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External Programs

43rd Annual Pediatric Refresher Conference
November 9-10 | 7:30AM | Shaw Centre (Ottawa)

The Pediatrics Refresher Conference provides an opportunity for health care providers to learn about relevant and recent developments in the care of children and youth.  Participants interact with pediatric experts on a wide variety of practical pediatric issues in a comfortable and supportive learning environment. Through large group lectures, small group case-based seminars and quick "practice changers", participants discuss and apply new knowledge and skills, and determine specific changes for their practice setting.

For registration and information: https://cheocme.ca/


Food as Medicine: 2018 Update
November 13 | 8:30AM | Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute (Toronto)

This full-day symposium for healthcare professionals will discuss the evidence behind emerging nutrition trends, nutrition strategies to prevent and manage chronic diseases, the paradigm shift from nutrient-centric recommendations to food and dietary-pattern based recommendations, and the benefits of prescribing diet in addition to pharmacological intervention in medical practice. 

For registration and information: https://foodasmedicineupdate.ca


Opioids Clinical Primer
Ongoing | Online

This free, certified online program from Machealth, will help you uncover common issues that arise when prescribing opioids; learn to reduce and manage the harms of opioids including overdose and dependence and recognize and treat opioid use disorder. 

Access the module here: http://opioids.machealth.ca
 

ECHO Ontario Hepatitis C
Monday (ongoing) | 12:00-1:30pm | by Video Conference    
  

Who Should Attend: Any Primary Care Provider with an interest in Hepatitis C (including but not limited to Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists)

About the Program:

ECHO link expert inter-professional teams at academic hubs with primary care providers in local communities. This program is designed to help and support primary care providers in diagnosing, treating and managing their patients with chronic pain. Participants’ benefits include:

  • Gain knowledge through weekly didactic presentations
  • Receive recommendations for care of their patients
  • Earn free CME/CPD credit
  • Access to specialists

 For registration and information: www.echoontario.ca


ECHO Ontario Chronic Pain & Opioid Stewardship
Thursdays (ongoing) | 12:30-2:30pm
| by Video Conference

Who Should Attend: Any Primary Care Provider with an interest in Chronic Pain (including but not limited to Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, and Physiotherapists)

About the Program:

ECHO link expert inter-professional teams at academic hubs with primary care providers in local communities. This program is designed to help and support primary care providers in diagnosing, treating and managing their patients with chronic pain. Participants’ benefits include:

  • Gain knowledge through weekly didactic presentations
  • Receive recommendations for care of their patients
  • Earn free CME credit
  • Access to specialists

For registration and information: www.echoontario.ca


ECHO Ontario Rheumatology
Friday (ongoing) | 12:00-2:00pm | by Video Conference

Who Should Attend: Any Primary Care Provider with an interest in Rheumatology

About the Program:

ECHO link expert inter-professional teams at academic hubs with primary care providers in local communities. This program is designed to help and support primary care providers in diagnosing, treating and managing their patients with chronic pain. Participants’ benefits include:

  • Gain knowledge through weekly didactic presentations
  • Receive recommendations for care of their patients
  • Earn free CME/CPD credit
  • Access to specialists 

For registration and information: www.echoontario.ca