Photo courtesy of Deanna Bailey
October Brings Awareness to:
October Awareness Weeks:
October 17-October 21 National Infection Control Week
October 24-28 Canadian Patient Safety Week
October 30-November 5 Canadian Intensive Care Week
October Awareness Days:
October 1 International Day for Older Persons
October 10 World Mental Health Day
October 12 World Arthritis Day
October 16 World Food Day
October 20 World Osteoporosis Day
October 29 World Stroke Day
Did you know…the Yukon has a Science Community of Practice (SCOPe) that offers Lunch and Learn sessions in Whitehorse?
SCOPe aims to facilitate dialogue, collaboration and information sharing and support the development of scientific capacity, literacy and coordination in Yukon.
Let them know if you have an idea for a SCOPe activity (or if you are interested in hosting a SCOPe activity) and check out their website for listings.
To help you understand HIMPA’s new requirements, check out The HIPMA custodian toolkit: http://www.hss.gov.yk.ca/hipmacustodians.php
Get information about the harmful effects of extreme heat and UV radiation as well as first aid tips for sunburn and heat illness on the Government of Canada’s Sun Safety website.
Amendments to the Criminal Code to permit medical assistance in dying came into law on 17 June 2016.
The Canadian Nurses Association 2016 Meeting of Members
Theme: Nurses: Driving the Shift to Primary Health Care
If you could not attend the Canadian National Nurses Association 2016 meeting of members, you can still watch highlights! Recordings of the live webcast and other meetings will be available in the coming weeks.
For more information, please visit the CNA website.
The deadline for the Continuing Nurse Education Fund was August 31, 2016.
The next deadline is November 31, 2016.
Check out the Yukon Government’s Health & Social Community Events page here
Canadian Nurses Association:
Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute:
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health & Safety (Featured Webinars):
Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement
Harkness and Healthcare: Canadian Harkness Fellowship 2017-2018
Interested in applying to the 2017-2018 Canadian Harkness Fellowship? This informational webinar includes information about this unique opportunity for promising mid-career professionals.
Mental Wellness Teams for Indigenous Communities (October 12, 2016)
Hear about the successes and lessons learned from Health Canada’s Mental Wellness Teams in First Nations and Inuit communities.
Improving Transitions from Child to Adult Care Needs (October 19, 2016)
Hear how healthcare providers are implementing new collaborative processes, tools, and resources to improve outcomes for people making the transition from youth to adult health care and services.
Shifting Care from Hospital to Home: Part 1 (October 27, 2016)
CNA Now Update click here
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