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archived: November 2013

updated: August 2013

Chronic Disease Management Institute 2013

When: November 10 - 14, 2013

Where: Hilton Hotel and Suites, Niagara Falls, ON

Description: Gain perspective on this emerging epidemic!

More Information: For more information or to register please visit http://rnao.ca/events/chronic-disease-management-institute-0.

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archived: November 2013

updated: August 2013

19th Annual CAWC Conference

From Innovation to Action: The Future of Wound Care is Now

When: November 7 - 10, 2013

Where: Sheraton Wall Centre, Vancouver, BC

Description: This year’s conference is the ideal place for wound care professionals from all disciplines to share their research, educational initiatives, clinical successes and solutions.

Numerous streams and levels allow registrants to customize their own program. Some of the topics to be covered include:

THE CALL FOR ABSTRACTS IS CLOSED

More Information: For more information about the conference, abstract submissions and the conference brochure please visit http://www.cawc.net/conference.

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Special CARN-ACIIR Meeting October 17, 2013

archived: October 2013

posted: 1 October 2013

Visit the CARN News website for more information about this Special General Meeting and Teleconference. This national teleconference is open to all RN, LPN and RPN members.

Visit the CARN website for the specific time in your timezone or open this poster in your browser or Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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archived: June 2013

posted: 7 November 2012

2013 Musculoskeletal Conference:

Managing the Complex Total Joint Replacement

When: May 31, 2013

Where: Sheraton Toronto, 123 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON

Description: This conference will focus on the evolving complexity in caring for individuals following total joint replacement (TJR) surgery. This conference will provide attendees with an opportunity to showcase best practice and research in TJR health, share innovations in care, and provide a forum for healthcare professions to network and exchange knowledge and discuss upcoming trends.

THE CALL FOR ABSTRACTS IS CLOSED

Deadline: March 8, 2013

An invitation for abstracts is extended to all rehabilitation professionals, physicians, nurses, program managers, policy makers, researchers, students and other clinicians and administrators who have an interest in promoting best practice and care in the area of total joint replacement for the 2013 Musculoskeletal Conference.

More Information: Contact Conference Services, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute

Phone: 416 597-3422 ext 3693

Email: conferences@uhn.ca

Website:
https://ers.snapuptickets.com/UHN/MusculoskeletalConference2013

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archived: June 2013

posted: 11 October 2012

Biennial Conference

Canadian Assocation of Rehabilitation Nurses


Power of One ... Power of All

Partnerships – Perseverance – Positivity


When: May 29-31, 2013

Where: Radisson Vancouver Airport Hotel Vancouver, BC

Description: Join us to celebrate, learn and be inspired! The 2013 Biennial CARN Conference is now posted so save this date. Download the announcement poster.

More Information: Visit the CARN website at www.carn.ca.

THE CALL FOR ABSTRACTS IS CLOSED

Deadline: January 17, 2013

Also check out the conference on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/carn2013. Venue information is available at http://www.radisson.com/richmond-hotel-bc-v6x3x9/bcvanair.

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archived: June 2013

posted: 19 March 2013

8th Annual Cardiac Symposium

14th Annual CRNO Education Day

(Frontiers in Clinical Rehabilitation)

When: May 10, 2013 (Pre-Course May 9, 2013)

Where: Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto, ON

Description:

Pre-Course Workshop - Choices and Changes: Clinician Influence and Patient Action

Choices and Changes is a workshop that provides clinicians with an opportunity to explore their own beliefs about the behaviour change process and to test out these beliefs against the research evidence that has been gathered during the past twenty-five years.

Main Conference

This is a must-attend event for cardiac rehabilitation professionals, including physicians, rehabilitation therapists, nurses, program managers, dietitians, policy makers, researchers and students who are interested in sharing their experiences and learning from prominent Cardiac rehabilitation leaders! Don’t miss out!

Download the brochure.

More Information: Visit the registration website. You can also contact Conference Services, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute Phone: 416 597-3422 ext 3866 or by email at conferences@uhn.ca.

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archived: May 2013

posted: 7 November 2012

2013 Complex Continuing Care Conference, Clinical Scholarship

Interprofessional Care without Borders

When: April 12, 2013

Where: Hyatt Regency, 370 King Street West, Toronto, ON

Description: Toronto Rehabilitation Institute is pleased to announce the 2013 Complex Continuing Care Conference, Clinical Scholarship: Interprofessional Care without Borders. Join us in downtown Toronto for this important gathering of clinicians, administrators and students practicing in a complex care environment. The conference will provide a full day of pure productivity, featuring plenary sessions, interactive workshops, rapid podium presentations, and the opportunity to exchange ideas with fellow colleagues.

THE CALL FOR ABSTRACTS IS CLOSED

Deadline: November 19, 2012

An invitation for abstracts is extended to all occupational therapists, physiotherapists, nurses, speech language pathologists, social workers, dietitians, pharmacists, therapeutic recreationists, students as well as other clinicians and administrators who practice in a Complex Care environment for the second Interprofessional Provincial Conference in Complex Continuing Care.

More Information: Contact Conference Services, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute

Phone: 416 597-3422 ext 3693

Email: conferences@uhn.ca

Website: http://ers.snapuptickets.com/UHN/CCC

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archived: March 2013

posted: 7 November 2012

Current Concepts in Balance, Fitness and Mobility:

Perspectives on Intensity in Rehabilitation

When: January 25, 2013

Where: Chestnut Conference Centre, 89 Chestnut Street Toronto, ON

Description: This one-day conference will explore current research in the areas of balance, fitness and mobility relevant to the assessment, management, and rehabilitation of clinical populations. Healthcare professionals (including physiotherapists, occupational therapists, kinesiologists, physicians, and administrators) and researchers are invited to network, collaborate, and share experiences.

THE CALL FOR ABSTRACTS IS CLOSED

Deadline: November 15, 2012

We invite healthcare professionals, researchers, and students to share new ideas and technologies, innovative programs and research findings by submitting abstracts for rapid podium and poster presentations.

More Information: Contact Conference Services, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute

Phone: 416 597-3422 ext 3693

Email: conferences@uhn.ca

Website: https://ers.snapuptickets.com/ers/UHNBalanceandMobility2013

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archived: March 2013

posted: 7 November 2012

Challenges and Controversies in mTBI:

The Science and Clinical Management of Concussions

When: February 8, 2013

Where: Hilton Toronto, 145 Richmond Street West, Toronto, ON

Description: This conference will focus on the challenges and controversies surrounding the science and clinical management of concussion. It is a must-attend event for healthcare practitioners who contend with mild traumatic brain injury in their practice: physicians, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, nurses, social workers, program service managers, and service providers from rehabilitation, insurance and legal organizations.

It is the fifth annual in a series of leading-edge and interactive conferences that explore the management of this complex condition. Participate in interactive discussions, workshops, and plenary sessions in this one-day evidence-based forum that will familiarize you with a wide range of controversies and challenges associated with the clinical management of concussion, as well as encompassing mild traumatic brain injury.

* We are applying to have this event approved as an accredited group learning activity as defined by the Maintenance of Certification of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

More Information: Contact Conference Services, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute

Phone: 416 597-3422 ext 3693

Email: conferences@uhn.ca

Website: https://ers.snapuptickets.com/UHN/mTBI2013

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archived: March 2013

posted: 7 November 2012

NDT Introductory Course in the Treatment of Adults with Hemiplegia

When: Monday, February 25 to Friday March 1, 2013

Where: Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, 550 University Ave, Second Floor Auditorium, Toronto, ON

Description: This five-day introductory level course provides a unique opportunity for health care professionals to gain insight into the basic principles of the NDT approach and how it is applied in clinical practice to promote recovery of function in individuals with neurological impairments. Current theoretical foundations and evidence supporting an NDT approach will be presented as well as specific and practical information about management of the adult neurological patient.

The information will be appropriate to many rehabilitation professionals and will be presented so that it can be incorporated into a variety of practice settings. The overall objective is to enable participants to bring information back to their facility and apply it toward promoting more functional movement and achieving functional outcomes with their patients.

More Information: Contact Conference Services, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute

Phone: 416 597-3422 ext 3693

Email: tri-registration@uhn.ca

Website: https://ers.snapuptickets.com/UHN/NDTIntro2013

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archived: March 2013

posted: 7 November 2012

2013 Geriatrics Symposium:

Aging Successfully in Place

When: March 1, 2013

Where: Chestnut Conference Centre, 89 Chestnut Street, Toronto, ON

Description: The Toronto Rehab Geriatrics Symposium will alternate years with the Alzheimer Symposium. As the Canadian population ages, healthcare professionals must effectively manage increasingly complex problems. We all have to work together and do our part to provide this care. The goal of this care and the theme of our conference is Aging Successfully in Place.

Take part in this exciting day and learn how each of us can do our part to help everyone Age Successfully. This must-attend event for all healthcare professionals and students working in the geriatrics field will include plenary sessions and a variety of workshops.

More Information: Contact Conference Services, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute

Phone: 416 597-3422 ext 3693

Email: conferences@uhn.ca

Website: https://ers.snapuptickets.com/ers/UHNGeriatricsConference2013

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archived: March 2013

posted: 7 November 2012

2013 Pain Management Conference, Looking to the Future:

Preparing Patients for Reintegration

When: March 3, 2012 (Pre-Course), March 4, 2014 (Main Conference)

Where: Toronto Rehab, 550 University Ave, 2ndFloor Auditorium, Toronto, ON

Description: Gain a better understanding of the complexities of pain assessment and management. Learn about new approaches for managing acute and chronic pain. Find out about successful strategies for transitioning patients to self manage pain.

THE CALL FOR ABSTRACTS IS CLOSED

Deadline: December 3, 2012

Do you and your colleagues employ new approaches to pain management in your setting? Have you faced unique challenges and developed innovative strategies to address this complex issue? This is your opportunity to share your experiences and tell others about your work! This is a must-attend event for all health care professionals who address issues related to pain management in acute care, community care and rehab settings including front line clinicians, practice leaders and management.

More Information: Contact Conference Services, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute

Phone: 416 597-3422 ext 3693

Email: conferences@uhn.ca

Website: https://ers.snapuptickets.com/UHN/PainManagement2013