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UBC CPD: UBC Respiratory Medicine Update

March 4, 2023 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

$89 – $229

Please join us in-person this year for this comprehensive annual update hosted by the UBC Division of Respiratory Medicine featuring respiratory updates with renowned local speakers. We are offering a full day of learning with topics including geared towards Respirologists on the first day and Family Physicians on the second day. We encourage attendees to register for both days as all topics will likely be of interest to both groups.


8:30 Welcome & Opening Remarks | Dr. Chris Ryerson
8:40 The Dr. Mark Fitzgerald Lecture: The Evolving Treatment of Simple and Complex Asthma | Dr. Paul O’Byrne
9:40 Consequences and Prognosis of Post-COVID Lung Disease | Dr. Alyson Wong
9:55 What is Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis and What Do We Do About It? Dr. Daniel Marinescu
10:10 Management of Neuromuscular Disease | Dr. Aditi Shah
10:25 Refreshment Break & Exhibits
10:55 Top Papers in COPD from 2022 | Dr. Sharla Olsen
11:15 Immunodeficiency in Chronic Lung Disease | Dr. Persia Pourshahnazari
11:35 What’s New in Pulmonary Hypertension | Dr. Nathan Brunner
11:55 Radon: What It Is and Why You Should Care | Dr. Anne-Marie Nicol
12:15 Lunch Break & Exhibits
1:15 Welcome Back Remarks | Dr. Chris Ryerson
1:20 Pro & Con Debate: Virtual vs In-Person Pulmonary Rehabilitation in a Post-Pandemic World | In-Person: Dr. Scott Apperly Virtual: Dr. Gordon Kirkpatrick
2:20 Move to breakouts
2:25 A. New Inhalers: What They Are, What They Cost, and How to Use Them | Ms. Sue Attridge & Ms. Louise Arney
B. Team-Based Care in Respiratory Medicine Dr. Nicole Schneider-MacRae
C. End-Of-Life Care for Chronic Lung Disease Dr. Shalini Nayar
3:05 Travel to next workshop
3:15 Workshops repeat
3:55 Refreshment Break & Exhibits
4:15 Lung Cancer Screening in BC | Dr. Stephen Lam
5:00 Closing Remarks; conference ends

Target audience: family physicians, respirologists, hospitalists, internists, specialists, nurse practitioners, nurses residents & students.
Up to 6.5 Mainpro+/ MOC Section 1 credits

More information: https://ubccpd.ca | cpd.info@ubc.ca.


March 4, 2023
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
$89 – $229
UBC Robson Square
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