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Date & Time:
September 13, 2017 - March 14, 2018
Date & Time:
September 13, 2017 - March 14, 2018

Rural Courses and Programs

PROGRAMS

Rural Videoconference Program

This is a series of weekly, one-hour educational sessions via videoconference on Tuesdays 0800-0900, presented by clinical experts. Each presentation is focused on evidence-based information that is directly applicable to rural primary care and hospital environments. Through this program, rural health professionals receive high quality continuing medical education in a collegial setting at their local Telehealth sites. 
2016-2017 Sessions 


CURIOS (Calgary Ubiquitous Rural Informed Online Services)

CURIOS is a set of online services created to support online continuing professional development for rural practitioners. It includes webinar series, Video Mash-ups, as well as filtered feeds. Watch for new CURIOS projects hitting the web!

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ANNUAL COURSES

Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals  

January 19-21, 2018

The vision of this course is to provide clinical topics relevant to physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals who practice in rural communities.

Through a combination of plenary lectures, small group interactive sessions and hands-on workshops, participants will review current issues, guidelines and trends in the management of patients presenting to the emergency department in rural hospitals.

Sign up HERE for the course brochure when it is available.


Common Fractures and Dislocations Course

January 19, 2018

This course is designed to learn hands-on skills to deal with complicated fractures and dislocations seen in the rural emergency departments. The course will include short case-based presentations on specific fractures, a discussion of diagnosis and treatment, demonstration of the applicable cast and/or splint and hands-on practice. The morning will focus on fractures and dislocation of the upper limbs and the afternoon will focus on the lower limbs. Participants will practice on each other, including applying splints and casts.

Sign up HERE for the course brochure when it is available.


Annual Rural Anesthesia for GP Anesthesiologists

January 19, 2018

This intensive one-day course for GP anesthesiologists features a blend of expert-lead didactic teaching and practical skill-development workshops, and offers opportunities for networking and exchange of information and ideas between leaders in the field and rural GP anesthesiologists.

Sign up HERE for the course brochure when it is available.


Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks 

January 20, 2018

Post-Course open to Rural Anesthesia for GP Anesthesiologists course registrants only.  Practical hands-on course; demonstration and hands-on practice with ultrasound equipment.

Sign up HERE for the course brochure when it is available.


CONTACT

Contact: Linda Shorting, shorting@ucalgary.ca