Fall Webinar Series 2020

Providing continuing education opportunities to health professionals is important to The Lung Association of Saskatchewan. We are so pleased to be able to offer a Fall Professional Education Webinar Series during “Lung Month” this November. Join us at noon (CST) every Tuesday in November for your opportunity to learn from the experts! Registration is FREE!


 November 3rd

 Dr. Dina Fisher

 Sponsored by AstraZeneca

 This webinar will feature a discussion on the prevalence of TB, will explore how we are we doing in Canada, in particular, the western provinces, will discuss the diagnosis and treatment options for TB, and will discuss future considerations for the management and treatment of TB. Dr. Dina Fisher is the medical director of Calgary Tuberculosis Services and secretary of the STOP-TB Canada organization.






November 10
Dr. Rachana Bodani
Respiratory Disease and the Implications on Mental Health
Sponsored by the McPherson Lecture Series

This webinar will explore the impact living with respiratory disease has on mental health. Dr. Rachana Bodani is a Saskatoon-based psychiatrist with a particular interest in patients with psychiatric and medical comorbidity, as well as sleep-disordered patients, and is currently enrolled in a postgraduate Sleep Medicine program at the University of Oxford.





November 17
Dr. Erika Penz & Rochelle Riemer
Community Care of the COPD Patient During COVID-19
Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim

This webinar will explore the impact of COVID-19 in the community including long-term care and home care, and will provide current information regarding Covid-19 and managing patients with COPD. Dr. Erika Penz is a respirologist and faculty member at the Division of Respirology, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan. Rochelle Riemer is a Nurse Practitioner and Certified Respiratory Educator, who is working with the Saskatchewan Health Authority with the LiveWell COPD Program.



November 24

Dr. Ron Grossman

The Importance of Vaccinations

Sponsored by Pfizer

This webinar will provide an overview of the importance of vaccinations in respiratory health. Dr. Grossman is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto and Chief of Medicine at Credit Valley Hospital in Mississauga, ON. He is considered to be one of the most internationally well-regarded specialists in infectious respiratory disease.


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