CPD from other organizations
Frames of Mind: A Monthly Mental Health Film Series
3rd Wednesday of each month | 7 p.m. | Pacific Cinematheque, 1131 Howe St | In person
Target audience: Open to health professionals and those interested in the representation of mental health in cinema.
Overview: The Frames of Mind mental health film series and annual film festival is an initiative of the UBC Department of Psychiatry whose goal is to use thought-provoking cinema in order to promote community and professional education of issues pertaining to mental health and illness. The series consists of monthly evening screenings of a feature film or documentary directly related to a particular mental health theme, which is then followed by a relevant presentation and moderated discussion.
Up to 2.0 MOC Section 2 Personal Learning Project credits
More information & tickets: https://www.framesofmind.ca/
Physician Health Program — BIPOC Peer Support Group
Oct. 16, Nov. 13, Dec. 11 | 7:15 to 8:30 p.m PT | Online
Overview: Please join our new Peer Support Group designed for BC Physicians who identify as Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour. The group is a virtual, confidential forum where participants and facilitators support and empower each other by sharing lived experiences, processing burdens, and leveraging strengths collectively. Each session focuses on a unique dicsussion topic. Visit the webpage to learn more.
Pediatric Critical Care Learning Sessions
Oct. 20, Nov. 17, Dec. 15, 2023 | 1 p.m. | Online
Target audience: Providers across BC who provide acute care for pediatric patients including physicians, nurses (LPN, NP, CNC, etc.), respiratory therapists, student learners, allied health professionals.
Overview: Pediatric Critical Care Learning (PCCL) Sessions bring together providers from across British Columbia to learn together from pediatric critical care case presentations. The cases will be presented by the providers from their home communities, and meet the learning objectives identified by the presenting team. The goal is to support the provision of quality pediatric care utilizing best and wise practices. Providers from all sites are welcome to join and/or submit cases.
Up to 12.0 Mainpro+/MOC credits (1 credit per session)
Banff & Beyond 102: ADVANCING TOOLS & SKILLS FOR RESPONDING TO TRAUMA-ROOTED BEHAVIOURS AND BARRIERS TO HEALING
Nov. 17, Feb. 9 (Fridays) | 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 pm PST | Online
Audience: family physicians, psychiatrists, pediatricians, mental health specialists, psychologists, counsellors, or healthcare providers who wish to know about varied healing approaches to trauma. Previous attendance in HPCT 101, or concurrent attendance in Banff & Beyond 101, is highly recommended.
Overview: This course (102) builds upon the terminology and skills reviewed in Banff & Beyond 101 or HPCT 101 to review a smorgasbord of tools used by many international experts in trauma therapy through demos and practice activities. Participants are invited to explore how the techniques can be adapted for their own type of practice. We will also cover more subtle yet common manifestations of complex trauma that are often missed in clinical practice and yet are frequent barriers to change.
Up to 23.0 Mainpro+/MOC Section 1 credits
Cascadia Occupational, Environmental & Population Health 2024 Conference
Jan. 12 - 14, 2024 (Thu-Fri) | Semiahmoo Resort, Blaine, Washington | In person
Overview: This is a joint meeting of the University of Washington (School of Public Health - Dept of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences & Dept of Health Systems and Population Health); University of British Columbia (School of Population and Public Health); Simon Fraser University (Faculty of Health Sciences); and Oregon State University (College of Public Health and Human Sciences). This conference provides faculty, staff, and students a forum to share new ideas and current or evolving research through plenary sessions, short podium presentations, ignite presentations and posters, small group discussions, and socializing. This meeting is a great opportunity for cross border conversations and collaborations.
Musculoskeletal MR Ultrasound Imaging Course
Feb 24-27, 2024 (Sat-Tues) | Fairmont Chateau Whistler, Whistler, BC | In person
Overview: The program is a four day conference to serve to review and update current information on clinical MR and ultrasound imaging evaluation of musculoskeletal disorders with an emphasis on bone, muscle and soft-tissues. The role of imaging in the evaluation of specific patterns of sports-related musculoskeletal injury will be reviewed. Clinical-Radiologic Correlation of MSK abnormalities will be discussed.
Target audience: Radiologists, sonographers, technologists, fellows, residents and students
36th CHSPR Health Policy Conference: PharmaWhere? Exploring the Future of Drug Coverage in Canada
Mar 5, 2024 (Tue) | Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre, UBC or online
Overview: The 36th annual CHSPR health policy conference will explore the future of drug coverage in Canada at a time of potentially significant policy development. As millions of Canadians cannot afford their prescription drugs, the federal government is in the process of developing new legislation that will enable a more coordinated approach to pharmacare. The conference will survey the history and future of drug coverage, including vital topics such as equity in access to medicines, the history of reform efforts, and the emerging use of real-world evidence. The event will be offered in hybrid format.
Target audience: policy-makers, academics, providers, trainees, students, patients
Overview of Syphilis for Healthcare Providers in BC Course
Target audience: Clinicians who may be involved with the case management and follow-up of syphilis cases and their contacts
Overview: The Overview of Syphilis for Healthcare Providers in BC online course provides clinicians with the key foundational knowledge needed to support them with:
- clinical recognition;
- screening and appropriate testing;
- treatment and follow-up of syphilis cases in BC.
Up to 2.0 Mainpro+/MOC Section 3 credits
SafeCare eLearning modules
Target audience: Physicians
Overview: SafeCare is blended, facilitated psychoeducation for health professionals and human service workers in community and acute settings. This education includes trauma and violence informed practice, substance use, harm reduction, Indigenous Cultural Safety, and self-care components. This curriculum is a combination of self-paced online modules and a facilitated session.
Up to 8.0 Mainpro+ credits
Treatment Optimization of Psychosis Online Course
Target audience: This course is tailored to health care providers that want to increase their knowledge on the treatment and management of people living with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorders.
Overview: This course guides learners in the assessment and management of schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorders and treatment options, including clozapine. The information contained in this course is consistent with clinical practice guidance for regions, organizations, and clinical care teams within Vancouver Coastal Health, however learners must ensure that they follow the guidance for their specific region and/or organization. Primary care and specialist referral pathways and resources are specific to the Vancouver Coastal Health region. Please ensure that you are familiar with referral pathways and resources if you are outside of this region.
Up to 10.0 Mainpro+/MOC Section 3 credits
Target audience: Nurse practitioners and Family/General Practice physicians
Overview: Portrait Online is a practice resource tool for optimizing clinician prescribing patterns. We select 2 topics per year that are relevant to most BC clinicians, show an opportunity to improve prescribing across the province, and will lead to better patient outcomes and/or better use of resources. Portraits provide evidence-based practice suggestions along with a snapshot of your recent prescribing and a comparison with other BC physicians.
Portrait can help you tune up prescribing by:
- Providing positive feedback where your prescribing is optimal
- Helping identify areas where your prescribing could be improved
Up to 5.0 Mainpro+/MOC Self Learning Credits per Portrait viewed
Medical Abortion Training For Primary Care Providers (Hosted by the National Abortion Federation)
Target audience: Primary care physicians
Overview: This medication abortion training is an opportunity for primary care professionals to learn about mifepristone/misoprostol abortion care and integrating it into primary care settings. The workshop is open to people from clinical, administrative, nursing, or counselling backgrounds and consists of six asynchronous modules with one live session.
Online CATT (Concussion Awareness Training Tool)
Target audience: pediatricians, emergency medicine physicians, neurosurgeons, sports medicine physicians, and other healthcare practitioners who are involved in the initial assessment and care of concussion patients.
Up to 2.0 MOC Section 3 credits
Online BC-CfE HIV Prevention (HIV Chemoprophylaxis)
Target audience: emergency medicine, family physicians and specialists, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, medical students, social workers
Up to 7.0 Mainpro+ credits
Online BC-CfE HIV Diagnosis and Management
Target audience: family physicians and specialists, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers, dietitians, medical students
Up to 10 Mainpro+ credits
BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS
BC Mental Health Act Education Module – Pediatric Module
Ongoing | Online
Target audience: Physicians, directors and clinical staff who admit and provide care to children and youth admitted under the BC Mental Health Act
Up to 3.0 MOC Section 3 credits