Family Medicine Grand Rounds – Congestive Heart Failure: The Challenges of Transitioning from Hospital to Community

Join us Wednesday, November 7, 2018 from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. for Family Medicine Grand Rounds in the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine Building, Room 1150.

Dr. Stuart J. Smith, Director, Heart Failure Services, Medical Director, Cardiac Transplantation & Mechanical Circulatory Support, Western University will present Congestive Heart Failure: The Challenges of Transitioning from Hospital to Community.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Review our current understanding of Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) from epidemiology to management;
  2. Introduce the concept of “transition of care” as it applies to Congestive Heart Failure (CHF);
  3. Discuss possible approaches that may help improve transition of care from hospital to community; and
  4. Explore the potential roles of family physicians in the transition of care.

This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by Continuing Professional Development, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University for up to 1.0 Mainpro+ credits. Each participant should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent participating in the educational program.

This program has no commercial support. And is supported by the Citywide Department of Family Medicine and Department of Family Medicine.

If you can't make it in person, please join us live on our livestream channel.

If you experience difficulties connecting please contact ETMS at 519-661-2111 ext. 83035 for assistance.

When live-streaming it is important to start promptly at 8:30 and conclude at 9:30 a.m.  Please ensure you arrive and are seated before 8:30 a.m. to avoid disruption once the session begins.

Attendance is taken at Grand Rounds. If you do not attend in person, please e-mail Sheena Blasing after the session if you wish to qualify for MAINPRO credits.

Sheena will send the MAINPRO certificates out at the end of the year.