A public health response to the opioid crisis hinges on addressing widely held misconceptions about substance use disorder, an evidence-based understanding of the principles of harm reduction, and showcasing successful attempts to curb the opioid epidemic through humane and compassionate interventions.
8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m
Rosedale Room, The Inn of Waterloo, 475 King Street North
This practical, interactive and dynamic accredited workshop is for individuals who already possess knowledge and experience in motivational interviewing. It is an advanced offering designed to help anchor previously learned strategies.
Vision Zero, which aims for zero serious injuries or fatalities on roadways, has been put forth as a priority framework by the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators in the Road Safety Strategy 2025. The Vision Zero Advocate Institute, supported by ATS Traffic, is leading the way, supporting communities understand how to successfully apply this international best practice to their road safety plans.
Join us in Edmonton to hear from global leaders in Vision Zero.
Come for a stimulating evening of discussion about innovations that are changing the landscape of healthcare. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to network with established leaders in the healthcare area, and to meet and connect with other local emerging health leaders.
To make real and lasting change we need to engage the community – to deeply listen to their stories, to ask for ideas, to leverage the passion and commitment of citizens, and empower the community to lead. It is essential that we stop only asking for input (we call this 'consul-take-sion') and realize that the most successful work in community is done in collaboration with the community.
This is a five-part series designed for nurses and other health-care professionals who want to increase their knowledge of chronic disease management. It will provide foundational knowledge of evidence-based practices in relation to chronic disease management.