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.

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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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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 info@acfp.ca. 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.

Event Calendar

 

 

Date ACFP-Delivered Events Provider
March 1, 2018 March 1, 2018
Treating Poverty (ASA Pre-Conference Opportunity)
Rimrock Resort Hotel | Banff, AB

Modules 1 – 4 Learning Objectives:

  • Intervene in poverty using the Poverty Tool
  • Critically assess income benefit programs that require physician input
  • Guide patients to relevant income benefit programs
  • Build and empower a practice team to address poverty and social determinants of health
  • Advocate for patients living in poverty

This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 18 Mainpro+ credits.

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March 1, 2018 Managing Chronic Non Cancer Pain (ASA Pre-Conference Opportunity)
Rimrock Resort Hotel | Banff, AB
Learning Objectives:

  • Choose the most appropriate medical treatment to achieve an optimal balance between pain relief and secondary effects
  • In collaboration with the patient, establish realistic therapeutic objectives according to the patient’s needs and clinical condition
  • Apply a universal precautions approach with the prescription of opioids
  • Monitor treatment response and adjust medication when necessary
  • Assess for addiction risk and set boundaries as appropriate based upon risk

This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 12 Mainpro+ credits.

Pain Society
March 1, 2018 Practising Wisely (ASA Pre-Conference Opportunity)
Rimrock Resort Hotel | Banff, AB
Participants identify opportunities to “practise wisely”, with a focus on reducing over-prescribing, over-imaging, over-screening and over-monitoring using the latest evidence and tools from diverse sources. The Practising Wisely program centres on case studies and incorporates individual reflection and group work. It helps participants to build communication skills to guide their patients through the shift from seeking sickness to enhancing health.This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 18 Mainpro+ credits.
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March 2-4, 2018

 

 

 

63rd Annual Scientific Assembly
Rimrock Resort Hotel | Banff, AB
Download the Preliminary Program or register nowHosted by the Alberta College of Family Physicians (ACFP), the Annual Scientific Assembly (ASA) is recognized as Alberta’s premier conference for family physicians. The conference offers continuing professional development and an opportunity for family physicians to network with colleagues to share best practices in primary care. Education for Family Docs by Family Docs!
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Date External CPD Events Provider
Various Safer Opioid Prescribing Webinar Series
January 16, February 22, March 21, 2018 OR March 27, April 24, May 23, 2018This series of 3 webinars has been created to assist physicians in acquiring knowledge and learning new skills in the field of pain management, especially in the area of chronic non-cancer pain.Course Goals:

  1. Develop multi-modal approaches to complex chronic pain.
  2. Initiate & manage safe & effective opioid therapy.
  3. Prevent & address addiction to prescription opioids.
  4. Develop communication & collaboration practice skills to better manage opioid therapy for your chronic pain patients.

Note: Partipation in all 3 webinars is mandatory for course completion. For more information, visit the registration page.

This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 18 Mainpro+ credits.

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