Continuing Education

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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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Recent Events

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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Thu May 16 2019
6:30 PM
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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
6:00 PM
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Because I.T. Matters

Join us for an educational, interactive session!

1. Understand the evidence supporting five key aspects of correct injection technique(I.T.)

2. Build confidence in hands-on assessments of lipohypertrophy, as well as key management principles

3. Recognize the potential impact of injection force variability on insulin delivery

4. Introduce an evidence-based 5-step checklist to assess all patients injecting insulin in supporting improved outcomes

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019

6:00 pm arrival

6:30 –7:30 presentation & dinner

Holiday Inn Burlington, 3063 South Service Rd.

Speaker: Lisa Maks

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Certified Diabetes Educator

Hamilton Health Sciences

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Wed May 08 2019
6:00 PM
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Focus on Diabetes 2019

Join HHS for their 3rd Annual Focus on Diabetes 2019 Conference

 

Goal: To gain a deeper understanding of diabetes to have a positive impact on your practice

 

Target audience: RN, RPN, NP, CNS, RD, Pharmacist, Kinesiologist, Social Work, Speech Language Pathologist, Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist

 

Location: Carmen’s Banquet Hall, 1520 Stonechurch Road East, Hamilton

 

Cost: $25   (non-refundable)  Includes dinner

 

Learning Objectives:  By the end of this evening session, the participants will be able to:

  1. Network with colleagues and experts in the field of Diabetes.
  2. List contributing factors of anatomy and physiology in diabetes management.
  3. Identify how insulin pumps, continuous glucose monitors and ambulatory glucose profiles assist with diabetes management.
  4. Describe how at least one dietary approach assists our patients control blood glucose levels.
  5. List where to access tools from Diabetes Canada and other resources.

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Wed May 01 2019
4:45 PM
$25.00
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Pharmacist Only: RA-volution in Treatment: Exploring JAK Inhibition

Learning Outcomes:
  • Identify unmet needs and challenges in the treatment of RA
  • Understand the evolving therapeutic landscape for RA in Canada
  • Explore the MoA of currently approved JAK inhibitors
  • Understand and discuss the efficacy and safety data supporting JAK inhibitors

Location: Liuna Station

Presented by: Dr. Janet Pope

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Wed Apr 17 2019
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