CME offers several programs, courses and specialty conferences during the year to help rural physicians remain up to date with today's changing knowledge base. For detailed information on the following programs and other CME courses, go to cme.ucalgary.ca. For more information or to receive a course brochure, email the Rural Conference Coordinator at ruralcme [at] ucalgary [dot] ca or phone 403-220-3379.
Practical Pediatric Course for Family Physicians & Other Health Care Professionals
This course discusses the definitions, diagnostic crieteria, pathophysiology, management and resources relating to pediatric issues seen in daily practice. The 2012 course is focusing on childhood obesity and ADHD.
June 1, 2012 (Calgary, AB)
Annual Hospital Medicine Course: for Hospitalists and Acute Care Family Physicans
This course provides updates and information on clinical topics important to hospitalists and rural practicing physicians who care for patients in a hospital setting.
September 21-23, 2012 (Banff, AB)
Urgent Care Program
This program, designed specifically for physicians and nurses working in Alberta Urgent Care Centres, is intended to enhance the knowledge and practical application of skills required in an Urgent Care setting, resuling in successful and confident management of patients.
October 20, 2012 Calgary, AB
October 19 Pre-course: ACLS refresher
Rural Anesthesia for G.P. Anesthesiologists:
for G.P. anesthesiologists in rural communities
This course provides updates and information
on current issues and techniques on anesthesia that are relevant to the practice of G.P. anesthesiologists in rural areas.
January 25, 2013 (Banff, AB)
Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals:
for physicians and nurses in rural hospitals
This course provides participants with updates and information on the management of urgent conditions presenting special challenges in the rural emergency department including assessment, investigation and treatment.
January 25 to 27, 2013 (Banff, AB)
Endoscopy Skills Day for Practicing Endoscopists
This course aims to advance the cognitive and technical skills of physicians who routinely perform endoscopy.
January 27, 2013 (Banff, AB)
ECG Interpretation for Family Physicians
This course provides a review of basic 12-lead ECG Interpretation skills required by family physicians. It is of interest to those preparing to write the CPSA ECG interpretation exam and those wishing to upgrade their skills in this area.
February 2013 Calgary, AB
CCFP Exam Preparation Course
For practice eligible physicians who have trained outside of Canada and are registered to take the certification exam of the College of Family Physicians of Canada. This course is offered twice a year in the spring and fall.
September, 2012 & March, 2013 (Calgary, AB)
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