Accredited Webinars

  Accredited Webinars & On-Demand Recordings

If you missed a past session, please check out the On-Demand section below to see all available recordings

These 1 hour Accredited Webinars are offered via a LIVESTREAM platform.

Assessment and Management of COPD exacerbations in the ED: 

What you don’t know could be hurting your patients

Wednesday, December 6, 2023 – 1400 ET | 1100 PT

After completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. More effectively manage COPD exacerbations when patients present to the ED
  2. Evaluate patients presenting to the ED using:
    • Screening tools to identify and diagnose COPD in patients with risk factors
    • Risk stratification tools to identify patients with COPD at risk for serious outcomes
  3. Recognize the impact of comorbidities on the management and discharge planning of the COPD patient, for example: coronary artery disease, type 2 diabetes, chronic kidney disease
  4. Develop safe discharge plans that will also reduce the risk of returning to the ED.
This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 1.00 Mainpro+ credits.

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and approved by Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians. You may claim a maximum of 1 hour (credits are automatically calculated)

David Braganza MD CCFP(EM)

David is an emergency physician who works in rural communities in multiple provinces including Alberta, Ontario, and New Brunswick. He has a special interest in working in Francophone communities outside Quebec, especially the Acadian communities of Northern New Brunswick. David completed his training in family medicine at McGill University and his EM training at the Université de Sherbrooke.

Mitchell Shulman MD FRCPC CSPQ

Dr. Mitch Shulman is an Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at McGill and an attending physician in the emergencies of
the 2 campuses of the McGill University Health System. After completing his undergraduate training at Harvard, he returned to Montreal to attend McGill Medical School and then do a residency in Emergency Medicine (where he was Chief Resident). He was among the first Royal College certified Emergency Medicine specialists (1983) and served as an examiner for the Royal College. He was acting Director of the Emergency Department and served as its Research Director. He’s been a community doc and an occupational health physician. Currently, as well as his emergency department clinical responsibilities, he also serves as a medical scientist on an ethics review committee and works at the McGill Student Health Center. He was the Medical Director responsible for First Response in his community for over 20 years. His philosophy on teaching has always been that we all have valuable knowledge to share and so he sincerely looks forward to hearing from you as we share the learning at this webinar.

Sacha Bhinder MD FRCPC

Dr. Sacha Bhinder is an adult respirologist in the Scarborough area, practicing at the Scarborough Health Network Centenary site, the Toronto Lung Care Clinic, and the Heart Health Institute. After  having completed his MD degree at the University of Toronto, he went on to pursue training in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Adult Respirology, both at the University of Toronto. He is a lecturer in the Division of Respirology at the University of Toronto. For the Scarborough Health Network he has served in a number of leadership positions including Co-Chair of the Corporate Medical Education Committee; hospital representative to the Toronto Academic Health Science Network Education Committee, and recently as Corporate Chief and Medical Director for the Department of Medicine.

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This program has received financial support in the form of an education grant from Astra Zeneca.

Browse our On-Demand Recordings

Assessment and Management of COPD exacerbations in the ED: What you don’t know could be hurting your patients

Original Live Date: December 6, 2023
Moderator: David Braganza MD CCFP (EM) 
Speakers: Mitchell Shulman MD FRCPC CSPQ, Sacha Bhinder MD FRCPC 

Direct Oral Anticoagulants and Bleeding in the Emergency Department

Original Live Date: November 15, 2023
Moderator: John Ward MD CCFP(EM) FRCPC
Speakers: Kerstin de Wit MD FRCPC, Vicky Tagalakis MD FRCPC MSc

State of the art management of sickle cell disease in Canadian EDs

Original Live Date: September 13, 2023
Moderator: Jennifer Bryan MD MA MSPH FRCPC
Speakers: Dominick Shelton MD CCFP(EM) FCFP, Ziad Solh MD MSc FRCPC DRCPSC

Sickle Cell Disease – Recognition and Management of Common and Life-threatening Presentations

Original Live Date: May 30, 2023
Moderator: Rahim Valani MD MBA M Med Ed LLM (Health Law)
Speakers: Dominick Shelton MD CCFP(EM) FCFP, Madeleine Verhovsek BSc MD FRCPC, Biba Tinga, Patient Representative, President-Executive Director Sickle Cell Disease Association of Canada

What is Thrombotic Microangiopathy (TMA) and Why Should I Care?

Original Live Date: May 29, 2023
Moderator: Eddy Lang MD CCFP(EM)
Speakers: Federico Germini MD MSc, Eric Tseng MD

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in the ED: Choosing Wisely-Choosing Safely

Original Live Date: May 28, 2023
Moderator: Ian Preyra MD MBA FRCPC(EM) C. Dir
Speakers: Catherine Varner MD MSc CCFP(EM), Suneel Upadhye MD MSc FRCPC

Not gone and not forgotten: Updates and current state for COVID-19 management in the ED: Part 2 – Treatment

Original Air Date: February 15, 2023
Moderator: Samuel G Campbell MB BCh, CCFP(EM), FCFP, Dip PEC(SA), FCCHL, FRCP(Edin)
Speakers: Zain Chagla MSc MD DTMH FRCPC, Lynora Saxinger- MD FRCPC CTropMed

Not gone and not forgotten: Updates and current state for COVID-19 management in the ED: Part 1 – Predictions & Current State

Original Air Date: February 1, 2023
Moderator: Samuel G Campbell MB BCh, CCFP(EM), FCFP, Dip PEC(SA), FCCHL, FRCP(Edin)
Speakers: Alim Pardhan, Zain Chagla MSc MD DTMH FRCPC Royal CBD Royal CBD Creams