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Okanagan Clinical Neurosciences Grand Rounds

July 2, 2021 at 8:00 am - 9:00 am

The UBC Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management (CCDPM) is pleased to present the Okanagan Clinical Neurosciences Grand Rounds in partnership with Interior Health. On July 2, Dr. Ben Wierstra and Dr. Daryl Wile present Under Pressure – Gastrointestinal Cancer in the Nervous System.

Dr. Ben Wierstra is a critical care physician at Kelowna General Hospital and Clinical Instructor with the Department of Medicine’s Division of Critical Care. Dr. Daryl Wile is a Kelowna-based neurologist, Clinical Assistant Professor with the UBC Department of Medicine’s Division of Neurology, and Clinical Investigator with the CCDPM.

Learning objectives:

  • Discuss clinical features of high intracranial pressure.
  • Describe clinical and paraclinical methods to assess intracranial pressure.
  • Discuss the role of CSF analysis in suspected CNS malignancy.

This series is supported by UBC Continuing Professional Development. 1.0 Mainpro+ and 1.0 MOC credits available for each lecture.

Note: Lectures are intended for UBC clinical faculty, Interior Health staff, medical and graduate students, and researchers in the neurosciences field.


For more information, contact ccdpm.med@ubc.ca.


July 2, 2021
8:00 am - 9:00 am

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Registration/RSVP Required
Yes (see event description)
Event Type
Faculty, Staff, Postdoctoral Fellows and Research Associates