Pregnancy & Birth 2024

The Pregnancy & Birth Conference is in its 21st year. It’s purpose is to help clinicians in community settings update their knowledge on issues that arise during pregnancy and in the postpartum phase. The goal is to present informed, relevant, and engaging topics to help clinicians provide quality healthcare. Presented over live Zoom Webcast, speakers […]

Motivational Interviewing (MI): in Medical and Psychiatry Practice

This course outlines the evidence base approach of motivational interviewing (MI) and prepares physicians, specialist physicians and psychiatrists to integrate MI as a way of being with people in medicine and psychiatry throughout a patient’s process of change and growth. The course is based on the principles detailed in Motivational Interviewing: Helping People Change and […]

2024 META:PHI Webinar Series

This monthly webinar series will feature experts in substance use disorder management presenting on current topics in addiction medicine. The target audience for this series is clinicians working with people who use substances in a variety of clinical settings, including primary care, rapid access addiction medicine clinics, withdrawal management, emergency care, and acute care.

Motivational Interviewing (MI): Foundations of practice

This course provides an overview of the method of MI and goes beyond the definition to examine how and why MI works. It focuses on, • the efficacy and effectiveness of MI • foundational concepts and skills that underpin MI • using the four processes of MI (engaging, focusing, evoking and planning) with patients in […]

2024 Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Course

The Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Course offers evidence-based information for service providers to deliver mental health care and support to both immigrants and refugees arriving in Canada. The online course provides an overview on the social determinants of health and its impact on mental health. It emphasizes the role of the migration trajectory when […]

2024 Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Project – Special Populations Course: Yazidi Refugees in Canada

The Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Project – Special Populations Course: Yazidi Refugees in Canada was developed in response to a House of Commons report recommending that Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada build the capacity of service providers to support the mental health of Yazidi women and children. This recommendation was made after the Canadian […]

Narrative-Based Medicine in Practice: A Primer with Allan Peterkin

Drawing upon his experience with therapeutic writing, bibliotherapy, and narrative clinical practices, Dr. Peterkin will provide an overview of strategies that help participants master clinical communication and engage patients/clients in collaborative storytelling about their health concerns. Participants will practice key narrative skills through in session reflective writing exercises and group discussion. Taught in two parts, […]

Mechanical Ventilation Symposium 2024

Mechanical ventilation course running over 3 days and covering major aspects of the management of mechanical ventilation and acute respiratory failure. We typically have 80-100 attendees. The course will be delivered as online synchronous learning, consisting of a series of lectures and demos. Each lecture will engage the audience through an interactive case requiring audience […]

Buprenorphine extended-release

This course presents the steps to initiate and maintain treatment with buprenorphine extended-release (bup-XR), including review of pharmacology and efficacy, as well as who can benefit from this medication. Current evidence as well stakeholders perspective included in the course. A case study is included offering opportunity to apply concepts covered in the course.

AIEC – Virtual Colonography (May 13 to 15, 2024)