CSIM Annual Meeting 2014


CSIM 2014 Annual  Meeting
October 1-4, 2014 at the Westin Calgary

Final Program (PDF)

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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

1230 –   High-Fidelity Human Patient Simulation Workshop

1230 –   Bedside Ultrasound Introduction

1445 –   Bedside Ultrasound Advanced

1400 –   Obstetrical Medicine and Maternal Disorders of Pregnancy

1400 –   Update in Critical Care Medicine

1400 –   Palliative and End of Life Care

1400 –   GIM Research Summit

1715 –   Opening Plenary: The Renaissance of GIM

Thursday, October 2, 2014

0700 –   Top Five Papers in GIM

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

0915 –   Thinking Outside the Triangle

1005 –   Common Health Care Errors and How we Recognize and Modify our Cognitive Vulnerabilities

                Approach to Hyponatremia

                Skin and Soft Tissue Infections

                Hematologic Emergencies

                Approach to Rashes for Internists

                Patient Signover - How do we Reduce the Errors

                Approach to Pituitary Disorders

                What's New in Perioperative Cardiovascular Medicine

                Venous Thromboembolic Disease Update

1205 –   Management of Bleeding and Practical Management of NOACs

1345 –   Oral Research and QI Session

Friday, October 3, 2014

0700 –   Seeing the Big Picture

0830 –   Patient Safety

                ECG Diagnoses that Make a Difference

                Day-to-Day Management of Congestive Heart Failure

                Parkinson's Disease and Other Common Movement Disorders

                Prescription Opioid Misuse

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

                Treatment-Resistant Hypertension

                Medical Education: Best Practices and Competency-Based Education in GIM

                Emerging Resistant Pathogens

                Thyroid Disorders for the Internist

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

1120 –   Diabetes mellitus: Key Areas that the New CDA will Help you in Managing DM

1120 –   Women’s Networking Lunch

1300 –   The Quest for Sustainable Quality Improvement Training in GIM

1345 –   Short Snappers

1430 –   Choosing Wisely Canada

Saturday, October 4, 2014

0800 –   GIM Faculty Research Showcase

0945 –   Hepatitis C: Knowledge from the Past, Promising Future

                Neuropathies and Myopathies

                Acute Pain Management in the Addicted Patient

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

                What's New in C. difficile?

                OSA: Screening and Management Update

                Lipid Management: Pragmatic Approach to New Guidelines

                De-prescribing Polypharmacy in the Elderly

                BIPAP and Non-Invasive Ventilation

                HIV Update for the General Internist

1145 –   Stroke Update: Canadian Best Practice Recommendations for Stroke Care

1315 –   Ted Giles Clinical Vignettes



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