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Other Educational Programs

This page will be updated with Non-CPL Primary Healthcare programs as they are received.  Please check back often to find out what's new!


Saskatchewan Thoracic Society 2010 Professional Education Day

Saturday, November 20, 2010 at the Saskatoon Inn.

Ferguson Lecture: Indigenous People & Tobacco: A Dance of Cultural Cohesion & Substance Dependence

Speaker: Dr. Peter Butt, BA, MD, CCFP(EM), FCFP

For registration information, please contact the Lung Association at (306) 343-9511 (Saskatoon) or 1-888-566-LUNG

OR Email:

Pregnancy and Birth: Current Clinical Issues, Annual Conference

December 9-10, 2010 - Pregnancy and Birth: Current Clinical Issues, Annual Conference, The Centre for Mother, Infant and Child Research, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario.

Topics: Viral infections in pregnancy; The shift in the obstetrical paradigm shift from 40 weeks to 39 weeks and the impact of intervention in term and near term pregnancies; Perinatal/postpartum Depression; When survivors give birth: understanding and healing the effects of early sexual abuse on childbearing women; Breast cancer: psychosocial implications for women of childbearing age.

Workshops: The use of complementary medicine in midwifery care; Establishing and facilitating breastfeeding in the first few days after birth; Bereavement care in the perinatal period.

Panel Discussions: Should epidurals be viewed as a “negative” outcome; How should the health care professional view caesarean section and how should it be offered to the patient.

Speakers: Kellie Murphy, Jay MacGillivray, Lee Di Fonzo, Michael Klein, Cathy Carlson-Rink, Kathy Venter, Lauren Barrett, Pamela Angle, Penny Simkin, Cindy-Lee Dennis, Wendy Moulsdale, Stephanie Burlein-Hall, Michael Dunn

Venue: Marriott Toronto Eaton Centre, 525 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario

For further details contact: Judy Cardwell - phone: 416-323-6501 mailbox #3781; or email: or to view the full program, please visit

Infectious Disease Outbreaks: Tools for strategies for front-line clinicians

Developed by the Public Health Agency of Canada in collaboration with the Canadian Public Health Association and Professional Development & Conferencing Services, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University.

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Advanced Trauma Life Support

Saskatoon Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) is a non-profit organization which provides training in trauma management to Saskatchewan physicians and residents.  We currently run four courses per calendar year, with two spring and two fall / winter courses.  The maximum number of participants per course is 16.  Each course has approximately five auditor positions for physicians and non-physician providers.  We also welcome all providers and students alike to volunteer as moulage patients for every course.

The course fee is currently $1000 and auditor positions are free; however, these prices are subject to change.

For further information, please contact:

Frankie Lightfoot

Administrative Coordinator

Saskatoon Advanced Trauma Life Support

(306)655 - 2773

or email: