Choosing Wisely in Primary Care Series

Wed, May 04, 2022

Hosted By Choosing Wisely Canada

Please join us for the first in our series “Choosing Wisely in Primary Care” on Wednesday, May 4, at 8:00-9:00am.

Focusing on antibiotics, the panelists will share their stories how they’ve looked at their own prescribing practices to complete their CPSO Quality Improvement (QI) Program requirements.
This is an open conversation that will allow for plenty of time for questions and answers.

Upon completion of the Choosing Wisely in Primary Care Series, participants will be able to:

Survey to Inform a National Framework for Diabetes in Canada

Thu, April 28, 2022 - Mon, May 09, 2022
Virtual Survey

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is undertaking a virtual engagement process to support Bill C-237 – An Act to Establish a National Framework for Diabetes, which received Royal Assent in June 2021. This engagement process is being conducted with the assistance of the Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue, based at Simon Fraser University (SFU).

Improving Transitions from Youth to Adult Health Care

Wed, April 27, 2022

Hosted by Ontario Health

In partnership with the Provincial Council for Maternal and Child Health (PCMCH), Ontario Health is hosting “Changing the Story: Improving Transitions from Youth to Adult Health Care,” a webinar for those involved in the delivery of care to young people who will transition out of youth-oriented health care services and into adult health care services, including health care providers, managers, administrative leaders, and young people and their parents and caregivers.

Primary Care Support Community of Practice

Wed, April 13, 2022 - Wed, December 14, 2022
Zoom Webinar

Hosted by Ontario Health

Do you sometimes find it challenging to know where to look for the latest guidance and support? Ontario Health is here to help! Please join us as we discuss the latest primary care clinical guidance, share information about new primary care initiatives, and learn practical tips that can be used to enhance your practice workflow today to keep up with the demands.

Register once for the series and attend the ones you can!  Be sure to use the ‘add to calendar’ feature when you receive confirmation from Zoom. 

Curbing Unnecessary CT Scans for Concussions

Wed, April 13, 2022

Hosted By Choosing Wisely Canada

Concussions are a common complication of head trauma and a frequent reason for emergency department visits. In the pediatric population alone, there are nearly 50,000 diagnosed concussions in children ages 5-19 each year, commonly occurring from sports-related injuries. But a CT scan is often unnecessary for concussions and might even cause more harm than good.

Diabetes Care: Tools and Resources to Support Mental Health Needs

Fri, April 08, 2022
Zoom Webinar

Hosted by Ontario health 

Friday April 8, 2022 • 12:30–1:30 p.m. 

Ontario Health is hosting a webinar for endocrinologists, primary care providers, and diabetes educators on screening for mental health needs among people with diabetes, and new, provincially-funded resources available to support them. This is the first of an ongoing series that will highlight Ontario Health’s three diabetes quality standards. Register here to join the session. 

COVID-19 Community of Practice for Ontario Family Physicians

Fri, April 08, 2022

Hosted by Ontario College of Family Physicians

Please join us for the 42nd in our series 'Changing the way we work' on Friday, April 8th at 7:55-9:15am. How can we approach COVID recovery in a way that helps close the gaps in health equity? We’ll be reflecting on this question and hearing about some innovative community-based work happening in one region of Ontario. We’ll provide an update on identifying and connecting high-risk patients to COVID treatments.

Together We Care Conference

Mon, April 04, 2022 - Wed, April 06, 2022
Online Conference

The Ontario Long Term Care Association (OLTCA) in partnership with the Ontario Retirement Communities Association (ORCA) will host an online virtual experience for Together We Care (TWC), Monday, April 4 – Wednesday, April 6, 2022.
OLTCA and ORCA are expanding the “we” in “Together We Care” by inviting members and partners from across the seniors’ care continuum to submit an application for the TWC 2022 Convention. This is your opportunity to weigh in and speak out in 2022!

Call for Interest - Indigenous Representation, Maternal Newborn Outcomes Committee (MNOC)

Mon, March 28, 2022 - Tue, April 12, 2022

Hosted by Indigenous Representation, Maternal Newborn Outcomes Committee (MNOC)

The Better Outcomes Registry & Network (BORN) Ontario is looking for an Indigenous Health Professional interested in becoming a member of its Maternal Newborn Outcomes Committee (MNOC) to help inform and guide opportunities for BORN’s involvement in Indigenous health and related data governance.