2020 Grand Rounds

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2020 Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds are accredited group learning activities as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

If you would like to know the learning objectives from any of the Grand Rounds below, please contact the MSA.

Learning objectives:

1. Understanding the Pathophysiology and Role of the Brain in Weight Gain
2. Comprehensive treatment strategies with a focus on anti-obesity medications
Learning Objectives:
1. Understand HAUTI data at RMH (where we are and where we want to go)
2. Review strategies for prevention and accurate diagnosis HAUTI
3. Reinforce appropriate treatment of HAUTI

Learning objectives:

1. Explain at a high-level understanding of what is data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence.
2. Identify the core elements that need to happen to advance the state of healthcare analytics.
3. Identify opportunities for collaborations, partnerships to translate data analytics into patient impact.

This Grand Round was cancelled due to COVID-19.

This Grand Rounds has been postponed due to COVID-19. More information to follow.

This Grand Rounds has been postponed due to COVID-19. More information to follow.

Learning Objectives:
1) Be aware of the evidence supporting shorter treatment durations in bacterial infections.
2) Be aware of the evidence supporting oral antibiotic therapy for bacterial infections.
3) Recognize the exceptions to short course/oral antibiotic therapy.
Biography:
Dr. Kevin Afra completed Medical School and Internal Medicine at the University of Calgary, followed by an Infectious Diseases subspecialty at UBC.  Kevin went on to obtain a Master of Health Administration from UBC. Kevin is currently the Medical Director of the Fraser Health Antimicrobial Stewardship Program. His clinical Infectious Diseases practice spans several Fraser Health hospitals.  He is also a Clinical Instructor with UBC, not only preceptoring trainees on clinical rotations, but also leading Sepsis week in the second year medical school.
Learning objectives:
1) Learn from aviation and integrate into our daily practice in medicine
2) Think about “failure-to-rescue” as a supplementary way measure and assess our quality of care
3) Look beyond and prepare for the next wave to improve our quality of care
Biography:
Soojin Kim completed her fellowship training in paediatric urology at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Her fellowship training included a wide breadth of cases and conditions with emphasis on multidisciplinary and patient-centered care. Soojin also completed a graduate program in Health Services and Outcomes Research at Northwestern University with focuses on large databases and patient-centered outcomes. Prior to the subspecialty training in paediatric urology, Soojin completed her medical degree at McMaster University in 2012 and urology residency at McMaster University in 2017. As academic endeavours, Soojin will continue her studies and obtain a master’s degree in Health Services and Outcomes Research. Soojin has research interest in patient-centered outcomes and quality improvement research. As they form an intimate relationship with our patients, she is interested in evaluating direct and indirect factors that affect patients’ health service experience.
Learning Objectives:
1) Attendees will possess the knowledge to accurately describe burns using standardized and current namelacture.
2) Attendees will obtain a simplistic approach to the initial and ongoing fluid resuscitation and management of a burn patient
3) Attendees will obtain an approach to manage an acute threatened airway secondary to burn or inhalation injury
4) Attendees will learn to assess and appropriately treat the toxicological ramifications of burn patients.
Learning Objectives:
Understand prognostic factors for significant neurological recovery after stroke
Know what factors make for good rehabilitation candidates
Understand complications of stroke and their impact on function and rehabilitation goals
Understand the rehabilitation process and how patient age and stroke severity impact on rehabilitation goals
Biography:

Dr Bohorquez is a consulting physician in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He is a member of the UBC Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and a clinical instructor at the University of British Columbia. He has hospital appointments at GF Strong Rehab Centre, BC Children’s Hospital, Royal Columbian Hospital, Eagle Ridge Hospital, Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Ridge Meadows Hospital. Dr Bohorquez private clinic is in New Westminster, BC and his practice involves general physical medicine and rehabilitation. He sees patients with strokes, brain injuries, amputations, neuromuscular conditions, pediatric spinal cord injuries and musculoskeletal conditions.

Dr Bohorquez’s education includes a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biochemistry from the University of California, Riverside. His MD is from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. He completed his residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of British Columbia.Dr Bohorquez is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCPC) and is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.