Rural Surgical Skills Update

  • 19-Jan-2022
  • (MST)
  • 21-Jan-2022
  • (MST)
  • Banff, AB


  • (Tax incl.) Pre Tax rate is $1500.00
  • (Tax incl.) Pre Tax rate is $50.00
    *Limited funding for the 500$ bursaries. Our ability to pay additional bursaries will depend on our success in raising additional funds.
  • (Tax incl.) Pre Tax rate is $1300.00
  • (Tax incl.) Pre Tax rate is $350.00

This event has been postponed until 2023

 Postponed until 2023

Original date was January 19-21, 2022

Join us in person at the Rimrock Hotel in Banff, AB.

This Group Learning program has been certified for up to 21 Mainpro+® credits. 

AGENDA *subject to change

Skills Workshop Descriptions

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Surgical Skills Workshops
• The Dreaded C Hyst
• Sphincter Injuries (the OASIS program)
• New Approach to Postpartum Hemorrhage
• Tips to “Rescue” the C/S Gone Sideways
• Obstetrical Ultrasound Skills
• Vacuum Mid Pelvis Rotations
• Surgical First Response to Trauma

Bring Your OR Nurse

Rural OR nurses are invited to fully participate in this program.

With the support of our sponsors RhPAP, RCCbc, and Manitoba Health Care Providers Network, the SRPC is able to reduce registration to $50 for all OR nurses and to offer a $500 bursary for a limited number of OR nurses who register.

Rimrock Hotel

Room Block: Society of Rural Physicians of Canada

Address: 300 Mountain Ave, Banff, AB
Call toll-free number: 1-888-746-7625 (1-888-RIMROCK)

COVID Measures & Cancellation

Safety is our utmost concern, and there will be protocols to ensure a safe learning environment. Each participant will be required to provide documentation to confirm proof of double vaccination, masks will be mandatory, and social distance measures will be in place where possible. We will follow all public health guidance as it stands in Alberta during the time of our event.

The Planning Committee will continue to closely monitor the evolution of the pandemic - nationally and in Alberta. Should circumstances preclude a safe program and/or public health rules in Alberta require us to cancel the program, all registrants will be offered a full refund or a credit towards the next program.

Fees and Payment

All fees must be paid in full at the time of registration and include 5% tax.

  • SRPC Members $1365
  • SRPC Student or Resident $367.50
  • OR Nurses $52.50
  • Non SRPC Members $1575.00


  • All event cancellations must be made in writing by email to
  • A full refund (less $75 admin fee) will be granted if notification is received by December 6.
  • A 50% refund will be granted for cancellations made between December 7 and December 27.
  • There are no refunds after December 27, but we will transfer the balance (less $75 admin fee) to another SRPC event or SRPC membership.
  • Deposits are non-refundable but are transferable to SRPC Membership.
  • Social tickets are non-refundable. They are transferable to a student or resident.

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