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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.

Upcoming conferences

November 22 Refugee Health Network physician training sessions
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  Family physicians/specialists working in refugee health
Contact: Timothy Holland | 902-497-0987
November 22 Transfusion Rates within the Nova Scotia Health Authority
Location:  Annapolis, NS (Annapolis Regional Hospital)
Audience:  Orthopaedic surgeons and anesthesiologists
Contact: Sara Whynot | 902-275-8918
November 24 Care by Design: Long-Term Care Conference
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Family physicians, nurses, pharmacists & allied health professionals
Contact: Gillian Reid | 902-494-2173
Prospectus | LTC Program | REGISTER NOW!
November 24 2nd Annual Atlantic Melanoma Meeting
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Specialists in melanoma treatment & allied healthcare professionals
Contact: Gillian Reid | 902-494-2173
REGISTER NOW    AGENDA
November 24 Medicine Matters 2017 Conference
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: general and subspecialty internists, residents in the Dept. of Medicine, Dalhousie University.
Contact: Trudy Taylor | 902-473-3818
November 24-25 ACP Atlantic Provinces Chapter Annual Scientific Meeting 2017
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Atlantic Canada internists, internal medicine subspecialists, internal medicine residents
Contact: Ian Epstein | 902-473-1493
November 25 The Difficult Cholecystectomy in the Era of Laproscopic Surgery
Location:  Halifax, NS
Audience: General surgeons of Nova Scotia
Contact: Emily Rendell | 902-999-8129
November 27-28 Clin-Epi 2017: An Introduction to Patient-Oriented Health Service Research
Location: Halifax, NS AND  Moncton, NB
Audience: health research community
Contact: Laura Dowling | 902-472-6059
Website
November 29 Transfusion Rates within the Nova Scotia Health Authority
Location:  Halifax, NS (QEII Health Sciences Centre)
Audience:  Orthopaedic surgeons and anesthesiologists
Contact: Sara Whynot | 902-275-8918
November 29 The Medical Response to the Halifax Explosion - Dr. Jock Murray
Public Lecture  7:00 - 8:30pm
Location: Paul O'Regan Hall, Halifax Public Library, Spring Garden Road
Contact: Linda MacNutt | 902-494.6307
November 29 Physical Activity Counselling in Health Care Workshop (Half day 1:00 - 5:00pm)
Location: WTCC, Halifax, NS
Audience: Physicians and health care professionals as well as students enrolled in health and exercise programs.
Contact: Elaine Strohm (902) 473-7564 Email: elaine.strohm@nshealth.ca
REGISTER NOW!!
November 30 - December 2 91st Annual Dalhousie Fall Refresher
Location: WTCC, Halifax, NS
Audience: Family physicians, specialists, residents & nurse practitioners
Contact: Gillian Reid | 902-494-2173
REGISTER NOW!!Prospectus | Agenda
December 2 7th Annual Thomas Fear and Alice Morgans Fear Memorial Conference
Location: Halifax: Theatre A, Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building and Video-Conferenced to Saint John, Theatre 105, Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick
Contact: Linda MacNutt | 902-494.6307
REGISTER NOW!!  

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