AFHTO is the advocate, network and resource for team-based primary care in Ontario
Primary care teams speed up access to care and offer a wider range of programs and services to promote health and manage chronic disease. They bring together the variety of skills needed to help people stay as healthy as possible.
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Governance Webcast Series: Strategic Planning

January 15, 2019 GoToWebinar 12 PM to 1:30 PM

Strategic planning is key to an organization’s growth and success. This webinar will review how to develop a strategic plan, why this is important, and the board’s role in implementing it to see results. Webcasts will be recorded and posted

Opioids Clinical Primer

Available online, anytime Online Program

In collaboration with Ontario’s six medical schools, Machealth has launched a new online learning program designed to help Canadain health professionals better understand their role in the management of the ongoing opioid crisis. The program addresses common challenges in the

Governance Webcast Series: Risk Management

March 27, 2019 GoToWebinar 12 PM to 1:30 PM

Please join us to discuss risk management and the board’s role and leading practices in this. Webcasts will be recorded and posted within 24-48 hours. This is part of the “Raising the Bar on Governance – Webcast Series,” which has

Governance Webcast Series: Public Complaints

February 20, 2019 GoToWebinar 12 PM to 1:30 PM

Public complaints are important to address in a timely manner, and to be done to the best of the team’s ability to resolve challenges patients have faced. This webinar will review the requirements for a FHT/NPLC complaints process, as well

Beyond Silence – Mental Health Training for Healthcare Workers

Multiple dates Toronto, Cobourg, Chatham, Thunder Bay and Hamilton

“Beyond Silence” is a 2-day, evidence-based workplace mental health training program led by peer educators for healthcare workers to build knowledge, skills, and resources to promote early intervention and support for psychological health and safety in the workplace. The program is based

Spine Online E-Course

Available online, anytime Online Program

Introducing the Spine Online Course for primary care providers. Developed by the Centre for Effective Practice (CEP) and funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC), as part of the Knowledge Translation in Primary Care Initiative, this course

Focus on Follow-Up – Slides and Resources

November 27, 2018 Steelworkers' Union Hall Conference Centre, Sudbury ON

On November 27, over 50 people from primary care teams across the North East came together in Sudbury for Focus on Follow-Up. They came because they want their patients to get better follow-up after getting out of hospital. They also

Perinatal Mental Health Webcast Series

Sept 27, Oct 25 and Nov 22 Online - Webcast 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

The Perinatal Mental Health Team at Mount Sinai Hospital is pleased to promote a Three-Part Educational Webcast Series (Fall 2018)* in partnership with Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN). Part 1: The Good Enough Parent: Psychodynamics of the perinatal period Thursday, September

2019 Advanced Life Support Courses (ACLS) at Sunnybrook Hospital

Multiple Dates Sunnybrook Hospital, Toronto

The Sunnyrook ALS Educator Program is pleased to share their 2019 Course Schedule. They offer condensed re certification courses. You are elgibile as long as you sign up before your ACLS or PALS card expires (2 years). After that time,

Young-Onset Dementia: The Experience of Spousal Carers- Baycrest GeMH

November 23, 2018 Live & archived webcast 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST

Young-Onset Dementia: The Experience of Spousal Carers Presented by: Adriana Shnall, PhD, MSW, RSW Manager and Professional Practice Chief of Social Work Manager for Koschitzky Centre for Innovations in Family Caregiving Baycrest After attending the Rounds, the participant will be

Best Practices in Wound Care Institute: Clinical Stream

March 3-8, 2019 Niagara Falls, Niagara Falls Hilton Hotel & Suites 3:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Now with clinical and program planning streams. Get information on the program planning stream. Clinical Stream The clinical stream builds on your clinical expertise using best practice guidelines (BPG) related to wound care. Mission To reduce the physiological, psychological, and the

Best Practices in Wound Care Institute: Program Planning Stream

March 5-8, 2019 Niagara Falls, Niagara Falls Hilton Hotel & Suites 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

About this Event: Register by February 8, 2019 to secure your accommodations at the Hilton Hotel. After this date, a reservation at this hotel cannot be guaranteed. Now with clinical and program planning streams. Learn more about the clinical stream Program

8th Annual Nurse Executive Leadership Academy

May 28-31, 2019 Niagara-on the-Lake, White Oaks Conference Resort and Spa

The 8th Annual Nurse Executive Leadership Academy offers an energizing knowledge exchange forum for nurse executives from all sectors. Participants will gain new knowledge and a fresh perspective to support and enhance their governance, leadership and practice roles. The program

NPAO MAiD Conference – Thunder Bay

November 10, 2018 Thunder Bay & Toront

The Nurse Practitioners’ Association of Ontario (NPAO) supported by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care in in-kind partnership with CAMAP is pleased to announce this rich learning opportunity for those interested in or already providing Medical Assistance in Dying

RNAO 5th Annual NP Knowledge Exchange Symposium

November 20, 2018 Toronto, RNAO Home Office 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Tue, 2018-11-20 08:30 – 16:30 RNAO home office 158 Pearl St. Toronto ON Map this location About this Event: Nurse practitioners don’t miss out on this year’s landmark NP event. Come and discuss key health issues of interest to NPs. The event is

Diabetes Update 2018

November 14, 2018 London, Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Conference Centre - Crystal Ballroom 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

DIABETES UPDATE 2018 WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2018 Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Conference Centre – Crystal Ballroom 591 Wellington Road South, London 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. PROGRAM OBJECTIVES By attending this program, participants will become familiar with: 1) Understanding

Altering Challenging Behaviours in Persons with ABI

November 14, 2018 West Park Healthcare Centre 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Acquired Brain Injury Behaviour Services presents: ALTERING CHALLENGING BEHAVIOURS IN PERSONS WITH ABI: Building Organizational Capacity and Individual Skills Wednesday, November 14, 2018 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. West Park Healthcare Centre 82 Buttonwood Ave. Toronto ON Persons with acquired