Conferences

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Alongside various sponsoring departments within Dalhousie Medical School, we provide two, large annual conferences. These intensive programs, varying in length from one to three days, are designed to provide you with the most up-to-date information possible.

No matter what your professional focus is, you’ll find something to enhance your skills and further your knowledge. From our cardiovascular conference to hands-on surgical workshops and everything in between, our attendance numbers prove that they’re a worthwhile investment of your time.

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Upcoming conferences/programs/events

October 2019- March 2020 (various dates)

TREKK NS: Provincial Pathways:  Pediatric Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Location:  Various - NS, NB and PEI
Audience: Family physicians, emergency medicine physicians, pediatricians, nurses and others EMR staff
Contact:  Carolyn Chiasson | 902-470-8823
For specific information on dates and locations, please use the contact information above.

Oct. 23 - Charlottetown, PEI
Jan. 9 - Baddeck, NS
Jan. 30 - Lower Sackville
Feb. 12 - Middleton
Feb. 13 - Yarmouth (in French)

November 5, 2019 Seniors Mental Health Web Education Series:  Fountain of Health
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  Health professionals working with elderly patients with mental health issues
Contact: Nicole DeYoung | 902-473-7799
November 6, 2019 Centre for Genomics Enhanced Medicine Seminar Series 
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Doctors interested in hereditary disease
Contact: Johane Robitaille | 902-470-8632
November 7, 2019 Family Medicine Faculty Development Roadshow: Medical Error -- Our culture, Our Reactions, Our Learners
Location:  Halifax, NS
Audience:  Family medicine preceptors
Contact: Alethea Lacas | 902-473-4747
November 8, 2019 Psychiatry Research Day 2019
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Psychiatrists, those with an interest in psychiatry research
Contact: Hillary Yuill | 902-473-7358
November 8 -10, 2019 Atlantic Society of Plastic Surgeons 2019 Annual Meeting
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  Plastic surgeons and residents
Contact: Martin LeBlanc | 902-473-6487
November 8 - 10, 2019 Vital Anesthesia Simulation Training (VAST) – Instructor Course
Location:  Halifax, NS
Audience: Anesthesiologists delivering medical education via simulation (Restricted to 10)
Contact:  Robin Lake | 902-473-2331
November 12, 2019 Family Medicine Faculty Development Roadshow: Medical Error -- Our culture, Our Reactions, Our Learners
Location:  Charlottetown, PEI
Audience:  Family medicine preceptors
Contact: Alethea Lacas | 902-473-4747
November 13 - 15, 2019 Simulation Leader Interprofessional Instructor Course (SLIIC)
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: those involved in delivering simulation-based medical education
Contact: Cyndi Lushman | 902-473-4344
November 15, 2019 Deep Brain Stimulation Rounds
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Neurologist. neurosurgeons
Contact: Lutz Weise | 902-473-6850
November 15, 2019 Medicine Matters Conference 2019
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  Internists, senior residents & nurse practitioners in internal medicine/subspecialties
Contact: Trudy Taylor | 902-473-3818
November 15, 2019 Clinical Smoking Cessation Education Forum
Location: Saint John, NB
Audience: healthcar providers involved with smoking cessation
Contact: Shelley Hewitson | 506-447-4293
November 18, 2019 Family Medicine Faculty Development Roadshow: Medical Error -- Our culture, Our Reactions, Our Learners
Location:  Sydney NS
Audience:  Family medicine preceptors
Contact: Alethea Lacas | 902-473-4747
November 18, 2019 5-minute CBT - Behaviour Activation to Improve Health Outcomes Using Fountain of Health Tools:  Behaviour Activation: Intro to Basic Principles and Evidence
Location: online from Halifax, NS
Audience:  Family physicians, psychiatrists
Contact:  Keri-Leigh Cassidy | 902-473-2927
November 20, 2019 Dept. of Pediatrics Research Education and Skills Program:  Health Research Essentials Modules -- Module E5 - Knowledge Translation and Implementation Science
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  Those interested in pediatric research
Contact: Terrilyn Chiasson | 902-494-6834
November 22, 2019 Moncton Sports Concussion Education Day
Location: Moncton, NB
Audience: family physicians, neurologists, emergency physicians, physiatrists, those dealing with brain injury
Contact:  Stephanie Melanson | 506-532-6696
November 22, 2019 Atlantic Melanoma Meeting 
Location: Prince George Hotel, Halifax, NS 
Audience: Medical and radiation oncologists; others with oncology interests
Contact: Gillian Reid | 902-494-2173
Agenda
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November 24, 2019 Family Medicine Faculty Development Roadshow: Medical Error -- Our culture, Our Reactions, Our Learners
Location: Yarmouth, NS
Audience:  Family medicine preceptors
Contact: Alethea Lacas | 902-473-4747
November 25, 2019 5-minute CBT - Behaviour Activation to Improve Health Outcomes Using Fountain of Health Tools:  Behaviour Activation in Domains of Physical Activity and Social Activity
Location: online from Halifax, NS
Audience:  Family physicians, psychiatrists
Contact:  Keri-Leigh Cassidy | 902-473-2927
November 26, 2019 Family Medicine Faculty Development Roadshow: Medical Error -- Our culture, Our Reactions, Our Learners
Location:  Kentville, NS
Audience:  Family medicine preceptors
Contact: Alethea Lacas | 902-473-4747
November 27, 2019 CEHHC Emergency Medicine Academic Day
Location: Truro, NS
Audience: Family physicians, emergency doctors/nurses working at CEHHC
Contact: Marina Wilcox | 902-893-5554 ext. 4813
November 27 - 29, 2019 Vital Anesthesia Simulation Training (VAST) – Instructor Course
Location:  Whitehorse, Yukon
Audience: Anesthesiologists delivering medical education via simulation (Restricted to 10)
Contact:  Robin Lake | 902-473-2331
November 28-30, 2019 93rd Annual Dalhousie Fall Refresher 
Loaction: Halifax, NS
Audience: Family physicians, nurse practitioners, and allied healthcare professionals 
Contact: Gillian Reid | 902-494-2173
Agenda
Prospectus
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November 29 - December 1, 2019 Vital Anesthesia Simulation Training (VAST)  course
Location:  Whitehorse, Yukon
Audience: Anesthesia providers and perioperative health care practitioners in low-rsource and/or remote settings
Contact:  Robin Lake | 902-473-2331
December 2, 2019 Family Medicine Faculty Development Roadshow: Medical Error -- Our culture, Our Reactions, Our Learners
Location:  Miramachi City, NB
Audience:  Family medicine preceptors
Contact: Alethea Lacas | 902-473-4747

 

December 2, 2019

5-minute CBT - Behaviour Activation to Improve Health Outcomes Using Fountain of Health Tools:  Cognitive Activity and Positive Outlook / Taking Care of Mental Health
Location: online from Halifax, NS
Audience:  Family physicians, psychiatrists
Contact:  Keri-Leigh Cassidy | 902-473-2927
December 3, 2019 Family Medicine Faculty Development Roadshow: Medical Error -- Our culture, Our Reactions, Our Learners
Location: Moncton, NB
Audience:  Family medicine preceptors
Contact: Alethea Lacas | 902-473-4747
December 3, 2019 Seniors Mental Health Web Education Series:  Elder Abuse
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  Health professionals working with elderly patients with mental health issues
Contact: Nicole DeYoung | 902-473-7799
December 4, 2019 Family Medicine Faculty Development Roadshow: Medical Error -- Our culture, Our Reactions, Our Learners
Location:  Fredericton, NB
Audience:  Family medicine preceptors
Contact: Alethea Lacas | 902-473-4747
December 5, 2019 Family Medicine Faculty Development Roadshow: Medical Error -- Our culture, Our Reactions, Our Learners
Location:  Woodstock, NB
Audience:  Family medicine preceptors
Contact: Alethea Lacas | 902-473-4747
December 6, 2019 Family Medicine Faculty Development Roadshow: Medical Error -- Our culture, Our Reactions, Our Learners
Location:  Saint John, NB
Audience:  Family medicine preceptors
Contact: Alethea Lacas | 902-473-4747
December 9, 2019 5-minute CBT - Behaviour Activation to Improve Health Outcomes Using Fountain of Health Tools:  Simple Solutions to Complex Problems - Behavioural Activation in Challenging Patient Populations
Location: online from Halifax, NS
Audience:  Family physicians, psychiatrists
Contact:  Keri-Leigh Cassidy | 902-473-2927
December 9, 2019 Family Medicine Faculty Development Roadshow: Medical Error -- Our culture, Our Reactions, Our Learners
Location:  Truro, NS
Audience:  Family medicine preceptors
Contact: Alethea Lacas | 902-473-4747
December 11, 2019 Centre for Genomics Enhanced Medicine Seminar Series 
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Doctors interested in hereditary disease
Contact: Johane Robitaille | 902-470-8632
January 8, 2020 Centre for Genomics Enhanced Medicine Seminar Series 
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Doctors interested in hereditary disease
Contact: Johane Robitaille | 902-470-8632
February 12, 2020 Centre for Genomics Enhanced Medicine Seminar Series 
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Doctors interested in hereditary disease
Contact: Johane Robitaille | 902-470-8632
March 11, 2020 Centre for Genomics Enhanced Medicine Seminar Series 
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Doctors interested in hereditary disease
Contact: Johane Robitaille | 902-470-8632
April 22, 2020 Centre for Genomics Enhanced Medicine Seminar Series 
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Doctors interested in hereditary disease
Contact: Johane Robitaille | 902-470-8632
April 23 - 25, 2020 46th Annual Dalhousie Spring Refresher (Emergency Medicine Topics) 
Location: Halifax Convention Centre 
Audience: emergency physicians, pharmacists, paramedics, emergency nurses, nurse practitioners
Contact: cpd@dal.ca
May 13, 2020 Centre for Genomics Enhanced Medicine Seminar Series 
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Doctors interested in hereditary disease
Contact: Johane Robitaille | 902-470-8632
June 5-6, 2020 21st Canadian Collaborative Mental Health Care Conference
Location: Halifax, NS
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Contact: Gillian Reid | 902-494-2173
June 10, 2020 Centre for Genomics Enhanced Medicine Seminar Series 
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Doctors interested in hereditary disease
Contact: Johane Robitaille | 902-470-8632

Annual conferences

Family Medicine Refresher

  • Audience: family physicians, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, hospitalists
  • Goal: to enhance knowledge, attitudes, and skills in family medicine, informed by the best available evidence

Therapeutics Refresher

  • Audience: primary care physicians, pharmacists, nurse practitioners
  • Goal: to enhance knowledge, attitudes, and skills in the area of therapeutics in family medicine, informed by the best available evidence

Emergency Medicine Refresher

  • Audience: emergency physicians, pharmacists, paramedics, emergency nurses, nurse practitioners
  • Goal: to enhance knowledge, attitudes, and skills for the management of emergencies, informed by the best evidence available  

Medicine Matters

  • Audience: physicians providing broad-based care in internal medicine, including those covering on-call, acute presentations, and hospital-based care
  • Goal: to enhance knowledge, attitudes, and skills in the area of general internal medicine, informed by the best available medicine

 

 


* Dalhousie Academic Detailing Service is currently detailing with the topic Antibiotics: Why and Why Not. Visits take about 30 minutes and are eligible for 2 Mainpro Cert+ credits with the College of Family Physicians of Canada. If you have not been contacted and would like a detailing visit, or would like further information about the Service, please email isobel.fleming@dal.ca