Events

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May 2017

2018 Fee Consultation Webinar

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Hosted by the Association
890 Pembina Highway, Winnipeg Manitoba

Join us as we explain the Association fee options for 2018, answer some frequently asked questions and hear from you.

For more information and to register 
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1059198416165027841

Hypertension 2017: Primary Care CME Day

Friday, May 5, 2017 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Hosted by Hypertension Canada
Delta Hotels Marriot (350 St Mary Ave.) Winnipeg, Manitoba

To be held for the first-time ever in Winnipeg, this one-day event features sessions addressing key advances in Hypertension Canada’s 2017 Guidelines and their practical application for immediate relevance to primary care physicians, pharmacists, nurses and nurse practitioners. Topics include the complexities of drug combinations, new treatment targets, and hypertension in children, with regional research and innovations presented over lunchtime sessions.

For more information

http://bit.ly/2phPsQZ 


CNA Virtual Town Hall Series - Conservative Party of Canada leadership candidates

Thursday, May 11, 2017 10:00 - 11:30 am 

Hosted by the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA)
Online

Nurses and other Canadians are invited to join the discussion with five Conservative Party of Canada leadership candidates (all 14 were invited to participate) as they share their views on important health-care issues: - See more at: https://www.cna-aiic.ca/en/advocacy/nursing-and-the-political-agenda/virtual-town-hall-series#sthash.essSrRhf.dpuf

For more information and to register 
http://bit.ly/2pzYCtn

Canadian Nutrition Society Conference 2017

Thursday, May 25 to Saturday, May 27, 2017
Hosted by the Canadian Nutrition Society  
Hotel Bonaventure, 900 De La Gauchetière, Montréal, Quebec

Early-bird registration until April 14, 2017; single-day rates also available The Canadian Nutrition Society’s annual conference this year will include a wide range of speakers and touch on topics relating to clinical nutrition and food, nutrition and health. Subjects to be examined by speakers include: new approaches in the treatment of cancer and nutrition care for hospitalized patients; the root causes of malnutrition; developing a healthy eating pattern for the revision of Canada’s Food Guide; and the food skills and diet quality of Canadians and how to teach nutrition in the home.

 For more information and to register
http://bit.ly/2oaCvZM

Manitoba Occupational Health Nurses Interest Group (MOHNIG) Annual General Meeting

Friday, May 26, 2017
Room 103 , Union Centre (275 Broadway), Winnipeg, Manitoba
 Cost: $20

The AGM includes lunch, meeting & elections and an educational presentation from Elias Consulting titled "Medications can complicate chemical exposures."

For more information and to register 
pat.owens@canada.ca

2018 Fee Consultation Member Forum - Winnipeg

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hosted by the Association
890 Pembina Highway, Winnipeg Manitoba

Join us as we explain the Association fee options for 2018, answer some frequently asked questions and hear from you.

For more information and to register 
https://arnm.ca/ARNM/ec/Events/Event_Registration/ARNM/AC/Event_Registration.aspx

June 2017

Infection Prevention & Control: Old Problems – New Challenges

June 2nd, 2017 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hosted by Infection Prevention and Control Manitoba (IPAC-MB)
Centro Caboto Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba

This Conference will provide information & networking opportunities for healthcare workers to learn more about Infection Prevention & Control and its application in daily practice. Who should attend? IPCs, Acute Care, Long Term Care, Community Care, Public Health, Environmental Services, and anyone else interested in IPAC!

For more information and to register
http://www.planetReg.com/E111993021921 or contact Jennifer Regier at jregier2@nrha.ca

Harm Reduction Presentation

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hosted by the Association
890 Pembina Highway, Winnipeg Manitoba

For more information and to register 
https://arnm.ca/ARNM/ec/Events/Event_Registration/ARNM/AC/Event_Registration.aspx

Emerging Leaders Network Event - Self Care

Thursday, June 8, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hosted by the Association
890 Pembina Highway, Winnipeg Manitoba

We'll be discussing the necessity of self-care and offering practical tips and advice on how to make it a consistent part of your work/life balance.

For more information and to register 
https://arnm.ca/ARNM/ec/Events/Event_Registration/ARNM/AC/Event_Registration.aspx

Stronger together: Bridging mental health and addictions supports in Manitoba

Thursday, June 8, 2017, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. Evening event from 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Hosted by the Canadian Mental Health Association 
CanadInns Polo Park (1405 St. Matthews Ave.) Winnipeg, Manitoba

The Canadian Mental Health Association (MB and Winnipeg chapter) is hosting its second annual conference to share leading research and best practices in mental health and addictions. The theme of this year’s conference is bridging mental health and addictions supports in Manitoba. The conference will bring together 300 delegates from leading mental health and addictions service organizations throughout Manitoba.

For more information and to register

http://bit.ly/2pBwG7F

Topics in Wound Care 2017: Wound management

Friday, June 9, 2017 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Hosted by Canadian Association of Wound Care
Samuel N. Cohen Auditorium, St. Boniface Research Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba

In addition to a keynote address on the wound management cycle, this full day event features three sessions that will address issues pertaining to wound care, such as: diabetic foot wounds; electrical stimulation for wound healing; and dressing selection. 

For more information and to register:
contact Jane McSwiggan at jmcswiggan@wrha.mb.ca 

The 15th National PeriAnesthesia Nursing Conference

Saturday, June 10 - Sunday, June 11, 2017
Hosted by the National Association of PeriAnesthesia Nurses of Canada
Coast Coal Harbour Hotel, Vancouver, BC

The conference will celebrate 15 years of PeriAnesthesia nursing during Canada’s 150th year of Confederation. Topics to be covered during the two-day conference range from PeriAnesthesia and the law, pain addiction and management, and considerations of the obstetrical patient; to bullying in the workplace and using gender affirming approaches for transgender clients.

For more information and to register
http://napanc.ca/

Canadian Conference on Development Disabilities & Autism

Wednesday, June 14 to Thursday, June 15, 2017
Victoria Inn Hotel and Conference Centre (1808 Wellington Ave.), Winnipeg, Manitoba

Sessions led by experts in health and clinical services will be geared towards providing appropriate and collaborative supports to people and their families. Two of the main session highlights include practical tools for making sense of trauma for children and youth; and a first-hand account of the challenges of living with Prader-Willi Syndrome.

For more information
https://ccdda.ca/

Medical Assistance in Dying Webinar

Thursday, June 15, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hosted by the Association
890 Pembina Highway, Winnipeg Manitoba

As we approach the first anniversary of the enactment of medical assistance in dying, it is a good time to review the details of the law and what we know about the Canadian experience to date. Attend this webinar with a Canadian Nurses Protective Society lawyer for continuing professional development and a chance to have your questions answered. 

For more information and to register 
https://arnm.ca/ARNM/ec/Events/Event_Registration/ARNM/AC/Event_Registration.aspx

2017 Scientific Meeting: Knowledge Translation in Primary Care

Thursday, June 15 to Friday, June 16, 2017
Hosted by Knowledge Translation Canada 
Hotel le Concorde, Quebec City, Quebec

The two-day conference will touch on a host of issues in a range of formats, including lectures, poster sessions, presentations and panel discussions on SPOR in primary care and practice-based research networks (PBRNs). A hotel room block rate is available until May 25th, 2017.

For more information
http://bit.ly/2qONRmT 

 

Understanding Gender Diversity Panel

Thursday, June 21, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hosted by the Association
University of Winnipeg (auditorium to be announced)

join us for a panel presentation on the topic of providing care for transgender persons and their families. This provocative and interactive presentation features Brandy Pollard, Logan Oxenham, Fiona Smith, Ashley Smith, and Niki Fields.

For more information and to register 
https://arnm.ca/ARNM/ec/Events/Event_Registration/ARNM/AC/Event_Registration.aspx

July 2017

August 2017

Global Conference on Cancer Therapy 2017

Monday, August 7 - Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Frankfurt, Germany

For more information
http://www.momentera.org/conferences-2017/aug-7-2017/cancer-therapy

Webinar: Social Media and Technology

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Hosted by the Canadian Nurses Protective Society (CNPS)
Free for Association members
An increasing number of nurses are using mobile devices and apps as tools to assist in daily clinical care. As well, the use of social media by nurses is growing. Participate in this upcoming CNPS webinar to learn more about the legal risks involved in using these new technologies. This webinar is a replay with live questions and answers at the end.

For more information
http://bit.ly/2uhfdQo

Managing Concussions in Clinical Practice

Various Dates
Hosted by the Society of Alberta Occupational Therapists (SAOT)

The Society of Alberta Occupational Therapists and partners present the following training/continuing education opportunity: Part 1 of the Blended Learning Course includes the online “Managing Concussions in Clinical Practice” program. This certificate-level online course offers in-depth concussion management training in 3 modules (4-6 hours each) covering assessment, diagnosis, management. Part 2 includes the in-person workshop in either October 2017 or February 2018, in Edmonton.

For more information
http://bit.ly/2v9xhNp 

September 2017

Webinar: Legal Risks for New Grads

Thursday, September 14, 11:00am-12:00pm 
Hosted by the Canadian Nurses Protective Society (CNPS)
Free for Association members

Attend this free webinar for a discussion on legal issues of interest to newly graduated nurses. Different issues will be presented by a CNPS lawyer, with the opportunity for you to ask your questions. This webinar is free for all participants.

For more information
http://bit.ly/2vqklqf

26th Annual Provincial Palliative Care Conference: The Hidden Faces of Palliative Care

Thursday, September 14 to Friday, September 15, 2017 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Hosted by Palliative Care Manitoba
Victoria Inn Hotel and Convention Center(1808 Wellington Ave), Winnipeg, Manitoba

This year's conference theme will examine the delivery of Palliative Care to underserved populations in Manitoba. The conference will include three keynote speakers, 24 concurrent sessions, exhibition, art show and AGM. 

For more information
www.palliativemanitoba.ca

18th Nursing Ethics Conference and the 3rd International Ethics in Care Conference 

Friday, September 15 - Saturday, September 16, 2017
Hosted by International Care Ethics Observatory of the University of Surrey (UK) and the Centre for Biomedical Ethics and Law of the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium)
Leuven, Belgium

This joint conference provides an occasion to reflect on future challenges and opportunities of ethics in nursing and care. Topics that will be addressed by presenters include: ethical issues relating to care for the elderly, education in nursing and end-of-life care, and organizational issues in nursing.

For more information
www.nursingethics2017.org

Obstetrics and Gynecology: Celebrating the Past, Embracing the Future

Friday, September 22 to Saturday, September 23, 2017
Hosted by the University of Manitoba 
Frederic Gaspard Theatre, 745 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Of interest to physicians and other health care professionals such as nurses, midwives, and physician assistants. This 2-day event includes a variety of learning objectives, hands on workshops, tours and lectures and a dinner on Friday night (September 22). 

For more information
http://bit.ly/2vFmkEj

4th Annual Canadian Burn Symposium

Sunday, September 24 – Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Hosted by Canadian Association of Burn Nurses
Fairmont Winnipeg (2 Lombard Place), Winnipeg, Manitoba

The Canadian Burn Symposium is the yearly interdisciplinary hub where all Canadian Burn Directors and allied health professionals interact to review challenges in the burn community. This year’s topics include: burn disaster and emergency burn care management, ethics in burn care, resuscitation, burn nursing competencies, and post traumatic growth, among many other issues. 

For more information
http://bit.ly/2wj0Ooe

First Public Presentation by Candidate for Dean of College of Nursing, University of Manitoba

Monday, September 25, 2017 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hosted by the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba
Senate Chamber Room E3-262, Engineering Building, U of M Fort Garry Campus, Winnipeg

Dr. Pauline Paul, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies at the University of Alberta, is one of two candidates invited for campus visits by the U of M’s Presidential Advisory Committee, and will be giving a public presentation, followed by an opportunity for a Q & A and general discussion session. Videoconferencing will be available in the 535 Basic Medical Sciences Building on the U of M Bannatyne campus.  

 

3rd Annual Summit on Pediatric Cardiology and Pulmonology

Monday, September 25 to Wednesday, September 27, 2017 (18 Forums, 3 Days - 1 Event)
Chicago, Illinois, USA

For more information
http://pediatriccardiology.conferenceseries.com/

Open House: Graduate Opportunities in the Faculty of Health Sciences

Saturday, September 30 2:00 pm
Hosted by the University of Lethbridge 
Online

Learn about the University of Lethbridge's graduate program offerings in the Faculty of Health Sciences (Master of Nursing, MSc in Health Sciences, Nursing, Addictions Counselling, and PhD in Population Studies).

To register for the session:
http://bit.ly/2wGL9lS

October 2017

Managing Mental Health in the Workplace – Rights and Responsibilities

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Hosted by ACHIEVE Centre for Leadership & Workplace Performance
Best Western Plus Airport, 1715 Wellington Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba

It is essential that leadership has the capabilities to manage mental health because early identification and support can lead to continued productivity, retention of employees and overall satisfaction in the workplace. This workshop provides a roadmap to help leaders participate in conversations with employees who may require support and accommodation when experiencing difficulties related to mental health.

For more information
http://bit.ly/2u5T3o9

Second public presentation by Candidate for Dean of College of Nursing, University of Manitoba

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 11:00 am - 12:00 pm 
Hosted by the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba
Senate Chamber Room E3-262, Engineering Building, U of M Fort Garry Campus, Winnipeg

Dr. Netha Dyck, Dean of School of Nursing and School of Health Sciences at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, is one of two candidates invited for campus visits by the U of M’s Presidential Advisory Committee, and will be giving a public presentation, followed by an opportunity for a Q & A and general discussion session. Videoconferencing will be available in the 535 Basic Medical Sciences Building on the U of M Bannatyne campus. 

Nurse-led telephone service effective in cancer follow-up

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 12:15pm – 12:45pm
Hosted by the University of Manitoba School of Health Sciences
Room 370, Helen Glass Centre for Nursing, 89 Curry Place University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba

As more people survive cancer, health care providers are challenged to provide quality follow-up services following completion of treatment. This presentation will include the development of the telephone intervention, findings from studies and practical information on the barriers and facilitators to implementation in practice.

For more information
mcnhr@umanitoba.ca

Child Health Research Days, ‘Pathways to Equity: Better Health for All Children’

October 3 to October 5, 2017
Hosted by the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba
Canadian Museum for Human Rights & the Fort Garry Hotel, Winnipeg, Manitoba 

Child Health Research Days is an exciting and unique event focused on innovative child health research happening in Manitoba, Canada, and around the world, and focusing on a different theme each year. Researchers, research staff, and healthcare professionals are encouraged to attend this enriching conference. This year will feature a public forum on dealing with trauma; open to all who want to attend. 

For more information

http://chrdmb.ca/

2nd MPCNA Wine & Cheese Event: Derm Night & Clinical Cases

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 
Hosted by the Manitoba Primary Care Nurses Association 

This educational opportunity from the Manitoba Primary Care Nurses Association will feature speakers Dr. John Embil, Sylvie Beaudry, NP & Dr. Marni Wiseman.

For more information
mpcna.executive@gmail.com

Violence Threat Assessment – Planning and Response

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 9:00 am – 4:00 pm 
Hosted by the Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute (CTRI)
Best Western Plus Airport, 1715 Wellington Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba

This workshop provides a communication and decision-making model to help businesses, schools, organizations and communities become more effective in their management of threats. Participants will learn strategies to help them identify, assess and manage individuals who may be escalating towards violence.

For more information

http://bit.ly/2tKISD4 

Biennial International Conference on the Nurse’s Role in the Criminal Justice System

Wednesday, October 4 to Friday, October 6, 2017 Hosted by Custody & Caring Delta Bessborough Hotel, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan The theme of the conference is “Contemporary Challenges, Opportunities and Collaborations”, and will provide a forum for highlighting innovations in practice, education, research, and policy development in the field of forensic mental health and correctional health care in Canada and throughout the world. Clinical issues and work life issues unique to nurses, health care professionals and other professionals working within forensic mental health and correctional environments will be featured.
For more information
http://bit.ly/2mmycoW

Webinar: Public Health and Community Health Nursing and the Law

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 11:00 am - 12:00 pm 
Hosted by the Canadian Nurses Protective Society (CNPS)
Free for Association members

Public health and community health nursing is a unique area of nursing which may present unique challenges for nurses, including legal issues regarding documentation, informed consent, mandatory reporting obligations and client confidentiality. This webinar will provide nurses with an overview of legal risks faced by public health and community health nurses and provide nurses with direction on how to best protect themselves when practicing in this area.

For more information
http://bit.ly/2tXvaM4 

Canadian Association of Perinatal and Women’s Health Nurses: 2017 Annual Clinical, Education and Research Conference

Thursday, October 12 to Saturday, October 14, 2017
Hosted by Canadian Association of Perinatal and Women’s Health Nurses
Halifax, Nova Scotia
This year’s conference theme is ‘A Gateway For Equity, Diversity and Innovation’. The program will focus on providing educational opportunities where participants can acknowledge and celebrate nursing expertise with a focus on advancing the care of women and their families.

For more information
http://bit.ly/2wiZyBJ

Leadership – Insights for Thinking Differently

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Hosted by ACHIEVE Centre for Leadership & Workplace Performance
Best Western Plus Airport, 1715 Wellington Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba

This workshop will challenge you to think critically about your approach to leadership. Join other leaders in exploring new and different ways of working through challenges as well as opportunities, and develop new insights that will strengthen your leadership. Particular attention will be given to employee engagement and organizational health.

For more information
http://bit.ly/2uOCN8E

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy – Tools for Thinking Differently

Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Hosted by the Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute (CTRI)
Best Western Plus Airport, 1715 Wellington Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba

This workshop provides a strong foundational knowledge of the principles and strategies involved in using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). Participants will gain an understanding of which populations tend to benefit the most from CBT, and will be equipped with many strategies and tools that can be practically applied in their work.

For more information
http://bit.ly/2v9QE8K 

Sedation for palliative purposes: a new best-practice guideline

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Hosted by the WRHA Palliative Care Program
Cropo Funeral Chapel – Rose Room, 1442 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba

This event is the first session of the WRHA’s Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Education Series 2017-2018, and is co-presented by Dr. Mike Harlos, Medical Director, and Janice Nesbitt, RN, MN, Clinical Nurse Specialist, both from WRHA Palliative Care Program. A supper will be served at 5:30pm for no charge. 

For more information
jnesbitt@wrha.mb.ca

Code of Ethics Webinar

Thursday, October 19, 2017 12:00 -1:00 pm
Hosted by Darlene O’Reilly RN, Practice and Standards Consultant for the College and Asha Pereira RN, Professional Development and Advocacy Advisor for the Association of Registered Nurses of Manitoba

Learn more about the 2017 edition of the Code of Ethics and the implications it may have on your registered nursing practice.
To register
http://bit.ly/2y2w0M1

Narrative Therapy: Tools for Exploring Stories

Thursday, October 19, 2017, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Hosted by the Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute (CTRI)
Best Western Plus Airport, 1715 Wellington Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Narrative therapy has been found to be a useful approach to many problems such as addictions, trauma and mental health concerns. In addition, it also works well with diverse populations and age groups. This interactive workshop will provide participants the tools and processes to begin using narrative frameworks with their clients.

For more information
http://bit.ly/2ub48DW

Canadian Association on Gerontology: 46th Annual Conference

October 19 - October 21, 2017
Hosted by the Canadian Association on Gerontology

The conference, themed “Evidence for Action in an Aging World”, will be of interest to researchers, practitioners, decision- and policy-makers, students, older adults, community groups and all others with an interest in individual and population aging.  It is an interdisciplinary event featuring stimulating sessions across a diverse range of topics in gerontology and geriatrics.  

For more information
http://CAG2017.ca

Medical Asistance in Dying Presentation by the MAID Clinical Team 

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Hosted by the Association of Registered Nurses of Manitoba
890 Pembina Highway, Winnipeg, Manitoba or by webinar

The MAID Clinical Team members will present an overview of thw who, what, when, where, how and why of medical asisstance in dying in Manitoba including recent statistics as well as discussion on responding to the inquiries. 

Register now
http://bit.ly/2um2GMd

CNA Dorothy Wylie Health Leaders - Leadership Skills for Complex Times 

October 25, 2017 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Hosted by the Association of Registered Nurses of Manitoba 
Victoria Inn Hotel and Convention Centre (1808 Wellington Avenue), Winnipeg, Manitoba

For more information and to register
http://bit.ly/2um2GMd

The Association's Celebrating Excellence Cocktail Reception

October 25, 2017 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Hosted by the Association of Registered Nurses of Manitoba 
Victoria Inn Hotel and Convention Centre (1808 Wellington Avenue), Winnipeg, Manitoba

For more information and to register
http://bit.ly/2um2GMd

Dealing with Difficult People

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Hosted by ACHIEVE Centre for Leadership & Workplace Performance
Best Western Plus Airport, 1715 Wellington Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba

We all encounter people we find difficult. This workshop will analyze what is happening in those exchanges and demonstrate how people can adapt their strategies to bring about more productive conversations with those they find difficult. Individual styles will be explored with an emphasis on understanding and adapting one’s style to create different results.

For more information
http://bit.ly/2uOgf7T

Leadership: Becoming a Person of Influence

Friday, November 27, 2017 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Hosted by the Association of Registered Nurses of Manitoba
890 Pembina Highway, Winnipeg, Manitoba or by webinar

Presented by Kelly Hallock. This one-hour workshop is an introduction to leadership training with a focus on finding your own leadership style. Kelly Hallock is a registered nurse who is also a trained leadership coach, speaker and teacher. 

Register now
http://bit.ly/2um2GMd

November 2017

Drug Impaired Driving Presentation

November 1, 2017 12:00 - 2:00 pm
Hosted by the Association of Registered Nurses of Manitoba
Presented by Dr. Neil Swirsky
The content covered will be Manitoba legal reporting requirements, the MPI process for making decisions about medical fitness to drive, an overview of health conditions and driving with a particular emphasis on substance use disorder and the effects of drugs on driving performance, and upcoming changes to impaired driving legislation.

This session will be of interest to nurses because they should be aware of pending changes to the legal reporting requirements and, since multiple classes of drugs may have an effect on driver performance, nurses are in a position to inform their patients and the public at large of the potential risks. The changes to impaired driving legislation are intended to make the roadways safer for all of us and nurses have a major role to play in health promotion and safety in our communities. 

Register now
http://bit.ly/2um2GMd

4th International Conference for PeriAnesthesia Nurses: Tides of Change

Wednesday, November 1 to Saturday, November 4, 2017
Hosted by the Australian College of PeriAnesthesia Nurses (ACPAN)
Luna Park, Sydney, Australia

The theme is Tides of Change will be reflected in the conference’s focus on advocacy, education & research. There will also be the opportunity for participants to share experiences in the areas of management, evidence-based practice, clinical case studies in anaesthesia, post-anaesthesia care, and specialty practice interests such as paediatrics, geriatrics, and surgical specialties.

For more information and to register
http://www.icpan2017.com.au/

Autism – Strategies for Self-Regulation, Learning and Challenging Behaviours

Wednesday, November 1 to Thursday, November 2, 2017 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Hosted by the Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute (CTRI)
Best Western Plus Airport, 1715 Wellington Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba

The primary focus of this workshop is to provide practical strategies for working with high need individuals around self-regulation, learning practices and challenging behaviours. Participants will review a behavioral framework to provide effective strategies for each of these areas, which they will be able to adapt to their own specific environment and context.

For more information
http://bit.ly/2t1Duhx 

CVAA Winnipeg Chapter Meeting 

Monday, November 6, 2017
Hosted by the Canadian Vascular Access Association
890 Pembina Highway, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Peripherals & Peers: Tips and trickts on IV starts, site selection and complications. Network with the local vascular access community. Skills lab sponsored by BD Canada. This event is free to CVAA Winnipeg Chapter members, practising nurses and new nursing graduates. Chapter memebrship is encouraged.

RSVP to donnamcleod@yahoo.ca

Treatment of High Functioning Alcoholics, Addicts & Dual Diagnosis

Monday, November 6, 2017  8:30 am – 4:30 pm  Hosted by NursingLinks.ca
Canada Inn Polo Park (1405 St. Matthews Ave) Winnipeg, Manitoba

This full day workshop will feature a presentation by licensed mental health counsellor Sarah Allen Benton, Director of Clinical Services at Aware Recovery Care home-based addiction treatment in North Haven, CT. The focus will be on how to consider the level of functioning of clients in recovery from addiction and substance abuse, connecting with individual narratives has been an important part of the history of addiction recovery and the existence of shame and the need to tailor treatment appropriately. 

For more information and to register
http://bit.ly/2rwbygb

Webinar: RN Prescribing and Risk Management

Wednesday November 8, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Hosted by the Canadian Nurses Protective Society (CNPS)
Free for Association members

Do you prescribe as part of your practice? This webinar will highlight the legal risks of prescribing and discuss means to reduce and manage those risks.

For more information
http://bit.ly/2u1hlAJ

Time Management

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Hosted by ACHIEVE Centre for Leadership & Workplace Performance
Best Western Plus Airport, 1715 Wellington Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Developing effective skills in time management empowers us to deal with the conflicting priorities we face every day. This workshop will set you up for managing your time with proficiency. You will learn how to set priorities, get yourself organized, manage your time and achieve your goals.

For more information
http://bit.ly/2tFBt9J

Working Through the Pain: A Multimodal Pain Management Workshop

November 9, Registration 8:15 - 8:55 am; program 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Hosted by Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Education Day
Deer Lodge Centre, Large Life & Learning Centre, 2109 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg

The event will include plenary sessions on different modalities in pain management and spend the afternoon working through case studies with pain management facilitators to reinforce your application of pain management concepts.

For more information
TThiele@exchange.hsc.mb.ca

University of Manitoba College of Nursing Information Session

November 9, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Rm. 370 Helen Glass Centre for Nursing, 89 Curry Place University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
Telehealth videoconferencing available

The College of Nursing at the University of Manitoba invites you to attend an information session about its Master of Nursing and Nurse Practitioner Programs, including program requirements, the application process, courses, mode of course delivery, part-time studies, and more.  

For more information
pamela.gordon@umanitoba.ca

Identifying Potentially Predatory Publishers

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
Hosted by the University of Manitoba 
Room 210 Helen Glass Centre for Nursing, 89 Curry Place University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Have you received those questionable emails inviting you to submit to a journal or join an editorial board? Have you wondered if the publisher was legitimate? This session will look at indicators to identify publishers that may be engaging in predatory practices or producing journals or conferences of poor quality and reputation. Current resources that can be used to identify reputable journals and publishers, including open access journals, will also be discussed.

For more information
mcnhr@umanitoba.ca

Trauma – Strategies for Resolving the Impact of Post-Traumatic Stress

Tuesday, November 14 to Wednesday, November 15, 2017 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Hosted by the Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute (CTRI)
Best Western Plus Airport, 1715 Wellington Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba

This workshop provides an overview of the way trauma affects a person through the brain and nervous system and how it can result in longer term symptoms at physical, psychological and emotional levels. A framework which describes different stages in the process of regulating and resolving the impact of trauma is reviewed and key principles and strategies that apply to a diverse range of impacts in children, adolescents and adults are explored.

For more information
http://bit.ly/2ufd4cr

Wounds Canada Boot Camp: One week of intensive learning
November 14-19
Mississauga, Ontario

Geared for those who are new to wound care, the Boot Camp is an intensive and varied learning experience held all under one roof during the week of the Wounds Canada annual conference. At the end of the week, you’ll be ready to tackle the world of skin and wound care.

For more information
 http://bit.ly/2pTowst 

End of life – how to provide a safe environment to have meaningful conversations

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Hosted by the WRHA Palliative Care Program
Cropo Funeral Chapel – Rose Room, 1442 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba

This event is the second session of the WRHA’s Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Education Series 2017-2018, and will be presented by Chaplain Helen Holbrook, Spiritual Care Coordinator at the Riverview Palliative Care Program. A supper will be served at 5:30pm for no charge.

For more information
jnesbitt@wrha.mb.ca

2nd Annual Drug Pricing Policy Summit: Measuring Progress and Making Our Mark

Wednesday, November 15 to Thursday, November 16, 2017
Hosted by the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network, the Save Your Skin Foundation and the Schizophrenia Society of Ontario
Toronto, Ontario

The inaugural Drug Pricing Policy Summit in November 2016 offered a space for patients and patient groups from all disease groups to come together and examine how they can meaningfully participate in and influence the regulatory, public, and private policy environments that shape drug pricing in Canada. Pricing of therapeutics and therapies has a direct impact on public and private drug plans and policies, and by extension, on the ability of Canadians to access medications.

For more information

http://bit.ly/2m37h1r

Wounds Canada Annual Conference 2017

Thursday, November 16 to Sunday, November 19, 2017
Mississauga, Ontario

This is a four-day continuing education event designed to support health-care professionals who work with patients with wounds or who are at risk for developing wounds. Highlights of the conference are set to include four days of multi-disciplinary networking and learning and presentations outlining the latest research, technology and tools. Multiple registration options and early-bird pricing available. 

For more information and to register
http://bit.ly/2pTowst 

Making Sense of Trauma: Practical tools for responding to children and youth

Friday, November 17, 2017 9:15 am - 3:30 pm (one hour break for lunch – not provided)
Hosted by New Directions 
Best Western Plus Hotel (1715 Wellington Ave) Winnipeg, Manitoba

Participants in this one-day workshop will learn how to use a trauma-informed perspective to better understand the relational, neurobiological and developmental impact of trauma on children, youth and their caregivers. 

For more information
Billy Brodovsky at Billy.Brodovsky@newdirections.mb.ca or call 204-786-7051, ext. 5364

8th Annual NPAM Conference

Friday, November 17 to Saturday, November 18, 2017 
Hosted by the Nurse Practitioners Association of Manitoba (NPAM)
Viscount Gort Hotel, 1670 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg

This event is designed for healthcare professionals working in all areas of healthcare and includes a variety of breakout sessions, workshops, sponsor exhibits, and several opportunities to network with your colleagues from across the country. a limited number of rooms at a preferred rate for conference attendees until October 17, 2017.

For more information
http://bit.ly/2yDVlxt 

De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Hosted by the Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute (CTRI)
Best Western Plus Airport, 1715 Wellington Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba

This workshop is designed to teach people to de-escalate potentially violent situations through assertiveness and interpersonal communication. The training will explore how anger and violence interplay, including opportunities for self-assessment of personal styles.

For more information
http://bit.ly/2tb7u63

Communication – The Essential Skills

November 23, 09:00am – 4:00pm
Hosted by ACHIEVE Centre for Leadership & Workplace Performance
Best Western Plus Airport, 1715 Wellington Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba

In this workshop the focus will be on core skills for communicating with clarity in the workplace.  Participants will hone their verbal communication strategies including speaking and listening skills.  They will also learn to utilize communication technologies such as email and social media more effectively.

For more information
http://bit.ly/2tFoBjU

Pornography - A Public Health Issue

Friday, November 24, 2017 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Hosted by the Association of Registered Nurses of Manitoba
890 Pembina Highway, Winnipeg, Manitoba or by webinar

Presented by Janet Zacharias RN. An overview about the devastating impact pornography can have on the health of individuals, families and communities and how it puts adolescents most at risk. 

Register now
http://bit.ly/2um2GMd

December 2017

Canada 2067: National Leadership Conference

Tuesday, December 5 to Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Hosted by Canada 2067 
The Design Exchange, Toronto, Ontario

Canada 2067 is an organization founded to promote a new vision for youth learning in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). It’s National Leadership Conference, the group’s action plan will be unveiled for the first time, with the rest of the conference dedicated to having education leaders and stakeholders discussing and strengthening the plan to drive change beyond the conference. 

For more information
http://bit.ly/2u5Jupp

Management and Supervision – The Crucial Skills

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Hosted by ACHIEVE Centre for Leadership & Workplace Performance
Best Western Plus Airport, 1715 Wellington Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba

One of the most difficult and often overlooked aspects of moving into a supervisory or management position is developing the skills necessary to truly manage people. Like all skills, management skills must be learned. This workshop presents the crucial skills for managing employment relationships from beginning to end, with particular focus on hiring and performance management.

For more information
http://bit.ly/2ufC17y 

Understanding Mental Illness in Children and Youth

Thursday, December 7, 2017 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Hosted by the Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute (CTRI)
Best Western Plus Airport, 1715 Wellington Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba

This workshop is designed for education and social service providers, caregivers and anyone seeking a better understanding of the complexities that surround mental illness with this population. Participants will be provided with a general overview of the common mental health issues for children and youth, signs and symptoms, themes for treatment and the controversies that surround some of the diagnoses.

For more information

http://bit.ly/2u5LbmA 

Conflict Resolution Skills

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Hosted by ACHIEVE Centre for Leadership & Workplace Performance
Best Western Plus Airport, 1715 Wellington Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Those people who master essential conflict resolution skills reduce the occurrence of negative conflict in their lives, leading to healthier, happier relationships and work environments. Conflict has many sources, including miscommunication, disagreements, stress and personality differences. This workshop will teach participants to understand the dynamics of conflict and equip them with the skills needed to respond confidently and effectively.

For more information
http://bit.ly/2ubpReW

Borderline Personality Disorder – Understanding and supporting

Friday, December 22, 2017 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Hosted by the Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute (CTRI)
Best Western Plus Airport, 1715 Wellington Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba

The experience associated with BPD involves intense emotional and behavioural challenges for both the individual and the relationships around them. This workshop's purpose is to increase the understanding of BPD from the perspective of all those impacted, including caregivers, family members and those diagnosed.

For more information
http://bit.ly/2tKrfmy