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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

NP Forum 2019
Available by video conference in Grande Prairie
Will be held April 12, 2019 at the Bernard Snell Hall, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton. Keynote speaker is Dr. Jeevan Nagendran (Surgeon, Division of Cardiac Surgery) “Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery”.  Check out our website for the link to our registration page. www.npforum.ca. A copy of the agenda is also available on the website. To request copies of the event poster – email Inger Eakin at inger.eakin@ahs.ca. Videoconferencing host sites: Grande Prairie and Red Deer.

Edmonton Zone

Geriatric Medicine 2019
The Geriatric Medicine 2019: Demystifying the Complexity of Seniors Conference will be held on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at the Lister Conference Centre, Edmonton, AB.  All physicians, residents, nursing and other allied health professionals interested in geriatrics are invited to attend. Early Bird deadline is April 28, 2019.  For more information, and to register online, visit the event website at Geriatric Medicine 2019: Demystifying the Complexity of Seniors.

 

 

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Central Zone

NP Forum 2019
Available by video conference in Red Deer.
Will be held April 12, 2019 at the Bernard Snell Hall, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton. Keynote speaker is Dr. Jeevan Nagendran (Surgeon, Division of Cardiac Surgery) “Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery”.  Check out our website for the link to our registration page. www.npforum.ca. A copy of the agenda is also available on the website. To request copies of the event poster – email Inger Eakin at inger.eakin@ahs.ca. Videoconferencing host sites: Grande Prairie and Red Deer.

Calgary Zone

30th Annual Canadian Bioethics Society Conference
On May 22 to 24, 2019, in Banff Alberta, the Clinical Ethics team is pleased to be hosting the 30th Annual Canadian Bioethics Society Conference. The theme, Embracing the Disruptive Edge of Health Care, explores disruption as an opportunity for positive change. Patients and others, who may be labelled as “difficult” or “non-compliant”, may reveal shortcomings or flaws in our existing health system. Reflecting on these challenges can turn disruptive action into valuable action. Early-Bird registration deadline is March 31. For more information, contact cbsconferencescb@gmail.com. This event is not available online or through telehealth.

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

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.