Webinar: Public Health Updates for Halton Physicians: Focus on Syphilis

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May 27, 2021 - 17:00 - 18:00
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Posted on May 14, 2021


Webinar: Public Health Updates for Halton Physicians: Focus on Syphilis

Team: Featured External Events

May 27, 2021 - 17:00 - 18:00


Syphilis – not a matter of if, but when

There’s been a dramatic rise of Syphilis during the pandemic, including among men and pregnant women. With Syphilis rates soaring, do you know what to do when your patients’ tests come back positive? Come learn how to diagnose and treat Syphilis effectively.

Date: Thursday, May 27, 2021

Time: 5-6 p.m.

Register: Online (registration form)

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Dale Kalina, MD MBA FRCPC

Infectious Disease Physician, Medical Director Infection Prevention and Control – Joseph Brant Hospital

Learning objectives:

Overall series learning objective: By attending the Public Health Updates for Halton Physicians series, participants will be able to identify and discuss relevant and recent information about approaches to the prevention, diagnosis and management of key public health issues impacting their family medicine practice in both rural and urban settings.

Learning objectives for this session:

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Describe local Syphilis trends
  • Follow the Canadian Guidelines on STIs for the diagnosis, treatment and follow up of Syphilis.

Submit your questions in advance through the registration form.

This one-credit-per-hour group learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for 1 Mainpro+® credit. This program is part of a series that has been certified for up to 4 Mainpro+® credits.