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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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Other Events

2018 Webinars on Legal Topics for EDs and Managers of Primary Care Clinics

January 4 - December 18, 2018 Online

Calling all FHTs, FHOs, NPLCs (and birth centres)! Join me and Maria McDonald from McDonald HR Law for my 5th annual Legal Issues for Primary Care Teams which will launch January 2018. The topics we will cover in the 2018

Health Equity: Supporting People Living with Multiple Chronic and Complex Conditions to Reach their Full Potential

January 24, 2018 Webinar 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Health Equity: Supporting People Living with Multiple Chronic and Complex Conditions to Reach their Full Potential Please join us for the Health Links Community of Practice Webinar. Learning Objectives: Learn how to enhance the patient experience for people with multiple

2018 Videoconference Series: Geriatric Mental Health

January 26, 2018 Online or Baycrest Hospital, Toronto, ON 12-1 pm

January event: Understanding the Human Aspects of Animal Hoarding. Caring about Animals is no Substitute for Caring for Animals. Presented by: Matt Robillard, MD, FRCPC Baycrest Objectives: 1. Define animal hoarding 2. Understand how it relates to OCD 3. Describe

Up Close with the IPC Commissioner – Understanding Annual Breach Reporting Obligations under PHIPA

January 18, 2018 Online 10am-11am

In the complex environment around health information privacy, evolving requirements under the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 (PHIPA) are presenting additional compliance obligations for health information custodians (HICs), including hospitals. These requirements include a new legal obligation for HICs

Quality Rounds Ontario- The Opioids Strategy and Quality Standards

Jan. 18, 2018 In-person at CAMH or via OTN 12-1 pm (EST)

The Opioids Strategy and Quality Standards – From Harm Reduction, to Pain Management, Access to Services and a Focus on Prescribing. Dr. David Juurlink  Staff Internist and head of the division of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Elder Abuse: Tools and Resources for Front Line Health Workers

Jan. 25, 2018 Webinar 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EST

Complimentary webinar Are you a Community Health Nurse, employed with a Public Health Unit or as a Nurse Practitioner in a clinic? Then this webinar is for YOU. Join Elder Abuse Ontario for a brief overview of elder abuse as

Ontario Long Term Care Association & Ontario Retirement Communities Association’s Together We Care Convention & Trade Show

April 9-11, 2018 Toronto Congress Centre, Toronto, ON

Together We Care 2018 is Canada’s largest gathering of long-term care and retirement home professionals. With more than 1,200 delegates and over 250 exhibitors, this year’s event will feature exceptional keynote speakers and educational sessions that cover a range of

Patient Education Session on Multiple Myeloma

March 5, 2018 Southlake Regional Health Centre - Newmarket, ON 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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

MSK Education: Joint Assessment Made Easy (OCFP)

Jan. 29, 2018 2100 - 400 University Ave., Toronto (OCFP offices) 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Join Dr. Janice Harvey and Dr. Michelle Acorn in a hands-on comprehensive Group Learning program that will bring your diagnostic skills to the current state of practice. Assessments covered include shoulder, back, hip, knee and ankle. Monday, January 29, 2018

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

Minding the Gap in Wound Care Institute: Program Planning Stream

March 21 - 23, 2018 Hilton Hotel Niagara Falls, Niagara Falls, ON

This institute provides opportunities to learn about the best practices in wound care through interactive dialogue with experts and through case studies, demonstrations and hands-on application labs. Now with clinical and program planning streams. Get information on the clinical stream

Best Practices in Wound Care Institute: Clinical Stream

March 18 - 23, 2018 Hilton Niagara Falls/Fallsview Hotel & Suites, Niagara Falls, ON

This institute provides opportunities to learn about the best practices in wound care through interactive dialogue with experts and through case studies, demonstrations and hands-on application labs. Now with clinical and program planning streams. Get information on the program planning

Leadership and Organizing for Change – Institute for Healthcare Improvement

February 15, 2018 Online

You’ve been asked to take the lead on an initiative or you are trying to help move your team in a new direction. Even with a perfect tactical plan, your efforts can flounder. You will need to pay just as

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