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  • Continuing Medical Education (CME) | Alberta Medical Association
    Manage your membership Patients First Advocacy timeline Health issues Prescription Alberta Many Hands Physician Advocacy Immunization Other Patient Health Matters albertapatients Forms Website and login help Media Publications Member Sign in AMA member number Password Forgot your password Login help Alberta Medical Association Member Sign in AMA member number Password Forgot your password Login help About the AMA Leaders Partners Member services Patients First Home Leaders Partners Quality and continuing education programs Continuing Medical Education CME Continuing Medical Education CME The Continuing Medical Education CME program reimburses physicians for expenses incurred during education sessions through an agreement between the Alberta Medical Association and Alberta Health The annual allotment of 2 627 00 carries forward for three years but expires on March 31 of the fourth year if not used e g you have until March 31 2016 to use your 2013 allotment In this section Eligibility Submit a CME claim online or Submit a claim using the CME Application for Benefits form Access your CME statement View your previous claims Find out how to claim CME Learn about CME opportunities Find out more about this program Read the CME Administration Policy Website feedback Leaders Partners Leaders Governance resources Secure Messaging Physician Compensation Committee PCC Business Plan and Budget Choosing Wisely Alberta Innovation in the delivery of primary care Innovation in the delivery of secondary and tertiary care Electronic Medical Records EMRs Health information and privacy Quality and continuing education programs Physician Learning Program Continuing Medical Education CME Eligibility for CME Access your CME statement Claim CME Learn about CME opportunities Clinical resources Toward Optimized Practice TOP Scopes of practice The Alberta Medical Association stands as an advocate for its physician members providing leadership support for their role in the provision of quality health care About the AMA We are the

    Original URL path: https://www.albertadoctors.org/leaders-partners/quality-and-education-programs/cme (2016-02-01)
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  • Clinical resources | Alberta Medical Association
    member number Password Forgot your password Login help Alberta Medical Association Member Sign in AMA member number Password Forgot your password Login help About the AMA Leaders Partners Member services Patients First Home Leaders Partners Quality and continuing education programs Clinical resources Clinical resources Evidence based clinical resources promote quality health care the cornerstone for all Alberta Medical Association AMA activities In this section Managing office biomedical waste Supports for physicians Visit the site below for additional clinical resources CMA online clinical resources Featured Items Toward Optimized Practice TOP TOP helps Alberta physicians and the teams with whom they work implement evidence based practices to enhance the care of their patients Health information and privacy Learn about the AMA s position on the HIA and professional responsibility and access a guide to HIA fees Electronic Medical Records EMRs Learn about the AMA s goals for EMRs and how these goals can be achieved Website feedback Leaders Partners Leaders Governance resources Secure Messaging Physician Compensation Committee PCC Business Plan and Budget Choosing Wisely Alberta Innovation in the delivery of primary care Innovation in the delivery of secondary and tertiary care Electronic Medical Records EMRs Health information and privacy Quality and continuing education programs Physician Learning Program Continuing Medical Education CME Clinical resources Managing office biomedical waste Supports for physicians Toward Optimized Practice TOP Scopes of practice New childhood growth charts adopted by AHS Alberta Health Services AHS has implemented a new childhood growth monitoring initiative to standardize measurement process and introduce a common growth chart across the province Access resources New tobacco cessation campaign Alberta Health Services Tobacco Reduction Program is launching a spring tobacco cessation campaign entitled Keep Trying The campaign focusing on single women aged 25 44 runs from March 24 April 20 The Alberta Medical Association stands as

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  • Toward Optimized Practice (TOP) | Alberta Medical Association
    Partners Member services Patients First Home Leaders Partners Quality and continuing education programs Toward Optimized Practice TOP Toward Optimized Practice TOP TOP helps Alberta physicians and the teams with whom they work implement evidence based practices to enhance the care of their patients TOP works with both PCN and non PCN physicians as well as community based specialists to implement specific measurable and evidence based changes Working with Alberta physicians TOP helps implement clinical practice improvements using evidence based best practices and quality initiatives improving both patient care and clinical management within the Alberta Health Care system Visit the TOP website The Alberta Screening and Prevention ASaP Initiative Toward Optimized Practice TOP is pleased to announce the Alberta Screening and Prevention ASaP Initiative focused on supporting primary care providers and team members to offer a screening and prevention bundle to all their patients through enhanced opportunistic and planned outreach methods targeting patients who do not present for screening care Visit the ASaP website Read more about ASaP in the MD Scope Cost effective screening initiative is good for patient care Improve screening with ASaP and earn CME credits Website feedback Leaders Partners Leaders Governance resources Secure Messaging Physician Compensation Committee PCC Business Plan and Budget Choosing Wisely Alberta Innovation in the delivery of primary care Innovation in the delivery of secondary and tertiary care Electronic Medical Records EMRs Health information and privacy Quality and continuing education programs Physician Learning Program Continuing Medical Education CME Clinical resources Toward Optimized Practice TOP Scopes of practice Do you use the Health Screen in ACT10N or TOP Ten checklist as a reminder for screening If you answered yes the checklist is out of date and should be replaced by the Alberta Screening and Prevention ASaP Maneuver Menu Toward Optimized Practice TOP has committed to

    Original URL path: https://www.albertadoctors.org/leaders-partners/quality-and-education-programs/top (2016-02-01)
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  • Changes to your CME allotment for 2014 | Alberta Medical Association
    Prescription Alberta Many Hands Physician Advocacy Immunization Other Patient Health Matters albertapatients Forms Website and login help Media Publications Member Sign in AMA member number Password Forgot your password Login help Alberta Medical Association Member Sign in AMA member number Password Forgot your password Login help About the AMA Leaders Partners Member services Patients First Home News News archives Changes to your CME allotment for 2014 Changes to your CME allotment for 2014 May 26 2014 As part of the recently ratified Alberta Medical Association AMA Agreement continuing medical education CME has increased by 2 5 for the 2013 14 membership year Eligible AMA members will receive a CME allowance of 2 562 50 for the 2014 CME benefit Remember any remaining balance from 2012 will expire on March 31 2015 Application forms and your up to date statement are also available on the AMA website Website feedback News News archives October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 March 2013 February 2013 January 2013 December 2012 November 2012 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 July 2012 2015 16 Winter Holiday Hours Introducing your Member Dashboard Procedured during the two business days following issuance of IFHP eligibility The Alberta Medical Association stands as an advocate for its physician members providing leadership support for their role in the provision of quality health care About the AMA We are the AMA Mission and Vision Careers at the AMA AMA in medical history Awards scholarships bursaries and grants Canadian

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  • What you need to know about vaccine storage | Alberta Medical Association
    grade refrigerators and min max thermometers and are following the vaccine storage and handling guidelines thank you To all physicians who participate in immunization programs thank you The National Vaccine Storage and Handling Guidelines for Immunization Providers 2007 set out by the Public Health Agency of Canada clearly outline the recommendations for vaccine storage Refrigerators Vaccine storage units must be selected carefully and used properly Any refrigerator or freezer used for vaccine storage must Be able to maintain required vaccine storage temperatures through all seasons Be large enough to hold the year s highest monthly inventory including influenza season Have a calibrated thermometer or data logger inside each storage compartment Be dedicated to the storage of vaccines only Be placed in a secure location away from unauthorized and public access Regular refrigerators are not recommended for vaccine storage unless modifications have been made to them to assist in maintaining temperature Vaccine grade biological fridges capable of maintaining temperature are recommended The large biological fridges are not always feasible for a physician clinic due to size and cost Manufacturers of biological fridges do have bar sized fridges available that are biological grade Sanyo VWR and Thermoscientific offer options in this size The links below will take you to their webpage contact the companies directly regarding purchase Sanyo VWR Thermoscientific Temperature monitoring As well additional temperature monitoring is recommended to ensure vaccine stays in the recommended range of 2 to 8 Celsius DeltaTRACK sells a min max thermometer that is easy to use and is reliable if used as directed Contact the company directly to purchase Website feedback News News archives October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July

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  • Like a good '70s rumpus room... | Alberta Medical Association
    help About the AMA Leaders Partners Member services Patients First Home News News archives Like a good 70s rumpus room Like a good 70s rumpus room May 23 2014 Paneling makes all the difference Do you have your copy of the Guide to Panel Identification for Alberta Primary Care The jointly developed guide a how to resource for primary care physicians and teams to use in implementing panels is now available You can get your electronic copy at http bit ly 1lpSF9d Hard copies are available by contacting top topalbertadoctors org Website feedback News News archives October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 March 2013 February 2013 January 2013 December 2012 November 2012 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 July 2012 2015 16 Winter Holiday Hours Introducing your Member Dashboard Procedured during the two business days following issuance of IFHP eligibility The Alberta Medical Association

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  • Quality and continuing education news archive | Alberta Medical Association
    your membership Patients First Advocacy timeline Health issues Prescription Alberta Many Hands Physician Advocacy Immunization Other Patient Health Matters albertapatients Forms Website and login help Media Publications Member Sign in AMA member number Password Forgot your password Login help Alberta Medical Association Member Sign in AMA member number Password Forgot your password Login help About the AMA Leaders Partners Member services Patients First Home Leaders Partners Quality and continuing education programs Quality and continuing education news archive Quality and continuing education news archive Archival stories on quality and continuing medical education programs Website feedback Leaders Partners Leaders Governance resources Secure Messaging Physician Compensation Committee PCC Business Plan and Budget Choosing Wisely Alberta Innovation in the delivery of primary care Innovation in the delivery of secondary and tertiary care Electronic Medical Records EMRs Health information and privacy Quality and continuing education programs Physician Learning Program Continuing Medical Education CME Clinical resources Toward Optimized Practice TOP Scopes of practice The Alberta Medical Association stands as an advocate for its physician members providing leadership support for their role in the provision of quality health care About the AMA We are the AMA Mission and Vision Careers at the AMA AMA in medical history

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  • AMA support for dealing with changing scopes of practice | Alberta Medical Association
    Matters albertapatients Forms Website and login help Media Publications Member Sign in AMA member number Password Forgot your password Login help Alberta Medical Association Member Sign in AMA member number Password Forgot your password Login help About the AMA Leaders Partners Member services Patients First AMA support for dealing with changing scopes of practice February 10 2013 A new area on the Alberta Medical Association AMA website offers initial guidance for physicians dealing with the expanding scopes of practice of other health care professionals Dr Lyle B Mittelsteadt the AMA s Senior Medical Advisor says that several recent Representative Forum resolutions have asked the AMA to address the potential risks and benefits both to patients and their physicians resulting from these changes The new website area outlines the overall effects of these developments on patient care and physicians responsibilities and offers advice to physicians on ways to manage their risk and liability The first documents on this site link you to helpful documents on the Canadian Medical Protective Association website Dr Mittelsteadt sees these changes in the health care environment as part of how health care is moving into a more collaborative team based endeavor In this model it s extremely important that health care professionals all understand and respect each other s roles something that can be challenging in cases where physicians and other health care professionals may not know each other well or at all Dr Mittelsteadt says that physicians ultimate aim is as always the safety and well being of their patients Visit Scopes of practice Website feedback The Alberta Medical Association stands as an advocate for its physician members providing leadership support for their role in the provision of quality health care About the AMA We are the AMA Mission and Vision Careers at the AMA

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