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Canadian Paediatric Society

Fall 2017 Course

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November 3 to 5, 2017

Fairmont Le Château Montebello

Montebello, Quebec

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Overview

Designed for paediatricians, family physicians, residents and allied health professionals caring for kids, this CME course explores topics in dermatology, mental health, neonatology and sports medicine. Each course combines lectures, interactive seminars, ‘hot topic’ discussions, hands-on cased-based workshops and question-and-answer sessions. Learners engage with faculty to solve problems encountered in everyday practice.

Course objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Bring new skills to the diagnosis and management of paediatric disorders,

  • Integrate new knowledge into their practice setting,

  • Share new knowledge with peers and colleagues.

 

Learn in the morning, commune with nature in the afternoon!
Bring the whole family to Omega Park.

Only 5 minutes away by car. Pack lots of apples and carrots!
Map of the park (open all year round)


Course credits

Earn Section 3 credits by completing a written self-assessment program based on this course. Information will be provided to registrants after the course.

Maintenance of Certification (MOC)

This event has been approved by the Canadian Paediatric Society for a maximum of 10.75 credit hours as an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

College of Family Physicians of Canada Members

CFPC members may claim up to 50 certified credits per cycle for participation in RCPSC MOC Section 1 accredited activities. The maximum does not apply to CFPC affiliate members.

AMA PRA Category 1 credits™

Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on converting credits can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.

European CME credits

Live educational activities, occurring in Canada and recognized by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada as Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) are deemed by the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) to be eligible for ECMEC®

CanMEDS roles

CanMEDS is an initiative to improve patient care by defining the competencies needed for medical education and practice. One or more of seven key roles—Medical Expert (the central role), Communicator, Collaborator, Manager, Leader, Health Advocate, Scholar and Professional—are assigned to frame each learning segment.

A summary of the CanMEDS roles can be found on the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada website: http://www.royalcollege.ca/rcsite/canmeds-e.  


Program-at-a-glance

Course schedule

Friday, November 3 (3.5 study credits)

0745

Registration opens with continental breakfast and exhibits

0830

Welcome and announcements

0840

Creepy crawlies: Treatable skin conditions in the office
CanMEDS: Medical expert, Scholar
Danielle Marcoux, MD

At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize common presentations of non-bacterial skin infections.
  • Select up-to-date management strategies.

0900

Question/answer session

0910

Exercise and ADHD
CanMEDS: Medical expert, Health advocate
Jérôme Ouellet, MD

At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the injury risks of ADHD.
  • Counsel on the value of exercise effects on the core symptoms of ADHD.
  • Evaluate the quality of the evidence supporting this relationship.
  • Counsel an elite athlete regarding ADHD and psychostimulant use.

0930

Question/answer session

0940

Current use of probiotics in neonatology
CanMEDS: Medical expert, Scholar
Ahmed Moussa, MD

At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the evidence supporting the role of probiotics in this population.
  • Identify appropriate patients for probiotic use in neonates.
  • Choose the right probiotic.           

1000

Question/answer session

1010

Self-harm
CanMEDS: Medical expert, Health advocate, Leader
Martin Gignac, MD

At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Review the differential diagnosis around self-harming behaviours.
  • Discuss appropriate management.
  • Better assess the risks associated with suicidal behaviours.

1030

Question/answer session

1040

Health break, with exhibits

1100

Concurrent workshops

Workshops are case-based, interactive and practice-oriented. Course faculty present clinical cases and attendees are encouraged to bring cases of their own into discussion. 

Dermatology - Case studies, Danielle Marcoux, MD (Friday presented in French)

Mental health - Medically unexplained ‘diseases’ – coping, function and returning to activities, Martin Gignac, MD (Friday presented in French)​

Neonatology - Current respiratory support guidelines in the newborn, Ahmed Moussa, MD (Saturday presented in French)

Sports medicine - Performance-enhancing drugs and nutritional supplements: A recipe for success?, Jérôme Ouellet, MD (Sunday presented in French)      

1230

Adjourn

Saturday, November 4 (3.5 study credits)

0800

Continental breakfast, with exhibits

0830

Welcome and announcements

0840

Oxygen and the eyes of the newborn
CanMEDS: Medical expert, Scholar 
Ahmed Moussa, MD

At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Describe current evidence for optimal oxygen targets.
  • Discuss long-term consequences of suboptimal oxygen control (higher or lower targets).           

0900

Question/answer session

0910

Bipolar disorder in children: Really!
CanMEDS: Medical expert, Collaborator, Health advocate, Communicator
Martin Gignac, MD

At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss age of onset for bipolar disorder.
  • Describe different presentations.
  • Explore treatment guidelines.

0930

Question/answer session

0940

Age-appropriate physical training
CanMEDS: Medical expert, Health advocate
Jérôme Ouellet, MD

At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Guide parents and patients on safe progression through sport.
  • Advise parents and patients regarding early sport specialization.
  • Discuss different training regimens for children and adolescents.

1000

Question/answer session

1010

Vascular malformations
CanMEDS: Medical expert, Leader
Danielle Marcoux, MD

At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Describe current treatment options.
  • Determine whether to observe or intervene.
  • Recognize associated clinical pathologies.

1030

Question/answer session

1040

Health break, with exhibits

1100

Concurrent workshops (repeated from Friday)

1230

Adjourn

Sunday, November 5 (4.0 study credits)

0730

Continental breakfast, with exhibits

0800

Welcome and announcements

0810

General lecture: Post-Post traumatic stress disorder: Understanding the effects and types of trauma in children and youth
Priya Watson, MD

0900

Question/answer session

0910

Health break, with exhibits

0930

Concurrent workshops (repeated from Friday)

1100

“Hot topics” panel
Course faculty will give a 10-minute “quick hit” presentation highlighting recent developments in their subject areas.

1105 Dermatology (Paediatric dermatology updates), Danielle Marcoux, MD

1115 Mental Health: Teenagers and risky behaviours, Martin Gignac, MD

1125 Neonatology: The Acute Care of at-Risk Newborns Program (ACoRN) and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP): What's new?, Ahmed Moussa, MD

1135 Sports medicine: Whats #trending in sports medicine?, Jerôme Ouellet, MD

1145

Question/answer session

1210

Closing remarks

1215

Adjourn


Faculty

Chair

Chantal Gagné, MD, CSPQ, FRCPC, FAAP
Department of paediatrics, CISSSO; part-time faculty lecturer (clinic), department of paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montréal, Québec; paediatrician, Centre régional de réadaptation La RessourSe, Child Development Program; contributor, Institut des troubles d’apprentissage, Outaouais chapter

Faculty

Dermatology

Danielle Marcoux, MD, FRCPC
Associate professor paediatrics, University of Montreal; Paediatric dermatologist, CHU Sainte-Justine, Montreal, Que.

Mental health

Martin Gignac, MD, FRCPC
Child and adolescent psychiatrist, Institut Philippe-Pinel de Montréal; Clinical assistant professor, department of psychiatry, Université de Montréal, Montreal, Que.

Priya Watson, MD, FRCPC
Assistant professor, child and adolescent psychiatry, University of Toronto; Education scholar, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ont.

Neonatology

Ahmed Moussa, MD, MMEd, FRCPC, FAAP
Clinical assistant professor, Université de Montréal; Neonatologist, CHU Sainte-Justine; Neonatal-perinatal medicine program director; CPS NRP instructor trainer and provincial representative on the national steering committee; Medical simulation research director, Mother-Child Simulation Centre, CHU Sainte-Justine, Montreal, Que. 

Sports medicine

Jérôme Ouellet, MD, DipSportMed, FRCPC
Centre Hospitalier Pierre-Le Gardeur, Terrebonne, Que.; Paediatric sports medicine specialist, Centre de Médecine Sportive de Laval, Laval, Que.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) / Planning Committee

Mark Awuku, MD, (Chair), Windsor, Ont.
Mark Feldman, MD, Hospital for Sick Children and St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Toronto, Ont.
Chantal Gagné, MD, Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux de l’Outaouais, Cantley, Que.
Chloë Joynt, MD, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta.
Eddy Lau, MD, Chief, department of paediatrics, St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Toronto, Ont.
Mark Messenger, MD, Fredericton Medical Center, Fredericton, N.B.
Rachel Ouellette, MD, Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital, Fredericton, N.B.
Mumtaz Virji, MD, B.C. Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, B.C.
Jackie Millette, CPS, Director, Education, Committees and Sections, Ottawa, Ont.
Chantal Pothier, CPS, Senior Conference and Events Planner, Ottawa, Ont.


General information

Be scent free

Not everyone is comfortable near cologne or perfume. Please refrain from wearing scented products.

Certificate of attendance

An email providing a certificate of attendance will be sent to all participants following the course.

Concurrent workshops

Every effort is made to assign participants to their workshops of first choice, but seating is limited and assigned on a 'first come, first served' basis. The CPS also reserves the right to cancel workshops with insufficient registration.

Free high-speed Internet access

The CPS has secured basic complimentary high-speed Internet service in the main meeting room and all guest rooms.

Meeting attire

Dress is business casual. Room temperatures can fluctuate, so wear a sweater or layered clothing.

PowerPoint presentations

Slide presentations are available for participants to download and print one week before the course start date. NO PAPER HANDOUTS will be available on site.

Special needs

The CPS tries to ensure that all educational events are fully accessible. If you have special needs or requests, contact Chantal Pothier before the course at 613-526-9397, ext. 229, or bring them to the attention of registration desk staff on site. 

Taxation

A 5% Goods and Services Tax (GST) and 9.975% Quebec Sales Tax (QST) apply to most goods and services in the province of Quebec. The Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) replaces the QST and GST in certain provinces. For more information, visit: www.revenuquebec.ca/en/entreprises/taxes/tpstvhtvq/reglesdebase/historiquetauxtpstvq.aspx.  

Time zone

Quebec is in the Eastern Standard Time (EST) zone. To check Quebec’s time from anywhere in Canada, visit: www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/canada/quebec-province.

Wear your badge

ID badges are required for admission to all teaching sessions. Be sure to pick up your badge at the on-site registration desk when you arrive.


Hotel and travel

Conference hotel

A living gem set in a gracious landscape, Fairmont Le Château Montebello—the world’s largest log-framed hotel—is the ultimate Canadian getaway. Experience rustic elegance and a soaring, open design in a stunning landscape.  Sit by the famous, six-sided central fireplace or just wander to your heart’s content, enjoy the autumn scenery and breathe the mountain air. This historic resort offers excellent service, fine cuisine and a variety of adventures-in-waiting: horseback riding, curling, tennis and squash courts, a famous swimming pavilion, hiking, cycling, Canada’s only Land Rover off-road driving experience, and a spa. Fairmont Le Château Montebello will make your learning experience unforgettable!

View of the hotel

Fairmont Le Château Montebello
392 Notre Dame Street
Montebello, Quebec  J0V 1L0
Tel.: 819-423-6341
Fax: 819-423-5106

Book now!

  • Reservations: 1-800-441-1414. 
  • To book online, click here.  
  • Special group rate (Fairmont guest rooms only): $179/night (single or double occupancy) plus applicable taxes.
  • To qualify for this special rate, be sure to specify that you are attending the CPS Lifelong Learning in Paediatrics course when you register. The cut-off date for reservations at the special group rate is October 18, 2017.
  • The number of guest rooms reserved for this course is limited. If they are all filled before October 18, 2017, the special group rate and room availability cannot be guaranteed. Book early to secure the best room rate!
  • Considering a longer stay? The special conference room rate applies 3 days before and 3 days after the CPS LLP course dates! 

Check-in / Check-out

Check-in time is 1600 hours. Check-out time is 1200 hours.

Free high-speed Internet access

The Fairmont Château Montebello offers in-room complimentary high-speed basic Internet service for Fairmont President Club members.

A pet-friendly venue

A daily cleaning charge of $45 per room covers a maximum of two pets to ensure that future guests have no problems with their allergies. Visit the hotel website for details.

Parking

Outdoor self-parking for hotel guests is complimentary. Valet parking is also available for $22/ day plus taxes, with unlimited in-and-out privileges.

Why it is important to book at our designated hotel?

Making your reservation at the designated course hotel helps keep room rates and registration fees lower and entitles you to special room rates that are not offered elsewhere. Course organizers make every effort to secure the lowest possible group rates as part of an overall package that includes meeting rooms and services.

Travel

Montebello is about 1 hour (90 kms) from the Ottawa International Airport (YOW) and 1.5 hours (120 kms) from the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Airport (YUL) in Dorval. Visit the hotel website for details. There is no shuttle service to Montebello, but delegates can rent a car from airport rental agencies.

By air

Air Canada is the official airline for this CPS Lifelong Learning in Paediatrics course. Visit www.aircanada.com to book online or contact your travel agent to take advantage of discounted fares. The CPS promotion code is DHUVDVY1. Travelling with Air Canada and making sure our promotion code appears on your ticket entitles you to valuable Aeroplan points and savings. Discounts do not apply to Tango and Executive Class (the least expensive fare classes) for travel within Canada or between Canada and the U.S.

Discover Montebello

Nestled on the banks of the Ottawa River, at the crossroads between Montreal, Ottawa and Mont-Tremblant, the little village of Montebello has been the backdrop for historic gatherings, a sanctuary for the rich and famous, and a draw for holiday-makers world-wide since the 1930s. At its heart is Fairmont Le Château Montebello, the largest log structure ever built. Local explorers find cozy antique shops and charming eateries, each boasting the ‘petite-nation’ friendliness that so characterizes this region. Everyday adventurers can plan excursions to nearby Kenauk, a nature preserve that was part of the original Papineau estate and is now maintained by the Fairmont. Here, activities such as fishing, hiking, bird-watching, rafting and even off-roading, abound. Other local natural attractions are the Plaisance Falls, Omega Park—a large drive-through wildlife park—and the Manoir Papineau national historic site.


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Registration

Full registration

Paying the full registration fee covers admission to all educational sessions, breakfasts and health breaks scheduled for this course unless otherwise indicated. Food and beverages for registrants only.

One-day registration

Paying a one-day registration fee covers admission to all activities for that day. When registering, be sure to specify which day you’ll attend.

By October 2After October 2
CPS members
Physicians $590$750
Emeritus*$350$450
Nurses, allied health professionals$325$390
Residents/students$150$225
Life members**no chargeno charge
Non-members
Physicians$790$900
Nurses, allied health professionals$400$500
Residents/students$225$300
Corporate/government/other$750$750
One-day registration
$275$300

*A CPS member for 20 years and aged 65 and over
**As designated by the CPS Board of Directors

Refunds/cancellation policy

Any cancellation must be received in writing by Monday, October 2 to generate a refund, and a $100 administrative charge will be deducted. No refunds will be issued for cancellations after this date. Registration fees are not transferrable to another attendee or meeting.

Personal information

Contact and other personal information obtained from your course registration form is secure. CPS staff only use such information to administer delegate lists and attendance records for Section 1 credits or to advise delegates of future CPS events and offerings. Withholding consent to use your information as described may limit our ability to serve you. To update your information or to ask a question about how we protect personal information, contact chantalp@cps.ca.


Sponsors

This Lifelong Learning in Paediatrics Course is supported in part through unrestricted education grants from BLES Biochemicals Inc. and Pierre Fabre Dermo-Cosmétique.

If your company wishes to sponsor or host a symposium at this Lifelong Learning in Paediatrics course, contact Marlene Murray at 613-526-9397, ext. 227, or by email at sponsorship@cps.ca.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Last updated: Oct 16 2017