DNIG/MHNIG Webcast Series - Session 1

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

Updated with link to archived webcast: 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.

Certificate of Attendance will be provided. Join us to learn about ways to improve your practice.

Update: Session 1 webcast now archived online

Watch the archived Session 1 webcast on the OTN (Ontario Telemedicine Network) website.

Title: What's new/changed in the 2013 Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) for the Prevention and Management of Diabetes in Canada

Presenter: Aileen Knip RN BScN MN CCHN(c) CDE

Aileen will be talking about recent updates to the CPG, which provide evidence-based recommendations for healthcare professionals to consider in the prevention and management of diabetes. Aileen brings many years of experience in diabetes management, research and education. She is on the Executive committee of the 2013 Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Diabetes in Canada and is co-author of the chapter on "Diabetes in the Elderly".

You can also join the live presentation at:
Regional Mental Health Care London
Wickware Amphitheatre, 850 Highbury Ave, London, ON

or via videoconference at:
Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO), Boardroom A, 158 Pearl Street, Toronto ON M5H 1L3

Please note that participation in the webcast requires a computer equipped with speakers and an internet connection. Details on how to access a webcast or teleconference will be sent to your email closer to the webcast date.

You can register at DNIG/MHNIG Webinar Session 1.

Mark your calendars for Session 2 and Session 3:

Session 2:
Date: Thursday, May 15, 2014
Time: 1200-1300
Title: Diabetes and Depression
Presenter: Anne Finigan RN, MScN

Session 3:
Date: Thursday, June 19, 2014
Time: 1200-1300
Title: The Contribution of the Social Determinants of Health on the Incidence and Management of Diabetes in Vulnerable Populations
Presenter: Beryl Pilkington RN, PhD