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Registered Nurse, Certified Diabetes Educator, Kingston Community Health Centres

Napanee, Ontario
Deadline January 30, 2017

External Posting: RNED3-2017
Posting Date:  Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Closing Date:  Monday, January 30, 2017

Job Description
Title: Registered Nurse, Certified Diabetes Educator
Reports to: Manager, Napanee Area Community Health Centre
Position Type: Permanent, Full Time (35 hours per week)
Expected Start Date: March 2017
Salary: $54,710 - $65,916 per year

Position Summary

Social Determinants of Health: What is your role?, BMJ & Future Learn

Online
October 10 to 30, 2016

Today marks the opening of registration for our new MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), made in collaboration with BMJ and Future Learn.

About the Course

This free online course will help you to understand health inequalities and how they are socially driven. We will look at how health is affected by wider determinants and how you can make a difference as a health professional to close the health inequality gap.

Health Links: the Impact of Care Coordination for Patients with Complex Needs on Hospital Utilization

Contents

I Introduction
II Overview
III Methods
IV Results
V Discussion and Conclusion
VI Resources

--Submitted by Meghan O’Leary, MSc, Manager of Primary Health Care and Lead for Salmon River Health Link, Kingston Community Health Centres, and Laurissa Watson, MPH, Research Assistant, Kingston Community Health Centres

I Introduction

Finding Traction in Public Health Ethics: Reflections and Practical Resources

--Submitted by Michael Keeling and Olivier Bellefleur, National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy (NCCHPP)

Determinants of Indigenous peoples’ health and well-being: Featured publications from the National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health

Contents

I Introduction
II An Indigenous framework for understanding the determinants of health
III The impacts of trauma for Indigenous peoples’ mental health and well-being
IV Aboriginal peoples and historic trauma
V The need for Aboriginal core competencies for public health  
VI Conclusion
VII References

-- Submitted by Regine Halseth, Research Associate

I Introduction

Food Champions Meeting, Toronto Food Policy Council and Partners

North York, Ontario
February 10, 2016

6:00-9:00 p.m.
North York Civic Centre

Join the Toronto Food Policy Council and partners at a meeting to advance Food by Ward priorities. Hear about next steps for the Food by Ward resource and discuss the city-wide strategy to promote, protect and enhance food assets in Toronto neighbourhoods. Two short workshops will be offered, including:

Evaluation Workshops in February, Intersol Group

Ottawa, Ontario
February 9 & 10, 2016

205 Catherine Street

Logic Models and Theories of Change
February 9, 2016
Learn more and Register online at https://intersol.ca/product/logic-models-and-theories-of-change-8934/

This workshop can be taken in conjunction with Performance Measurement the next day. The workshop fees include workshop materials, a certificate of completion, as well as, refreshments, and lunch.

Who Should Attend

Pathways to Promoting Mental Health within Public Health and Beyond

Contents

I Introduction
II Mental Health Promotion in Ontario
III Survey Findings from Pathways to Promoting Mental Health: A 2015 Survey of Ontario Public Health Units
IV Conclusion and Next Steps
V References
VI Key Resources

--Submitted by Monica Nunes

I Introduction

Social Isolation: A community based health promotion intervention

Contents

I Introduction – Social Isolation
II Health Effects
III Community Organizing
IV Case Study – Metro Vancouver Alliance
V Discussion
VI Resources
VII References

-- Submitted by Claire Lepine, masters of public health student at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto

I Introduction – Social Isolation

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