2016 – The Art and Science of Cardiac Physical Examination
Friday and Saturday September 23-24, 2016
08:00am to 04:30pm
St. Joseph’s Health Centre – Sunnyside Lecture Hall A
This 2 day course is designed to update physicians and trainees on the Art and Science of Cardiac Physical Examination. It is a comprehensive course on bedside techniques. The program will feature discussions by experts in the field as well as group auscultation sessions and special sessions on precordial pulsations and jugular pulse contour analysis. An hour-long session will be dedicated each day to provide a clinical update on recent therapeutic advances in cardiovascular medicine. The goal of this course is to provide both primary care providers and internal medicine physicians with the information and skills required to apply the art and science of cardiac physical examination in diagnosing and treating patients in our community.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Identify the normal and abnormal precordial pulsations.
- Examine jugular venous pressure/pulsations and heart sounds.
- Recognize and differentiate commonly encountered heart murmurs.
Details on credit eligibility will be announced closer to the date of the course. Certificates will be issued by the DMES following confirmation of registration at the event and receipt of program evaluation materials.
Who Should Attend
Practicing specialist and family physicians, other healthcare professionals and medical trainees.
Course Date & Location
All sessions for this activity will be held on Friday & Saturday September 23-24, 2016 in Sunnyside Lecture Hall A&B, second floor Sunnyside Wing at St. Joseph’s Health Centre, 30 The Queensway, Toronto, ON, M6R 1B5.
Registration must be completed online at http://sjhcdmes.eventbrite.ca. Telephone, email or fax registration will not be accepted. Upon DMES’s receipt of your registration, you will receive an email confirmation. Please be sure to identify an email address that you check frequently as this will be used for essential information including registration confirmation and evaluation.
All participants must complete an evaluation of the session in order to qualify for CME credits. The online evaluation will be emailed to the address provided following the event.
Please visit https://emdsjhc.com/cme/cme-courses for more information.