Events

Upcoming events

Webinar: Navigating the Updated Virtual Fee Codes

January 26, 2022

All physicians are encouraged to join AMA Health Economics and Virtual Care physician leaders as they review policy and progress to date in advancing changes to virtual health service codes, the latest changes in Virtual Care billing codes and practical applications of updates codes and modifiers.

COVID Corner: Bringing clarity to Omicron challenges webinar

January 26, 2022

These episodes will provide an update on several aspects of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This will include current and up-to-date information regarding the disease, as well as the exploration of other medical areas affected by the pandemic. It will address the most recent information and direction from medical organizations within Alberta.

Demystifying Retirement

January 25, 2022

Webinar presented by MD Financial Management. Guided by the results of the 2021 MD Physician Retirement Readiness Study, this webinar will explore strategies that you can leverage to help shift your retirement perspectives and how values-based financial planning can help set you up to live a truly fulfilled life in the chapters after your career in medicine.

24th Annual Rural Anesthesia for GP Anesthesiologists Conference

January 28, 2022

This intensive course for GP anesthesiologists features a blend of expert didactic teaching and interactive small group workshops and offers opportunities for networking and exchange of information and ideas between leaders in the field and rural GP anesthesiologists.

38th Annual Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals Conference

January 29, 2022

This course provides updates on clinical topics relevant for physicians, nurses and other health professionals who practice in rural communities. Through a combination of plenary lectures, small group interactive sessions and workshops, participants will review current best practices, guidelines, tools and techniques for investigating and managing emergent patients – from pre-hospital, to the rural emergency department.

Managing Alcohol Use Disorder and Liver Disease

January 20 & 27, February 3

This workshop series will provide participants with information on how to effectively manage alcohol use disorder in patients with liver disease. These workshops will include on-demand learning as well as active learning sessions where participants can expect to partake in case based discussions and practice using practice motivational interviewing.

EPIQ Workshop: Training front-line teams in quality improvement methods

February 7, 2022

The Evidence-based Practice for Improving Quality (EPIQ) workshop uses a hands-on approach that enables teams to successfully implement quality improvement together. Each workshop incorporates a series of ten steps that build a team’s understanding of quality improvement using evidence-based tools and realistic improvement opportunities.

Virtual Black Physicians Summit

February 12, 2022

Black Physicians of Canada is excited to announce its second virtual Black Physician and Trainee Summit. Following a trying year of uncertainty and hardship, join in solidarity as we gather to envision a more equitable and thriving future. We have only begun to peel back the layers on the systemic and institutional racism facing Black Canadians, and in particular, Black physicians and trainees.

Drug Decriminalization, Legal Regulation and Policy Reform

March 1, 2022

This event will provide an overview of relevant federal, provincial, and municipal laws as they relate to Canadian drug policy. In particular, participants will learn about the legal and practical distinctions between decriminalization and legal regulation, as well as the roles governments can play to achieve these reforms.

Decision-Making Capacity Assessment Workshop Level 1

March 1, 2022

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. These interactive workshops are designed for physicians, psychologists, nurse practitioners, nurses and other healthcare providers and will include small group work and presentations.

Through my lens: An Albertan physician-photographer’s COVID experience

February 7, 2022

Dr. Heather Patterson has photographed the in-hospital pandemic experience of frontline workers, patients, and families. Narrated by her personal experiences as a physician-photographer, she highlights struggles and successes with images that are simultaneously heartwarming and heart breaking.

Confident ECG Interpretation (Parts one & two)

March 4 & March 11, 2022

This course will provide a review of basic 12-lead ECG interpretation skills. The course is designed to enhance ECG interpretation skills for the purpose of practice improvement, and facilitated by the cardiologists from the University of Calgary Cardiac Sciences.

Decision-Making Capacity Assessment Workshop Level 2

March 8, 2022

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. These interactive workshops are designed for physicians, psychologists, nurse practitioners, nurses and other healthcare providers and will include small group work and presentations.

CanREACH: Patient-Centered Mental Health in Paediatric Primary Care

Various dates: January 2021 through March 2022

As part of CanREACH education and training services, CanREACH offers a Continued Medical Education training program licensed and developed by The REACH Institute: “Patient-Centered Mental Health in Paediatric Primary Care (PPP)”, adapted for Canadian Primary Care Providers.

IPAC Canada Virtual National Conference

April 25-27, 2022

The 2022 Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) Canada National Education Conference will held on a virtual platform, with a pre-conference event to be held on April 21, 2022. The conference theme is Connecting People Science Practice.

“You Gut This: Managing GI and Liver Issues with Confidence in the Medical Home” series

February 3, March 3, April 7, May 5 & June 2, 2022

Join a journey through the GI tract as specialists from around Alberta discuss approaches to common digestive health conditions and review how pathways can support effective management in the Patient Medical Home.

Foundation Course in Occupational Medicine - Part A

September 7, 2021 to June 21, 2022

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.

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