Professional Education & Lunch

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For over 25 years Healthcare Solutions has committed to being a leading provider of health care information for our professional customers through provision of up-to-date catalogues, live educational sessions, and blog publications.

The volume and variety of Alberta Aids to Daily Living Products carried on adlequipment.com and in store demands subsequent education for health professionals making product choices for their clients; we are dedicated to providing this education.

Healthcare Solutions offers professional education sessions in our private, purpose-built Summit Room on the second floor of our Edmonton South Gateway Boulevard location. These sessions give health professionals an opportunity to engage in presentations given by product vendor representatives and other professionals over lunch.

We offer 1.5 hour sessions from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. with complimentary buffet lunch* served at 11:45 a.m; RSVP required.

*Please note we cannot guarantee lunch for individuals with dietary restrictions. If you have a serious allergy please email jillian@hcs.ca directly at least one week in advance; we may, however, not always be able to accommodate you as this is a complimentary event.

*Please note advanced registration under the attendee's name is required to receive a complimentary lunch. 

We also offer full day continuing education sessions to registrants for a fee.

If you would like to receive email invitations to these sessions please sign up using the form here, or visit adlequipment.com and sign up for an account by selecting "Account Request". 

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Upcoming Sessions

Here's a quick look at our upcoming sessions; you will receive more information and updates when you sign up to be on our professional email list.

Sessions are 12 to 1:30 p.m. with complimentary* buffet lunch served at 11:45 a.m. unless otherwise stated. 

*Please note we cannot guarantee lunch for individuals with dietary restrictions at complimentary events. If you have a serious allergy please email jillian@hcs.ca directly at one week in advance; we may, however, not always be able to accommodate you. 

*Please note advanced registration under the attendee's name is required to receive a complimentary lunch. 

November 2019 Sessions

Med Surg
Fundamentals of Graduated Compression Stockings, Wraps, & Donning and Doffing
Presented by Kelly Prive of L&R & Felicia Krause, Certified Custom Fitter at Healthcare Solutions
  • 5920 Gateway Blvd, Edmonton, Alberta T6H 2H6, Canada
  • Thursday November 21st, 2019 

Back by popular demand, this session will focus on L&R Venosan compression products in addition to discussing the fundamentals of wrapping, donning and doffing with live demonstrations by our Certified Custom Fitter.

Watch our website for additional information as it is released.

A certificate of completion will be provided to each registered participant that may be used towards non-accredited continuing education.

RSVP by November 19th, 2019.
Can't be there in person?
Register for the Webinar

December 2019 Sessions

Med Surg
Incontinence & TENA
Presented by Melinda Simpson & Brent Hite of Essity
  • 5920 Gateway Blvd, Edmonton, Alberta T6H 2H6, Canada
  • Thursday December 5th, 2019

Join Brent & Melinda to review considerations for choosing and sizing incontinence products for your patients. Watch for more information as it is released!

RSVP by December 3rd, 2019.
Can't be there in person?
Register for the Webinar

While we will tentatively schedule topics, we welcome your input; if there is a subject, vendor, or product that you want to hear about over lunch please forward your suggestions to our acting event coordinator, Jillian Spotowski, at jillian@hcs.ca or 780-784-1831.

2019 Events
2019 Professional Education Series Archive
Missed an event? If you are already on our health professional email list feel free to reach out for access to recorded webinars of the following 2019 sessions. Not on our list? Sign up to request exclusive access to these recordings. 
  • January

"Proper Use of Patient Slings"
Presented by David Moore,
Joerns/Hoyer

"Advanced Wound Care; Principles and Products"
Presented by Leslie Whitney,
Senior Territory Manager,
ConvaTec

  • February

"New Transfer Poles, Rails & Accessories"
Presented by Patrick Grove,
Stander and Signature Life.

"Update On Management Of Patients With Ostomy Complications"
Presented by Val Steele, RN, BScN, NSWOC
In association with Hollister.

  • March

"Pressure Management with Australian Sheepskin"
Presented by Stephen Playford.

"Urinary Catheters and their Management"
Presented by Pat Dahlback RN, BScN, NSWOC, NCA

  • April

"Molnlycke – Products & Solutions for Wound Care"
Presented by Val Steele, RN, BScN, NSWOC

"Finding the Correct Rollator & the Hype on Carl Oskar"
Presented by Gary Scherer of Human Care

  • May

"Choosing Power Mobility"
Presented by Mike Dangerfield of Motion Specialties

"A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Lymphedema"
Presented by Jiang Yin, Ph.D. Program Manager, Alberta Lymphedema Network and Brent Hite, Account Manager for Essity-Health and Medical Solutions

  • June

"Colplast - Concave & Mio Advances"
Presented by Tyler Trefiak of Coloplast

"Rollator Assessment - Procedure & How to choose"
Presented by Melanie Short, PT & Ian Martinea of Evolution Technologies

  • July

"Choosing Footwear of the Elderly"
Presented by Brian Scherba of Healthcare Solutions

"Bed & Mattress Options for Independent & Homecare Living"
Presented by Tom Corbett of Invacare

  • October

"Fitter Products"
Presented by Alycia Walker, Team Member, & Louis Stack, Founder & President of Fitter

  • November

"Comprehensive Wound Assessment & Management of Infection and Biofilm in Chronic Wounds (Full Day Session)"
Presented by Faye Street RN, IIWCC and Leslie Whitney of Convatec

2018 Events
2018 Professional Education Series Archive
In 2018 we had the opportunity to begin educating health professionals on the products we provide to enhance care of their patients; although we don't have recordings of these sessions, take a look at our inaugural offerings in 2018!
  • August

"Introduction To The World Of Xpresso Zero's"
Presented by Mike Dangerfield
In association with Evolution Technologies.

  • October

"Stand Up For Your Health"
Presented by Mike Dangerfield
In association with EasyStand.

  • November

"Adapting Power Chairs For Rehab Use - With Eclipse Medical And Shoprider Chairs"
Presented by Mike Dangerfield
In association with LIFEmed.

"Blake Medical Pressure Prevention - New Geo-Matrix Updates"
Presented by Mike Dangerfield
In association with LIFEmed.


This is a list of all our previous events. Missed these? We have events every month. Sign up for the next upcoming event today!