Program

Day 1 (Thursday, May 6, 2021)

Conference Centre Faculty of Medicine
Jagiellonian University Medical College
ul. św. Łazarza 16, 31-530 Kraków
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Conference

Clinical Cases in Internal Medicine: Learning Through Practice (9:00–14:00)

During this conference 20 selected case reports submitted to the Best Case Report Contest will be presented by the authors and discussed by experts recognized worldwide.

Hands-on workshops

Choosing the right anticoagulant for your patient with comorbidities: VKA, DOAC or heparin?

Managing anticoagulant-related bleeding: what to do before, during and after the bleed

Fluids, electrolytes and acid-base: tying it all together

Cardiac arrest management

Cardioversion: the ultimate management of unstable tachyarrhythmia

Airway management: tracheal intubation

Airway management: supraglottic airway devices and ventilation

How to read a chest x-ray: primer for non-radiologists

Compression ultrasound in diagnosing deep vein thrombosis

Giant cell arteritis course & ultrasound workshop

Narrative Medicine Express: writing in the shadow of a literary work as means of improving self-reflection and empathy

EBM: producing and using trustworthy practice guidelines: GRADE methodology

EBM: evidence-based medicine: interpreting results of systematic reviews

EBM: developing a protocol for a systematic review of effects of interventions

Practical skills for teaching at the bedside: the 5-minute Bedside Moment (5M2)

Teaching with serious board games: learning from the GridlockED example

How to overcome barriers in explicit teaching of clinical reasoning

Writing good multiple choice test questions


More to be announced

Day 2 (Friday, May 7, 2021)

ICE Kraków Congress Centre
ul. Marii Konopnickiej 17, 30-302 Kraków
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8:30–9:00

Welcome and introduction

Organizing Committee

9:00–9:25

Opening lecture
Is physical examination of the cardiovascular system still important?

Prof. Andrew Elder

University of Edinburgh, UK

Session I

9:25–9:50

What's new in the management of chronic heart failure

Prof. Harriette Van Spall

McMaster University, Canada

9:50–10:15

Acute pulmonary embolism: how to diagnose quickly and treat effectively

Prof. Adam Torbicki

Center of Postgraduate Medical Education, Poland

10:15–10:40

To be announced

10:40–11:05

Management of chronic coronary syndromes according to the latest practice guidelines

Prof. William Wijns

National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland

11:05–11:40

Questions & answers

All speakers

11:40–12:10

Refreshment break

Session II

12:10–12:35

Hemoglobinopathies: when to worry

Prof. Madeleine Verhovsek

McMaster University, Canada

12:35–13:00

Von Willebrand disease: the most common bleeding disorder

Prof. Mark Crowther

McMaster University, Canada

13:00–13:25

To be announced

13:25–13:50

Questions & answers

All speakers

13:50–14:30

Lunch break

Session III

14:30–14:55

Management of antiphospholipid syndrome according to the latest practice guidelines

Prof. Kim Legault

McMaster University, Canada

14:55–15:20

Muscle pain, muscle weakness and muscle inflammation: from symptoms to diagnosis

Prof. Bhaskar Dasgupta

Southend University Hospital, UK

15:20–15:45

Early arthritis: how to manage in general practice

Prof. Daniel Aletaha

Medical University of Vienna, Austria

15:45–16:10

Questions & answers

All speakers

16:10–16:30

Refreshment break

Session IV

16:30–16:55

Metabolic surgery in prevention of cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes remission

Dr. Dror Dicker

Tel Aviv University, Israel

16:55–17:20

New oral anticoagulants: when and how to use

Prof. James Douketis

McMaster University, Canada

17:20–17:45

How to keep a patient away from ICU

Prof. Waleed Alhazzani

McMaster University, Canada

17:45–18:10

Keynote lecture: Thirty years of EBM evolution: from the history to the future

Prof. Gordon Guyatt

McMaster University, Canada

18:10–18:35

Questions & answers

All speakers

18:35–20:00

Dinner at the venue

Day 3  (Saturday, May 8, 2021)

ICE Kraków Congress Centre
ul. Marii Konopnickiej 17, 30-302 Kraków
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9:00–9:25

Opening lecture
Narrative medicine: is there a place for it in today’s healthcare systems?

Prof. Malgorzata Nowaczyk

McMaster University, Canada

Session V

9:25–9:50

To be announced

9:50–10:15

Treating COPD in 2020: key messages for everyday practice

Prof. Jadwiga Wedzicha

Imperial College London, UK

10:15–10:40

Community acquired pneumonia: an update

Prof. Mark Loeb

McMaster University, Canada

10:40–11:05

Challenges in diagnosis of extrapulmonary tuberculosis

Prof. Jyotirmoy Pal

R.G. Kar Medical College, India

11:05–11:40

Questions & answers

All speakers

11:40–12:15

Refreshment break

Session VI

12:15–12:40

Challenges in choosing a medication for type 2 diabetes

Prof. René Rodríguez-Gutiérrez

Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico

12:40–13:05

Current management of Hashimoto's thyroiditis and other hypothyroid states

Prof. Leonard Wartofsky

Georgetown University, USA

13:05–13:30

When supplementation of vitamin D is justified

Prof. Bess Dawson-Hughes

Tufts University School of Medicine, USA

13:30–13:45

Best Case Report Contest awards

13:45–14:10

Questions & answers

All speakers

14:10–14:50

Lunch break

Session VII

14:50–15:15

Current management of gastroparesis

Prof. Irene Sarosiek

Texas Tech University, USA

15:15–15:40

Irritable bowel syndrome diagnosis and management: a simplified algorithm for clinical practice

Prof. Paul Moayyedi

McMaster University, Canada

15:40–16:05

Evaluating obscure overt gastrointestinal bleeding: what every internist needs to know

Prof. Ian Gralnek

Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

16:05–16:30

Questions & answers

All speakers

16:30–16:50

Refreshment break

Session VIII

16:50–17:15

Assessment and symptomatic treatment of chronic breathlessness

Prof. David Currow

University of Technology Sydney, Australia

17:15–17:40

Holistic breathlessness services: improving mastery and reducing distress caused by breathlessness

Prof. Irene Higginson

Cicely Saunders Institute, King's College London, UK

17:40–18:05

Management of cancer pain according to the latest WHO guidelines

Prof. Małgorzata Krajnik

Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, Ludwik Rydygier Collegium Medicum in Bydgoszcz, Poland

18:05–18:30

Questions & answers

All speakers

18:30

Closing remarks

Organizing Committee

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