Events and Conferences

Are you a nurse or a nurse practitioner looking for opportunities to enhance your professional development and connect with your peers? 
Join us for a range of exciting activities and networking opportunities in celebration of Nurses with insightful speakers, cutting-edge research, and engaging discussions, these events are the perfect way to expand your knowledge and skills.

Don’t miss out on this chance to connect with other professionals in your field and take your career to the next level. Register now to secure your spot!

FREE METHADONE4PAIN WEBINAR

Canadian Virtual Hospice is hosting a free webinar with Dr. Pippa Hawley, Medical Director, Provincial Pain & Symptom Management/Palliative Care Program at BC Cancer on May 24, 2024 from 5:00-6:00pm Pacific Time. Dr. Pippa Hawley will provide a brief description of the Methadone4Pain course and lead a discussion on participants’ questions about methadone prescribing. This webinar is of relevance to those who are interested in taking the course or who have completed the course and would like further information, to ask a question, or to share their experience. Methadone4Pain is a free online course on Methadone for Analgesia in Palliative Care housed on Canadian Virtual Hospice’s Learning Hub at www.CVHLearningHub.ca that has been certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons and the College of Family Physicians of Canada for continuing professional development credits.

HEALTH CANADA WEBINAR

Please join Health Canada for a 1-hour webinar focusing on the health effects of wildfire smoke. This session is designed not only for Atlantic municipalities but also for other professionals seeking to improve their understanding of wildfire smoke and its implications on human health. The presentation will also cover a range of related topics including potential impacts on healthcare resources, individual actions to reduce exposure and stay safe, the new two-tier air quality alert system by Environment and Climate Change Canada, new at-risk categories, mental health outcomes, and recommendations for the use of masks and portable air purifiers (and more!). The same presentation will be delivered in French on the following day, May 9th. The webinar will include a Q&A session and an introduction to Health Canada's latest guidelines for wildfire smoke (which will be online soon). Registration links: The Health Effects of Wildfire Smoke: A Webinar for Municipalities (May 8) Les effets sur la santé de la fumée de feux de forêt : un webinaire pour les municipalités (May 9)

PEER NORTH CONFERENCE

The PEER North planning committee invites healthcare providers to join their culturally relevant, evidence-based educational forum aimed at enhancing healthcare practice in Northern communities. Alongside professional sessions, attendees can enjoy various social and land-based cultural activities. Interested in joining us at PEER North 2024? Sign up below to be notified when registration opens.

QUEEN'S INFECTION PREVENTION & CONTROL ONLINE COURSE

Don't miss out on the early bird rates ending July 10th! Enroll now for the fall course running Sept 11 - Feb 4. Achieve your professional goals while maintaining a full-time job. This certificate-granting course is endorsed by IPAC Canada and covers all professional practice standards. Enhance your expertise and stay ahead in the industry. Save 10% by registering 5 or more learners on a single invoice. Take advantage of this limited-time offer! Visit queensu.ca for more details and secure your seat today. Invest in your future with Queen's Infection Prevention & Control Online Professional Development Course.

online Infection Prevention & Control (IPAC) Course

Queen's University presents an exclusive online Infection Prevention & Control (IPAC) Course, featuring instruction from renowned experts actively involved in the field. Early Bird rates are applicable until November 30 for the Winter 2024 course. Recommended by health professional Samantha Di Piero, RN, BScN, PMP, the course strengthens understanding of infection prevention, control principles, and public health. Registration offers a 10% discount for group sign-ups on a single invoice, and individual seats can be purchased online. Additionally, Queen's Health Sciences Professional Development & Educational Scholarship provides free access to limited availability courses such as Aplastic Anemia: Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis, and Management, Indigenous Healthcare Education and Practice, Patient Perspectives, and Teams and Teamwork. For further details or to stay informed about upcoming IPAC offerings, contact queensic@queensu.ca or subscribe to the newsletter.
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