Events

Upcoming events

Clinical Reasoning Course

June 19, 2024

Clinical reasoning is a core competency for ensuring patient safety and the quality of patient care. It is a skill, process or outcome wherein physicians observe, collect, and interpret data to diagnose and treat patients.

Medical Record Keeping

June 14 and September 12, 2024

This program aims to address sufficient documentation, which is central to patient safety and continuity of quality care. Participants will learn how to appropriately document patient encounters following the Subjective Objective Assessment Plan (SOAP) format.

47th American Academy of Pediatrics Conference

June 20 - 23, 2024

This conference will provide recent advances in the delivery room management of neonates, along with talks on neonatal stroke and HIE, and up-to-date information on the long-term neurodevelopmental outcomes of premature infants.

The five-weekend Care of the Elderly certificate course

Various dates January - June 2024

The five-weekend Care of the Elderly certificate course is aimed at primary care practitioners who want to develop their own clinical skills or function as resource in their group practices.

Free radon education program for health care providers from McMaster University

On demand

November is Radon Action Month. In support of Health Canada’s public awareness campaign, McMaster University provides various free resources for health care professionals to increase their knowledge about this important topic.

Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) risk screening and dyslipidemia treatment for primary prevention of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease (ASCVD)

On demand

The intent of this online CME is to support and educate key providers (ie. physicians, pharmacists, NPs) with the information needed to engage in lab-based cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk screening and apply appropriate evidence-based treatment to patients for primary prevention of ASCVD.

Social Media 201

June 20 and September 26, 2024

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.

Micro-Aggression Training for Physicians

On demand

Micro-Aggression Training for Physicians, developed last year by CPSA, Alberta Health Services and the Alberta Medical Association, positions Alberta’s physicians as leaders in addressing racism in health care settings. This online, on-demand training aims to help members understand what micro-aggressions are, how to recognize them, why they are harmful and how to respond.

International Conference on Physician Health

October 17-19, 2024

Call for abstracts now open. The International Conference on Physician Health (ICPH) 2024 is an opportunity for physicians and researchers from Canada, the United States and United Kingdom to learn from each other, network around their work and connect on issues that matter.

Palliative Care Education & Research Conference

October 21, 2024

Each person’s experience with a life limiting illness is unique with many nuances. Compassion and hope are powerful sources of strength, therefore fostering these during a vulnerable time is vital. Join the Palliative Institute in sharing your clinical and research insights by growing a conversation that extends compassion with each other, as well as the people experiencing a life limiting illness.

Media Relations 101

2024 dates: July 11, November 14

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.

Media Relations 201

2024 dates: May 9, September 12 and December 5

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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