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Workshops, Webinars & Conferences

Below is a compilation of various workshops, webinars and conferences that are available individuals and/or healthcare providers throughout Simcoe County, Muskoka, Parry Sound and adjoining communities.

Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Network Compassionate Care Workshop (Virtual)

Join this free one day workshop focused around providing compassionate care to bereaved parents during the loss of their pregnancy or death of their infant. This educational session covers many topics, including; attachment, statistics, grief, loss experience (miscarriage, stillbirth, infant death, loss of a multiple), memory making, what to say/what not to say, pregnancy after loss, and caring for the caregiver. We also invite a panel of family members to answer questions about their lived experience with early pregnancy loss, and what it means to receive compassionate care. Participants leave with ideas for providing compassionate supports and resources, as well as practical skills, tools, and techniques to provide skilled care to grieving parents and families.

Hosted By: Orillia Soldiers Memorial Hospital –Quality and Interprofessional Practice

When: December 8, 2023 (Note: Deadline to register is December 1st)

Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Password to Register: PAILCCW

Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Network Compassionate Care Workshop (in Penetanguishene)

Join this free one day workshop focused around providing compassionate care to bereaved parents during the loss of their pregnancy or death of their infant. This educational session covers many topics, including; attachment, statistics, grief, loss experience (miscarriage, stillbirth, infant death, loss of a multiple), memory making, what to say/what not to say, pregnancy after loss, and caring for the caregiver. We also invite a panel of family members to answer questions about their lived experience with early pregnancy loss, and what it means to receive compassionate care. Participants leave with ideas for providing compassionate supports and resources, as well as practical skills, tools, and techniques to provide skilled care to grieving parents and families.

When: December 15, 2023 (Note: Deadline to register is December 8th)

Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Location: Georgian Bay Cancer Support Centre (45 Edward Street, Penetanguishene, ON L9M 1J8

Women's Health Symposium

Join St. Michael’s Hospital for their 15th Annual Women’s Health Symposium online via live webcast. Featured topics include:

  • Embracing the Change:  Navigating the Perimenopausal Journey

  • The Contraception Toolbox:  New Creative Options

  • Exploring Paediatric Gynaecology:  New Insights into Three Common Conditions

  • Scratching the Surface:  De-codifying the Itchy Vulva

  • Unravelling Intimacy Challenges:  A Case-Based Exploration of Sexual Dysfunction in Clinical Practice

When: January 12, 2024

Time: 8:55AM to 1:00PM

Note: there is no online registration for this program. Completed forms can be:

  1. Faxed to 416-586-5958

  2. Scan and emailed to elizabeth.gan@sinaihealth.ca

  3. Take a photo of the completed form and email to elizabeth.gan@sinaihealth.ca

  4. Call the CME office and book your registration by phone through the CME office (416-586-4800 ext 2489)

Rainbow Ontario Health is seeking providers to share feedback on the fourth pilot course in their Sexual and Reproductive Health Education for Providers Across Canada series.

Are you a healthcare provider such as a doctor, nurse, midwife,social worker? Are you interested in learning about 2SLGBTQ postnatal and parental health and care? 2SLGBTQ Parenthood, Postpartum and Newborn Care is an innovative course that shares best practices with 2SLGBTQ patients and includes discussions around chest feeding, lactation, mental health, and legal obstacles for 2SLGBTQ parents.

When: January 17, 2024

Time: 10:00AM - 1:00PM

Register: Email epecjak@rainbowhealthontario.ca

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