Join GPs, ESS family physicians in Jan for CME/CPD

Surgical workshop, Monash University
Surgical workshop, Monash University

Enhanced Surgical Skills (ESS) family physicians and general practitioners are convening in Banff, Alberta once again this January to partake in several CME/CPD offerings specifically geared towards rural emergency medicine and rural surgery providers.

Enhanced Surgical Skills Program – Jan 17-18, 2018

This one day course is designed for GPS /ESS Surgeons in conjunction with Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals course and the Endoscopy Skills Day for Practicing Endoscopists course. The program will update rural ESS surgeons with current methods, facilitate informal communication and encourage FP-Specialist networks. Learn more and/or register now

ESS GPs are encouraged to bring their OR Nurses to this event! Learn more

Advanced Rural Plastics Procedures – Jan 17, 2018

Taught by family physicians, this course is for the Experienced Physician and the GP Surgeon who are already familiar with the basic techniques of wound repair and who wish to learn and practice advanced techniques of wound closure and skin procedures. Most of the course will be hands-on and will concentrate on:

  • Advanced Suturing and Technique
  • Skin Flaps and V-Y closure
  • Extensor Tendon Repair

Learn more and/or register now

CNIS Structured Operative Obstetrics Instructors Course – Jan 17, 2018

The purpose of the Structured Operative Obstetrics (SOO) course is to teach participants the management and technical surgical skills needed to perform a caesarean section and other operative obstetric skills. The objective of the instructors course is to offer c-section providers the pedagogic skills to participate in CNIS-lead SOO courses in Africa. Learn more and/or register now

The 8th Annual Endoscopy Skills Day for Practicing Endoscopists and Their Teams – Jan 19-21, 2018

This course aims to advance the cognitive and technical skills of physicians and nurses who routinely participate in endoscopy procedures. Faculty (gastroenterologists, general surgeons, family physicians and nurses) will use both lectures and small group sessions to facilitate interactive discussions on topics relevant to gastrointestinal medicine and endoscopy. Click here for details and a link to register

Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals – Jan 19-21, 2018 (hosted by University of Calgary)

The vision of this course is to provide clinical topics relevant to physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals who practice in rural communities. Through a combination of plenary lectures, small group interactive sessions and hands-on workshops, participants will review current issues, guidelines and trends in the management of patients presenting to the emergency department in rural hospitals. Click here for details/more information