Community News


25 Nov CHNC Call for Abstracts – due January 12th, 2018

The call for abstracts for presentations at the 2018 National Community Health Nursing Conference in Regina, SK from June 26 - 28 is out!  The conference is a great opportunity to showcase innovative strategies from all domains of practice, highlight successes and challenges experienced and to network...

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22 Nov CHNIG Awards now available – deadline February 1st, 2018

Hello CHNIG Members!  We are proud to announce that we are now taking applications for our awards!  As part of your membership in CHNIG, you are eligible for financial support for professional development.  The following awards and bursaries are available on a yearly basis: 1) Community Health...

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15 Nov Student Video Contest – deadline January 31st, 2018

Purpose The Community Health Nurses’ Initiatives Group (CHNIG) is inviting YOU to create and submit a video answering the question “Why would you choose community health nursing as a profession?” The student with the winning video will be the closing keynote speaker of the first CHNIG Workshop on Saturday,...

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04 Nov Suicide Prevention Modules for Healthcare Professionals

The Mental Health Commission of Canada has developed two free, accredited, online suicide prevention modules that are currently available for healthcare professionals. Both modules can be accessed online at: https://www.mentalhealthcommission.ca/English/online-modules-healthcare-professionals - registration is necessary to access the modules. Suicide: Facing the Difficult Topic Together – Empowering Physicians, Instilling...

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01 Nov NCCMT’s Evidence Informed Decision Making Skills Assessment Tool

NEW: The National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (NCCMT)’s Evidence-Informed Decision Making (EIDM) Skills Assessment Tool Identify your strengths and areas to further develop in your evidence-informed practice.  Multiple-choice questions, based on typical public health situations, are designed to assess your knowledge of how to find and use research evidence in...

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23 Oct SAVE THE DATE – March 3rd, 2018 – CHNIG Workshop!

CHNIG is organizing a workshop for Community Health Nurses (CHNs) and nursing students in Ontario on Saturday, March 3, 2018.  The day is focused on 'Exploring the World of the Community Health Nurses'. Goals: The leaders in community health nursing provide their perspectives and experience related to the implementation...

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11 Oct RNAO Interest Groups present Diabetes Symposium Nov 25th

The International Nursing Interest Group (INIG) and the Diabetes Nurses Interest Group (DNIG) are collaborating on an educational conference being held next month on Diabetes: Caring from a Cross-Cultural Perspective.  This conference includes various key note speakers, including CHNIG's Research, Education & Professional Development Co-lead, Emi...

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06 Oct Let’s Get Social Three-Part Webinar Series starting Oct 13th

Tune into this three-part series on Emerging Trends: Social Media in Healthcare presented by CHNIG Past-President, Cindy Baker-Barill, and nursing students Renee Rogers, Destinee Shepherd, and Rayanne White. During this webinar series we will dive into understanding the importance of social media in health care marketing.  We will discover how...

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06 Oct OPHNL AGM and Workshop – Nov. 1st and 2nd

The The Ontario Association of Public Health Nursing Leaders (OPHNL) is hosting their 2nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Workshop November 1st and November 2nd at the Novotel Toronto Centre.  View the flyer for more details. Register online by October 11th at eventbrite.ca. For hotel reservations at the preferred rate of...

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