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Department of Medicine Grand Rounds: A Tale of Digoxin Therapy From Don’t Stop to Can’t Start

Department of Medicine Grand Rounds: A Tale of Digoxin Therapy - From Don’t Stop to Can’t Start Presenter: Dr. Masis Perk (Special Rounds) Objectives: How did we get here? Discuss the chronology of change of practice Lest we forget; An overview of the pathophysiologic rationale for using digoxin (why, when, how) Reasons for digoxin underuse and it’s consequences in t...
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4th Atlantic Melanoma Meeting

November 19, 2021 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Virtual Livestream Event This one-day meeting is designed to bring together specialists involved in melanoma treatment to review aspects of melanoma management with invited speakers and real clinical cases for discussion. We would also like to extend the invitation to nurses, general practitioners working in oncology and pharmacists, s...
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Annual Symposium of Physician Leaders of Quebec: Post-pandemic: strengthening medical leadership

Held in collaboration with the roundtable of physician leaders of Quebec, the Annual symposium for physician leaders of Quebec will focus on the evolution of the health care system under the theme Post-pandemic: strengthening medical leadership. This year's virtual symposium will take place over two half days, Nov. 25 and 26, from 8:30 am to noon. Thursday, Nov. 25 from 8...
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Perioperative (Surgical) Services Network: Colorectal Education Rounds

The Colorectal Community of Practice has been working to identify system and resource changes required to improve colorectal surgery outcomes. The team invites you to join our upcoming education round: WHEN: Thursday December 16, 2021 – 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. PRESENTED BY: Dr. Carl Brown Provincial Lead, Surgery, BC Cancer
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Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider Course (Jan 07, 2022)

Conference Summary Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider Course is organized by The Michener Institute of Education at UHN and will be held on Jan 07, 2022 at The Michener Institute of Education at UHN, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 0.5 CEU. Intended For: Healthcare professionals and students of healthcare professions. Learner Outcom...
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19th Annual Canadian Paediatric Review Program

Join us for the 19th Annual Canadian Paediatric Review Program. Our 2022 program will be held virtually. Faculty have been chosen from educational institutions across the country.
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On Policing Pandemics: Resistance to Medico-Legal Surveillance & Enforcement

Health Law Institute hosts an extremely popular series of seminars that are open to the public and attracts a broad audience from across the university, government, and health care communities. Invited scholars and practitioners share their knowledge and reflections on the latest health law and policy issues. All welcome! Presented by Alexander McClelland, Institute o...
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ISANS: EDI Workplace Culture Program - Recruitment and Interviews: Intercultural Barriers and Solutions (Part 1)

These virtual workshops are interactive: engaging participant with breakout rooms, Google Jamboards and other activities. Please ensure you have access to a laptop or a desktop computer with functioning audio and video and have a suitable workspace. Employer-arranged and industry-focused sessions are also available. In Part 1, as a collaborative activity we identify barriers th...
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Measles (Presented by Dr. Jeannette Comeau) - The Nova Scotia Community Hospital Program (CHP)

The Nova Scotia Community Hospital (CHP) programs give you the opportunity for professional development at a hospital near you, limiting disruption to your practice or your personal commitments. Discussing local cultures and challenges for change with colleagues provides a unique learning opportunity.
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Thrive MD Sessions (Series 1: Part 1 of 2)

Series 1: Part 2 of 2: March 2 The interactive sessions invite physicians to activate a well-being goal in one health domain. The program uses a cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) approach to implement preventative medicine. By taking part in the series, physicians will experience first-hand principles of behaviour activation used in CBT. The method used can then also be applied ...
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Chronic Renal Failure (virtual) (Presented by Dr. Karthik Tennankore) - The Nova Scotia Community Hospital Program (CHP)

The Nova Scotia Community Hospital (CHP) programs give you the opportunity for professional development at a hospital near you, limiting disruption to your practice or your personal commitments. Discussing local cultures and challenges for change with colleagues provides a unique learning opportunity.
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Canadian Obstetrics and Gynecology Review Program

Join us for the 24th Annual Canadian Obstetrics and Gynecology Review Program. Our 2022 program will be held virtually with faculty chosen from educational institutions across the country. This is a national review program primarily designed for all senior obstetrics and gynecology trainees who are completing their training. This program is open to practising Ob/Gyns and I...
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ISANS: EDI Workplace Culture Program - Onboarding and Retention: Intercultural Barriers and Solutions (Part 2)

These virtual workshops are interactive: engaging participant with breakout rooms, Google Jamboards and other activities. Please ensure you have access to a laptop or a desktop computer with functioning audio and video and have a suitable workspace. Employer-arranged and industry-focused sessions are also available. In Part 2, as a collaborative activity we examine barriers tha...
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ISANS: EDI Workplace Culture Program - Gateway to an Intercultural Workplace

These virtual workshops are interactive: engaging participant with breakout rooms, Google Jamboards and other activities. Please ensure you have access to a laptop or a desktop computer with functioning audio and video and have a suitable workspace. Employer-arranged and industry-focused sessions are also available.
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A Review of Review of Hormone Replacement Therapy (Presented by Dr. (Dre) Melissa Brooks) - The Nova Scotia Community Hospital Program(CHP)

The Nova Scotia Community Hospital (CHP) programs give you the opportunity for professional development at a hospital near you, limiting disruption to your practice or your personal commitments. Discussing local cultures and challenges for change with colleagues provides a unique learning opportunity.
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Thrive MD Sessions (Series 2: Part 1 of 2)

Series 2: Part 2 of 2 - March 11 The interactive sessions invite physicians to activate a wellbeing goal in one health domain. The program uses a cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) approach to implement preventative medicine. By taking part in the series, physicians will experience first-hand principles of behaviour activation used in CBT. The method used can then also be applied...
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Realizing Human Rights and Social Justice in Mental Health

Health Law Institute hosts an extremely popular series of seminars that are open to the public and attracts a broad audience from across the university, government, and health care communities. Invited scholars and practitioners share their knowledge and reflections on the latest health law and policy issues. All welcome! Presented by Marina Morrow, Professor & Ch...
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Realizing Human Rights and Social Justice in Mental Health

Health Law Institute hosts an extremely popular series of seminars that are open to the public and attracts a broad audience from across the university, government, and health care communities. Invited scholars and practitioners share their knowledge and reflections on the latest health law and policy issues. All welcome! Presented by Marina Morrow, Professor & Ch...
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ISANS: EDI Workplace Culture Program - Intercultural 101

‌We have a wide range of excellent virtual presentations, where audio/video interaction is a lower priority. Employer-arranged and industry-focused sessions are also available. We welcome questions, comments and ideas in our chat box and to directly with our presenters. We encourage cameras and audio be left on for greater interaction. We lay out the terms, the ideas and the f...
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Sleep Apnea for Older Adults (Presented by Dr. Alexander Nelson) - The Nova Scotia Community Hospital Program (CHP)

The Nova Scotia Community Hospital (CHP) programs give you the opportunity for professional development at a hospital near you, limiting disruption to your practice or your personal commitments. Discussing local cultures and challenges for change with colleagues provides a unique learning opportunity.
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ISANS: EDI Workplace Culture Program - Intercultural Skill Sets and Organizational Success

These virtual workshops are interactive: engaging participant with breakout rooms, Google Jamboards and other activities. Please ensure you have access to a laptop or a desktop computer with functioning audio and video and have a suitable workspace. Employer-arranged and industry-focused sessions are also available. In this workshop, we get beyond “cultural fit,” and provide gu...
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Management of Anxiety and Depression (Presented by Dr. Lara Hazelton & Andrew Harris) - The Nova Scotia Community Hospital Program (CHP)

The Nova Scotia Community Hospital (CHP) programs give you the opportunity for professional development at a hospital near you, limiting disruption to your practice or your personal commitments. Discussing local cultures and challenges for change with colleagues provides a unique learning opportunity.
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Thrive MD Sessions (Series 1: Part 2 of 2)

Series 1: Part 1 of 2 - Feb. 2 The interactive sessions invite physicians to activate a wellbeing goal in one health domain. The program uses a cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) approach to implement preventative medicine. By taking part in the series, physicians will experience first-hand principles of behaviour activation used in CBT. The method used can then also be applied t...
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ISANS: EDI Workplace Culture Program - Leveraging your Workplace Culture

‌We have a wide range of excellent virtual presentations, where audio/video interaction is a lower priority. Employer-arranged and industry-focused sessions are also available. We welcome questions, comments and ideas in our chat box and to directly with our presenters. We encourage cameras and audio be left on for greater interaction.
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Wrist Injuries (Presented by Dr. David Johnston) - The Nova Scotia Community Hospital Program(CHP)

The Nova Scotia Community Hospital (CHP) programs give you the opportunity for professional development at a hospital near you, limiting disruption to your practice or your personal commitments. Discussing local cultures and challenges for change with colleagues provides a unique learning opportunity.
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2022 Clinical Day in Cardiology

The Clinical Day in Cardiology was initiated in 1997. We are pleased that the meeting continues to be of value by providing highly relevant clinical content. Based on the current pandemic intensity, the program will be held virtually (once again) on Thursday, March 3, 2022, between 1:00 – 4:30 p.m.
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Foregrounding Justice in the Use of Novel Artificial Womb Technologies

Health Law Institute hosts an extremely popular series of seminars that are open to the public and attracts a broad audience from across the university, government, and health care communities. Invited scholars and practitioners share their knowledge and reflections on the latest health law and policy issues. All welcome! Presented by Claire Horn, Killan Postdoctoral Fellow, Sc...
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Foregrounding Justice in the Use of Novel Artificial Womb Technologies

Health Law Institute hosts an extremely popular series of seminars that are open to the public and attracts a broad audience from across the university, government, and health care communities. Invited scholars and practitioners share their knowledge and reflections on the latest health law and policy issues. All welcome! Presented by Claire Horn, Killam Postdoctoral Fello...
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Thrive MD Sessions (Series 3: Part 1 of 2)

Series 3: Part 2 of 2 - April 2 The interactive sessions invite physicians to activate a wellbeing goal in one health domain. The program uses a cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) approach to implement preventative medicine. By taking part in the series, physicians will experience first-hand principles of behaviour activation used in CBT. The method used can then also be applied ...
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ISANS: EDI Workplace Culture Program - Gateway to an Intercultural Workplace

These virtual workshops are interactive: engaging participant with breakout rooms, Google Jamboards and other activities. Please ensure you have access to a laptop or a desktop computer with functioning audio and video and have a suitable workspace. Employer-arranged and industry-focused sessions are also available.
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ISANS: EDI Workplace Culture Program - Overview

‌We have a wide range of excellent virtual presentations, where audio/video interaction is a lower priority. Employer-arranged and industry-focused sessions are also available. We welcome questions, comments and ideas in our chat box and to directly with our presenters. We encourage cameras and audio be left on for greater interaction.
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Thrive MD Sessions (Series 2: Part 2 of 2)

Series 2: Part 1 of 2: Feb. 11 The interactive sessions invite physicians to activate a wellbeing goal in one health domain. The program uses a cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) approach to implement preventative medicine. By taking part in the series, physicians will experience first-hand principles of behaviour activation used in CBT. The method used can then also be applied t...
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International Conference on Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

The main theme of WYN Cardiology Forum 2022 is “Recent Advances and Trends in Cardiology.” Conference on Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine is a platform to share the latest evidence-based knowledge in timely prime, acute and specialty care topics developed and presented by experts in the field of Cardiology. WYN Cardiology Conference invites scientists from academia, indu...
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COVID-19 and Migrant Workers: Essential and Vulnerable, but not Necessarily Essential Enough

Health Law Institute hosts an extremely popular series of seminars that are open to the public and attracts a broad audience from across the university, government, and health care communities. Invited scholars and practitioners share their knowledge and reflections on the latest health law and policy issues. All welcome!
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Doctors Nova Scotia Virtual Billing Education Sessions

Doctors Nova Scotia is pleased to offer virtual billing education sessions to help family physicians bill more effectively and avoid poor audit outcomes. These sessions aim to help physicians understand the billing context in Nova Scotia, the MSI Physician’s Manual Preamble and billing rules. Billing basics instruction will include the importance of billing correctly, how to use...
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Biliary Pancreatic Disease (Presented by Dr. Geoff Williams) - The Nova Scotia Community Hospital Program (CHP)

The Nova Scotia Community Hospital (CHP) programs give you the opportunity for professional development at a hospital near you, limiting disruption to your practice or your personal commitments. Discussing local cultures and challenges for change with colleagues provides a unique learning opportunity.
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Examining Musculo-Skeletal (Presented by Dr. Kate Montgomery) - The Nova Scotia Community Hospital Program (CHP)

The Nova Scotia Community Hospital (CHP) programs give you the opportunity for professional development at a hospital near you, limiting disruption to your practice or your personal commitments. Discussing local cultures and challenges for change with colleagues provides a unique learning opportunity.
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Thrive MD Sessions (Series 4: Part 1 of 2)

Series 4: Part 2 of 2 - April 27 The interactive sessions invite physicians to activate a wellbeing goal in one health domain. The program uses a cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) approach to implement preventative medicine. By taking part in the series, physicians will experience first-hand principles of behaviour activation used in CBT. The method used can then also be applied...
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Let’s Talk Informatics March session: Artificial Intelligence (AI) – ChatBots

The Let’s Talk Informatics series has been developed to inform and excite people about clinical systems and information, which lead to positive patient outcomes. The goals of the series are to:
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Prescribing & De-Prescribing for the Elderly (Presented by Dr. (Dre) Alethea Lacas) - The Nova Scotia Community Hospital Program (CHP)

The Nova Scotia Community Hospital (CHP) programs give you the opportunity for professional development at a hospital near you, limiting disruption to your practice or your personal commitments. Discussing local cultures and challenges for change with colleagues provides a unique learning opportunity.
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Thrive MD Sessions (Series 3: Part 2 of 2)

Series 3: Part 1 of 2 - March 5 The interactive sessions invite physicians to activate a wellbeing goal in one health domain. The program uses a cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) approach to implement preventative medicine. By taking part in the series, physicians will experience first-hand principles of behaviour activation used in CBT. The method used can then also be applied ...
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Thrive MD Sessions (Series 5: Part 1 of 2)

Series 5: Part 2 of 2 - May 4 The interactive sessions invite physicians to activate a wellbeing goal in one health domain. The program uses a cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) approach to implement preventative medicine. By taking part in the series, physicians will experience first-hand principles of behaviour activation used in CBT. The method used can then also be applied to...
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Thrive MD: Physician Wellness (Part 1) (Presented by Dr. Keri-Leigh Cassidy) - The Nova Scotia Community Hospital Program (CHP)

The Nova Scotia Community Hospital (CHP) programs give you the opportunity for professional development at a hospital near you, limiting disruption to your practice or your personal commitments. Discussing local cultures and challenges for change with colleagues provides a unique learning opportunity.
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Thrive MD: Physician Wellness (Part 1) (Presented by Dr. Keri-Leigh Cassidy) - The Nova Scotia Community Hospital Program (CHP)

The Nova Scotia Community Hospital (CHP) programs give you the opportunity for professional development at a hospital near you, limiting disruption to your practice or your personal commitments. Discussing local cultures and challenges for change with colleagues provides a unique learning opportunity.
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Hot Topics in General Pediatrics (Presented by Dr. Drew Yamada) - The Nova Scotia Community Hospital Program (CHP)

The Nova Scotia Community Hospital (CHP) programs give you the opportunity for professional development at a hospital near you, limiting disruption to your practice or your personal commitments. Discussing local cultures and challenges for change with colleagues provides a unique learning opportunity.
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Mining Data in the EMR and Other Tips and Tricks (Presented by Dr. Michael Wadden) - The Nova Scotia Community Hospital Program (CHP)

The Nova Scotia Community Hospital (CHP) programs give you the opportunity for professional development at a hospital near you, limiting disruption to your practice or your personal commitments. Discussing local cultures and challenges for change with colleagues provides a unique learning opportunity.
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Think Fast, Act Faster: What Every Doc Should Know About Sepsis & Septic Shock

Dr. Sarah McMullen, Critical Care Physician, will provide a presentation covering sepsis care quality improvement. Objectives of this presentation include: learn about any new evidence based updates in sepsis care recognize that sepsis/septic shock are medical emergencies that require prompt attention Earn 1.5 CME Credits for This Session
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Behaviour Change Counselling Development Program for Family Physicians

The Behaviour Change Counselling Development Program provides education, training and support for family physicians who are interested in supporting patients to effectively activate and sustain health behaviour changes to improve health outcomes. The program uses a quality improvement approach and includes three components that span over 12 weeks: 8 self directed e modules 3...
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Thrive MD Sessions (Series 4: Part 2 of 2)

Series 4: Part 1 of 2 - March 30 The interactive sessions invite physicians to activate a wellbeing goal in one health domain. The program uses a cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) approach to implement preventative medicine. By taking part in the series, physicians will experience first-hand principles of behaviour activation used in CBT. The method used can then also be applied...
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Thrive MD Sessions (Series 6: Part 1 of 2)

Series 6: Part 2 of 2 - May 26 The interactive sessions invite physicians to activate a wellbeing goal in one health domain. The program uses a cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) approach to implement preventative medicine. By taking part in the series, physicians will experience first-hand principles of behaviour activation used in CBT. The method used can then also be applied t...
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AIME Advanced Program

The AIME program has been providing airway education for thousands of physicians across the country for over 20 years.  The next AIME Advanced program will be offered on April 29th.  It has been two years since we were last able to provide in-person CPD. The need for safe airway management was highlighted by COVID. Over these past two years we have ...
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SAVE THE DATE: 47th Annual Dalhousie Spring Refresher - Therapeutics

Save the Dates! We are currently planning the conference with an in-person audience, but we will monitor the public health guidelines and adjust accordingly. The Spring Refresher content will be delivered on these two days, regardless of the format. Registration and Agenda details to follow.
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Thrive MD Sessions (Series 5: Part 2 of 2)

Series 5: Part 1 of 2 - April 6 The interactive sessions invite physicians to activate a wellbeing goal in one health domain. The program uses a cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) approach to implement preventative medicine. By taking part in the series, physicians will experience first-hand principles of behaviour activation used in CBT. The method used can then also be applied ...
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Thrive MD: Physician Wellness (Part 2) (Presented by Dr. Keri-Leigh Cassidy - The Nova Scotia Community Hospital Program (CHP)

The Nova Scotia Community Hospital (CHP) programs give you the opportunity for professional development at a hospital near you, limiting disruption to your practice or your personal commitments. Discussing local cultures and challenges for change with colleagues provides a unique learning opportunity.
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Thrive MD: Physician Wellness (Part 2) (Presented by Dr. Keri-Leigh Cassidy - The Nova Scotia Community Hospital Program (CHP)

The Nova Scotia Community Hospital (CHP) programs give you the opportunity for professional development at a hospital near you, limiting disruption to your practice or your personal commitments. Discussing local cultures and challenges for change with colleagues provides a unique learning opportunity.
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Doctors Nova Scotia Virtual Billing Education Sessions

Doctors Nova Scotia is pleased to offer virtual billing education sessions to help family physicians bill more effectively and avoid poor audit outcomes. These sessions aim to help physicians understand the billing context in Nova Scotia, the MSI Physician’s Manual Preamble and billing rules. Billing basics instruction will include the importance of billing correctly, how to use...
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Update on Hematological Malignancies (Presented by Dr. Mahmoud Elsawy) - The Nova Scotia Community Hospital Program (CHP)

The Nova Scotia Community Hospital (CHP) programs give you the opportunity for professional development at a hospital near you, limiting disruption to your practice or your personal commitments. Discussing local cultures and challenges for change with colleagues provides a unique learning opportunity.
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Thrive MD Sessions (Series 6: Part 2 of 2)

Series 6: Part 1 of 2 - April 28 The interactive sessions invite physicians to activate a wellbeing goal in one health domain. The program uses a cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) approach to implement preventative medicine. By taking part in the series, physicians will experience first-hand principles of behaviour activation used in CBT. The method used can then also be applied...
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Thrive MD Sessions (Series 7: Part 1 of 2)

Series 7: Part 2 of 2 - June 24 The interactive sessions invite physicians to activate a wellbeing goal in one health domain. The program uses a cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) approach to implement preventative medicine. By taking part in the series, physicians will experience first-hand principles of behaviour activation used in CBT. The method used can then also be applied ...
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Screening in Family Practice - What to Test on Who, When (Presented by Dr. (Dre) Lisa Bonang) - The Nova Scotia Community Hospital Program (CHP)

The Nova Scotia Community Hospital (CHP) programs give you the opportunity for professional development at a hospital near you, limiting disruption to your practice or your personal commitments. Discussing local cultures and challenges for change with colleagues provides a unique learning opportunity.
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Doctors Nova Scotia Annual Conference 2022

The 2022 conference will be held June 3 & 4 at the Digby Pines Resort & Spa in Digby.  The annual conference brings together Nova Scotia’s physicians for a business-packed, fun-filled weekend where engaging discussions lead to new ideas and social events lead to lasting connections. Conference highlights include:
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Nephrotoxic Drugs (Presented by Dr. Penelope Poyah) - The Nova Scotia Community Hospital Program (CHP)

The Nova Scotia Community Hospital (CHP) programs give you the opportunity for professional development at a hospital near you, limiting disruption to your practice or your personal commitments. Discussing local cultures and challenges for change with colleagues provides a unique learning opportunity.
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5th Annual Canadian Association of General Practitioners in Oncology (CAGPO)

(Affiliated with the 25th Annual Atlantic Canada Oncology Group (ACOG) Symposium) Pre-conference Meeting - Accredited CME (2.5 Mainpro+ credits) COST: Free but registration is required  TOPICS:           
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25th Annual Atlantic Canada Oncology Group (ACOG) Symposium

The educational focus: Colorectal Cancer and General Oncology Topics.  Accredited for 7.0 hours by CPD Dalhousie University.     The main objective: to promote cooperation among cancer centres/programs in Atlantic Canada and improve the quality of cancer care.  The other objectives of the symposium can be found in the registration brochure.  ...
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Doctors Nova Scotia Virtual Billing Education Sessions

Doctors Nova Scotia is pleased to offer virtual billing education sessions to help family physicians bill more effectively and avoid poor audit outcomes. These sessions aim to help physicians understand the billing context in Nova Scotia, the MSI Physician’s Manual Preamble and billing rules. Billing basics instruction will include the importance of billing correctly, how to use...
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Thrive MD Sessions (Series 7: Part 2 of 2)

Series 7: Part 1 of 2 - May 27 The interactive sessions invite physicians to activate a wellbeing goal in one health domain. The program uses a cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) approach to implement preventative medicine. By taking part in the series, physicians will experience first-hand principles of behaviour activation used in CBT. The method used can then also be applied t...
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Nova Scotia Health’s Seventh Annual General Meeting Healthier Together: We Persevere

Please join Janet Davidson, administrator of Nova Scotia Health and Karen Oldfield, interim president and CEO of Nova Scotia Health for this year’s Annual General Meeting (AGM). The format of this year’s AGM is a virtual, formal business meeting. This approach allows us to focus our efforts on the Annual Report and create other opportunities to celebrate our people and their co...
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WYN Cardiology Congress 2022

WYN conferences is organizing the â€œInternational Conference on Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine” which is a platform to gather all researchers, scholars, and all leading experts in Cardiology research and marketing which is going to be held during July 14-15, 2022 in New York, USA. The main theme of WYN Cardiology Forum 2022 is â€œRecent Advances and Tren...
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CASEM Basketball Sport Medicine Conference

Join us for our return to in-person events! Limited space available! CASEM is excited to launch this day and half sport-focused, basketball sport medicine CPD event to be held at Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS.

Physician wellness: Reflections on the challenges and opportunities

Physicians and healthcare providers face complex challenges that have been amplified by the pandemic and recent global events. These challenges include ongoing workplace stressors, strain on personal relationships and financial stress; and physician wellness is on the line - now more than ever.
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Symposium on Advances in Pediatric Pain Prevention and Treatment: From Basic Science to Clinical Application

SKIP is proud to be a sponsor of this one-day Symposium on childhood pain will be bringing together experts to share innovations, practices, and more in the area of pain in child health in Toronto. Our Associate Scientific Director Katie Birnie alongside three people with lived experience; Michelle Wan, Vina Mohabir, and Gillian Newman, will be chairing a panel. Our Scienti...
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Education Session: Accreditation Basics

Leading up to Accreditation, weekly education sessions are available for all staff and physicians to attend virtually. These one-hour sessions will walk you through what you need to know about Accreditation and how to prepare. Topics include: What is an ROP? What is a tracer?  Why Accreditation is important Please note these are repeat sessions – you only need ...
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Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Rounds: Improving Care and Outcomes – NS Health Quality Improvement Approach 

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm via Zoom Presented by Erin Leith, Director, Quality Improvement & Safety at Nova Scotia Health, and Dr. Vanessa Sweet (pictured), Anesthesiologist at Nova Scotia Health and Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesia, Pain Management & Perioperative Medicine, at Dalhousie University. Presentation objectives:...
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Social and Structural Determinants: Where Health Really Comes From

Dalhousie Health Law Institute Seminar Series Gaynor Watson-Creed Associate Dean, Serving and Engaging Society  Community Health & Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University https://www.dal.ca/faculty/law/hli/seminar-series.html
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The Atlantic Canada Stroke Conference

The Atlantic Canada Stroke Conference target audience includes: Primary care physicians, emergency physicians, internists, neurologists, surgeons, physiatrists and geriatricians as well as dietitians, nurses, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, psychologists, social workers, speech-language pathologists, and other professionals involved in stroke care.
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Quality & Patient Safety Rounds: Update on Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

Presented by Dr. Steven Soroka, BMus, MD, MSc, FRCPC, EXTRA Fellow. Dr. Soroka is a Professor of Medicine, Dalhousie University; Adult Renal Consultant, Nova Scotia Health; Senior Medical Director, Nova Scotia Health Renal Program and Pharmacy Services; and Surveyor Accreditation Canada. He is also past chair of the Physician Advisory Committee. Learning Objectives: • Update on...
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96th Annual Dalhousie: FALL REFRESHER

Please join us for the 96th Annual Dalhousie Fall Refresher! On Friday, November 25th and Saturday, November 26th join us in person at the Halifax Convention Centre or Virtually for an exciting variety of topics. New this year, a separate event is being held on the afternoon of Thursday, November 24th, for an in-person audience only.  There will be a variety of 3-hour pre...
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ALCOHOL USE DISORDER & BENZODIAZEPINE USE WORKSHOP

PARTICIPANT COST: $150 Physicians, $100 Allied Health, $25 Students This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Nova Scotia Chapter for up to  8 Mainpro+ credits.
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Register now for Children’s Healthcare Canada’s Annual Conference

It is time to reconnect with colleagues, celebrate and be inspired! This event is a celebration of leaders in child health with a theme of Energy, Optimism and Leadership: A Bright Future for Child Health in Canada. Available in -person at the Shaw Centre in downtown Ottawa and Virtual from November 29th – December 1st.
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Physician Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Rounds: Translating Emergency Knowledge for Kids (TREKK): Safer care and improved outcomes for ill and injured children in EDs across Nova Scotia

Presented by Dr. Shannon MacPhee, pediatric emergency physician and the Medical Director of the Patient Safety Program at IWK Health. Dr. MacPhee is the Atlantic Nodal Leader for Translating Emergency Knowledge for Kids (TREKK) and serves as Co-Chair of the TREKK Knowledge Mobilization Advisory Committee. She previously served as Chief of Emergency Medicine at IWK Health from 20...
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Critical care: Tackling the health care workforce emergency

By 2030, we can expect a global shortfall of 18 million workers in the industry. Join us on February 28 for a discussion about the healthcare workforce emergency. How can we think and act differently across the system? What innovations could alter this trajectory and drive meaningful changes across the nation? We’ll be joined by an exceptional panel of industry specialists to an...
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Airway Management Roadshow: AIME on the Road: Halifax March 1 & 2

AIME CAEP Roadshow in its 23rd year: This program is designed for physicians working in an acute care setting requiring them to competently manage patients in need of emergency airway management. Whether you work in a large, high-volume center or a small remote setting, AIME will provide a practical approach for airway management in emergencies.  Course Highlight...
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Behaviour Change Counseling Development Program (Family Physician and NPs)

This program is for Family Physicians and Nurse Practitioners who work in Nova Scotia. This 3-credit-per-hour group and self-learning assessment program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Nova Scotia Chapter for up to 42 Mainpro+ credits.
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Diagnostic eReferral 201 Information Session

Nova Scotia is moving forward with Diagnostic Imaging (DI) eReferrals using an electronic referral tool called Ocean eReferrals. This project will allow us to improve how we manage and coordinate requests for these services to support more timely access, improve communication with patients and referring providers, prevent duplicate requests and other improvements. DI Staff (Ra...
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Diagnostic eReferral 201 Information Session

Nova Scotia is moving forward with Diagnostic Imaging (DI) eReferrals using an electronic referral tool called Ocean eReferrals. This project will allow us to improve how we manage and coordinate requests for these services to support more timely access, improve communication with patients and referring providers, prevent duplicate requests and other improvements. DI Staff (Rad...
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Diagnostic eReferral 201 Information Session

Nova Scotia is moving forward with Diagnostic Imaging (DI) eReferrals using an electronic referral tool called Ocean eReferrals. This project will allow us to improve how we manage and coordinate requests for these services to support more timely access, improve communication with patients and referring providers, prevent duplicate requests and other improvements. DI Staff (Rad...
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Diagnostic eReferral 201 Information Session

Nova Scotia is moving forward with Diagnostic Imaging (DI) eReferrals using an electronic referral tool called Ocean eReferrals. This project will allow us to improve how we manage and coordinate requests for these services to support more timely access, improve communication with patients and referring providers, prevent duplicate requests and other improvements. DI Staff (Rad...
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11th Fear Family Conference: Catalyzing Systems Change June 7-9, 2023

RESILIENT AND RESPONSIVE HEALTH SYSTEMS IN A CHANGING WORLD Dalhousie Medicine’s first conference on catalysing system change will bring together scholars, practitioners, learners, decision makers and the public. Participants will discuss how to generate, teach, and implement meaningful interventions in a complex health system. At the end of this conference, participants ...
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International Children's Continence Society Course on Pediatric Bowel and Bladder Dysfunction

This conference is held by IWK Health and Dalhousie University to address pediatric bowel and bladder dysfunction. There will be many local, national, and international multi-disciplinary experts on the 2-day program and it will take place at the Halifax Convention Centre on June 16th and 17th. Topics Covered
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Quality and Patient Safety (QPS) Research Speaker Series

Join us online for the Inaugural Quality and Patient Safety (QPS) Research Speaker Series. Dr. Patricia Trbovich and Dr. Katie Gardner will present on Quality and Patient Safety research and initiatives. This series would be of interest to quality and patient safety leads,researchers, health centre staff, residents, patients, and trainees. About the speakers:
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Canadian Medical Hall of Fame 2023 Induction Ceremony

Reception: 5 PM | Evening program begins: 6 PM Formal attire (black tie optional) About the inductees: https://cdnmedhall.ca/laureate-induction-ceremony Phone 519-488-2003 Website Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Event Cost: $325.00
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The Third Hereditary Aortic Disorders Symposium (HAD3)

Scientific Sessions for Medical Professionals Only Audience: Cardiac and vascular surgeons, radiologists, medical geneticists, cardiologists, internists, pediatricians, ophthalmologists, family physicians, obstetricians, vascular neurologists and neurosurgeons, rheumatologists, orthopedic surgeons, general surgeons, nurses, nurse practitioners, optometrists, pharmacists, g...
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Ocean eReferrals to Streamline and Enhance Access to Care in Nova Scotia

By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to: Explain the benefits of electronic referrals to primary care providers, referral recipients and patients. Describe the electronic referral and central intake / provincial queue pathways in Nova Scotia for surgical and diagnostic imaging services. Apply practices for optimizing Ocean eReferrals in electronic medi...
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Diagnostic Imaging eReferral: Ocean Orientation & Tutorial for Radiologists

Interactive Tutorial Session for DI Radiologists to get an overview of the Ocean eReferral functionality for processing DI eReferrals (requisitions) and practice time on the steps Radiologists will follow when completing the Triage and Protocol Steps.  Once registered, participants will receive an information package on how to get setup with and Ocean User Account and how t...
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The Behaviour Change Counselling Development Program (BCCDP)

BCCDP provides education, skills training and support for Family Physicians and Nurse Practitioners who are interested in supporting patients to develop self-management skills to effectively activate and sustain health behaviour changes.  The program uses a quality-improvement approach and includes 3 main components that span over a 12-weeks:
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Central Zone Quality Summit 2023

In October, four in-person quality summits will be held across the province—one in each zone. During each day-long event, participants will learn from, and be inspired by, colleagues who have contributed to improving quality care and safety at Nova Scotia Health. This year’s theme is Improve, Inspire, Transform.
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Black Physicians of Canada Inaugural Conference: I Am Because You Are

The purpose is to establish a community amongst Black physicians and trainees, center their wellness and celebrate being Black in medicine. Themes across the conference, aside from wellness and community building, are advocacy, mentorship, leadership, and education.  For more information: Black Physicians of Canada Contact information:  Email: info@blackphysic...
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Eastern Zone Quality Summit 2023

In October, four in-person quality summits will be held across the province—one in each zone. During each day-long event, participants will learn from, and be inspired by, colleagues who have contributed to improving quality care and safety at Nova Scotia Health. This year’s theme is Improve, Inspire, Transform. Join us to celebrate the incredible people, inspiring stories and...
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Northern Zone Quality Summit 2023

In October, four in-person quality summits will be held across the province—one in each zone. During each day-long event, participants will learn from, and be inspired by, colleagues who have contributed to improving quality care and safety at Nova Scotia Health. This year’s theme is Improve, Inspire, Transform. Join us to celebrate the incredible people, inspiring storie...
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2023 NSCFP Family Medicine Conference & Annual Meeting of Members

NSCFP members in good standing are entitled to attend and vote at the Annual Meeting of Members (AMM) in keeping with the rights defined by their classes of membership. If you would like to vote by proxy, click here to access the form.
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Western Zone Quality Summit 2023

In October, four in-person quality summits will be held across the province—one in each zone. During each day-long event, participants will learn from, and be inspired by, colleagues who have contributed to improving quality care and safety at Nova Scotia Health. This year’s theme is Improve, Inspire, Transform. Join us to celebrate the incredible people, inspiring storie...
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National Pancreas Conference

This conference will include topics such as our Pancreatic Enzyme Replacement Therapy calculator, the multidisciplinary care model, diagnosis and screening for pancreatic cancer, and more! We also have several research grants available. This disease-based conference will be accredited and gives attendees the opportunity to learn from healthcare leaders and collaborate with coll...
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ABI Network Lunch & Learn: Concussion Resources

Presented by: Natalie Thornley, Occupational Therapist and Interprofessional Clinical Leader, and Emily Roeding & Marlee Smith, Brain Injury Nova Scotia (BIANS) Concussion happens to over 11,000 Nova Scotians annually. Knowing what to expect and how to manage symptoms is key to recovery. Nova Scotia Health offers weekly concussion education sessions and BIANS has developed ...
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2023 Atlantic Pain Conference

The Atlantic Pain Conference is offered annually to anyone with an interest in pain management. The objective is to cover an intensive curriculum within a short period of time. The program will give the participant an appreciation of the importance of taking an interdisciplinary approach as well as provide updates on key areas of pain management.
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Atlantic Radiology Conference 2023

Overview: The Atlantic Pain Conference is offered annually to anyone with an interest in pain management. The objective is to cover an intensive curriculum within a short period of time. The program will give the participant an appreciation of the importance of taking an interdisciplinary approach as well as provide updates on key areas of pain management. Audience:
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Let's Talk Informatics: The Pivotal Role of Standardization within Electronic Health Records (EHR)

Next up on Let’s Talk Informatics - Members of Cornwall Community Hospital’s (CCH) Informatics team will present on the pivotal role of standardization within Electronic Health Records (EHR). The presentation will review advantages brought about by Cerner's Model Experience, ensuring a seamless and uniform user experience, and discuss the numerous benefits associated with standa...
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Department of Surgery Research Information Night for Medical Students, Residents, and Grad Students

"The aim of the evening is to showcase some of the best and brightest research occurring within the Department of Surgery and provide a conduit for students to get engaged in world class research. We are hoping to create a buzz about what is happening within the Department of Surgery and at the same time highlight and illustrate potential collaborative projects."  - D...
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Frailty and safety: need routine hospital care be so hazardous to our largest most vulnerable constituency?

By the end of the presentation, participants will be able to: Define frailty and explain the current discussions around it. Analyze why routine hospital care frequently poses safety risks to older individuals living with frailty. Discuss the ongoing and planned actions aimed at improving safety and care. About the Presenter
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Knowledge Mobilization and Implementation Science: Moving from Theory to Practice

Learning objectives: • Describe the concepts of knowledge mobilization and implementation science • Discuss how to apply KMb and Implementation Science methods to a research problem • Identify 3 strategies to address evidence-practice gaps in your research context
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White Fragility Clinics with Dr. Gaynor Watson-Creed

Are ready to move to a place of awareness and informed action? Do you aspire to being a better ally and are seeking the tools and support to do so? This very interactive session will provide you the opportunity to: • explore in a safe and non-judgmental space issues including the concept of whiteness, white fragility and its role in racism • build and practice racial resilience....
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Finding Evidence at the Point of Care with Jackie Phinney

Accessing evidence to support clinical practice can be time-consuming, so understanding the best mobile tools for fast, reliable information is crucial. While you may already have preferred methods for finding evidence at the point of care, it’s important to be aware of other products that are available to you when needing a second opinion or facing technical issues.
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White Fragility Clinics with Dr. Gaynor Watson-Creed

Are ready to move to a place of awareness and informed action? Do you aspire to being a better ally and are seeking the tools and support to do so? This very interactive session will provide you the opportunity to: • explore in a safe and non-judgmental space issues including the concept of whiteness, white fragility and its role in racism • build and practice racial resilience....
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The scholarship of teaching and learning: What it is, and how to get involved with Dr. Kate Thompson

Learning objectives: • Understand what the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) is, and compare and contrast it with other kinds of teaching and learning research • Be aware of the SoTL support the Centre for Learning and Teaching (CLT) offers for new and experienced SoTL researchers
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Preparing for Promotion presented by Dr. Lara Hazelton

After the session, participants will be able to: • Describe academic medicine and how it is different from clinical practice. • Apply the Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine promotion criteria to their own career development. • Decide whether they are ready to apply for academic promotion and determine the next steps.
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Western Zone Quality Summit 2024

The Western Zone Quality Summit will feature presentations from our frontline staff and quality improvement teams. This event is intended for staff, physicians, learners, and Patient Family Advisors (PFAs) of Nova Scotia Health. These innovative and creative practices demonstrate exceptional leadership and high-quality service delivery and are worthy of recognition for wha...
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Northern Zone Quality Summit 2024

The Northern Zone Quality Summit will feature presentations from our frontline staff and quality improvement teams. This event is intended for staff, physicians, learners, and Patient Family Advisors (PFAs) of Nova Scotia Health. These innovative and creative practices demonstrate exceptional leadership and high-quality service delivery and are worthy of recognition for wh...
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Nova Scotia Stroke Education Series- Provincial Stroke Data

The ABI Provincial Network in collaboration with Nova Scotia Health’s Integrated Acute and Episodic Care Network are pleased to present the Provincial Stroke Education Series. Topic: Provincial Stroke Data Review Presented by: Wendy Simpkin, Stroke Coordinator, Halifax, Eastern Shore & West Hants, and Ashley Boyce, Analytics Lead, NSH Performance and Analytics
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Eastern Zone Quality Summit 2024

The Eastern Zone Quality Summit will feature presentations from our frontline staff and quality improvement teams. This event is intended for staff, physicians, learners, and Patient Family Advisors (PFAs) of Nova Scotia Health. These innovative and creative practices demonstrate exceptional leadership and high-quality service delivery and are worthy of recognition for wha...
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Central Zone Quality Summit 2024

The Central Zone Quality Summit will feature presentations from our frontline staff and quality improvement teams. This event is intended for staff, physicians, learners, and Patient Family Advisors (PFAs) of Nova Scotia Health and IWK Health Centre. These innovative and creative practices demonstrate exceptional leadership and high-quality service delivery and are worthy ...
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Adult Mental Health Practice Support Program (AMH PSP)

This PSP is designed to increase skill and confidence among primary care providers and teams for the care of patients with mild to moderate mental illness.  Over the 20-week program duration, participants are expected to commit to attending a pre module meeting, 4 learning sessions and complete three action period templates between learning sessions with scheduled coachin...
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