Continuing Education

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Putting theory into practice: Adding a probiotic to antibiotic treatment

Learning objectives:

  1. The consequence of antibiotic use, with an emphasis on diarrhea and C. difficile infection
  2. Review evidence in support of available probiotics to prevent diarrhea, benefits, and risks
  3. Information to share with patients taking antibiotics when providing a professional opinion
  4. How to recommend a probiotic with precision

Speakers:

  • Dragana Skokovic-Sunjic RPh, NCMP Clinical Pharmacist, Hamilton Family Health Team
  • Noam Ship, PhD Scientific Advisor, Bio-K+ International

Date: Wednesday January 23, 2019

Place: Royal Botanical Gardens 680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON L7T 4H4

Time: 6:00pm-8:30pm

RSVP: Monday January 14, 2019

Technicians please RSVP directly at education@hdpha.ca

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Wed Jan 23 2019
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Recent Events

Pascoe Seminar

Topic: Mental Health with Pascoe Canada
Speaker: Dr. Nadine Cyr, ND
Date: Wednesday November 28, 2018
Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Sotiris Restaurant (3135 Harvester Rd. Burlington, ON L7N 3N8)
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Wed Nov 28 2018
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Diabetes Canada 2018 Guideline Update: Chapter 23: Cardiovascular Protection

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand key changes and new recommendations on the following:
    • Second-line lipid lowering
    • Antihyperglycemic agents with cardiovascular benefit
    • Use of ACE inhibitors vs. ARBs

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Pharmacist Only-When, who and how” to use GLP-1 RAs in type 2 diabetes

Program objectives: • Compare and contrast currently available GLP-1 RAs in Canada. • Reflect on how to optimize T2D management using the GLP-1 RA class. • Discuss practical elements for initiating GLP-1 RA therapy. Presenter: Dr. Netee Papneja
Wed Oct 17 2018
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Cigarettes and Sugar Don’t Mix

Primary Learning Objectives / Topics:
  1. Review the impact of tobacco on diabetes development
  2. Examine the impact of tobacco on morbidity and mortality
  3. Discuss the importance of vascular protection in patients with type 2 diabetes
  4. Review the role of pharmacotherapy in smoking cessation
  5. Apply cessation counselling to different patient cases
Speaker
Michael Boivin, RPh
Clinical Pharmacist Consultant
CommPharm Consulting Inc.
Date
20 Sept. 2018
Registration
6:30 pm
Location
Michelangelo Events & Conference Centre
1555 Upper Ottawa Street
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AGM & Metagenics CE

Join HDPhA for their 2018 Annual General Meeting and a presentation on Probiotics and the Gut Microbiome by Dr. Malisa Carullo, ND.

AGM: 6 pm

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Thu Jul 19 2018
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