Motivational Interviewing Skills for Tobacco Prevention and Cessation” will explain what motivational interviewing skills are, how to use them specifically toward assisting clients to quit smoking. Several popular teaching tools will also be discussed including a brief overview of novel ways to use tobacco including electronic cigarettes.
Speaker: Cinde Little, RRT, CRE, CTE
Water is the centre and the beginning of all life. It also plays an integral part in the Aboriginal culture and ceremonial practices, especially in relation to healing. Join us as Francis Whiskeyjack helps us learn about water from the Aboriginal perspective. There will also be an opportunity for questions at the end so come with any questions you may have.
Speaker: Francis Whiskeyjack
It’s a new year and with that comes thoughts of making this year the best year yet. Join us as Hal Eagletail helps us learn about spiritual well-being from a cultural perspective. This session is meant to be interactive and can be a fantastic opportunity to get your questions answered!
Speaker: Hal Eagletail
Life has many moments that take your breath away, Asthma should not be the cause of them. Join us as we learn about Asthma in childen from diagnosis to treatment to management, This session is meant to be interactive so come with any questions you may have!
Speaker: Kathy Courtney, Respiratory Educator, RRT
In this session we will discuss how to identify, prepare and protect your home against potential hazards. We'll also highlight the importance of smoke alarms in keeping you and your family safe. This session is interactive, so feel free to ask your "burning" questions!
• Learn to identify potential hazards
• Learn to protect your home from fire hazards
• Learn about potential damages caused by fire
Speaker: Leon Smallboy, TSAG Fire Safety Coordinator
This session will provide information about the types of burn injuries, prevention strategies, assessment and evaluation of burns, initial management in the community setting and criteria for referral to a burn centre.
• Identify four types of burn injuries
• Identify two tools for estimating the size of a burn
• Discuss prevention strategies to include in community education programs
• Discuss emergent care in the community
• Implement wound care for individuals receiving burn care in the community
• Identify when referral to a burn centre is appropriate
Speaker: Dorothy Phillips, FNIHB Clinical Nurse Specialist - Wounds, Ostomy & Continence