Program

Scientific program is subject to change
Room Name: Mount Temple C

Breakfast, registration and exhibits

07:20 AM to 07:50 AM
Room Name: Mount Temple AB

Welcome

07:50 AM to 08:00 AM
Room Name: Mount Temple AB

President's lecture
Decreasing opioid usage: Our role as OB/GYNs

08:00 AM to 08:30 AM

Session Details

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Describe the scope of the opioid epidemic in Canada (Communicator);
  • Explain what portion is enabled by physicians (Scholar);
  • Propose ways to reduce our contribution to the problem and provide better care for our patients (Health Advocate);
  • Describe how we can reduce opioid usage within the pharmaceutical laws in the country (Leader).
Speakers:
Room Name: Mount Temple AB

Management of endometriosis

08:30 AM to 09:00 AM

Session Details

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Describe the scope of the opioid epidemic in Canada (Communicator);
  • Explain what portion is enabled by physicians (Scholar);
  • Propose ways to reduce our contribution to the problem and provide better care for our patients (Health Advocate);
  • Describe how we can reduce opioid usage within the pharmaceutical laws in the country (Leader).
Speakers:
Room Name: Mount Temple AB

How to teach millenials

09:00 AM to 09:30 AM

Session Details

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Define the different generations ;
  • Review the epidemiology of the millennial generation;
  • Discuss how millennials learn;
  • Explain how to adapt your teaching style to the new generation of medical learner;
  • Review how to overcome intergenerational conflict and learn from each other.
Speakers:
Room Name: Mount Temple AB

An update on ulipristal acetate

09:30 AM to 10:00 AM

Session Details

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Summarize the evidence for the safe and effective use of ulipristal acetate (UPA) for the management of symptomatic fibroids;
  • Review the history behind the recent concerns about liver injury in patients receiving UPA;
  • Describe the Health Canada recommendations for safe selection and monitoring of patients on UPA.
Speakers:
Room Name: Mount Temple AB

Celebrating our members

10:00 AM to 10:15 AM
Room Name: Mount Temple C

Networking break and exhibits

10:15 AM to 10:45 AM
Room Name: Beehive Trail

Workshop 1A:
Competence by Design is not that scary

10:45 AM to 11:35 AM

Session Details

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Discuss CBD (Competence by Design) and rationale behind implementation;
  • Describe some of the expected EPAs;
  • Describe anticipated changes to the PGY 1 year for July 2019;
  • Explain what can their program do to prepare for CBD?
Speakers:
Room Name: Lakeshore Trail

Workshop 1B:
Let's talk about perinatal mental health: It affects 20% of your patients...

10:45 AM to 11:35 AM

Session Details

Let's talk about perinatal mental health as it affects 20% of your patients and it is a LEADING cause of death in Alberta.

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Assess for common presentations of mental illness in the perinatal period (Medical Expert, Communicator, Health Advocate, Scholar);
  • Appraise the need for a referral to mental health specialists in high risk situations (Medical Expert, Communicator, Collaborator, Health Advocate, Scholar);
  • Interpret current safety information for common psychiatric medications used in the perinatal period and have an approach to make a collaborative medication decision with their patients (Medical Expert, Communicator, Health Advocate, Scholar).
Speakers:
Room Name: Plain of Six Glaciers Trail

Workshop 1C:
Medico-legal issues in obstetrics

10:45 AM to 11:35 AM

Session Details

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Describe the CMPA experience with obstetrical cases;
  • Identify medical legal hazards in obstetrics and;
  • Develop mitigation strategies for risks in obstetrics.
Speakers:
Room Name: Saddleback Trail

Workshop 1D:
Optimizing hemoglobin and IV iron

10:45 AM to 11:35 AM

Session Details

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Recognize anemia places patients at an increased risk of adverse events (Scholar, Health Advocate, Medical Expert);
  • Summarize adverse events associated with anemia and transfusion (Scholar, Health Advocate, Medical Expert, Communicator);
  • Formulate a plan for treating patients with anemia (Communicator, Health Advocate, Medical Expert);
  • Recommend and order the correct iron formulation at the right time while garnering administrative and pharmacy support (Leader, Health Advocate, Professional, Communicator).
Speakers:
Room Name: Mount Temple AB

Menopause: What's hot?

11:40 AM to 12:10 PM

Session Details

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Have an updated understanding of the indications for menopausal hormone therapy;
  • Appreciate the safety and risks of menopausal hormones, and how these may be modified;
  • Have an approach to patients who choose to use menopausal hormones long-term.
Speakers:
Room Name: Mount Temple C

Lunch and exhibits

12:10 PM to 01:10 PM
Room Name: Beehive Trail

Workshop 2A:
Exercise in pregnancy

01:10 PM to 02:00 PM

Session Details

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Explain why physical activity in pregnancy is important;
  • Assess the barriers preventing women from being physically active in pregnancy;
  • Prescribe physical activity to a pregnant woman using the FITT principle;
  • Counsel a woman about safe return to physical activity postpartum.
Speakers:
Room Name: Lakeshore Trail

Workshop 2B:
Water births: Evidence based pros and cons

01:10 PM to 02:00 PM

Session Details

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Describe positive and negative aspects of water births from the perspective of the mother, newborn and caregivers;
  • Appraise the methodological quality of the water birth literature;
  • Distinguish between evidence regarding harms and benefits of waterbirth versus water immersion for labour only;
  • Recommend how to optimally assess outcomes from water births.
Speakers:
Room Name: Plain of Six Glaciers Trail

Workshop 2C:
Medico-legal issues in gynaecology

01:10 PM to 02:00 PM

Session Details

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Describe the CMPA experience with gynaecological cases;
  • Identify medical legal hazards in gynaecology and;
  • Develop mitigation strategies for risks in gynaecology.
Speakers:
Room Name: Saddleback Trail

Workshop 2D:
Caring for women who use: Addressing the opioid crisis in ob/gyn

01:10 PM to 02:00 PM

Session Details

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Identify common substances used and their effects in women (Medical Expe;
  • Describe common comorbidities and complications of substance use (Medical Expe;
  • Develop evidence-based, woman-centered Ob/Gyn care models for pregnant patients who use substances (Collaborator, Health Advocate).
Speakers:
Room Name: Mount Temple AB

"Elective" induction at term debate

02:00 PM to 02:40 PM

Session Details

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Demonstrate awareness of the findings of The ARRIVE Trial;
  • Discuss the risks and benefits of elective induction of labor at 39 weeks of gestation;
  • Identify problems that can arise from application of an elective IOL protocol in Canada.
Speakers:
Room Name: Mount Temple C

Networking break and exhibits

02:40 PM to 03:10 PM
Room Name: Mount Temple AB

Gestational diabetes management

03:10 PM to 03:40 PM

Session Details

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Describe screening and diagnostic options for GDM, basic dietary advice for women with GDM and well as pro and cons of medication options for women with GDM;
  • Identify, in women with GDM, those at high risk for pregnancy complications, at risk for stillbirth;
  • Identify, in women with GDM, glycemic factors to consider when determining timing of delivery as well as whether or not glucose control is optimized.
Speakers:
Room Name: Mount Temple AB

HPV screening

03:40 PM to 04:10 PM

Session Details

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Describe the current state of cervical dysplasia screening in Canada;
  • Recognize the role of HPV vaccination in cervical dysplasia screening;
  • Compare the effectiveness of Pap tests and HPV testing for cervical dysplasia;
  • Illustrate the benefits of HPV-based screening for cervical dysplasia.
Speakers:
Room Name: Mount Temple AB

ERAS for caesarean delivery

04:10 PM to 04:40 PM

Session Details

Review the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) program Review the ERAS guidelines for Cesarean Delivery
Speakers:
Room Name: Mount Temple AB

Member’s choice:
Choosing Wisely – Antibiotic stewardship in obstetrics

04:40 PM to 05:10 PM

Session Details

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
  • Demonstrate awareness of the global threat posed by emerging antibiotic resistance in pathogens;
  • Identify potential for overuse of antibiotics in pregnant women, particularly in the peripartum period;
  • Discuss potential adverse consequences from antibiotic overuse use for the mother and the neonate.
Speakers:
Room Name: Mount Temple C

NEW!!! Marketplace mixer

05:10 PM to 06:30 PM

Session Details

This event is complimentary for registered conference participants. Click here for more details.

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