Respiratory Health Forum (Virtual Event)
Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020
Join us for the Lung Health Foundation’s Respiratory Health Forum. This year’s event is … online of course (shocking, not shocking). Together with other primary-care professionals, learn innovative approaches to lung health and the latest respiratory guidelines from leading medical experts. Did we mention it’s free? Because it is!
This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 8.5 Mainpro+ credits.
Welcome and Overview of the Day
8:50 – 9:15 a.m.
9:15 – 10:15 a.m.
Family Medicine Leadership During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Stories from the Front Lines
Dr. Allan Grill, MD, CCFP, Chief of Family Medicine, Markham Stouffville Hospital
10:15 – 11:00 a.m.
Fitness for Breath – Evolving and Adapting Exercise Maintenance to our Changing Environment
Jody Hamilton, BSW, MSW, Manager, Patient Engagement and Community Programs, Lung Health Foundation and Lyndsay Aitken, Recreation Therapist, Abilities Centre
11:00 – 11:45 a.m.
Dysphagia and COPD – How to Prevent Exacerbations
Lynard Higoy, RRT and Michael Burrows, SLP, Alberta Health Services
11:45 – 12:30 p.m.
Vaping – Highlighting an Online Youth Smoking and Vaping Cessation Project
Sharon Curtis, Project Manager, Youth Engagement and Knowledge Translation, Lung Health Foundation and Daniel Eisenkraft Klein, BA, MSc, Dalla Lana School of Public Health
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
The Electronic Asthma Management System – An EMR-Integrated Point-of-Care Asthma Care Tool for a Virtual World
Dr. Samir Gupta, MD, MSc, RCPSC, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Spirometry Workshop Dr. Itamar Tamari, MD, CCFP, FCFP
- Safety Considerations During a Pandemic (30 minutes)
- A Stepwise Approach to Interpreting Test Results Using Case Studies (90 minutes)
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2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Pan-Canadian EMR Standards for Severe Asthma
Dr. Diane Lougheed, MD, MSc, FRCP(C), Kingston Health Sciences Centre
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
COPD Co-Morbidities and How to Use Information to Manage Patients
Lynard Higoy, RRT and Rena Sorensen, RRT, Alberta Health Services