Arts on Prescription: Improving health and wellbeing through arts participation

Tue, October 06, 2020

Recent research has shown that arts participation lead to a wide range of improvements in physical and mental health, including improved cognitive functions, reduced instances of depression, and better management of chronic pain, just to name a few. A 2019 evidence review by the World Health Organization Europe, mapping global research and case studies, found that arts play a significant role in health promotion and management and has the potential to “address complex challenges for which there are no current healthcare solutions.” 

Digital Health and Virtual Care Day

Thu, October 01, 2020
Virtual Conference

Hosted by OntarioMD

Recent events have shown that digital health and virtual care tools can quickly become indispensable practice tools to manage patient information and provide care when in-person visits aren't possible. Register (for free) today for the OntarioMD Digital Health and Virtual Care Day to learn how you can take advantage of these innovative technologies to realize more of their benefits and integrate them with your EMR workflows as much as possible!

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

NPAO Annual Conference

Thu, September 24, 2020 - Fri, September 25, 2020
Virtual Conference

Join NPAO on September 24 – 25, 2020 for their 2020 NPAO Annual Conference Professional Power: Empowering Nurse Practitioners in 2020 and Beyond. NPAO will be holding this conference in a virtual format. This year’s Annual Conference will provide you with evidence-based educational sessions, workshops, and skill-building forums. 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.