Hibiscus Health Caribbean Inc. Event Listing – 2021

And we’re back! Hibiscus Health Caribbean Inc. is pleased to announce our 2021 event listing. Most of our events will be online via Zoom with the exception of one or two. Some dates are to be confirmed but we have issued our preliminary schedule so that you can plan accordingly. CME credit will be awarded at all medical education events for health care professionals. Credits per event range from 3-6 credits, sometimes more. No credit will be awarded for public education events.

Our speakers include local, regional and international speakers with a special feature of West Indian medical professionals in the diaspora. Our events are interactive with case studies, break out rooms, clinical questions in lecture and more.

If you are a healthcare professional, our events are for you. Doctors, nurses, specialists of all kinds, dentists and allied health professionals are all welcome from Barbados and beyond. A special invitation is extended to our Caribbean health care professionals.

Do contact us if you have any questions or queries. Watch our spaces. Registration will open up around June 15.

Date Time Event Description Location Cost Target
25-Jul-21 3pm-6pm The Ischemic Foot Anatomy & physiology of diabetic PAD; Clinical presentations & diagnosis of PAD; Medical & Surgical management of PAD; Cardiology perspective. Presenters include local Diabetes Specialists; Cardiologists, Podiatrists. Online – Zoom BDS$60/ USD$30 Healthcare professionals
22-Aug 3pm-6pm Molecular Interventions in Cancer: Is Barbados Ready? Exploring how molecular studies impact cancer treatment, reducing the need for chemo, improving patient outcomes;  incorporating biogenetics into treatment; Presenters include Dr. Juliette Daniel, Prof of Molecular Studies, McMaster University; Dr. Kim Blenman, Research Scientist, Yale Univ; local Oncologists & Surgeons. Online-Zoom BDS$60/ USD$30 Healthcare professionals
29-Aug 3pm-6pm Paediatric Nutrition Childhood Obesity Prevention -A Complex Dynamic- ● Pediatric Nutrition Guidelines – ● Nutrition Management in Type 1 Diabetes – ● Nutrition Guidelines For Obesity Management ● Psychosocial Considerations in pediatric Nutrition Online-Zoom BDS$60/ USD$30 Healthcare professionals
12-Sep-21 3pm-6pm Dentistry Meets Medicine Exploring dental issues that arise in particular disease states. Topics include Cardiac Disease & Periodontal Disease, Chemotherapy & Radiation Therapy and Dentally Sound Teeth among others Online-Zoom BDS$60/ USD$30 Healthcare professionals
19-Sep-21 3pm-6pm Cardiovascular Disease TBA Online-Zoom BDS$60/ USD$30 Healthcare professionals
03-Oct-21 3pm-6pm Muscoloskeletal presentations in Diabetes A variety of musculoskeletal conditions have been associated with diabetes mellitus , including several disorders affecting the hands, such as limited joint mobility, stenosing flexor tenosynovitis, Dupuytren’s contractures, and diabetic sclerodactyly; the shoulders, such as frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis) and rotator cuff tendinopathy; disorders with a major neurologic component, including carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and neuropathic arthropathy; and several other conditions.
These musculoskeletal problems are important to recognize because of their impact on quality of life, particularly as many respond to treatment, helping to prevent pain and disability.
Online-Zoom BDS$60/ USD$30 Healthcare professionals
07-Oct-21 3pm-6pm Wound Care Prevention, treatment, managing, dressing of various types of wounds. Presenters include Surgeons, Podiatric Surgeons, Wound Care Specialist Nurses, other health professionals Online-Zoom BDS$60/ USD$30 Healthcare professionals
17-Oct 4pm-6pm Novel Cancer Therapies: How & Why Exploring various new cancer treatments, mechanisms, improved patient outcomes and survival rates, how to access them etc. Guest presenters from the diaspora along with local oncologists and surgeons Online-Zoom Free Public
24-Oct-21 3pm-6pm Sexual and Reproductive Health Various topics in gynaecology and urology including adolescent gynaecology. Speakers include Dr. John Barker, OBGYN; Dr. Cortney Yarbrough, OBGYN and Dr. Paul Rouse, Urologist Online-Zoom BDS$60/ USD$30 Healthcare professionals
31-Oct-21 2pm-6pm Cardiovascular Disease/ Hypertension TBA Online-Zoom BDS$60/ USD$30 Healthcare professionals
14-Nov-21 TBA Annual Oscar Jordan Medical Symposium Diabetic Nephropathy – A New Paradigm of Understanding, hosted by the Barbados Diabetes Foundation Online-Zoom Free Healthcare professionals/ public
20-Nov-21 TBA ECG  Workshop The ECG Workshop addresses the needs of nurses, doctors and allied health professionals who encounter ECG monitoring and traces. Theoretical and practical workshops in ECG Interpretation are delivered by experienced cardiac professionals. In-person TBA Healthcare professionals
21-Nov-21 3pm-6pm Touch Ya Patient: Fundamentals of Physical Examinations Physical examinations of the cardiovascular, respiratory, abdominal and neurological systems. Presentations by specialists and GPs. Online-Zoom BDS$60/ USD$30 Healthcare professionals
28-Nov-21 TBA Annual Practical Insulin Workshop Insulin profiles and regimens, insulin starts, sick day management; safe handling and administration etc. Presenters from the Diabetes Centre/ Barbados Diabetes Foundation In-person TBA Healthcare professionals

Hibiscus Health Caribbean Inc.

Weston, St. James, Barbados



Tel: 246-269-6183; 253-9384 (call or Whatsapp!)


Event Info & Registration

www.hibiscushealthcaribbeanevents.eventbrite.com or


Event Payment:

www. Ticketpal.com

 Follow us on Facebook @hibiscushealthcaribbean or our websites – www.hibiscushealthcaribbean.com for updates on our 2021 event schedule.

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