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2018 Archived News and Events

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posted: 11 June 2018

update: 12 June 2018

archived: September 2018

Acquired Brain Injury: A Refresher and

CARN’s Annual General Meeting

When: June 22, 2018 12:00pm (noon) - 12:45pm PST

Where: Via Telehealth or Webex. In person: GF Strong lecture theatre 4255 Laurel St. Vancouver

Important: To make Telehealth or WebEx arrangments, please email: carn.aciir@outlook.com.

Description: This education event will be of interest to all rehabilitation nurses and others who are interested in acquired brain injury issues. This is a very topical subject that is in the news and discussed on social media.

Are you a Rehab Nurse writing your certification exam in 2018? Contact Marie Carlson (mariecarlson@vch.ca) before this event for exciting information.

More Information: Download this brochure (updated) and post at your workplace.


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posted: April 2018

archived: September 2018

Royal Ottawa 2018 Child & Youth Mental Health Conference

Sexuality, addiction, and technology: The good, the bad, and the ugly

When: May 25, 2018 8:30am - 4:30pm

Where: The Royal, Associates in Psychiatry Auditorium, 1145 Carling Ave., Ottawa

Description: This conference will be of interest to mental health professionals in the community, hospitals, mental health agencies, and other health care professionals including students.

More Information: Download this brochure or for more information and to register visit https://www.regonline.com/youthconference2018.

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posted: January 2018

archived: September 2018

49th International Congress on Nursing Care Plan and Health

When: July 16, 2018 to July 18, 2018

Where: Rome, Italy

Description: The Nursing Care Plan and Health Conference is an international congress with a comprehensive program dedicated to many areas of nursing including:

More Information: For abstract submission guidelines, a complete list of major scientific sessions, and registration information please visit https://nursingcareplan.nursingmeetings.com.


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posted: January 2018

archived: September 2018

SOLD OUT

2018 Forensic Psychiatry Conference

Security v Recovery: Finding a Safe Balance

When: Thursday, May 10 to Friday May 11, 2018

Where: The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre, 1145 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON

Description: The focus of this conference will be on the challenges of reconciling the dialectical tension between the competing needs of public safety and security needs, versus patient autonomy and recovery. Topics will include: Correctional Mental Health, Sexual Behaviours, First Nations, Security - Stay Safe, Stigma, Trauma Informed Care, Tele-Health, Risk Assessment, and Risk Management.

More Information: See program and registration details for more information.


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posted: January 2018

archived: April 2018

SOLD OUT

Annual Spiritual and Cultural Care Conference

Mindfulness: Clinical and Personal Applications

When: Friday, April 13, 2018 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM (Eastern Time)

Where: The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre, 1145 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON

Description: This one day highly interactive workshop will introduce healthcare professionals to mindfulness, its clinical and personal applications. The primary focus will be on Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for which there is the most evidence. The program will move between didactic and experiential sessions to give participants an introduction to this work from the inside out.

More Information: See program and registration details for more information.


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posted: January 2018

archived: April 2018

2018 Toronto Rehabilitation Institute Traumatic Brain Injury Conference

When: Friday, February 2, 2018 7:30 AM - 5:10 PM (Eastern Time)

Where: Beanfield Centre, 105 Princes' Blvd, Toronto, ON

Description: Toronto Rehabilitation Institute's annual Traumatic Brain Injury Conference is a national conference dedicated to advance knowledge on traumatic brain injury in scientific research and clinical care. Join us on February 2, 2018 and engage with eminent researchers and renowned scholars on cutting edge topics in traumatic brain injury. We will have interactive discussions, workshops, plenary sessions, poster abstracts and rapid podium presentations.

More Information: See program and registration details for more information.


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posted: February 2018

archived: April 2018

Free CARF Canada Webinar: Intro to Med Rehab Accreditation

When: Wednesday, April 18, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (Eastern Time)

Where: Online

Description: CARF Canada, the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, is offering a free webinar. Registered participants will receive an overview of CARF, how the survey process works and benefits. This webinar will be relevant to all medical rehabilitation organizations including: home care, therapy clinics, occupational rehabilitation, and IMEs.

More Information: Contact CARF Canada by email to register, CARFCanadaTeam@carf.org, or call 1-888-281-6531 x3009.



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