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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

  • 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

  • Jul 16, 2014 Join and/or Renew your Membership with OPHA today!More

  • Jun 21, 2014 Compassionate Care NOT Cuts for RefugeesMore

EVENTS

    • Mar 1, 2015 Nurse Executive Leadership Academy - 4th Annual... More

      Title: Nurse Executive Leadership Academy - 4th Annual

      Start: Mar 1, 2015 09:00 AM

      End: Mar 4, 2015 05:00 PM

      Description:

      We are thrilled to share with you the program for our upcoming Nurse Executive Leadership Academy 2015 (NELA 2015), to be held at White Oaks Conference Centre, Niagara on the Lake, March 1-4, 2015. As in previous years you will join a select group of nurse at this must attend event, and experience opportunities to:

      • Learn from and with your colleagues, as well as other exceptional faculty; 
      • Plan strategy for cross sector integration and quality care; 
      • Contribute nursing intelligence to better inform health system transformation and 
      • Infuse your leadership with authenticity, evidence, passion, and courage.  
       
       
      Book the dates and join those who have already registered - Early bird registration ends on December 29th.
       
    • Mar 2, 2015 Health Promotion Seminar Series: Itís All about... More

      Title: Health Promotion Seminar Series: Itís All about Synergies

      Start: Mar 2, 2015 09:00 AM

      End: Mar 2, 2015 05:00 PM

      Description:

      Optimizing Role Clarity within the Nursing Intra-professional Team

      SEMINAR OBJECTIVES:

      1. To gain an understanding of the enablers and barriers to role clarity within the nursing team.
      2. To become familiar with relevant resources and tools that can be used to enhance role clarity and nursing team collaboration. 


      PRESENTERS:

      Dr. Janet Rush RN. PhD. Janet is an experienced nurse, educator, researcher and consultant.  She is committed to assisting groups in situational analyses, clear directional planning, creative research design, setting achievable outcomes, and monitoring frameworks.  Her energy and positive approach puts her in high demand by health care organizations and educational institutions.


      Dr. Sara Lankshear RN, PhD.  Sara has extensive experience partnering with health care organizations who seek out her expertise regarding professional practice structures & roles, scope of practice, role clarity, and program evaluation. She has a great passion for creating systems-processes-practices that enable optimal professional practice and quality patient outcomes.

      To view this webinar, please click on the following link or cut and paste into your browser. 

      ttps://rnao.box.com/s/olxkkl3cfeuwlh15hcqbaqqmtxxgblop

       

    • Mar 4, 2015 ​Introducing OPHA's NEW Career Development Online Workshops! More

      Title: ​Introducing OPHA's NEW Career Development Online Workshops! March 4th

      Start: Mar 4, 2015 01:00 PM

      End: Mar 4, 2015 02:00 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 ~ Register here

       

      Making a Great First Impression

      Honing you job interview skills

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

       
    • Mar 26, 2015 Online Learning in Public Health: 10 Lessons... More

      Title: Online Learning in Public Health: 10 Lessons in 10 Years

      Start: Mar 26, 2015 01:00 PM

      End: Mar 26, 2015 02:00 PM

      Description:

      On March 26, 1-2: pm EST,  PHAC epidemiologist Elizabeth Wright and program analyst Karen MacDougall from the Skills Online program, will host a Fireside Chat to discuss current challenges and lessons learned in 10 years of designing and delivering an online continuing education program in public health.  

      You can learn more about the session and register now at  www.chnet-works.ca

      We hope you will join us for this free webinar and an interactive session where we can share our experiences in online learning.  Please pass this message on to colleagues who may also have an interest in the session. 

      Please note:  the presentation will be delivered in English.  Presentation documentation will be provided in both French and English. 

       

    • 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

       

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