Article posted on August 16, 2019
2019 EMS Clinical Symposium
EXCELLENCE IN PATIENT CARE
2019 EMS Clinical Symposium is presented in each of the 5 zones with 2 dates each. This excellent learning opportunity will showcase presentations from our Medical Directors, AHS Learning & Development, Quality & Patient Safety, and Allied Healthcare practitioners.
The EMS Clinical Symposiums provide an opportunity for practitioners to learn from the presentations and to mingle with fellow practitioners in a social environment. Join us for the 2019 Symposium!
Who is Eligible?
Medical First Responders that are registered with the Alberta College of Paramedics (EMR, PCP or ACP) and their agency has completed enrollment with the Medical First Response Program.
Why should you attend?
Participants who attend the full day can claim 7 hours of professional development with the College of Paramedics. The symposiums will showcase presentations from Medical Directors, representatives from AHS Learning & Development, Quality & Patient Safety, and Allied Healthcare practitioners.
Topics - 2019
- Opioid Crisis/Safe Injection Sites
- Paralysis and Sedation
- Acute Delirium
- I'd like a Mulligan - let's try that call again
- Obstetrical Destination Guidelines
(Topics are subject to change due to presenters and location)
*Note: EMS Clinical Symposiums are focused primarily on the EMS ground ambulance practitioner. However; Medical First Responders that are registered with the Alberta College of Paramedics are welcome to participate in this continuing education opportunity in support of their practice permit renewal requirements.
Registration deadline is one week prior to each symposium date
Locations & Dates: (all presentations are similar for each date)
October 18 – Grande Prairie QEII Auditorium, Grande Prairie
October 21 – Peace River - Addictions and Mental Health Services, Powell Building 2nd Floor
September 12 – NAIT Productivity Innovation Center
September 24 – NAIT Productivity Innovation Center
September 30 – Red Deer Hospital – Auditorium
October 4 – Red Deer Hospital – Auditorium
September 26 – Peter Lougheed Hospital Auditorium
October 8 – Foothills Hospital Auditorium
October 2 – Lethbridge Chinook Hospital – County Hall
October 16 – Medicine Hat Hospital – Level 3 Lecture theatre
Times for all of the dates: 08:30-15:30h
Cost: $50 (lunch is provided)
Pre-payment is required for registration and payment is not accepted at the door. Personnel with access to www.ahsems.com are required to register there.
Questions? Email MFR@ahs.ca
Last Updated: Friday, August 16, 2019