On February 26, we heard from teams that have stepped up to provide leadership for vaccine distribution in their communities. They spoke to work that is underway, including roll-out and operation of mass immunization clinics, utilisation of mobile units to reach vulnerable people, and collaboration with primary care partners.
They shared unique examples of work in their regions; offered guidance and advice; and spoke to planning considerations and lessons learned.
The following leaders presented and answered questions:
Engaging and Supporting Caregivers in Primary Care Teams: Working together to improve outcomes and enhance the patient, caregiver, and family experience
Hosted by Ontario Caregiver Organization & AFHTO
The Ontario Caregiver Organization is pleased to offer a learning opportunity for AFHTO members. There are 3.3 million family caregivers in Ontario who play a critical role in health outcomes. This webinar will highlight resources and opportunities for primary care teams to support and engage caregivers:
Hosted by BayCrest GeMH
Noon – 1 pm EST
Presented by: Brian Levine, Ph.D., C. Psych, ABPP-cnSenior Scientist, Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
Hosted by ECHO Care of the Elderly (Baycrest), canadian Coalition for Senior's Mental Health & Canadian Academy of Geriatric Psyciatry
Baycrest, in partnership with the Canadian Coalition for Seniors’ Mental Health and the Canadian Academy of Geriatric Psychiatry, is excited to launch a 6-week National ECHO Care of the Elderly: Mental Health program.
Hosted by Ontario Health
Please join Ontario Health for a webinar on Tuesday, February 9th from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. (EST) as we hear from experts in the field and share resources about how to support patients presenting in primary care with symptoms of anxiety.
Hosted by Longwoods
Integrated Health System Response to COVID-19
11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. EST
Dr. Victoria Lee
President and CEO, Fraser Health
The way in which BC’s health system is organized plays a significant role in pandemic preparedness, response and recovery. Integrated health system responses are critical in preparing for and responding to outbreaks in high-risk settings and protecting acute care capacity.
Host by the Ontario College of Family Physicians
Knowledge for the Now
You are no doubt facing extraordinary challenges as we strive to keep up with a changing environment and evolving guidance and continue providing the best possible patient care.
Hosted by Choosing Wisely Canada & AFHTO
Engaging primary care providers in quality improvement can play an important role in improving practice, enhancing patient experiences, and reducing unnecessary tests and treatments. This is particularly relevant now, as the pandemic has further emphasized the importance of resource stewardship given the urgent care needs and constraints related to COVID-19.
Hosted by OntarioMD
Following OMD's wildely successfully Digital Health and Virtual Care Day, OntarioMD is extremely pleased to begin 2021 with a 10-part series of online learning, OMD Educates: Digital Health and Virtual Care Curriculum. The sessions will be conducted by OntarioMD Peer Leaders and experts with a focus on education and clinical enhancements using digital health and virtual care tools.
The first of two upcoming sessions are: