DNIG/MHNIG Webcast Series - Session 1

Thursday, 17 April, 2014 - 12:00 - 13:00

Session 1 of 3 educational sessions on the assessment and management of diabetes and mental illness

The Diabetes Nurse Interest Group (DNIG) and the Mental Health Nursing Interest Group (MHNIG) of the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) are pleased to invite you to three educational sessions on the assessment and management of diabetes and mental illness. Many persons are living with both illnesses, a dual combination that can significantly impact the quality of life. The sessions will be offered by webcast or videoconferencing through OTN.

Diabetes Education Pre-Conference in Kingston

Thursday, 10 April, 2014 - 12:30 - 17:00

Diabetes Distress

Presented by: Martha M. Funnell, MS, RN, CDE

This Pre-Conference Workshop will provide both knowledge and practical skills that will allow educators to effectively address emotional concerns and behavior change, with the goal of ultimately improving outcomes for patients.

Diabetes Education Conference in Kingston

Friday, 11 April, 2014 - 07:30 - 17:00

This Conference will be of interest to Health Care Professionals (e.g. Nurses, Dietitians, Pharmacists, Social Workers, Chiropodists, and Physicians) who would like to increase their knowledge about diabetes and/or are preparing for their CDEs. Participants may want also want to register for the Pre-Conference Workshop on Thursday, April 10, 2014 from 1230 to 1700 hours.

Congratulations to the SHKN Diabetes CoP, Recipients of the CDA/DES Practical Diabetes Resource of the Year Award

We would like to congratulate our colleagues at the Seniors Health Knowledge Network Diabetes Community of Practice (SHKN Diabetes CoP) for receiving the 2012 CDA/DES Practical Diabetes Resource of the Year Award at the national CDA conference this past October. The group received the award for their DVD based resource "Diabetes 101: A Comprehensive Learning Tool for Health Care Professionals in Long Term Care Settings."

The Council of the Federation Supports Recommendations from Nurses

See the following excerpt from "In the Loop" regarding the RNAO's BPG "Assessment and Management of Foot Ulcers for People With Diabetes." Very exciting!

CDA issues a petition to reduce the amount of sodium in Canadian food

The CDA recently issued a petition urging the federal government to continue its efforts to reduce the amount of sodium in Canadian food. Click "read more" and follow the link to sign the petition!

Diabetic Nursing Interest Group - Website Launch 2012

Welcome to the next exciting stage in the evolution of the Diabetes Nursing Interest Group (DNIG).

From today, this is the main home of ALL our newsletter, events, members’ voices, and resources. The new website also has exactly the same content as our old site, which we will be switching off altogether in the very near future.

We hope you'll enjoy this new, cleaner layout.

The executive team will post items of interest in the ‘News’ section. 

We encourage all members to comment on items they find interesting (no sign-in required).

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