Professional Development

Community Physician Education Program Workshop – Accredited May 25  May 10, 2019

Physicians and Nurse Practitioners are invited to join us for the Community Physician Education Program held on Saturday, May 25.

This program will improve physician ability and confidence in providing care to injured workers. Participants can expect a half-day of discussion, interaction and workshops geared towards the family physicians' role in the care of patients with work-related injuries.

Learning objectives

  • Provide the participants with the opportunity to learn and discuss current and emerging occupational medicine topics with clinical practitioners and subject matter experts.
  • Address issues on work relatedness of injury and return to work issues.
  • Update physicians on changing and current concepts in occupationally related health and compensation issues.

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Decision-Making Capacity Assessment Model Toolkit and adaption of Clinical Pathway for use in Primary Care – Accredited Group Learning Apr. 16  April 10, 2019

Presented by:

Lesley Charles MBChB, CCFP COE, Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine

Learning objectives:

  • Be informed of the evidenced based resource the DMCA Model Toolkit
  • Learn of research adapting the DMCA pathway for primary care

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ACFP presents CPD Day - May 4  April 4, 2019

A Clinical Approach to Obtaining and Managing Glycemic Control CME – April 11  March 20, 2019

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Banff workshop – July 8 -10    March 11, 2019

CBT Banff will be held Monday, July 8 to Wednesday, July 10 at the beautiful Rimrock Resort. Workshop hours are 8:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. leaving you free during afternoons and evenings to explore Banff townsite and Banff National Park. 

The CME is the acclaimed "triple strength" CBT for Anxiety module - you'll earn 36.0 Mainpro+ credits from just 12.0 workshop hours. Join us and learn a marvellous set of ultra-brief techniques to help patients overcome shyness, worry, panic and other common anxiety disorders.

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Family Physicians and CancerControl: Strengthening Linkages Workshop – Accredited Apr. 13  February 28, 2019

Alberta Health Services CancerControl is pleased to announce the ninth Family Physicians and CancerControl: Strengthening Linkages Workshop held on Saturday, April 13.

Learning objectives

  • Acquire and translate information and updates to better navigate the cancer system.
  • Support and participate in the improvement of integration of care through dialogue, networking, and teamwork.
  • Recognize and explain services and programs enhancing patient-centred care.

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Advances in Dermatology – Healthcare Professionals Symposium Ltd. Mar. 9  February 12, 2019

Knowledge Transfer to Action: A Multi-Therapeutic Symposium – Accredited Group Learning Mar. 2  February 12, 2019

Presentations include:

  • Many More Faces of T2DM-A Case-Based Collaborative Approach for Healthcare Practitioners
    Dr. Buki  Ajala, MD FRCPC | Endocrinology, LMC Calgary
  • TIME- When and How to Intensify  Anti-hyperglycemic Therapy in Type 2 Diabetes
    Dr. Louis Girard, MD, MBT, FRCP(C) | Nephrologist, Division of Nephrology, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Calgary
  • Target: Targeting Asthma Control to Augment Patient Outcomes
    Dr. Bao Dang, MD, FRCP, FCCP | Internal Medicine/Respirology
  • HPV & Vaccination: Translating Knowledge into Action
    Dr. Brain Hauck M.D, FRCPC, OBGYN | Colposcopist, Foothills Hospital

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Safer Opioid Prescribing Workshop – Accredited Group Learning Apr. 6  February 7, 2019

The CWC PCN is partnering with Saegis, a subsidiary of the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA), to host a workshop on safer opioid prescribing on Saturday, April 6, at the CWC PCN Main Office.

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Calgary Zone Primary Care Accredited Eating Disorder CME – Feb. 7  January 8, 2019

Identifying and Treating Opioid Use Disorder in Primary Care Workshop – Accredited Group Learning Feb. 8 or 9  January 2, 2019

For all family physicians and clinic teams, after this free workshop, you can immediately apply the following in your practice:

  • Identify patients with, or at risk of Opioid Use Disorder (OUD)
  • Engage in a conversation with your patients about OUD and treatment options
  • Initiate Opioid Agonist Therapy (OAT) like buprenorphine/naloxone (and know what to do if/when it goes wrong)
  • Prepare for and respond to relapse

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43rd Annual Family Practice Review and Update Course: Pearls for Practice - Accredited Group Learning Nov. 19 - 22  October 4, 2018

This program provides an updated focus on information pearls pertinent to practice in primary care. Topics covered include a wide variety of the diagnoses typically seen in both urban and rural settings.

learning objectives

  • Apply current knowledge and evidence-based management for optimal patient outcomes, both in urban settings with access to specialists and in rural settings where services and resources may be limited
  • Facilitate the exchange of information and develop informal networks with other healthcare providers
  • Identify new services and clinical resources for patients

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