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TIBDN Education Day Nov. 21, 2019

Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019 for TIBDN Education Day at the Mount Sinai Hospital Auditorium (600 University Avenue).

Event details

When

Nov 21, 2019
from 08:15 AM to 01:30 PM

Where

Mount Sinai Hospital Auditorium 600 University Avenue, Toronto ON M5G 1X5

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Event number: 138478308

Registration:

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1. Download form (registration form) and e-mail or fax (email: tibdn.msh@sinaihealthsystem.ca, fax: 416-586-3140)

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Agenda: [Download PDF]

8:15 – 8:45

Coffee and Registration

8:45 – 9:00

Welcome and Introduction - Dr. Allison McGeer

9:00 – 10:00

Not What They're Not, but What They Are: Nontuberculous Mycobacteria and NTM Infections
Dr. Frances Jamieson

Medical Microbiologist, Public Health Ontario Laboratories
Associate Professor, Dept. of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology
University of Toronto

Dr. Theodore Marras
Director, Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Clinical & Research Program, Toronto Western Hospital
University Health Network
Associate Professor, Dept. of Medicine
University of Toronto

10:00 –10:30

Acute Flaccid Paralysis and Enteroviral Infections
Dr. Ari (Sean) Bitnun

Staff Physician and Infectious Diseases Consultant
The Hospital for Sick Children
Professor, Dept. of Paediatrics
University of Toronto

10:30 – 10:50 Break: Posters and Sponsors Exhibits Viewing

10:50 – 11:20

Preventing and Managing Exposures to Brucellosis
Dr. Matthew Muller

Medical Director, Infection Prevention and Control
Associate Professor, Dept. of Medicine
University of Toronto

11:20 – 11:50

Implementation and Impact of an Extensive Carbapanemase Screening
Dr. Christie Vermeiren

Clinical Microbiologist
The Shared Hospital Laboratories
Lecturer, Dept. of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology
University of Toronto

11:50 – 12:10

CPO Screening – Shall we Move to Direct NAAT Testing?
Dr. Susan Poutanen

Medical Microbiologist and Infectious Diseases Physician
Sinai Health System and University Health Network
Associate Professor, Dept. of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology
University of Toronto

12:10 – 12:30

TIBDN Updates and Closing Remarks
Dr. Allison McGeer

Principal Investigator, TIBDN

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch, Discussions and Exhibits Viewing

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