The PEIP Conference has sold out every year!
Don’t miss your opportunity to join ACFP and the PEER team this October for the popular PEIP Conference in Edmonton. Register today and save before prices increase on September 29.
Registrations are available online only and the deadline for registrations is October 12, 2018.
Session Spotlight: Begone Evidence Nihilist: Some primary care interventions that really work
Sometimes, in trying to separate the wheat from the chaff in terms of evidence, we have to spend so much time debunking exaggerated claims of effectiveness that we forget about all of the advances we’ve made and continue to make in modern medicine. This talk will review some of the greatest medical achievements in terms of prolonging human life, why they’re still so important, and the interventions we are making now that not only prolong life, but quality of life.
Planning committee member, Tony Nickonchuk, closes this year’s conference on a happy note: What you’re doing does make a difference!
Session Spotlight: It’s Okay to Get ANALgesic About Pain: Non-opioid solutions for chronic pain
Treatment of chronic pain can sometimes feel like running around in circles, leading us to question if we are doing the right thing. This talk will review what evidence currently out there for chronic pain which, we hope, will confirm that you’re on the right track or affect your current approach to managing pain.
Our newest planning committee member, Danielle Perry, and team member Joey Ton, keep it pain-free during this session on the evidence in chronic pain and the struggles encountered with interpretation.
Earn Up to 13.0 Credits!
This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Alberta Chapter for up to 13.0 Mainpro+ credits.
Please note: You must attend both the pre-conference workshop and the full conference to be eligible for the full 13.0 credits.
Accommodations at the DoubleTree by Hilton West Edmonton
Reserve a room before Thursday, October 4 to take advantage of the conference rate. When booking your accommodations, please reference “PEC” or book online now.