Advanced Ostomy Care and Management

10 week online course: April 2 - June 10, 2018

Register now for the 10 week self-directed Advanced #Ostomy Care and Management course starting April 2! Limited spots available to register now!

This 10 week self-directed online course is essential for health care professionals working in acute care, long-term care & community interested in enhancing their knowledge and skill in the application of best practices for ostomy and peristomal skin care.

Perinatal Nursing & Adolescent Healthcare

September 21-22, 2018

Vancouver, BC

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CNA Webinar Series

Harm Reduction for Non-Medical Cannabis Use

Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 12-1pm ET

Canada is moving towards legalization of non-medical cannabis. While this will be an important step for reducing the harms of cannabis use, it brings with it uncertainty and questions from both the public and health professionals. As the largest group of health-care providers in the country, nurses are well positioned to engage with patients in conversations about cannabis. This webinar will provide an overview of current research related to potential harms of non-medical cannabis use and offer 10 evidence-informed recommendations to minimize those negative effects. 

For more information or to register, click here

NP Association of Alberta 14th Annual Conference

April 14-15, 2018

Edmonton, AB

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.

To learn more:

Registration information is available here

Perinatal Services BC’s 3rd Biennial Conference: Healthy Mothers and Healthy Babies

Cross-continuum Approach to Research and Practice

March 1-2, 2018

Richmond, BC, Canada

Hosted by Perinatal Services BC, this conference is for health care professionals invested in the care of pregnant/postpartum women and their infants through the continuum of perinatal and newborn care. This conference will engage health care professionals from a wide range of disciplines in knowledge transfer and interprofessional collaboration in order to provide the best care possible and ensure healthy mothers and babies. Patient informed research and practice as well as examples of how health care can be enriched by patient involvement will be highlighted. The format will include plenary, breakout, and poster sessions, along with networking opportunities. 


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.

For more information, please visit the website at

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:

More information is available here

Upcoming CNPS Webinars

Social Media and Technology

Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 12:00:1:00 EDT

To register or for more infomation, visit the CNPS page here

CNPS Legal Education Program for Nurse Educators Webinar Series

Cosmetic Nursing – Facing the Risks
Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 11:00 - 11:45 AM EST 

Charting by Exception – Getting it Write

Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 2:00 - 2:45 PM EDT 

To register or for more infomation, visit the CNPS Educators page here

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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