RSVP BY JAN 22: Please contact Maria Chelini at firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, January 26, 2018
Galini Greek Kouzina & Grill
101-19475 Fraser Hwy, Surrey
COMPLETE PURCHASING SERVICES 14th Annual Professional Development Day to strengthen your leadership skills by participating in education sessions led by outstanding speakers, connecting with industry colleagues, and discovering the latest products and services to help you become an invaluable team member.
The event is valued at $850, but free for CPS members.
Questions? Please contact Marxcela Navarro at email@example.com
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
8:00 AM- 3:00 PM
River Rock Casino Resort
8811 River Road, Richmond, BC
The Provincial Infection Control Network's webinars and teleclasses schedules, as well as many archived sessions are available!
Information follows on both the upcoming sessions and archived webinars. Check PICNet here for education opportunities.
CONFERENCE LINE: 1-877-385-4099 PASS CODE: 7188720#
January 18th, 10:30am PST
Using the right model to calculate financial implications of Clostridium Difficile infection, featuring speaker Dr. Mainread Skally, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin.
January 25th, 10:30am PST
Practical approaches for monitoring cleaning in healthcare facilities, featuring speaker Curtis Donkey, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland.
February 8th, 2018, 10:30am PST
Patients are Your Partners: Why & How this Partnership Works, featuring Ioana Popescu, Canadian Patient Safety Institute; Judy Birdsall and Kim Neudorf, Patients for Patient Safety Coalition.
Download past slide presentations here:
- Bruce Gamage: Getting the (Red) Dirt Out: A Review of BC's Environmental Cleaning Guidelines
- Guanghong Han: The impact of vancomycin-resistant enterococi (VRE) policy and practice change in British Columbia
- Helen Evans (on behalf of the BC Hand Hygiene Communications Group): Many Hands Make Light Work: A Year of Hand Hygiene Campaigns
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for PICNet's 2018 Educational Conference takes place March 8-9, 2018. Mark it in your calendars! Early Registration Discounts available:
- $125 per day ($250 for both days) until EOD Friday January 26, 2018
- $140 per day ($280 for both days) until EOD Friday February 16, 2018
The full conference program is now live, and the following presentations are confirmed:
- Courageously you! The leadership power of small acts
- Taking the snag out of your Catch-22: Ethical decision making
- Waste woes: Do's and don'ts
- For those who seek to study: How ICPs can be involved with research
- Use of whole-genome sequencing data to investigate a cluster of NDM-positive Citrobacter freundii
- The disinfectant duke-out
- Critical device failure: Now what?
- Vaccinations: What's new and/or improved?
- It's all in your hands: Preventing hand dermatitis
- Short n Snappy presentations
Fairmont Chateau Whistler, BC
The BCCPA issued an open RFP allowing any commercial organization to submit a bid, and after thoroughly reviewing all submissions, Angel Accessibility was selected as the title sponsor. The BC Care Providers Association is pleased to welcome back Angel Accessibility, a division of Handicare, as the title sponsor for the 2018 Annual Conference.
The 2017 Annual Conference, which also celebrated BCCPA’s 40th anniversary, was a roaring success with over 500 attendees, including service providers, commercial delegates, exhibitors, and government officials from Canada and beyond. The 2018 conference is expected to raise that bar even higher.
For a complete list of sponsorship opportunities for BCCPA's 2018 Conference, see the Sponsorship Prospectus document.
ELEVATE, INFLUENCE, INSPIRE: Dietitians of Canada National Conference
The Westin Bayshore Vancouver
Join us in Vancouver for the premier learning event for dietitians and food & nutrition professionals in Canada. This is the conference that will Elevate, Influence and Inspire you!
The conference Program offers a mix of plenary sessions and symposia, workshops, research presentations and association celebrations and social activities. Regardless of your practice setting or years in practice, you'll be sure to find interesting and valuable topics to meet your education needs.
Pre-conference meetings will take place on Tuesday, June 5th, 2018 prior to the start of the conference on Wednesday, June 6. Download the full PROGRAM.
Starting in August!
The UFV's Culinary Arts Program trains aspiring cooks to work in all styles of kitchens from small family-style restaurants to large multinational hotels and health care institutions. The program is 39 weeks from August until May. When graduated, you'll be a second year apprentice having completed your PC 1 and be front loaded with the written and practical exams for PC 2.
A Foodie Highlight Featuring the Best of Granville Island!
Weave expertly through the busy Public Market, skipping the line at the best food shops and artisans to taste over 20 signature Canadian food cultures.
Tours are 2 hours, 10:30am - 12:30pm, running daily in the summer, and Thursdays-Sundays between September 19 and May 20. All food and drink tastings are included!
Stay up to date with food and beverage trade shows in Canada!
From Retailers to Manufacturers and Suppliers, there is always a conference or trade show happening somewhere!
Our annual education day will be held on Friday, October 27th at the Power to Change in Langley. This is an excellent event and an opportunity to earn your extra CE points. The day will start at 0730 for breakfast and continue until 3:30pm.
Featured Speakers: Terri Dowton from the Employers' Advisers Office and Daniel Fontane from the BC Care Providers Association
Certificates will be handed out to go towards your OH & S Learning, the Fraser Health Licensing Dietician discussing menu planning and the Residential Care Regulations of BC.
Conference Line: 1-877-385-4099 Pass Code: 7188720# Slides posted 1-2 days before tele class.
October 5th, 2017, 10:30am PST: Infection Control Guidelines that did not work against Ebola.
October 12th, 2017, 10:30am PST: Strengthening IPAC Structures through education in Low-income or Middle-income Countries (Speaking: Prof. Shaheen Mehtar, Infection Control Africa Network, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town.)
October 16th, 2017, 3:30pm PST: Hand Hygiene Program Success in Member Countries of INICC (Speaking: Dr. Victor Rosenthal, Founder & Chair International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Broadcast live from the 2017 Infection Prevention and Control Nurses College of New Zealand conference)
October 26th, 2017, 10:30am PST: Infection Control in Paramedic Services (Speaking: Jennifer Amyotte, City of Greater Sudbury Paramedic Services, Canada)
NOVEMBER: Cleaning the Grey Zones of Hospitals: Lessons from a community-based teaching hospital. November 9th, 10:30am PST, Prof. Makeda Semret, McGill University.
FREE REGISTRATION - SPACE IS LIMITED!
The HFS FoodCare Healthcare Foodservice Innovation will take place at Menno Place, 32945 MARSHALL ROAD, Abbotsford on October 18th, 2017. This Fall event is "Healthcare Foodservice as a Catalyst for Comfort, Healing and Recovery." Learn and discuss how food can go beyond nutrition and address specific health issues.
10:30am Welcome, Foodcare Intro - Brad McKay
10:40am Healing Foods Presentation - Clodie Gravel
11:20 am Break
11:35 am Functional Foods Presentation - Rob Kowal
1:00pm Ideation Session 1
2:00pm Ideation Session 2
2:45pm Wrap Up - Brad McKay
Laura Milliard at 613.834.3360 or toll free 1.800.571.8824 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Annual CSNM Conference was held in Ottawa, June 14-16 and members of the Pacific Society of Nutrition Management is there to celebrate with Peers and mark Canada's 150th!
Concord National 7th Annual Ideation
JUNE 13-14, 2017
12:00pm - 4:00pm both days
Pacific Coliseum, Main entrance off of 100 North Renfrew Street, Vancouver, Pacific Room
To attend, RSVP to Penny Eastham at email@example.com before June 3.
PSNM Annual General Meeting - April 28, 2017
Join your colleagues and industry leaders at the upcoming PSNM AGM on April 28th in Langley. Earn CE points to attend! Featured Guest Speakers, Lunch Vendors' Showcase, news and updates.
The AGM Day Outline:
07:30 – 0825: Breakfast Hosted by Willie Woo from Nestles
Menu: Eggs Benny Bar for Breakfast with choice of Back Bacon, Smoked Salmon, Veggies and Fresh Fruit Salad, New Sunsational Express line of juices, Coffee/Tea and Specialty Hot Drinks
08:30 – 10:00 PSNM AGM
10:00 – 11:00 Fraser Health Licensing Dietician Suvarna Rao
11:00 – 12:15 BC Care Providers Association CEO Daniel Fontaine
12:15 – 1:15 Lunch Vendor Showcase Hosted by Willie Woo from Nestles
MENU: Lobster Ravioli, Braised Beef Ravioli, Portobello & Spinach Ravioli & a variety of sauces
Firehouse Chili with Minors Ancho & Chipotle Flavor Concentrates, Lasagna, Spinach & Artichoke Dip, Baked French Fry & Flavored Gravy Bar, San Pelligrino/Perrier, Nestle and Hagen Daz Ice Cream & Chocolate
1:15 – 1:30: Coffee Break
1:30 – 3:30: The Employers Advisors Office Terry Dowton
CE Points Earned from our AGM
- Competency #6 Human Resources
- Competency #4 Clinical Nutrition
- Competency #7 Finance
- Competency #1 Professionalism
- Competency #3 Nutrition & Healthy Living