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7-Night Barbados CME AWAY® Resort

Sandals Barbados & Sandals Royal Barbados

Family MedicineRespirology

From September 25th, 2021 - October 2nd, 2021

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Faculty & CME Details

Dr. Alan Kaplan

Dr. Alan Kaplan


Family Medicine

About The Speaker

Dr. Kaplan is the Chairperson of the Family Physician Airways Group of Canada and a Board member of the International Primary Care Respiratory Group. He is the President of the IPCRG 5th biennual world scientific meeting, “Making Every Breath Count” Toronto June 2-5, 2010 and chair of the Council of Organizing Members of the Canadian Network for Respiratory Care. Dr. Kaplan is also a representative of the College of Family Physicians of Canada to the SARS clinical working group and a member of Chronic Respiratory Disease Surveillance Advisory Committee (Public Health Agency of Canada) , the Health Canada Section on Allergy and Respiratory Therapies and the Canadian Metropolitan Tuberculosis Subcommittee. Dr. Kaplan is an international editor for Nature’s Primary Care Respiratory Journal and for the Italian Journal of Primary Care.

Dr. Alan Bell

Dr. Alan Bell


Family Medicine

About The Speaker

Dr. Bell is a family physician and clinical researcher in Toronto, Canada. He is Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto and on the active staff of the Humber River Regional Hospital. He is a recipient of the Canadian College of Family Physicians Award of Excellence. His activities include: Past Chair and Current Primary Panel – Canadian Cardiovascular Society Antiplatelet Guideline Committee (Dr. Bell is the only primary care physician to ever chair a CCS guideline committee); Primary Panel – Canadian Cardiovascular Society Atrial Fibrillation Guideline Committee; Thrombosis Canada – Executive Council; Member American Society of Bone and Mineral Research; Canadian Stroke Network Professional Development Committee; Canadian Medical Association Journal – Peer Reviewer. Dr. Bell’s involvement in continuing medical education includes the development and presentation of many national projects. He has served as faculty and chair of countless committees and advisory boards dedicated to serving the common interests of the medical profession and the public. His research, commentaries and letters have been presented and published internationally.

CME Topics

This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 16 Mainpro+ credits.

Clinical Pearls in Respirology & Family Medicine - Focusing on: Osteoporosis, Antithrombotics, Diabetes , Smoking Cessation, Cannabinoids and Asthma/COPD

Dr. Bell
  • Atrial Fibrillation - Anticoagulant Management
  • Venous Thromboembolism - Anticoagulant Management
  • Antiplatelet Therapy for Coronary Disease Prevention
  • Use of Cannabinoids in Clinical Practice
  • Diabetes Management 2019
  • Osteoporosis – Fracture a Breaking Point
  • New Advances in the Management of Cholesterol in High Risk Patients
  • Hypertension 2020: Putting Guidelines into Practice 
Dr. Kaplan
  • Spirometry Interpretation
  • Preschool Asthma
  • SABA Overuse – What Do We Do Even In Mild Asthma?
  • COPD 1 Mild COPD – Does It Exist And Should We Look For It?
  • COPD 2 – Moderate To Severe COPD
  • Adult Asthma – From Control To Severity
  • Smoking Cessation Tools
  • What is NOT Asthma or COPD?

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 TuitionPrice
Resident, Retired, NP, RN, PA, Other$1095
Conference TuitionBook Before January 1st, 1970Book After January 1st, 1970
Resident, Retired, NP, RN, PA, Other$945$1095

Venue Information


Beachfront luxury takes on new meaning with rooms and suites nestled along the pristine white sands of Dover Beach. There are 280 stylish and spacious suites with fantastic beach and garden views at Sandals Barbados, including the exotic Crystal Lagoon Swim-up Suites set along the largest river pool in the Caribbean.


Additional Noteworthy Features

Experience the Royal Treatment at Sandals Royal Barbados, the all-new, all-suite resort in the spirited St. Lawrence Gap area. Featuring a number of Sandals firsts, including the first rooftop pool and bar, the first 4-lane bowling alley, the first men’s only barbershop, and two new restaurant concepts – American Tavern and Chi Asian. This 222 all-suite resort will also feature Sandals signature accommodations including the magnificent Skypool Suites, Swim-up Suites, and Millionaire Suites, world-class international cuisine at five restaurants, and a 15,000-sq.-ft. spa. Stunning ocean views, Butler Elite service and exclusive exchange privileges with nearby Sandals Barbados define the new Luxury Included® experience at Sandals Royal Barbados.

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Itinerary & Schedule

DateLocationNotes / CME Details
September 25thSt Lawrence Gap, BarbadosCheck In
September 26thSt Lawrence Gap, Barbados8:00 am—12:30 pm
September 27thSt Lawrence Gap, Barbados8:00 am—12:00 pm
September 28thSt Lawrence Gap, Barbados
September 29thSt Lawrence Gap, Barbados8:00 am—12:00 pm
September 30thSt Lawrence Gap, Barbados8:00 am—11:15 am
October 1stSt Lawrence Gap, Barbados
October 2ndSt Lawrence Gap, BarbadosCheck Out

Pre-And-Post Trip Information

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