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Oct 23 - 25, 2018 | Toronto, Ontario
PROBE Ethics and Boundaries Course is organized by Center for Personalized Education for Physicians (CPEP) and will be held during Oct 23 - 25, 2018 at Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Course Description: PROBE is a 2.5 day, non-adversarial ethics and boundaries intervention program for healthcare professionals and trainees whose registration or careers may be jeopardized by unprofessional or unethical conduct. In-person, small group sessions are team-taught, multidisciplinary, and tailored to each participant’s particular breach, with the aim of achieving remediation and a recommitment to professional ideals. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 23 - 24, 2018 | CAD $446.25 | Vancouver, British Columbia
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider Vancouver is organized by SkillStat and will be held from Oct 23 - 24, 2018 at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver Campus, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Course Description : Delivered in partnership with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, the PALS Provider course (2 Days) is intended for healthcare providers working in a hospital or non-hospital setting who wish to increase their skills in the emergency cardiovascular and respiratory care of children and infants. Techniques and skills for resuscitating and stabilizing infants and children in respiratory failure, cardiopulmonary arrest, or shock are introduced. The PALS Provider course utilizes case-based sessions, simulations, video presentations, didactic discussions and hands on practice to help each student achieve success in the course and in practice. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 23 - 24, 2018 | CAD $404.25 | Vancouver, British Columbia
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Provider Vancouver is organized by SkillStat and will be held from Oct 23 - 24, 2018 at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver Campus, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Course Description : Delivered in partnership with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, ACLS was created to help healthcare providers quickly recognize and respond to cardiovascular emergencies. The ACLS Provider Course (2 days) provides a foundation for anyone who has not taken the course before, or who has not taken the course within 2 years. Preparation is required. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 24, 2018 | CAD $299.25 | Vancouver, British Columbia
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Renewal Vancouver is organized by SkillStat and will be held on Oct 24, 2018 at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver Campus, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Course Description : Delivered in partnership with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, the PALS Renewal course (1 Day) is intended for healthcare providers working in a hospital or non-hospital setting who wish to increase their skills in the emergency cardiovascular and respiratory care of children and infants. Techniques and skills for resuscitating and stabilizing infants and children in respiratory failure, cardiopulmonary arrest, or shock are introduced. The PALS Renewal course utilizes case-based sessions, simulations, video presentations, didactic discussions and hands on practice to help each student achieve success in the course and in practice. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
7th Conference on Recent Advances in the Prevention and Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity
Oct 24 - 26, 2018 | Calgary, Alberta
7th Conference on Recent Advances in the Prevention and Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity is organized by University of British Columbia (UBC) Interprofessional Continuing Education and would be held during Oct 24 - 26, 2018 at The Westin Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The target audience for this medical event for behavioural therapists, community health workers, counsellors, diabetes educators, dietitians, early childhood educators, educators and teachers, families, family development workers, family physicians, family resource program staff, fitness professionals, health professionals, nurses, nutritionists, paediatricians, parents, policy makers, pyschologists, researchers, school administrators, social workers, students. Course Description: 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. Conference Objectives are : • Review the importance of community health and highlight successful strategies for promoting healthy lifestyles • Analyze new trends in nutrition and healthy lifestyle aiming at preventing childhood and adolescent obesity • Examine the role of social and environmental influences on obesity (e.g. social determinants of health; built environment; social network; media; technology) • Provide a forum for networking and collaboration among health professionals, educators, researchers, policy makers, trainees and other stakeholders with an interest in childhood and adolescent obesity Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 24 - 26, 2018 | Toronto, Ontario
American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Fall Meeting is organized by American Dental Education Association (ADEA) and will be held during Oct 24 - 26, 2018 at Hilton Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 25 - 27, 2018 | CME 8.00 | USD $1600 | Toronto, Ontario
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Course is organized by Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and will be held during Oct 25 - 27, 2018 at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The target audience for this medical event is doctors and residents who care for injured patients. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 8 Mainpro-C credits (or 17 Mainpro-M1 credits) per course. Conference Description : The Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) program is designed to teach a systematic, concise approach to the care of a trauma patient. ATLS course is developed by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Committee on Trauma. • Focus on a safe, reliable method for assessing and initially managing the trauma patient. • Teaches medical core content in an interactive format. • Hands-on skills sessions in simulated trauma settings. • Assess patient’s condition rapidly and accurately. • Resuscitate and stabilize patient according to priority. • Determine if patient’s needs exceed a facility’s capabilities. • Arrange appropriately for patient’s definitive care. • Ensure that optimum care is provided. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 25 - 28, 2018 | Toronto, Ontario
3rd World Congress on Genetics, Geriatrics and Neurodegenerative Diseases Research (GeNeDis) is organized by Bioinformatics and Human Electrophysiology Laboratory (BiHELab) and will be held from Oct 25 - 28, 2018 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Toronto Downtown, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Description: For the third time three of the most modern and popular scientific areas are brought together in a congress, the 3rd World Congress on Genetics, Geriatrics and Neurodegenerative Disease research with the title: “Health Aging and Mental Wellness in the new digital era” Leading scientists and researchers from all over the world will discuss the recent developments in these disciplines, ranging from research progress and the latest scientific discoveries to the clinical and pharmaceutical applications. GeNeDis 2018 will focus on a strong scientific program combined with teaching, training and live workshops to inform and educate scientist on the latest major challenges in scientific research, the new drug targets, the development of novel biomarkers, the new imaging techniques and the novel protocols for early diagnosis of neurodegenerative diseases, and several other scientific advances. GeNeDis 2018 will feature an internationally recognized widely diverse program, that will contribute in attracting delegates to attend this major event. The goal of the 3rd World Congress GeNeDis 2018 is to strengthen and broaden the international network by sharing the recent advancements in Genetics, Geriatrics and Neuroscience and by establishing good contacts with all relevant stakeholders – all pursuing the excellence in research, development, education and training with the aim of better and safe health aging. Topics of interest: Geriatrics, Neurodegenerative Diseases, Sleeping disorders, Neuroimaging, Clinical neurophysiology, Clinical genetics and genomics, System Biology, Genome engineering, Computational biology, Big data and genome medicine, Diagnostic of human disease biomarkers, Gene expression analysis, Neuropharmacology, Pharmacogenomics, Diagnostic protocols and tests, Nanotechnology, Quality of life and healthcare. Other Venues: 26/10 9am-5pm, Fields Institute 26/10 6pm-9pm & 27/10 10am-7pm, Lennox Hall 27/10 10am-7pm & 28/10 10am-7pm, Wilfrid Laurier University 28/10 9am-5pm, Royal Ontario Museum, ROM Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 25 - 26, 2018 | CAD $850 | Toronto, Ontario
9th Learning Retreat for Dietitians is organized by Canadian Obesity Network (CON) and will be held during Oct 25 - 26, 2018 at Ryerson Student Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Conference Description : This retreat is on the principles and practices interdisciplinary obesity management for dietitians. This is an intensive educational experience with a strong emphasis on the practical aspects of obesity management and the role of the dietitian in inter-professional bariatric care. This certification will build knowledge in the areas of: • 5As of Obesity Management • EOSS • Your role(s) as part of the interdisciplinary obesity management team • Clinical assessment and medical management of obesity Successful completion of this program also qualifies dietitian for the education component for the Certified Bariatric Educator (CBE) designation. The Certified Bariatric Educator program, offered by the Canadian Obesity Network, serves the public and the field of obesity medicine by maintaining standards for assessment and credentialing for allied healthcare professionals in Canada. The Certified Bariatric Educator designation signifies specialized knowledge in the principles of obesity management and distinguishes an allied healthcare professional as having achieved competency in obesity management and bariatric care. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Optimizing Functional Cognition and Executive Function: Assessment and Intervention Strategies (Oct 25 -27, 2018)
Oct 25 - 27, 2018 | USD $675 | Peterborough, Ontario
Optimizing Functional Cognition and Executive Function: Assessment and Intervention Strategies is organized by MindWorks and will be held from Oct 25 - 27, 2018 at Holiday Inn Peterborough-Waterfront, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. The target audience for this medical event is Occupational Therapists (OT), Speech Language Pathologists (SLP), Occupational Therapist Assistants (OTA), Communicative Disorders Assistant (CDA), Rehabilitation Support Workers (RSW). Course Description: This workshop provides a comprehensive overview of assessment and treatment for people with mild to moderate acquired brain injuries. Clinical examples, cases and video clips will be used throughout all 3 days of the workshop. The first half of the workshop will review the cognitive functional evaluation process. It will provide therapists with the ability to analyze and interpret task errors observed during IADL performance and select or choose the most appropriate assessment tools and outcome measures. A variety of assessment tools will be discussed including clinician and patient-reported rating scales or questionnaires, awareness measures, cognitive screenings, cognitive-IADL assessments and participation measures. The second half of the workshop provides in-depth information on clinical treatment of adults with executive dysfunction and other cognitive-perceptual deficits. Interventions such as the use of everyday technology, Apps, metacognitive strategy training and working memory training will be discussed along with applications, updated evidence and indications for use. A metacognitive strategy-based approach (Multicontext treatment (MC)) that focuses on guiding self-monitoring skills and promoting strategy use and generalization across everyday activities will be emphasized. Treatment activities will be analyzed, and examples of functional cognitive activity modules and guidelines will be illustrated. Participants will practice specific cueing methods and use of a structured metacognitive framework designed to help people understand, anticipate, monitor and control cognitive symptoms. Specific cognitive performance difficulties in executive function and memory (such as working memory, prospective memory, flexibility, impulsivity, initiation, planning etc.) will be discussed within the context of case scenarios. Participants will practice analyzing and applying treatment guidelines to cases Course Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: Understand and identify different cognitive-perceptual symptoms from written case descriptions and video clips (eg. working memory, flexibility, inhibition, prospective memory). Select appropriate assessment tools that match client’s level and needs. Compare and contrast different performance-based assessment methods . Use, analyze, interpret and document results of performance-based testing (eg. WCPA). Identify assessment tools for measurement of treatment outcome. Identify ways that technology can promote cognitive functioning and be used within the intervention. . Identify and describe how to utilize a metacognitive framework as part of a comprehensive and inter-professional cognitive rehabilitation program. Describe how to manipulate and structure a wide range of functional cognitive treatment activities to promote strategy use, awareness and generalization. Analyze and expand the range of treatment activities used with clients who have problems in self-awareness, executive function and memory initiation, impulsivity. Describe external and internal strategies that are effective in managing executive function symptoms such as the problem in initiation, impulsivity, losing track, difficulty shifting set and managing multiple step activities) . Analyze and differentiate between types of cues and mediation methods that can be utilized in treatment. Demonstrate how to structure treatment activities and sessions to promote strategy use and carryover. Demonstrate the use of guided questioning techniques.