Reminder: Upcoming Events

Friday, November 17 – Change Day
Have you made your Change Day pledge yet? If not, click here to make your pledge?

Thursday, November 30 – Patient Engagement Speaker Series
Helle Tees & Nicole Olivier will be presenting on patient engagement. If you are unable to attend this event in person, you can join the webinar. Click here for more information and to register.

Free Epilepsy Webinar – May 11th

Are you are interested in epilepsy?  Do you want to know how epilepsy is now defined? Would you like to learn how to recognize what constitutes drug-resistant epilepsy, develop an approach to managing unprovoked first seizure in adults, and how to treat status epilepticus in children and in adults?  Are you a rural physician or other health care provider? If you answered, “Yes” to the above questions, then this free webinar will be of interest to you.

CURIOS New Epilepsy Guidelines
Date & Time: May 11, 2016 | 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Location: Webinar Access
Speaker:Nathalie Jette MD, MSc, FRCPC

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Click here to register online.

Webinar – Family Presence

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As noted earlier, there is a Family Presence Campaign underway in Alberta. Part of this campaign sees the promotion of 24/7 visiting hours in Alberta’s care facilities.

The Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement (CFHI) also has a campaign focusing on family presence. Related to this, there is a webinar on Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 at 10:00 a.m., MST, entitled, “Better Together: Canadian Case Studies.” This presentation will highlight the Ottawa Hospital, which adopted family presence policies in September 2015. The webinar is free and is apt to have some valuable information.