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Provider Education Program – COPD Workshop

wednesDAY, february 11, 2015 5:30PM – 8:00PM


Holiday Inn Express & Suites Newmarket 

100 Pony Drive, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 7B6

Learning Objectives

By the end of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify symptoms of COPD
  • Identify individuals at risk for COPD by screening
  • Advocate that smoking cessation works
  • List the key components of a COPD management plan
  • Correctly complete two COPD case studies by applying the CTS COPD Guidelines

Workshop Format

5:30 – 6:00pm  Registration
6:00 – 6:50pm  COPD Presentation
6:50 – 7:20pm  Case #1
7:20 – 7:50pm  Case #2
7:50 – 8:00pm  Questions and Evaluation


 Dr. Alan Kaplan CCFP (EM) FCFP is a Family Doctor practicing in Richmond Hill. He graduated from University of Toronto in 1983 and has been on active staff at York Central Hospital since 1984 where he is Past-Chief of Family Practice and Vice Chief of the Emergency Department. In addition, Dr. Kaplan serves as a community pain consultant, palliative care community physician and hospitalist at Brampton Civic Hospital.   He is the Chairperson of the Family Physician Asthma Group of Canada, board member on the International Primary Care Respiratory Group and Chair of the Council for Organizing Members of the Canadian Network for Respiratory Care. Dr. Kaplan is the President of the IPCRG 5th biennual world scientific meeting, past member of the Canadian Consensus Guidelines for Asthma, COPD and Sinusitis and editor for the International Primary Care Respiratory Journal and the Italian Journal of Primary Care. He is also a member of the Canadian Metropolitan Tuberculosis Subcommittee, member of the Health Canada Section on Allergy and Respiratory therapies, and member of Chronic Respiratory Disease Surveillance Advisory Committee (Public Health Agency of Canada). Dr. Kaplan lends his expertise and is an article reviewer for the Primary Care Respiratory Journal, the European Respiratory Journal and the Canadian Journal of Family Practice. 


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  2. Step 2 Registration
Wednesday February 11
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Newmarket
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