Events

Advancing Equity in Cancer Screening for Gender-Diverse Clients

Fri, June 17, 2022
ZOOM Webinar

HOSTED BY the alliance for healthier communities, indigenous primary health care council, nurse practitioner led clinics association, association of family health teams of ontario and ontario health

Ontario Health has developed new, gender-affirming cancer screening guidelines to support the health and wellbeing of Trans and Non-Binary clients. These groups often have lower screening rates than their peers due to outreach that misses eligible clients and screening practices that can trigger gender dysphoria.

Lung Health Foundation: Spirometry Testing for Diagnosing Asthma and COPD in Primary Care – The Why and the How

Thu, June 16, 2022 - Wed, June 29, 2022
Zoom Series

Hosted by The Lung Foundation

Objectives

Asthma and COPD are among the most common chronic diseases in Canada. In fact, almost 4 million Canadians have a label of asthma, and over 2 million have a label of COPD. People who are diagnosed with asthma or COPD are usually prescribed inhalers (also known as puffers), but rarely recommended pulmonary function testing to confirm the diagnosis.

Clearing the Air on Asthma and COPD: When Undertesting Leads to Overdiagnosis

Wed, June 08, 2022
Zoom Series

Hosted by Choosing Wisely Canada

Objectives

Asthma and COPD are among the most common chronic diseases in Canada. People who are diagnosed with asthma or COPD are usually prescribed inhalers (also known as puffers), but studies show that more than 30% of individuals who carry these disease labels do not actually have the condition when tested with a formal pulmonary function test.

Action Now! Building Equitable Futures Together

Tue, June 07, 2022 - Fri, June 10, 2022
Delta Hotels by Marriott Toronto Airport & Conference Centre, 655 Dixon Rd Toronto, Ontario

Hosted by The Alliance for Healthier Communities

We are ready to take the next steps to move us towards real, sustainable systemic change. This is why we’re excited to invite you to join us at Action Now! Building Equitable Futures Together, our comprehensive primary health care conference,

June 8-9, 2022.
Delta Hotels by Marriott Toronto Airport & Conference Centre, 655 Dixon Rd Toronto, Ontario
Click here to register, pricing and event lists

Practical Technologies that can Enable Ageing in Place

Thu, May 19, 2022
ZOOM Webinar

HOSTED BY Sinai health, national institute of ageing, university health network & primary care collaborative

Dr. Samir Sinha, Director of Geriatrics at Sinai Health and University Health Network (UHN) and Director of Health Policy Research at the National Institute on Ageing (NIA), will be presenting on Practical Technologies that can Enable Ageing in Place on May 19, from 9:00 – 10:00am EDT. This webinar is presented by Sinai Health, in partnership with the NIA, UHN, and the Primary Care Collaborative.

OMA Town Hall on Paxlovid and Evusheld

Tue, May 10, 2022
Virtual

Hosted by Ontario Medical Association

The OMA will host an online COVID-19 town hall on Paxlovid and Evusheld on Tuesday, May 10th from 7:30-9:00 p.m. The session will address considerations for prescribing Paxlovid for the treatment of COVID-19 and will provide an overview of Evusheld, a new prophylactic treatment for immunocompromised patients. The majority of the event will be focused on Q&A and will include a wide range of medical specialists and pharmacists to address physician questions. 

May 10th 7:30-9:30pm