Rural Series

Rural Courses & Series

Banff Rural Suite Courses

Annual Suite of Courses Hosted in Banff, Alberta


Paediatric Fractures & Dislocation Course

Save the date: January 2025

In-Person 

This course is designed to learn hands-on skills to deal with common 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. (Appropriate attire is recommended.)

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Trauma Nursing Core Course

Save the date: January 2025

In-Person

Trauma Nursing Core Course is widely recognized by hospitals and trauma centers worldwide, this course, taught by qualified nurses, delivers the knowledge, critical thinking skills and application-based training needed to keep trauma patients safe and improve outcomes.

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27th Annual Rural Anesthesia for GP Anesthesiologists

Save the date: January 24, 2025

In-Person

This intensive course for GP anesthesiologists features a blend of expert didactic teaching and interactive small group workshops and offers opportunities for networking and exchange of information and ideas between leaders in the field and rural GP anesthesiologists.

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41st Annual Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals

Save the date: January 24-26, 2025

In-Person

This course provides updates on clinical topics relevant for physicians, nurses and other health professionals who practice in rural communities. Through a combination of plenary lectures, small group interactive sessions and workshops, participants will review current best practices, guidelines, tools and techniques for investigating and managing emergent patients – from pre-hospital, to the rural emergency department.

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Rural Virtual Conference Series 2024-2025

Weekly Webinars


Tuesdays, September 2024-May 2025, 8:00am - 9:00am MT

This is a series of weekly ONLINE high quality one-hour continuing professional development sessions, presented by clinical experts. Each presentation focuses on evidence-based information that is directly applicable to rural and remote primary care and hospital environments.

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