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AHS Medical Staff Orientation-Calgary Zone
May 28 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
On behalf of Calgary Zone, Medical Affairs, we would like to invite you to our Medical Staff Orientation session. The day has been designed for all physicians who work within the Calgary Zone and hold probationary privileges.
The orientation is an opportunity to improve your clinical practice and to learn more about AHS as an organization; topics will include areas of quality and patient safety information, clinical informatics, zone and Medical Affairs information, along with other helpful tips to guide your way through your new position. This orientation will also introduce you to the medical leadership within the Calgary Zone and allow opportunity to ask specific questions. Additionally, for your convenience, a multi-program booth fair will be set up amidst the orientation to introduce you to some of the initiatives and opportunities within AHS and the Calgary Zone.
Once they’ve completed the full day orientation, physician/physician leaders will be able to:
Identify different teams within Alberta Health Services, Calgary Zone and understand how each team applies to their role as a physician.
Access digital health records through the Netcare portal and be aware of the current changes being implemented through Connect Care.
Recognize the importance of patient privacy, security and confidentiality and the regulations they must follow as a physician to ensure patients, physician and AHS are protected from data breaches.
Describe the importance of personal protective equipment in order to safely prevent transmission in different treatment settings.
Recognize and understand outbreak management signage and the instructions for entering restricted areas.
Explain the complexity of diverse cultures and how to appropriately adjust delivery of care accordingly.
Recognize and correctly respond to a Clinically Serious Adverse Event.
This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the University of Calgary Office of Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development. You may claim a maximum of 6.5 hours (credits are automatically calculated).
Medical Staff Orientation, May 28th
Clara Christie Theatre, Health Sciences Centre
8:00-8:30am- Registration/ Meet & Greet with Medical Leaders
8:30am-4:00pm- Orientation Session (Lunch will be served)