38th Annual Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals
JANUARY 28-30, 2022
This course provides updates on clinical topics relevant for physicians, nurses, and other health professionals who practise in rural communities. Through a combination of plenary lectures, small group interactive sessions and workshops, participants will review current best practices, guidelines, tools, and techniques for investigating and managing emergent patients – from pre-hospital to the rural emergency department. For more information and to register, visit the conference webpage.
To help registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, nurse practitioners, respiratory therapists, paramedics, physician assistants, and midwives who wish to attend Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals in person, RhPAP will reimburse the registration costs of the first 15 eligible health professionals to apply and provide proof of in-person conference registration before January 12, 2022.
To be eligible, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Be a registered nurse, licensed practical nurse, nurse practitioner, respiratory therapist, paramedic, physician assistant, or midwife
- Do the majority of their work (largest FTE position, if applicable) in a rural Alberta community outside the defined Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) boundaries of Calgary or Edmonton with a population of fewer than 15,000 people (For more information, visit rhpap.ca/about.)
- Provide proof of in-person registration for and attend Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals (Register through the conference webpage.)
- Be one of the first 15 eligible health professionals to apply before January 12
- Be willing to share your conference experience with RhPAP for a follow-up story after the conference
Please note: The conference is requiring that in-person attendees be fully vaccinated and able to show proof of vaccination.