Webinar: Syphilis for Healthcare Professionals

Date: Thursday, February 27 2020
Time: 10 AM Pacific time

Rates of infectious and congenital syphilis are on the rise in Canada. Please join Dr. Troy Grennan (BC Centre for Disease Control) and Dr. Todd Hatchette (NS Health Authority) as they review key information to help healthcare professionals screen, diagnose and treat syphilis.

Note: This presentation includes graphic photos of clinical manifestations of syphilis infection.

To attend the webinar you need to follow these three steps:

1. Step One

Register in advance by clicking this link
Event password: FEB27


2. Step Two:

You will receive an email confirmation with a personalized link for you to join the webinar and dial-in instructions to join the teleconference to hear the presentations. Save that email until the day of the webinar.


3. Step Three:

On the day of the webinar, click the link on the confirmation email to watch the webinar. To hear the presentations, you must dial in to the teleconference number provided



To participate in a webinar you will need access to a computer with an internet connection to watch the presentation, and a phone to listen to the presenters.

Space is limited so to be sure you can access the webinar you must register in advance. Click the link provided on the invitation, click REGISTER on the webpage, and then enter the required registration information. The link in the invitation is only for registrations – you cannot access the webinar on the day of the event by using this link.

Once you have registered, you will receive an email about how to access the webinar. Be sure to save this email until the day of the webinar. The email will contain a link so you can access the webinar online, and dial-in information will be provided so you can hear the presentations over a teleconference.

A webinar may have different call-in numbers for English and French participants. Please make sure you call your language of choice when dialling.

If none of these instructions help and you can’t access the webinar you can contact WebEx Technical Support at 1-800-226-6338. Please be sure you have registered before calling. If you have a problem during the webinar you can send a message to the host using the chat function on the screen.