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.
July 24 & 25, 2019 in Owen Sound, Ontario - FULL (Registration Closed)
August 7 & 8, 2019 in Edmonton, Alberta - OPEN for registration
August 28 & 29, 2019 in Toronto, Ontario - OPEN for registration
September 12 & 13, 2019 in Gander, Newfoundland - FULL (Registration Closed)
September 16 & 17, 2019 in Mount Pearl, Newfoundland - FULL (Registration Closed)
September 17 & 18, 2019 in Edmonton, Alberta - OPEN for registration
September 30 & October 1, 2019 in Sioux Lookout, Ontario - FULL (Registration Closed)
October 3 & 4, 2019 in Sioux Lookout, Ontario - FULL (Registration Closed)
October 16 & 17, 2019 in Edmonton, Alberta - OPEN for registration
November 13 & 14 in Toronto, Ontario - OPEN for registration
November 19 & 20, 2019 in Edmonton, Alberta - OPEN for registration
December 4 & 5 in Toronto, Ontario - OPEN for registration
December 17 & 18, 2019 in Edmonton, Alberta - OPEN for registration
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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