Respirology State of the Art Conference 2017 - Sat May 27 TCU Place - 35 -22 St E, Saskatoon, SK
0830-0900 Registration and Exhibits
0900-0905 Welcome - Rob Skomro
0905-0945 What is the relationship between GERD and lung disease? - Sanchit Bhasin
0945-1020 How do the new biologic meds work & who should have them for Asthma & COPD? - Don Cockcroft
1020-1040 Refreshments and Exhibits
1040-1120 Almost New CTS COPD management guidelines; what is new for 2017? - Darcy Marciniuk
1120-1155 Approach to solitary pulmonary nodule - Anderson Tyan
1155-1240 Lunch and Exhibits
1240-1320 What should I tell my patients about e-cigarettes? - Erika Penz
1320-1400 Preschool asthma diagnosis and management - Ram Natarajan
1400-1415 Breakout – for afternoon WORKSHOPS (Sessions 2 & 3) Choose EITHER:
1415-1730 - SESSION 2 – (Accreditation pending)
Spirometry Interpretation Workshop (limited to 30 registrants) - Brian Graham & Jordan Olfert
Workshop Objectives: At the completion of the course, attendees will: describe the role of spirometry as an objective measurement of lung disease; describe spirometry testing, terms and measurements; describe the criteria for test acceptability and repeatability; and gain confidence in the interpretation of spirometry.
1415-1730 - SESSION 3 – (Accreditation pending)
Chest X-Ray Interpretation Workshop (limited to 30 registrants) - John Gjevre
Workshop Objectives: At the completion of the course, attendees will: identify anatomic landmarks relevant to chest x-ray interpretation; recognize a normal chest x-ray; describe radiologic changes found in pulmonary disorders commonly seen in primary care; and correlate patient presentation with radiographic findings.
Online registration will be available soon!
*A limited number of guest rooms have been blocked at the Hilton Garden Inn, 90 - 22nd St. E, until Apr 26. Call 306-244-2311 for reservations and quote the Lung Association of Saskatchewan.
- RANA Respiratory Care Group
- Boehringer Ingelheim
This conference is also supported by the University of Saskatchewan (Division of Respirology, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine), along with the Lung Health Institute of Canada and the Lung Association of Saskatchewan.
2017 Conference Faculty
Division of Respirology, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, University of Saskatchewan:
- Dr. Don Cockcroft
- Dr. John Gjevre
- Dr. Brian Graham
- Dr. Karen Laframboise
- Dr. Darcy Marciniuk
- Dr. Jordan Olfert
- Dr. Erika Penz
- Dr. Rob Skomro
- Dr. Anderson Tyan
Division of Gastroenterology, Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region:
- Dr. Sanchit Bhasin
Department of Pediatrics, Royal University Hospital:
- Dr. Ram Natarajan
Family Physicians Representation, Saskatoon:
- Dr. Heather Halldorson