Upcoming events

Maximisation des DME envers ostéoporose et la prévention des chutes

September 12, 2019

Beyond the Break French webinar demonstrates an Electronic Health Records integration tool (Practice Solutions and Accuro) that allows users to apply osteoporosis guidelines and best practices and fall prevention.

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.

Film screening: Man Running

September 19, 2019

A physician runs in an exhausting 24-hour, 100-mile ultra marathon through mountainous landscape as he avoids and reflects on a high stakes medical decision. The film screening will be followed by a panel discussion around health humanities to support a deeper understanding of being human, mental illness, addiction and the stresses of the medical profession.

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.

Diabetes and Endocrine Update

September 28, 2019

This one-day course will provide physicians and health care professionals with the latest in diabetes management as well as an approach to common endocrine problems.

3rd Annual Radiology Update

September 28, 2019

Navigating Imaging for Family Physicians to include common pearls and pitfalls in nuclear medicine, small-group breakout sessions with love ultrasound demonstrations, meet and ask questions of subspecialty radiologists and other health care professionals including speech language pathology and fetal maternal medicine.

EODAF Building Dementia Awareness Conference

October 3 to 5, 2019

Early Onset Dementia Alberta Foundation (EODAF) 6th Annual Building Dementia Awareness Conference provides education for the person with dementia, care partner and families, health care professionals, politicians, students, educators and others interested in learning more about dementia. This is the only open conference where all levels of organizations, government and Albertans can interact, network and collaborate.

BC Cancer Surgery Network Fall Update 2019: Management of Not So Rare Cancers

October 5, 2019

Focusing on the management of upper GI, skin and sarcoma tumors, this one-day conference features topics on surgical techniques, screening, pathology, quality indicators, adjuvant therapy, imaging, radiation and other relevant information to general surgeons.

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.

2019 CAGP-CCSMH Annual Scientific Meeting

October 25-26, 2019

The 2019 CAGP-CCSMH Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) will focus on the theme Building Resilience (as it relates to coping, recovery, growth and sustained vitality) in Seniors’ Mental Health in Canada.

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.

Practical Evidence for Informed Practice 2019 Conference

October 25, 2019

Conference highlights focused reviews on clinically relevant primary care topics that combine evidence, experience and patient values and is free of industry bias. With two ways to participate (in person or via live Webcast), the conference is a fully accessible, multidisciplinary event that showcases relevant, evidence-based, and thought-provoking topics in health care.

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

Registration is now open! The Resident Wellness Conference 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

The AMA advances patient-centered, quality care by advocating for and supporting physician leadership and wellness.