Save the Date: Refresher Course for GPAs – Oct 27 + 28 in Vancouver

This year, the annual CME/CPD event for general practice anesthetists (GPAs) will be held in Vancouver on Friday and Saturday, October 27-28, 2017.

The Refresher Course for GPAs brings together participants from BC’s regional and rural communities for accredited education, hands-on skills enhancement, and networking. The course will cover a wide variety of subjects, starting with a “Resuscitation” workshop and dinner on Friday evening. Saturday’s morning sessions will provide anesthesia updates in the areas of surgical airway, pediatrics, obstetrics, palliative care, and rural transport. Saturday afternoon will engage participants in hands-on workshops about surgical airway, focused ultrasound, regional anesthesia, and awake intubation. A networking wine and cheese reception will close the course on Saturday evening.

Stand alone, accredited courses will be offered to GPA participants ahead of the Refresher Course. PALS and HOUSE: Ultrasound for Shock will be offered on Thursday, October 26, while the St. Paul’s Hospital’s Regional Anesthesia Observership Day – will be offered during the day on Friday, October 27. Take advantage of this opportunity to learn and/or refresh your knowledge base!

Registration for this event is now open. Physician participants can save up to $140 on fees for this course when they register by September 11. For more information, visit the course web page, download the PDF, or call 604-875-5101 for more information.