25th Annual Bug Day

Available to stream on YouTube and MBTelehealth

October 19, 2021

Time details

7:55 a.m, - 4 p.m.


Visit cpd-umanitoba.com/events/25th-annual-bug-day-october-19-2021 to learn more and register

The 25th Annual BUG DAY is hosted by HSC Winnipeg in collaboration with the University of Manitoba’s Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Medicine Program.

BUG DAY is Manitoba’s largest health care education event and it is held every year during National Infection Prevention & Control Week. Join locally, nationally and internationally recognized experts for this popular day-long symposium focusing on hot topics in infection prevention and control, infectious diseases and public health.

This event is also available via MBTelehealth sites throughout Winnipeg and Manitoba. Please check your site for availability and reserve at the site prior to registering with CPD. You will be asked your preference of attendance at check out.

24 hours before event date – an email containing a YouTube connection link will be sent to all who have pre-registered for this event.

Overall program objectives

By attending this program, the attendee will be able to:

  • State the names of the key pathogens that have been clinically and socially relevant over the past 25 years.
  • State how the determinants of health influence a person’s risk for infection.
  • State how to modify risk factors for the acquisition of infection.

CME accreditation

This event was co-developed with the CPD Medicine Program, University of Manitoba and was planned to achieve scientific integrity, objectivity and balance.

This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been approved by the CPD Medicine Program, University of Manitoba for up to 7.0 Mainpro+ credits.

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the CPD Medicine Program, University of Manitoba for a maximum of 7.0 hours.

The College of Pharmacists of Manitoba recognizes learning activities that have been accredited by The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (MOC) and/or The College of Family Physicians of Canada (Mainpro+). Pharmacists can claim continuing medical education programs as accredited learning by selecting the appropriate accrediting body in the member’s online Professional Development Log. This event contact time (learning) is equivalent to 7 CEU.

Participants should only claim credit for the actual number of hours attended.

The University of Manitoba CPD Medicine Program is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME).

The AMA advances patient-centered, quality care by advocating for and supporting physician leadership and wellness.