PRevention PRactitioner training (in-person)
The BETTER program Prevention Practitioner training workshop offers an opportunity for professional development to healthcare professionals working within the primary care setting.
The purpose of the 2 day workshop is to provide healthcare professionals with enhanced skills in primary prevention and screening of chronic disease through hands-on training using role playing and patient case examples. The adaptation and implementation of the BETTER approach to enhance existing primary care settings' chronic disease prevention and screening efforts are also discussed.
Each session can accommodate up to 8 trainees.
REQUIREMENT: Trainees should be actively practicing within a primary care setting or be linked with primary care.
Learn about the BETTER approach and tools,
Understand how a tailored intervention provided by a healthcare professional, the Prevention Practitioner, can help patients and practices reach their chronic disease prevention and screening goals,
Apply the skills learned and explored, including motivational interviewing and shared decision-making, through a series of patient cases as Prevention Practitioner, and
Gain the tools needed to determine how the BETTER approach could be integrated into clinical practice.
*Local, in-person Prevention Practitioner training sessions can be arranged within Canada.
November 13 & 14, 2019 in Toronto, Ontario - OPEN for registration
November 20 & 21, 2019 in Siksika Nation, Alberta - FULL (Registration Closed)
December 3 & 4, 2019 in Red Deer, Alberta - FULL (Registration Closed)
December 4 & 5, 2019 in Toronto, Ontario - FULL (Registration Closed)
December 17 & 18, 2019 in Edmonton, Alberta - OPEN for registration
January 15 & 16, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario - OPEN for registration
January 21 & 22, 2020 in Winnipeg, Manitoba - OPEN for registration
February 3 & 4, 2020 in Rockwood, Ontario - FULL (Registration Closed)
February 11 & 12, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario - OPEN for registration
February 13 & 14, 2020 in Edmonton, Alberta - OPEN for registration
March 10 & 11, 2020 Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation, Alberta - FULL (Registration Closed)
March 17 & 18, 2020 North Bay, Ontario - FULL (Registration Closed)
March 31 & April 1, 2020 Olds, Alberta - FULL (Registration Closed)
For more information about how to register for upcoming sessions or if you are interested in holding a Prevention Practitioner training session in your area, please contact the BETTER Prevention Practitioner Training Institute:
The BETTER Prevention Practitioner Training Institute
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