Events

Chronic Disease Management Webinar Series, RNAO

Online
February 22 to March 22, 2017

Wednesdays over the lunch hour

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.

Priority-setting in Public Health: Evidence and Ethics in Decision-making, National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy and the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools

Online
February 21, 2017

2:00-3:00 p.m. (EST)

The webinar, co-presented by the National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy (NCCHPP) and the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (NCCMT), will feature a case involving a program that a public health unit is expected to support but whose effectiveness is not supported by evidence.

Presenters:  Dr. Megan Ward, Associate Medical Officer of Health, Region of Peel, Public Health, with Michael Keeling and Olivier Bellefleur, Research Officers at the NCCHPP

Incentives and Norm Appeals, Tools of Change

Online
February 20, 2017

12:00 to 1:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time

Introduction to Motivational Interviewing + "Quit & Get Fit," Ontario Lung Association

Toronto, Ontario
February 17, 2017

9:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Ontario Lung Association Office, 18 Wynford Drive

Ontario Society for Health and Fitness is pleased to offer a special professional development workshop this coming February in collaboration with the Ontario Lung Association. Participants will learn the basic techniques of Motivational Interviewing and be exposed to the Association's Quit & Get Fit program, designed to assist health and exercise practitioners permanently stop clients from smoking.

Motivational Interviewing + Quit & Get Fit, Ontario Society for Health and Fitness on behalf of the Lung Association

Toronto, Ontario
February 17, 2017

In collaboration with the Ontario Lung Association, OSHF is pleased to be offering a special continuing education workshop this coming February in Toronto. 

Participants will learn the basic techniques of Motivational Interviewing and be exposed to the Lung Association's Quit & Get Fit program, designed to help physical activity professionals work effectively with clients to kick their smoking habit.

For full details and to register, go to http://www.oshf.ca/events/oshf-events/motivational-interviewing.

Health Promotion Workshop Series--Experience the Circle of Health: Transforming Approaches to Collaboration, The Quaich Inc.

Online
February 14 - 28, 2017

Get to know the Circle of Health, an innovative tool that enhances collaboration across sectors!
Our upcoming online workshop series delves into the practice and value of the Circle of Health as a tool that engages collaborators, creates a shared language for stakeholders, and promotes innovative solutions to complex issues.

Knowledge Translation Basics, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute

Toronto, Ontario
February 13 to 14, 2017

Application Deadline January 9, 2017

What is Knowledge Translation (KT) Basics?

Knowledge Translation (KT) Basics is a 1.5 day workshop that focuses on the foundations of KT, including key definitions and frameworks, how to assess and prioritize needs, consider levels of evidence, and define the practice change. This workshop supports participants as they begin to effectively put evidence into practice.

An Online Discussion--Improve the Built Environment in Your Community, HC Link

Online
February 13, 2017

How our community is built has a great effect on our health. Street design, parks and green spaces, access to food and shops, recreation and transportation options all affect our health through nutrition, physical activity, safety, mental health, and connectedness to the community.

Knowledge Translation Basics Workshop, KT Program, St. Michael’s Hospital

Toronto, Ontario
February 13 & 14, 2017

Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute at St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Canada

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