Rural and Remote Division of Family Practice

Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

54th Annual Post Graduate Review in Family Medicine (Thu – Sat)

Feb 21-23 (Thu-Sat) | Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel | Vancouver BC
Target audience: family physicians, nurse practitioners, residents and students
Up to 16.75 Mainpro+ credits

Course content: https://ubccpd.ca/course/post-grad-2019#agenda
Register: https://events.eply.com/post-grad-2019

Highlights:

  • Invited speaker: Dr. Mike Allen – Top 5 Articles That Changed My Practice (Internal Medicine)
  • Lunch presentation: Dr. Teri Fisher – Artificial Intelligence, Voice Technology and Applications for Family Medicine
  • Each conference day covers different topics include pediatric and women’s health, internal medicine and geriatrics
  • Group plenaries in the morning include New Insulins and New Guidelines, Sleep Apnea, Skin Care Tips and many more
  • Pick two elective workshops in the afternoon include Heart Failure Management, Chronic Kidney Disease, Migraine Management and many more
  • Optional workshop – IUD Insertions - Review of Guidelines, Basic Insertion and Troubleshooting (limited seats!)

Pearls for Immunization Practice

Online Module
This one-hour, self-directed online course provides updates on immunization practice in BC for practicing clinicians, and also serves as an introductory immunization course for clinicians new to immunization practice in BC.
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UBC Rural Continuing Professional Development Program

Find courses relating specifically to the practice of rural medicine. Courses are available in various locations and may be accessed remotely. ​Learn more and register >

Rural Rounds Videoconference Series >
0800 - 0900, every first or second Thursday of the month.

The Shock Course >
Bring this one-day workshop for rural emergency healthcare teams to your community.

5As of Healthy Pregnancy Weight Gain

Online Module

A course designed to enhance health care practitioners' ability to discuss and manage gestational weight with their patients. The 5As provides an office-based framework, and reviews its application to the health care setting.
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Can My Patient Safely Drive on Long-term Opioid Medication?

Online Module
Designed for family physicians and specialists to facilitate the assessment of a patient's ability to drive safely on long-term opioid medication.
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Latching On: How Family Physicians Can Support Breastfeeding Patients

Online Module
Designed to benefit community based family physicians in BC, this online module from UBC CPD will review the respective risks and benefits of breastfeeding and formula use, how to recognize and respond to challenges a parent may encounter while breastfeeding, and resources and services for support.
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Educational Calendar: Rural Coordination Centre of BC

Find rural Continuing Professional Development courses through RCCbc's educational calendar >

Practice Support Program (PSP)

An initiative by the General Practice Services Committee, PSP provides practitioners with CME-accredited, physician-led learning modules that are interspersed with action periods, in which practitioners apply new skills to their practice. Visit the website to learn more and register. >