Arts on Prescription: Improving health and wellbeing through arts participation

Tue, October 06, 2020

Recent research has shown that arts participation lead to a wide range of improvements in physical and mental health, including improved cognitive functions, reduced instances of depression, and better management of chronic pain, just to name a few. A 2019 evidence review by the World Health Organization Europe, mapping global research and case studies, found that arts play a significant role in health promotion and management and has the potential to “address complex challenges for which there are no current healthcare solutions.” 

Digital Health and Virtual Care Day

Thu, October 01, 2020
Virtual Conference

Hosted by OntarioMD

Recent events have shown that digital health and virtual care tools can quickly become indispensable practice tools to manage patient information and provide care when in-person visits aren't possible. Register (for free) today for the OntarioMD Digital Health and Virtual Care Day to learn how you can take advantage of these innovative technologies to realize more of their benefits and integrate them with your EMR workflows as much as possible!

NPAO Annual Conference

Thu, September 24, 2020 - Fri, September 25, 2020
Virtual Conference

Join NPAO on September 24 – 25, 2020 for their 2020 NPAO Annual Conference Professional Power: Empowering Nurse Practitioners in 2020 and Beyond. NPAO will be holding this conference in a virtual format. This year’s Annual Conference will provide you with evidence-based educational sessions, workshops, and skill-building forums.

Liver Disease in Primary Care: Approach to Fatty Liver

Thu, September 10, 2020

ECHO Liver Evening Series presents Liver Disease in Primary Care: Approach to Fatty Liver

This evening session will consist of a didactic lecture by our interprofessional team and real de-identified patient cases presentations.
This session is accredited. Fully Funded by the Ministry of Health
Topic:  Liver Disease in Primary Care:  Approach to Fatty Liver
Location: Online
Date and Time: Thursday 10 Sept, 2020 at 7:00-8:00pm

The evening session series are:

Treatable Rare Diseases in the Generalists Clinic

Thu, September 10, 2020 - Thu, September 17, 2020

Hosted by Sanofi Genzyme

You are cordially invited to attend a 90-minute webinar session on Treatable Rare Diseases in the Generalists Clinic.
Keynote Speaker: 

  • Dr. Vera Bril, BSc, MD, FRCPC; Neurologist, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute (TGHRI);Professor of Neurology, University of Toronto, Head, Neuromuscular Section, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON    

Dr. John Pasternak, MD, General Practitioner, Health Matters Medical Clinic, Medicine Hat, AB

Strengthening Families Together Virtual Series

Thu, September 10, 2020 - Thu, October 01, 2020
Webinar Series

Hosted by IAmMentalHealth

Are you a caregiver providing support to someone living with schizophrenia or a psychosis related illness? Join IAmMentalHealth for their 4 session family education group.
Their program covers the challenges that families face while supporting a family member living with schizophrenia or psychosis, handling stress and anxiety, practical strategies around communication, and coping with daily living including; scheduling daily activities, motivation, wellness and crisis planning, and caregiver well-being.