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NAC-OSCE Study Group – Tuesdays

Date/Time
January 5, 2021 - February 23, 2021
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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The Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) Study Group assists Internationally Trained Physicians in preparing for the National Assessment Collaboration (NAC). The competencies and the objectives for the NAC OSCE are reviewed and the expectations of a PGY1 resident are outlined for the different case scenarios presented. These sessions are facilitated by an experienced medical educator from the U of A. The sessions focus on taking an organized history, clinical knowledge and skills, physical exam skills, the think-aloud technique, approach to the patient, ethics, professionalism, communication, and decision-making abilities.

The 8 online sessions will be on Tuesdays: Jan. 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, Feb. 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd

The program objectives are:

  • to understand the exam objectives, format, and assessment criteria;
  • to increase clinical knowledge, decision-making, and management across a broad range of cases through discussion on current evidence, practice, and feedback;
  • to review specific tasks such as case presentations, interpreting of results based on expected formats;
  • to enhance communication, cultural and language skills relative to patient-centered care and the Canadian context; and
  • to familiarize oneself with time frames allotted for demonstrating competencies

Eligibility Requirements:

These sessions are only for members who are scheduled to do the NAC OSCE in March 2021. Therefore, you will need to send your proof of registration to Monica at monica@aimga.ca.

Waitlist: If the session is full and you wish to be placed on a waitlist, please contact Monica by email at monica@aimga.ca or by phone at 587-524-2750.

Funding:
Please note this session is being made available through funds by IRCC (Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada).

 

Bookings

Status
Currently 19 of 19 spaces have been booked for this program.

Only active members can make bookings for this program!
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NAC-OSCE Study Group – Wednesdays

Date/Time
January 6, 2021 - February 24, 2021
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Description

The Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) Study Group assists Internationally Trained Physicians in preparing for the National Assessment Collaboration (NAC). The competencies and the objectives for the NAC OSCE are reviewed and the expectations of a PGY1 resident are outlined for the different case scenarios presented. These sessions are facilitated by an experienced medical educator from the U of A. The sessions focus on taking an organized history, clinical knowledge and skills, physical exam skills, the think-aloud technique, approach to the patient, ethics, professionalism, communication, and decision-making abilities.

The 8 online sessions will be on Wednesdays: January 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th, and February 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th.

The program objectives are:

  • to understand the exam objectives, format, and assessment criteria;
  • to increase clinical knowledge, decision-making, and management across a broad range of cases through discussion on current evidence, practice, and feedback;
  • to review specific tasks such as case presentations, interpreting of results based on expected formats;
  • to enhance communication, cultural and language skills relative to patient-centered care and the Canadian context; and
  • to familiarize oneself with time frames allotted for demonstrating competencies

Eligibility Requirements:

These sessions are only for members who are scheduled to do the NAC OSCE in March 2021. Therefore, you will need to send your proof of registration to Monica at monica@aimga.ca.

Waitlist: If the session is full and you wish to be placed on a waitlist, please contact Monica by email at monica@aimga.ca or by phone at 587-524-2750.

Funding:
Please note this session is being made available through funds by IRCC (Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada).

 

Bookings

Status
Currently 20 of 20 spaces have been booked for this program.

Only active members can make bookings for this program!
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Online bookings are not currently available.

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NAC-OSCE Study Group – Thursdays

Date/Time
January 14, 2021 - February 25, 2021
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Description

The Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) Study Group assists Internationally Trained Physicians in preparing for the National Assessment Collaboration (NAC). The competencies and the objectives for the NAC OSCE are reviewed and the expectations of a PGY1 resident are outlined for the different case scenarios presented. These sessions are facilitated by an experienced medical educator from the U of A. The sessions focus on taking an organized history, clinical knowledge and skills, physical exam skills, the think-aloud technique, approach to the patient, ethics, professionalism, communication, and decision-making abilities.

The 8 online sessions will be on Thursdays:

The program objectives are:

  • to understand the exam objectives, format, and assessment criteria;
  • to increase clinical knowledge, decision-making, and management across a broad range of cases through discussion on current evidence, practice, and feedback;
  • to review specific tasks such as case presentations, interpreting of results based on expected formats;
  • to enhance communication, cultural and language skills relative to patient-centered care and the Canadian context; and
  • to familiarize oneself with time frames allotted for demonstrating competencies

Eligibility Requirements:

These sessions are only for members who are scheduled to do the NAC OSCE in March 2021. Therefore, you will need to send your proof of registration to Monica at monica@aimga.ca.

 

Bookings

Status
Currently 19 of 19 spaces have been booked for this program.

Only active members can make bookings for this program!
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Online bookings are not currently available.

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Career Transition Program (CTP) – Jan. to Mar. 2021

Date/Time
January 16, 2021 - March 20, 2021
9:30 am - 1:00 pm

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The Career Transition Program (CTP) IMGs has been made possible by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to assist IMGs who are considering an alternative pathway into the Canadian health care system as a short or long-term career goal. This session is currently closed for registration. For more information about the program, please contact Teresa at teresa@aimga.ca.

Bookings

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Currently 29 of 29 spaces have been booked for this program.

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QE1 Study Group: Mondays

Date/Time
February 1, 2021 - February 22, 2021
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

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The Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Exam Part 1 Study Group is facilitated by a moderator to assist IMGs to prepare for this examination. The current moderator is Dr. Nuruddin Lakhani. These sessions are being offered online due to COVID-19.

The MCCQE Part I is a summative examination that assesses the critical medical knowledge and clinical decision-making ability of a candidate at a level expected of a medical student who is completing his or her medical degree in Canada. The examination is based on the MCC Objectives, which are organized under the CanMEDS roles. Candidates graduating and completing the MCCQE Part I normally enter supervised practice. Aside from formal accreditation processes of the undergraduate and postgraduate education programs, the MCCQE Part I is the only national standard for medical schools across Canada and, therefore, is administered at the end of medical school.

The MCCQE Part I is a one-day, computer-based test. Candidates have four hours in the morning to complete 210 Multiple-Choice Questions and up to three and a half hours in the afternoon for the Clinical Decision-Making component, which consists of 38 cases with short-menu and short-answer write-in questions. For specialist IMGs, the QE1 requires a complete review of all areas of medicine.

AIMGA’s MCCQE1 study groups are offered throughout the year on a quarterly basis. AIMGA provides computer software study materials and other relevant resources as a means of preparation (i.e. UWorld, QBank, MCC Preparation materials).

Please note it is required that you register here on the website before accessing the study session with the following Zoom link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIvfuuqrzwvG9BtEbDdXthkZjs_01Zx8VvK

Bookings

Status
Currently 137 of 140 spaces have been booked for this program.

Only active members can make bookings for this program!
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QE1 Study Group: Wednesdays

Date/Time
February 3, 2021 - February 24, 2021
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

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Description

The Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Exam Part 1 Study Group is facilitated by a moderator to assist IMGs to prepare for this examination. The current moderator is Dr. Nuruddin Lakhani. These sessions are being offered online due to COVID-19.

The MCCQE Part I is a summative examination that assesses the critical medical knowledge and clinical decision-making ability of a candidate at a level expected of a medical student who is completing his or her medical degree in Canada. The examination is based on the MCC Objectives, which are organized under the CanMEDS roles. Candidates graduating and completing the MCCQE Part I normally enter supervised practice. Aside from formal accreditation processes of the undergraduate and postgraduate education programs, the MCCQE Part I is the only national standard for medical schools across Canada and, therefore, is administered at the end of medical school.

The MCCQE Part I is a one-day, computer-based test. Candidates have four hours in the morning to complete 210 Multiple-Choice Questions and up to three and a half hours in the afternoon for the Clinical Decision-Making component, which consists of 38 cases with short-menu and short-answer write-in questions. For specialist IMGs, the QE1 requires a complete review of all areas of medicine.

AIMGA’s MCCQE1 study groups are offered throughout the year on a quarterly basis. AIMGA provides computer software study materials and other relevant resources as a means of preparation (i.e. UWorld, QBank, MCC Preparation materials).

Please note it is required that you register here on the website before accessing the study session with the following Zoom link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIvfuuqrzwvG9BtEbDdXthkZjs_01Zx8VvK

 

Bookings

Status
Currently 124 of 130 spaces have been booked for this program.

Only active members can make bookings for this program!
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Online bookings are not currently available.

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QE1 Study Group: Thursdays

Date/Time
February 4, 2021 - February 25, 2021
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Categories

Description

The Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Exam Part 1 Study Group is facilitated by a moderator to assist IMGs to prepare for this examination. The current moderator is Dr. Nuruddin Lakhani. These sessions are being offered online due to COVID-19.

The MCCQE Part I is a summative examination that assesses the critical medical knowledge and clinical decision-making ability of a candidate at a level expected of a medical student who is completing his or her medical degree in Canada. The examination is based on the MCC Objectives, which are organized under the CanMEDS roles. Candidates graduating and completing the MCCQE Part I normally enter supervised practice. Aside from formal accreditation processes of the undergraduate and postgraduate education programs, the MCCQE Part I is the only national standard for medical schools across Canada and, therefore, is administered at the end of medical school.

The MCCQE Part I is a one-day, computer-based test. Candidates have four hours in the morning to complete 210 Multiple-Choice Questions and up to three and a half hours in the afternoon for the Clinical Decision-Making component, which consists of 38 cases with short-menu and short-answer write-in questions. For specialist IMGs, the QE1 requires a complete review of all areas of medicine.

AIMGA’s MCCQE1 study groups are offered throughout the year on a quarterly basis. AIMGA provides computer software study materials and other relevant resources as a means of preparation (i.e. UWorld, QBank, MCC Preparation materials).

Please note it is required that you register here on the website before accessing the study session with the following Zoom link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIucOutqTssGdTwBU594taDN38Z9ERdkmm8

 

Bookings

Status
Currently 120 of 125 spaces have been booked for this program.

Only active members can make bookings for this program!
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Online bookings are not currently available.

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QE1 Study Group: Saturdays

Date/Time
February 6, 2021 - February 27, 2021
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Description

The MCCQE Part I is a summative examination that assesses the critical medical knowledge and clinical decision-making ability of a candidate at a level expected of a medical student who is completing his or her medical degree in Canada. The examination is based on the MCC Objectives, which are organized under the CanMEDS roles. Candidates graduating and completing the MCCQE Part I normally enter supervised practice. Aside from formal accreditation processes of the undergraduate and postgraduate education programs, the MCCQE Part I is the only national standard for medical schools across Canada and, therefore, is administered at the end of medical school.

The MCCQE Part I is a one-day, computer-based test. Candidates have four hours in the morning to complete 210 Multiple-Choice Questions and up to three and a half hours in the afternoon for the Clinical Decision-Making component, which consists of 38 cases with short-menu and short-answer write-in questions. For specialist IMGs, the QE1 requires a complete review of all areas of medicine.

AIMGA’s MCCQE1 study groups are offered throughout the year on a quarterly basis. AIMGA provides computer software study materials and other relevant resources as a means of preparation (i.e. UWorld, QBank, MCC Preparation materials).

Please note it is required that you register here on the website before accessing the study session with the following Zoom link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIucOutqTssGdTwBU594taDN38Z9ERdkmm8

 

Bookings

Status
Currently 114 of 120 spaces have been booked for this program.

Only active members can make bookings for this program!
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Netcare Training

Date/Time
February 9, 2021
10:00 am - 11:30 am

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Netcare Training

Student Education Services is hosting a Netcare Training through GotoWebinar. Alberta Netcare has developed a practice environment that simulates the Alberta Netcare information and functionality. Whether you are just learning how to use the system, or would like to explore and discover something new, the training environment is a perfect place to develop your skills.

How does it work?

All webinars are scheduled in GoTo Webinar. Please click to register at the bottom. After registering in advance for the session, you will receive an email on the morning of with information on how to login for the scheduled day and time. Students do not need to download any software, you just need access to a web browser.

What is involved in the session?

The sessions are typically 90 minutes in length via webinar. The webinar session is specifically scheduled for students and their health role. It begins with Alberta Netcare standard power point presentation to review background information of Netcare and privacy and security information. Alberta Netcare then introduces the Alberta Netcare Learning Centre training materials followed by a demo of Netcare functionality in the training environment.

When you join the webinar you will be able to see the instructor’s screen and you can choose to have the audio presented through your computer speakers or via telephone. All students microphones will be muted to avoid any background noises but you can still answer questions via the chat/question function of the GoTo Webinar system. The questions are only visible to the instructor.

*Participants are to inform AIMGA 24 hours prior if they are unable to make it for this session.

If registration is full, please email tisha@aimga.ca to be placed on the wait list.

Bookings

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Currently 97 of 130 spaces have been booked for this program.

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Alternative Career as a Paramedic

Date/Time
February 9, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Join us on Tuesday, February 9, from 12 pm to 1 pm to learn about Paramedic as an alternative career path for IMGs! Our guest speaker Sukhi Pritam, an Advanced Care Paramedic at Alberta Health Services in Calgary and a Flight & Critical Care Paramedic at Advanced Paramedic Ltd. in Peace River, as well as one of the Board Members in AIMGA, will talk about:

  • His background and experience as an IMG
  • How he aligned his values and transferable skills to determine his career path
  • What is a paramedic, and what do they do
  • Who should pursue a paramedic career
  • How to become a paramedic
  • What opportunities are available upon completion of the program

Bookings

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Currently 47 of 50 spaces have been booked for this program.

Only active members can make bookings for this program!
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