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Conferences

Update your knowledge

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.

Upcoming conferences

Shared Care in Urology
   Audience: Family physicians
   Contact: Kim Lake (kim.lake@dal.ca) | 902-494-1588
   REGISTER NOW!
Atlantic Pain Conference
   Audience: Family physicians, specialists, nurses & those with an interest in pain
   Contact: Jessica Howe (jessica.howe@nshealth.ca) | 902-473-6428
Choosing Wisely with Academic Detailing (3 days, ending on Oct 22)
   Audience: Family physicians, specialists, residents & nurse practitioners
   Contact: Gillian Reid (gillian.reid@dal.ca) | 902-494-2173
Care by Design: Long-Term Care Conference
   Audience: Family physicians, nurses, pharmacists & allied health professionals
   Contact: Kim Lake (kim.lake@dal.ca) | 902-494-1588
91st Annual Dalhousie Fall Refresher (3 days, ending on Dec 2)
   Audience: Family physicians, specialists, residents & nurse practitioners
   Contact: Gillian Reid (gillian.reid@dal.ca) | 902-494-2173

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 COPD: What to do With all These New Inhalers. 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