Rural Courses & Series

Banff Rural Suite Courses

For more details contact: 

Program Delivery
Rosanna Saavedra, Program Assistant
rosanna.saavedra@ucalgary.ca

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


Common Fractures and Dislocations Course CANCELLED

January 27, 2022

In-Person CANCELLED

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.)

24th Annual Rural Anesthesia for GP Anesthesiologists

January 28, 2022

Virtual Only

In-Person CANCELLED

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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38th Annual Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals

January 28-30, 2022

Virtual Only

In-Person CANCELLED

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 Obstetrical Management Seminars

October 21, 2021
5:45 P.M. - 8:30 P.M. MDT / MST

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.


Rural Virtual Conference (RVC) Series

Tuesdays September 7, 2021 - May 17, 2022
8:00 A.M. - 9:00 A.M. MDT / MST

This course currently offers a series of weekly, one hour 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.

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