Webinar #5: COVID Talks for Docs

Series: Adapting to Increasing COVID Care Needs in your Practice

March 3, 2021

Subject: Maintaining Physician Wellness

Time details: 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

This is the fifth webinar in the bi-weekly series on the care and management of COVID-19 patients in the community.

Webinar #5 has been designed to support physicians’ mental health in a rapidly changing environment. For physicians, the culture of medicine, contextual factors and physician characteristics, exacerbate the difficulties that have come with the current health pandemic. This session provides an opportunity to discuss why physicians are experiencing the pandemic differently than the general population and to learn an approach that has the potential to counteract the inherent emotional consequences.

Learning objectives

  • Explain how, with respect to their own mental health, physicians are experiencing the current pandemic and its consequences differently than the general population.
  • Describe an approach to mitigate some of the emotional consequences being experienced at this stage in the pandemic.

Presenters

  • Speaker: Fleur Yumol, Clinical Social Worker/Therapist
  • Session Moderator: Dr. Christine Luelo, Family Physician

Please note the webinar will be recorded. If you are unable to join live, the recording will made available on the Webinars & Online Learning web page within a few days following the event.

Registration information

If you are interested in joining the webinar you can register in advance using the following link albertadoctors.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJclc-CupzopGNcRsTnRcQnjZ25E1prlFsaT.

Once registered, you will be sent the Zoom Meeting Link and instructions on how to join.

If you are having difficulties registering, please contact Shelley.Russell@albertadoctors.org.

Important information & Zoom tips

  • Install/test Zoom on your computer or mobile device ahead of time
  • If this is the first time you are using Zoom, please join the webinar 15-30 minutes early
  • Zoom provides both video and audio options to participate
  • Zoom support will be available to answer your technical questions
  • Webinars will feature a presentation followed by a Q & A
  • Cameras and microphones will be enabled during this webinar

To help the sessions run as smoothly as possible, please ensure you are on ‘mute’ during the webinar.

CME credit information

Primary care physicians and specialists

  • This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Alberta Chapter for up to 1.0 Mainpro+ credits.
  • This webinar series is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1), as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the University of Calgary Office of Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development. You may claim a maximum of 45 hours (credits are automatically calculated). This session is 1.0 hours.
  • Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.

Primary care physicians only

  • This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Alberta Chapter for up to 1.0 Mainpro+ credits.

This series is hosted by physicians from Alberta Health Services, College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta and the Alberta Medical Association with support from the Primary Care Networks and the Alberta College of Family Physicians.

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