Shades of Grey: 25th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference - Hot Topics

Calgary, AB

June 7, 2018

Clinicians from across the care continuum who work with older adults are invited to join their colleagues on Thursday June 7, 2018 at the Deerfoot Inn and Casino, Calgary for a full day of clinically relevant, current, evidence-based education about older adult care. More information available at

4th International Conference on UV and Skin Cancer Prevention

Toronto, ON

May 1-4, 2018

This is event is for everyone interested in learning about the best in public health and community-based approaches to educate the public about the importance of UV protection. Featuring interactive small-group and plenary sessions with leading international advocates, the 4th International Conference on UV and Skin Cancer Prevention unites a broad array of experts from diverse fields. Sessions cover topics ranging from urban planning, architectural design, public health and radiation science all with common goal of increasing public awareness – and public action – on the need for increasing shade and maximizing sun protection.

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National Assoication of PeriAnesthesia Nurses of Canada

16th Annual National Conference

June 1-3, 2018

Edmonton, AB

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Perinatal Nursing & Adolescent Healthcare

September 21-22, 2018

Vancouver, BC

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Dorothy Wylie Health Leaders Institute in partnership with Canadian Nurses Assoication

Leading in Complex Environments... Finding the Courage to Lead

May 22-25, 2018

The Dorothy Wylie Health Leaders Institute consists of a 4-day residential, inter-professional leadership Institute with a structured virtual follow up that spans several months and includes individual access to Harvard Manage Mentor and a capstone project.

The Institute features a variety of highly respected speakers and facilitators directed to Canadian health care leaders, held at the Bank of Montreal’s Institute for Learning in Toronto, for a concentrated program of study of leadership principles, models, behaviours, skills, and tools.

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The 7th Conference on Recent Advances in the Prevention and Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity – Beyond the Clinic

**Date Change**: October 25-27, 2018

Calgary, AB

This conference brings together an interdisciplinary group of professionals working in the field of childhood and adolescent obesity. The 7th conference will focus on a range of topics that impact the prevention and treatment of obesity beyond the clinic setting, considering the broader social and environmental factors that influence the health of children, adolescents, and families. This multi-theme meeting will explore the role that health care professionals can play in promoting healthy strategies within the greater community to enhance the well-being of children and adolescents living with obesity. Specifically, the conference will showcase examples of successful collaborations that span diverse settings, including the health care system, government, schools, and community at-large.

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Music Care Training

Music Care Training is for anyone who wants to increase their knowledge and practical applications of music in care.

No prior musical or health sector experience is required. This 14-hour course will prepare caregivers to:

  • Understand the basic principles of music in care
  • Gain confidence using specific music care techniques
  • Develop a strategic plan for a music care program in your care setting

Classes taking place:

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The Michener Institute of Education at UHN

For nearly sixty years, The Michener Institute of Education at UHN has remained Canada’s only post-secondary institution devoted exclusively to health sciences education. With an emphasis on interprofessional collaboration, leadership, and simulation-based learning, our Continuing Education courses and programs help busy health care professionals maintain their skills, enhance or advance their practice, reach their professional development goals, and contribute to the health care needs across Canada and beyond.

The Continuing Education brochure is available here


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