Rural Courses & Series

Banff Rural Suite Courses

Annual In-Person and Hybrid Suite of Courses


Common Fractures and Dislocations Course

January 19, 2023

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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25th Annual Rural Anesthesia for GP Anesthesiologists

January 20, 2023

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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39th Annual Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals

January 20-22, 2023

Hybrid Delivery

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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For more details contact: 

Program Delivery
Marcela Reyes, Program Assistant
marcela.reyes@ucalgary.ca

Program Development
Sheila Sun Mielke, Education Consultant
sheila.sun@ucalgary.ca


Rural Obstetrical Management Seminars 2022

Annual Evening Webinar


October 20, 2022 5:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. MT

Associated with Current Obstetrical Management Seminars (COMS), this program is intended to provide an opportunity to review and update your knowledge and management obstetrical cases specific to rural practice. Issues with respect to newborn care, lactation, preconception care and planning, women’s mental health and postpartum management will also be covered.

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Rural Virtual Conference Series 2022-2023

Weekly Webinars


Tuesdays, September 2022-May 2023, 8:00 A.M. - 9:00 A.M. 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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