Workshops

ISRCH / CREIS Workshops at a glance! Click the presenters’ name to learn more about their workshop or scroll down for details.

Session 1 – AM

  • Indigenous health in the Northwest Territories: Examining the Intersections of the Determinants of Health presented by Dr. Audrey Giles
  • OMG! Did you just Tweet that!? Médias sociaux comme outil de communication et d’enseignement en Médecine presented by Dr. Alireza Jalali

Session 2 – PM

  • Tête-à-tête: commotions cérébrales (Head-to-Head: Concussions) presented by Bianca Brigitte Rock
  • Design your first healthcare app – learn enough to be dangerous! presented by Dr. David Knox
  • Mental Health: Introspection and Every Day Wellness presented byTien Nguyen 

See workshop descriptions below!

Giles

Indigenous health in the Northwest Territories: Examining the Intersections of the Determinants of Health

Audrey Giles, PhD

In this presentation, I will explain the ways in which the determinants of health differ for Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada and the ways in which these differences affect the health of Indigenous residents of the NWT. I will draw on examples of my almost 20 years of work with Indigenous peoples in northern Canada.

Jalali


OMG! Did you just Tweet that!? Médias sociaux comme outil de communication et d’enseignement en Médecine


Alireza Jalali, MD

Médias sociaux comme outil de communication et d’enseignement en Médecine — Notre vie quotidienne est entourée d’outils de médias sociaux et les médias sociaux ont créé de nouvelles façons de communiquer et d’interagir les uns avec les autres. Les établissements d’enseignement supérieur utilisent de plus en plus les médias sociaux comme plate-forme de communication avec les étudiants, les parents, les professeurs, d’autres institutions et le public.
Cet atelier discutera du potentiel des outils de réseautage social et des comportements sécuritaires et professionnels concernant le réseautage social.

CADTH


Working Together for Better Decisions: Using Evidence to Shape Health Care in Canada

CADTH – Presented by Ashley Baddeley

CADTH is Canada’s health technology management agency responsible for providing health care decision-makers with the best available evidence on medical devices, clinical interventions, and drugs. In this session, we will explore the work of health technology assessment (HTA) and management as an interdisciplinary field, with concrete examples focusing on recent work in mental health and opioid use. Students can expect to gain a better understanding of HTA and the role collaborative, interdisciplinary work plays in shaping Canada’s health care system.    

IPHA


The Healthcare Team Challenge: Does Grandma have HPV? An Investigation of STIs in Long Term Care Homes

uOttawa Interprofessional Health Association (IPHA)

Please join the uOttawa Interprofessional Health Association as we host our most popular event – the Healthcare Team Challenge! Participants will work in teams and simulate the dynamics of a real interprofessional healthcare team. Teams will be given a case study surrounding a complex health problem, and will be tasked with working together to create a care plan to best meet the patient’s needs. Teams will be given the opportunity to present their care plans to IPHA executive members to be evaluated and given feedback. If you love problem-solving and teamwork, please join us!

Mindfulness for Student and Professional Well-being

Dr. Heather MacLean and Dr. Millaray Sanchez-Campos

Mindfulness has been shown to help prevent negative stress-related outcomes.  Additionally it can help foster better personal and professional relationships.  This workshop will review some of this evidence and will provide a hands-on, experiential introduction to the practice of mindfulness and discuss how it can be integrated into one’s daily life and work.

Rock


Tête-à-tête: commotions cérébrales (Head-to-Head: Concussions)

Bianca Brigitte Rock

Une introduction à la prise en charge interdisciplinaire et la gestion d’une commotion cérébrale (interventions sur les terrains sportifs et en clinique). (An introduction to an interdisciplinary approach to concussion management (field and clinical intervention).

YouthNet

StressLESS

CHEO YouthNet

YouthNet/ReseauAdo is a mental health promotion program that runs out of CHEO offering youth-friendly and engaging presentations. This presentation will be about STRESS! We’re going to talk about what stress and mental health are, how to manage stress, and why stress is sometimes good for you. StressLESS will also be sprinkled with mental health literacy and understanding stigma.


Evidence Based Approach to Low Back Pain


CMCC Inter-Professional Education Council – Presented by Dr. Fabrice Mallard and Josh Plener

Low back pain has an approximate 80% lifetime incidence in North America. 1 This workshop will revolve around the diagnosis and evidence based treatment of low back pain. The CORE back tool will be emphasized and attendees will gain an understanding of how the CORE back tool can be used to provide quick, evidence based sub-grouping for their low back pain patients. Aspects of the physical exam and treatment strategies will be explored through a hands on
portion.

Knox


Design your first healthcare app – learn enough to be dangerous!

David Knox, PhD, PEng

This will be an introductory workshop on engineering design for healthcare applications. We will cover the basics of designing software and/or hardware for healthcare applications. I will present two very different designs, as simple examples of inter-disciplinary collaborations that are still in process.
With a little bit of guidance, you will then do your very own wireframe-level design of a healthcare app. during the session. No software experience is required. However, you should come prepared to work in a dynamic team environment with people of different backgrounds on a real-world design project!

Mental Health: Introspection and Every Day Wellness

Tien Nguyen

An interlude of self-reflection: desire, motivation, and happiness in life

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