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Novel Coronavirus (COVID -19) Update: Scenario/Discussion

Thursday, April 9th, 2020 1:30 – 3:30 PM






Medical Officers of Health Update on Novel Coronavirus and the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

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New Recordings

  • Fact vs Fiction: Nutrition Myth Busting

    March is Nutrition Month! To kick off the FNIHB AB Nutrition Team's activities - join us for this videoconference on separating fact vs fiction when it comes to nutrition. In the world of nutrition information overload how do we keep straight if we should be cleansing, fasting, keto dieting, buying organic, or trying the latest superfood trends? Our Registered Dietitians will help you bust some common myths and give you the information you need to make healthy choices.


  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID -19) Update

    Target Audience: First Nations Chiefs and Health Directors Objectives: Provide latest update on spread and impact of COVID-19, Outline key preparedness activities and FNIHB supports, Address questions

  • 1 of 3 CDC Team Immunization Biological Page Update

    FNIHB CDC will be transitioning over to using AHS biological pages for immunizations. This videoconference is for nurses who provide immunizations in First Nations This is the first of three sessions and will review AHS's biological pages for: DTaP-IPV-Hib-HB and DTaP-IPV-Hib Pneumococcal Conjugate 13 Rotavirus All of AHS's biological pages can be found at this website: https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/info/Page10802.aspx Please print the biological pages prior to the video conference.

  • Psychosis - Current Therapeutic Understandings and Approaches

    Logan McColl is an Occupational Therapist specializing in psychosocial rehabilitation for serious mental illness and other concerns.The experience of psychosis. Understanding & treatment of psychosis. How to empower individuals in living their meaningful lives, and to empower families in caring for loved ones


  • Alberta Opioid Response Surveillance Report: First Nations People

    This report has been compiled in collaboration by Alberta Health and Alberta First Nations Information Governance Centre.

  • Heart "Smarts"

    February is Heart Health Month! Join the FNIHB Nutrition Team for the latest and greatest in heart health

  • Medical Officers of Health Update on Novel Coronavirus

    Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses. Some cause respiratory illness in people, ranging from mild common colds to severe illnesses. Others cause illness in animals. Rarely, animal coronaviruses can infect people, and more rarely, these can then spread from person to person through close contact. Novel coronaviruses are new strains of the virus that have not been previously identified in humans.

  • Alzheimer Society Education Session

    Alzheimer Society will provide Tips & Techniques, whether you are a staff member or a family member, on how to support the person living with dementia.  If a person is repeating; not understanding why they can’t do something they always used to be able to; or even if they are expressing themselves in ways that they have not before, we will provide you with hints as to what you can do.

  • Transgender and Gender: The Basics

    What do you need to know to work competently with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming (TGNC) people? This seminar covers the basic competencies for working with TGNC people. 

  • Human Trafficking & Sexual Exploitation

    RCMP “KARE” is a Counter Exploitation Unit that investigates the deaths of several vulnerable missing persons in Alberta. Through investigational strategies, KARE strives to minimize the risk of murder to vulnerable missing persons within Alberta. These strategies have been developed throughout the implementation of the program and continue to evolve.


  • Nutrition and Mental Wellness

    Objectives: -To understand the link between nutrition and mental wellness -To understand how food choices and behaviors impact mental wellness -To identify nutrition strategies to enhance personal mental wellness


  • Syphilis in Alberta: An Update

    This presentation covers the current syphilis outbreak in Alberta, its epidemiology, the clinical picture of syphilis, its treatment and management, and the community’s public health response and follow up.

  • SAD Seasonal Affective Disorder

    For anyone who is interested in managing mental health concerns for themselves or others. This session will cover the “what exactly is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD”), the signs and symptoms, and what you can do to help alleviate the symptoms.


  • Facts about Food Allergies

    This session is a general overview to Food Allergies from the Nutrition Advisory Team First Nations and Inuit Health Branch. What a Food Allergy is, current allergy prevention guidlines, and how to manage some of the most common allergies.


  • Reviving Indigenous Midwifery

    Recount the history of the displacement of midwives and community-centered maternity care in Indigenous communities
    Understand the modern scope of practice of Registered Midwives, and their roles in improving maternal and perinatal health outcomes in communities through autonomous and collaborative care. Review pathways to midwifery education in Canada.

  • Grief & Loss: Learning to Companion Yourself and Others

    This session is about the journey of grief and loss. As professionals, we often companion others on their journeys. However, no one is a stranger to grief, so we will also learn how to companion ourselves in the grief journey.

  • Diabetes and Substance Abuse Disorder

    On World Diabetes Day, this session highlights some of the extra challenges someone may have living with diabetes and substance abuse issues. The presentation will include a brief review of basic diabetes information.

    This session is for anyone who is interested in learning more about diabetes and how to support someone living with diabetes.

  • Growing Up Online: A Toolkit for Service Providers Working with Children

    This presentation will provide service provider’s evidence – based practice information to use when they believe digital technology is problematic for children, youth or their families. Additionally, it will help service providers start conversations and carry out interventions and supports in partnership with children, youth and families.

  • Peer Support Schizophrenia

    Every presentation offers current facts about schizophrenia and similar disorders, and the impact of psychosis. Personal stories are shared to show the journey through illness and into recovery. Participants will gain knowledge of the value of peer support in recovery and gain insight into the effect schizophrenia can have on individuals. They will also learn about the programs offered by the Schizophrenia Society of Alberta (SSA), what supports and services are available through the program, as well as the referral process to access SSA programming.  Our goal is to reduce the stigma and discrimination related to mental illness through public education in Alberta communities.  

  • Suicide and Self Harm With Children and Youth

    This session will discuss Suicide and Self Harm with children and adolescent populations. We will discuss differences between Unsafe behaviors, Self-Harming Behaviors and Suicidality. This session will create understanding about warning signs and symptoms, and provide some ideas about how you can implement
    risk assessments and safety planning in the work that you do.

  • Are You At Risk For TB?

    Education for filling out the additions on the TB form.

  • FNIHB Immunization Update - Influenza Program

    FNIHB: Immunization Update - Influenza Program

  • Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) In Vulnerable Populations

    Watch this video to learn more about Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) in vulnerable populations.

  • Harm Reduction Series: Clarity on Cannabis- Cannabis 101

    Join us for the tenth session in the Harm Reduction Series as we discuss the basics of non-medical cannabis, identify key health   evidence, and discuss harm reduction messages related to cannabis use. This session will also explore what legal cannabis means for young people, including tools to support meaningful conversations and other useful resources for individuals, families and communities.

  • Safer Communities Initiative: Everyone Deserves to be Protected

    The Safer Communities Initiative session will introduce people to an easy to use service designed to protect individuals in their daily lives. By using a phone app that connects the individual to trained responders 24 hours a day, the Initiative aims to provide a safety plan to anyone who may need help in a time of danger.  

  • Immunization Update

    FNIHB Immunization Update - September 2019

  • Potty Training Myths and Tips

    Are you struggling with toilet training? Do you just not know where to start? Do you want more information on how to support parents/guardians with toilet training success? Watch this video to learn about successful toilet training interventions. Danielle from Wee Potty will be joining us to discuss elimination communication and other potty training supports. 

  • Animal Exposures Update

    Environmental Public Health Services - Presentation on the updated animal exposures form, and updated process for animal exposure follow up.

  • Harm Reduction Series: Blood Tribe Addictions Framework- Building on Rich Stories and Deep Wisdom

    The Blood Tribe Addiction Framework, Kattakinoona Awaahkapiiyaawa – Bringing the Spirits Home, was developed in collaboration between the Blood Tribe Department of Health, the Blood Tribe Chief & Council and Alberta Health Services in response to the on-going impacts and effects of the opioid crisis.

  • Health Link 811

    In this session, you will have an introduction to 811 Health Link, the AHS provincial telephone registered nurse triage and health information line


Unavailable Sites

The following sites are currently unavailable. If there are any questions please contact our offices at vchelp@fntn.ca  
  • Siksika Youth Treatment Centre
  • Driftpile
  • Cold Lake
  • Stoney (unit still working, but camera broke)
  • Eden valley
  • Footprints
  • Beaver First Nation



Today's Sessions and Registration Deadline

Today's Sessions
VC TypeSession TitleSchedule
Clinical SessionSiksika Discharge Rounds (2)Apr 07, 2020 09:15 ~ 10:30
Clinical SessionInfectious Disease - Chipewyan Prairie - Southport (2)Apr 07, 2020 13:00 ~ 14:30

Today's Registration Deadline
There is no scheduled registration deadline today.
Email: vchelp@fntn.ca Phone: 1.888.999.3356