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Transplant Patient Education Day: Staying the Course Post Heart Transplant:

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When

Friday, September 28, 2012.

Where

New Lecture Theatre, Providence Building Level 1,  St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC

Registration

 Contact Erica Kumano at 604-806-8374 or e-mail ekumano@providencehealth.bc.ca


Speakers & Agenda

08:45 – 09:00: Welcome 

Speaker – Ms. Carol Imai (MC), Patient Educator, Heart Transplant Clinic

0900 – 0915: Opening Remarks            

Speaker – Dr Andy Ignaszewski, Cardiologist

09:15 – 10:15: Rejection –Weathering a storm 

Speaker – Dr Mustafa Toma, Cardiologist

Biomarkers: A Different Tack

Speaker – Ms. Janet McManus, Chief Operating Officer, PROOF Centre

10:15 10:45: Infection: Taking care of Flotsam and Jetsam

Speaker – Dr Freda Omaswa, Fellow, Infectious Diseases, UBC

10:45 – 11:15: COFFEE BREAK

11:15 11:30: From the Galley

Dietician to be announced

11:30 – 12:00: Navigating a Healthy Course    

Mr. Min Naruki-Van Velzen, Clinical Exercise Specialist

12:00 – 12:30: Knowing the Ropes

Stories from Experienced Transplant Patients

12:30-12:45: BC Transplant: Behind the Scenes

Speaker: Dr Greg Grant, Provincial Executive Director, BC Transplant

12:15 – 1:00: Canadian Transplant Association (CTA) Update

Margaret Benson, Maurice Parobec

1:00 – 2:00: LUNCH