Continuing Education

Please note: All events are for members only. Please ensure you have a valid membership before RSVPing to an event. To purchase or renew a membership, please visit our Membership page.

Obesity and the Brain

Obesity and the Brain

Learning Objectives:
By the end of this learning activity, participants will be able to:
• Understand the neurobiology of eating behaviour and its link to obesity.
• Highlight current psychosocial and pharmacological treatments available in obesity management.
• Discuss the neuroendocrine pathway and mechanism of action of CNS-acting therapies targeting the obesity-brain connection.
Location: Sotiris Greek Restaurant, 3135 Harvester Rd. Burlington

Tue Apr 02 2019
6:30 PM
Obesity and the Brain
Tue Apr 02 2019
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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.

Download the invitation and rsvp at www.hamiltonhealth.ca/FocusDiabetes2019

Wed May 01 2019
4:45 PM
$25.00
Focus on Diabetes 2019
Wed May 01 2019
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Recent Events

Pharmacist Only: RA-volution in Treatment: Exploring JAK Inhibition

A learning program focused on novel therapeutic options and improving patient outcomes in RA

 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify unmet needs and challenges in the treatment of RA
  2. Understand the evolving therapeutic landscape for RA in Canada
  3. Explore the MoA of currently approved JAK inhibitors
  4. Understand and discuss the efficacy and safety data supporting JAK inhibitors

This program will be presented by Dr. Janet Pope MD, MPH, FRCPC

 

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Tue Feb 12 2019
6:45 PM
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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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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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Thu Nov 08 2018
6:00 PM
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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
6:30 PM
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