Upcoming Medical Conferences in CalgarySearch Criteria : Canada Calgary
Sep 21, 2018 | CME 2.75 | USD $195 | Calgary, Alberta
Medico-legal Workshop for Physicians is organized by University of Calgary - Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development and will be held on Sep 21, 2018 at O'Brien Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Course Overview : This intensive workshop is for physicians providing legal opinion, documentation and expert testimony in cases involving sexual violence. The goal of this workshop is to provide a judicial framework for physicians preparing legal documents and/or attending court proceedings. Course Objectives are : • Appropriately document findings in clinical and forensic patient records. • Review key principles involved in legal document preparation. • Review the legal process and expectations of a physician in court. • Proceed with preparing to qualify and attend court proceedings. Who Should Attend : Physicians called to testify or provide documentation in cases of sexual violence. Credits : Mainpro+ Group Learning - 2.75 credits. MOC Section 1 - 2.75 credits. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 21, 2018 | CME 2.75 | USD $195 | Calgary, Alberta
Pelvic Pain & Physiotherapy Workshop - Care for the Sexual Assault Patient is organized by University of Calgary - Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development and will be held on Sep 21, 2018 at Advanced Technical Skills Simulation Laboratory, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The target audience for this medical event is Healthcare professionals working with sexual assault patients. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 2.75 credits. (Mainpro+Group Learning). Credits : MOC Section : 1 - 2.75 credits. 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.
Sep 22, 2018 | CME 6.75 | USD $330 | Calgary, Alberta
Alberta Sexual Assault Course and Conference is organized by University of Calgary - Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development and will be held on Sep 22, 2018 at Clara Christie Theatre - University of Calgary, 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 CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.75 credits. (Mainpro+Group Learning) Credits : MOC Section 1 - 6.75 credits. Conference Overview : This conference is 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. Course Objectives are : • Describe the process of conducting a sexual assault exam. • Review current post exposure treatment and management strategies. • Apply principles of trauma informed care to patients that have experienced sexual violence. • Apply legal and forensic principles to documentation. • Review updates in forensic examination skills and techniques to align with current best practice. • Apply knowledge and management skills to complex sexual assault presentations using case based learning. • Review needs of special populations.
Occupational and Environmental Medical Association of Canada (OEMAC) 36th Annual Scientific Conference
Sep 23 - 25, 2018 | Calgary, Alberta
Occupational and Environmental Medical Association of Canada (OEMAC) 36th Annual Scientific Conference is organized by Occupational and Environmental Medical Association of Canada (OEMAC) and will be held from Sep 23 - 25, 2018 at Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 27, 2018 | CME 6.00 | USD $200 | Calgary, Alberta
Assessment of Decision-Making Capacity Workshop is organized by University of Calgary - Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development and will be held on Sep 27, 2018 at Health Sciences Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Course Overview : There are complex and predictable clinical, ethical and legal implications when assessing decision-making capacity. This session will help the primary care provider navigate the process related to the Alberta Adult Guardianship & Trusteeship, Personal Directives and Enduring Power of Attorney Acts. This interactive workshop is designed for physicians and will include small group work and presentations. Upon completion of a pre- and post-course questionnaire, Family Physicians will be eligible to claim Mainpro+ Group Learning credits. Specialists will be able to claim MOC Section 1 credits. Course Objectives are : • Acquire knowledge of the guiding principles in assessment of capacity. • Appraise a Capacity Assessment process. • Explore an interdisciplinary approach to Capacity Assessment. • Review Capacity Assessment worksheets used in this process. • Apply the above information in assessment of capacity through case examples. Who Should Attend : Family Physicians, Geriatricians, Psychiatrists, Internists and other interested specialists. Credits : Mainpro+ Group Learning - 6.0 credits. MOC Section 1 - 3.0 credits. This is a pre-course for the 2018 Geriatric Update: Clinical Pearls. Preference will be given to people in the Geriatrics Update Course. **There are only 20 spots available.** : Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 28, 2018 | CME 5.50 | USD $340 | Calgary, Alberta
2018 Geriatrics Update: Clinical Pearls is organized by University of Calgary - Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development and will be held on Sep 28, 2018 at Best Western Plus Village Park Inn, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Course Overview : This course uses a blend of plenaries, interactive small group workshops and panel discussions to share the latest knowledge and best practices in managing challenging health issues that commonly present in the older adult, across the continuum of care. Course Objectives : The intent of the conference is for learners to be equipped to: • Support optimal ageing across the continuum of care. • Assess and implement current evidence to manage complex chronic conditions affecting older adults across the continuum of care. • Recognize and manage patients with end-stage chronic disease across the continuum of care. Who Should Attend : Family physicians, care of the elderly physicians, nurse practitioners and other medical specialists interested in caring for older adults. Registered nurses, pharmacists and other healthcare providers working with older adults are also welcome to attend. Credits : Mainpro+ Group Learning - 5.5 credits MOC Section 1 - 5.5 credits Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 29, 2018 - Apr 23, 2019 | CME 12.00 | USD $200 | Calgary, Alberta
IUD Insertion and Endometrial Biopsy Training is organized by University of Calgary - Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development and will be held from Sep 29, 2018 - Apr 23, 2019 at Calgary Women's Health Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Accreditation : This Group Learning course has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 12.0 Mainpro+ credits. (2 Mainpro+ Credits per hour) Please be aware that participants are required to complete all components of the course in order to be eligible to receive the certified credits. Participants cannot opt out of the post-reflective activity to partially claim certified credits. Course Overview : Family physicians and other primary care practitioners have to be increasingly competent in office skills and procedures that are more commonly associated with specialist practice, for example, Gynecological office procedures. This online portal serves as an ongoing Gynecological office procedure training opportunity for you - family physicians and other primary care practitioners, in Intrauterine Device (IUD) insertion and Endometrial Biopsy practice. It is also a platform for you to have ongoing conversation with specialists, providing your feedback on what you further need for office Gynecological training. Course Objectives : • Recognize indications and test performance of endometrial biopsy. • Define long-acting reversible contraceptive (LARC) and recognize opportunities to the use of LARC options. • Demonstrate the approaches to pre-procedure assessment and counselling for IUD. • Demonstrate and perform endometrial biopsy and IUD insertion. • Identify and discuss management of issues after endometrial biopsy and IUD insertion, including mechanism of action. Course Components : • Pre-training needs assessment survey. • Pre-training podcasts. • Hands-on training session. • 3-month post-training follow-up survey (i.e. reflective activity). Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 01 - 03, 2018 | CME 69.00 | USD $775 | Calgary, Alberta
Essential Strategies for Chronic Pain Management is organized by University of Calgary - Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development and will be held from Oct 01 - 03, 2018 at Richmond Road Diagnostic and Treatment Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Course Overview : Family physicians are responsible for the majority of the management of chronic pain. Day one of this course will be held in a classroom setting to provide an overview of key issues in chronic pain. Days two and three will be arranged as observership days, in conjunction with the Course Coordinator at the Chronic Pain Centre, and will provide a clinical preceptorship that responds to the needs of the individual learner. Course Objectives: • Gain sufficient knowledge of the physiological, anatomical and psychological mechanisms of pain to be able to explain it in plain language to patients. • Know how to assess the biological, psychological and socio-economic aspects of pain. • Acquire some useful tips for managing patients with chronic pain in a primary care setting; including communication skills, medication management and basic counselling skills. • Become aware of the resources available in the community to support patients with chronic pain. • Practice interviewing, physical examination and treatment skills. Who Should Attend : All healthcare providers including physicians, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, pharmacists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, psychologists, social workers, nutritionists, kinesiologists and pain researchers. Credits : Mainpro+ Group Learning – 69.0 credits. Day 1 – 24.0 credits. Day 2 and Day 3 – 45.0 credits. Day 1 MOC Section 3 – 28.5 credits. Day 2 and Day 3 MOC Section 2 – 30.0 credits. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Building the brain: A neurobiological approach to assessment and intervention by CAOT / ACE (Oct 19 - 20, 2018)
Oct 19 - 20, 2018 | USD $750 | Calgary, Alberta
Building the brain: A neurobiological approach to assessment and intervention is organized by Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT) / Association Canadienne des ergotherapeutes (ACE) and will be held from Oct 19 - 20, 2018 at Executive Royal Hotel Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The target audience for this medical event is Occupational therapists, occupational therapist assistants, physiotherapists, speech-language pathologists and special education teachers who work with people of any age who have cognitive impairments and who would like to improve their skills in assessment and treatment. Course Description: This two- day integrative, holistic workshop will provide you with a scientific and theoretical framework for assessment and treatment of ANY brain of ANY age. This course workshop draws on the expansive brain-behavioural sciences to energize and empower any practice, demystifying the process of neuro-rehabilitation. Workshop topics: Day 1 • Neurobiology of relationship and attachment; setting the stage for learning • Arousal, attention and learning • Tools to prepare the brain/body system for learning and retraining labs • Techniques to balance the system: Quantum healing • The healing brain: • Neurogenesis • Neuroplasticity • Neurodevelopment • Clinical applications of current knowledge on how the brain learns • Auditory • Visual • Vestibular • Sequential processing • Brain dominance • Mental practice/lab • The stress connection • The gut brain/inflammation • Exercise and the brain • Sedentary lifestyle • What the science tells us Day 2 • Theoretical framework for a neurointegrative approach to assessment/treatment • An interactive approach to assessment: a new perspective • Assessment (lab/hands on) • Tools to wire the brain for retraining and relearning functional skills • Evidence-based strategies: visual; vestibular; tactile; auditory • An integrative approach to intervention/lab/hands on • Troubleshooting for functional outcomes • Research and resources Course Objectives: After taking part in this workshop, participants will: • Describe the neurobiology of therapeutic relationship and attachment as both a healing force in therapy and as the foundation for developing self-regulation. • Identify and describe the stress response as an antagonist to learning. • Apply an understanding of the role of arousal as the driving force for attention, learning and rehabilitation. • Develop a protocol for assessment of any clients presents for neuro-rehabilitation. • Develop a skill set of “tools” for building the brain as an aspect of neuro-rehabilitation. • Develop a preliminary understanding of the brain/body self-healing mechanisms and the implementation of complementary healing techniques. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 20 - 21, 2018 | Calgary, Alberta
Mini Residency - "Live Patient" Surgical Implant Placements: Module 4 - Calgary is organized by The Institute for Dental Excellence Inc. (TIDE) and will be held from Oct 20 - 21, 2018 at Unice Dental Art Ltd, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The target audience for this medical event for Prosthodontists. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.