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WeRPN has developed a series of FREE monthly educational webinars to support RPN professional development. RPNs can enhance their understanding of key topics ranging from research to continence to transgender health and more. See the WeLearn webinar topics below.

UPCOMING WeLearn webinars...

Watch this space for upcoming webinars for RPNs. We will cover topics such as Mental Health and Anxiety, Diabetic Education, Wound Care and more…

UPCOMING AUG 2022 - A Day in the Life of a Street Nurse - Aug 17 @ 7pm

Join us for a journey into street nursing. Find out what it means to be a street nurse. What is involved in the role, who are your clients and why is this role so valuable? What issues arise in street nursing and how do you prepare? What impact does a street nurse have in their community?..and so much more. Shaye Martorino is a Nurse Manager and RPN, with the Enhanced Shelter Support Program | Inner City Health Associates and will be shedding some light on a Day in the life of a Street Nurse. Join us!. Register here

UPCOMING SEPT 2022 - The importance of MENTORSHIP in nursing - Sept 14 @ 7pm

Details to come! Watch this space for more information and registration.

JULY 2022 - Bridging with BEGIN - Answering your questions

The Bridging Educational Grant in Nursing program – BEGIN. This new government program provides tuition reimbursement to eligible RPNs and PSWs enrolled in an accredited RPN-RN or PSW-RPN bridging program. To help understand what the Program offers and the eligibility criteria we recommend you join us to hear more about the program, timelines, eligibility and more. The Program is part of the government’s commitment to recruiting nurses to the Long-term Care (LTC) and Home & Community Care (HCC) sectors by supporting PSWs and RPNs to career-ladder to RPN and RN roles respectively. BEGIN is expected to: Improve the retention of nurses in the LTC/HCC sectors and foster a culture of excellence in LTC/HCC to make these sectors of choice for the nursing profession.

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JUNE 2022 - Understanding your Professional Liability Insurance - June 20 @ 7-8:30pm

Understanding your Professional Liability Insurance where you will gain a better understanding of how your PLP insurance protects you. Learn why your employer insurance may be insufficient. Understand the types of exposures you may face as nurses and receive tips on what you can do to protect yourself and how to avoid a professional liability claim. Missed the webinar?

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APR 2022 - the Diabetic Educator Role for RPNs - April 20 @ 7pm

Are you interested in becoming a Certified Diabetic Educator? Would you like to find out more about the journey and what the position involves? Join us for an evening of education and find out how a Diabetic Educator can assist in supporting healthier outcomes for their patients, and how you can apply this new knowledge to your own patients now!

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MAR 2022 - Creating positive, safe and productive RPN/UCP relationships - March 17 @ 7pm

Nurses have a professional obligation to delegate responsibly to other members of their healthcare team to ensure the safety of their patients. In this webinar, we help clarify the Unregulated Care Providers role, the nurse’s and UCP responsibilities, CNO guidelines, controlled acts, when to delegate, teaching, accountability, supervising, support and most importantly, how to create positive working relationships for all.

Hosting this webinar will be Norma Tomlin, RPN who brings her years of community support and regulatory expertise to the chat. Joining her will be Francine Georgopoulos, RPN with extensive LTC and CNO experience to further support the evening’s discussions.

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FEB 2022 - Focus on your own Self Care - Mental Health

WeLearn Webinar – Our Mental Wellness is being negatively impacted every day during this pandemic. We will discuss and address resources, supports and strategies that impact both nurses and their patients during this live webinar. Join Debora Cowie, Mental Health RPN, who will speak from the perspective of a front-line nurse with over 30+ years of practical knowledge. She is joined by Lindsay Killam of TELUS Health MyCare who provides us with insight into Mental Health app supports, resources, and strategies aimed at addressing the stressors faced by nurses at this time.

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