Webinars & Online Learning

Webinars and online learning opportunities for AMA members

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Webinars

AMA partners and stakeholders should feel free to use the presentation material as they see fit for their own members. The AMA would ask that, where applicable, partners recognize the AMA via a short credit/author note. Thank you!


June 16, 2020 Webinar:

Physician Wellness: Feeling Distress, Understanding Loss and Finding Meaning

Webinar Series: Maintaining and Optimizing Your Practice During Times of Rapid Change

On June 16, the AMA, PFSP collaborated with Well Doc Alberta to host a physician wellness webinar, as an opportunity for physicians to consider and better understand their distress during these times. Along with knowledge expert Fleur Yumol, the webinar co-facilitators guide viewers through short pauses for self-reflection. This webinar is designed for physicians to enhance literacy and self-reflection about their wellness during times of rapid change, however, family members are encouraged to join.

May 29, 2020 Webinar:

Clinical ARPs 101

Experienced clinical ARP physicians discuss the benefits and challenges of clinical Alternative Relationship Plans. Through the sharing of their knowledge and perspectives, the physicians discuss common aspects of clinical ARPs, accessing AMA resources for information and support, and utilizing the experiences of others to assist in assessing and choosing a preferred payment model.


May 22, 2020 Webinar:

Primary Care's Relaunch - Practical Approaches for the "New Normal"

As relaunch begins in Alberta, primary care physicians share their experiences and tips for identifying patient needs and managing care for at risk patients. The discussion includes how to support patient care by leveraging panel management processes, maximizing capacity of the clinic team and PCN resources, and planning to ensure ongoing patient access and continuity of care.


May 11, 2020 Webinar:

The Alberta COVID 19 Relaunch Plan: What We Know Today

Leaders from Alberta Health, Alberta Health Services, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta and the Alberta Medical Association provide key updates and respond to question on the Alberta COVID-19 phased relaunch plan. Areas of discussion include considerations for community practices to ensure the safety of patients and staff, including reference to the CPSA COVID-19 Reopening Practice guidelines, and Alberta Health Services plan to resume non-urgent scheduled procedures and other services.


May 8, 2020 Webinar:

Practical Solutions for Community Specialists Today and Tomorrow

Webinar Series: Maintaining and Optimizing Your Practice During Times of Rapid Change

This community specialist led session starts with an overview of the mandate and direction of the Specialty Care Alliance. The overview is followed by several community specialists sharing their practical experience and tips on how they are addressing current challenges by incorporating Community Information Integration and secure communications into their workflows.


May 1, 2020 Webinar:

Optimizing Clinic & PCN Team Supports to Enhance Patient Care using Panel Management Processes

Webinar Series: Maintaining and Optimizing Your Practice During Times of Rapid Change

Primary care physicians and Primary Care Network (PCN) leaders share their experience and tips on how they manage their panel of patients leveraging clinic and PCN resources, and enhance care for at risk patients using a PCN and Zonal management approach. The Panel Management Tool Kit is highlighted.


April 24, 2020 Webinar:

Meeting Patients' Needs: Stepwise Approach to Delivering Care for Primary and Specialty Care Clinics

Webinar Series: Maintaining and Optimizing Your Practice During Times of Rapid Change

Primary care and community specialists share their experience and tips on how they organize their clinic space to keep patients and staff safe, while optimizing the clinic team for all aspects of care delivery. Other topics include identifying what work can be done today to meet the patient's needs and protect your capacity for tomorrow, virtual and in-person appointment options and managing patients discharged from hospital.


April 9, 2020 Webinar:

AMA Business Viability in Times of Crisis

Physicians are facing considerable business viability pressures from the impacts of both the COVID-19 pandemic and the government’s unilateral implementation of their Physician Funding Framework. In an effort to simplify and coordinate information, the AMA has assembled subject-matter-experts to create a simplified and practical source of truth for government subsidies and human resource practices. View presentation slides.


April 3, 2020 Webinar:

Virtual Care codes and March 31 changes to the SOMB

The AMA hosted a webinar focused on Virtual Care codes and the March 31, 2020 Schedule of Medical Benefits changes.

View presentation slides.The information herein is what was known on the date of the seminar. Any intervening changes in the SOMB are not reflected in the slide deck. For full information please ensure to check the AMA Fee Navigator® and direct any questions to Health Economics.


March 27, 2020 Webinars:

Getting started with Virtual Care and help with privacy, tools and billing

The AMA hosted two webinars for Alberta physicians, focusing on how to start using Virtual Care for patient care while minimizing risk of exposure to patients, staff and physicians during the COVID-19 pandemic. Topics covered included getting started with Virtual Care, privacy, tools and billing. The two sessions were merged into one recording. View presentation slides


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