What it means to be part of

The Community Health Nurses' Initiatives Group

The Community Health Nurses' Initiatives Group (CHNIG), an interest group of the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO), has its mission to act as the voice of Community Health Nurses influencing the health care system and health and social policy in areas which affect the work of Community Health Nurses and the public we serve.

IN THE NEWS

  • Mar 19, 2015 Public Health Agency of Canada ​Skills Online -...More

  • Mar 2, 2015 Call for Nominations - CHNIG Board of Directors...More

  • Feb 26, 2015 Health Promotion Seminar Series: Itís All about Synergies...More

  • Feb 11, 2015 Ontario Health StudyMore

  • Feb 3, 2015 CHNIG Award for Clinical Excellence in Community Health...More

  • Feb 3, 2015 Seed Grant InitiativeMore

  • Feb 3, 2015 ​Introducing OPHA's NEW Career Development Online Workshops!More

  • Dec 6, 2014 Skills Online - Winter 2015More

  • Aug 19, 2014 Nursing Students: Opportunity to join the CHNIG BOD...More

  • Aug 18, 2014 Public Health Agency of Canada Skills Online Fall...More

EVENTS

    • Apr 1, 2015 ​Introducing OPHA's NEW Career Development Online Workshops! More

      Title: ​Introducing OPHA's NEW Career Development Online Workshops! April 1st

      Start: Apr 1, 2015 12:00 PM

      End: Feb 3, 2015 01:00 PM

      Description:

      Professional Development Training for Students and New Professionals

      Hosted by the OPHA New Professionals Working Group, this is a can't-miss series of 3 online workshops for students and new professionals who are interested in or already working in a public health field.

      Our series will cover vital information about beginning a career in public health, including topics like:

      • Cover letter and resume writing
      • Networking and job interview skills
      • How to understand a job advertisement
      • Understanding and communicating your skill set
      • Different available career paths in public health
      • ...And so much more!

      These workshops are FREE for OPHA members, and ONLY $25 per workshop for non-members (*learn more about the great benefits of OPHA membership here)​

      ​Have any questions or comments? Send them to events@opha.on.ca

       

      Writing to Stand Out

      Mastering the art of the cover letter and resume writing

      Wednesday February 4, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ~ Already Completed

       

      Connecting the Dots

      Tips on networking and informational interviews

      Wednesday March 4, 1:00 pm – 2:00pm ~ Already Completed

       

      Making a Great First Impression

      Honing you job interview skills

      Wednesday April 1, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ~ Register here

       

    • Apr 7, 2015 Three Simple Ideas for Improving Community Health... More

      Title: Three Simple Ideas for Improving Community Health

      Start: Apr 7, 2015 11:45 AM

      End: Apr 7, 2015 01:30 PM

      Description:

      Speaker: Medhat Mahdy

      President and CEO, YMCA of Greater Toronto

      Tickets ($10) at: http://toronto.interculturaldialog.com/?p=4922

      Location:

      481 University ave, suite 711, Toronto, ON M5G 2E9

      11:45am - Registration 

      12:00pm - Lunch 

      12:30pm - Speech & Q&A 

      1:30pm - Closing

       

      Medhat Mahdy is the President and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Toronto and President of YMCA Ontario. Medhat has an extensive background in charitable sector leadership and strategy – as well as a 38-year relationship with the YMCA, as a member, volunteer, donor and leader. He brings a deep understanding of the social determinants of health, and a conviction that we owe every one of our kids the opportunity to grow stronger every day in spirit, mind and body.

      Medhat has served in a variety of leadership capacities at both the YMCA of Greater Toronto and YMCA Canada. An architect of the YMCA of Greater Toronto’s current 10-year strategic plan, Strong Start, Great Future, Medhat is committed to building 10 new YMCA Centres of Community across the GTA in order to help advance the Y’s vision that “our communities will be home to the healthiest children, teens and young adults.”

      Medhat holds a Bachelor Degree from the University of Toronto and has served on a number of high profile task forces, including the Government of Ontario’s Healthy Kids Panel.

       

    • Apr 17, 2015 ​RNAO Annual General Meeting More

      Title: ​RNAO Annual General Meeting

      Start: Apr 17, 2015 08:00 AM

      End: Apr 17, 2015 04:00 PM

      Description:

      ​Hilton Toronto
      145 Richmond St W.
      Toronto ​Ontario​

      This Annual General Meeting promises to be both informative and enjoyable for all members and student associates who attend; a wonderful opportunity to network with your peers.

      The AGM is your chance to see your association at work for you. All RNs who are members of RNAO are invited to attend. Hear an overview of the year's achievements and help shape what priorities lie ahead. More than a dozen RNs from every facet of our health-care system will be recognized from those who work directly with patients to RNs working in administration as well as those working to shape the future of the nursing profession in education and research.

      ​The RNAO AGM will take place on Friday April 17th, 2015 from 8:00am to 4:00pm. 

       

    • Apr 18, 2015 CHNIG Annual General Meeting More

      Title: CHNIG Annual General Meeting

      Start: Apr 18, 2015 08:00 AM

      End: Apr 18, 2015 11:00 AM

      Description:

      ​Hilton Toronto
      145 Richmond St W.
      Toronto ​Ontario​

      This Annual General Meeting promises to be both informative and enjoyable for all members and student associates who attend; a wonderful opportunity to network with your peers.
      The AGM is your chance to see your association at work for you. All RNs who are members of RNAO are invited to attend. Hear an overview of the year's achievements and help shape what priorities lie ahead. More than a dozen RNs from every facet of our health-care system will be recognized from those who work directly with patients to RNs working in administration as well as those working to shape the future of the nursing profession in education and research.

      The CHNIG AGM will be on Saturday, April 18th from 8:00am to 11:00am.

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