Processing Trauma Experiences with Palliative Care Clients and Their Families

Wed, November 04, 2020 - Wed, December 02, 2020
Webinar Series

Hosted by the HPCO

Hospice Palliative Care Ontario and Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association are hosting a new webinar series on the topic of Processing Trauma Experiences with Palliative Care Clients and Their Families. This 5-part series will be facilitated by Eugene Dufour and is intended for all sectors of Hospice Palliative Care, including volunteers. Below are the session dates:

ADVANCED Privacy Officer Training

Tue, November 03, 2020

Hosted by Kate Dewhirst Health Law

You are the Privacy Officer of a Hospital, Family Health Team, long term care home, community health provider, mental health agency, public health unit, birth centre, NPLC or pharmacy, or other healthcare institution. You've taken the training, you understand the law and the theory - but now you want to sharpen your skills and boost your experience for the role. Join Kate Dewhirst in November for a great day of interactive scenario-based training delivered online that will test, challenge and hone your privacy skills.

This is Long Term Care 2020 Conference

Mon, October 26, 2020 - Tue, October 27, 2020
Online Conference

OLTCA’s This is Long Term Care 2020 Virtual Conference – October 26 & 27

In so many ways, long-term care in Ontario is headed for a shake-up. Tune in virtually to join your colleagues and leading experts on October 26 & 27 for OLTCA’s sixth edition of its annual fall conference "This is Long Term Care: Re-imagining change in unprecedented times”. Meet us online for access to inspirational keynotes, education, and successful quality initiatives in a unique forum dedicated to “re-imagining” long-term in a new world order.

Respiratory Health Forum (Virtual Event)

Wed, October 21, 2020

Hosted by Lung Health Foundation

Join us for the Lung Health Foundation’s Respiratory Health Forum. This year’s event is … online of course (shocking, not shocking). Together with other primary-care professionals, learn innovative approaches to lung health and the latest respiratory guidelines from leading medical experts. Did we mention it’s free? Because it is!

This year’s agenda includes:

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

COVID-19 Community of Practice for Ontario Family Physicians

Fri, October 16, 2020

Hosted by the Family and Community Medicine Department at the University of Toronto and the OCFP

We have all had to change the way we work in response to COVID-19. Keeping up with new guidance, responding to the changing environment, and navigating uncertainty has become the new normal and at times can be overwhelming.

We have created a space where we hope family physicians across Ontario can come together to learn from each other during this challenging time.

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.”