CSIM Annual Meeting 2014




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CSIM 2014 Annual  Meeting
October 1-4, 2014 at the Westin Calgary
Final Program (PDF)

Conflict of Interest Declaration
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Presentation slides
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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

1400 –   Obstetrical Medicine and Maternal Disorders of PregnancyKendiss Olafson, Ian Scott

1400 –   Update in Critical Care Medicine, Paul Gibson, Rshmi Khurana

1400 –   Palliative and End of Life Care, Amanda Brisebois, Tim Hiebert, Karen Tang

Thursday, October 2, 2014


0835 –  CSIM/Royal College Osler Lecture: The Evolution of a Cultural Shift in CPD: Current and Future Implications, Craig Campbell


1005 –      Approach to Hyponatremia, Debbie Rosenbaum


                Hematologic Emergencies, Lauren Bolster


                Venous Thromboembolic Disease Update, Benjamin Bell, James Douketis

    Common Health Care Errors and How we Recognize & Modify our Cognitive Vulnerabilities, Bruce Fisher


1205 –   Management of Bleeding and Practical Management of NOACs, Anna Rahmani

Friday, October 3, 2014


0700 –   Seeing the Big Picture, Stephen Hwang


0830 –      Day-to-Day Management of Congestive Heart Failure, Israel Belenkie


                Osteoporosis for the Internist: What you need to know and why, Brian Wirzba


                Medical Education: Best Practices and Competency-Based Education in GIM, Sharon Card, Narmin Kassam


                Emerging Resistant Pathogens, John Conly


                "Hickam and Ockham and Bayes, Oh My": Case-based Diagnostic Reasoning Workshop, Jake Onrot


                Prescription Opioid Misuse, Alex Chan


1345 –   Short Snappers


                Pulmonary Function Tests, John Reid


Saturday, October 4, 2014


0945 –      Neuropathies and Myopathies, Cory Toth


                Cardiac Devices - CRT, ICD: Who is and is not a Candidate? Who Decides?, Colette Seifer


                OSA: Screening and Management Update, John Reid


                Lipid Management: Pragmatic Approach to New Guidelines, Raj Padwal


                De-prescribing Polypharmacy in the Elderly, Phil St John


                HIV Update for the General Internist, Terry Wuerz


1145 –   Stroke Update: Canadian Best Practice Recommendations for Stroke Care, Moira Kapral


We gratefully acknowledge support of our scientific program by educational grants from:

Platinum Partners

Gold Sponsors


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