NEW CME Conference  – “Navigating the Unique Medical Needs of Refugees” (Saskatoon, SK)

“Navigating the Unique Medical Needs of Refugees”

Friday, MARCH 11, 2016 – TCU Place, SASKATOON, SK

7:30 am to 4:30 pm

Announcing our newest CME learning opportunity for family physicians, specialist physicians, nurses/nurse practitioners, mental health professionals, medical residents/students, and other allied health professionals.

Enhance your capacity to treat the unique medical needs of refugees as they come to Saskatchewan.

Featured Speakers:
Dr. Anna Banerji, Director, Global and Indigenous Health, University of Toronto
Dr. Kevin Pottie, Associate Professor, Family Medicine and Co-chair of the Canadian Collaboration for Immigrant and Refugee Health (co-author of Canada’s Clinical Guidelines for Immigrant and Refugee Health)
Additional Expert Speakers to be announced

Benefits of attending:
– In-depth discussions on Canada’s Clinical Guidelines for Immigrant and Refugee Health
– Improve Screening for Infectious Diseases
– Identify Specific Health Concerns of Refugee Women & Children
– Discuss Unique Mental Health Indicators and Recommendations for the Refugee Population
– Panel Discussion Specific to the Syrian Refugee Community and their Medical Needs.

Registration opens in the second week of February.  Check www.usask.ca/cmelearning for updates!

Early Registration Closes February 29th.  Rates start at $195 plus GST (Student rates available)

More info:  karen.conway@usask.ca, CME Coordinator, or call (306) 966 7795 for further details.