Capturing the Loss in Personal Injury: The Medical-Legal Challenge
Angela Price-Stephens, Dr. Tom Elliott, Dr. Izabela Schultz &  Dr. Charles Webb 

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Date, Time & Location:
Friday, 4 December 2015
Fairmont Waterfront Hotel Vancouver (900 Canada Place Way)

Credits:

Legal Credits: 
LSBC Continuing Professional Development: This seminar qualifies for 6 hours of structured legal education for 2015, including one embedded  hour of professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations.

Medical Credits:
Medical Credits: As an organization accredited to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME), the UBC Division of Continuing Professional Development designates this educational program as meeting the accreditation criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 6.5 Mainpro-M1 credits. This program is an Accredited Group Learning Activity eligible for up to 6.5 Section 1 credits as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.  This program has been reviewed and approved by UBC Division of Continuing Professional Development. Each physician should claim only those credits he/she actually spent in the activity.

Psychologist Credits:  The Trial Lawyers Association of BC is approved by the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The Trial Lawyers Association of BC maintains responsibility for the program.

Program:
8:00 am Opening Statements
ANGELA PRICE-STEPHENS, Price-Stephens Law, Vancouver
DR. TOM ELLIOTT MBBS, Assoc Prof. UBC Endocrinology, Medical Director lifeexpectancy.ca, Vancouver
IZABELA Z. SCHULTZ, Ph.D., R.Psych., ABPP, UBC, Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education, Vancouver
DR. CHARLES WEBB, President of Doctors of BC, Vancouver

8:05 – 8:30 Life Expectancy – Evaluating the Loss
DR. TOM ELLIOTT MBBS, Assoc Prof. UBC Endocrinology, Medical Director lifeexpectancy.ca, Vancouver

8:30 – 8:55 Injuries – How Objective Can We Get? An Explanation of Imaging 
DR. JASON CLEMENT BASc MD Canadian Magnetic Imaging, Vancouver
JAMES BUCKLEY, Slater Vecchio LLP, Vancouver 
    
8:55 – 9:20 DSM-5 Forensic Challenges: Neurocognitive Disorder, Somatic Symptom Disorder, Depression, PTSD, Anxiety and Bereavement

IZABELA Z. SCHULTZ, Ph.D., R.Psych., ABPP, UBC, Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education, Vancouver
    
9:20 – 9:45 Question & Answer Period    

9:45 – 10:00 Coffee break 

10:00 – 10:25 Pleading Injuries - When New Injuries Reveal Themselves
DEREK M. MAH, Murphy Battista LLP, Vancouver
KEVIN GOURLAY, Murphy Battista LLP, Vancouver

10:25 – 11:25 Sexual Health: Spinal Cord Injury, Brain Injury, Psychosomatic Factors and Pharmacology
DR. STACY ELLIOTT MD, Sexual Medicine Physician, VGH and GF Strong Rehab Centre Clinical Professor, Depts. of Psychiatry and  Urologic Sciences, UBC, Vancouver 
IZABELA Z. SCHULTZ, Ph.D., R.Psych., ABPP, UBC, Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education, Vancouver
MAUREEN MCGRATH RN NCA, Nurse Continence Advisor, Uromed Continence and Sexual Health, Host CKNW Sunday Night Sex Show, Vancouver 

11:25 – 11:45 Question & Answer Period

11:45 – 12:45 Lunch

12:00 – 12.30 Lunch Speaker:  How to Work in Conjunction with the GP
DR. CHARLES WEBB, President of Doctors of BC, Vancouver

12:45 – 1:10 The Essentials Of Proving Future Losses: A View From The Bench
Judge Speaker - TBC

1:10 – 1:45 The Essentials of Proving Future Losses: A View From The Jury Room
PAUL SCOPTUR, Aiken & Scoptur, Milwaukee WI 
ROBYN WISHART, Brain and Spine Law, Vancouver

1:45 – 2:15 Question & Answer Period 

2:15 – 2:30 Coffee break 

2:30 – 3:05 JP et al. v. The Director of Child, Family and Community Services: A Modern Day David and Goliath
JACK HITTRICH, Hittrich Law, Surrey   
CHRISTOPHER RYAN HESLINGA, Hittrich Law, Surrey   

3:05 – 3:30 When Medical Intervention Goes Wrong –  How to Breakout of Worksafe BC
ANGELA PRICE-STEPHENS Price-Stephens Law, Vancouver
VAHAN ISHKANIAN, Vahan A. Ishkanian, Saanichton

3:30 – 4:00     Question & Answer Period

Pricing (book before 13 November and save 10%):
TLABC Regular Member    
5 years call or less $364
6 - 9 years call $414
10 years call or more $464
TLABC Sustaining Member or Monthly PAC Donor  ($50 off)
 TLABC Benefactor (1/2 price)
Articled Student or Paralegal $264

Non-Member    
 5 years call or less  $524
6 - 9 years call $574
10 years call or more $624
Articled Student  or Paralegal $414

Health Professional
5 years or less in practice $364
6 - 9 years in practice $414
10 years or more in practice $464
Para-Health Professional $264

Law Student (TLABC Member or Non-Member) $124
Independent Insurance Adjuster    $ 464

Hotel Info:
The Fairmont Waterfront will offer a discounted group rate of $179.00 per night, plus taxes for December 3 & 4. Please call the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel Vancouver at 1-800-441-1414 to book your reservations and request the Trial Lawyers Association of BC rate.