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Check out events listed below

NOVEMBER PSNM MEETING

The November 15 meeting HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO LOW RSVP.

Questions? Please send to Diane @ jdcox@shaw.ca

FEBRUARY 2020 PSNM MEETING

Thursday, February 20, 2020, 9am-11am at Intercity Packers

1900 No 6 Road, Richmond, BC

 

A tour and a meeting/tasting in our board room after the tour.  Please have your guests dress warmly and closed toed shoes.  We may have you change into our boots during the tour though.  I will need about 10 mins to show a slide show presentation about Intercity Packers and to answer any questions from your group.  We will have our chef Rob cook up some new health care items for you to try as well.

Please RSVP Diane Cox @ jdcox@shaw.ca if you plan on attending

 

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Windermere Care Center | Environmental Services Supervisor
Full Time Hours:  Tuesday - Saturday 8 - 4:30pm
Salary position, starting ASAP

Please submit your resume to Helen Wong, helen.wong@compass-canada.com

JIBC CENTRE FOR CONFLICT RESOLUTION COURSES

The official 2019-2020 Course & Program Guide is a comprehensive guide to all program and courses at the JIBC Centre for Conflict Resolution. Offering a variety of courses will help you improve your ability to respond to conflict and contribute to building a stronger organizations and communities.

go2HR - BC Tourism Employers Newsletter

The Resource for people in Tourism - Available Now

FRASER HEALTH - EDUCATION & TRAINING

Discover education and training opportunities on the latest NUTRITION BYTES news. 

 

Culture Change in ACTION Webinars

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

Thursday, October 17, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM EST

Centre for Conflict Resolution Programs

The JIBC courses and programs are designed to help you communicate more effectively and provide you with new skills and knowledge to enhance your relationships within your workplace and community. Most courses can be taken as part of a certificate or on an individual basis. 

CLICK HERE TO VIEW COURSE CALENDAR

Upcoming Courses at New Westminster Campus Include:

Building Your Communications Toolbox

Foundations of ConRes

Dealing with Defensiveness

Define Issues and Set Agenda

Infection Control: Webber Teleclasses

Infection control champions, Infection Prevention Core Practices, Framework for Behavioural Infectious Risks in Acute Care.

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

Download these interesting infographic PDFs for 2017 injury trends for both long-term care and home care/community health support.

workshop PSNM

SafeCare BC Workshops

Provincial Violence Prevention Curriculum

Connections: Working with People with Dementia (In partnership with Alzheimer Society of BC)

Occupational Health & Safety Committee Part I

If you have any questions or you require assistance with registration, please contact training@safecarebc.ca 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

NUTRITION MONTH: March 2019

Nutrition Month Resources are READY! | Plan your campaign | Feature Recipes | Resources + Tools

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

Professional Development from SafeCare BC

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

PICNet WEBINARS, EVENTS & PRESENTATIONS

WEBBER TELECLASSES

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:

New Infection Control Precautions E-Learning

Check our DIGEST page for details on the new infection control precautions for rare and emerging pathogens e-learning, from PICnet.

RESOURCE FOR COMING IDDSI

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.

 

EDUCATION: Foodsafe Level 1 Refresher

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.

 

Ongoing Workshops & Events: SafeCare BC

SafeCare BC is committed to providing outstanding professional development for continuing care workers in BC as well as connecting continuing care workers to other professional development opportunities.

Culinary Arts Program at University of the Fraser Valley

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.

Food & Drink Publications

"There is no sincerer love than the love of food." - George Bernard Shaw

Granville Island Market Tours

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!

Canada Food & Beverage Tradeshows

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!

PAST EVENTS

Annual PSNM EDUCATION DAY: OCTOBER 27th 2017

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.

Download Registration Form

Annual CSNM Conference 2017!

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