2019 CHNC CONFERENCE PROGRAM
Our Final Conference Program is now LIVE!
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Did you know? The CHNC Conference qualifies for continuous learning hours for renewal of your CNA certification in Community Health Nursing by enhancing your existing knowledge, skills and expertise in Community Health Nursing.
9:00am - 4:30pm
To increase participants’ awareness of stigmatizing attitudes towards substance use and substance use disorders, and the harms that these attitudes cause in our society.
To increase participant’s understanding of the intersections among multiple forms of stigma (e.g. related to substance use, mental health and poverty) and discrimination (e.g. racism).
To increase participants’ knowledge of where they need to make personal changes to their own language, attitudes or behaviours.
To increase participants’ understanding of the linkages between stigma, trauma, violence and problematic substance use.
To increase participants’ capacity to address stigmatizing and traumatizing language and practices within the various settings in which they work, to reduce barriers to care.
To increase participants’ knowledge of point-of-care, provider- and organizational-level strategies to promote equity (non-stigmatizing approaches to service delivery), including trauma- and violence-informed care, cultural safety and harm reduction.
Discover the Canadian settler history as Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples through the blanket exercise
Describe leadership competencies for systems transformation
Explain strategies and tools to support systems transformation and reduce health inequities
Apply system transformation strategies addressing health inequities through practice example
Trigger warning: The Kairos Blanket Exercise walks through difficult life experiences, such as Indian Residential Schools, the Sixties Scoop and other instances of colonial violence and policies that have negatively affected Indigenous Peoples.
- Attendees will understand how the law sees the nurse
- Attendees will understand the how to incorporate the defences to common legal proceedings into your practice
- Attendees will have the opportunity to raise questions for discussion with the presenter and the nurses in attendance
Identify the components of a performance management system
Understand how this system leads to quality data and evidence-informed decision making
To gain practical tools and resources to support the development of a performance management system.
Monday, May 27th, 2019 9:00am - 4:30pm
Stigma Ends With Me: An Examination of Stigma Related to Problematic Substance Use, and Strategies to Promote Equity and Reduce Barriers to Care Presented By: Public Health Agency of Canada
Half Day Workshops
Monday, May 27th, 2019 9:00am - 12:00pm
How to Avoid Becoming a Legal Case Study Presented By: Elaine Borg, BNSc, RN, LLB, Legal Counsel, Canadian Nurses Protective Society (CNPS®)
Monday, May 27th, 2019 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Indigenous Nursing Knowledge: Moving Forward versus Virtual Transition – Who’s really moving? Presented By: Marilee Nowgesic, CINA Executive Director and CINA Executive