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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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Events

Register now! Managing Medication as a Team

November 17 2017 YMCA GTA Central, Toronto, ON 10:30am - 3:30pm

It takes a team… Managing medication is everyone’s job.  Join us in Toronto on Friday, November 17th for Managing Medication as a Team. In this full-day workshop, we’ll take an in-depth look at four common aspects of interprofessional medication management,

Privacy and Enterprise Risk Management in Primary Care

November 22, 2017 Online 11:30am - 12:45pm

AFHTO has partnered with the Governance Centre of Excellence, to offer our members a series of webcast and online learning modules to better serve your governance needs and empower board leadership. Please join us for an upcoming webcast on Wednesday,

Webinar – BILL 148 – Major Changes to the Employment Standards Act

December 5, 2017 Online 12pm - 1pm

Join Maria McDonald of McDonald Health Law for a webinar on Tuesday, December 5th at 12:00 p.m. to learn more about the major changes to the Employment Standards Act and how it will impact your organization. Register now at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4354511734978599171

Public Services Health & Safety Association (PSHSA) Webinar

December 7, 2017 Online 12pm - 1pm

Starting Fall 2017, the provincial Ministry of Labour (MOL) will be visiting family practice health teams (FHTs & CHCs) across Ontario to carry out proactive inspections. These inspections are conducted to determine compliance with the Ontario Health and Safety Act

Radon: Is it in your patients’ homes?

Ongoing Online

Next to smoking, radon is the leading cause of lung cancer and is linked to causing the deaths of 3,200 Canadians every year. All homes have some level of radon and talking to your patients about the need to test

Coffee Talk- Board of Directors Series

Sep. 28 & Nov. 23, 2017 Webinar 8:00-9:00 a.m.

Miller Thomson’s Health Industry Group is proud to expand its value added offerings to include a new complimentary webinar series specifically for Boards of Directors and senior management of health service providers. The health and social service sector is under

Health Sector Privacy Officer Training June 2017- March 2018

June 6 to to March 31, 2018 Webcast or in-person at St. Andrew’s Club and Conference Centre, Toronto, ON

Full Day Session – June 6, 2017 (in person St. Andrews Conference Centre, Toronto or via webcast) plus weekly/biweekly teaching sessions, resources & online community to March 31, 2018 WHAT ROLE DO YOU PLAY IN PRIVACY? This course focuses on Ontario legislation, but is

Comprehensive Diabetes Educator Program

Fall 2017 - May 2018 Online

Are you thinking of becoming a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE®)? The Pear Healthcare Solutions Comprehensive Diabetes Educator Program is fully online, accredited*, and designed to help you successfully challenge the CDE examination. The program consists of 40 bite-sized modules with

2017 Opioid Use Disorder in Primary Care Conference

November 24, 2017 Beanfield Centre, Toronto, ON 8:00am - 4:30pm

You are invited to the 2017 Opioid Use Disorder in Primary Care Conference organized by CAMH held on Friday, November 24, 2017 at the Beanfield Centre, Toronto, ON. This year’s topics will cover the following: Heroin & Hydromorphone: Injectable Opioid

Post-Conference Treating Poverty Workshop

November 25, 2017 Fairmont Royal York, Toronto, ON 8:30am - 4:00pm

Learn to screen for poverty. Access and understand the resources available to address poverty and other social determinants of health. Understand the impact poverty has on health and risk factors. Go home with evidence-based tools you can use in your

Perinatal Mental Health – Fall 2017 Educational Webcast series

October 26, November 9, November 23, 2017 Online

The Perinatal Mental Health Team at Mount Sinai Hospital is pleased to promote another Fall Educational Webcast Series in partnership with Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN). Fifteen to twenty per cent of women develop a mental illness during or after pregnancy.

Transforming Patient Care Environments

November 28, 2017 Women's College Hospital, Toronto, ON 8am - 5:30pm

Dear Healthcare Leaders! This session brings together thought leaders in in the healthcare facilities and clinical planning space that are reshaping the way we plan, design and construct healthcare environments to meet the needs of patients into the future. Opportunities

Ontario Long Term Care Association’s This is Long Term Care 2017 Conference: Ahead of the Curve

November 27-29, 2017 Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto, ON

Ontario Long Term Care Association’s This is Long Term Care 2017 Conference: Ahead of the Curve November 27-29, 2017 Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto This is Long Term Care seeks to profile new and emerging research, innovation and quality initiatives in

MED SAFETY EXCHANGE Webinar Series

September 2017 - February 2018 Online

Join your colleagues across Canada for complimentary monthly 60-minute webinars to share, learn and discuss incident reports, trends and emerging issues in medication safety! Hosted by: Canadian Patient Safety Institute and Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada Background Info Most

Wound Canada’s Fall Conference

November 16-19, 2017 International Centre, Mississauga, ON

Attendee feedback: “I learned a lot that I can apply to my practice”   “Thoroughly enjoyed the networking”   “High-quality speakers” Join us at the wound event of the year!   November 16–19, 2017, in Mississauga, Ontario  Wounds Canada’s (the Canadian Association

55th Annual Scientific Assembly – Bringing Relevant and Practical Learning to Complex Care

November 23 - 24, 2017 Fairmont Royal York, Toronto, ON

Join us at ASA 2017 and get the latest on clinical topics with evidence-based tools to apply in practice. ASA 2017 is certified for up to 12 Mainpro+ credits and includes more than 50 new topics and 100+ interactive presentations developed by family

Health Quality Ontario – Virtual Town Hall – Low Back Pain Quality Standard

November 30, 2017 Online 12pm - 1pm

YOU ARE INVITED! Participate in a virtual town hall focused on the Low Back Pain Quality Standard Thursday November 30, 2017 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Health Quality Ontario is working on the development of a quality standard focusing on

Privacy Officer Training for Primary Care Practices

October 24, 2017 - November 28, 2017 Toronto, ON and Online

If you are a Privacy Officer for a primary care practice (or know someone who is), you are invited to the Privacy Officer training starting October 24th.  If you want some support to feel more confident in your role –

What you need to know about OHIP+: Children and Youth Pharmacare

November 30, 2017 Webinar - See registration link within 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

AFHTO members are invited to attend a webinar on OHIP+: Children and Youth Pharmacare facilitated by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. Beginning January 1, 2018, children and youth aged 24 years and under who have OHIP coverage will

Health Promotion Ontario Conference

November 23, 2017 Chestnut Conference Centre, Toronto, ON

Each year, Health Promotion Ontario (HPO) provides a forum for students, practitioners and researchers to come together and discuss issues and ideas in and around the field of health promotion. This year’s conference will be in celebration of the 30th