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BC Rural Health Conference

May 11 - 13, 2018

BC Rural Health Conference
May 11-13 (Fri-Sun) Add to calendar Vancouver Island Conference Centre | Nanaimo BC
Target audience: rural physicians, family physicians, emergency physicians, sub-specialists, nurses, nurse practitioners, midwives, paramedics, residents & students
Up to 14.0 Mainpro+/MOC Section 1


The BC Rural Health Conference is hosted by the Rural Coordination Centre of BC ( and supported by the Joint Standing Committee on Rural Issues (The JSC).  The conference offers accredited learning (sessions and hands-on workshops) about topics involving rural medicine, emergency medicine, faculty development, and provider wellness. Designed by rural physicians, this event is facilitated and taught by BC physicians and provides practitioners with the opportunity to share knowledge, update and/or learn new skills, and to discuss cases within a larger group to facilitate learning and support. Be sure to mark your calendar (May 11-13, 2018), and look for registration to open in early 2018.



o   Interactive group sessions and inter-professional learning opportunities

o   Hands-on skills workshops (tricky airway, ultrasound, suturing, IUDs and more!)

o   Add-on courses: The HOUSE-OB Course, The HOUSE-EM Course, BCALM Mindfulness Workshop, and the ever-popular Wilderness Course!

o   Rural Locum Forum event (May 11)

o   Presentation of the Awards of Excellence in Rural Medicine

o   Complimentary childcare available during conference hours

o   Social programming to include outdoor activities, yoga, and massage services!

o   Opportunities to socialize & network with colleagues from across the province and beyond



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BC Rural Health Conference Website:
Twitter:  #RHC18