BC Rural Health Conference 2018

BC Rural Health Conference 2018

Hosted by RCCbc

Accreditation
Target Audience:

Rural Physicians, Family Physicians, Emergency Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Midwives, Paramedics, PTs/OTs, Residents & Students

Course Format: Small groups sessions and hands-on workshops that run over one full day and two half days.
Vancouver Island Conference Center
101 Gordon St
Nanaimo BC
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Overview

 

 

JOIN US ON VANCOUVER ISLAND THIS MAY!

The BC Rural Health Conference is hosted by the Rural Coordination Centre of BC (www.rccbc.ca) and supported by the Joint Standing Committee on Rural Issues (The JSC). The conference offers accredited learning on rurally-relevant clinical sessions and workshops. Designed by rural physicians, this event is facilitated and taught by BC physicians and provides practitioners with the opportunity to network, share knowledge, update and/or learn new skills. Join other rural physicians and allied healthcare professionals from across BC for this rurally-relevant, clinically-based, and fully accredited CME/CPD program. We invite you to bring your entire family to hike, bike, or paddle the beautiful and historic Hub City of Nanaimo!
 

CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Interactive group sessions and inter-professional learning opportunities
  • Hands-on skills workshops (tricky airway, rapid ultrasound, suturing, IUDs, casting, and more!) - limited seating so register soon!
  • Add-on Courses: HOUSE OB Course, HOUSE EM Course, and the all-new BCALM for Provider Wellness Workshop
  • Rural Locum Forum (May 11) – an accredited program dedicated to locums practicing in rural BC
  • Presentation of the BC Rural Health Awards. Nominations are now open! Submit your nominations here.
  • Complimentary childcare available during conference hours
  • Provider wellness opportunities, including complimentary onsite yoga & stretching sessions, running groups, massage chair services, mini-meditation sessions, and more!
  • Opportunities to socialize & network with colleagues from across the province and beyond
  • Follow RCCbc on Twitter!  #RHC18

 

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Cost

Early bird registration: Mon. Mar 12, 2018 | Add to calendar +

  Conference fees include all course materials and meals             

 

By
March 12

March 13-April 6

After
April 6

Physician

$625

$675

$725

Allied Health Professional

$250

$250

$250

Resident/Student*

$150

$150

$150

 

*Residents & students must provide proof of status upon check-in to qualify for the reduced rate.

*No refunds or transfers, unless you cancel in writing to cpd.info@ubc.ca by April 6, 2018.  A $100 cancellation fee will apply.

Cancellations and Refunds

Accommodation

Nanaimo  British Columbia
Canada

Coast Bastion Hotel

11 Bastion Street
Nanaimo, BC  V9R 6E4

Rates start at $127.00 + tax
Book Online: coa.st/k9yi
Or Call 1.800.663.1144   Quote Group Code: CBI-GFC17194

**AVAILABILITY IS LOW OR SOLD OUT ON SOME NIGHTS!**
Rates available until April 9th, based on availability. Cancellation Policy: up to
4:00pm two days prior without penalty.

Best Western Dorchester

70 Church Street
Nanaimo, BC  V9R 5H4

Rates start at $149.00 + tax. 
Book Online: bit.ly/RHC-Dorchester
Or Call 1.800.661.2449  Quote: Rural Health Conference

**AVAILABILITY IS LOW OR SOLD OUT ON SOME NIGHTS!**
Rates available until April 8th, based on availability. Cancellation Policy: up to 4:00pm
two days prior without penalty.

 

ALTERNATIVE NANAIMO ACCOMMODATIONS

All accommodations listed below are available based on the best rate of the day. Book early for best rates!
Also check discount websites like booking.com which may offer better rates.

Ramada Nanaimo
2 minute drive to the conference venue
BOOK HERE

Days Inn Nanaimo
5 minute drive to the conference venue
BOOK HERE

The Grand Hotel 
10 minute drive to the conference venue
BOOK HERE

Inn on the Lake
10 minute drive to the conference venue
BOOK HERE

Best Western Northgate
15 minute drive to the conference venue
BOOK HERE

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Contact

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https://twitter.com/RCC_bc
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