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posted: May 01, 2017

Help us Shine Green for Mental Health Week

Last year, more than 70 landmarks across the province were lit green for Mental Health Week to raise awareness about the importance of mental health. This year, we're joining the movement! Visit greenformentalhealth.ca to find out how you can participate. #GETLOUD #KidsCantWait


posted: May 02, 2017

GTA Rehab Network Best Practices Day

Last day for Early Bird Registration is May 5th 2017

When: June 2, 2017

Where: Chestnut Conference Centre, Toronto, ON

Making the best use of rehabilitative care approaches across the continuum

Rehabilitative care enhances the functioning of individuals. Whether this means ...

... rehabilitative care plays an integral role in the lives of individuals and in supporting a well-functioning healthcare system.

More Information: To register please visit http://www.gtarehabnetwork.ca/bpd-2017-registration-open.

Details about the conference including keynote speakers, concurrent breakout session leaders, other presenters and a downloadable PDF of the program are available at http://www.gtarehabnetwork.ca/bpd-2017-conference-program. For technical difficulties with registration, please contact UHN Conference Services (conferences@uhn.ca or telephone 416-597-3422 ex. 3448)


posted: February 24 2017

updated: February 25 2017

18th Annual Diabetes Education Conference for Health Care Professionals

Registration is Open!

Early Registration Rate Ends Thursday April 13, 2017

When: Friday May 5, 2017

Where: The Holiday Inn, Kingston, Ontario

Address: 1 Princess St., Kingston, Ontario, K7L 1A1

Who Should Attend: Health care professionals e.g. nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, social workers, chiropodists, physicians ... interested in increasing their knowledge about diabetes. May be of particular interest for those preparing for their CDEs.

Take home current, reliable, useful information for immediate use in your daily practice.

More Information: For contact information, program and registration details, please download the Options for Diabetes 2017 flyer.


posted: March 2017

7th National Spinal Cord Injury Conference: Remember

Military Medicine and Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation: A Novel Intersection

When: November 9 - 11, 2017

Where: Fallsview Casino Resort, 6361 Fallsview Boulevard, Niagara Falls, ON

Description: The 7th National SCI Conference focuses on how clinical care is designed, interpreted, delivered and evaluated using biological and clinical evidence to shape rehabilitation practice. In addition, a unique discussion of how advances in military medicine have informed SCI care is planned and the unique needs and challenges of individuals with SCI injured in combat will be highlighted.

Key note speakers, along with workshops and oral and poster presentations, will provide clinicians and scientists opportunities to utilize information generated from multiple sources (i.e. clinical guidelines, algorithms, new technologies and rehabilitation interventions, decision support and economic analysis, and policy change, and new discoveries) to customize and advance the rehabilitation of individuals with SCI over their lifetime.

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


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