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The Health Design Lab at Emily Carr University is hosting a Health Design Showcase. The evening will feature a series of short presentations from Emily Carr University students working on health-related design projects. A variety of projects will be highlighted, including Health Design Lab projects (funded through industry and community partners) and student projects (from our undergraduate Med+ course). This event is open to the public.Find out more »
More than 50 stakeholders —including health care organizations, providers, governments, professional groups, patients and families, regulators, educators, and national and provincial agencies and associations — gathered to demand action on patient safety, with patient involvement key in every aspect of the strategy and action plan. Medication safety was one of five priority areas. Based on collective impact methodology, this large-scale transformational change initiative has been regarded as an exemplar by an independent evaluation. The panel will discuss experiences and lessons learned from the evaluation. The speakers will specifically highlight medication safety efforts that have transformed both policy and practice in Canada and around the world, improving health care experiences and outcomes.Find out more »
Sitting affects our health and posture. Learn more about the negative impacts of too much sitting, and how to reverse the negative effects.Find out more »
Many of today’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and two-spirit (LGBTQ2S+) seniors have experienced a lifetime of discrimination based on their sexual orientation and/or gender identity and expression. Many LGBTQ2S+ seniors are feeling anxious about the increased vulnerability and loss of independence that can accompany aging. Many fear that they will need to hide their sexual orientation or moderate their gender expression in some way to receive quality health care care in primary care, home care and residential care settings. In this Quality Café we will look at some of the experiences of LGBTQ2S+ seniors and explore ways that we can provide more affirming and inclusive care.Find out more »
This 1-day workshop will be of value to researchers, trainees, and research support staff interested in working with people from varied cultural backgrounds on their patient-oriented research projects.Find out more »
We’ve encouraged health care providers and patients to have “What matters to you?” conversations each and every day over the past year. Now it’s time to celebrate the genuine partnerships these conversations helped form on “What Matters to You?” Day on June 6! As we gear up for the celebration, we'd like to invite you to attend a lunch-time webinar where patients and health care providers will share their stories and experiences with starting conversations and building genuine partnerships. Join us to learn more about how “What Matters to You?” has impacted relationships between patients and care providers, and how it can be implemented within care!Find out more »
Gather skills, insights and understanding to support one’s self or others in end of life preparations.Find out more »
How much do Canadians know about patient safety and patient harm? How many people have experienced harm from healthcare? Is patient safety a priority? Should it be?
Do you want to know about patient harm in our healthcare system? Studies show that, as soon as you know the scale of the patient safety crisis, you WILL want to know more about it. Join this interactive session to learn the answers to these questions and gain a better understanding of the real-life experiences of patients and physicians faced with patient harm in the system that is supposed to keep you safe. Learn about resources to help keep you safer and empower you to engage in safer healthcare.
The Brown Bag Lunch series is a joint initiative between Northern Health and UNBC to promote health research in the North. Brown Bag Lunch is a series of free lunchtime seminars taking place the fourth Thursday of every month and features a variety of health research topics and presenters. The presentations are held at the University Hospital of Northern BC (UHNBC) and available remotely via WebEx. Each luncheon is scheduled for 45 minutes.Find out more »