Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing

Professional Development Courses

The Centre for Professional Development provides a variety of innovative programs, courses and institutes to advance your skills, enhance your knowledge, and move your career forward in an exciting, clinical leadership role.

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November 23-24, 2015

Quality and Safety Summit – Leveraging Nursing Leadership

Health care organizations have increasingly implemented quality improvement and patient safety initiatives to achieve higher levels of quality care delivery. The aims of this summit are to identify the state of science in quality improvement and patient safety and leverage nursing’s contribution to quality improvement and patient safety globally.

December 3-4, 2015

The Foundations and Scholarship of Clinical Teaching

This two-day workshop for clinical instructors and nurse educators focuses on theoretical and practical dimensions of clinical teaching from a transformational learning perspective. Key elements of transformative learning theory serve as the foundation for reflective discussion and activities. Participants will have opportunity for interaction and networking with other nurses interested in clinical teaching.

February 17-19, 2016

National Institute on Nursing Informatics

This 3-day institute will focus on key issues and challenges related to informatics in practice, administration, research and education. The program will be of particular interest to nurses currently working in informatics; nurse leaders who wish to broaden their knowledge and understanding of health informatics; nurse educators who are responsible for the integration of informatics into entry level nursing; as well as nurses considering a future career in informatics.

Spring 2016

Review of Health Assessment Across the Lifespan

This one-day course will review health assessment using a systems approach and will include how to do a head to toe assessment. Participants will practice focused health assessments in a simulation laboratory. This course will provide a refresher on health assessment for practicing registered nurses or nurse practitioner students or nurse practitioners who wish to review and build upon their health assessment skills.

Date to be determined

End of Life Care in Critical Care Nursing – A Simulation Course on Communicating with Families

This one day innovative simulation course will focus on developing expertise in communication with families including concepts on communication, decision making and mitigating conflict; as well as strategies for facilitating discussion with family.

Winter 2016

Institute on Advancing Pain Assessment and Management

This highly specialized institute will have broad applicability for practitioners working in a variety of practice settings and with diverse populations.

Winter 2016

PeriAnaesthesia Review Course

The course will review essential competencies in the care of this unique patient population at each phase of their journey through the perianaesthetic experience.

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