Posted on Tuesday, December 20, 2022 04:45 AM
University of Ottawa’s Office of Continuing Professional Development
Interactive, experiential learning program designed to provide a practical approach to quality improvement through skill development, the identification of practice data sources, leveraging your EMR and the application of QI tools to develop a practice improvement plan and its implementation.
Option of 4 cohort dates. Register early. All the 2022 cohorts sold out fast.
Early Bird Rate: $450 + HST per person
Posted on Friday, December 16, 2022 03:45 AM
To: Ottawa Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Travel Clinics, Walk-in Clinics, and CHCsDate: December 15, 2022From: Dr. Laura Bourns (Associate Medical Officer of Health, Acting)
This Public Health Alert summarizes recent updates related to MPOX (formerly referred to as monkeypox) risk, vaccination, case and contact management, and resources for MPOX virus testing in the community.
WHO recommends new name for monkeypox disease
In line with recommendations from the WHO and updates...
Posted on Friday, December 09, 2022 05:15 AM
To: Ottawa Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, MidwivesDate: December 7th, 2022From: Dr. Trevor Arnason, Associate Medical Officer of Health
Following a temporary pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ottawa Public Health (OPH) is resuming the annual process of assessing childhood immunization records for compliance with the Immunization of School Pupils Act (ISPA). To attend school in Ontario, students need to be immunized against nine vaccine preventable diseases or have a medical or...
Posted on Wednesday, November 30, 2022 09:00 AM
Influenza season has officially been declared in Ottawa. Immunization remains the most effective way to prevent influenza illness and complications, and this protection is especially important while other respiratory viruses, such as COVID-19 and RSV, are also circulating in the community.
Immunize Canada has developed new resources to promote the importance of influenza immunization in different populations. This includes infographics targeting groups at higher risk of influenza-related...
Posted on Wednesday, November 23, 2022 10:15 AM
To: Ottawa Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Walk-in Clinics, Travel Clinics, Emergency Departments and CHCsDate: November 23, 2022From: Dr. Monir Taha, Associate Medical Officer of Health
Ottawa Public Health (OPH) would like to remind you to report all potential rabies exposures to OPH as required by Ontario Regulation 557 (COMMUNICABLE DISEASES — GENERAL)under the Health Protection and Promotion Act:
- 2. (1) A physician, registered nurse in the extended class, veterinarian,...