December 12, 2014 • Written in Practicing Physicians 0 Comments

Tagged with Alberta Banff Rural Health • Written by Lucas Warren

As reported earlier this month, the 31st Annual Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals will be held from January 23-25, 2015 in Banff, Alberta.

What is it?

A combination of plenary lectures, small group interactive sessions and hands-on workshops, the course will review current issues, guidelines and trends in the management of patients presenting to the emergency department in rural hospitals.

The intent of the conference is to provide learners the opportunity to:

  • develop and enhance their assessment, investigation and treatment skills forurgent and emergency patients presenting to the emergency department inrural hospitals
  • identify patients who can be optimally managed in a rural setting and thosewho require transfer to a larger centre
  • exchange ideas and information with other rural health professionals duringshared learning experiences
Who should go? 

This course will provide clinical topics relevant to physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals practicing in rural communities.

Interested in attending?

A limited number of rooms have been held at the Banff Park Lodge until December 23, 2014 at the rate of $125.00 per night plus taxes.

Register by January 5, 2015, and ensure your choice of workshop sessions.


Photo: "Two Jack Lake, Banff National Park, AB" by Gunnar & Bosco. Creative Commons Licence.

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