News & Events

​​​​​​​Financial Webinar Series

Wed, April 17, 2019 - Wed, March 18, 2020
Online webinar
AFHTO will be hosting a financial webinar series starting April 17, 2019 until March 2020. The webinars will be presented by the financial experts at Grant Thornton LLP and are open to: - Board members who may be interested in learning more about their fiduciary responsibilities related to financial management of their primary care organization - Physicians and Nurse Practitioners in leadership positions and who are also board members - Clinic Directors and Executive Directors who want a refresher or update on current trends in financial and risk management - Admin Leads and Finance Managers who want to stay on top of current trends in financial and risk management As Ontario's primary health care system undergoes transformation, these financial webinars will help you to continue to efficiently manage your primary care organization. As a non-AFHTO member, you can register for all six webinars or may opt to select topics of interest. We encourage you to at least have one team member attend the entire webinar series so that you can have access to the recorded sessions for future reference.

A Successful Nurse-led Program in Primary Care for Patients with Chronic Pain Webinar

Thu, April 18, 2019

Chronic Non-Cancer Pain (CNCP) presents a serious challenge for Canada with severe social and economic cost.  Chronic pain negatively impacts the quality of life of its sufferers. Individuals living with chronic pain are high users of healthcare services and therefore place a substantial demand on the healthcare system.

Self-management support (SMS) is considered an effective approach to chronic pain management however; the provision of SMS for chronic pain patients faces challenges within primary care facilities in Ontario.

Collaborative Mentoring Network - HNHB LHIN Regional Meeting March 29, 2019

Fri, March 29, 2019
Best Western Hotel & Conference Centre , St. Catharines

CMHN/MMAP Regional Meeting in St. Catharines at the Best Western Hotel & Conference Centre (2 North Service Road, St Catharines) on Friday, March 29, 2019 (8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) 

The Ontario College of Family Physician's CMHN and MMAP Networks link family physicians to mental health, addictions and pain Mentors in a collaborative relationship to support easy access to case-by-case support and ongoing continuing professional development regarding mental health, addictions and pain care.

Stroke and TIA Management Update for Primary Care Providers in Windsor-Essex & Chatham-Kent

Wed, May 01, 2019

Stroke and TIA Management Update for Primary Care Providers in Windsor-Essex & Chatham-Kent

Wednesday May 1st, 2019, 1200h – 1630h

Fogolar Furlan Windsor, 1800 North Service Road (E.C. Row), Windsor, Ontario

At the end of the workshop, the target audience will be able to:
1.    Approach stroke/TIA diagnosis and management in a practical, primary care environment
2.    Translate Canadian Best Practice Recommendations as related to secondary stroke prevention into their practice

Wounds Canada: Symposium Series: New Perspectives in Diabetic Limb Preservation

Fri, May 31, 2019
Doubletree Hotel at 108 Chestnut Street, Toronto, ON

Wounds Canada is pleased to announce their new Symposium Series and their first program: New Perspectives in Diabetic Limb Preservation. This event is a joint venture between Wounds Canada and the Canadian Podiatric Medical Association and is supported by the Division of Vascular Surgery at the University of Toronto.