Audience

Sub Meetings & Allied Health Conference
Thursday, May 12, 2022

AGENDA

 

Allied Health Conference – Looking Within

(Wildrose Room Centre & South)

(Wildrose Room Centre & South)

12:00–1:00 PM

Registration Opens

(Main Foyer)

1:00–1:05

Welcome and Spiritual Message 

Cree Elder Doreen Spence

 

1:00–1:10

Introduction of Panel

Session Chairs: Karen Sabo, Catherine Rombough

 

1:15–1:30

Indigenous Cultural Diversity in Health Care 

Cree Elder Doreen Spence

 

1:30–1:45

Video Vignette – Patient Experiences 

Immigrants coping with IEM diagnosis in community  practice 

Thiru Govender, MD, FRCPC

Community and Developmental Paediatrician

Clinical Associate Professor

Section of Community Paediatrics

Dept of Paediatrics, University of Calgary

1:45–2:00

Video Vignette – Patient Experiences 

Role of Social Worker in Inherited Metabolic Diseases Clinic 

Francine Abma-Vink, MSW, RSW

Social Worker GI / Metabolic / Genetic / MSK Clinics

Alberta Children’s Hospital

 

2:00–2:15

Pharmacogenetics – An overview 

Christy Gilkes, BSP

Inherited Metabolic Disorders Clinic

Alberta Children’s Hospital / Alberta Health Services

 

2:15–2:35

Questions / Panel Discussion

 

2:35–2:40

WRAP UP

 

2:40–3:00

Break

3:00–4:00

Allied Health Breakout Sessions

Dietitians Workshop

Melanie Hamilton, MN, EdD Candidate (Higher Education)

(Room: Wolf Willow)

RN Workshop – Round Table Talk 

(Room: Silver Willow)

3:00–4:00

Canadian MPS Society Meeting – Calypso Room