Self-Learning Online Manual
This online manual is the pre-reading for the Fetal Health Surveillance course. The content is an online version of the 2009 Fundamentals of Fetal Health Surveillance: A self-learning manual produced by the Canadian Perinatal Programs Coalition and is based on the 2007 Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Fetal Health Surveillance: Antepartum & Intrapartum Consensus Guideline.
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Explore Canada's only Indigenous Public Health professional development opportunities at UBC's Faculty of Medicine.
The Indigenous Public Health Training Institutes will equip Indigenous community members and scholars with necessary skills to address public health issues in Indigenous communities. One-week intensive courses can be put towards the Graduate Certificate or Certificate (non-credit) or taken individually.
Students will receive foundational training in the core disciplines of public health, examined through an approach that:
- Engages the unique challenges and opportunities of working in Indigenous contexts
- Recognizes the historic and ongoing health disparities and inequities faced by Indigenous populations
- Builds applied and theoretical knowledge affirming Indigenous rights to self-determination in relation to health services, research and program development
- Addresses multiple, intersecting Calls to Action from the Truth and Reconciliation commission
For more information on Indigenous Public Health Institute Courses and Program Delivery format go here
This year’s theme, “Crisis, Controversy and Change” speaks to the issues that will be we are currently facing and that will be explored at the conference. The conference will act as a venue for researchers, educators and clinicians from different disciplines to meet, present their research, exchange ideas and collaborate on future courses.
In partnership with the British Columbia Centre on Substance Use, we are pleased to announce that the Canadian Society of Addiction Medicine 2018 conference will feature an academic nursing symposium, aimed at engaging nurse researchers, educators, and clinicians. On Friday, October 26, 2018 nursing professionals will be invited to share academic research, participate in skills-building workshops and engage in interdisciplinary dialogue about how to optimize health care service delivery to individuals with substance use disorders and their families.
The 7th Conference on Recent Advances in the Prevention and Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity – Beyond the Clinic
**Date Change**: October 25-27, 2018
This conference brings together an interdisciplinary group of professionals working in the field of childhood and adolescent obesity. The 7th conference will focus on a range of topics that impact the prevention and treatment of obesity beyond the clinic setting, considering the broader social and environmental factors that influence the health of children, adolescents, and families. This multi-theme meeting will explore the role that health care professionals can play in promoting healthy strategies within the greater community to enhance the well-being of children and adolescents living with obesity. Specifically, the conference will showcase examples of successful collaborations that span diverse settings, including the health care system, government, schools, and community at-large.
For more information, please visit the website at http://interprofessional.ubc.ca/initiatives/obesity2018/
For nearly sixty years, The Michener Institute of Education at UHN has remained Canada’s only post-secondary institution devoted exclusively to health sciences education. With an emphasis on interprofessional collaboration, leadership, and simulation-based learning, our Continuing Education courses and programs help busy health care professionals maintain their skills, enhance or advance their practice, reach their professional development goals, and contribute to the health care needs across Canada and beyond.
The Continuing Education brochure is available here
Social Media and Technology
Replay with Live Q&A
July 11, 2018, 12:00 - 1:00 PM EDT
An increasing number of nurses are using mobile devices and apps as tools to assist in daily clinical care. As well, the use of social media by nurses is growing. Participate in this upcoming CNPS webinar to learn more about the legal risks involved in using these new technologies.
The Nurse, the Chart, and the Law
Replay with Live Q&A
August 15, 2018, 12:00 - 1:00 PM EDT
Will your charting help you or hinder you if a legal proceeding is underway? Attend this webinar on documentation for a review of some legal decisions that will help answer that question. Learn how your documentation can either attract legal consequences or contribute to your successful legal defence.
Legal Risk Management for Nurses Practicing in Mental Health Environments
September 12, 2018, 12:00 - 1:00 PM EDT
This webinar will present some of the legal risks faced by nurses who work with mental health clients. The presentation will include practical strategies nurses can employ to manage those risks. Issues to be highlighted include the common legal issues faced by all nurses no matter which type of nursing they practice.
Legal Risks for New Grads
September 13, 2018, 12:00 - 1:00 PM EDT
Have you graduated recently? Attend this free webinar for a discussion on legal issues of interest to newly graduated nurses. Different issues will be presented by a CNPS lawyer, with the opportunity for you to ask your questions.
For more information or to register visit https://www.cnps.ca/webinars