17th Annual Conference & Continuing Medical Education


Canadian Association of Nigerian Physicians and Dentists (CANPAD)
17th Annual Conference & Continuing Medical Education
August 3 & 4, 2018

Physicians’ Health and Contemporary Issues in Medical Practice
Target Audience
Interactive lectures organized for practicing physicians and dentists (generalists and specialist) to highlight on commonly encountered topics with the aim of enhancing better patient care and outcomes.
Course Cost
$400, coffee and lunch provided 
Hyatt Regency Calgary, Alberta


  • Top Studies: A compilation of the most Interesting and Factual Evidence from 2017 -2018 Danielle Perry/Joey Ton PEER Team U of Alberta
  • Breast Screening/Musculoskeletal Interventions & Pain Management Dr. Jide Olubaniyi Emergency/Musculoskeletal Radiologist, U of Calgary
  • Update on TIA/Stroke Dr. Unuigboje Imoukhuede Neurologist, U of Calgary
  • The Health Effects of Climate Change: Is it a Convfefe? Dr. Itua Iriogbe WCB Millard Centre, Edmonton, Smith Centre, Camrose, Alberta
  • Self-Documentary in the Emergency Department: Perspectives on Patients Recording their Own Procedures Dr. Taofiq Oyedokun U of Saskatchewan
  • Workplace Injuries and Obesity Dr. Ekanem Londondale Medical Clinic, Edmonton, Alberta
  • Management of Common Anorectal Disorder/Colorectal Cancer Screening Dr. Oladapo
  • Mabadeje General Surgeon, Associate Medical Clinic, Prince Albert, SK

Other features

  • Poster presentations (Friday, August 3, 2018 2 hours)
  • Annual General Meeting (Friday, August 3, 2018 after poster sessions)
  • Physicians Health & Wellness: Balancing Professional Work and Personal/Family Life
  • A Glimpse at Medical Practice in the Nigerian Health Sector (Panel Discussion)
  • Medical Cannabis
  • Evidence on Managing Neuropathic, Osteoarthritis and Lower Back Pain: Alternatives to Opioid Therapy
  • Antipsychotic Prescribing in Elderly Patients Living with Dementia
  • The Physician and Financial Management (Sun Life Financial)… and others



The event will hold at Hyatt Regency Calgary, 700 Centre Street SE Calgary, AB T2P 5P6
Block of rooms have been reserved for members at a discounted rate. You are encouraged to book at your earliest convenience
Individual reservations can be made by contacting the Hotel Reservations Department directly at (403) 717-1234 or 1-800-233-1234 (Toll Free). Please quote CANPAD in order to receive negotiated group rate
You can also book online by clicking herehttps://aws.passkey.com/go/CANPD2018 (For guest type, select “Attendee” and proceed)
Please include the number of accompanying children in the appropriate drop box on the booking page. This is for planning purposes only Complimentary discounted breakfast will be provided at $15 per person.

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