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Breastfeeding Committee for Canada Webinar Invitation

Webinar Invitation to Canadian Hospitals with Maternity Services

The Public Health Agency of Canada is funding a 5 year innovation project to revitalize and expand hospital implementation of the Baby-Friendly Initiative. The project aims to promote maternal and infant health and increase breastfeeding rates in Canada. The Breastfeeding Committee for Canada is leading the national project with a core focus on implementing a Quality Improvement Learning Collaborative with 25 participating hospitals across Canada.

Who should attend the webinar: Health Care Administrators, Quality Improvement Leaders, Nurse Managers, Physicians and Midwives, Nurses and Lactation Consultants, Parents, Maternal Newborn Ministry of Health decision makers and others interested in maternal child health.

Webinar Objectives:

Build understanding of the Canadian Baby-Friendly National 5 year innovation project funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada
Learn recommendations from the World Health Organization on how to meet the call to action to scale up Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative Implementation
Learn about the benefits of participating and how to apply to be one of the 25 selected hospitals
Create opportunity for questions and answers to learn more about the project

Presenter: Michelle LeDrew, Baby-Friendly Project Director, Breastfeeding Committee for Canada

When: January 25, 1300-1400 EST
January 28, 1300-1400 EST
January 29, 1300-1400 EST
January 31, 1300-1400 EST

Where:
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/697156997

Join the conference call:
1-877-413-4782
Conference Id – 3641080

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Note:

No registration required
GoToMeeting maximum capacity is 150 participants
Please remember to mute yourself (phone and microphone) while listening to the presentation.

Michelle LeDrew, RN, BN, MN, CHE

BCC Baby-Friendly Project Director
Breastfeeding Committee for Canada
BFIProjectDirector@bccbfi.com or
Michelle.ledrew1@gmail.com

Mobile: 902 497 0623

Elizabeth Brazeau,
Coordinator, Baby-Friendly Initiative (BFI) Strategy for Ontario
Administrative Support, Pumps for Preemies Program
Monday to Thursday
Room B004B, 825 Coxwell Avenue | Toronto, ON, M4C 3E7

We’ve moved from Room J7110 to B004B
Tel: 416-469-6580, Extension 3013 | Fax: (416) 469-6146 | (NEW) Email: Elizabeth.Brazeau@tehn.ca

Prenatal Education Webinars

Two webinars will be offered in January to support prenatal educators in Ontario. Don't delay to register!

Strategies for Engaging Indigenous Women During Pregnancy - Tuesday, January 22, 13:30 - 15:00
This webinar will provide service providers who work with Indigenous clients some insight into how to engage them in prenatal education. The presenter is Sheila Marcinyshyn, an Objibway woman with numerous years of experience working with Indigenous families. She strongly believes in supporting Indigenous people through strength-based approaches, engaging the whole family, cultural teachings, education, prevention and health promotion. Register here: https://en.beststart.org/event/webinar-StrategiesEngagingIndigenousWomen...

Strategies to Engage Families in Prenatal Education - Thursday, January 31, 13:30 to 15:00
This webinar will provide service providers with insight into how to engage vulnerable populations in prenatal education through interactive activities. The presenters are Jennie Addario and Patricia Alder from Toronto Public Health. They have many years of experience in prenatal education for vulnerable populations. Register here: https://en.beststart.org/event/webinar-StrategiesEngageFamiliesPrenatalE...

Please note: Only register if you are certain to be able to attend since there is a limited number of places available. If you have registered and can no longer attend, please cancel your registration to open up a space. Thank you!

These webinars will be recorded. Recordings for all previous webinars are available here.https://en.beststart.org/events/webinar-recordings

National Parent Survey: Millennial Connections

Duration: 
1 hr

To Register: https://my.zerotothree.org/nc__Event?id=a0l1P00000DhEKAQA3

In partnership with the Bezos Family Foundation, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, the Einhorn Family Charitable Trust, and the Overdeck Family Foundation, ZERO TO THREE launched Millennial Connections, a new national survey of 1,002 parents and primary caregivers of children from birth to five years old. Find out what we learned!

Developed by and Featuring:
Susan Friedman, NAEYC
Jill Sells, MD, AAP ​Council on Early Childhood
Rebecca Parlakian, MA, Ed., ZERO TO THREE

RNAO Nurses in the Know Webinar: Assessment and Interventions for Perinatal Depression Best Practice Guideline

RNAO Nurses in the Know Webinar: Assessment and Interventions for Perinatal Depression Best Practice Guideline
November 20, 2018

The objectives of this webinar are to:
• Describe guideline development process, including the systematic reviews;
• Highlight key recommendations; and
• Describe implementation supports, including evaluation measures to demonstrate the impact of the guideline.

Speakers:
• Katherine Wallace, RN, MHS, Guideline Development Lead, RNAO
• Dr. Angela Bowen, RN, PhD, Professor, University of Saskatchewan, Expert Panel Co-Chair
• Dr. Phyllis Montgomery, RN, PhD, Professor, Laurentian University, Expert Panel Co-Chair

Register at: https://myrnao.ca/PPDwebinar

Best Start Resource Centre - Prenatal Education Webinars

Two webinars will be offered in November to support prenatal educators in Ontario. If you have not registered yet, don’t delay!

The New Healthy Growth and Development Standards: Alignment with Best Start’s Prenatal Education Key Messages - Thursday, November 22, 13:00 - 14:00
This webinar will provide prenatal education service providers with insight into how to the various key messages from the website www.ontarioprenataleducation.ca link with the new Healthy Growth & Development Standards for public health. The webinar will be relevant to public health prenatal educators who work in Ontario. Register here.

From Fact to Fun: Interactive Ideas to Keep Prenatal Education Participants Engaged - Tuesday, November 27, 13:00 to 14:30
This webinar will provide prenatal education service providers ideas for interactive activities for face-to-face prenatal education classes. Links will be made to the various key messages from the website www.ontarioprenataleducation.ca. The webinar will be relevant to prenatal educators who offer in-person group prenatal education sessions. Register here.

Recordings for all previous webinars are available here: https://en.beststart.org/events/webinar-recordings

Paediatric Levels of Care Webinar

Duration: 
1 hr

Dear Stakeholders,
The Provincial Council for Maternal and Child Health and the Local Health Integration Network are pleased to co-host the Paediatric Levels of Care Webinar on three separate dates:
• November 13, 2018 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST
• November 28, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
• November 29, 2018 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM EST
Presenters:
Teresa Bruni, Medical Director of Women’s and Children's Program, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, Co-Chair, Paediatric Levels of Care Implementation Group
Peter Fitzgerald, President, McMaster Children's Hospital, Co-Chair, Paediatric Levels of Care Implementation Group
Chris Sulway, Vice President, Quality, Performance and Accountability, Toronto Central LHIN, Member, Paediatric Levels of Care Implementation Group
Amy Patel, Program Coordinator, Provincial Council for Maternal and Child Health
Alexandra Thorp, Senior Program Manager, Provincial Council for Maternal and Child Health
All hospital staff, stakeholders, and those interested in learning more about Paediatric Levels of Care are welcome to attend. This webinar is intended to:
• Provide an overview of the Paediatric Levels of Care
• Review the information package and survey sent to stakeholders
• Address any questions about this initiative and the survey
Please complete one registration survey per person, no later than Friday, November 9th, 2018.
Please complete the webinar registration survey by clicking here: https://surveys.sickkids.ca/surveys/?s=4CCMYAFMHT
Webinar details will be emailed to registrants after the survey registration deadline has passed.
If you have any questions, please contact ploc@pcmch.on.ca.

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Best Start Resource Centre - Prenatal Education Webinars

Two webinars will be offered in November to support prenatal educators in Ontario:

The New Healthy Growth and Development Standards: Alignment with Best Start’s Prenatal Education Key Messages - Thursday, November 22, 13:00 - 14:00
This webinar will provide prenatal education service providers with insight into how to the various key messages from the website www.ontarioprenataleducation.ca link with the new Healthy Growth & Development Standards for public health. The webinar will be relevant to public health prenatal educators who work in Ontario. Register here: http://en.beststart.org/webinaire-NewHealthyGrowth%26DevelopmentStandard...

From Fact to Fun: Interactive Ideas to Keep Prenatal Education Participants Engaged - Tuesday, November 27, 13:00 to 14:30
This webinar will provide prenatal education service providers ideas for interactive activities for face-to-face prenatal education classes. Links will be made to the various key messages from the website www.ontarioprenataleducation.ca. The webinar will be relevant to prenatal educators who offer in-person group prenatal education sessions. Register here: http://en.beststart.org/event/webinar-KeepPrenatalEducationParticipantsE...

Recordings for all previous webinars are available here: http://en.beststart.org/events/webinar-recordings

Substance Use in Pregnancy & Breastfeeding - Opioids and Marijuana

Duration: 
1 hr

Fri, Oct 26, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT

The national rate of opioid use disorder among women in the perinatal period is increasing rapidly, while about 1 in 20 women report using marijuana while pregnant. This makes finding safe, effective, and supportive treatment options a healthcare imperative. This webinar will share a new way of looking at addiction, and you’ll learn the latest in treatment options for pregnant and breastfeeding women from case study examples.

Addiction medicine specialist Dr. Kaylin Klie joins us to talk about this important topic and clear up misconceptions about who uses and why. You’ll also get a chance to ask your own questions.

Learning objectives:
• Discuss what addiction is—and what it is not
• Review epidemiology of substance use in pregnancy
• Discuss screening approaches and tools
• Compare treatment approaches, including MAT (Medication Assisted Treatment), for pregnant and breastfeeding women with opiate use disorder
• Discuss marijuana use in pregnancy and breastfeeding, including recent studies on its effects and how to counsel patientsLess

Register here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/8891708046484074243

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