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archived: February 2017

posted: December 2014

updated: 12 February 2015

Ontario Association of Rehabilitation Nurses 2015 Education Conference

Partnering with Patients and Families –

Leading the Way in Rehabilitation Nursing

Conference Postponed: Check back soon for updates.

Where: Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

Address: 150 Kilgour Road, Toronto, ON, M4G 1R8

Description: Join ​your ​nursing ​colleagues ​for ​an ​educational ​day ​related ​to ​current ​issues/trends ​in ​Rehabilitation ​Nursing. ​ ​The ​day ​will ​provide ​you ​with ​an ​opportunity ​to ​network ​with ​colleagues ​as ​well ​as ​learn ​about ​how ​to ​enhance ​your ​knowledge ​and ​practice ​around ​working ​in ​the ​rehabilitation ​environment. ​ ​The ​day ​will ​also ​include ​some ​practical ​application ​of ​key ​activities ​for ​the ​rehab ​nurse.


archived: December 2016

2016 RNFOO Process Application Deadline Soon

The Registered Nurses´ Foundation of Ontario (RNFOO) has announced that the applications for the 2016 RNFOO Awards and Scholarships must be submitted by January 18, 2016.

RNFOO is a charitable organization that provides financial support for Registered Nurses and nursing students in Ontario to further their educational studies, conduct nursing and health care research, and support community health initiatives. Awards and Scholarships are available for study at the certificate, undergraduate and graduate levels.

There are awards available for students enrolled in RPN programs, baccalaureate nursing studies (post-diploma, 4 year, and 2nd level entry), Graduate studies (Masters, Nurse Practitioner, and PhD), and for RNs undertaking continuing education or special projects.

Information about the awards process can be found on the RNFOO website. The 2016 RNFOO Awards Brochure contains details about the awards.

posted: December 8, 2015

updated: January 12, 2016


archived: April 2016

posted: December 2015

UHN 2016 Traumatic Brain Injury Conference

Last day for Early Bird Registration is December 18th 2015

When: Friday January 29, 2016 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Where: Allstream Centre, Toronto

Address: 105 Princes’ Blvd, Exhibition Place, Toronto, Ontario

Description: Toronto Rehabilitation Institute – UHN is pleased to announce the 2016 Traumatic Brain Injury Conference. Join us at Allstream Centre, Exhibition Place on January 29, 2016 for interactive discussions, workshops and plenary sessions in this one-day forum. Workshops will focus on practical strategies for rehabilitation from concussion, assessment and management of chronic headaches following a traumatic brain injury, what healthcare providers need to know about visual disturbances following concussion, and the challenges of litigating mild traumatic brain injury.

Featured Speakers:

Workshop Speakers:

More Information: For contact information, a detailed program and registration, please visit UHN 2016 Traumatic Brain Injury Conference Registration.