Events

Upcoming events

Trauma Half Day (Psychiatric Quarterly Updates, Session Three)

September 6, 2019

A series of updates to provide health care professionals with an evidence-based overview of multiple areas within the psychiatric domain. Each half-day session aims to cover important topics such as diagnosis review and update, treatment/therapeutic use and application, and local perspectives and resources as it pertains to that sessions’ focus.

Innovation in Procedural Sedation - Target Controlled Infusions in Procedural Sedation

September 13 to 14, 2019

The focus of this Symposium is procedural sedation in the hospital and non-hospital environment. Target Controlled Infusion (TCI) pump technology provides stable, steady-state drug concentrations for intravenous sedation that are easily titrated to meet surgical stimulus or patient need. TCI is Health Canada approved and this symposium is a first for Canada. The sponsoring organization is the Alberta Dental Society of Anesthesiology.

Running Sports Medicine Conference

September 14, 2019

The Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine (CASEM) Running Injuries course is a one day clinical workshop that will cover all aspects of running injuries. The workshop will be lead by Drs. Victor Lun, Marcus Robinson and Preston Wiley.

2019 Geriatrics Update: Clinical Pearls

September 20, 2019

A blend of short snappers, case-based interactive workshops and panel discussions share latest knowledge and best practice for managing challenging health issues in older adults, across the continuum of care.

EODAF Building Dementia Awareness Conference

October 3 to 5, 2019

The Early Onset Dementia Alberta Foundation invites you to learn more about dementia in an open conference where all levels of organizations, government and Albertans can interact, network and collaborate. Keynote speakers include: Dr. David Sheard, Teepa Snow, Dr. Habib Chaudhury, Dr. Robert Dr. Sutherland and Dr. Jasneet Parmar.

44th Annual Pearls for Family Practice

October 7-10, 2019

An update and review, focused on pragmatic, evidence-informed pearls pertinent for practice in primary care. Topics covered include a wide variety of the diagnoses typically seen in both urban and rural settings.

Current Obstetrical Management Seminars

October 25, 2019

This program is intended to provide an opportunity to review and update your knowledge and management of normal and abnormal obstetrical cases. Issues with respect to newborn care, lactation, preconception care and planning, women’s mental health and postpartum management will also be covered.

Calgary Liver Disease Course 2019

November 2, 2019

A focus on the diagnosis of chronic liver diseases, how they can be managed in their medical home and when referral to a specialist is recommended. Integrating the Choosing Wisely recommendations for Hepatology, this course will focus on the appropriate investigations of abnormal liver tests, elevated ferritin, benign liver tumours and will “demystify” the interpretation of hepatitis B serology.

Resident Wellness Conference - Edmonton

November 21, 2019

In collaboration with the University of Alberta’s Office of Advocacy & Wellbeing and Professional Association of Resident Physicians of Alberta, the Physician and Family Support Program is pleased to present the Resident Wellness Conference (RWC) - Edmonton. RWC is a PFSP-sponsored event to provide residents with wellness information and learning. This year's conference, Resident Physician Health: A Shared Responsibility, will focus on recognizing the importance of culture change and personal resilience to support the health of resident physicians in Alberta.

Women’s Mental Health (Psychiatric Quarterly Updates: Session Four)

November 29, 2019

This series of updates aims to provide health care professionals with an evidence-based overview of multiple areas within the psychiatric domain. Each half-day session aims to cover important topics such as diagnosis review and update, treatment/therapeutic use and application, and local perspectives and resources as it pertains to that sessions’ focus. At the end of this course, learners will be equipped to: recognize the challenge perfectionism poses to mental health treatment and describe how to work with it, differentiate and utilize psychiatric medications in the context of pregnancy.

Evening Course for Primary Care (Series)

Wednesday Evenings: September 18 - December 4, 2019

Evening Course for Primary Care provides practice pearls that can be used every day. At the end of this course, learners will be equipped to: review the diagnosis and management of problems commonly seen in Family Medicine, exchange information and develop informal inter-professional communities of practice, and stay up-to-date on CFPC priority topics

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