ECHO SESSIONS: FRIDAYS FROM 12:00-1:30PM

This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 52.5 Mainpro+ credits.

 

Didactic Curriculum for 2020
*the agenda is subject to change without notice

Date Didactic Topic Presenter(s)
11 Sep 2020 Osteoporosis Heather McDonald
18 Sep 2020 Peri-axial – Spondyloarthropathies Laura Passalent
25 Sep 2020 Axial – Spondyloarthropathies Laura Passalent
2 Oct 2020 Scleroderma  | systemic sclerosis Sindhu Johnson
9 Oct 2020 No Session  
16 Oct 2020 Taking Your Best “Shot” At Updating Vaccines Carolyn Whisken
23 Oct 2020 Pain Management Andrea Furlan
30 Oct 2020 Overview of Rheumatology Wes Fidler
6 Nov 2020 No Session  
13 Nov 2020 Rheumatology Emergencies Wes Fidler
20 Nov 2020 Management of Rheumatology conditions in Pregnancy Amanda Steiman
27 Nov 2020 Referring to a specialist: When, whom, what and how Amanda Steiman and Claire Bombardier
 4 Dec 2020  GALS screening and physical exam Amanda Steiman and Claire Bombardier
 11 Dec 2020  Joint Injections Amanda Steiman and Claire Bombardier
 18 Dec 2020  Sample Cases and Participant Questions Amanda Steiman and Claire Bombardier

Didactic Curriculum for 2021
*the agenda is subject to change without notice

Date Didactic Topic Presenter(s)

 8 Jan

Approach to the patient with peripheral joint pain

Amanda Steiman/ Claire Bombardier

15 Jan

Expanding Your Differential Diagnosis

Amanda Steiman

22 Jan

Overview of Rheumatology

Wes Fiddler

29 Jan

Imaging and Ultrasound:  What, When, Where, Why

Claire Bombardier

5 Feb

Lab Testing: When to order or when not to order

Amanda Steiman

12 Feb

No session – Family Day

 

19 Feb

Approach to the Patient with Back Pain  

Claire Bombardier

26 Feb

No session – CRA conference

 

5 Mar

Screening and monitoring of rheumatic diseases

Anne Cymet

12 Mar

Evaluating the Positive ANA

Amanda Steiman

  19 Mar

No Session – Spring Break

 

26 Mar

Methotrexate, Conventional Disease Modifying Agents

Carolyn Whiskin

2 Apr

No Session – Easter

 

9 Apr

Biologic Disease Modifying Agents

Carolyn Whiskin

16 Apr

Making sense of Rheumatology Medications & overcoming cost barrier of medications

Carolyn Whiskin

  23 Apr

Non-Pharm Strategies:  Modalities, splits and assistive devices

Mandy McGlynn

  30 Apr

Non-Pharm Strategies: Exercise   

Mandy McGlynn

 7 May

Role of Allied Health in Rheumatology

Laura /Mandy & Carlo Ammendolia

14 May

Musculoskeletal Complications of Diabetes Mellitus

Wes Fidler

21 May

No Session – Victoria Day

 

29 May

Gout and CPPD

Amanda Steiman

4 June

Osteoarthritis

Guest Speaker (Gillian Hawker)

11 June

When Everything Hurts: Fibromyalgia?

Claire Bombardier

18 Jun

Psoriatic arthritis

Amanda Steiman

25 Jun

Rheumatoid arthritis

Guest Speaker (Lori Albert)

2 Jul

No Session – Canada Day

 

9 Jul

Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR)/ Giant-cell arthritis GCA) 

Claire Bombardier

16 Jul

Lupus

Amanda Steiman

23 Jul

Statin Myopathy  

Wes Fidler

30 Jul

No Session – Civic Holiday

 

5 Aug

No Session – Summer Break

 

12 Aug

No Session – Summer Break

 

19 Aug

No Session – Summer Break

 

26 Aug

No Session – Summer Break

 

3 Sept

No Session – Labour Day

 

10 Sept

Osteoporosis Part 1

Guest Speaker (Heather McDonald)

17 Sept

Osteoporosis  Part 2   

Guest Speaker (Heather McDonald)

24 Sept

Skin manifestations  

Amanda Steiman

1 Oct

Participant Selected Topic/ Sample Case Questions

Amanda/Claire

8 Oct

No Session – Thanksgiving

 

15 Oct

Peri-axial – Spondyloarthropathies 

Laura Passalent

22 Oct

Axial – Spondyloarthropathies

Laura Passalent

29 Oct

Scleroderma  | systemic sclerosis

Guest speaker (Sindhu Johnson)

5 Nov

 No Session – ACR Conference

 

12 Nov

Management of Rheumatology conditions in Pregnancy

Amanda Steiman

19 Nov

Pain Management

Guest speaker (Andrea Furlan)

26 Nov

Common regional MSK disorders – Lower

Guest speaker

2 Dec

Common regional MSK disorders – Upper

Guest speaker

9 Dec

Referring to a rheumatologist: When, whom, what and how

Amanda Steiman & Claire Bombardier 

16 Dec

No session – Winter Break

 

23 Dec

No Session – Winter Break