Poster Displays

Information & Resources for Posters:

Here is the poster information kit for poster presenters.

To view posters at a glance by conference theme, please click here.
To view poster descriptions, please see the end of this page. Poster descriptions will be updated shortly.

If you are unsure of the status of your poster presentation, please contact

2018 Key Dates:

  • October 1, 2018: Early-bird registration deadline – payments must be received by this date
  • October 10, 2018: Deadline to submit poster PDF
  • October 24 & 25, 2018: AFHTO 2018 Conference
    • Install poster: 7:30 to 8:30 AM, October 24, 2018
    • Remove poster: 2:00 to 4:00 PM, October 25, 2018

Poster Display Guidelines:

  • The maximum size for posters is 46” (vertical) x 70” (horizontal)
  • Posters are to be put into place before 8:30 AM on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, and removed at 4:00 PM on Thursday, October 25, 2018.

Online Poster Gallery

In order to share your initiative with as many of your peers as possible, an online gallery of posters will be made available here after the conference. To participate, please email a PDF of your poster to by October 10, 2018.

Poster Board # ThemeTitle
#11. Mental health and addictionsPerson-Centred Risk Assessment Framework: Assessing and Managing Risk in Older Adults Living with Dementia
#21. Mental health and addictionsEvolution of a Primary Care-Based Psychiatry Program
#31. Mental health and addictionsPaying for Engagement: An Incentive-Based Program for Women Who Use Substances During Pregnancy
#41. Mental health and addictionsImproving Access to Social Worker Services by Reducing Wait Times
#51. Mental health and addictionsA Research Study of an Emotion Focused Mindfulness Group in Primary Care (Work in Progress)
#61. Mental health and addictionsUtilizing the Knowledge and Skills of a FHT Pharmacist and Social Worker for Opioid Weaning and Pain Management
#71. Mental health and addictionsBehaviours that Challenge in Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disability: Is it Mental Health?
#81. Mental health and addictionsInter-Professional Team Care Intervention in High Needs Area
#91. Mental health and addictionsOPIOIDS in CNCP-Identifying Your “At Risk” Patients at a FHT
#101. Mental health and addictionsFrom 'First Contact': Engaging Patients, Assessing Needs, and Reducing Wait Times for Mental Health Counselling
#111. Mental health and addictionsMotivate, Engage and Activate! How Occupational Therapists Empower Patients with Mental Health and Addiction Issues to Live Their Best Lives
#121. Mental health and addictionsReadiness for Patient Engagement in Primary Care Teams
#131. Mental health and addictionsReducing Harm from Opioids: A Multi-Pronged Team-Based Approach
#142. Healthy relationships, healthy teamsExpanding HAES® to Our Community by Delivering an Interdisciplinary Intuitive Eating Program at SETFHT
#152. Healthy relationships, healthy teamsUnderstanding the Incentives and Disincentives that Influence Team Collaboration to Improve the Quality of Care for Depression and Anxiety in Ontario’s Family Health Teams
#162. Healthy relationships, healthy teamsAiming Our Sights High: Bringing Together Primary Care Practitioners of the Couchiching FHT for a Yearly QI Summit
#172. Healthy relationships, healthy teamsNurse Led Well Baby and Child Visit Program
#182. Healthy relationships, healthy teamsAn Interprofessional Approach to Developing a Homebound Patient Medication Safety Tool
#192. Healthy relationships, healthy teamsAn Application of Social Constructivism Theory to Improve the Utilization of a Community of Practice for Occupational Therapists Working in Primary Care
#203. Expanding your reachINSPIRED – Scaling Up INSPIRED Approaches to COPD Care
#213. Expanding your reachHere We Grow – The Evolution of an In-Home Interprofessional Primary Care Team to Include a Clinic Model
#223. Expanding your reachHearing Screening: Expanding Access with Mobile Technology and Giving Kids the Edge in School
#233. Expanding your reachInfant Nutrition & Sleep – Creating and Implementing a Program for Sleepy New Parents
#243. Expanding your reachTransgender Care Clinic
#253. Expanding your reachChronic Pain: A Registered Nurse Led Self-Management Program
#263. Expanding your reachPalliative Care in Multi-Cultural Rural Communities: Interweaving Practice and Learning
#273. Expanding your reachAdvances Evaluation Methods: An Examination of the Barrie and Community Family Health Team Diabetes Management Program
#283. Expanding your reachOptimization of Patient Visits to Improve Access and Quality of Care
#293. Expanding your reachChomp and Stomp – Keeping Infants on Track
#304. The “How to” streamBreathing Easier: Using the Health Equity Impact Assessment to Ensure Equitable Delivery of a Primary Care Respiratory Program
#314. The “How to” streamROAR: Addressing Literacy in Primary Care with Our Youngest Population
#324. The “How to” streamProviding Evidenced-Based Care as a Best Practice Spotlight Organization Pre-Designate
#334. The “How to” streamPower Over Pain: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Treatment of Chronic Pain
#344. The “How to” streamMediterranean Style Eating: Guide to Why and How
#354. The “How to” streamNutriSTEP: Is Your Child at Risk? Tips to Healthy Screening
#364. The “How to” streamSuccessfully Engaging Team Members in a FHT-Wide Implementation of the Telus PS Smoking Status Toolbar
#374. The “How to” streamOptimize Vascular Protection with ACE Inhibitors or ARBs in a Diabetic Population in a Community Based FHT – A Health Improvement Initiative and Validating the My Practice Report by Health Quality Ontario
#384. The “How to” streamThe Journey to Cultural Competency – Learning Lessons Along the Way
#394. The “How to” streamUsing EMR Reminders to Make a Difference to Renally Impaired Patients
#404. The “How to” streamGuelph FHT’s Evaluation Mindset: A Ten Year Evolution
#414. The “How to” streamMoving with the Times – Improving the Patient Experience with Communication and Technology
#424. The “How to” streamAgile Approach to FHT Emergency Preparedness
#434. The “How to” streamHow to Reduce Cardio-Metabolic Risk in Your Patients through Diet and Exercise? Creating Community Collaborations and Optimizing Resources for the CHANGE Program
#444. The “How to” streamUpstream Healthcare: A Postpartum Gestational Diabetes Group
#454. The “How to” streamTo Be or Not to Be… Assessing Hallux Abductovalgus Deformity as Part of the 60-Second Diabetic Foot Screen
#464. The “How to” streamInnovation Explosion: Developing and Using Strategies and Resources to Build the Capacity or Family Health Teams to Implement Baby-Friendly Best Practices
#474. The “How to” streamPPI DE-PRESCRIBING PROJECT - Where We Came From - Where We Are At Now - Where We Are Going
#484. The “How to” streamLearning How to Get Lucky: Enablers of High Performing Primary Care Teams
#495. Why hasn’t this expanded: scalable pilot programsThe iDynaForm: An Innovative Tool to Efficiently Manage Patients with One or Multiple Chronic Diseases to Increase Scope for Allied Health and Build Capacity within Family Health Teams
#505. Why hasn’t this expanded: scalable pilot programsAdvance Care Planning: Building Capacity and Successful Implementation in Interdisciplinary Teams
#515. Why hasn’t this expanded: scalable pilot programsOntario’s First FHT to Achieve Baby-Friendly Designation – A Roadmap to Success
#525. Why hasn’t this expanded: scalable pilot programsLevelling the Playing Field: Helping Patients with Severe Physical Disabilities in Your FHT