Deadline February 24, 2017
RNAO is accepting applications from health-care organizations and academic institutions to act as a host site for either a Best Practice Champions workshop or Addressing Substance Use Champions workshop between April 2017 and January 2018.
Your organization/institution can apply to host one of the following:
Best Practice Champions Workshop
The Best Practice Guidelines Champion Level One Workshop is a one day in-person session designed to introduce nurses and other health-care professionals to the RNAO Toolkit: Implementation of Best Practice Guidelines, Second Edition. Through interactive activities, participants will further their understanding of evidence based practice, RNAO’s Best Practice Guidelines, and effective strategies for guideline implementation in health-care settings including the evaluation of evidence, analysis of stakeholders, and keys to promoting sustained change in best practices..
Addressing Substance Use Champions Workshop
The Addressing Substance Use Level 1 (Foundational) Champions workshop will provide nurses with tools and skills to providing safe, ethical and competent care to persons in all clinical settings who use substances. Through the use of the RNAO Toolkit: Implementation of Best Practice Guidelines, Second Edition, participants will learn concepts related to stigma, licit and illicit drugs, social determinants of health, harm reduction and explore best practices related to screening, brief interventions and referral to treatment.
The Addressing Substance Use Level 2 (Advanced) Champions workshops will engage participants in discussions regarding advanced concepts related to substance use, such as comprehensive assessment, pharmacotherapy, motivational interviewing and concurrent disorders and look at sustaining implementation of best practices thorough the use of the RNAO Toolkit: Implementation of Best Practice Guidelines, Second Edition.
Access the RFP application here: https://myrnao.ca/championsrfpapp17-18. All applications must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, February 24, 2017.
For questions related to the Best Practice Champions Workshops, please contact Andrea Stubbs at [email protected].
For questions related to the Addressing Substance Use workshops, please contact Kyle Dieleman at [email protected].