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11 Feb OPHA Quality Improvement Lean Sigma Certification Workshops

The new Ontario Public Health Standards will require organizations to ensure a culture of quality and continuous organizational self-improvement.  Designed specifically for public and community health, the Ontario Public Health Association (OPHA) and Leading Edge Group Lean Sigma Workshops will allow you to strengthen continuous quality improvement and...

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05 Jan OTN Professional Learning – February 1st, 12:00-1:00 p.m.

The Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) is hosting a free, one hour discussion on Marijuana Use During Pregnancy and Lactation: Weeding out the Evidence presented by Dr. Alison Shea, MD, PhD, MSc, FRCSC, NCMP. Date: Thursday, February 1st, 2018 Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Dr. Alison Shea, leading expert from Mount Sinai...

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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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