Continuing Education

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Pharmacist Only - Biosimilars: Choices of G-CSFs in the Management of Febrile Neutropenia

Faculty:

  • Anatoli Chkaroubo, BScPhm, RPh, ACPR
  • Kirk Wong, BScPhm

Learning Objectives:

  • Review biosimilar R&D pathway and HC regulatory requirements
  • Become familiarized with new HC biosimilar nomenclature and prescribing / dispensing requirements
  • Discuss role of G-CSF in oncology and the management of febrile neutropenia and stem cell mobilization
  • Introduce the latest G-CSF biosimilars in the Canadian market
  • Share clinical pearls and case-based examples

When:

  • Tue. July 9th, 2019 Reception at 6:30pm

Where:

  • Spencer's at the Waterfront, 1340 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington
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Tue Jul 09 2019
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Monitoring Glycemic Control - Help Make Connections For Your Clients

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify challenges and benefits to integrating technology into Diabetes Management
  2. Reflect on the options available to patients and issues that may affect their choices
  3. Recognize ways to discuss monitoring and realistic goals with clients
  4. Identify patterns with results
  5. Utilize a case study to help build a management plan for your diabetes patients including monitoring, nutrition & activity with connected devices

Speaker:

  • Bo Fusek, RN, CDE

Location:

  • Liuna Station, 360 James St North, Hamilton

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Wed Jun 26 2019
6:00 PM
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New Psoriasis Treatments & Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Identification and Understanding Treatment

Learning Outcomes:

  • Psoriasis treatment options update
  • HS Clinical presentation and diagnosis
  • Understanding the patient journey
  • Review of HS medical management options
  • Compare the mechanism of action of IL23p19 inhibitors and other currently available treatments for psoriasis
  • Explain the key efficacy and Safety for the new IL23p19

Moderator:

  • Carolyn Whiskin, RPh, BScPhm, NCMP, Pharmacist

Speakers:

  • Dr. Ron Vender, MD, FRCP, Dermatologist
  • Dr. Hermenio Lima, MD, FRCP, PhD, Dermatologist

Venue: Lo Presti's at Maxwell's, 165 Jackson Street East, Hamilton

 

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Thu Jun 20 2019
6:00 PM
New Psoriasis Treatments & Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Identification and Understanding Treatment
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Pharmacist Only: Methotrexate Use: Pearls and Myths for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Outline:

  • Review common myths and misconceptions about MTX use.
  • Review the "Nocebo" perceptions about MTX common in the community
  • Understanding why prescribing subcutaneous Methotrexate vs. Oral methotrexate provides optimal patient care for early treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

Presented by:

  • Dr. Sonja Gill, MD, FRCPC, Rheumatology and Internal Medicine, Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, Credit Valley and Trillium Hospital  

Location:

  • The Ancaster Mill, 548 Old Dundas Rd., Ancaster
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Pharmacist Only: Chemotherapy Induced Nausea and Vomiting

Learning Objectives: 

  • Describe the pathophysiology behind CINV
  • Distinguish between the different types of CINV
  • Discuss key updates to guidelines
  • Recommend treatment options for patients to prevent and treat CINV
  • Discuss side effect profiles of these medications
  • Discuss patient counselling information
  • Case Study Discussion

Presented by: 

  • Kirk Wong & Anatoli Chkaroubo, Staff Retail Pharmacists, Juravinski Cancer Centre

Location:

  • The Junction, 154 James Street South, Hamilton
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Wed May 15 2019
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