CAPA 2019 Preliminary Program

Please be advised that the program is tentative and may be subject to change. Check back regularly for updates.

Preliminary Program

Thursday, October 24

0800 – 0830 Breakfast
0830 – 1230

Workshop: Point of Care Ultrasound

Jordan Levinter, CCPA, The Hospital for Sick Children

1100 – 1230

Workshop: Stop the Bleed

Andrew Lim, BHSc (PA), BASc. (Hons), CCPA; Mike Dalliday, CCPA; Kimberley May, CCPA; David Kuhns, MPH, CCPA, PA-C

1230 – 1330 Lunch
1330 – 1630

Workshop: Wound Care & Dermatology

Doris Hansen, MS, PA-C, Bassett Healthcare Network

1330 – 1500

Workshop: Stop the Bleed

Andrew Lim, BHSc (PA), BASc. (Hons), CCPA; Mike Dalliday, CCPA; Kimberley May, CCPA; David Kuhns, MPH, CCPA, PA-C

1700 – 1900

Welcome Reception presented by:

MD Financial Management and Scotia Bank

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Friday, October 25

0745-0845 Breakfast
0845-0900 Welcome and Opening Remarks
0900-1030 Panel Discussion on Burnout
1035-1125

Resiliency Skills for Healthcare Providers

Leslie Nickell and Shayna Kulman-Lipsey, Manager, Counselling Services, Health Professions Student Affairs, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

1035 – 1125

Practicing Evidence-Based Medicine while Respecting Indigenous Healing Beliefs and Culture

Amy Montour BScN, MSc, MD, CCFP, Clinical Professor, McMaster University 

1125-1240 Networking Lunch with Exhibitors
1245-1335

Urology: A Quick Clinician Guide A to P

Todd Bryden, CCPA

1245-1335

Initiating Insulin in an Outpatient Setting

Elizabeth Roessler, MMSc., PA-C, Assistant Professor, Yale University

1245-1430

Workshop: Frozen Shoulder – Anatomy, Management, Injections, Risks, and Exercise Therapy

Daniel Avrahami, BPHE,DC, MSc, PA and Kim Scott, BSc, PA 

1340-1430

Intermittent Fasting as An Approach to Metabolic Syndrome and Insulin Resistance

Andrea Lombardi, HBA, MBA, BHScPA, CCPA

1340-1430

Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Disorders in a Primary Care Practice

Tom Gocke, DMSc, PA-C, DFAAPA, Orthopaedic Educational Services Inc.

1435-1455 Networking Break with Exhibitors
1500-1550

Common Pediatric Overuse Injuries and Growth Plate Fractures

Adam Moore, MHS, PA-C, ATC, Assistant Professor, Salus University

1500-1550

Implementation of a PA-led Advance Care Planning Consultation Service in a Community Hospital

Monica Monchis, CCPA, Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre

1500-1550

The Past, Present and Future of Orthopaedic Surgery PAs in Canada: A Panel Discussion

Anne Dang, BHSc (PA), BHSc. (Hons), CCPA; Ohood Elzibak, BHSc.(PA), MPAS, CCPA; Deanna Groenestege, BScPA, BASc Kin.(Hons), CCPA; Andrew Lim, BHSc (PA), BASc. (Hons), CCPA

1600-1730 CAPA Annual Members Meeting
1735-1815 Provincial Member Forums:
Ontario, Pacific, Atlantic, Prairie and Quebec
2030 Student Pub Crawl

 

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Saturday, October 26

0715-0800 Breakfast
0800-0850

Wake up its time to talk about Sleep Apnea!

Emily Murphy MPS, PA-C; Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical Education, University of Pittsburg; Jamie Hammond MS, MPAS, PA-C, Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburg

0800-0850

The Top 10 Missed Emergency Medicine Complaints

John Bielinski, Jr. MS, PA-C, CME4Life

0800-0850

Cannabis and the Current Landscape since Legalization

Jason Busse, DC, PhD, Associate Professor, McMaster University

0900-0910 Housekeeping and Speaker Introductions
0910-1000

The Power of Kindness: A Personal and Professional Search

Dr. Brian Goldman, Radio Host – White Coat, Black Art 

1000-1030 Networking Break with Exhibitors
1030-1120

Medical Assistance in Dying

Dr. Tatiana Conrad, University Health Network, Princess Margaret Hospital-Ontario Cancer Institute

1030-1120 Making Friends and Influencing People: Practical Tips on Starting Your PA Career
1030-1220

Workshop: Demistifying EKG Interpretation

John Bielinski, Jr. MS, PA-C, CME4Life

1130-1220

Finding your Funding Panel Discussion

Maitry Patel, CCPA, University Health Network; Deniece O’Leary, MPAS, PA-C, Faculty Member, University of Toronto 

1230-1330 Networking Lunch with Exhibitors
1330-1420

Implementation of Standardized Discharge Prescriptions to Manage Post-Operative Pain in Thoracic Surgery

Yousra Hasnain (CCPA); Alison Wallace (MD, PHD)

1330-1420

ADHD Awareness and Management

Dr. Joan Flood

1430-1520

Pre-Operative Assessment – Considerations and Guidelines for the Primary Care PA

Rita A. Rienzo MMSc, PA-C, Assistant Professor, Yale University

1430-1520

Hypertension Guidelines

Dr. George Zimakas

1430-1620

Student Workshop: How to Succeed on Clinical Rotations and Early in Your Career

Ohood Elzibak, BHSc.(PA), MPAS, CCPA, Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct), McMaster University

1530-1620

Female Sexual Health: Compassionate Care of Your Menopausal Patient

Dianna Wachtel, DHSc, PA-C, CCPA, Lecturer, MEDEX 

1630-1700

Liability Insurance

Adèle E. Robinson, BCom, CIP, CRM, Vice President Programs, Bradley’s Commercial Insurance Limited

1630-1720 CPAEA AGM
1630-1720 CAF Members Forum
1830 Cocktails
1900 Awards Gala and President’s Dinner

 

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Sunday, October 27

0745 Breakfast
0800- 0850

A Fast Trip Around the World Highlighting PA Expansion

Ruth Ballwag, MPA, PA-C Emeritus, DFAAPA; David Kuhns, MPH, CCPA, PA-C, Consultant on International Development of the Physician Assistant/Associate (PA) Education and Clinical Roles

0800-0850 CPAEA Round-Table Discussion: Ongoing Reasearch
0900-0905 Housekeeping and Speaker Introduction
0905-1030 Poster Presentations
1040-1130

Opioid Use Disorder: Diagnosis and Treatment

Nino Parunashvili CCPA; Darren J. Holub, MD, Halton RAAM Clinic

1040-1130

Together We Are Stronger: Building Capacity for PA Leadership

Leslie St. Jacques, CCPA, Univeristy Health Network – Krembil Brain Institute; Anne Dang, BHSc (PA), BHSc. (Hons), CCPA, Dee Naidu, CCPA, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

1040-1250

Workshop: How to Initiate Insulin

Priya Narula, CCPA, LMC Diabetes & Endocrinology 

1130-1200 Networking Lunch
1200-1250

Rashes to Recognize in Primary Care

Nino Parunashvili, CCPA; Dr. Peter Tzakas

1200-1250

Eye Pain What not to miss?

Sahand Ensafi, CCPA, Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Toronto 

1300-1350

Medical Education and Physician Assistants: A Global Collaboration

Marie Meckel, BA, BS, MS(PA), MPH, PA-C, Assistant Professor, Bay Path University; Kristen Burrows, BSc, BHSc(PA), MSc, CCPA), Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct), McMaster University

1300-1450

Workshop Ultrasound Guided Central Line and Arterial Line Placement

David A. Smith, MPAS, PA-C, Assistant Professor, Salus University

1400-1450

HPB Surgery: What is it and how does it affect my practice?

Julie Krista Slavinski, CCPA

1500-1515 Conference Closing

 

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