Upcoming Medical Conferences in AlbertaSearch Criteria : Canada
Aug 06 - 10, 2018 | CME 21.00 | USD $1025 | Radiology
Radiology New York University (NYU's) Clinical Imaging Symposium is organized by New York University Postgraduate Medical School (NYU PGMS) and will be held from Aug 06 - 10, 2018 at Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff, Alberta, Canada. The target audience for this medical event is clinical radiologists in academic or private practice. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 21 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Course Description: The practice of radiology is constantly evolving and it is essential to stay up-to-date with the latest imaging protocols (MRI, CT, X-ray and US) and clinical interpretation. Clinical radiologists must understand and apply advanced imaging techniques in their practice for state-of-the art patient care. A wide range of topics will be covered in this program focusing on Abdominal, Pediatric, Neuroradiology, Musculoskeletal and Thoracic Imaging. Selected topics will include: imaging of head and neck emergencies, practical imaging of the pediatric patient in the emergency room, commonly missed diagnoses in ankle imaging, practical dual-energy CT in abdominal imaging and the management of incidental lung nodules. Additionally, CT radiation dosage techniques/protocols and MR contrast safety will be discussed throughout the program to illustrate how to optimize imaging and maintain diagnostic quality. Educational Objectives: After participating in this activity, clinicians should be able to: • Describe the vital role of imaging for the assessment of patellofemoral instability, particularly the use of radiography and MRI findings on pre-operative exams. • Evaluate the imaging findings (sonography and MR) of common pediatric musculoskeletal infections, tumors and other mimickers in order to accurately interpret these exams. • Describe the updated recommendations published by the Fleischner Society regarding the management of incidentally detected lung nodules on chest CT. • Determine the best imaging techniques for the utilization of prostate MR while maintaining a high quality imaging protocol. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 09 - 12, 2018 | CME 16.00 | CAD $1095 | Primary Care
Internal Medicine for Primary Care: Cardio/Derm/Rheum/Tox is organized by Medical Education Resources (MER) and will be held from Aug 09 - 12, 2018 at Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff, Alberta, Canada. The target audience for this medical event is office-based primary care providers and other health professionals with updates in primary care medicine. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 16.00 Credits. Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this program, participants should be better able to: • Describe current diagnostic approaches to hypertension, arrhythmias, ACS and CAD • Implement treatment strategies reflective of current evidence based medicine for hypertension, arrhythmias, ACS and CAD • Describe the approach to the poisoned patient as seen in primary care • Discuss strategies to treat individuals abusing both legal and illegal substances • Differentiate benign and malignant skin tumors and employ appropriate interoffice procedures • Identify cutaneous findings that serve as surrogates of internal diseases • Discriminate the diagnostic principles and treatment options for bacterial infections • Evaluate and treat osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia and spinal pain Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 13 - 17, 2018 | CME 20.00 | Anesthesiology
Clinical Topics in Anesthesia is organized by Northwest Anesthesia Seminars (NWAS) and will be held from Aug 13 - 17, 2018 at The Rimrock Resort Hotel, Banff, Alberta, Canada. The target audience for this medical event is physicians, certified registered nurse anesthetists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses and other medical care providers who must maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of the specialty or are impacted by it. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 20.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Conference Objectives : • Apply - The pertinent physical and behavioral sciences - to include but not be limited to advanced anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, chemistry, physics, psychology, and social sciences - as they impact and are affected by the planning, delivery, and monitoring of anesthesia and related services inherent in the anesthesia professions. • Explain - The selection, dosing considerations with methods of administration, safe use, and contraindications and precautions of presented pharmacological agents through the understanding of their physico-chemical properties, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, updated uses, and more recently developed additional, related, and similar drugs. • Outline - Comprehensive management plans for the group of patients discussed, whether related in age, physical status, cultural background, invasive procedure, anesthetic or analgesic requirements, clinical setting, adverse reactions, and/or goals of care. • Apply - The principles of safety and asepsis in the performance of anesthetic procedures and administrations, equipment use, and other applications encountered during the provision of anesthesia and analgesia whether in the surgical unit, the labor and delivery suite, the pain management clinic, or other more remote location of anesthetizing services. • Incorporate - The appropriate recommendations and/or requirements of pertinent external organizations, institutions, and professional groups - recognized as serving as the authority for and/or holding the responsibility to compile and approve such tenets - in the provision of anesthesia and related services, whether medical, legal, philosophical, ethical, or health care management standards. • Apply - The new techniques in the clinical setting of the participant.
Sep 05 - 08, 2018 | Dentistry
Orofacial Myology: Making the Connection Cert. Pre-Req is organized by International Association of Orofacial Myology (IAOM) and will be held from Sep 05 - 08, 2018 at Patterson Dental, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Course Objectives: • Anatomy/Physiology • Dental Occlusion • Phases of the Swallow • Tongue-Tie Assessment • Atypical Oral Muscular Patterns • Proper Airway and Rest Posture • Variances in Mastication • Orofacial Myology Assessments • Therapeutic Techniques to correct Myofunctional Disorders • Habit Elimination Program • Clinical Management Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Banff Pathology Course: Pulmonary, Thoracic & Lung is organized by Canadian Association Of Pathologists (CAP) and will be held from Sep 06 - 08, 2018 at Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta, Canada. The target audience for this medical event is Pathologists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 20.0 hours of study credits. Conference Objectives are : After attending this course, participants will be able to: • Deliver basic diagnostic approaches in thoracic pathology as a non-subspecialized pathologist • Review recent up-dates in neoplastic and non-neoplastic thoracic pathology • Describe novel insights from molecular diagnostics in thoracic pathology • Discuss diagnostic pitfalls and limitations in thoracic pathology Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 13 - 15, 2018 | USD $1180 | Pediatric Dentistry
2018 Annual Conference of the Canadian Academy of Pediatric Dentistry is organized by American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) and will be held from Sep 13 - 15, 2018 at Banff Springs Hotel, Banff, Alberta, Canada. CE Credits are awarded based on 1 credit per CE hour. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Pelvic Pain & Physiotherapy Workshop - Care for the Sexual Assault Patient is organized by the Office of Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development at the University of Calgary. It will be held on Sep 21, 2018 at Health Research Innovation Centre, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Course Overview : This workshop provides an interactive approach to the patient with chronic pelvic pain, with particular focus and attention to the patient with a trauma history. With the use of pelvic models, participants will learn to conduct a pelvic pain assessment. This will include using principles of trauma informed care to develop an approach to examination, assessment of the pelvic floor and the review of treatment modalities. Course Objectives : The intent of the workshop is for learners to: • Define chronic pelvic pain and associated medical terminology (vulvodynia and dyspareunia) • Explain causes of chronic pelvic pain and develop an approach to assess chronic pelvic pain • Complete a genital examination using the principles of trauma-informed care • Identify pelvic anatomy and undertake a pelvic floor assessment • Discuss treatment options and modalities • Review how to assess and respond to psychological aspects of pelvic pain Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Alberta Sexual Assault Course and Conference is organized by the Office of Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development at the University of Calgary. It will be held on Sep 22, 2018 at Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The target audience for this medical event is SART physicians, emergency physicians, urgent care physicians, family physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, nurse practitioners, nurses and other healthcare providers working with sexual assault patients. This course will serve as a review and update on designed to share core training and a management update for urban and rural healthcare professionals on sexual assault. Course Topics: • Emergency contraception • Sexual assault and the legal system • Sexually transmitted infections • Trauma informed care • Human trafficking • Sex offenders • Care of vulnerable populations • Female genital mutilation Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 23 - 25, 2018 | Medicine
Occupational and Environmental Medical Association of Canada (OEMAC) 36th Annual Scientific Conference is organized by Occupational and Environmental Medical Association of Canada (OEMAC) and would be held during Sep 23 - 25, 2018 at Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 27 - 29, 2018 | Obstetrics and Gynecology
Canadian Society for the Advancement of Gynecologic Excellence is organized by American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) and will be held during Sep 27 - 29, 2018 at Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta, Canada. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.