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March 30-31, 2019
The Orthopedics Conference 2019 includes a variety of plenary and small-group sessions, providing focused discussions on commonly treated orthopedic conditions and injuries in Saskatchewan. The target audience includes family physicians, specialists, nurses, nurse practitioners, physical therapists, chiropractors and medical students/residents. Other health professionals are welcome to attend. The event will be held on Saturday, March 30 and Sunday, March 31 from 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon.
Opioid Agonist Therapy Conference 2019
March 22-23, 2019
Registration is now open for the Opioid Agonist Therapy Conference 2019 for physicians, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, nurses, addictions counsellors and other individuals working with patients undergoing opioid agonist therapy. The event will be held on Friday, March 22 from 12:00 - 5:00 p.m. and Saturday, March 23 from 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the Delta by Marriott in Regina.
Register by March 12 for regular registration prices.
Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada, Dr. Theresa Tam, on the current measles outbreak and vaccine hesitancy
March 12, 2019
As Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, I am very concerned to see vaccine-preventable diseases, particularly those as serious and highly contagious as measles, making a comeback in Canada and around the globe. From my perspective, even one child dying of measles is unacceptable.
Breastfeeding Beyond the Basics
Registration is now open for a free one-hour module, Breastfeeding Beyond the Basics. The e-learning module has been accredited by the Royal College for MOC Section 3: Self-Assessment Learning credits and the College of Family Physicians of Canada for 3 Mainpro+ credits.
For CFPC credits, access the module
For Royal College credits, access the module
Physician Leadership Rounds: Documentation Protocols in Administrative and Legal Matters
March 19, 2019
Bring your lunch and join us for a unique learning opportunity to increase your awareness of the need for documentation to record events for which you are accountable, to learn how to create a record and record a history that withstands scrutiny, and to apply charting skills to administrative environments. The rounds will take place in RGH Meeting Room 6 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. WebEx is also available.
Motivational Interviewing Training
March 21-22, 2019
Motivational Interviewing (MI) is an effective way of talking with people about CHANGE. Making a change can be very difficult. Using an MI approach can help build trust with a client, keep clients connected to services and improve client outcomes. MI is useful in supporting people in a variety of life changes (i.e., alcohol, drug and tobacco use, gambling, exercise, nutrition, diabetes management). The training will be held on Saturday, March 30 and Sunday, March 31 from 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon. Learn more
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SHA Welcomes New Physician to Hudson Bay
January 21, 2019
The Saskatchewan Health Authority is pleased to announce the arrival of a new physician to serve the residents of Hudson Bay and surrounding area. Dr. Efearue Iyasele will be providing physician services with the Hudson Bay Primary Health Care Clinic in Hudson Bay effective February 4, 2019.