2019 Conference Agenda

 Friday, May 3

0730-0815 Registration, Breakfast and Exhibitor Booths open
0815-0830 Welcome and Opening Remarks
0830-0930 Autoimmunity Disease in Primary Care:
• Clinical Screening – Dr. Regan Arendse
• Auto-Antibody Tests – Dr. Germaine Arendse
0930-1000 Nutritional Break / Exhibitor Booths open / Poster Sessions
1000-1100 Introduction to Alpha-1 “Genetic COPD” – Dr. Bao Dang
1100-1200 Medical Assistance in Dying: A new role for NPs and physicians in supporting end of life processes – Dr. Lilian Thorpe & Dr. Robert Weiler
1200-1300 Lunch Break / Exhibitor Booths open / Poster Sessions
1300-1330 Preceptorship – Frankie Verville and Mary Ellen Labrecque
1330-1400 Sleep Apnea – Provincial Sleep Group
1400-1500 CADDRA Psychosocial Interventions in ADHD – Dr. Declan Quinn
1500-1530 Nutritional Break / Exhibitor Booths open / Poster Sessions
1530-1630 Highlights, Tips & Pearls from the Geri-RxFiles & the New Beers 2019 Criteria – Brent Jensen, Rx Files
1630-1800 Free Time (Exhibitor Booths open until 1700)
1800-2100 Banquet with the SANP Leadership Award

 Saturday, May 4

0730-0830 SANP Annual General Meeting with breakfast
Breakfast included for delegates not attending the AGM
0845-0945 Managing Eczema at all Ages and Stages – Dr. Nicole Hawkins
0945-1015 Nutritional Break
1015-1115 Bylaw, Policy, PRP, and NP Practice: Review of updated NP prescribing bylaws and council policy with general PRP update – Leland Sommer, SRNA
1115-1130  Closing Remarks
1130-1230 Lunch Break

Post-Conference Workshop: Rethinking Pain Management
1230-1245 Registration
1245-1300 Opening Remarks
1300-1400 Speaker #1: Establishing a New Health Era: The Pivotal Role of Cannabinoids in Health – Tracy Simpson, ZYUS
1400-1500 Speaker #2: On Prescribing Cannabinoids – Dr. Gavin Van de Venter
1500-1515  Nutritional Break
1515-1615 Speaker #3: Chronic Pain and Opioid Taper: Management of Chronic Pain and Opioid Tapering – Dr. Radhika Marwah
1616-1630 Closing Remarks

About Post-Conference Workshop

Rethinking Pain Management: Cannabis & Other Strategies

This post-conference workshop focuses specifically on the topic of pain management, with presentations from three speakers: Tracy Simpson, Medical Outreach Educator (ZYUS), Dr. Gavin Van de Venter, and Dr. Radhika Marwah.

Tracy Simpson presentation: Establishing a New Health Era: The Pivotal Role of Cannabinoids in Health

  • Identify the main components of cannabis that are of medical interest and routes of administration
  • Describe the analgesic activity of medical cannabis and its importance in the management of chronic pain and other conditions
  • Explain the opportunities and limitations of the use of medical cannabis for your patients
  • Describe current legislation and how it impacts the workplace

Dr. Gavin Van de Venter will be presenting on prescribing cannabinoids.

Dr. Radhika Marwah presentation: Chronic Pain and Opioid Taper: Management of Chronic Pain and Opioid Tapering

Additional presentation descriptions to follow.