Registration Required. Delirium is a complex neuropsychiatric medical emergency characterized by a sudden onset of hours to days, a fluctuating course, impaired memory, and inattention, as well as an altered level of consciousness and/or disorganized thinking. Despite being a common, serious and even deadly complication of hospital admission for many older people, delirium is often […]
Registration Required. This presentation will be the first of two sessions highlighting the BC Centre for Palliative Care NP Pain Management Competencies as they pertain to pain management. The presentation will include real patient cases and address Opioid choice, principles of opioid titration, breakthrough dosing and the use of adjuvant medications. A later presentation will […]
Registration Required. For independently contracted PCN NPs.
Registration Required. The presentation includes a brief overview of the prevalence and economic burden of pediatric asthma in Canada, followed by a review of asthma pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, triggers, diagnostic criteria, evidence-based management strategies, and patient /family education principles, in keeping with the most recent guideline updates by the Canadian Thoracic Society and BC […]
Registration Required. During this presentation, we will go over opioid stewardship principles as they relate to the treatment of acute and chronic pain.
Registration Required. We will discuss the latest evidence around the newly approved RSV vaccine, and what the implies for use in your patients.
Registration Required. An overview of urologic emergencies that can be assessed at treated at local clinics in the Sea to Sky Corridor.
Registration Required. How to follow and what to look for during office care of a patient recovering from a heart attack, stenting, CABG, valve replacement.
Registration Required. During this talk, we will discuss the double-edged sword of providing healthcare in a climate crisis. You will identify three practical strategies to decarbonize your practice and three ways to help your patients adapt to the changing climate.
Registration Required. We will review the recent changes to pharmacists' scope of practice in BC and how pharmacists and Nurse Practitioners can leverage these changes to collaboratively improve patient care in the province.