2011 Halifax Conference - September 23 & 24
Diagnosis, Treatment & Management of Marfan Syndrome and Related Connective Tissue & Cardiovascular Disorders
CME for Health Professionals - Fri., Sep 23
Patient & Family Conference - Sat., Sep 24
Satellite CME - Maritime Connective Tissue Clinic - September 22
The New World of Hereditary Aneurysm Syndromes and Connective Tissue Disorders - Click here for more information
We are proud to announce the 15th conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia on September 23 and 24, 2011 marking 25 years of the Canadian Marfan Association.
The Canadian Marfan Association conference is a series of informational sessions and workshops lead by world leading health professionals and researchers to provide critical information to Marfan and related disorder patients, families, general physicians, specialists, nurses and nurse practitioners, and other health professionals with accredited continuing medical education learning hours.
CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION CONFERENCE
September 23, 2011
The Lord Nelson Hotel & Conference Centre
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8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Registration Fee: $135 (includes continental breakfast, lunch, and refreshments
Educationally cosponsored by Dalhousie University Continuing Medical Education
As an accredited provider, Dalhousie University, CME designates this continuing medical education activity for up to 6.0 credit hours for MAINPRO M-1 of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and as an accredited group learning Section 1 activity as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
Who Should attend?
Specialists, including but not limited to:
Molecular and Clinical Researchers
Pain Management Specialists
Registered Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
Allied Health Professionals, including but not limited to:
Optometrists, Chiropractors, Physiotherapists, Paramedics
Satellite Maritime Connective Tissue Clinic CME Conference
The New and Expanding World of Hereditary Aneurysm Syndromes and Connective Tissue Disorders
CME program brought to you by the Maritime Connective Tissue Clinic and in Association with the Canadian Marfan Association
Conference Website Coming Soon!
Thursday, September 22
PATIENT & FAMILY DAY CONFERENCE
September 24, 2011
McCain Arts Centre
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Registration Fee: $50 per participant over 18 years old; children and youth under 18 years are free! (includes continental breakfast, lunch, and refreshments)
Who should attend?
- Patients diagnosed with Marfan, Loeys-Dietz, Ehlers-Danlos, ACTA2, or a related hereditary connective tissue and/or cardiovascular disorder.
- Patients who are awaiting a diagnosis or suspected of having any of the above listed disorders.
- Families of patients with any of the above listed disorders.
- Anyone wanting to learn more about Marfan Syndrome and Related Connective Tissue & Cardiovascular Disorders.
HOTELS & TRAVEL
Air Canada Promotion
Conference delegates are welcome to use our official airline at a discounted 10% using the promotional code: FNKQB4M1 by booking online www.aircanada.com
1515 South Park Street
Halifax, NS B3J 2L2
Rate: Executive Room @ $229.00 + taxes
Conference Booking Page:
Promotion Code (by phone): 23530, Canadian Marfan Association
1496 Hollis Street
Halifax, NS B3J 3Z1
Rate: Standard Room @ $165 + taxes
Conference Booking Page:
Promotion Code (by phone): Canadian Marfan Association
Sponsored by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR), Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health
Educationally co-sponsored by Dalhousie University School of Medicine Continuing Medical Education
Thank you to our sponsors for believing in our mission and helping us to make a difference in the lives of patients and families affected by Marfan Syndrome and Related Connective Tissue & Cardiovascular Disorders. Your support allows us to educate healthcare professionals, patients and families to effectively diagnose, treat, and manage these disorders and ultimately prevent untimely death.
CALL FOR SPONSORS
The Canadian Marfan Association is looking for individual and corporate sponsors for the upcoming Halifax Conference. If you are interested in supporting this important event, please contact the CMA firstname.lastname@example.org or toll free at 1 (866) 722-1722.
HALIFAX TRAVEL & TOURISM
Halifax is a beautiful harbour city with many activities and events in September. Come early and stay longer, make it a vacation and enjoy the captivating beauty of Halifax in the Fall!