Calendar of Events

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Sort by Mainpro credits, location, or look up a CPD topic of interest. CFPC’s comprehensive Calendar of CPD events is full of learning opportunities.


The University of Calgary, Cumming School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development Office offers a broad range of evidence-based learning opportunities to physicians, other health professionals and the public in a variety of formats from face-to-face to online and blended learning. Visit U of C’s CME/PD’s Courses & Programs listing.

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Please note that events listed below may not be certified Mainpro+ CME programs.

Event Calendar

Date ACFP-Delivered Events Provider
October 20, 2017 Practising Wisely: Reducing Unnecessary Testing and Treatment
DoubleTree by Hilton West Edmonton | Edmonton, AB

Registration is now available!If you would like to attend this pre-conference workshop without attending the PEIP conference, please contact the ACFP.

October 20, 2017 Primary Care Transformation: How to Tackle Sticky Problems We Were Never Taught to Address
DoubleTree by Hilton West Edmonton | Edmonton, AB

Registration is now available! If you would like to attend this pre-conference workshop without attending the PEIP conference, please contact the ACFP.

October 20-21, 2017




Practical Evidence for Informed Practice (PEIP) Conference
DoubleTree by Hilton West Edmonton | Edmonton, AB

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The annual Practical Evidence for Informed Practice (PEIP) conference brings together clinical leaders to speak on the latest findings that can affect your practice and how you treat your patients. This multidisciplinary event focuses on relevant, evidence-based, and thought-provoking topics in health care. This year’s event features two additional, concurrent pre-conference workshops. Attendees may choose to register for one of these workshops to complement their conference experience at an additional cost.

Date External CPD Events Provider
September 23, 2017




Radiology Update: Navigating Imaging for the Primary Care Physician
Robbins Learning Centre, Royal Alexandra Hospital | Edmonton, AB

Radiology for the Primary Care Physician is the first conference of its king being offered in Western Canada. Attendees will have the chance to interact with radiologists, including two dedicated “ask me anything” sessions. Learn more.

Medical Imaging Consultants (MIC)
September 23, 2017




Allergy and Clinical Immunology Update 2017
SFU Segal Building, Vancouver BC

The robust agenda captures the most common allergy and immunology issues faced by family physicians in a clinical setting. Participants will hear from leaders in the field on such topics as food allergy, drug allergy, immunodeficiency, and asthma.

Simon Fraser University
September 29-30, 2017




Decision-Making Capacity Assessment 2-day Workshop
Chinook Regional Hospital | Lethbridge, AB

Offered by the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee (OPGT), this two-day workshop discusses the components required to complete decision making capacity assessments under the Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act (AGTA) for physicians interested in enhancing their assessment skills.

For CFPC members:
This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Alberta Chapter for up to 8 Mainpro+ credits (Decision-Making Capacity Assessment 2-day Workshop #185832) and 6 Mainpro+ credits (Assessment of Decision-Making Capacity #179275)

To register, contact:
Melanie Blackwell, Capacity Assessment Policy Analyst
Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee

Offered by the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee (OPGT)
October 10, 2017




Provincial Conference: Innovative Primary Care Models for Seniors’ Health
Red Deer, Alberta

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Be one of the 150 primary health care practitioners (physicians, nurses, allied health professionals), researchers, and representatives from community partner organization at this Provincial conference. Heighten your awareness of frailty, its impact on the health care system, and the essential role of primary care. Learn about current innovative models of seniors’ care and take home strategies to improve inter-professional communication and practice management.

Seniors’ Community Hub
October 23, 2017



28th Annual Palliative Education and Research Day
Edmonton, Alberta

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This year’s conference theme is The Palliative Care Journey: Walking Together. Palliative care is patient- and family-centered care that optimizes quality of life, alleviates pain and reduces symptom burden throughout the trajectory of the patient’s illness. While every patient’s experience with terminal illness is unique, navigating the palliative care journey represents a shared opportunity for palliative care providers to integrate with the complexities of care with other specialties and health care team members.

Covenant Health Palliative Institute
October 28&29, 2017



BCCFP 2017 Fall Family Medicine Conference
Vancouver, BC

We have an information-packed program lined up for you, with sessions ranging from acute knee pain to an update on newer glucose lowering agents. There are more than 20 sessions to choose from that include Essential Apps to Help Optimize Care; Assessment and Management of Frailty in the Elderly; Acute Shoulder Injuries; Early Recognition of Parkinson’s Disease; Diagnosing and Managing Common Neuropathies; The Aging Eye; Proton Pump Inhibitors; Hyperpigmentation in Skin of Colour; Multiple Myeloma; Emergency Medicine Cases That Could Present in Your Office…and more.
CCFP member $395 / First Five Years of Practice member $345 / Residents $150

BC College of Family Physicians