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Landmark Changes in Asthma Management

Title: The Power of Brief Interventions for Pharmacists as Partners in Asthma Care

Speakers: Michael Boivin & Sivajanan Sivapalan

Date: Novemeber 11th 2020

Time: 7p.m. to 8p.m.

Upon completion of this presentation, pharmacists will be able to:

• Assess the level of control of an asthma patient

• Identify opportunities in the pharmacy to optimize asthma control

for their patients

• List common drug therapy problems in patients with asthma that

may lead to increased risk of exacerbations

• Apply strategies to effectively assess, intervene and partner with

patients and their healthcare providers to improve asthma care

 

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Is ADHD 'Fake News'?

Speaker: Diane McIntosh MD, FRCPC, Psychiatry Clinical Assistant Professor,University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

 

Moderator: Siva Sivapalan MPharm. R.Ph. CDE Community Pharmacist

 

Program objectives
• Review the etiology and evidence of ADHD throughout the lifespan
• Discuss the importance of assessment, diagnosis and treatment
• Examine the treatments available to control the symptoms of ADHD
• Highlight the processes available to access treatment medications
• Identify methods to manage side effects and medication interactions


Agenda
7.00 PM Introduction
7.10 PM Is ADHD Fake News?
8.00 PM Q&A
8.15 PM Close

 

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Introducing Duobrii: A New Advancement in The Topical Treatment of Psoriasis

Presented By:
Ron Vender, MD, FRCPC Dermatologist, Hamilton ON

Moderated by:
Fabio De Rango BScPhm. R.Ph., Pharmacist, Shoppers Drug Mart Oakville

Learning Objectives:

  • Typical presentations of psoriasis and its impact on patients’ quality of life
  • Halobetasol 0.01%/tazarotene 0.045% as a new therapeutic option for the management of patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis
  • The role of the polymeric emulsion vehicle technology for halobetasol 0.01%/tazarotene 0.045%

Date: Tuesday Oct 6th, 2020

Time: Presentation at 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Location: Virtually via Microsoft Teams

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Practical Diabetes: Easy Interventions to Improve Patient Care

Objectives

  • Reduce cardiovascular risk in people with diabetes
  • Utilize flash and continuous glucose monitoring to improve glycemic control
  • Mitigate hypoglycemia risk and educate patients on appropriate management
  • Review the new evidence for GLP-1 receptor agonists and SGLT2 inhibitors
  • Manage practical diabetes issues seen regularly in pharmacy practice

Date / Time

  • Tuesday, August 25th, 2020
  • 7 pm start

Presenter

  • Michael Boivin, BSc. Phm. R.Ph.CDE Pharmacist/Educator
  • Siva Sivapalan MPharm. R.Ph.CDE Community Pharmacist

Location

  • Online: link will be emailed to registrants

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T2DM

Join Dr Sapir for a virtual event as you work your way through a series of patient cases with varying levels of kidney function and type 2 diabetes


Objectives:

  • Recognize the importance of renal and cardiovascular (CV) protection in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2DM)
  • Optimize renal and CV protective strategies in patients with T2DM
  • Individualize type 2 diabetes management based on patient characteristics and comorbidities
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New Treatment Options for the Treatment of Anxiety & Depression

Dr Michael Van Ameringen, MD, FRCPC
Psychiatrist
Professor Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences
McMaster University

Session Goals:

  • Review the Need for New Treatment Options in Anxiety Disorders & Depression
  • Discuss New Potential Agents for the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders, PTSD & Depression

Online event, session information will be provided after registration

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