Managing an epidemic during a pandemic

Check out the following article from the NOSM Overcoming Barriers to Safe Opioid Prescribing Program:

SAFE AND EFFECTIVE OPIOID PRESCRIBING IN NORTHERN ONTARIO

ONLINE MODULE AND COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE

Through the current pandemic, the opioid crisis continues. Helping primary care providers, residents and medical learners support patients through challenges with acute and chronic pain has never been more important. 

Overcoming Barriers to safe Opioid Prescribing is an accredited CEPD program that incorporates two approaches to education:

1.     Online module

o    Downloadable evidence-based tools and resources

o    Interactive: work through case-based scenarios
 

2.     Community of practice workshops

o    Virtual format

o    Connect with other providers & reduce feelings of isolation

o    Work through challenging cases in collaboration with like-minded peers


Registration fees for the program have been WAIVED until the end of March 2021.
 

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Northern Ontario Women’s Health Conference Registration Now Open!

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine and the Lakehead Obstetrics and Gynecology Local Education Group invite you to attend the fourth annual Northern Ontario Women’s Health Conference!


This virtual half day session aims to bring together remote, rural, and urban primary care providers to network and share information related to Women’s Health in our region.  We invite all family physicians, specialists, midwives, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, allied health professionals, residents and medical learners to attend.  

Friday December 11, 2020

9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

For more details and to register please visit the Women’s Conference website.

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