Date: Sunday, September 18 – Monday, September 19
Time: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM (Sunday) | 7:15 AM – 4:10 PM (Monday)
Location: The Hilton Airport Suites, 1800 Wellington Ave., Winnipeg
A block of rooms has been reserved for MAFCN participants. The Hilton Airport Suites, 1800 Wellington Ave has provided a conference rate of $139.00 plus tax (single or double). This block of rooms is guaranteed at this rate until August 18, 2022. Rooms may be booked by using this special link or by calling the Hilton Sales Co-ordinator, Bhabe, at 204-786-0905, Monday to Friday, 9 am – 5 pm. Please use code MAFCN.
Workshop registration is limited. Seating will be assigned according to the order in which completed registrations are received. Once a session is full, you will be offered a waitlist position. Should a space open up, people on the waitlist will be contacted in the order of registration and offered the space.
If you register for the Onyfix workshop, you will be required to pay the registration fee along with your registration fee.
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If you are a member of MAFCN and your registration is received prior to the early bird deadline (August 28th), your name will be entered in a draw to have your registration fee refunded.
Refund policy: Refund requests will be honoured, less a $50.00 processing fee, if received in writing prior to September 4, 2022. After this date refunds will not be issued, substitutions are permitted.
|On or before Aug 28th||After Aug 28th|
(If you are not currently a member but would like member pricing, please complete the membership registration first. Membership is $40.)
|On or before Aug 28th||After Aug 28th|
Subject to change.
Sunday, September 18 | 11:00 AM – 7:30 PM
Please note that no lunch will be served on Sunday. There is a restaurant on site in the hotel.
|11:00 AM||Registration – Exhibitor Hall Open|
|12:00 – 12:45 PM||Sclerotherapy|
This session will provide an overview of the surgical alternative that is available to clients with varicose veins, veins sclerotherapy, ligation and endovenous laser treatment as well as well-being versus medical compression.
|12:55 – 2:55 PM|
(choose one of two sessions)
|Nurse, Nurse what do you see? I see amazing assessment skills offered to me|
Tannis Sorge, RN
We start with a review to ensure everyone is on the same page, followed by a demonstration and an opportunity to try some of these skills for yourself. There will be a focus on the vascular and neuropathy assessment skills. If you are wanting to bump your skills to the next level and you’re a hands-on learner, then this workshop is for you.
Max 20 people
|Self-employment And Income Taxes – Everything you need to know|
Kevin Code CPA, CGA, Talbot & Associates
In this session, you will learn what it means to be self-employed and how to maximize your tax returns with all available expenses and deductions. Common topics such as vehicle expenses, office-in-home claims, and many others will be explored.
|2:55 – 3:30 PM||Coffee Break|
|3:30 – 5:30 PM|
(choose one of three sessions)
|Padding & Off-loading Workshop|
Dr. Alicia Snider
Sponsored by CPC Healthcare
This workshop will provide a hands-on opportunity to learn about and practice padding techniques to redistribute pressure on corn and callus sites. We will be looking at over the counter products versus hand-made pads..what is better?
Participants will receive a complimentary package of supplies at the workshop.
Please wear of bring a pair of shoes with a removable insole to practice making custom padding.
Max 24 people
|Onyfix Nail Correction system – a non-surgical, non-invasive treatment of ingrown & involuted nails |
Josee Hunter, RPN Podortho FCN, Instructor
Sponsored by Neubourg healthcare
This workshop will provide:
Prior to attending this workshop attendees must complete a 3-hour theorical component with the instructor. Details of this will be forwarded to you once you have registered.
Minimum 8 / Maximum 20
|Wound Assessment & Dressing Selection |
Jane McSwiggan, MSc, OT Reg. (MB), IIWCC
After attending the session, the participants will be able to:
• Recognize and describe wound types
|5:30-7:00 PM||Networking Opportunity|
Monday, September 19 | 7:15 AM – 4:10 PM
|7:15 AM – 8:00 AM||Registration/Breakfast|
|8:00 – 8:30 AM||Opening Remarks / Meet the Vendors|
|8:30 – 9:15 AM||How to purchase equipment -What you should ask – What info do you need|
Cathy Silcox, Co-Owner of CPC Healthcare Inc
MDEL? CSA? MIFU? – What does all this mean? This session will provide an overview of the things you need to know before you purchase medical instruments and why.
|9:15 – 10:00 AM||Natural Medicine|
Dr. Leanne Florence, ND
Naturopathic doctors use a combination of natural medicine and hands on techniques that support and stimulate the body’s innate ability to heal. Join us for an informative discussion about common pathologies in the lower extremity and how they may be linked to chronic inflammation, hormone imbalance and metabolic syndrome.
|10:00 – 10:30 AM||Coffee break / Shopping Exhibitor Hall|
|10:30 AM – 11:15 PM||How to treat Foot Pain with Shockwave Therapy|
Dr. Nicole Cook, D.C.
This session will be discussing the usage of Shockwave Therapy as a modality and how it relates to foot pain. It is extremely effective in treating conditions like plantar fasciitis and heel spurs, as well as other joint related disfunctions. Shockwave Therapy can also be used for lower kinetic chain dysfunction and help improve overall body biomechanics.
|11:15-12:15 PM||Best Practices: Compression and Care for Legs & Feet|
Alanna Kukura, Pharmacy Assistant Manager/Owner, Munroe Pharmacy
Synopsis: An Introduction of anatomy & physiology of the venous and lymphatic systems, while learning the difference in compression grading, garment types, indications for use plus the benefits, differences, and appropriate use of, topical leg and footcare applications.
|12:15||Lunch / Shopping Exhibitor Hall|
|1:15 – 2:00 PM||A Step in the Right Direction|
Dr. Sujeet Gupta
This session will provide an overview of Podiatry, Risk Factors, Identify an Ageing foot, Treating an Ageing Foot, and Forefoot issues, Case studies
|2:00 – 2:45 PM||Foot Care Instruments and the Reprocessing Requirements|
Gale Schultz, B.N., MDR Consultant and Educator
Review of the infection prevention & control basics as it pertains to foot care instrument reprocessing. Overview of the Canadian reprocessing requirements as it related to foot care instruments.
|2:45 – 3:15 PM||Coffee break / Shopping Exhibitor Hall|
|3:15 – 4:00 PM||Diabetes Update|
Tracy Hoilett, RN, BN, CDE, CPT, Endocrinology Nurse Clinician
This session will provide a review of medications and tools used for Gylcemic management of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes.