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December Brings Awareness to:
World AIDS Day: December 1
International Day of Disabled Persons: December 3
Human Rights Day: December 10
Human Rights Day (International, UN): December 10
Now online: This year brings many exciting changes to CNA’s certification program as it celebrates its 25th anniversary! (Learn more / Apply now!)
Questions? Contact CNA’s certification team at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-361-8404
January 3 to November 30, 2017—Renewal by continuous learning
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 November 30, 2016.
The next deadline is February 28, 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.
December 5, 2016: Improving Outcomes in Dual Diagnosis Specialized Care
Hear about a new care model that improves wait times and outcomes for people with both a mental health diagnosis and a cognitive disability.
Hear how CFHI is building on the success of its Partnering with Patients and Families Quality Improvement Collaborative and uncovering new pathways to innovation in the area of patient engagement. (English simultaneous interpretation will be provided for this session.)
January 11, 2017: Transforming Care for the Elderly: ensuring that seniors receive appropriate and person-centred care: Session 2
Hear about the success of an innovative pharmacy practice model that aims to improve prescribing and care outcomes for elderly.
Hear about the success of innovative strategies, tools and services that aim to improve prescribing and care outcomes for elderly.
CHNET-Works! is a network that links researchers, decision-makers and practitioners in health and stakeholder sectors from across Canada.
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