Upcoming CON Events
5As Workshops for Family Physicians & Nurse Practitioners
The 5As of obesity management , incorporates the conceptual structure of the Best Practices in Weight Management document, the Canadian Obesity Clinical Practice Guidelines and the 5As methodological framework to specifically address the needs of overweight and obese patients and improve practitioners’ willingness and efficacy in providing obesity management and counseling to their patients. Mainpro M1 nationally accredited.
Space is limited for these events, so please register early.
Charlottetown, PEI - September 30, 2014, 8:00 AM-12:00
Howard Johnson Dutch Inn
100 Trans Canada Highway
For more information, please contact Mary Lee Barrett at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hamilton, ON - October 6, 2014, 7:30-8:30 AMAuditorium, Level 3, 100 West 5th Street
St. Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton's West 5th Campus
For more information, please contact Dianne Husband at: email@example.com
Guelph, ON - October 7, 2014, 7:00-9:00 AMArboretum, University of Guelph
College Avenue East
For more information, please contact Eda Robinson at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kingston, ON - November 11, 2014, 8:00-10:00 AMThe Harbour Restaurant, Portsmouth Olympic Harbour Site
53 Yonge Street
For more information, please contact Kristine Canty at: email@example.com
Ottawa, ON - November 12, 2014, 8:00 AM-12:00The Ottawa Hospital, General Campus, Auditorium, 2nd Floor
501 Smythe Road
For more information, please contact Shannon Porcari at: firstname.lastname@example.org
4th CON and DC Obesity Learning Retreat
October 30-31, 2014
Hyatt Regency Toronto, Ontario
370 King Street
Registration (prices do not include tax)
Obesity Management Certificate for Post-Graduates
Date: Friday December 12th, 2014
HSERC Bariatric Simulation Lab in Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (University of Alberta) Edmonton, Alberta
An intensive educational experience with a strong emphasis on the practical aspects of obesity management and the role of inter-professional bariatric care. This certification will build knowledge in the areas of:
* your role(s) as part of the interdisciplinary obesity management team;
* physiological, psychological and socio-cultural factors behind the current obesity epidemic in Canada;
* clinical assessment and medical management of obesity including prenatal care;
* safe lifting and transfer of large patients;
*hands on experiential learning in the Bariatric Specialty Care Suite and SMART Condo.
Cost: $450 CON Members / $500 Non Member
To book your accomodations, please contact the Varscona Hotel directly by calling Toll Free: 1 866 465 8150. Please use group code "Canadian Obesity Network" when booking to ensure you get the group rate. Group rate is guaranteed available ONLY until March 11, 2014. Complimentary parking, deluxe continental breakfast, evening wine tasting and high speed internet included in the group rate.
The Varscona Hotel is located at 8208 106 Street, Edmonton. A 10 minute cab/drive from the Bariatric Suite.
Canadian Obesity Summit
Canadian Obesity Student Meeting (COSM)
2016 Stay tuned for more details...