Wounds Canada: One-day workshop on Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)


Wounds Canada (Canadian Association of Wound Care) invites you to:

For Physicians: A One-Day Workshop on Peripheral Arterial Disease

April 21, 2017, 8:30–15:00

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON

Speakers

Dr. Giuseppe Papia, Dr. Robyn Evans and Barbie Murray CNS

Description

Assist physicians in the early identification, prevention, and treatment of PAD and its related complications.

Goal

Provide physicians with the latest strategies to identify and treat PAD using a patient-centred, edivence-based model.

Target audience

This workshop is aimed at physicians, cardiologists, specialists, and internists.

Objectives

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

  • Discuss the current situation related to PAD

  • Identify the signs and symptoms of PAD

  • Distinguish among the various diagnostic tests and evaluate their value in clinical practice

  • Formulate treatment plans to manage PAD and improve symptoms and quality of life of patients • Discuss an effective PAD referral processes in your practice and community setting

Bonus: This session will include a brief overview and advances in the prevention and management of wounds.

About Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)

  • PAD affects over 800,000 Canadians

  • Detection in primary care settings is crucial

  • Early intervention can prevent amputations

  • Saved limbs mean saved lives

CME Credits

This continuing education event has been designated as a U of T accredited event and awarded with the following credits:

  • The College of Family Physicians of Canada – 4.0 Mainpro+ credits

  • Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada – 4.0 Section 1 hours

Registration price: $45 + HST. Register now! Don’t wait, space is limited.

To view the agenda, learn more about the speakers or register, visit: www.woundscanada.ca/2pad

Wounds Canada is Canada’s leading wound-related knowledge mobilization organization.

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