Gatineau Campus

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525 Avenue de l’Hopital, Gatineau

525 Avenue de l’Hopital, Gatineau

To better serve the Oral Health Community of Gatineau Region, we are hosting
In-Person courses at McGill Gatineau Campus. 

ORAL & OROPHARYNGEAL CANCER: WHAT WE NEED TO KNOW - NEW TRENDS AND RISK FACTORS

 

Saturday, Nov 19 | 8:30am to 4pm  |   Active Learning Workshop/Livestream

Course Description: 

This course is designed to inform primary care physicians, dentists, as well as medical and dental students, residents, nurses, hygienists, physician assistants, and medical/dental assistants, about oral and oropharyngeal cancer including HPV-associated oral and throat cancers. The course has been divided into two modules, including each of which is followed by case-based approaches to help attendees further understand this condition: epidemic,  Risk Factors and Clinical Presentation,  Prevention, Vaccination, and treatment options. The primary objective of this course is to provide audiences with a thorough understanding of how to better diagnose and treat patients who have oral or HPV-related oral and throat cancers.

Course Objectives:

Upon completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the disease burden of oral and HPV-related oropharyngeal cancer worldwide and in Canada.

  • Emphasizing the changing epidemiology of oral and oropharyngeal cancer and associated risk factors.

  • Understand the role and responsibility of today’s healthcare providers to diagnose and increase awareness.

  • Understand the pathophysiology and clinical presentations and new trend in the oral and oropharyngeal cancer

 

Speakers:

 

 

 

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Firoozeh Samim

DMD, MSc, PhD, Dip ABOMP, FRCD(c)

Dr.  Samim received her DMD from Shiraz University of Medical Science. She completed the Oral Medicine & Oral Pathology residency program at UBC and obtained her Master of Science in craniofacial and pediatric dentistry. She is currently an assistant professor at McGill University and a staff member of pathology and laboratory medicine at the Health Science Center of NL. Dr. Samim’s expertise lies in the diagnosis, nature and primarily non-surgical management of oral, maxillofacial, and temporomandibular disorders.

Catherine Nolet-Levesque

DMD, MSc, PhD, Dip ABOMR, FRCD(c)

Dr. Nolet-Lévesque completed a DMD degree in the Faculty of Dentistry at Laval University in Quebec City, and a general practice residency at Montreal Children’s Hospital. She also completed a Master’s degree in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology at the University of Toronto, and a fellowship in education at the Women’s College Hospital. Dr. Nolet-Lévesque is also a professor in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology at Laval University where she oversees the undergraduate curriculum and participates in teaching various post-graduate programs.

Dentists:  $549​ Others: $349

ODQ CEU:  | CERP CEU: 6.5

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McGill Gatineau Campus Building

McGill Gatineau Campus Building

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Lecture Hall

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