Courses

Course Image 5As of Healthy Pregnancy Weight Gain

5As of Healthy Pregnancy Weight Gain

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1.0 Mainpro+ / MOC Section 3 credits

Target Audience: Family physicians, midwives, nurse practitioners and obstetricians offering antenatal care in Canada

Course Image BC Cancer Primary Care Learning Sessions - Colorectal Cancer

BC Cancer Primary Care Learning Sessions - Colorectal Cancer

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1.0 Mainpro+ credits

Duration: Up to 1-hour

Target Audience: Primary care providers

Course Image BC Cancer Primary Care Learning Sessions - Prostate Cancer

BC Cancer Primary Care Learning Sessions - Prostate Cancer

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Credits: Up to 1.0 Mainpro+ credits

Duration: Up to 1-hour

Target Audience: Primary care providers

Course Image BC Cancer Primary Care Learning Sessions - Breast Cancer

BC Cancer Primary Care Learning Sessions - Breast Cancer

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Credits: Up to 1.0 Mainpro+ credits

Duration: Up to 1-hour

Target Audience: Primary care providers

Course Image BC Pediatric Early Warning System (PEWS) for Inpatient and Emergency/Urgent Care Settings

BC Pediatric Early Warning System (PEWS) for Inpatient and Emergency/Urgent Care Settings

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0.5 MOC Section 3 credits

Target Audience: Family physicians, specialists and other allied health providers

Course Image Billing in BC: Advanced for Family Medicine

Billing in BC: Advanced for Family Medicine

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1.0 Mainpro+  

Target Audience: Family physicians in BC

Course Image Cannabis Education for Health Care Providers

Cannabis Education for Health Care Providers

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Credits: Up to 1.5 Mainpro+/MOC Section 3 credits

Duration: Up to 1.5 hours

Target audience: All healthcare professionals

Course Image Billing in BC: Basics for Family Medicine

Billing in BC: Basics for Family Medicine

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1.0 Mainpro+ 

Target Audience: Family physicians in BC

Course Image Billing in BC: Basics for Specialty Medicine

Billing in BC: Basics for Specialty Medicine

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1.0 MOC Section 3 credits

Target Audience: Specialists in BC

Course Image Breast Cancer Screening Update: What's New in BC?

Breast Cancer Screening Update: What's New in BC?

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0.75 Mainpro+ credits

Target Audience: Family physicians working in British Columbia who have patients in the Screening Mammography Program (SMP) or may refer patients in the future.

✪ Endorsed by The BC Cancer Agency's Screening Mammography Program ✪

Course Image But I Don't Do Maternity Care! Specialist Physician Management of the Breastfeeding Patient

But I Don't Do Maternity Care! Specialist Physician Management of the Breastfeeding Patient

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0.25 MOC Section 3 credits

Target Audience: Medical and surgical specialist physicians working in British Columbia. In particular, specialists that do not provide direct breastfeeding support but see women who may be breastfeeding.

Course Image Continuous Learning and Practice Improvement for Family Physicians

Continuous Learning and Practice Improvement for Family Physicians

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0.75 Mainpro+ credits

Target Audience: Family physicians new to BC

Course Image Continuous Learning and Practice Improvement for Specialists

Continuous Learning and Practice Improvement for Specialists

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0.75 MOC Section 3 credits

Target Audience: Specialists new to BC

CPD eCoach

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Up to 24.0 Mainpro+ credits (3 cr/hr)

Target Audience: Family physicians

Course Image Emergency Contraception Update

Emergency Contraception Update

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1.25 Mainpro+ / MOC Section 3 credits

Target Audience: Family physicians, pharmacists, nurses, midwives, specialists, and other health professionals who provide care to patients at risk of pregnancy.

Course Image Gender-Affirming Primary Care

Gender-Affirming Primary Care

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1.5 Mainpro+ credits

Target Audience: Family physicians, specialists and other allied health providers

HIV Testing in Primary Care

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1.5 Mainpro+ credits

Target Audience: Primary care providers in BC

ICBC Education: Caring for Back & Neck Pain Arising from Soft Tissue Injuries

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Credits: Up to 0.75 Mainpro+/MOC Section 3 credits

Target Audience: Family physicians, specialists and other allied health providers

This module is currently in development. Please email cpd.online@ubc.ca if you wish to be notified of the course launch.

Course Image Introduction to WorkSafeBC & ICBC

Introduction to WorkSafeBC & ICBC

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1.5 Mainpro+ / MOC Section 3 credits

Target Audience: International medical graduates, family physicians and specialists new to BC

Course Image Latching on: How Family Physicians Can Support Breastfeeding Patients

Latching on: How Family Physicians Can Support Breastfeeding Patients

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1.5 Mainpro+ credits

Target Audience: Community-based family physicians working in British Columbia

Course Image Late Effects of Childhood Cancers

Late Effects of Childhood Cancers

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0.75 Mainpro+ / MOC Section 1 credits

Target Audience: Family physicians, specialists and other health care professionals in British Columbia involved in the health care of adult patients who are survivors of childhood cancer

Course Image Midwifery Emergency Skills Program (MESP) Online Learning

Midwifery Emergency Skills Program (MESP) Online Learning

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MESP Online Pre-learning

Target Audience: Registered midwives

Course Image Not Just The Blues: Perinatal Depression and Anxiety

Not Just The Blues: Perinatal Depression and Anxiety

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1.5 Mainpro+ 

Target Audience: Family physicians and other health care professionals in British Columbia who provide care during the perinatal period.

Course Image Optimizing Care for Gay, Bisexual, and other Men who have Sex with Men (gbMSM)

Optimizing Care for Gay, Bisexual, and other Men who have Sex with Men (gbMSM)

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Up to 1.5 Mainpro+ 

Target Audience: Family Physicians and other allied health professionals who provide care to gbMSM patients

Course Image Pearls for Immunization Practice

Pearls for Immunization Practice

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1.5 Mainpro+ / MOC Section 3 credits

Target Audience: Family physicians and family practice residents as well as any other interested immunization providers, e.g.: Public Health Nurses, Pharmacists, Registered Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Obstetricians, Pediatricians, Naturopathic doctors, and interested students.

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Pediatric Asthma Management

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1.0 Mainpro+ / MOC Section 3

Target Audience: Primary care providers and pediatricians

Course Image Pediatric Atopic Dermatitis Online Education

Pediatric Atopic Dermatitis Online Education

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1.0 Mainpro+ / MOC Section 3

Target Audience: All community-based health care providers

PRA-BC Mental Health

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1.0 Mainpro+ / MOC Section 3 credits

Target Audience: Family physicians, specialists and other allied health providers

This module is currently in development. Please email cpd.online@ubc.ca if you wish to be notified of the course launch.

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Practice Management

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0.5 Mainpro+ / MOC Section 3 credits

Target Audience: Family physicians and specialists new to BC

Course Image Perinatal Substance Use

Perinatal Substance Use

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6.0 Mainpro+ / MOC Section 3 credits

Target Audience: Family physicians, pediatricians, neonatologists, midwives, and nurses

Course Image Relationship with Industry

Relationship with Industry

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2.0 Mainpro+ / 1.0 MOC Section 3 credits

Target Audience: Family physicians and specialists

Course Image Safe Prescribing

Safe Prescribing

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1.0 Mainpro+ / MOC Section 3 credits

Target Audience: Family physicians, specialists, and other health professionals who prescribe pharmacological treatment.

Course Image Security in Low Doses: Safeguarding Patient Information in Private Practice

Security in Low Doses: Safeguarding Patient Information in Private Practice

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Doctors Technology Office Online Course

Credits: Up to 1.0 Mainpro+ credits 

Target audience: Family physicians and nurse practitioners, medical office managers and assistants, third parties working in private practice medical clinics.

Course Image Strengthening Kangaroo Care for Preterm Infants in British Columbia

Strengthening Kangaroo Care for Preterm Infants in British Columbia

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1.0 MOC Section 3

Target Audience: Registered nurses, nurse practitioners, pediatricians, neonatologists, respiratory therapists, midwives, general practitioners, lactation consultants, and laboratory technicians involved in neonatal care.

Course Image Transitioning to Adult Care for Youth with Chronic Health Conditions and Disabilities

Transitioning to Adult Care for Youth with Chronic Health Conditions and Disabilities

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1.0 Mainpro+ / MOC Section 3 credits

Target Audience: Family physicians, specialists, and other allied health providers

Course Image Addiction Care and Treatment Online Course

Addiction Care and Treatment Online Course

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15.0 Mainpro+ / MOC Section 3 credits

Target Audience: Family physicians, specialists, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and other healthcare practitioners involved in addiction care and treatment.

COURSE REQUIRES REGISTRATION. Please go to https://ubccpd.ca/course/addiction-care-and-treatment first, to register for the course and receive an enrolment key.

Assessing Infant Hearing Using Human Evoked Responses Audiometry

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1.0 Mainpro+ / MOC Section 3 credits

Target Audience: Family physicians, specialists and other allied health providers

Course Image BC-PIP IMG Orientation

BC-PIP IMG Orientation

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BC-PIP IMG Orientation Resources

This page contains presentation content and resources from the British Columbia Physician Integration Program (BC-PIP) IMG Orientation.

Course Image Coaching and Mentoring Program (CAMP)

Coaching and Mentoring Program (CAMP)

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Target Audience: Family physicians, specialists, nurses, nurse practitioners, midwives enrolled in any UBC Rural CPD Coaching and Mentoring Program

 

Course Image COPD Initial & Ongoing Assessment

COPD Initial & Ongoing Assessment

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0.5 Mainpro+ credits

Target Audience: Family Physicians, Medical Office Assistants, Pharmacists, Respiratory Therapists

Course Image Midwifery Hormonal Contraception Course

Midwifery Hormonal Contraception Course

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Target Audience: Midwives

Course Image Equity Diversity Inclusion for Years - Search & Selection Online Training

Equity Diversity Inclusion for Years - Search & Selection Online Training

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Target Audience: Faculty and senior leadership on search committees at UBC.

Course Image Fundamentals of Fetal Health Surveillance Online Manual

Fundamentals of Fetal Health Surveillance Online Manual

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Target Audience: Family physicians, midwives, nurses, obstetricians and students/residents in these disciplines.

COURSE REQUIRES REGISTRATION. Please go to ubccpd.ca/fhs-online-manual first to register for the course and receive an enrolment key.

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Fetal Health Surveillance Instructor Portal

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Target Audience: Fetal Health Surveillance Provider Course INSTRUCTORS only.

COURSE REQUIRES REGISTRATION. Please go to https://events.eply.com/fhs-instructor-portal first to register and receive an enrolment key.

Course Image Landscape of Health Care in BC and Canada

Landscape of Health Care in BC and Canada

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0.5 Mainpro+ / MOC Section 3 credits

Target Audience: All physicians new to practice in British Columbia. 

Course Image Induction and Augmentation of Labour for Midwives

Induction and Augmentation of Labour for Midwives

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Target Audience: Registered midwives who will be prescribing medical therapeutics to initiate cervical ripening and induction of labour as primary care providers

Course Image MCCQE Part 2 Preparation Course

MCCQE Part 2 Preparation Course

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MCCQE Part 2 Preparation Course

This page contains presentation content and resources from the MCCQE Part 2 Preparation Course.

Course Image Midwifery Communication and Documentation Course

Midwifery Communication and Documentation Course

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Midwifery Communication and Documentation Course

Target audience: midwives, physicians, nurses

Please go to ubccpd.ca/course/mcdc first to registerfor the course and receive anenrolment key

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Opioids and Benzodiazepines: Safe Prescribing for Midwives [UPDATED]

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COURSE UPDATED JANUARY 2020

Prescribing Narcotics Certificate

Target Audience: Registered midwives

Please follow this link to register: https://ubccpd.ca/course/safe-prescribing-midwives

Course Image PEMP: Pediatric Emergency Medicine Procedures

PEMP: Pediatric Emergency Medicine Procedures

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15 Mainpro+ / MOC Section 1 credits 

Target Audience: Family physicians and specialists.

Course Image Physician Self-Care & Resilience

Physician Self-Care & Resilience

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Target Audience: Family physician graduates of the Practice Ready Assessment - British Columbia (PRA-BC) Fall 2017 Program

Course Image Practice Ready Assessment - British Columbia (PRA-BC) Centralized Orientation

Practice Ready Assessment - British Columbia (PRA-BC) Centralized Orientation

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Target Audience: Family physicians enrolled in the Practice Ready Assessment - British Columbia (PRA-BC) Fall 2020 Program

Updated: August 18, 2020
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Practice Ready Assessment (PRA-BC) - Clinical Field Assessor Training

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Target Audience: Clinical Field Assessors (CFA) working with international medical graduates (IMGs) enrolled in the PRA-BC program.

Updated August 20, 2020

Course Image Provincial Opioid Addiction Treatment Support Program

Provincial Opioid Addiction Treatment Support Program

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8.0 Mainpro+ / MOC Section 3 credits

Target Audience: Family physicians, specialists, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and other healthcare practitioners in British Columbia involved in the care of patients who are experiencing opioid use disorder.

COURSE REQUIRES REGISTRATION. Please go to ubccpd.ca/opioid-addiction-program first, to register for the course and receive an enrolment key

Course Image SEMP: Simulation-Assisted Emergency Medicine Procedures

SEMP: Simulation-Assisted Emergency Medicine Procedures

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up to 4.0 Mainpro+ / MOC Section 3 credits 

Target Audience: Family physicians and specialists.

Course Image Surgical First Assistant in Obstetrics Online Learning

Surgical First Assistant in Obstetrics Online Learning

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Surgical First Assist in Obstetrics Online Learning

Target Audience: Family Physicians, Midwives, Physician Assistants, and Residents.

 

Course Image UGEMP: Ultrasound-Guided Emergency Medicine Procedures

UGEMP: Ultrasound-Guided Emergency Medicine Procedures

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up to 4.0 Mainpro+ / MOC Section 3 credits 

Target Audience: Family physicians and specialists.

Hands-On Ultrasound Education - Emergency Medicine

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Up to 63.0 Mainpro+ credits (3 cr/hr) including the online learning and in-person education

Target Audience: Rural physicians enrolled in the Hands-On Ultrasound Education course

Hands-On Ultrasound Education - Residents

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Target Audience: Rural residents enrolled in the Hands-On Ultrasound Education course

Hands-On Ultrasound Education - Obstetrics

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Up to 27.0 Mainpro+ (3 cr/hr) / 9.0 MOC Section 1 including the online learning and in-person education

Target Audience: Rural physicians and midwives who provide obstetrical care to patients

Hands-On Ultrasound Education - Internal Medicine

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Up to 7.5 MOC Section 1 credits including both the online learning and in-person education

Target Audience: Internists enrolled in the Hands-On Ultrasound Education course

Hands-On Ultrasound Education - IN POCUS Project

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Target Audience: Rural physicians enrolled in the Intelligent Network for Point of Care Ultrasound (IN PoCUS) project

Bringing Best Evidence to Clinicians 2020

This popular conference provides physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and other health professionals with up-to-date, evidence-based, practical information on prescription drug therapy. UBC.Therapeutics Initiative faculty and internationally renowned guest, Dr. John Mandrola, will review best evidence for therapeutic issues important to primary care and specialty medicine.

BC Substance Use Conference – Virtual Series

The BC Substance Use Conference scheduled for this June has been postponed as part of measures to limit the spread of COVID-19. We recognize that the importance of sharing guidance, experiences, and evidence to protect our communities is especially important at this time, especially as we learn more about the virus and its impact on our communities and people who use drugs or are in recovery. In place of the in-person conference, we are offering a virtual webinar series based on topics that all our valued conference registrants have selected.

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Practice Survival Skills 2020 Online Syllabus

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PRACTICE SURVIVAL SKILLS ONLINE SYLLABUS

All course materials and any available speaker presentations will be made available for registered conference participants until September 30, 2020. If applicable, this site will be updated with additional content as we receive it. Some presenters have elected not to share their presentation slides online or to have their session recorded. Presentations and recordings are for personal use only and should not be copied or distributed without author permission.

The 5th Annual UBC Heart Failure Symposium

Cardiology_white_bkgd.pngUBC Divisions of Cardiology & Cardiovascular Surgery are pleased to announce that the 5th Annual UBC Heart Failure Symposium will be offered as a Virtual Conference on June 20, 2020.  The overall theme of this year’s meeting will be State of the Art HF Care - Putting the Pieces Together and the format will consist of a series of presentations and interactive sessions.  We have invited speakers from across Canada and also pleased to say we have all the health authorities in B.C. represented on this year’s symposium planning committee. 

17th Annual Pediatric Emergency Medicine Update

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The Use of Guidelines in Pediatric ER

The Division of Emergency Medicine at BC Children’s Hospital and UBC Continuing Professional Development present the 17th Annual Pediatric Emergency Medicine Update for Pediatricians and Emergency Physicians.  This virtual conference highlights the latest trends in the practice of  pediatric emergency medicine in urban and rural settings.

 

What's New? Practical Dermatology Update! (June 3, 2020)

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This virtual CPD session is the result of collaboration between the UBC Department of Dermatology and Skin Science and the UBC Division of Continuing Professional Development. The speakers are drawn from the teaching faculty of the UBC Department of Dermatology and Community Dermatologists.

CME on the Run! Internal Medicine (Jun 5, 2020)

CMEon_theRun.pngPart the CME on the Run series: set of 6 conferences Oct 4, 2019, Nov 22, 2019, Jan 31, 2020, Apr 3, 2020, May 1, 2020 & Jun 5, 2020 on Friday afternoons 1300-1700.

CME on the Run! Prenatal, Pediatrics & Adolescents (May 1, 2020)

CMEon_theRun.png?time=1588031887710Part the CME on the Run series: set of 6 conferences Oct 4, 2019, Nov 22, 2019, Jan 31, 2020, Apr 3, 2020, May 1, 2020 & Jun 5, 2020 on Friday afternoons 1300-1700.

Medical Disorders and Pregnancy 2020

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Medical Disorders & Pregnancy is designed for practitioners that deal with the management of disorders in pregnant patients. This accredited event will provide a focused, expert review of common medical conditions in pregnancy and will provide practical strategies for their management.

UBC Care of the Elderly Intensive Review Course 2020 Online Syllabus

Geriatrics.png?time=1580170888894This three day intensive course offers a unique small group learning opportunity for practitioners who wish to gain practical skills to take back to their communities. The days will include presentations from UBC faculty experts, case based discussions, interactive polls, self-reflection quizzes, and hands-on workshops.  

CME on the Run! Infectious Disease & Travel (Apr 3, 2020)

CMEon_theRun.png?time=1578615966869Part the CME on the Run series: set of 6 conferences Oct 4, 2019, Nov 22, 2019, Jan 31, 2020, Apr 3, 2020, May 1, 2020 & Jun 5, 2020 on Friday afternoons 1300-1700, at VGH Vancouver and many BC videoconference sites.

Whistler Anesthesiology Summit 2020

WAS-Purple.pngThe mission of the Whistler Anesthesiology Summit is to deliver the highest standard in educational updates, covering all aspects of anesthesia care. Using various educational formats, we encourage participant interaction with the national and international leaders in anesthesia in order to promote excellence in anesthesia care, all in one of the most beautiful settings in the world. 

55th Annual Post Graduate Review in Family Medicine

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This comprehensive three-day review course (Thu-Sat) offers an update of knowledge central to the practice of family medicine in both rural and urban settings. Committed to addressing everyday practical issues, speakers present equally on current and special areas of concern to the primary health care professional.

To complement a morning of group lectures, afternoons include a series of elective interactive workshops which allow conference attendees to customize their learning experience.

5th Annual Pediatric Diabetes Day

Diabetes_white_bkgd.pngThis course is aimed at addressing new treatment approaches, new technology and  continuing to develop a BC Pediatric Diabetes Network with the objective of standardizing pediatric diabetes care across the province.

BC Psychiatric Association Education Day & AGM

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ONLINE SYLLABUS

All conference materials and any available speaker presentations will be made available for registered conference participants until March 2, 2020. This site will be updated with additional content as we receive it. Speaker presentations are for personal use only and should not be copied or distributed without author permission.

CME on the Run! Psychiatry (Jan 31, 2020)

CMEon_theRun.pngPart the CME on the Run series: set of 6 conferences Oct 4, 2019, Nov 22, 2019, Jan 31, 2020, Apr 3, 2020, May 1, 2020 & Jun 5, 2020 on Friday afternoons 1300-1700, at VGH Vancouver and many BC videoconference sites.

Refresher Course for General Practitioner Anesthetists 2019

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16th Annual Live Well with Diabetes Conference

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ONLINE SYLLABUS

All conference materials and any available speaker presentations will be made available for registered conference participants until February 29, 2020. This site will be updated with additional content as we receive it. Speaker presentations are for personal use only and should not be copied or distributed without author permission.

45th Annual D.A. Boyes Society Meeting and Obsterics & Gynaecology Clinical Review

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This interactive and innovative CPD program will provide timely and
clinically relevant updates on selected topics in all areas of obstetrics and gynaecology, including:

• Maternal Fetal Medicine
• Reproductive Endocrinology
• Gynaecologic Oncology
• Gynaecology
• Obstetrics

CME on the Run! Dermatology & Allergy (Nov 22, 2019)

CMEon_theRun.pngPart the CME on the Run series: set of 6 conferences Oct 4, 2019, Nov 22, 2019, Jan 31, 2020, Apr 3, 2020, May 1, 2020 & Jun 5, 2020 on Friday afternoons 1300-1700, at VGH Vancouver and many BC videoconference sites.

Consortium for Longitudinal Integrated Clerkships Conference

CLIC-2019-Logo-Vancouver-bags-01.pngThe CLIC 2019 Conference will be hosted in beautiful Vancouver, Canada.The Consortium for Longitudinal Integrated Clerkships (CLIC) is a group of faculties from medical schools around the world who have or are considering developing, implementing, and studying the longitudinal integrated clerkship model to address core clinical training for undergraduate medical education. 

Long Term Care Update 2019 Online Handouts


The Shuswap North Okanagan Division of Family Practice, Interior Health and UBC CPD are proud to announce the 3rd iteration of this conference for healthcare providers involved in long-term residential care. We will return to the family-friendly Predator Ridge Resort and we encourage attendees to take a mini holiday to enjoy the resort!

** Please note that we have made a few changes to the timing of the agenda and moved a presenter from Friday to Saturday **

Pediatric Oncology Hematology Education Day 2019

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The Provincial Pediatric Oncology Hematology Network, in conjunction with the Division of Pediatric Oncology Hematology BMT, BC Children’s Hospital, is committed to providing ongoing educational and discussion opportunities to support physicians and healthcare providers in the care of the child/adolescent with cancer and hematological disorders. This educational day has been developed to reflect the needs of these physicians and multidisciplinary healthcare professionals. There will be opportunity for dialogue, discussion, and Q&A throughout the program.

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St. Paul's Emergency Medicine Update 2019

Join us for the 17th Annual St. Paul’s Emergency Medicine Update - guaranteed to be more exciting than    Brexit (well, almost-Brexit)! Four incredible days of learning, networking and of course, recreation!

 

Therapeutics Initiative: Bringing Best Evidence to Clinicians 2019

ti.pngCelebrating the 25TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY of the Therapeutics Initiative, founded in 1994!

This popular conference provides physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and other health professionals with up-to-date, evidence-based, practical information on prescription drug therapy. UBC Therapeutics Initiative faculty and internationally renowned guests will review best evidence for therapeutic issues important to primary care and specialty medicine. Small group case-based workshops facilitate skill building for individual practitioners and for people working in interdisciplinary teams.

Therapeutics Initiative: Evidence Appraisal Workshop

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Allergy and Clinical Immunology Update 2019

FMED.pngThe Division of Immunology and Allergy at St. Paul's Hospital, the Division of Immunolog and Allergy at BC Children's Hospital and UBC CPD present this popular conference for family physicians. The robust agenda captures the most common allergy and immunology issues faced by family physicians in a clinical setting. Participants will hear from leaders in the field on such topics as food allergy, drug allergy, immunodeficiency, and asthma. 

13th Annual Pacific Psychopharmacology Conference

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A wide range of interesting talks by great speakers, covering all types of pharmacological interventions in complex areas that affect people with mental health problems. This conference provides an opportunity to hear from and interact with psychiatrists, pharmacists and physicians from clinical and academic settings who manage these issues on a daily basis.

Practice Survival Skills: What I Wish I Knew in My First Years of Practice

Practice Survival Skills 2019 Online Syllabus

All conference materials and any available speaker presentations will be made available for registered conference participants until September 30, 2019. 
This site will be updated with additional content as we receive it. 
Note that some presenters have elected not to share their presentation slides. 
Presentations are for personal use only and should not be copied or distributed without author permission.

4th Annual UBC Heart Failure Symposium

Cardiology_white_bkgd.pngThe 4th Annual UBC heart failure symposium will take place June 7th and 8th at the Sheraton Wall Center in Vancouver, British Columbia. Coming off the resounding success of our 3rd annual symposium in 2018, we are excited to bring new topics and more interactive sessions to this year’s symposium. The over-all theme of the symposium will be Contemporary Care of HF.

Once again, the symposium will begin with a Friday evening session co-sponsored by the Canadian Heart Failure Society and Cardiac Services BC. The theme for this session will be the Interplay between Heart Failure and Arrhythmias. The themes for the Saturday sessions will be ‘Streamlining HF Care in BC’ and Recent Advances in HF Care. As previously, there will be numerous workshops that attendees can attend based on their interest.

We continue to target a diverse audience including, general practitioners, internists, cardiologists, nurses, allied health providers as well astrainees.

BC Rural Health Conference 2019

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The BC Rural Health Conference is hosted by RCCbc and supported by the JSC. This event offers accredited learning (sessional and hands-on workshops) about topics involving rural medicine, emergency medicine, wilderness medicine, and physician resiliency. Designed by rural physicians, this event is facilitated and taught by BC physicians and provides practitioners with the opportunity to share knowledge, update and/or learn new skills, and to discuss cases within a larger group to facilitate learning and support.

The BC Substance Use Conference: Coming Together

The BC Substance Use Conference 2019 is the first annual conference hosted by the BC Centre on Substance Use, bringing together key stakeholders from around the province to discuss provincial efforts to treat and care for people with substance use disorders. This three day event will include research, education, and clinical care guidance presentations and workshops across several topics within substance use including opioid, alcohol, and cannabis use disorders.

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3rd Annual National Conference on Medical Assistance in Dying

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CAMAP is a national not-for-profit medical association whose mission is to support MAiD assessors and providers in their work, educate both the public and the health care community about MAiD, and provide leadership on determining medical standards and guidelines. We expect our conference will once again draw a large, multidisciplinary group of attendees including family physicians, medical specialists, nurses, pharmacists, social workers, legal counsel, administrators and policy makers.  

Annual Spring Dermatology Review 2019 Online Syllabus

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This one and a half day conference was planned with the Primary Care Physician in mind and will endeavour to provide education in dermatology focusing on practical diagnosis and management. The conference format has been very successful and will continue unchanged with a mixture of 30 minute plenary lectures and small group interactive sessions. The interactive case discussions on the last afternoon are very popular and provide participants the opportunity to share experiences and to question the experts. 

The conference is the result of collaboration between the UBC Department of Dermatology and Skin Science and the UBC Division of Continuing Professional Development. The speakers are drawn from the teaching faculty of the UBC Department of Dermatology and Community Dermatologists.

BC Obesity Summit Conference

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           BC OBESITY SUMMIT ONLINE SYLLABUS


All conference materials and any available presentations will be made available for registered conference participants until July 31, 2019. This site will be updated with additional content as we receive it. Presentations and materials are for personal use only and should not be copied or distributed without author permission.

16th Annual Pediatric Emergency Medicine Update

Pediatrics%20.pngThe Division of Emergency Medicine at BC Children’s Hospital and UBC Continuing Professional Development present the 16th Annual Pediatric Emergency Medicine Update for Pediatricians and Emergency Physicians. The 2-day conference highlights the latest trends in the practice of pediatric emergency medicine in urban and  rural settings.

PEARL 2019

Endocrinology.pngThe PEARL Conference (Pediatric Endocrinology Association for Research and Learning) is an annual meeting of Northwest Pediatric Endocrinologists and allied health. Because of our size, our meeting can be less formal and more interactive.

Our next meeting is Mar 15–16, 2019 at the SFU Segal Centre in Vancouver BC, and is sponsored by the Faculty of Medicine of the University of British Columbia. We will have one or two invited speakers to address various topics of interests to Pediatric Endocrinologists (staff and fellows), Pediatric Endocrine and Diabetes Nurses and Nurse Practitioners, and related allied health professionals. The rest of the program generally consists of interesting clinical cases or brief research updates from our attendees.

Heart & Lung Conference 2020

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HEART AND LUNG 2020 ONLINE SYLLABI


All conference materials and any available presentations will be made available for registered conference participants until June 30, 2020. This site will be updated with additional content as we receive it. Presentations and materials are for personal use only and should not be copied or distributed without author permission.

Whistler Anesthesiology Summit 2019

WAS-Purple.pngThe mission of the Whistler Anesthesiology Summit is to deliver the highest standard in educational updates, covering all aspects of anesthesia care. Using various educational formats, we encourage participant interaction with the national and international leaders in anesthesia in order to promote excellence in anesthesia care, all in one of the most beautiful settings in the world. 

UBC Care of the Elderly Intensive Review Course 2019 Online Syllabus

Geriatrics%20Icon.pngThis four day intensive course offers a unique small group learning opportunity for practitioners who wish to gain practical skills to take back to their communities. The days will include presentations from UBC faculty experts, case based discussions, interactive polls, self-reflection quizzes, and hands-on workshops.  

54th Annual Post Graduate Review in Family Medicine

LogoThis comprehensive three-day review course (Thu-Sat) offers an update of knowledge central to the practice of family medicine in both rural and urban settings. Committed to addressing everyday practical issues, speakers present equally on current and special areas of concern to the primary health care professional.

To complement a morning of group lectures, afternoons include a series of elective interactive workshops which allow conference attendees to customize their learning experience.

Diagnosing and Managing Autism Spectrum Disorder in Adults

Mental_health_white_bkgd.pngA 2-day intensive review of ASD in adults providing attendees with the knowledge they need to diagnose Autism Spectrum Disorders in adults who do not also have intellectual disabilities.

4th Annual BC Pediatric Diabetes Day

diabetes.pngThis course is aimed at addressing new treatment approaches, new technology and  continuing to develop a BC Pediatric Diabetes Network with the objective of standardizing pediatric diabetes care across the province.

Live Well with Diabetes

ONLINE SYLLABUS

All conference materials and any available speaker presentations will be made available for registered conference participants until February 28, 2019. If applicable, this site will be updated with additional content as we receive it. Some presenters have elected not to share their presentation slides online. Presentations are for personal use only and should not be copied or distributed without author permission.

Refresher Course for General Practitioner Anesthetists 2018

Family_white_bkgd.pngAnesthesiology_white_bkgd-RGB.pngThis course is specifically designed as a refresher course for General Practitioner Anesthetists. The morning didactic lectures will cover a wide range of topics which were chosen to respond to the needs of FPs practicing anesthesia in smaller communities. The afternoon workshops will give participants an opportunity to practice hands-on skills.

16th Annual Canadian Society of Hospital Medicine Conference

cshm-logo.pngThis interactive conference will provide clinically relevant updates to hospital medicine physicians, general internists, emergency/outpatient, rural, palliative care, family physicians providing in-patient care, nurse practitioners, residents, and students.

Therapeutics Initiative: Bringing Best Evidence to Clinicians 2018

TI.pngThis popular conference provides physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and other health professionals with up-to-date, evidence-based, practical information on prescription drug therapy. UBC Therapeutics Initiative faculty and internationally renowned guests will review best evidence for therapeutic issues important to primary care and specialty medicine. Small group case-based workshops facilitate skill building for individual practitioners and for people working in interdisciplinary teams.

CME on the Run! Internal Medicine (May 10, 2019)

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Part the CME on the Run series: set of 6 conferences Oct 5, 2018, Nov 30, 2018, Jan 25, 2019, Mar 1, 2019, Apr 12, 2019 & May 10, 2019 on Friday afternoons 1300-1700, at VGH Vancouver and many BC videoconference sites.

CME on the Run! Gynecology & Urology (Apr 12, 2019)

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Part the CME on the Run series: set of 6 conferences Oct 5, 2018, Nov 30, 2018, Jan 25, 2019, Mar 1, 2019, Apr 12, 2019 & May 10, 2019 on Friday afternoons 1300-1700, at VGH Vancouver and many BC videoconference sites.

CME on the Run! Geriatrics (Mar 1, 2019)

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Part the CME on the Run series: set of 6 conferences Oct 5, 2018, Nov 30, 2018, Jan 25, 2019, Mar 1, 2019, Apr 12, 2019 & May 10, 2019 on Friday afternoons 1300-1700, at VGH Vancouver and many BC videoconference sites.

CME on the Run! Therapeutics (Jan 25, 2019)

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Part the CME on the Run series: set of 6 conferences Oct 5, 2018, Nov 30, 2018, Jan 25, 2019, Mar 1, 2019, Apr 12, 2019 & May 10, 2019 on Friday afternoons 1300-1700, at VGH Vancouver and many BC videoconference sites.

St. Paul's Emergency Medicine Update 2018

ONLINE SYLLABUS

All conference materials and any available speaker presentations will be made available for registered conference participants until December 31, 2018. If applicable, this site will be updated with additional content as we receive it. Some presenters have elected not to share their presentation slides online. Presentations are for personal use only and should not be copied or distributed without author permission.

12th Annual Pacific Psychopharmacology Conference

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A wide range of interesting talks by great speakers, covering all types of pharmacological interventions in complex areas that affect people with mental health problems. This conference provides an opportunity to hear from and interact with psychiatrists, pharmacists and physicians from clinical and academic settings who manage these issues on a daily basis.

Practice Survival Skills: What I Wish I Knew in My First Years of Practice

Practice Survival Skills 2018

ONLINE SYLLABUS 

All conference materials and any available speaker presentations will be made available for registered conference participants until September 30, 2018. This site will be updated with additional content as we receive it. Speaker presentations are for personal use only and should not be copied or distributed without author permission.

Please note that any presentation slides not adhering to UBC Copyright guidelines have been removed; they will be visible during the live presentations.

Hot Topics in Mental Health 2018

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The UBC Department of Psychiatry and UBC CPD will provide a one day update for psychiatrists, psychologists, primary care physicians and other mental health care professionals on important  psychiatric topics.  All presentations will be very practical and relevant to daily medical practice. A conference not to missed by those health care professionals working in mental health. 

BC Rural Health Conference 2018

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The BC Rural Health Conference is hosted by RCCbc and supported by the JSC. This event offers accredited learning (sessional and hands-on workshops) about topics involving rural medicine, emergency medicine, wilderness medicine, and physician resiliency. Designed by rural physicians, this event is facilitated and taught by BC physicians and provides practitioners with the opportunity to share knowledge, update and/or learn new skills, and to discuss cases within a larger group to facilitate learning and support.

Vulvovaginal Health Update 2018

VULVOVAGINAL HEALTH UPDATE 2018

ONLINE SYLLABUS

All conference materials and any available speaker presentations will be made available for registered conference participants until August 31, 2018. This site will be updated with additional content as we receive it. Speaker presentations are for personal use only and should not be copied or distributed without author permission.

 

Annual Spring Dermatology Review 2018

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This one and a half day conference was planned with the Primary Care Physician in mind and will endeavour to provide education in dermatology focusing on practical diagnosis and management. The conference format has been very successful and will continue unchanged with a mixture of 30 minute plenary lectures and small group interactive sessions. The interactive case discussions on the last afternoon are very popular and provide participants the opportunity to share experiences and to question the experts. 

15th Annual Pediatric Emergency Medicine Update

Pediatrics%20.pngThe Division of Emergency Medicine at BC Children’s Hospital and UBC Continuing Professional Development present the 15th Annual Pediatric Emergency Medicine Update for Pediatricians and Emergency Physicians. The 2-day conference highlights the latest trends in the practice of pediatric emergency medicine in urban and rural settings.

6th Annual BC Obesity Summit

6th Annual BC Obesity Summit

ONLINE SYLLABUS 

All conference materials and any available speaker presentations will be made available for registered conference participants until July 30, 2018. This site will be updated with additional content as we receive it. Speaker presentations are for personal use only and should not be copied or distributed without author permission.

Please note that any presentation slides not adhering to UBC Copyright guidelines have been removed; they will be visible during the live presentations.

11th Annual Pacific Psychopharmacology Conference

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2017 Theme: Translating Knowledge into Practice

The annual Pacific Psychopharmacology Conference features a wide range of interesting talks by great speakers, covering a variety of pharmacological interventions in complex areas that affect people with mental health problems.

BC Pediatric Diabetes Day 2018 Online Syllabus

Diabetes LogoBuilding on the success of last year’s course, the BC Pediatric Diabetes Day is composed of interesting plenary sessions and lots of smaller interactive workshop sessions! This course is aimed at addressing new treatment approaches, new technology and  continuing to develop a BC Pediatric Diabetes Network with the objective of standardizing pediatric diabetes care across the province.

BC Rural Health Conference 2017

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The BC Rural Health Conference (formally RECC) is hosted by RCCbc and supported by the JSC. This event offers accredited learning (sessional and hands-on workshops) about topics involving rural medicine, emergency medicine, wilderness medicine, and physician resiliency. Designed by rural physicians, this event is facilitated and taught by BC physicians and provides practitioners with the opportunity to share knowledge, update and/or learn new skills, and to discuss cases within a larger group to facilitate learning and support.

Heart & Lung Conferences 2018

20th UBC RESPIRATORY MEDICINE UPDATE
14TH HOT TOPICS IN CARDIOLOGY

ONLINE SYLLABI 

All conference materials and any available speaker presentations will be made available for registered conference participants until May 30, 2018. This site will be updated with additional content as we receive it. Speaker presentations are for personal use only and should not be copied or distributed without author permission.

Delegates have access to course materials for BOTH conferences through this site. 

Live Well with Diabetes 2017 Conference

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ONLINE SYLLABUS 

All conference materials and any available speaker presentations will be made available for registered conference participants until February 28, 2018. This site will be updated with additional content as we receive it. Speaker presentations are for personal use only and should not be copied or distributed without author permission. 

Medical Disorders and Pregnancy 2018

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Medical Disorders in Pregnancy is designed for practitioners that deal with the management of disorders in pregnant patients. This accredited event will provide a focused, expert review of common medical conditions in pregnancy and will provide practical strategies for their management.

Medical Disorders in Pregnancy

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Medical Disorders in Pregnancy is designed for practitioners that deal with the management of disorders in pregnant patients. This accredited event will provide a focused, expert review of common medical conditions in pregnancy and will provide practical strategies for their management.

Practical Ophthalmology for the ER Physician

Practical Ophthalmology for the ER Physician

ONLINE SYLLABUS 

All conference materials and any available speaker presentations will be made available for registered conference participants until June 30, 2018. This site will be updated with additional content as we receive it. Speaker presentations are for personal use only and should not be copied or distributed without author permission.

Please note that any presentation slides not adhering to UBC Copyright guidelines have been removed; they will be visible during the live presentations.

Practical Ophthalmology Update for Family Physicians

Ophthalmology.pngThis one day course offers family physicians an opportunity to review and update their ophthalmology knowledge and skills through active learning. Participants will gain confidence in ophthalmic conditions commonly encountered in their practice, through a series of lectures and hands-on workshops facilitated by local ophthalmologists.  

*Note: syllabus access opens on Friday, January 26th @ 9:00am.

Refresher Course for General Practitioner Anesthetists 2017

Family_white_bkgd.pngAnesthesiology_white_bkgd-RGB.pngThis course is specifically designed as a refresher course for General Practitioner Anesthetists. The morning didactic lectures will cover a wide range of topics which were chosen to respond to the needs of FPs practicing anesthesia in smaller communities. The afternoon workshops will give participants an opportunity to practice hands-on skills.

Residential Care Refresher 2017

Rural_white_bkgd.pngThe Shuswap North Okanagan Division of Family Practice, Interior Health, and UBC CPD are proud to announce a brand new conference for healthcare providers involved in long-term residential care.

A variety of topics to include: Chronic Disease Management, End Stage Parkinson's, Management of Delirium, Palliative Approach to Long-Term Care, and Dementia Management. Its objective is to enhance the knowledge of several important issues in residential care today and to provide support for practitioners in their medical communities. 

UBC Care of the Elderly Intensive Review Course 2018

Family_med.pngThis four day intensive course offers a unique small group learning opportunity for practitioners who wish to gain practical skills to take back to their communities. The days will include presentations from UBC faculty experts, case based discussions, interactive polls, self-reflection quizzes, and hands-on workshops.  

Whistler Anesthesiology Summit 2017

WAS-Purple.jpgThe mission of the Whistler Anesthesiology Summit is to deliver the highest standard in educational updates, covering all aspects of anesthesia care. Using various educational formats, we encourage participant interaction with the national and international leaders in anesthesia in order to promote excellence in anesthesia care, all in one of the most beautiful settings in the world. 

Whistler Anesthesiology Summit 2018

WAS-Purple.pngThe mission of the Whistler Anesthesiology Summit is to deliver the highest standard in educational updates, covering all aspects of anesthesia care. Using various educational formats, we encourage participant interaction with the national and international leaders in anesthesia in order to promote excellence in anesthesia care, all in one of the most beautiful settings in the world.