Rural Courses & Series

We gratefully acknowledge the support for this program from Alberta's Rural Health Professions Action Plan (RhPAP) and Alberta Health Services(AHS).

Banff Rural Suite Courses

For more details contact: 

Rosario Villalobos Gonzalez, Education Coordinator
maria.villalobosgonz@ucalgary.ca

Hilary Delver, Education Consultant
hadelver@ucalgary.ca


Paediatric Fractures Course

Thursday, January 16, 2020

This course is designed for rural practitioners to learn the knowledge and skills necessary in the initial management of paediatric fractures. This course will include short didactic presentations addressing the correct diagnosis of paediatric fractures and the physiologic differences between paediatric and adult fractures that affect management. Live demonstration with hands-on practice will focus on appropriate casting and splinting methods. Participants will practice on each other, including applying casts and splints. (Appropriate attire is recommended.)

**LIMITED TO 24 PARTICIPANTS**

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Common Fractures and Dislocations Course

Friday, January 17, 2020

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.

**LIMITED TO 26 PARTICIPANTS**

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36th Annual Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals

January 17-19, 2020

This course provides the latest learning on clinical topics relevant to physicians, nurses and pre-hospital professionals in rural practice. Through a combination of plenary lectures, small group interactive sessions and hands-on workshops, led by experts with a rural perspective, participants will review current issues, guidelines and trends in the diagnosis, treatment and management of patients who present to rural emergency departments.

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22nd Annual Rural Anesthesia for GP Anesthesiologists

Friday, January 17, 2020

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.

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Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks

Saturday, January 18, 2020

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

**LIMITED TO 20 PARTICIPANTS**

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Ultrasound Guidance for Peripheral Vascular Access and Fascia Iliaca Block

Friday, January 17, 2020

This course offers expert-lead teaching and plenty of hands-on scanning time, equipping non-anesthesiologists with the skills to administer a Fascia Iliaca Compartment Block for controlling pain from the lower limb, femur, and hip joint, and to use ultrasound imaging to guide access for tricky IV starts.

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Diagnosing ECGs Emergently

Friday, January 17, 2019

This workshop includes a systematic approach to systematic interpretation, axis determination, ischemia, injury and infarction, differential diagnosis and case studies.

 

**LIMITED TO 24 PARTICIPANTS**

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Series

Rural Videoconference Series

September 10, 2019 – May 26, 2020 
Tuesdays from 08:00 A.M. - 9:00 A.M. MST

This program offers a series of weekly, one-hour educational sessions presented by clinical experts via videoconference. Each presentation is focused on providing up-to-date, evidence-based, patient-focused clinical pearls that change day-to-day practice and to help participants adapt this knowledge to their local rural and remote contexts in primary care and hospital environments. Rural health professionals receive this high quality continuing medical education in a collegial setting at their local Telehealth sites.

All sites are pre-selected in the summer before the next videoconference series. If you are interested in learning more about how to add your clinical site to this program please contact ruralcme@ucalgary.ca

2014-2015 Academic Agenda
2015-2016 Academic Agenda
2016-2017 Academic Agenda
2017-2018 Academic Agenda
2018-2019 Academic Agenda

For details contact:

Sheila Sun, Education Coordinator
(403) 220-8786, 
sheila.sun@ucalgary.ca