conference-2014

BPAO ANNUAL HEALTH SYMPOSIUM: FEBRUARY 22, 2014

8:00
WELCOME AND REGISTRATION
Continental Breakfast

9:00
OPENING REMARKS, INTRODUCTION OF THE KEYNOTE SPEAKER – DR. CYNTHIA MAXWELL, DR. KWAME MCKENZIE AND DR PAUL GALIWANGO

9:10
KEYNOTE SPEAKER ADDRESS – DR. UPTON ALLEN MD, FRCPC; DIRECTOR OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, HOSPITAL FOR SICK CHILDREN

10:00
BREAK

10:30
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

11:00
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

11:30
LUNCH

12:30
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

13:00
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.

13:30
BREAST CANCER SCREENING – DR. MOJOLA OMOLE
Participants will be able to identify the current practice recommendations for breast cancer screening in Canada

14:00
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.

14:30
CONCLUDING REMARKS – DR. KWAME MCKENZIE AND DR PAUL GALIWANGO

14:45
ADJOURNMENT