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.
Cumming School of Family Medicine’s Office of Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development at the University of Calgary is committed to providing leadership in education for physicians, other health care providers, and the community and to assist in providing excellent health care. Visit U of C’s CME Calendar of Events.
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The ACFP strives to present relevant CPD opportunities to our members. If you have an event that you would like to share, please send it to email@example.com. Event postings on this page have been vetted by the ACFP and deemed to be of interest or relevance to our members and physicians practising family medicine in Alberta. It is by no means an endorsement by the ACFP but an acknowledgement that the inclusion of the posting is reasonable.
Please note that events listed below may not be certified Mainpro+ CME programs.
|May 12, 2017||PRACTISING WISELY: REDUCING UNNECESSARY TESTING AND TREATMENT (CALGARY)
Courtyard Calgary Airport | 2500 48 Ave NE
Register Now for Practising Wisely in CalgaryThe Alberta College of Family Physicians and Choosing Wisely Alberta are proud to sponsor “Practising Wisely: Reducing Unnecessary Testing and Treatment”, an active learning workshop developed by the Ontario College of Family Physicians (OCFP) that focuses on “too much medicine.” It builds on the OCFP’s popular program Don’t Just Do Something, Stand There! and the Choosing Wisely Canada campaign. For more details visit the Practising Wisely page.This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 18 Mainpro+ credits. Note due to the follow up activities required, these credits will be issued for the 2017-18 Mainpro+ credit cycle which begins July 1, 2017.
|ACFP, Choosing Wisely Alberta|
|May 12, 2017||Roadshow: High River
Highwood Golf & Country Club | High River, ABRegister now!
Topics include: COPD, GI Update, Prescribing for Pain (including NSAIDs), Jeopardy, and more! Download the agenda here!
|October 20-21, 2017
|Practical Evidence for Informed Practice (PEIP) Conference
DoubleTree by Hilton West Edmonton | Edmonton, AB
Mark Your Calendar!
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. Get your save the date here!
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|April 28, 2017||2017 Canadian Sleep Conference – Primary Care Education Program
Hyatt Regency Hotel in CalgaryThis is a one-day continuing medical education event for family physicians, pediatricians, psychologists and allied medical professionals that aims to address their education needs in terms of the evaluation, diagnosis and management of sleep. Visit the website www.cssconference2017.ca for information and to register.
|Canadian Sleep Society|
|June 3, 2017||Community Physician Education Program
Coast Lethbridge Hotel, 526 Mayor Magrath Drive South | Lethbridge, AlbertaDetails: 8:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Cost: $59 per person. Full breakfast and hot lunch included.
Registration: Visit www.cvent.com/d/k5qlc3/1KPhysicians are invited to join the Workers’ Compensation Board-Alberta for the Community Physician Education Program. This program will enhance 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. Contact Information: Kristina Johnstone 780-498-4187.
CME certification: This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Alberta Chapter for up to 4.0 Mainpro+ credits.
|Workers’ Compensation Board-Alberta|