Events

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.

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: 

Special Interest ECHO Sessions - Gender Diversity: Information for Primary Care Providers

Wed, November 17, 2021 - Wed, December 01, 2021
Webinar

hosted by echo

Primary care providers have an important role to play in discussing gender identity and gender health goals with patients and providing gender-affirming care or referrals for gender-affirming care. Learn more about how you can support your gender diverse patients in this upcoming FREE three-part Special Interest ECHO Series on Gender Diversity: Information for Primary Care Providers.

Quality Standard for Delirium Care: How Can I Help?

Wed, October 27, 2021
ZOOM Webinar

 Hosted by The Ontario Caregiver Organization & Ontario Health (Quality) 

WEBINAR DESCRIPTION:
In partnership with Ontario Health, this webinar provides an overview of delirium and how family
members and caregivers can support people with or at risk for delirium. You will learn how to help
prevent delirium, how to recognize the signs and symptoms of delirium, and ways to support your
family member’s care. We will hear from a clinician and people with lived experience, and examine

Virtual National Pancreas Conference 2021

Tue, October 19, 2021 - Thu, October 21, 2021
Virtual

Hosted by Craig's Cause Pancreatic Cancer Society and The Canadian Association of General Surgeons

You're invited to the virtual NATIONAL PANCREAS CONFERENCE 2021!

Don’t miss Canada’s first and only National Pancreas Conference! Co-Developed by the Canadian Association of General Surgeons (CAGS) and Craig’s Cause Pancreatic Cancer Society (CCPCS), and hosted virtually in The Rounds, the 3-day program offers a wide range of educational sessions hosted by expert speakers on the treatment and management of pancreatic cancer.

Managing Mental Health in the Workplace

Tue, October 19, 2021
Virtual

Hosted by ontario phychological association (OPA) and city of toronto

Description: In partnership with the City of Toronto, the Ontario Psychological Association (OPA) will be hosting a free virtual day of learning for frontline workers & managers on Tuesday, October 19th. This event is centered around managing mental health in the workplace during covid-19.

The Event will be held virtually on October 19th, 2021 from 8:30am to 4:00pm

De/Implement: CWC Implementation Research Webinar Series | Using Resources Wisely Post Pandemic: Where Do We Start?

Wed, October 13, 2021
Webinar

Hosted by choosing wisely canada

Webinar Description: In May 2021, Choosing Wisely Canada and CADTH released the report Using Health Care Resources Wisely After the COVID-19 Pandemic: Recommendations to Reduce Low-Value Care. The report highlights 19 existing Choosing Wisely Canada recommendations to help decision-makers avoid reintroducing low-value services in seven clinical areas.