advise patients on optimal dietary choices, and improve their cardiometabolic heath.
BREAST CANCER SCREENING – DR. MOJOLA OMOLE
Participants will be able to identify the current practice recommendations for breast cancer screening in Canada
FEMALE URINARY INCONTINENCE – DR. PLACIDE RUBABAZA
Participants will appreciate the scope of the problem of female urinary incontinence.
Participants will be able to identify surgical, and non-surgical management options for urinary incontinence in women.
CONCLUDING REMARKS – DR. KWAME MCKENZIE AND DR PAUL GALIWANGO