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 Dorothy Wylie Health Leaders Institute consists of a 4-day residential, inter-professional leadership Institute with a structured virtual follow up that spans several months and includes individual access to Harvard Manage Mentor and a capstone project.
The Institute features a variety of highly respected speakers and facilitators directed to Canadian health care leaders, held at the Bank of Montreal’s Institute for Learning in Toronto, for a concentrated program of study of leadership principles, models, behaviours, skills, and tools.
To learn more: https://healthleadersinstitute.ca/
Registration information is available here
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