Professional Development Workshops

UPCOMING FALL 2018 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OFFERINGS

Note: Registration fees are non-refundable after the deadline date

Fall 2018 PD Flyer


Alzheimer/Dementia updates – Free

In-class and go-to-meeting – November 16, 2018 – 10:00 am – noon

Location: 5510 Mavis Road, Main Floor, Peace Corner Room Mississauga, Ontario

Alzheimer’s and related dementias affect not only those diagnosed, but also profoundly impact families, friends, neighbours and entire communities. As the incidence of these conditions continues to increase, so does the need for accurate information aboutdisease progressioncaregiving strategies and available community supportsReduction of risk factors and preventative education are key components in addressing your professional interaction.

Increase your knowledge and understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias by registering for our free workshop. This workshop will be led by expert staff from the Alzheimer Society of Peel and offers educational, engaging and interactive experiences designed to support you while learning from a group of your peers.

Register Now: Be sure to contact your case manager before signing up.

Register Now: Be sure to contact your case manager before signing up. To register call Bradley at 416-226-2800 x 221. Deadline – November 6, 2018


Bursaries, Scholarships and Loans- Free

In-class and go-to-meeting – October 26, 2018 – 10 am – noon

Location: 128A Sterling Road, Toronto, ON

Internationally Educated Nurses are eager to resume their nursing careers here in Ontario and sometimes the road to registration can be quite costly. This workshop will provide information on various sources of funding that may help to offset the cost of academic courses, professional development and registration fees.

Register Now: Be sure to contact your case manager before signing up. To register call Bradley at 416-226-2800 x 221. Deadline October 16, 2018.


CPR – $60

In-class only – September 28, 2018 – 10:30 am – 3:00 pm

Location: 128A Sterling Road, Toronto, ON

Basic Life Support or BLS is mandatory for all medical professions.

This session covers:

  • High-quality CPR for adults, children and infants and its impact on survival
  • Appropriate use of AED
  • Choking relief for adults, children and infants
  • Ventilation techniques
  • Opioid-associated life-threatening emergencies

You will receive certification in C.P.R. – Level HCP

* Opioid-associated life-threatening emergencies

Register Now: Be sure to contact your case manager before signing up. To register call Bradley at 416-226-2800 x 221. Deadline September 18, 2018


NEW! Cultural Competency for IENs – Free

In-class only – October 23, 2018 – 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Location: CAMH

This will be an interactive session on Cultural Competence in a Multicultural Society with an emphasis on how one’s personal and professional culture affects Nursing Practice. You will gain knowledge on how to work efficiently and competently in a multicultural and multilingual practice setting. The session will be led by Dr. Rani Srivastava RN, MScN, PhD, Chief of Nursing and Professional Practice at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Assistant Professor at the Lawrence Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto and Adjunct Professor at York University.

Register Now: Be sure to contact your case manager before signing up. To register call Bradley at 416-226-2800 x 221. Deadline October 13, 2018


Developing and Launching Your Career 

December 14, 2018
 

RPNAO presents the Career Directions program that has been customized by professional development experts Gail Donner and Mary Wheeler as a guide for RPNs to use as they travel along their career journeys. It provides RPNs with an opportunity to review their career to date; learn strategies to assist in making future career decisions; and learn how to develop a career plan. Professional practice coordinator Norma Tomlin will provide an overview of this valuable program to help launch your nursing career path


ECG 1 and 2 – $50

In-class only – November 9, 2018 – 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

Location: Location: 5510 Mavis Road, Main Floor, Peace Corner Room Mississauga, Ontario

An ECG – Electrocardiography is used to measure the rate and regularity of heartbeats, as well as the size and position of the chambers, the presence of any damage to the heart, and the effects of drugs or devices used to regulate the heart, such as a pacemaker. This workshop will focus on the anatomy of the heart, the cardiac cycle, the correct lead placement for a 12-lead ECG Assessing an ECG tracing, Normal Sinus Rhythm Atrial Arrhythmias Ventricular arrhythmias AV and Blocks Bundle Branch Blocks Injury/ Ischemia/ Infarcts

NB: Clients are encouraged to register in the Observational Job Shadowing Program (OJS) if you are interested in extending the learning you received in class. The OJS placement will last 3 full shifts and will be offered in an acute setting. Please note that you will be exposed to all the nursing activities that happen during the shift. This will also be your chance to network and ask any questions you may have to the expert nurse.

A certificate of participation will be issued upon completion.

Register Now: Be sure to contact your case manager before signing up. To register call Bradley at 416-226-2800 x 221. Deadline October 31, 2018


NEW! Financial Literacy for Newcomers – Free

In-class only – September 21, 2018 – 9:30 am – 12 noon

Location: 128A Sterling Road, Toronto

Are you having difficulty managing all your finances and always feel like you are running out of cash? These are signs that you need a solid goal oriented plan to take charge of your money. Not having goals means your money doesn’t have a purpose, which can lead your budget astray from investing in what’s most important to you.

Register Now: Be sure to contact your case manager before signing up. To register call Bradley at 416-226-2800 x 221. Deadline September 11, 2018


IV Therapy – $25

In-class only – October 19, 2018 – 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Location: 128A Sterling Road, Toronto

The IV therapy/ Central Line workshop is 3 hours class consists of classroom lecture and activities. The main focus of the class include the anatomical location of the veins commonly uses in IV access and venipuncture, physiological significance of IV infusion and electrolyte, differentiation of complications of IV therapy, different types central lines, complications and nursing care.

NB: Clients are encouraged to register in the Observational Job Shadowing Program (OJS) if you are interested in extending the learning you received in class. The OJS placement will last 3 full shifts and will be offered in an acute setting. Please note that you will be exposed to all the nursing activities that happen during the shift. This will also be your chance to network and ask any questions you may have to the expert nurse.

A certificate of participation will be issued upon completion.

Register Now: Be sure to contact your case manager before signing up. To register call Bradley at 416-226-2800 x 221. Deadline Oct 9, 2018


Quality Assurance – Free

In-class only
• October 12, 2018 – Toronto – 10:00 am – 12 noon
• November 2, 2018 – Mississauga – 10:00 am – 12 noon

As part of competency for Self Regulation it’s a mandatory for all nurses registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) to participate in the Quality Assurance (QA) Program. Before you renew your license for 2019 attend the QA workshop!

Learning Outcomes of Workshop:
• Be knowledgeable on the Quality Assurance Program by the College of Nurses of Ontario
• Be able to create a Personal Learning Plan

Register Now: Be sure to contact your case manager before signing up. To register call Bradley at 416-226-2800 x 221. Deadline Oct 2, 2018 and Oct 23, 2018 respectively


WoundCare 1 and 2 – $50


In-class only – November 23, 2018 – Mississauga – 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Location: 5510 Mavis Road, Main Floor, Peace Corner Room Mississauga, Ontario

By the end of this workshop you will be able to

> Identify and differentiate the various types of wounds :Pressure Ulcer, Skin Tears, Venus Leg Ulcer, Arterial Ulcer, Diabetic Foot Ulcer

> Describe the stages of wound healing

> Apply wound dressings and different wound dressing products for different types of wounds

NB: Clients are encouraged to register in the Observational Job Shadowing Program (OJS) if you are interested in extending the learning you received in class. The OJS placement will last 3 full shifts and will be offered in an acute setting. Please note that you will be exposed to all the nursing activities that happen during the shift. This will also be your chance to network and ask any questions you may have to the expert nurse.

A certificate of participation will be issued upon completion.

Register Now: Be sure to contact your case manager before signing up. To register call Bradley at 416-226-2800 x 221. Deadline November 13, 2018