What is POGO?

Conference Description

POGO 2017 provides current updates on recent developments and issues in women’s and children’s health. Evidence-based management strategies are discussed with the goal to engage the interdisciplinary team in improving care for women, children and their families. The target audience is family physicians, obstetricians, gynecologists, pediatricians, medical residents, nurses, nurse practitioners and midwives.  Other health professionals are welcome to attend.  The format includes interactive plenary presentations and several small group sessions.

Please note: this is a 1.5 day conference, ending at 12:30 on March 3rd.

Learning Objectives

Participants in POGO 2017 will be able to:

  • Identify screening methods and resources to aid in the diagnosis of common health issues in women and children
  • Propose evidence-based management and risk reduction strategies for common health issues
  • Decide when to refer for specialized treatment
  • Describe new technologies and programs in women’s and children’s health
  • Apply the most current practice guidelines affecting women and children
  • Advocate for improvements in the healthcare system to improve pediatric and maternal health services

Conference Information

Conference Rates (GST must be added)

Early Discount - Physician


Early Discount  - Other Health Professional


Full Rate - Physician


Full Rate - Other Health Professional


Resident or Health Sciences Student Rate


Early Registration Deadline


Hotel Information

Hilton Garden Inn, Saskatoon, SK
90-22nd Street East

A limited number of rooms have been reserved at a discounted conference rate of $149 + taxes and applicable fees.

Group Booking Code is POGO08.            

Toll free phone: 1-877-782-9444

 Guest Room Booking Deadline:  February 10, 2017

Study Credits

This Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the Division of Continuing Medical Education, University of Saskatchewan for up to 9 Mainpro+ credit hours.

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 Continuing Medical Education Division, University of Saskatchewan for up to 9 credit hours.

Other Health Professionals
Participating in this learning event may contribute to professional development, continuing education or competence programs of other health professions as established by the applicable professional association or organization.  Please inquire with your association.

Post Conference Workshops (Separate Registration & Fees Apply)
“IUD Insertion Workshop”   
(Hilton Garden Inn) - March 3rd - 1 to 4:30 p.m.   
Hosted by Continuing Education and Development for Nurses
Cost: $150 + GST
Information and Registration Form OR 1 844 966 6269 (ext. 4)  
“Implementing Women-Centred Group Prenatal Care into your Practice”
(Hilton Garden Inn) - March 3rd - 1 to 4:30 p.m.   
Hosted by the Saskatchewan Prevention Institute and the CME Perinatal Education Program.
Register by email or 306-651-4300

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Roxanne Laforge, Perinatal Education Coordinator

Pam Seib, Clerical Assistant