Upcoming events

Safer Opioid Prescribing Webinar Series

January 16, February 22 and March 21, 2018

This series of three webinars has been created to assist physicians in acquiring knowledge and learning new skills in the field of pain management, especially in the area of chronic non-cancer pain.

Diagnosing ECGs Emergently

January 19, 2018

This workshop includes a systematic approach to systematic interpretation, axis determination, ischemia, injury and infarction, differential diagnosis and case studies.

Annual Rural Anesthesia for GP Anesthesiologists and Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks

January 19 and 20, 2018

Annual Rural Anesthesia for GP Anesthesiologists is intensive one-day course that features a blend of expert-lead didactic teaching and practical skill-development workshops. The Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks post-course is a practical hands-on course; demonstration and hands-on practice with ultrasound equipment.

Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals

January 19-21, 2018

Clinical topics relevant to physicians, nurses and other health care professionals who practice in rural communities. Through a combination of plenary lectures, small group interactive sessions and hands-on workshops, participants will review current issues, guidelines and trends in the management of patients presenting to the emergency department in rural hospitals.

Complex Fractures and Dislocations Course

January 19, 2018

Learn hands-on skills to deal with complicated fractures and dislocations seen in the rural emergency departments.

Radon: Is it in your patients’ home?

Available online, 24-7

In order to better equip health professionals to answer questions about radon and the need for at-home testing, McMaster University, together with Health Canada, the Ontario College of Family Physicians and the Clean Air Partnership, have designed a free, certified program to provide you and your colleagues with reliable, evidence-based information on radon.

Managing Concussions in Clinical Practice

October 20, 2017 or February 10, 2018

A two-part blended learning course on treating patients for concussion. Part one of the course is a certificate-level online course that offers in-depth concussion management training in three modules covering assessment, diagnosis, management. Part two includes an in-person workshop in either October or February.

'Peds ID for Practicing Physicians'

February 15-18, 2018

An Update on Pediatric Infectious Disease designed for pediatricians, family physicians, residents, pharmacists and allied health professionals. There will also be a presentation of the Taj Jadavji Medical Resident Award at this conference, so please nominate a resident today!

Certificate in Patient Safety & Quality Management

September 2017 and March 2018

Designed for health care professionals who want to expand their working understanding of patient safety and quality management concepts. It runs from September 8, 2017 to March 10, 2018 and is offered through the University of Calgary’s Office of Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development. Registration opens June 5. Email to receive a reminder

Evening Course Program & Wednesday Night Webinar

September 13, 2017 to March 14, 2018

A series of lectures targeted to family physicians on Wednesday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m. with topics and speakers selected by a committee of family physicians. Two methods of delivery are offered: in-person at the Clara Christie Theatre, Health Sciences Centre, University of Calgary or via webinar.

Challenging Cases in Opioid Use and Misuse

June 21, 2018

This small group problem-based, interactive workshop builds on the knowledge and expertise from the Safer Opioid Prescribing Webinar Series. (Note: the webinar series must be completed before enrolling in the workshop)

The Alberta Medical Association stands as an advocate for its physician members, providing leadership & support for their role in the provision of quality health care.