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Acute Care Update - Program 4
18:25 + Welcome and Introduction

18:30 + Acute Heart Failure Management in 2021: Hope on the Horizon - Dr. Lisa Mielniczuk, University of Ottawa Heart Institute
• To review the current approach to acute decompensated heart failure
• Discuss the role of inotropes and vasodilators in acute heart failure
• Re-define the stabilization phase of an acute HF admission with focus on foundational and precision-based heart failure therapies


19:00 + Acute Vascular Ischemia: A Comprehensive Update - Dr. Mohammad Qadura, St. Michael's Hospital
• Comprehend and define 'acute vascular ischemia'
• Recognize patients presenting with carotid disease, aortic dissection or acute mesenteric ischemia
• Understand the treatment algorithm needed to manage common acute vascular ischemic events

19:30 + Stroke Update - Dr. Mina Atia, St. Joseph's Health Centre - Toronto
• know more about acute stroke care than before attending this talk
• be able to identify patients who should be urgently evaluated for tPA and/or endovascular therapy (EVT)
• describe the importance of correctly identifying TIA and starting treatment quickly
• review use of dual antiplatelets and anticoagulation in prevention of stroke, including timing of initiation
• review anti-thrombotic management after bleeding/ICH


Moderated by Dr. Jerry Maniate, VP of Diversity, Inclusion & Education - The Ottawa Hospital

Acute Care Update has been accredited by the University of Toronto - CPD for the following credits:

+College of Family Physicians of Canada Mainpro+ (1 credit/hour) Group Learning: 2.0 credits*

+Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada Maintenance of Certification Section 1: 2.0 hours

Jun 10, 2021 06:30 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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