November 2, 2016 • Written in Practicing Physicians 0 Comments

Tagged with CME University of Calgary • Written by Jonathan Koch

Save the date:January 20-22, 2017

CUMMING SCHOOL OF MEDICINE - Office of Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development presents:

33rd Annual Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals

Banff Park Lodge |222 Lynx Street |Banff, AB | 1-800-661-9266

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 hands-on skill development workshops; participants will review current best practices, guidelines, tools and techniques for investigating and managing emergent patients – from prehospital, to the rural emergency department.

The intent of the conference is for learners to:

  • develop and enhance assessment, investigation and treatment skills for urgent/emergent patients presenting to the rural ED
  • identify those patients who can be optimally managed in the rural ED and those who require transfer to a larger centre, ensuring safe patient transfers
  • exchange ideas and information, forging links with other rural health professionals during shared learning experiences

To download the course brochure or to register, click here.


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