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2016-950

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volume: 
2016
number: 
950
pubdate: 
20160916
published: 
eid: 
964

Canada's Vision Zero Summit, Parachute

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Toronto, Ontario
November 29, 2016

Daniels Spectrum, Ada Slaight Hall, 585 Dundas Street East

Parachute is pleased to announce its next event: Canada’s Vision Zero Summit. This not-to-be-missed event will bring together leaders in health, traffic safety and engineering, police enforcement, policy-makers, local government and corporate partners to develop and share winning strategies for implementation of Vision Zero.

Summit     
8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

2016 APHEO Unconference

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Hamilton, Ontario
November 6–8, 2016

This year, the Association of Public Health Epidemiologists in Ontario (APHEO) is hosting an Unconference, to encourage open sharing of ideas and perspectives on a variety of topics relating to the practice of public health epidemiology in Ontario.

Anyone with an interest in public health is encouraged to attend & participate in what promises to be an engaging two days of sharing & collaboration.

Leading in Complex Times: Navigating Change, Ontario Association of Public Health Nursing Leaders AGM and Workshop

Toronto, Ontario
October 20 & 21, 2016

Plan to join other nurse leaders and leaders of nurses at this upcoming, action-focused event. It provide those present with an opportunity to reflect on and build their leadership practice in an interactive environment. They will also have the opportunity to network with the Deputy Minister of Health and the Provincial Chief Nursing Officer.

Annual General Meeting (reception to follow): October 20, 2016, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Workshop: October 21, 2016, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Building Awareness & Enhancing our Response To Sexual Abuse of Older Adults, Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association

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Online
October 18, 2016

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

Older adult victims often experience serious long-term impacts following sexual violence. The issue, often not disclosed to or identified by health-care professionals can be a very difficult subject to broach with older adults. In order that needs of older adult victims be met, it is important for health-care professionals to understand the dynamics of sexual abuse and how best to respond.

“Zero Fatalities Ahead: What it takes to get there,” 18th Annual Not By Accident Conference, South West Injury Prevention Network

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London, Ontario
October 18, 2016  

8:15 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Best Western Lamplighter, 591 Wellington Road

This year's theme will explore road safety strategies at the municipal, provincial and national levels. Delegates will hear about British Columbia's "Vision Zero" approach, and learn how they can collaborate with other organizations to pave the way towards a comprehensive road safety strategy. Other presentations will focus on emerging technology including autonomous vehicles and Toyota's innovative "Brain on Board" program.

“Active at Work”? Part 2, Middlesex-London Health Unit

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London, Ontario
October 13, 2016

9:00 a.m. –3:30 p.m.
BMO Centre, 295 Rectory Street

This workshop will finally provide the answers to the questions employers have around the effectiveness and benefits of wellness programs and whether or not there is an actual return on investment (ROI). At this workshop you will also have the opportunity to make connections with staff from the Middlesex-London Health Unit who can provide the free support you need for your workplace wellness efforts in your organization.

Reframing our view of ‘unnecessary’ emergency department visits, Centre for Urban Health Solutions

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Toronto, Ontario
October 13, 2016

12:00–1:00 p.m.
209 Victoria Street, Room 240

Join us for a lunchtime presentation of research findings: "Reframing our view of ‘unnecessary’ emergency department visits."

Dr. Vicky Stergiopoulos from the Centre for Urban Health Solutions will share recent findings related to the experiences of people who visit downtown Toronto hospitals on a frequent basis with mental health or substance use concerns.

Community Development Worker, Health Services – Communicable Diseases, Region of Peel

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Mississauga, Ontario
No deadline noted

The Healthy Sexuality Program requires a self-directed, enthusiastic individual to work within a collaborative team environment of Community Development Workers and Public Health Nurses to provide outreach and harm reduction services in accordance with the Ontario Public Health Standards 2008 – Infectious Diseases Program Standards, Sexual Health, Sexually Transmitted Infections, and Blood-borne Infections (including HIV).

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