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Dietitians of Canada annual Nutrition Month Campaign:
Unlock the Potential of Food
Once again, March is Nutrition Month and this year Dietitians of Canada is launching the campaign to help Canadians Unlock the Potential of Food. In addition, Dietitians Day will be celebrated on March 20th. Find out more and get your resources ready in advance HERE
PSNM Meeting: Thurs February 21st
Please join us for the next PSNM meeting on Thursday, March 21st, 1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Guest Speaker & Presentation by Megan Kratz of Saputo Dairy Products Canada
RSVP to Diane Cox ( jdcox @ shaw.ca)
Location: Windermere Care Centre, 900 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver
The Sharing the Vision Webinar Series features 30-minute interactive webinars designed to share new ideas and information to inspire and challenge us as we work together to share the vision and change the culture of aging.
Free with advanced registration
Wednesday, April 17, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM EST
Thursday, June 20, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM EST
Thursday, August 15, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM EST
Thursday, October 17, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM EST
Positive Leadership-Maximizing Workplace
This course offers leaders, managers and members the techniques to recognize unconscious patterns of thinking and behaving and proposes concrete methods to challenge the way we view obstacles and setbacks so that they can be overcome.
JIBC-New Westminster | 8:30am-4:30pm | $189
Be the One
Be the one inspiring your team. Whether you're an emerging leader looking for new skills and experiences to open career doors, or a seasoned manager looking for fresh perspectives and insights, JIBC Centre for Leadership offers courses to meet your training needs.
WorkSafe BC on 2019 Preliminary Rates
Get an overview of the injury rate trends for your sector and see how you can use WorkSafeBC's Employer Health and Safety Planning Toolkit to view your own organization's safety trends and how to reduce injury rates.
INFOGRAPHIC DOWNLOADS AVAILABLE
SafeCare BC Workshops
Provincial Violence Prevention Curriculum
Creating Connections: Working with People with Dementia (In partnership with Alzheimer Society of BC) February 7, Burnaby
Occupational Health & Safety Committee Part I
If you have any questions or you require assistance with registration, please contact email@example.com or call the Programs and Events Coordinator for SafeCare BC, Marjahn O'Connor, at 604.630.5572 ext. 242.
Did You Miss SafeCare BC Mental Health Webinars? Not to worry. Recordings are available on their website. Check this link: Watch 3-part Mental Health Webinar Series
Did you know that SafeCare BC provides professional development for continuing care workers in BC? Here are a few of their upcoming workshops over the summer:
Creating Connections: Working with People with Dementia
LPN Leadership Training
Safe Client Handling
Occupational Health & Safety Committee
Provincial Violence Prevention Curriculum
Health and Safety Program Audit
International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative
The implementation for the IDDSI is coming - are you ready? The IDDSI committee has responded to requests from the international community by leading the roll-out and implementation of the IDDSI Framework. This global initiative will improve the lives of over 590 million people living with dysphagia.
Did you know that FOODSAFE Level 1 certificates expire?
The FOODSAFE Level 1 Refresher is an inexpensive and convenient way to renew your certification since all Level 1 certificates issued in BC are valid for 5 years. Therefore, certificates issued prior to July 29, 2013 will expire this coming July 29, 2018!
You can take the Level 1 Refresher online. FOOD SAFE Level 1 Refresher takes 1-3 hours and must be completed within 10 days (including weekends) from the start date of the course, including your final examination.
The fee is $45. Register through Open School BC.
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.
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#
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
Conflict in Motion: Mind, Body and Heart
Conflict Resolution Week Event at JIBC new Westminster Campus Theatre, is taking place November 5, 2018, 8:30am-Noon. Join Mediate BC and JIBC's Centre for Conflict Resolution for presentations from conflict researchers and practitioners that illustrate this spectrum of "Mind, Body and Heart" to bring our best selves to the conflict in our lives and practice.
Session 1: Understanding Common Cognitive Biases and the Impact on Negotiations (by Nancy Cameron
Session 2: Incorporating Somatic Based Practices in Conflict Resolution (by Kathleen Bellamano )
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.
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!
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