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Dr Naqvi- September 30 – October 7Septmeber , 2018

10/07/2018 / by Zeina Gedeon / / 0 Comments

September 30, 2018

How to incorporate aesthetics into an existing medical practice or stand-alone medical spa.

Sandals Royal Caribbean





Topics covered:

After participating in this activity, Veterinary professional should be able to:

  1. Review facial anatomy, musculature
  2. Review current cosmetic injectable clinical research
  3. Overview on cosmetic injectable and latest techniques
  4. Hands on workshops
  5. Learn from the leaders in aesthetic medicine



Registration fee:

Early bird special: $1299CAD to be booked by July 31, 2018

Regular price: $1499CAD booked August 1st onwards

For this course we have requested small group learning with 1 to 2 credits per hour.
Course duration: 8 hours

Dr. Damian Draco-Naqvi, MD, CCFP


Sandals Royal Caribbean 

Hotel rate includes:

  • Private transfers from the airport to the hotel and return
  • Luxurious all inclusive accommodation
  • All hotel gratuities and taxes
  • Unlimited premium brand alcohol
  • Hotel Porterage
  • Anytime snacks
  • Wide range of sports and activities with instruction and equipment
  • And much more

Single occupancy rate starts from $4,900  CAD
Bring a companion for as low as $1,900 CAD

Rate includes flights, hotels, taxes and service fees.

CAEP: CME in the Sun – Barbados

23/01/2018 / by Mondien / / 0 Comments

CFPC – 44 Maninpro+ (with post reflective work)

RCPSC – 22 hours Section 2

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Coming soon


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Will be announced shortly


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Where Exclusive is Always Inclusive

Sandals Barbados, an all-new retreat in the spirited St. Lawrence Gap area, offers undeniable luxury with inventive accommodations spanning three unique villages. This all-inclusive resort features world-class cuisine with international appeal, including a festive Indian restaurant, and innovative bar and pool designs. Unwind to the relaxed calypso beat, enjoy the sun & surf, and explore your luxurious suite designed with your utmost comfort in mind and featuring everything from ocean views, Butler Elite service, and zero-entry access to Barbados’ largest and longest lagoon pool, as well as private Tranquility Soaking Tubs™ on most patios and terraces.






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Hotel Information:

Travel Packages starting at $3870* per person, based on double occupancy, or $6200* per person based on single occupancy.

*Includes airfare from Toronto, add on cities available.




                                                                   Members                                       Non-Members

Before/on June 30                                                                                                                 $945                                                  $1245

Before/on September 1                                                                                                       $1,195                                                $1,495

After September 1                                                                                                                $1,345                                                $1,645


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Family Physician Airways Group – Antigua

22/01/2018 / by Zeina Gedeon / / 0 Comments

January 5 to 12, 2019

Family Physician Airways Group


18 CME credits certified by ACEP

Learning Objectives:

18 CME credits certified by ACEP


EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION (Before Febrary 15th):   $505 CAD



Monday 3/19/18

07:30 – 08:00 Breakfast Buffet & Registration
08:15 – 09:00 Rabies (more detailed topic to come) – Dr. G. Richard Olds

  • Pending

09:00 – 09:45 The opioid abuse problem: The real facts and how you can help – Dr. Bruce Bonanno

  • Learn how and when the opioid abuse problem came about
  • Learn the real facts about the opioid problem
  • Learn what healthcare providers can do to help with the problem

09:45 – 10:00 Break
10:00 – 10:45 Organ donation updates, facts, myths and misconceptions – Dr. Patrick Buddle

  • Describe the organ donation process and how does that process actually work
  • Review myths and misconceptions about the organ donation process
  • Discuss what can be done to improve organ donation awareness and consent rates

10:45 – 11:30 Update on Alzheimer’s dementia – Dr. Tita Castor

  • Describe the latest global facts and figures about Alzheimer’s dementia
  • Review the clinical criteria for the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s dementia
  • Discuss the current best practice approaches in caring for patients with Alzheimer’s dementia

tuesday 3/20/18

08:00 – 08:15 Announcements
08:15 – 09:00 Alphabet soup / Acronyms and healthcare reform – Dr. Michael Gerardi

  • Discuss how to comply with U.S. government healthcare programs that dictate reimbursement by Medicare and commercial insurance plans
  • Discuss how to manage your practice to be compliant with Federal healthcare initiatives such as The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and it’s potential replacement
  • Discuss how to track clinical data to comply with the Department of Health and Human Services’ merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) for payment, incentives, and penalties
  • Learn what a qualified clinical data registry (QCDR) such as ACEP’s Clinical Emergency Data Registry (CEDR) will quantify the high value care provided by emergency physicians

09:00 – 09:45 New strategies and treatment for atrial fibrillation – Dr. Ralph Caradmone

  • Discuss the new concepts regarding atrial fibrillation and it’s treatment
  • Learn treatment strategies to minimize the potential catastrophic complications of atrial fibrillation
  • Discuss anticoagulation strategies including novel agents and approaches to assure patient compliance

09:45 – 10:00 Break
10:00 – 10:45 Ultrasound to improve patient safety – Dr. John Oropello

  • Discuss how to use ultrasound to reduce complications of venous access
  • Become familiar with how to rapidly diagnose pneumothorax using ultrasound
  • Learn ultrasound techniques to guide fluid management

10:45 – 11:30 What’s new other than insulin in the treatment of Type 2 Diabetes? – Dr. Rema Gupta

  • Discuss the biological actions of GLP-1 (Glucagon Like Peptide 1) receptor agonists
  • Discuss the benefits and risks of SGL-2 inhibitors
  • Discuss when to use Metformin

wednesday 3/21/18

08:00 – 08:15 Announcements
08:15 – 09:00 Not all hypertension is systemic: Identifying the patient with pulmonary hypertension – Dr. Craig Conoscenti

  • Discuss the pathophysiology of primary and secondary pulmonary hypertension
  • Discuss how to identify the patient with potential pulmonary hypertension
  • Discuss the current management of the patient with primary and secondary pulmonary hypertension

09:00 – 09:45 High flow oxygen therapy, is it good? – Dr. Daniel Herr


  • Discuss what is high flow oxygen therapy
  • Discuss how does high flow oxygen therapy work
  • Discuss when should high flow oxygen therapy be utilized

09:45 – 10:00 Break
10:00 – 10:45 Stroke Management Update 2018 – Dr. Michael Gerardi

  • Discuss how stroke management begins in the prehospital setting as “systems of care” are creating more timely diagnosis and management
  • Discuss the ACEP clinical policy of stroke from 2015 for evidence based guidelines when treating stroke
  • Discuss the improvements in the management of large vessel occlusions, tPA, and interventional procedures
  • Discuss MRI imaging and tPA in pediatric stroke patients based on understanding the differences between pediatric and adult stroke presentations

10:45 – 11:30 Grenada’s disease and what is needed to help treat them – Dr. Dolland Noel

  • Pending

thursday 3/22/18

08:00 – 08:15 Announcements
08:15 – 09:00 Hypertension: Modifying risk and improving outcomes – Dr. William DiFilippo

  • Define hypertension
  • Establish hypertensive targets in populations at identifiable risk for cardiovascular disease and stroke
  • Discuss the clinical and patient centered programming which can improve outcomes

09:00 – 09:45 Lifestyle modifications to reduce cardiovascular risk – Dr. Ralph Cardamone

  • Discuss the strategies aimed at significantly reducing the risk of cardiovascular events in their patients
  • Review the current understanding of acute coronary syndrome and formulate an evidence based teaching strategy to facilitate patient compliance
  • Discuss what we can borrow from coaching psychology that will effectively alter patient behavior and therefore reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease

09:45 – 10:00 Break
10:00 – 10:45 The downside of mechanical ventilation – Dr. Nirav Shah

  • Discuss the roles of mechanical ventilation and it’s goal in the ICU setting
  • Define ventilator induced lung injury (VLI)
  • Outline and discuss methods to prevent VLI in the ICU

10:45 – 11:30 Pending

  • Pending

Dr. Kaplan

CME Conference Program Director



Sandals Grenada

World’s Most Innovative All-Inclusive Resort

Defying every convention of traditional design, the new Sandals Grenada takes innovation beyond the realm of imagination to create an extraordinary resort  unlike anything you have ever experienced. Pools in the sky and living rooms in swimming pools. Private plunge pools, cascading waterfalls and meandering river pools. Here, in the heart of Grenada’s exclusive Pink Gin Beach, on an exotic island paradise where the intoxicating scents of spice and tropical blooms make a heady elixir for romance, we’ve taken the best of everything to create a whole new Sandals experience… one that takes you beyond the unexpected.

Canadian rates, including return airfare from Toronto and taxes.  The rates below based on 2 adults in a room:


Run of the House room $7600*
Beachfront Grande Luxe Club Level Suite Available on Request
Beachfront Penthouse Club Suite Available on Request
Beachfront One Bedroom Butler Suite Available on Request

* This  rate is based on 2 adults in a room.

Cancellation Policy and Schedule:

Full payment due at time of booking.

Trip is 100 % non refundable at time of booking

Neurology – Tuscany

08/11/2017 / by Zeina Gedeon / / 0 Comments

September 16 – 23, 2018






Topics covered:



Registration fee:

Fee: 650 CAD

Learning credits

3 days a week, morning sessions 8AM to noon

Dr. Saverio Luzzi, MD

General practice neurology National Health Service, since 1981. Specialist in neurology National Insurance Association, since 1984. Neurologist Casa-Di-Cura-Villa-Donatello, Florence, since 1988.

Training physician department lung diseases Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, 1978. Training neurologist Florence (Italy) General Hospital, 1980. Researcher Institute Pharmacology and toxicology National Research Council, University Florence, 1981-1982.

Doctor of Medicine in Surgery cum laude, University Florence, Italy, 1979. Postgraduate degree cum laude, University Florence, Italy, 1983. Postgraduate degree cum laude, University Florence, Italy, 1986.

Villa Tartufo, Tuscany

Hotel rate includes:

  • Private transfers from the airport to the hotel and return
  • Breakfast daily, lunch and dinner
  • 7 Nights accommodation and use of all facilities of the villa
  • 4 cooking lessons of approximately 4 hours each
  • Full-day culinary excursion including lunch and dinner
  • Cookbook, apron and certificate
  • Superb Tuscan wines during dinner, liquors for after dinner.
  • House wine, soft drinks, tea and coffee are freely available
  • And much more

The Chase Across Asia

30/10/2017 / by Zeina Gedeon / / 0 Comments

September 10 to 21, 2018

3 Countries

12 days

1133 KM

Scavenger hunt

Chase Days

Cooking school

14 hours of CME

If you’re a fan of the TV series The Amazing Race or The Amazing Race Canada, then why not attempt it for real. Come and try what is one of the most original travel experiences ever and combine some education with your Adventure.

Loosely based on the TV series, our version is a CAEP Adventure across Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand; the most unique holiday you can ever imagine.


3 days of 4 hours
+2 additional hours
incorporated into The Chase


Early Rate
until Dec 31

Regular Rate
begins Jan 1

CAEP Member






Departing Saigon, Vietnam
Meals included are in red
Day 1:  Mon, Sept 10 (D)
Arrival Day & Pre-Race Briefing, SaigonDay 2:  Tues, Sept 11 (B,L)
Race Day SaigonDay 3:  Wed, Sept 12 (B,L,D)
Morning CME 4 hours; Travel to the Mekong Delta – Can ThoDay 4:  Thurs, Sept 13 (B,D)
Race Day in the Mekong Delta, Travel to Chau DocDay 5:  Fri, Sept 14 (B,D)
Travel the Mekong to Phnom Penh, CambodiaDay 6:  Sat, Sept 15 (B,L,D)
Morning CME 4 hours; Race Day Phnom PenhDay 7:  Sun, Sept 16 (B)
Race to Seam ReapDay 8:  Mon, Sept 17 (B)
Angkor Wat ChallengeDay 9: Tues, Sept 18 (B,D)
Morning CME 4 hours; Explore Angkor Wat & SurroundsDay 10:  Wed, Sept 19 (B,D)
Race to the Thai border, Travel to BangkokDay 11:  Thurs, Sept 20 (B,D)
Race Day Bangkok, Winners Announcement & Farewell Dinner

Day 12: Fri, Sept 21 (B)
Free Day Bangkok, Departure

There will be two hours of CME incorporated into your challenges throughout The Chase.

Main Speaker – TBA


Robert Primavesi, MD, FCFP(EM)


Vincent Poirer, MD, FRCPC

We have partnered with Grasshopper Adventures to bring you an awesome tour. They are a small company with many years of experience.  They provide quality accommodation and reasonable prices to give you unbeatable value for your money.

Grasshopper Adventures provides tour guides that are selected for their experience, love and passion of their countries.  Grasshopper Adventures is sure to make your trip the best you’ve ever experienced.

11 nights in comfortable, clean hotels or quest houses

Apart from race activities, you will travel on comfortable vehicles from:
– Saigon to Mekong Delta
– The Mekong Delta to Phnom Penh
– The Cambodian border to Bangkok

This is a food of adventure through countries that are world-renowned for their cuisines.  You will be introduced to the finest food every step of the way

This trip is achievable by people of all ages.  No specific skills or physical abilities required.
A sense of Adventure is essential

Tour Details:


12 days duration

1133Km distance

Difficulty: Mild


Deposit: $500USD

Airfare not included in the above rates

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