2019 Annual Meeting

Join CAPM&R in Ottawa-Gatineau, QC!

Innovation and Competence in the Nation’s Capital: Together at Last

The CAPM&R 67th Annual Scientific Meeting will be held on May 29 – June 1 in Ottawa-Gatinea, QC. The conference will be held at Hilton Lac Leamy, situated on the shores of Leamy Lake. Hilton Lac-Leamy is interconnected to the spectacular Casino du Lac-Leamy and is only five minutes from downtown Ottawa, the nation’s capital.

We are very pleased to introduce CAPMR Co-Developed, Accredited Symposia and Workshops. All Co-developed Accredited Learning Activity sessions are pre-approved by the Conference Organizing Committee, and are accredited by the CAPM&R after complying with the accreditation guidelines of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) and Canadian Medical Association (CMA). The Conference Organizing Committee has acted as the Program Planning Committee for all accredited sessions, and third-parties (including industry, external planners, or communication companies) are not involved in the program development, in order to maintain objectivity and scientific integrity. The Co-developed Accredited Learning Activities are accredited as part of the Conference program under Section 1 and/or Section 3 of the RCPSC’s Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program.

At the end of the conference, delegates will be able to:

  1. Assess  the neurologically-impaired upper extremity using state-of-the-art strategies, and describe emerging treatments;
  2. Discuss emerging concepts in the diagnosis and management of Neuromuscular Conditions.
  3. Describe the essential elements of Competence By Design and how those principles will apply to Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in Canada;
  4. Identify and apply emerging treatment concepts for: post-stroke fatigue, stem cells for musculoskeletal conditions, and osseointegration for amputees.;

ACCREDITATION
This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the Canadian Association of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. You may claim a maximum of 20.0 hours (credits are automatically calculated).

Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.

Live educational activities recognized by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada as Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) are deemed by the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) eligible for ECMEC®.

Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners, healthcare practitioners participating in the QCHP CME/CPD program may record MOC Section 1 or MOC Section 3 credits as QCHP Category 1 or Category 3 credits.

Self-Assessment accreditation statement: This activity is an Accredited Self-Assessment Program (Section 3) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by Canadian Association of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation on 29/05/18 and expires 05/18. Remember to visit MAINPORT ePortfolio to record your learning and outcomes. You may claim a maximum of 5.0 hours (credits are automatically calculated).

Simulation-based activity accreditation statement: This activity is an Accredited Simulation Activity (Section 3) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada, and approved by Canadian Association of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation on 29/05/18 and expires 05/18. Remember to visit MAINPORT ePortfolio to record your learning and outcomes. You may claim a maximum of 5.0 hours (credits are automatically calculated).

Co-development statement: All co-developed sessions are planned to achieve scientific integrity, objectivity and balance.