29TH ANNUAL

Best Science Medicine Course

Formerly The Drug Therapy Decision Making Course – 25 years

Friday, May 4, 2018 and Saturday, May 5, 2018
Fairmont Waterfront – 900 Canada Place Way, Vancouver, BC

COURSE FEATURES

This Group Learning program has been certifed by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the British Columbia Chapter for up to 12 Mainpro+ credits.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

  • This is a highly interactive course on common and new therapeutic issues from an evidence based perspective.
  • The scope of information is broad, practical and often controversial, appealing to physicians, nurse practitioners and pharmacists.
  • This course does not receive any subsidy sponsorship. The entire course is funded by your registration fee.

COURSE OVERVIEW

  • Appreciate some of the strengths and limitations of the medical evidence and clinical practice guidelines when it comes to common conditions in primary care.
  • Understand the responsibility of health professionals to incorporate patient values into the decision making process.
  • To be able to incorporate the relevant evidence into shared-informed decision making for common conditions seen in primary care.

VENUE

Fairmont Waterfront
900 Canada Place Way, Vancouver, BC V6C 3L5

SPECIAL GUEST

TIMOTHY CAULFIELD
Timothy Caulfield – Author of two national bestsellers: “Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything?: When Celebrity Culture and Science Clash” (Penguin 2015) and “The Cure for Everything: Untangling the Twisted Messages about Health, Fitness and Happiness” (Penguin 2012).
Caulfield is a Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy, Professor in the Faculty of Law and the School of Public Health, and Research Director of the Health Law Institute at the University of Alberta. His interdisciplinary research on topics like stem cells, genetics, research ethics, the public representations of science and health policy issues has led to the publication of over 350 academic articles. He has won numerous academic and writing awards and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, the Trudeau Foundation and the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. He contributes frequently for the popular press.
Caulfield also has a strong social media presence and is the host and co-producer of the documentary TV show, A User’s Guide to Cheating Death.
Fees
  • EARLY: (to MAR 8, 2018) CAD$555
  • MID: (MAR 9 to APR 5, 2018) CAD$575
  • LATE: (APR 6 to APR 26, 2018) CAD$595
  • AFTER: (after APR 26, 2018) CAD$625 (Participants must call for registration availability)

Registration for Pharm D Students / Family Practice & Pharmacy Residents
  • All Students & Residents: $300
  • Space is limited
  • Student/Resident registrations are not accepted online. Download this form, remit with your payment and qualifying letter from your program director to [email protected] or fax to: 604-806-8556 for acceptance.

Course Refund & Cancellation Policy
A refund will be made, less $150 processing fee, if written notice of withdrawal is received by April 6, 2018. No refunds will be granted for withdrawal after this date.