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NAC-OSCE Study Group – Thursdays

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January 14, 2021 - February 25, 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 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

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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.

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Currently 29 of 29 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

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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/tZIucOutqTssGdTwBU594taDN38Z9ERdkmm8

 

Bookings

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

Only active members can make bookings for this program!
Please click here to sign up!

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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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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Online bookings are not currently available.

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Community Health & Wellness Team Meeting

Date/Time
February 12, 2021 - February 26, 2021
9:30 am - 10:30 am

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AIMGA’s Community health and wellness group meetings are held on Fridays from 9:30 to 11:00am. This group consists of members who joined our COVID Response Team to assist AHS with Cargill Food Outbreak. Our members called employees to educate them in first languages and created video-mediated materials in 19+ languages to educate newcomers in Alberta about COVID19. These video-mediated materials are available on our COVID19 page on our website and we encourage you to share these. If your language is not listed and you’d like to contribute, please contact shola at shola@aimga.ca.

Our members have also conducted webinars in first languages and in English to newcomers enrolled in ESL classes.

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Currently 29 of 35 spaces have been booked for this program.

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IELTS Online Evening Preparation Course- Feb/Mar 2021

Date/Time
February 16, 2021 - March 25, 2021
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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AIMGA is pleased to offer an evening IELTS Preparation Course online on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting Feb 16th to March 25th. This 30-hour course consists of 12 classes from 6:00 to 8:30PM on Feb 16, 18, 23, 25, and March 2,4,9,11,16,18,23 and 25.The course will be taught by Katherine Anderson, an experienced English language instructor and an IELTS assessor.

Katherine has worked for several colleges and universities in Calgary, recently delivering the Communication Skills for Health Professionals program at Mount Royal University, and currently teaching a variety of IELTS preparation courses. She is passionate about working with advanced-level students, particularly IMGs. Katherine obtained bachelor’s degrees in both philosophy and religious studies, before earning a master’s degree in adult education and a TESL certificate. A focus on writing is emphasized as this is the area most IMGs have challenges with when it comes to meeting language requirements set by regulatory bodies.

This course is offered on a fee for service basis and it costs $180 + $9 GST

If the session is full and you wish to be placed on a wait list, please contact
Shola at shola@aimga.ca

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Currently 12 of 12 spaces have been booked for this program.

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Currently 0 of 0 spaces have been booked for this program.

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2021 Alberta Global Talent Conference

Date/Time
February 25, 2021
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Over the last 10 years the annual Global Talent Conference was known as one of Edmonton’s premium events for Internationally Educated Professionals who are looking to connect with, and be inspired by, leaders from the Edmonton business community. This year the Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) will co-host the first Alberta Global Talent Conference with our counterpart in Calgary, the Calgary Region Immigrant Employment Council (CRIEC), and it will be provided virtually.

2021 Alberta Global Talent Conference

This year’s theme is Redefining Mentoring and Networking

When: Thursday, February 25th, 2021 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Where: Virtual,Whova Platform

This event is open to Internationally Educated Professionals who are Permanent Residents or Canadian Citizens, unemployed or underemployed, as well as to Alberta businesses and community partners.

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NAC-OSCE Study Group – Thursdays

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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!
Please click here to sign up!

This program is fully booked.

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Name
QE1 Study Group: Thursdays

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

Location


,

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!
Please click here to sign up!

Bookings are closed for this program.

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