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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

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

  • Jun 21, 2014 Compassionate Care NOT Cuts for RefugeesMore

  • Jun 19, 2014 Addressing Substance Use WorkshopMore

  • Jun 5, 2014 Interdisciplinary Viral Hepatitis Education WorkshopMore

  • Jun 5, 2014 NEW! Breastfeeding Resource for Community-Based ProgramsMore

  • May 30, 2014 Calling all school-based PHNs and CHNsMore

  • May 20, 2014 2014 CHNIG AGM and Award WinnersMore

  • May 15, 2014 Health Promotion Monthly Seminar Series: Policy and Practice...More

  • Apr 14, 2014 Attention RNAO Members Working in Home Health-CareMore

  • Apr 10, 2014 Call for Nominations - CHNIG Board of Directors...More

EVENTS

    • Sep 25, 2014 Interdisciplinary Viral Hepatitis Education Workshop More

      Title: Interdisciplinary Viral Hepatitis Education Workshop

      Start: Sep 25, 2014 09:00 AM

      End: Sep 26, 2014 05:00 PM

      Description:

      September 25-26, 2014 | Holiday Inn Vancouver Centre, Vancouver, BC

      BC Centre for Disease Control is again hosting a 2-day workshop geared towards health and social service providers who want to increase their knowledge about viral hepatitis and improve prevention and care services.
       
      Detailed objectives and preliminary program can be found in the attached flyer. To secure your spot for this popular workshop which has been a sold out for the past 8 years,  please complete and return the attached registration form at your early convenience or contact:
       
      For Registration: Ellen Leung, Ellen.Leung@bccdc.ca, 604-707-5621 OR Kathy Kim, Kathy.Kim@bccdc.ca, 604-707-5661

      For more information: Sandi Mitchell, Sandi.Mitchell@bccdc.ca, 604-707-5638
       
      The link to this workshop on the BC Centre for Disease Control  website:  http://www.bccdc.ca/resourcematerials/trainingandevents/Hep_Education_InterdisciplinaryWorkshop.htm

    • Oct 4, 2014 Community Health Nurses' Initiative Group Board of... More

      Title: Community Health Nurses' Initiative Group Board of Directors Meeting

      Start: Oct 4, 2014 08:00 AM

      End: Oct 4, 2014 03:30 PM

      Description:

      Saturday, October 4, 2014, 8:00am to 3:30pm
      Locaiton: TBD

      Please note that CHNIG members are welcome to attend BOD meetings.  Please email Secretary@CHNIG.org to confirm you.

       

    • Oct 16, 2014 Ophea's Healthy Schools Conference 2014 More

      Title: Ophea's Healthy Schools Conference 2014

      Start: Oct 16, 2014 09:00 AM

      End: Oct 17, 2014 05:00 PM

      Description:

      October 16 & 17, 2014 | Allstream Centre, Toronto, Ontario

      Join us for an invaluable professional learning experience that will present essential information and new insights on ways to support the healthy active living of children and youth.

      The conference provides elementary and secondary teachers, administrators, health and physical education consultants, public health professionals, and community leaders the chance to participate in:

      Fun and interactive workshops that provide hands-on, practical experience; providing ideas to use with students right away
      Capacity building seminar sessions on Assessment & Evaluation, and Technology featuring practical strategies, expert panel discussion, peer-to-peer sharing, and facilitated question period
      Networking opportunities with professionals and colleagues who share the same passion and commitment
      Exhibitor Marketplace with the latest programs, equipment, ideas and resources
      The early bird deadline is Friday, June 27th – don’t miss out!

      For more information and to register, visit:

      http://conference.ophea.net

      Join the conversation now on Twitter using #Ophea2014.

      We look forward to seeing you at this year’s conference! — Together we can ensure that Ontario school communities are a place where children and youth thrive!

       

    • Nov 12, 2014 OPHA Fall Forum 2014 More

      Title: OPHA Fall Forum 2014

      Start: Nov 12, 2014 09:00 AM

      End: Nov 12, 2014 05:00 PM

      Description:

      November 12, 2014 | Chestnut Residence and Conference Centre, Toronto ON

      The Fall Forum is the OPHA’s premier event of the year and serves as a key knowledge exchange and networking opportunity around Ontario’s most important emerging public health issues.

      This year’s theme is Taking the Lead: Advancing Public Health Leadership. The program will explore the importance of an expanded leadership role for public health and how this can be accomplished, and how to increase leadership capacity in public health.

      Objectives:

      • Examine key leadership issues and challenges unique to public health in Ontario
      • Showcase initiatives to strengthen leadership capacity at all levels in public health
      • Raise the profile of the importance of public health leadership
      • Explore public health leadership as a key aspect of a public health human resource strategy in Ontario

      For more information: http://opha.on.ca/Events-News-and-Media/Fall-Forum/Overview.aspx 

       

    • Feb 6, 2015 Community Health Nurses' Initiative Group Board of... More

      Title: Community Health Nurses' Initiative Group Board of Directors Meeting

      Start: Feb 6, 2015 07:00 AM

      End: Feb 7, 2015 03:30 PM

      Description:

      Friday February 6, 2015, 7:00pm to 9:00pm
      Saturday, February 7, 2015, 8:00am to 3:30pm
      Locaiton: TBD

      Please note that CHNIG members are welcome to attend BOD meetings.  Please email Secretary@CHNIG.org to confirm your attendance.

       

       

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