Events & Learning Opportunities

Information for Health Professionals

Provincial Events/Learning Opportunities

Western Canada Nutrition Day Optimizing Assessment to Enhance Nutrition Care
Date: October 22, 2022
Where: Zoom - Virtual Conference
Speakers: Dr. M. Isabel TD Correia, Dr. Mette Burger, Dr. Carla Prado, Lisa Martin, PhD, RD, Jessica Kasnik RD, Dr. Punetta Tandon, Cathy Alberda M.Sc, RD, Syndey Wild RD, and Catherine Davis.

The 28th Annual Western Canada Nutrition Day Optimizing Assessment to Enhance Nutrition Care will include subject matter experts from across Canada, South America, and Europe.

This year’s event will focus will be on optimizing nutrition assessment. You will learn new strategies in evaluating malnutrition and how to choose the best nutrition therapies to improve patient outcomes.

Join us online to learn more about applying digital technology, body composition imaging, Indirect Calorimetry (Q-NRG) to improve nutrition care and more! Learn more.

Nutrition & Food Services (NFS) Conferences
Conferences for Nutrition, Food, Linen & Environmental Services Professionals. Learn more.

Rural & Northern Health Care Conference
The Rural and Northern Health Care Conference brings together top practitioners and thinkers to share strategies and resources for accelerating the shift to a more integrated and sustainable rural health system.

The conference is perfect for administrators from rural and northern hospitals and other healthcare organizations, board of directors, physician executives, nursing administrators, public health and community officials and leaders of rural healthcare associations. Learn more.

Practitioners' Day Webinar - October 25, 2022

Professor Dawn Skelton, Professor of Ageing and Health, Ageing Well Research Group, Research Centre for Health (ReaCH) will be presenting two sessions: Preventing falls: should we start young? Is it ever too late?, and Make Movement Your Mission: 2.5 years later. Learn more.

Strengthening Linkages Workshop
Brings together family physicians, health professionals, and oncology specialists to discuss cancer-related topics. Learn more.

North Zone

Athabasca University
Offers a variety of programs, healthcare and medical studies. Learn more.

Edmonton Zone

University of Alberta, School of Medicine & Dentistry
The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta is dedicated to providing learner-centred educational programs that meet the health-care needs of our communities. News & Events | Programs & Education

Central Zone

Red Deer Polytechnic
Preparing resilient graduates who positively impact the health of diverse individuals and communities through dynamic, learner-centered experiences. Learn more.

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 information visit 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; Master of Science in Addictions Counselling, Health Sciences, Health Sciences (Public Health specialization), and Nursing; Graduate Certificate in Advanced Clinical Study of Addiction; Graduate Diploma in Addiction and Mental Health Psychotherapy; and PhD Population Studies in Health. Visit our website to learn more.

Submission Guidelines

AHS Delivered Events / AHS Partnered Events

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

  • a title, date and location of the event along with a brief description (one to two sentences maximum)
  • a hyperlink to the event website or posted information, or an event poster
  • contact email address or phone number if one is not included in the above information
  • information if the event is available to everyone online or via telehealth

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.

Non AHS Events

Is AHS speaking at your event, or involved in some way? Contact webcomm@ahs.ca to see if it is eligible to be added below, don't forget to include a link to the event website.