Sailing December 28th, 2019 - January 4th, 2020
Dr. MacCallum is an internal medicine specialist with expertise in complex pain and cannabinoid medicine. She is a clinical instructor in the dept of Medicine; adjunct professor in the faculty of pharmaceutical sciences program, and associate member in the dept of palliative Care at the University of British Columbia. She is the medical director at Greenleaf Medical Clinic where she has assessed and developed cannabinoid treatment plans for more than 3,000 patients using legal medical cannabis approved by Health Canada. Her publication Practical Consideration for Medical Cannabis Administration and Dosing is the first of its kind on medical cannabis dosing. She has presented internationally on the topic of cannabis and is the expert for several medical cannabis courses; has qualified as a medical cannabis expert and testified in arbitration for a claim involving a challenge to Health Canada’s 24-hour rule for cannabis impairment. She is working with university research groups, hospitals, health benefit programs, provincial and national committees to create; cannabis guidelines, safe THC prescribing practices, clinical trials, patient registries and adverse event monitoring. She is particularly interested in studying cannabis as a substitute for opioid and polypharmacy reduction, standardized product and testing, and impairment.
Dr. Alderdice completed Medical School at Memorial University of Newfoundland in 1976 and went on to do her Family Practice Residency in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. She then did her Rheumatology fellowship at University of Toronto and was Associate Professor at Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland and Head of Rheumatic Disease Unit from 1982-2003 when she made the move to Guelph and private practice in Rheumatology and Osteoporosis. She counts herself lucky for being one of the few Clinicians allowed to report BMDs, outside of Radiologists.
This course is designed for family physicians, specialists, and allied health care professionals. The aim is to provide evidence-based material, as well as practical and relevant clinical pearls that will be easy to implement into one’s own medical practice. Conference attendees will be invited to complete a pre-course Needs Assessment to assist the faculty with the development of their presentations.
|Conference Tuition||Book Before March 31st, 2019||Book After March 31st, 2019|
|Resident, Retired, NP, RN, PA, Other||$845||$995|
Set sail on the Celebrity Summit for 7 Nights and experience the best of Southern Caribbean!
|Date||Port / Location||Arrival Time||Departure Time||Notes / CME Details|
|December 28th||San Juan, Puerto Rico||8:30 pm|
|December 29th||At Sea||8:00 am—12:30 pm; 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm|
|December 30th||Bridgetown, Barbados||8:00 am||4:00 pm—6:00 pm|
|December 31st||Castries, St. Lucia||8:00 am||5:00 pm|
|January 1st||St. John’s, Antigua||8:00 am||5:00 pm|
|January 2nd||Basseterre, St. Kitt’s & Nevis||8:00 am||5:00 pm||4:00 pm—6:00 pm|
|January 3rd||Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas||8:00 am||5:00 pm||4:00 pm—6:15 pm|
|January 4th||San Juan, Puerto Rico||7:00 am|