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Health Quality Ontario has posted a health technology assessment with a recommendation on Internet-Delivered Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Major Depression and Anxiety Disorders. Based on our findings, the following recommendation is being made:Health Quality Ontario, under the guidance of the Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee, recommends publicly funding guided internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy for mild to moderate...

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RN prescribing: seeking your feedback on proposed regulation changes

Earlier this month, the College of Nurses of Ontario’s (CNO’s) Council approved draft regulations that will: permit RNs to prescribe certain medication and communicate diagnoses for the purpose of prescribing; and impact nursing practice related to dispensing and administering medications. We are collecting feedback on the draft regulation from December 20, 2018 to February 18,...

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Clinician Survey of Pain Education Interests and Preferences

The University of Toronto Centre for the Study of Pain (UTCSP) is committed to advancing pain practices by linking clinicians and researchers through education. Prior research has identified important improvements in clinical pain management through continuing education. The UTCSP is presently conducting a 10-minute online survey of clinicians to better understand their pain...

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OCFP Palliative Mentor Program

The Ontario College of Family Physicians (OCFP) is pleased to let you know about the launch of a mentoring program to support clinicians in the delivery of high-quality Palliative and End-of -Life Care. This new mentoring network builds on the successful work of the OCFP’s existing and well-established mentoring networks in mental health and...

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New Monitoring Regulations for Medical Assistance in Dying

As of Nov. 1, 2018, the Government of Canada’s new Monitoring of Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) regulations are effect. The new regulations outline what information needs to be reported after a Nurse Practitioner (NP) receives a written request for MAID. In cases where a medically assisted death has occurred (clinician and self-administered cases), the reporting requirements...

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Nurse practitioners call on province for change to their profession

CEO of Nurse Practitioners’ Association of Ontario in Sudbury to hear concerns Nurse practitioners have been a part of the healthcare system in Ontario for several decades, yet they say they still face barriers in their ability to provide complete care to their patients. A nurse practitioner has more advanced education than a...

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Upcoming Events

  1. Annual Update in Emergency Medicine

    February 24 @ 7:00 am - February 27 @ 5:00 pm
  2. NPLCs in Ontario; history, current state, and future potential

    February 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  3. The Fundamentals of Hypnosis

    March 1 @ 9:00 am - March 2 @ 5:00 pm
  4. 22nd International Conference on New Horizons in Cardiology & Cardiologists Education

    March 7 @ 9:00 am - March 8 @ 5:00 pm
  5. NPAO/CAMAP MAiD Workshop: London, Ontario

    March 27 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  6. Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™ – Toronto

    April 4 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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