Closer-to-home Courses


Rural CPD (RCPD) offers five closer-to-home courses that are designed specifically with and for rural healthcare practitioners which means we come to you!

HOUSE OB icon   The Hands-On Ultrasound Education Obstetrics (HOUSE OB) Course 

A full day traveling course designed specifically for rural family physicians who provide obstetrical care to patients. This course focuses on Point-of-Care Ultrasound in the third trimester, and covers fetal presentation, fetal cardiac activity, placental location, amniotic fluid index (AFI), and whether multiple fetuses are present. 
Learn more and invite us to your community here. 

   The Hands-On Ultrasound Education Acute Care (HOUSE EM) Course 

HOUSE EM delivers on-site learning directly to your community. Develop point of care ultrasound skills to empower your practice and stay on the cutting edge. Tailor your community's learning based on your needs. 
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   The Enhanced Simulation of Critical Care and Perioperative Emergencies (ESCAPE) Course

A one-day course that facilitates the learning of intraoperative emergency and resuscitation concepts for family practice anesthesiologists (FPAs), nurses, and teams.
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   The Rural BC Airway Mannequin Loan Program

A flexible, close-to-home, self-directed learning program that delivers airway mannequins and practice scenarios to rural BC physicians' doorsteps.
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communications icon   Optimizing Communication for Excellence

A full-day, interactive course provides the necessary tools to succeed in the landscape of today’s healthcare system by learning a simple 4-stage communication framework to effectively communicate with patients, colleagues, and staff. To support ongoing learning and application, this program incorporates post-program activities, including check-in and coaching sessions following the live workshop.
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