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Nanaimo Ultrasound Courses

The Nanaimo Regional General Hospital will be hosting several opportunities to obtain training and experience in point of care ultrasound this October:

October 12, 2016: The EDE Introductory Emergency Ultrasound Course.
October 13 and 14, 2016: Independent Practitioner Certification Scanning
October 15th: Internal Medicine / hospital medicine Introductory Ultrasound Course (through EDE 1 and EDE 2).
October 16th: Scanning sessions for internal medicine / hospital medicine

Click here for course details. Email Dr. Chuck Wurster to register for any of the above.

Training for Medical Assistance in Dying

In response to member requests for more information and resources on end-of-life care and medical assistance in dying, the CMA is pleased to announce the recent launch of two educational offerings: The online foundational module is available any time and free for CMA members. A face-to-face course is also being offered in Vancouver, September 15-17th (only four spots left!). These unique offerings are the first of their kind in Canada. For more information, please visit our website or contact education@cma.ca.

CalendarUpcoming Events

CMA Round Table
Join CMA President Dr. Granger Avery for a discussion about a new federal Health Accord on September 8th.

Our Annual General Meeting will be held on Sept 14th, 6pm, at our office in Vancouver. All members are welcome and those interested in being Observers are encouraged to attend. Please RSVP to attend.

Book and appleDid you Know?

Official Observers have the same duties and privileges as Board Directors – the only difference is voting rights and the level of commitment required. If you are interested in getting involved with the association consider becoming an Official Observer, or joining one of our committees.

Learn more by visiting our website.

laptop computer blog onlineFeatured Blog Articles

August 24, 2016
Quality Improvement Movement in Healthcare: ICRE headliner Dr. Kaveh Shojania hopes to inspire a shift towards evidence-based strategies to enhance patient care.

August 31, 2016
Dr. Philpott’s CMA Address: Canada’s Federal Minister of Health talks about the misconceptions and opportunities for Canada’s health system.

question mark post it thumbtack multicolour rainbowFeedback Question

What were the top 3 most important questions that you wanted
answered when you first started residency?

Email your response by September 12th and you could win! ($10 Starbucks, iTunes or Amazon gift card.) Winner will be selected at random from all entries.
The winner from the last edition was Dr. Peter van Stolk.

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author: Melissa Nilan