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February 22, 2020 - International Centre - Mississauga
Health Care CE is excited to announce our first Fertility Symposium being held Saturday Feb 22, 2020 in parallel with the Canadian Fertility Show. The Fertility Symposium will bring together expert educators in the field of Reproductive medicine.
Interested in increasing your fertility knowledge? Sign up today to learn from these 6 leading professionals. Attend in person or live stream. To learn practical knowledge you can implement into practice right away.
Your Ticket Includes
Attend in Person, limited to 80 people, or live stream
6 lectures / Cono category A credits
*credits pending approval
Refreshments & snacks during the break & lunch
Access to the Canadian Fertility Show
9:45 - 10:45 The genetic influence of infertility in women
10:45 - 11:15 Break
1:15 - 2:30 Lunch Break
Lecture Summaries & Bios
Through Thick and Thin - Creating An Optimal Endometrial Environment
The endometrium is a highly dynamic tissue that undergoes physiologic changes in response to steroid hormones. Embryo implantation is an incredibly complex and multi-factoral process, dependent on a healthy embryo, a receptive endometrium, and immune protection.... click for full abstract
The Genetic Influence on Infertility in Women
The rates of infertility continue to rise in Canada, leading the race to uncover the causes. Factors that include, nutrient deficiencies, HPA and HPO dysfunction, common diseases such as polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and endometriosis, and the cumulative effects of environmental exposures and lifestyle influence female fertility.... click for full abstract
The Role of the IVF Lab in Treating Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
Recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL), or the loss of two or more clinical pregnancies, is a condition that affects 2% of couples. While several clinical treatments are available to treat known causes of RPL, in approximately 50% of cases the cause is unknown.... click for full abstract
Assessing for miscarriage risk: when to offer early assessment
Dr. Robertson reviews the most recent evidence on assessment techniques for patients with previous miscarriage, or who are at a high risk of miscarriage. The current definitions of recurrent pregnancy loss do not explore a couple’s possible risk factors until they have suffered from three miscarriages.... click for full abstract
The Natural Conception Program – Lower Intervention Approaches To Fertility
Very few patients begin fertility treatment with a plan or hope of needing in vitro fertilization (IVF) and for a subset of good prognosis fertility patients it really should not be required. Identification of patients who are appropriate for a trial of low intervention care is a patient-centred approach to fertility. Such an approach respects patient autonomy, minimizes risks and side effects of treatment and can minimize cost of treatment while simultaneously balancing prognosis and successful outcomes.... click for full abstract
Integration in the IVF clinic. We are better together
Take a deep dive inside the IVF clinic, and familiarize yourself with the assessment tools, and procedures available to fertility patients today. Now, more than ever there is a need for preventative medicine and its integration into our current models of fertility care.... click for full abstract
Thank you to our sponsors for helping make this event possible.