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Events & Learning Opportunities

For Health Professionals

All events must be hosted/sponsored by Alberta Health Services or a trusted and reputable health partner.

Submission Guidelines

AHS staff should submit their event informaton to webcomm@ahs.ca and include:

An event for the public should be discussed with your communications advisor as to whether or not it is suitable to post to a zone page as a public service announcement to be tweeted.

Online / Telehealth

No listed events at this time.

North Zone

University of Alberta, Division of Neurology; Multiple Sclerosis & Neuroinflammatory Update for Family Physicians
To be held at the Jasper Park Lodge, in Jasper, on May 20th and 21st, 2017. This course is designed for family/general practice physicians, residents, and community nurses with a particular interest in neuroinflammatory diseases such as multiple sclerosis. We will update participants on recent advances in the management of symptoms and available therapies. For more information, visit: https://www.ualberta.ca/department-of-medicine/archived-sites/neuroinflammation2017

 

Edmonton Zone

Integrative Health Institute Conference
Will be held on Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 8:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. at Lister Conference Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton. The theme for our "Contemporary Insights for Optimizing Health" Conference this year is Traditional Medicine. In addition to three keynote and four plenary speakers, there will be concurrent workshops on Ayurveda, Enhancing Indigenous Heath and Traditional Chinese Medicine.

To learn more or to register for FREE, visit https://www.ualberta.ca/integrative-health-institute/2018-conference

GRH Spotlight on Innovation:  Health to Home
This event will be held on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at Westin Hotel, 10135 – 100 Street, NW, Edmonton, AB. This year we are highlighting innovations in rehabilitation healthcare that focus on solving the challenges faced by people with disabilities as they transition from healthcare to home settings by involving our industrial and academic partners. Keynote speaker is Dr. Geoff Fernie, Senior Scientist, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute. This event will be of interest to clinicians, healthcare  administrators, innovators, government/policy administrators, investors, clinical researchers, patients, entrepreneurs, academia and small and large industries. For further details and event registration, visit the GRH Spotlight on Innovation website.

Interested in Studying Care Practices?
November 15 - 16, 2018 Save the Date for a Methodology Symposium on Studying Care Practices held at the Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (ECHA), University of Alberta. The event is open to everyone, there is no charge. Registration is required only for the afternoon dialogue sessions due to space limitations Register online For more information visit the event website.

 

Central Zone

No listed events at this time.

Calgary Zone

Poison and Drug Information Service (PADIS) Conference 2017
Alberta Health Services Poison and Drug Information Services is proud to host the 2017 PADIS conference at the University of Calgary’s Health Sciences Centre located at the Foothills campus on Saturday, November 18, 2017. This intensive, one-day clinical toxicology course will be of interest to anyone who provides care to poisoned patients and will cover current controversies associate with the non-medical use of opiods, diagnosis and management of common toxicological conditions and evidence used to guide treatment of the poisoned patient. For more information and registration see the event brochure

KidSIM Centre
Pediatric Acute Care Education (PACE) for health care providers uses simulation education with a hands-on teaching approach. PACE courses include PALS, PALS Renewal, NRP and PEARS. For physicians, we also offer The Pediatric Airways Course. Custom group offerings are available.All learning takes place at the Alberta Children's Hospital. For more information visit www.pace4kids.org.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) & Professional Development (PD)
Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary

A variety of CME opportunities are available, view Courses & Programs

South Zone

University of Lethbridge - Open House September 30, 2017

For prospective graduate and undergraduate students, join our online session “Graduate Opportunities in the Faculty of Health Sciences” at 2pm on September 30th, 2017 to learn about our graduate program offerings in the Faculty of Health Sciences. To learn more or to register, visit our website.

School of Graduate Studies (SGS), University of Lethbridge
Offers Master of Nursing programs and Master of Science in Addictions Counselling, Health Sciences and Nursing, and PhD in Population Studies in Health. Visit our website to learn more.