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Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario Webinar: "Connecting the Dots: Cultural Competence and Tobacco Cessation Interventions"

Mar 31, 2016

Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario Webinar: "Connecting the Dots: Cultural Competence and Tobacco Cessation Interventions"

 

The Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO) invites nurses and other healthcare providers to attend a FREE knowledge exchange webinar to learn more about culturally sensitive approaches to tobacco and nicotine cessation interventions. Please forward this information to all appropriate contacts.

Title: Connecting the Dots: Cultural Competence and Tobacco Cessation Interventions

Date: March 31st, 2016 from 12 - 1 pm EST

Please join us for a webinar that will help unravel the complexities of cultural competence in tobacco and nicotine cessation interventions. This webinar will incorporate techniques to providing culturally sensitive care, will discuss alternative forms of tobacco, and anthropological perspectives, and will feature a successful case example from a presenter's experiences working with Indigenous populations in remote Northern Territory, Australia.  

Presenters:

Tiiu Sildva BN, MPH:

Tiiu is a Provincial Tobacco and Nicotine Intervention Coordinator at RNAO. As a Registered Nurse trained in Australia, Tiiu’s background is in international health promotion and community engagement, academic teaching, and hospital and community-based nursing since 2008. She completed a Master of Public Health in 2012 and has worked in health promotion planning and evaluation with Indigenous populations in Australia, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Tiiu has also worked at the University of Cambridge in Global Health and Genetic Epidemiology research and completed an internship in the Health Promotion and Social Determinants of Health Department at the World Health Organization in Switzerland.

Jennifer Callaghan BA, MPH:

Jennifer Callaghan is a Tobacco and Nicotine Intervention Project Coordinator at RNAO. Jennifer completed a Bachelor of Arts with a focus on Medical Anthropology and Spanish at the University of British Columbia. She has also completed a Master of Public Health at the University of Edinburgh, where she researched Public and Patient Engagement in health research, and focused on aboriginal and indigenous health. Jennifer has worked in the Campus Health Program at UBC on smoking cessation initiatives and also worked on a UBC research project, examining national university tobacco policies. Jennifer also has experience in health equity research at the Centre for Research on Inner City Health at St Michaels' Hospital, in Toronto, Ontario. 

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