Closer-to-home Courses

COVID-19 Update:
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many of our Closer-to-Home courses have been put on hold or modified. Please visit each program or course page for more information.

Questions? Email rural.cpd@ubc.ca

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

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

HOUSE OB travels to your community and improves your management of patients in their third trimester through hands-on ultrasound instruction with third-trimester patient models. The course covers fetal presentation, fetal cardiac activity, placental location, amniotic fluid index (AFI), and the presence of multiple fetuses.

Learn more and invite us to your community here. 

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

HOUSE EM travels to your community to deliver hands-on ultrasound education to enhance your practice. Build an agenda that meets your community’s needs with topics covering shock, trauma, abdominal pain, ambulatory care, and more!  

Learn more and invite us to your community here. 

The Enhanced Simulation of Critical Care and Perioperative Emergencies (ESCAPE) Course

A one-day course that facilitates learning intraoperative emergency and resuscitation concepts for family practice anesthesiologists (FPAs), nurses, and teams. 

Learn more and invite us to your community here.

The Rural BC Airway Mannequin Loan Program

Practice your airway management skills without leaving your community with this flexible, self-directed program.

Learn more and invite us to your community here.

Optimizing Communication for Excellence

A full-day, interactive course provides the necessary tools to succeed in the landscape of today’s healthcare system by sharing 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. 

Learn more and invite us to your community here.

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