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Other Events

NPAO 2018 Annual Conference

September 20-22, 2018 Sheraton Centre Hotel, Toronto, ON

It is my pleasure to invite you to join your colleagues on September 20 – 22 in Toronto for the 2018 NPAO Annual Conference Nurse Practitioners: Closing the Healthcare Gap.  With the culture and nightlife of Canada’s largest city, it’s the ideal setting for

Long Term Care Funding & Reporting Fundamentals

September 20, 2018 Hazelton Manor Banquet & Conference Centre 8:45 AM - 4:30 PM

Thursday September 20, 2018 | 8:45 AM – 4:30 PM Hazelton Manor Banquet & Conference Centre, Concord Members:  $260 Non-Members:  $370 Unique Education on LTC Funding AdvantAge Ontario is pleased to offer the sixth annual full-day session on long term

Project ECHO at CAMH and UofT: Professional Development Opportunity for Family Health Teams

November 21, 2018 Online - Video Conference

Professional Development Opportunity for Family Health Teams: Project ECHO at CAMH and UofT ECHO Ontario Mental Health at CAMH/UofT is a free educational model that uses videoconference technology to connect healthcare providers across Ontario with specialists in mental health and


September 26, 2018 Online

Join your colleagues across Canada for complimentary bimonthly 50-minute webinars to share, learn and discuss incident reports, trends and emerging issues in medication safety! WEBINAR OUTLINE for September 26, 2018: Medication Incident Analysis – TBA Medication Safety Initiative – TBA Observatory –

“Beyond Silence” Mental Health Training

May- October 2018 Various

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN BEING A MENTAL HEALTH “CHAMPION” IN YOUR WORKPLACE? “Beyond Silence” is a new evidence-based workplace mental health training program customized for healthcare workers. The 2-day program, led by peer educators, builds knowledge, skills and resources to

Call for Presentations – AdvantAge Ontario 2019 Annual General Meeting & Convention

October 12, 2018

Call for Presentations – 2019 Annual General Meeting & Convention Monday May 6, 2019 – Wednesday May 8, 2019 Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel Toronto, ON Call for Presentations closing date is Friday, October 12, 2018. All applicants will be notified of their

Health Privacy Officer Training

October 18, 2018 Webcast, or In-person at Vantage Venues, 150 King St W.

Health Privacy Officer Training Launch Day – October 18, 2018 Fall Session (in person in downtown Toronto or via webcast) plus twice-monthly teaching sessions, resources & online community until June 2019 As health care organizations and providers, your privacy practices

OntarioMD EMR: Every Step Conference

September 27, 2018 Toronto Congress Centre, Toronto, ON 7:30am - 4:00pm

You are invited to attend the OntarioMD EMR: Every Step Conference in Toronto on September 27 at the Toronto Congress Centre. Register at the early bird rate today and save over 30% on registration. Click here to view the conference agenda and register

Best Practice Champions Workshop (Level 1)

August 23, September 14 & 24, October 3, 2018 Various Locations, On

Best Practice Champions Workshop (Level 1) Hosted by the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario About this Event: The best practice guidelines (BPG) champions level one workshop is a free, one-day session designed to introduce nurses and other health professionals to

Addressing Substance Use Workshop (Level 1)

August 10, August 26, September 14, 2018 Hamilton, Chatham, & Woodstock

Addressing Substance Use Workshop (Level 1) Hosted by the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario About this Event: This free one-day workshop is for nurses and health professionals who want a fundamental understanding of how to work with clients who use

OPA Wound Care Management Program

Multiple dates Online and in-person

The Ontario Physiotherapy Association has partnered with experts from the Canadian Physical Therapy Wound Care Collaborative to provide this unique, comprehensive, evidence-based series of courses to prepare PTs and other health care professionals working in all areas of health care

Addressing Substance Use Workshop Advanced (Level 2)

September 28 & October 10, 2018 Kingston & Chatham

Addressing Substance Use Workshop (Level 2) Hosted by the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario About this Event: Participants will gain a deeper understanding of advanced concepts in addiction, such as harm reduction and concurrent disorders. The Addressing Substance Use Champions

CommunityConnect 2018 OCSA Conference

October 17 & 18, 2018 Hilton Suites Toronto/Markham Conference Centre, Markham, Ontario

Ontario Community Support Association Call for Abstracts Abstract Deadline: April 23, 2018 at 5:00 pm EST Those interested are asked submit an engaging one-hour session abstract that would: Share insights into Ontario’s evolving health system; Showcase innovative approaches to service

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

Health Quality Transformation: Quality Matters

Wenesday, October 17, 2018 Multiple Locations: Toronto, London, Ottawa, Sudbury, Thunder Bay 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Register for Health Quality Transformation Join us on Wednesday, October 17 at Canada’s largest conference on health care quality – this year taking place in Toronto, London, Ottawa, Sudbury and Thunder Bay. Get ready to share ideas, be inspired and network

September Choosing Wisely Talk

September 13, 2018 Online - Webinar 12:00 PM

Pharmacists Embracing the Principles of Choosing Wisely In November 2017 the Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA) launched their list of ‘Six Things Pharmacists and Patients Should Question’, making them one of the first non-physician groups to release Choosing Wisely recommendations. Join