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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

Quality Rounds Ontario. Falling Through the Cracks: Greg’s Story

Jan 24, 2019 Live Webcast 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Falling Through the Cracks: Greg’s Story Thursday, January 24th, 2019 | Noon to 1:00 p.m. (EST) SAVE TO CALENDAR Greg Price was 31 when he was diagnosed with cancer. His journey through Alberta’s health care system and untimely death led

Changing CARE: Made-in-Ontario approaches to improving the caregiver experience

Jan 28, 2019 Webcast or in-person at Vantage Venues, Toronto, ON

Changing CARE: Made-in-Ontario approaches to improving the caregiver experience Co-hosted by The Change Foundation and the Changing CARE projects January 28, 2019 Registration: 4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Presentations begin at 4:30 p.m. Reception to follow Vantage Venues 150 King Street

Leukemia 101: Training for oncology nurses and allied healthcare professionals

Feb. 6, 2019 Webcast 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Free Webcast on Leukemia 101: Training for oncology nurses and allied healthcare professionals Date: February 6, 2019 Time: 6:00 – 7:00 pm EDT Speakers: Laurie Ann Homes – Nurse Educator, The Ottawa Hospital Amber Killam – Nurse Educator, The Ottawa

Advanced Training in Cognitive Behavioural Insomnia Therapy (CBT‐I) in a Family Health Setting

March 27 & 28, 2019 Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto

Two‐Day Advanced Training in Cognitive Behavioural Insomnia Therapy (CBT‐I) in a Family Health Setting Dates: Wednesday, March 27 & Thursday, March 28, 2019 Location: Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario Facilitator: Dr. Colleen E. Carney, Ryerson University Hosted by: the

Leading Transformation: Building Adaptive Capacity

Feb 28, Mar 1, 28 & 29 Toronto, BMO Institute for Learning 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Continuous change is the norm for healthcare professionals, whether it is in technological advances, process improvement, patient expectations or redefining roles and structures. In this program, learners are presented with a leadership framework that focuses on building the capacity within

Predicting the Future: Charitable sector careers for the workforce of 2020

Jan 22, 2019 Webinar 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Tue, Jan 22, 2019 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST The world of work is changing. Learn what’s driving the Future of Work and the value of incorporating new tools and approaches into how you address staffing challenges. This free

Sustaining your gains: A discussion on challenges of sustaining QI success & preventing the risks of short-lived improvements

Mar. 21, 2019 Webinar 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Sustaining your gains: A discussion on challenges of sustaining QI success & preventing the risks of short-lived improvements Thu, Mar 21, 2019 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM EDT So, you’ve be a part of a successful improvement project but are

Enhancing “joy in work” for professionals through healthcare improvement with Dr. Chris Hayes

Feb. 5, 2019 Webinar 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Enhancing “joy in work” for professionals through healthcare improvement with Dr. Chris Hayes Tue, Feb 5, 2019 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EST Description to be updated when made available

Primer on Governance and Leadership of Quality Improvement: Key messages for Boards

Jan 24, 2019 Webinar 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Thu, Jan 24, 2019 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EST This webinar is intended for Senior Leaders and Board members working and volunteering in community mental health and addiction organizations across Ontario. The intent of this webinar is to provide

Healthy Work Environment Webinar Series

Feb 12 - April 23 Webinar Series

About this Event: The webinar series is a virtual learning experience that incorporates theory, techniques and tools to assist nurse leaders and other health-care professionals to focus and implement healthy work environment strategies through use of evidence-based practices. The series

CAMH Opioid De-Implementation Initiative

Jan. 8, 2019 Online 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

CAMH’s Opioid De-Implementation Initiative aims to promote evidence-based practices for treating pain and addiction in primary health care. They are currently offering: Opioid De-Implementation in Primary Care: An interactive webinar on January 8, 2019 presented by project lead Dr. Peter

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

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

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,

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