University Of Calgary Postgraduate Medicine

Mental Health and Behavioural Medicine - Addictions

Learning Objectives

Addictions ACEs Objectives

Preparation and Pre-Reading

The required pre-reading has been provided by your ACE Preceptors and he/she is expecting you will have reviewed it prior to your first session. To get the most learning out of each ACE, it's really critical that you complete the required preparation ahead of time. This may include the reading of various recommended resource documents, video review and reviewing and considering the learning objectives listed (See ACEs - General Information page).

For Renfrew Recovery Detoxification Centre

1. Before your Renfrew Rotation Complete MODULE 1 including Supplementary Presentation:

2. By the end of the block complete MODULEs 2 to 5.

For Opioid Dependency Clinic

  1. Alberta Standards & Guidelines for Methadone Maintenance Treatment for Dependence College of Physicians & Surgeons (PDF, 587.44KB).  Pages 1-17 should be read prior to the scheduled half day.
  2. Self Study: Suboxone Dosing Module located at

Self Study Modules

If your ACE clinic has patient cancellations, no shows and there is no further teaching or learning experience at the clinic, please refer to the Self-Study Modules.

Location Information


ACE Contacts

Clinic Time


Adult Addictions
(former AADAC)

Please review schedule for latest contact information

0800, 13:00 for intake returning at 17:45 for group sessions

On your first day arrive at 0730 or 12:30. On subsequent days arrive at 12:50.  
If you are running late it is very important to call Reception at (403) 297-3071 or Sunday Abidogun.
Varies/Group Sessions
Rapid Access Addictions Medicine Clinic (RAAM) Please review schedule for latest contact information 08:00 Start Dr. Monty Ghosh

Renfrew Detox:

Renfrew Recovery Centre

Please review schedule for latest contact information


Crucial that you arrive on time.  If you are late you may be sent away.


Opioid Dependency Clinic:

Please review schedule for latest contact information