Category Archive

Practicing Physicians

  • Boot-camp style ultrasound course kicks training into high gear

    Boot-camp style ultrasound course kicks training into high gear

    A group of doctors from southern Alberta are ready to put their newfound ultrasound skills to good use. On October 12 and...

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  • Just call him “Dave”: Rhapsody Awards Profile

    Just call him “Dave”: Rhapsody Awards Profile

    Meet Dr. David Welch. Well, actually, he would prefer it if you just called him Dave.    On a beautiful day in mid-October, I caught up with Dave,...

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  • Medical staff recognize opportunities in Bassano

    Medical staff recognize opportunities in Bassano

    Prior to 2013, the Bassano Medical Clinic was in dire need of another physician. For some time, Dr. James Richards had been...

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  • 35th Annual Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals

    35th Annual Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals

    The University of Calgary Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development is offering the 35th Annual Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals. Held from January...

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  • 9th Annual Endoscopy Skills Day

    9th Annual Endoscopy Skills Day

    The 9th Annual Endoscopy Skills Day for Practicing Endoscopists and their team will be held from January 18 – 20 at the...

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  • Practical Management of Hospitalized Patients with Liver Disease

    Practical Management of Hospitalized Patients with Liver Disease

    Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis are frequent causes for hospital admissions that are associated with long stays and high costs. Furthermore, 44% of...

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  • Point-of-care ultrasound turns low-risk patients into no-risk patients

    Point-of-care ultrasound turns low-risk patients into no-risk patients

    Now approaching the 1000th time it has been taught, the continually-improving and intensive Emergency Department Echo (EDE) Course is still raising the...

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  • ‘It’s a game changer’ RhPAP Brings EDE Ultrasound Course to Brooks

    ‘It’s a game changer’ RhPAP Brings EDE Ultrasound Course to Brooks

    “Ultrasound is the stethoscope for the 21st century,” says Dr. Doewe Kits, an emergency room physician in Brooks. “What ultrasound allows us...

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  • Profile of Dr. Chris Nichol, Camrose Physician and 2017 Alberta Rural Physician Award of Distinction recipient

    Profile of Dr. Chris Nichol, Camrose Physician and 2017 Alberta Rural Physician Award of Distinction recipient

    Camrose family physician, Dr. Chris Nichol, never pictured  himself in a rural practice as he worked his way through  medical school. Neither...

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