Information Webinar: COVID-19 Vaccination for Children 5-11 years old

Mon, November 29, 2021

COVID-19 vaccination for children 5-11 years old is expected to be approved by Health Canada by the end of November. The Alliance for Healthier Communities and the Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario is cohosting an information session to help our members prepare, and to answer your most pressing questions.

Dr. Janine McCready, infectious diseases physician at Michael Garron Hospital, will share details of the expected or approved vaccine for children, share insights for how to counsel parents and guardians, and address commonly asked questions and concerns.

Virtual Funding Opportunities for Primary Care

Thu, September 16, 2021
ZOOM Webinar

 

HOSTED BY AFHTO & oNTARIO hEALTH

 

Ontario Health will provide information and answer questions about FY2021-22 digital and virtual care provincial funding opportunities for Ontario Health Teams (OHTs) and In Development Team, including support for online appointment booking and virtual primary care projects. This funding is available to support health system recovery, accelerate health system transformation, and build OHT digital maturity.  
 
Presenters: 

Rheumatology in Primary Care: Approach to the Patient with Peripheral Joint Pain

Thu, October 14, 2021
ZOOM Webinar

HOSTED BY AFHTO & ECHO ONTARIO AT UHN

This presentation provides an overarching schema of rheumatic diseases, with a focus on types and patterns of articular involvement, and extraarticular and serologic correlates. By the end of the presentation, participants will be able to apply this schema when approaching common rheumatic disease presentations. 

This webinar will address, the following: 

Tapering and Stopping Opioids

Tue, October 19, 2021
ZOOM Webinar

Hosted by AFHTO & ECHO Ontario Chronic Pain and Opioid Stewardship (UHN)

There is evidence that chronic opioid therapy has a negative impact on patients' quality of life and increasing the risk of serious complications like opioid use disorder, unintentional overdose and death. Tapering opioids can be challenging to the prescriber and to the patient, and there is not a lot of guidance on how to do it safely, comfortably and effectively.

Primary Care Vaccination QI Support CoP

Thu, June 17, 2021 - Thu, July 08, 2021
Webinar

Shared by the Primary Care Vaccination QI Support CoP (AFHTO, AHC, NPLCA)

Dates: June 17th and July 8th, 2021 8:00 am to 9:00 am

Join to continue sharing learnings, tools and strategies primary care providers and primary care teams are using in the delivery of COVID-19 vaccines in Ontario.

Target Audience: Primary care providers, Executive Directors, Clinical Managers and staff involved in delivering vaccines to their patients and / or their communities.

Cancer screening during the pandemic and onwards

Mon, June 21, 2021
ZOOM

Hosted by AFHTO, Alliance for Healthier Communities, Ontario health (Cancer Care Ontario), NPLCA & OCFP 


In collaboration with our primary care partners and Ontario Health (Cancer Care Ontario), we will host a webinar to further explore guidance for resuming breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening and share stories from teams resuming cancer screening.

Objectives: 

Geriatric Clinical Pharmacology and GeriMedRisk: Drug Safety for Older Adults beyond "Start Low, Go Slow"

Thu, June 24, 2021
ZOOM Webinar

HOSTED BY AFHTO & GeriMedRisk

In this webinar, Dr. Ho will review the pharmacology of aging and its impact on adverse drug events among seniors. Additionally, Dr. Ho will also introduce practical, accessible tools and services that primary care providers can use to optimize drug safety, including accessing GeriMedRisk.