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What all physicians need to know about cannabis legalization - In this inaugural episode of Quick Takes: A podcast by physicians, for physicians, Dr. David Gratzer sits down with Dr. Jonathan Bertram to discuss the clinical consequences of legalized cannabis.
Ontario Psychiatric Outreach Program Conference 2018
October 25-26, North Bay
Innovative Approaches to Outreach is an interactive event that brings together the OPOP network of collaborators and key stakeholders. Discuss innovative approaches to outreach from a multidisciplinary perspective; share and learn more about mental health outreach work directly with OPOP collaborators and local service providers; and learn more about the northern region of Ontario, specifically their mental health and addictions needs, challenges and opportunities to serve.
2018 CSAM Annual Meeting and Scientific Conference: Connecting Addiction Treatment Providers
October 25-27, Vancouver, BC
2018 will feature an all-day symposium on addictions for members of the Nursing Profession. The Fundamentals, CSAM’s day-long course of sequential presentations on screening, assessment, diagnosis and treatment of alcohol and substance use disorders will be offered on October 28.
Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder, Relapse, Recovery, and Clinical Practice
Friday, October 26, 9 to 10 am.
CAMH Addiction Rounds, Rm. 3158 BGB
Learning objectives: to define and operationalize the construct of alcohol use disorder (AUD) relapse; to investigate the evidence base regarding AUD relapse; to identify the implications for clinical practice of research on AUD relapse. Presenter: Dr. Stephen Maisto.
CAMH Temerty Centre Administration of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Psychiatric Disorders
November 6-9, 2018, 8:30 to 4:30 pm daily
CAMH, 1001 Queen Street W
Registration Fee - $3,490.00
This four-day course teaches the basics of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation including the characteristics of electromagnetic fields and the how to identify neuro-anatomical targets, along with the clinical applications of this therapy in the field of psychiatry. Hands-on training is offered to identify the motor threshold, determine the treatment spot using methods of approximation and how to set up various treatment protocols. Watch a video about the training | Download a flyer | click here for registration.
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