From April 17th, 2021 - April 24th, 2021
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Dr. Hatcher graduated with her MD in 1982 from Memorial University of Newfoundland. In 1984, she received certification with the College of Family Physicians of Canada(CFPC) and in 1994, was certified with the Canadian College of Health Service Executives. In 1998, she received the Canadian Psychiatric Association’s annual Mental Health Awareness Award. In 2001, the College of Family Physicians of Canada awarded her a fellowship. She has been doing pain management for over 25 years. Her focus is on a bio-psycho-social approach to pain management. She does a significant amount of teaching in chronic pain across the country and is a physician assessor for the College of Physicians and Surgeons of both Ontario and Newfoundland & Labrador. She chairs a subcommittee for the National Opioid Use Guideline Group. She is a member of the Canadian Academy of Pain Management and the Canadian Pain Society. She is a committee member of the CFPC community of practice in chronic pain. She is an Associate Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at McMaster University and Chief of Family Medicine at St. Joseph’s Healthcare in Hamilton, Ontario.
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. Pittman graduated with her MD in 2011 from Memorial University of Newfoundland. In the same year she obtained a Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology. She finished her Internal Medicine residency at Queen’s University in 2015 and her Rheumatology Fellowship at McMaster University in 2017. She is currently practicing as an Adult Rheumatologist in St. John’s, Newfoundland and has a special interest in Pregnancy in Rheumatic Diseases. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Memorial University.
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 July 17th, 2020||Book After July 17th, 2020|
|Resident, Dental Hygienist, RN, NP, PA, Other||$945||$1095|
|Date||Location||Notes / CME Details|
|April 17th||White House, Jamaica|
|April 18th||White House, Jamaica||8:00 am—12:30 pm|
|April 19th||White House, Jamaica||8:00 am—12:00 pm|
|April 20th||White House, Jamaica|
|April 21st||White House, Jamaica||8:00 am—12:00 pm|
|April 22nd||White House, Jamaica||8:00 am—11:15 am|
|April 23rd||White House, Jamaica|
|April 24th||White House, Jamaica|