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Events & Learning Opportunities

For Health Professionals

All events must be hosted/sponsored by Alberta Health Services or a trusted and reputable health partner.

Submission Guidelines

AHS staff should submit their event informaton to webcomm@ahs.ca and include:

An event for the public should be discussed with your communications advisor as to whether or not it is suitable to post to a zone page as a public service announcement to be tweeted.

Online / Telehealth

No listed events at this time.

North Zone

University of Alberta, Division of Neurology; Multiple Sclerosis & Neuroinflammatory Update for Family Physicians
To be held at the Jasper Park Lodge, in Jasper, on May 20th and 21st, 2017. This course is designed for family/general practice physicians, residents, and community nurses with a particular interest in neuroinflammatory diseases such as multiple sclerosis. We will update participants on recent advances in the management of symptoms and available therapies. For more information, visit: https://www.ualberta.ca/departments/medicine/neuroinflammation2017

 

Edmonton Zone

2017 Game Sense Symposium

On September 26, 2017, in Edmonton, the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission, in partnership with Alberta Health Services and Alberta Health will host Game Sense Symposium on responsible and problem gambling.  For more information or on how to register, view the event poster, or email, responsible.gambling@aglc.ca. Registration is free and open until August 28, 2017.

NIDCAP Scientific Forum
Presented by the Edmonton NIDCAP Team at the Stollery on October 23, 2017 from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Chateau Lacombe Hotel in Edmonton. Focus Themes: The Multidisciplinary Team in and after the NICU/ NIDCAP in the Surgical NICU. This one-day conference is open to all who work with infants and families during and after their stay in the NICU. For details refer to the event brochure, and to register download a copy of the registration/payment form.

13th Annual Spotlight on Research Breakfast (SORB)
Held on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at the SHAW Conference Centre, Edmonton, AB. This event is open to the general public, the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), first responders, healthcare providers, mental health professionals and anyone familiar with PTSD. The keynote address will be presented by Col. Rakesh Jetly, OMM, CD, MD, FRCP(C), Senior Psychiatrist for the Canadian Armed Forces & Mental Health Clinical Advisor to the Canadian Forces Surgeon General. Col. Jetly will be speaking to the understanding of the lessons learned regarding trauma and stress in the military and will examine current approaches with respect to PTSD and other Mental Health issues. Tickets go on sale on July 1, 2017. View the SORB website for more information.

Central Zone

No listed events at this time.

Calgary Zone

Canadian Stroke Congress
Join us in Calgary on September 9-11, 2017 for the 8th annual Canadian Stroke Congress. Co-hosted by the Canadian Stroke Consortium and the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Canadian Stroke Congress is a uniquely Canadian forum for experts to share the latest research findings, exchange ideas, and make the connections which will change the future of stroke. It brings together researchers, neurologists, nurses, rehabilitation specialists, policy makers, health system decision makers – and many others – in an unprecedented opportunity to improve the brain health of Canadians. For more information on sponsorship opportunities, abstract submissions or to register, visit www.strokecongress.ca.

KidSIM Centre
Pediatric Acute Care Education (PACE) for health care providers uses simulation education with a hands-on teaching approach. PACE courses include PALS, PALS Renewal, NRP and PEARS. For physicians, we also offer The Pediatric Airways Course. Custom group offerings are available.All learning takes place at the Alberta Children's Hospital. For more information visit www.pace4kids.org.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) & Professional Development (PD)
Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary

A variety of CME opportunities are available, view Courses & Programs

South Zone

University of Lethbridge - Open House September 30, 2017

For prospective graduate and undergraduate students, join our online session “Graduate Opportunities in the Faculty of Health Sciences” at 2pm on September 30th, 2017 to learn about our graduate program offerings in the Faculty of Health Sciences. To learn more or to register, visit our website.

School of Graduate Studies (SGS), University of Lethbridge
Offers Master of Nursing programs and Master of Science in Addictions Counselling, Health Sciences and Nursing, and PhD in Population Studies in Health. Visit our website to learn more.