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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

6th Annual PHCAG RD Research Day

May 25, 2018 RIM Park, Manulife Sports Complex - 2001 University Ave, Waterloo ON N2J 4K4 8:30am-3:30pm

Dietitians of Canada Ontario Primary Health Care Action Group (DC-ON-PHCAG) invites you to attend: 6th Annual PHCAG RD Research Day If you could choose 5 outcome measures for your nutrition services, what would they be? Join your colleagues for an

Practising Wisely Workshops

April 21- May 31, 2018 Toronto, London & Windsor, ON

Hosted by the Ontario College of Family Physicians Practising Wisely: Reducing Unnecessary Testing and Treatment Participants will identify opportunities to “practise wisely”, with a focus on reducing over-prescribing, over-imaging, over-screening and over-monitoring in this highly interactive workshop. Through challenging case

FHT Mental Health Networking and Education Event 2018

May 24 & 25, 2018 Sheraton Hamilton Hotel, Hamilton, ON

Mental Health providers working in Family Health Teams continue to benefit from sharing their knowledge, expertise and experience. Please take advantage of this opportunity to discover what other teams across Ontario are doing, build competencies and share resources and best practices.

Big White Wall and BounceBack: Meeting the demand in Ontario for faster access to psychotherapy

June 5 & 7, 2018 GotoWebinar

Join us for an interactive webinar and hear from the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Ontario and the Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) about two new innovative self-help psychotherapy services that are being funded by the Ontario Government. Both services are

Spirometry Interpretation Workshop (Brampton)

May 15, 2018 Brampton Golf Club, Brampton, ON 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Provider Education Program Spirometry Interpretation Workshop hosted by The Lung Association  and Central Brampton FHT Tuesday, May 15, 2018   5:30 – 8:30pm Learning Objectives By the end of this presentation, the participant will be able to: Clarify and state the

“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

40th Annual Guelph Sexuality Conference

June 13-15, 2018 University of Guelph, Guelph, ON

Registration is now open for the 40th Annual Guelph Sexuality Conference. Help us celebrate by joining us on June 13-15, 2018. We invite you to explore our theme of ‘Innovations in Sexual Health and Wellbeing’ with the fabulous lineup of speakers

2018 alPHa Annual Conference

June 10-12, 2018 Novotel Toronto Centre Hotel, Toronto, ON

alPHa is the provincial organization that represents Ontario’s 36 public health units and their boards of health. alPHa is holding its 2018 Annual Conference from June 10 to 12 at the Novotel Toronto Centre hotel in downtown Toronto. Attending this

Osteoporosis and Fracture Prevention (OCFP)

May 23, 2018 Hamilton, ON 12:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Hosted by Ontario College of Family Physicians Do you want to improve your confidence in screening, diagnosing, and optimizing care for patients with osteoporosis, including those with moderate risk? Through small-group discussions and case analysis, Osteoporosis and Fracture Prevention addresses

Sharing Tools for Excellence in Practice (OCFP)

June 15, 2018 Shaw Centre, Ottawa, ON

The inaugural STEP conference from the Ontario College of Family Physicians brings together health-care leaders to share the latest findings and deliver relevant, evidence-based clinical pearls that primary care providers can apply in practice. The Conference focuses on clinical areas

7th Annual Nurse Executive Leadership Academy

June 12 - 15, 2018 Old Mill Toronto, Toronto, ON

Building on themes of system integration and collaboration, the 7th 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

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

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

Hypertension 2020: Putting the Guidelines into Practice

May 12, 2018 Sheraton Ottawa Hotel, Ottawa, ON

Hypertension is currently the leading preventable cause of death and disability around the world. Hypertension Canada celebrates Hypertension Month with a number of initiatives to raise awareness and promote hypertension prevention and control. We are pleased to invite you to

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

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