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Courses and Events for Health Care

Incorporating safe patient handling and mobility (SPHM) into rehab and mobilization in acute care and rehabilitative settings new item

When: June 7, 2016
8:30-11:30 a.m.
   
Where: Italian Cultural Centre
3075 Slocan Street, Vancouver

This session will be useful for physiotherapists (PT), occupational therapists (OT), rehab providers, occupational health and safety (OHS) professionals, clinical educators, joint OHS committee members, ergonomists, quality care coordinators, fall prevention experts, post-secondary instructors, and students.

The seminar is free, but registration is required. To register, please email your name, occupation, and the session you wish to attend to before May 16, 2016.

Incorporating safe patient handling and mobility (SPHM) into resident activation in residential care facilities new item

When: June 8, 2016
8:30-11:30 a.m.
   
Where: Italian Cultural Centre
3075 Slocan Street, Vancouver

This session will be useful for physiotherapists (PT), occupational therapists (OT), rehab providers, occupational health and safety (OHS) professionals, clinical educators, joint OHS committee members, ergonomists, quality care coordinators, fall prevention experts, post-secondary instructors, and students.

The seminar is free, but registration is required. To register, please email your name, occupation, and the session you wish to attend to before May 16, 2016.

2016 Celebrate & Educate Hearts & Hands Conference new item

Attention all health care assistants

You're invited to attend the 2016 Celebrate & Educate Hearts & Hands Conference on Thursday, October 6 at the Songhees Wellness Centre in Victoria, B.C.

Spend a full day in celebration of your invaluable work, and listen to some of North America's leading speakers discussing the rewards and challenges of working with B.C.'s aging population.

Conference topics include improving communication with patients and caring for the dying and the bereaved.

You'll be taking part in B.C.'s first-ever all-day conference specifically for health care assistants, and it's taking place in a unique location on Vancouver Island. The Songhees Wellness Centre is located on traditional Coast Salish territory on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, so in addition to a day of presentations, you'll have an opportunity to shop at our vendor fair, eat delicious food, and enjoy beautiful, natural surroundings.

When: 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Doors open at 7:30 a.m. for breakfast, and the conference runs from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Breakfast, lunch, and snacks will be provided.
Where:

Songhees Wellness Centre
1100 Admirals Road, Victoria, B.C.
250.386.1043

How to get there:

  • If you’re using public transit, you can reach the centre using bus routes 24 or 25.  The closest bus stops are 100732 southbound or 100776 northbound.
  • If you’re going by car, free parking is available either on site or on the street.
How to register: To register, go to 2016 Celebrate & Educate Hearts & Hands Conference or phone Heather at 1.888.621.7233, local 3235.
Early registration is $35 until June 30; $45 thereafter

Fifth International Conference on Violence in the Health Sector new item

image The conference will take place October 26-28 in Dublin, Ireland. More information.


Workshops from SafeCare BC new item

SafeCare BC is hosting 3 workshops this fall entitled "Creating Connections: Working With People With Dementia" throughout the province. For more information go to SafeCare BC.



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