March 10, 2016 • Written in Practicing Physicians 0 Comments

Tagged with Banff Conference • Written by Lucas Warren

 

Co-chair Dr. Gavin Parker talks about the 32nd Annual Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals conference held in Banff, Alberta.

"The whole tone of what we have addresses the needs of the underserviced [rural] community and the emergency needs," says Dr. Parker. "But the big thing is bringing the whole rural team here: the doc, the nurse, the RT ... it's really special." 

The vision of the conference is to provide clinical topics relevant to physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals practising in rural communities.

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

"I don't think you'll find [another] conference that address so many of the topical needs in the emergency room as it applies to rural hospitals," concludes Dr. Parker. 


Add a Comment

While The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan (RPAP) endeavours to maintain the currency and accuracy of information published via electronic media, the information is subject to change. It is advisable that users ascertain the currency of information immediately prior to use. RPAP disclaims all responsibility for loss or damage which may arise from the use of social media. Links to external websites and Facebook and Twitter user accounts, and all other social media accounts, are provided as a convenience to users and such sites and associated content. Data presented by RPAP is for informational purposes only and is provided without warranty, either expressed or implied. We assume no liability for any decision made or action taken or not taken by anyone using or relying upon this data. For further information about data usage and reproduction please contact RPAP Research and Analysis.

Made by Ignition Industries, CMS by HiQSoft