csim conference 2014

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

Click the links below to download the available presentations (PDF format). If you wish to view a presentation that is not listed below, please email info@csim.ca. Please note that not all speakers wish to have their presentations posted online.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Obstetrical Medicine and Maternal Disorders of Pregnancy, Kendiss Olafson, Ian Scott

Update in Critical Care Medicine, Paul Gibson, Rshmi Khurana

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

Thursday, October 2, 2014

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

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


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Gold Sponsors
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