Tuesday, April 26, 2011

IACFS/ME BIENNUEL CONFERENCE 2011 AGENDAS

IACFS/ME BIENNUEL CONFERENCE

Hosted by the NATIONAL ME/FM ACTION NETWORK

Translating Evidence into Practice

September 22-25, 2011 • Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

AGENDA

Conference Highlights

Latest Research on XMRV/MLVs

The case FOR Human Gamma Retroviruses (HGRV) in CFS/ME

The case AGAINST Human Gamma Retroviruses (HGRV) in CFS/ME

Debate

·   F    Fibromyalgia: Are Tender Points Necessary?

Research

·           New findings: Blood XMRV Working Group on Blood Safety

·          Latest findings

o   immunology

o   virology

o   genomics

o   brain and neuroendocrine function

o   pediatrics

o   exercise physiology

Clinical Practice Sessions

·          Difficult Clinical Cases

·         IACFS/ME Clinical Practice Guidelines: A New Primer

Professional Workshops

·      Treating Sleep, Pain and Fatigue in ME/CFS Patients

·      Fibromyalgia Theory, Assessment and Practice

·      Behavioral Assessment and Treatment of ME/CFS

·      Pediatrics and CFS/ME

·      Exercise Intolerance: Guide to Management and Treatment

·      How to Apply for Grants

It is anticipated that this event will be accredited for continuing medical education for Category 1 CME (physicians), CNE for nurses, and CPE for pharmacists.

Patient Agenda – September 22nd, 2011

Patient Conference Highlights

New Developments in Possible Causes of ME/CFS

New Research on What Helps People Cope with ME/CFS

Fibromyalgia: Current Status

Breakout Session: For parents of children with ME/CFS

Legal Aspects of Disability

Latest Research on the Pathophysiology of ME/CFS

Effective Management of Activity Intolerance

New Developments in Pharmacologic Treatments

Invited Speakers:

Anthony Komaroff, MD

Nancy Klimas, MD

Leonard A. Jason, MD

Charles Lapp, MD

Lucinda Bateman, MD

Rosamund Vallings, MB, BS

Hugh Scher (Attorney)

Annette Whittemore, WPI


For further information and registration for the conferences, please visit: http://www.iacfsme.org

Lydia
Lydia E.  Neilson, M.S.M. , Founder
Chief Executive Officer
NATIONAL ME/FM ACTION NETWORK
512 - 33 Banner Road
Nepean, ON K2H 8V7 Canada
Tel. 613.829.6667
Fax 613.829.8518

NATIONAL ME/FM ACTION NETWORK - HOST OF THE IACFS/ME INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH & CLINICAL CONFERENCE - OTTAWA, CANADA

SEPTEMBER 22 - 25, 2011

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