Events

Upcoming events

Pearls for Family Practice: Assessing Patient Knee'ds

February 8, 2023

Understanding and applying the new soft tissue knee pathway developed by the Bone and Joint Health Strategic Clinical Network. This program provides an update and review focused on practical, 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.

Psychiatric Quarterly Updates: Opioid Use Disorder

February 10, 2023

The educational vision for the Psychiatry Quarterly Updates on Opioid Use Disorders is to disseminate new research findings and state of the art clinical practices to best inform the delivery of care for persons suffering from opioid use disorders.

Focusing on recovery: using narrative as an experiential tool to reflect on the pandemic

February 2, 9 and 16

A growing body of literature supports narrative-based medicine as a tool to share experiences and express emotion. This three-session series will be facilitated by Dr. Melanie Hnatiuk MD, CCFP, FCFP in collaboration with Well Doc Alberta.

CII/CPAR Connect

February 16

CII/CPAR Connect is a monthly meeting open to all physicians and team members who have questions about CII/CPAR.

Preventing Privacy Breaches

February 22, 2023

Grab your lunch and join AMA privacy experts to learn about stopping breaches before they happen.

Managing Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) in primary care

February 16, February 23 and March 2

Hosted by the Physician Learning Program, this webinar is aimed at improving clinicians knowledge, attitudes, and comfort around managing alcohol use disorder in primary care.

2023 ACFP Family Medicine Summit

March 3-5, 2023

The Alberta College of Family Physicians Family Medicine Summit is back at the Rimrock Resort in Banff!

AMA ACTT PCN Governance Training - Essentials

March 1, 7 and 9, 2023

The PCN Governance Training - Essentials is targeted to new members of the physician not-for-profit board, joint governance committee, PCN non-profit boards, PCN executive directors and any individuals who provide direct support to PCN boards/governance committees.

4th Annual Artificial Intelligence in Health Care Conference

March 10-12, 2023

The AI in Health Care Conference is a hybrid interdisciplinary event that bridges the gap between medicine and computing science.

Decision-Making Capacity Assessment Workshop Level 1

March 15, 2023

There are complex and predictable clinical, ethical and legal implications when assessing decision-making capacity. These workshops will help the primary care provider navigate the process related to the Alberta Adult Guardianship & Trusteeship, Personal Directives and Enduring Power of Attorney Acts.

Decision-Making Capacity Assessment Workshop Level 2

March 15, 2023

There are complex and predictable clinical, ethical and legal implications when assessing decision-making capacity. These workshops will help the primary care provider navigate the process related to the Alberta Adult Guardianship & Trusteeship, Personal Directives and Enduring Power of Attorney Acts.

32nd Annual History of Medicine Days 2023

March 17 & 18, 2023

The University of Calgary, Cumming School of Medicine invites you to attend the national, two-day, virtual conference where medical, health care, history and literature students present talks and/or posters on medical history.

WCB's Continuing Education Virtual Conference

April 22, 2023

WCB Alberta is hosting the Community Physician Education Program — a free, virtual continuing education session.

Foundation Course In Occupational Medicine Part A

August 30, 2022 - May 30, 2023

The Foundation Course in Occupational Medicine, developed by the University of Alberta - Division of Preventive Medicine, is a distance learning course designed to provide knowledge and skills in the areas of occupational medicine encountered in family medicine and other community based clinical practice. It is designed to help community-based family physicians manage patients with work-related ill-health issues in their office.

ACFP Thursday Evening Webinars

Assorted dates in 2023

Partake in quality continuing professional development opportunities focusing on highly sought-after topics including chronic pain, addiction, harm reduction, and a series of broader CPD topics that will be chosen by members.

Social Media 101

January 25, March 7 and September 20, 2023

Please note this session will not be recorded. In this beginner session, members will walk away feeling more comfortable and confident in navigating social media platforms and understanding how to create strategic and engaging content for advocacy efforts, amplifying positive messages, mitigating criticism and more.

Media Relations 101

March 16, May 17, July 12 and September 27, 2023

Please note session will not be recorded. In this beginner session, members will walk away feeling more comfortable and confident in navigating social media platforms and understanding how to create strategic and engaging content for advocacy efforts, amplifying positive messages, mitigating criticism and more.

Social Media 201

February 8, May 10 and October 11, 2023

In this intermediate session, members who are already using social media are invited to learn tactics and tools to help make your social media life easier—more efficient and effective. Get ideas for creating content, managing engagement and building community, tips, tricks and tools to use social media more strategically and seamlessly. Social Media 101 is recommended as a prerequisite for this session.

Media Relations 201

February 15, April 12, June 14 and November 16

Hosted by the AMA's Shan Rupnarain, AED Public Affairs, with our media training partner Grant Ainsley, this is a three-hour session for those who anticipate doing a lot of media. It will involve working up messages, doing mock interviews, receiving feedback (and trying again if there's time). Space is limited for this session

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