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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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

October 24-26, 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

Room 217 Care Through Music

National Music Care Conference

Edmonton, AB

Room 217, with its partners, the Winspear Centre and the Institute for Continuing Care Education and Research, is bringing its one-day, national Music Care Conference to Edmonton Nov. 6. Presentations include Dr. Corene Hurt-Thaut on neurologic music therapy and rehabilitation, Julian West on participatory arts and dementia care, Jennifer Buchanan on Music Therapy and Mental Health, and Nadia Chana on music for grief and bereavement. The conference kicks off with a performance by Sherryl Sewepagaham, and wraps up with Sean McCann, founding member of Great Big Sea. This conference is for anyone who wants to learn more about the role music plays in care. Delegates include allied healthcare providers, family and volunteer caregivers, care receivers, musicians, spiritual care providers and students. Early bird pricing is in effect until Sept. 21. For more information, visit, or call toll-free 1-844-985-0217.


Upcoming CNPS Webinars

Learn about CNPS. More than Liability Protection

Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 12:00-1:00 EDT

The Nurse, the Chart, and the Law

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017, 12:00-1:00 EDT

Liability Considerations in Collaborative Care

Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 12:00:1:00 EDT

Nurses in Independent Practice

Thursday, January 18, 2018, 12:00:1:00 EDT

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

Social Media in Professional Practice – the Courts’ Perspective
Wednesday, January 31, 2018, 12:00 - 12:45 PM EST

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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