BETTER Prevention Practitioner Training

Thu, October 01, 2020 - Fri, October 02, 2020

Hosted by the Better Program (Women's College Hospital)

Thu, October 1, 2020 - Fri, October 2, 2020
Virtual session
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Mountain Time//11:00 AM – 6:00 PM Eastern Time each day 

The purpose of the 2 day workshop is to provide healthcare professionals with enhanced skills in prevention and screening of chronic disease through hands-on training using role playing and patient cases. The program is evidence-based and specifically designed for individuals within the primary care setting.

Nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) pulmonary disease diagnosis and management: An overview for general practitioners

Wed, September 30, 2020

Hosted by the Lung Health Foundation

Learning objectives
At the end of this session, learners will be able to:

  • Recognize how to diagnose NTM pulmonary disease
  • Describe the clinical factors that should be considered when deciding whether to initiate treatment for NTM pulmonary disease
  • Describe how to treat Mycobacterium avium (MAC) pulmonary disease

To register, click here for FHTs informational webinars

Wed, September 23, 2020 - Wed, October 07, 2020
Webinar Series

Hosted by

Learn how teams can use in their practice. 3 webinars are available:

1. Info Session for Family Health Teams - How digital health tools can support primary care practices for influenza immunizations during COVID

2. Supporting patient navigation and access to influenza vaccines during the COVID19 pandemic

Beyond the Body: A PhotoVoice Exhibit

Wed, September 16, 2020 - Tue, September 22, 2020

Hosted by the Dalla Lana School of Public Health

At Beyond the Body: PhotoVoice Exhibit, organizers will share the unique experiences of young South Asians tackling the diabetes epidemic in the Peel Region of Ontario, Canada. Through photography, they will look beyond traditional biomedical and behavioural approaches to diabetes prevention and highlight the impact of social and systemic factors on the development of diabetes.

Electronic Asthma Management System (eAMS) - Tool Demonstration

Tue, September 15, 2020
Zoom Webinar

Hosted by AFHTO 

The Electronic Asthma Management System (eAMS) is an evidence-based clinical decision support system developed to improve your ability to deliver best care for patients with asthma.

The eAMS was designed to help providers to bridge the 3 main evidence-to-practice gaps that have been identified across care settings and are believed to be the major cause of poor disease control and healthcare utilization in patients with asthma.

COVID-19 and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Ethics

Tue, September 01, 2020

Hosted by the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine and Surrey Place

Tuesday September 1
12:00pm - 1:30pm (ET)

Adults with intellectual developmental disabilities (IDD), such as autism and Down Syndrome, are not only more susceptible to COVID-19 but have also been facing greater physical, mental health, and ethical challenges during the pandemic.


Back to School – Navigating Asthma This School Year - Webinar Series

Mon, August 31, 2020 - Wed, September 02, 2020
Webinar Series

Hosted by the Lung Association

How will COVID-19 precautions affect students with asthma? What kind of asthma triggers are common in the classroom? If you are an educator or school administrator, we have answers for you. 

The Lung Health Foundation’s Navigating Asthma this School Year webinars will give you an opportunity to improve your asthma knowledge and have your questions answered live by a Certified Respiratory Educator. Join us for one of these sessions, and find out how you can play a role in preventing and managing asthma attacks at school.

211 Ontario - Connecting Patients to Community Programs and Services

Thu, August 20, 2020
Zoom Webinar

Hosted by AFHTO and Ontario 211 Services

A webinar about how 211 can assist primary care teams. 211 has been helping the people of Ontario navigate community, health and social services for many years. This webinar will provide some baseline information about 211’s Accredited enquiry service and Standards driven resource database of benefit to your patients when trying to access services in the community – particularly services during COVID-19, such as mental health services, food and other basic needs.