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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/departments/medicine/neuroinflammation2017

 

Edmonton Zone

Geriatric Medicine Conference 2017: Wellness & Dignity Throughout
To be held on May 27, 2017 at the Lister Conference Centre, Edmonton, AB. A one day meeting for internists, geriatricians, family physicians and allied health professionals with an interest in geriatrics. This course is designed to be interactive with workshops and debates covering some of the challenging areas in the clinical management of geriatric patients.For more information view the conference brochure or to register online visit the event website.

2nd Annual Allard Lecture Series – Tickets Now Available
To be held on Thursday, June 1, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Shoctor Lobby on the second floor of the Citadel Theatre, Edmonton. The 2nd Annual Allard Lecture Series is featuring Dr. Sutcliff who will give a lecture on The science and art of healing: new horizons versus new eyes that will explore our preparedness and readiness to act upon evidence that could lead to improved health outcomes in cancer. The event offers an opportunity to meet Dr. Sutcliffe in person at the Meet and Greet reception held from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m in the Shoctor Lobby. The lecture commences 6 p.m. in the Shoctor Theatre. Tickets to the event are now available and can only be purchased online at Eventbrite.

The Inner City Health and Wellness Program 3rd Annual Symposium
To be held on Monday, June 19, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Robbins Learning Centre a the Royal Alexandra Hospital. The Inner City Health and Wellness Program is an initiative that operates out of the Royal Alexandra Hospital. The research, education, and clinical teams work together to provide patient-centered, evidence-based care for those dealing with a substance use disorder and/or social inequity. The program was created with funding from the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation.

NIDCAP Scientific Forum
Presented by the Edmonton NIDCAP Team at the Stollery on October 23, 2017 from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Chateau Lacombe Hotel in Edmonton. Focus Themes: The Multidisciplinary Team in and after the NICU/ NIDCAP in the Surgical NICU. This one-day conference is open to all who work with infants and families during and after their stay in the NICU. For details refer to the event brochure, and to register download a copy of the registration/payment form.

13th Annual Spotlight on Research Breakfast 
To be held on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at the SHAW Conference Centre, Edmonton, AB. This event is open to the general public, the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), first responders, healthcare providers, mental health professionals and anyone familiar with PTSD. The keynote address will be presented by Col. Rakesh Jetly, OMM, CD, MD, FRCP(C), Senior Psychiatrist for the Canadian Armed Forces & Mental Health Clinical Advisor to the Canadian Forces Surgeon General. Col. Jetly will be speaking to the understanding of the lessons learned regarding trauma and stress in the military and will examine current approaches with respect to PTSD and other Mental Health issues. Tickets go on sale on July 1, 2017. View event poster for more information: Save the Date

Central Zone

No listed events at this time.

Calgary Zone

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 inforamtion 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

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.