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First Nations, Inuit and Métis Program News and Annual Survey

   
The First Nations, Inuit and Métis Program has exciting program news to share and wants to hear from you through our annual survey!
  • Annual Survey
  • New and Upcoming Courses
  • Certified Trainings offered
Participate in our annual survey between September 20 and October 11 and you could WIN one of two $50 Visa gift cards!

Your feedback is important! We want to hear from you about your experiences this past year with the First Nations, Inuit and Métis Program. Take this short survey and you can enter to win one of two $50 Visa gift cards.

If you have any questions about the survey please contact:

Doris Warner, Engagement Liaison,
Saint Elizabeth First Nations, Inuit and Métis Program
289 997 5658 office or 647 462 8614 cell
Email. DorisWarner@saintelizabeth.com

New Course Just Launched!

First Nations Privacy of Health Information and Security (PHIS - Saskatchewan only). We are pleased to announce the launch of this course in partnership with the Northern Inter-Tribal Health Authority. This course will help to identify and apply privacy and security principles and practices for the purpose of protecting and enabling sharing of health information. 

New Courses Coming - Fall, 2017!

First Nations Cardiac Care Course contains subject matter content that is user-friendly and reflects applicable knowledge for community leaders and staff in all settings and will be launched this fall, 2017. 

First Nations Privacy of Health Information and Security (PHIS) Course will be available to all provinces and territories this fall, 2017

About the First Nations, Inuit and Métis Program (FNIM) Courses
 
Virtual education is provided at no cost to health care providers working in or with FNIM communities. Our national bilingual knowledge exchange network includes 13 online professional development courses, webinars, communities of practice, and 24/7 access to peers and experts. 

Course topics include:
  • Cancer Care
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Care
  • Diabetes Circle of Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home and Community Care Program Orientation (Manitoba)
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Palliative Care
  • Personal Support Worker Professional Development
  • Supporting Natural Caregivers
  • Trauma Informed Relationships: Building Safety and Trust
  • The Benefits of Physical Activity for FNIM Communities
  • Wound Management
Join @YourSide Colleague® at no cost Today! 
Three easy steps!
  1. Visit www.saintelizabeth.com/fnim
  2. Click on “Create an @YOURSIDE COLLEAGUE Account (grey button at the top left of the website)
  3. Select “Canada – First Nations, Inuit and Métis” and fill in the form. 
Within a few business days your username and password will be sent to you via email.

If you have questions regarding @YourSide Colleague please contact:

Suzanne Stephenson, Engagement Liaison
Saint Elizabeth First Nations, Inuit and Métis Program
Toll Free: 1.800.463.1763 Ext. 142971
SuzanneStephenson@saintelizabeth.com
 
Certified Learning with Saint Elizabeth Health Career Colleges

The First Nations, Inuit and Métis Program is pleased to now offer in partnership with
Saint Elizabeth Health Career Colleges certified training opportunities designed to meet the unique needs of First Nation community-based health care providers. Our career colleges are a national network of recognized and regulated not-for-profit colleges exclusively focused on health education. This program has been developed to support students who wish to minimize the time required to leave community and family to complete Health Care Aide and Community Health Representative training.

The following programs are currently underway in the Manitoba region:
  • Health Care Aide Diploma – Winnipeg, MB
  • Health Care Aide Diploma – Oxford House, MB
  • Community Health Representative Certificate – Winnipeg, MB
To discuss potential certified training opportunities to meet your learning needs in your region please contact:

Melissa Spence, Program Lead
Saint Elizabeth First Nations, Inuit and Métis Program
MelissaSpence@saintelizabeth.com
T: 204.632.7076 / 204.293.0679

To learn about certified training opportunities for your region visit our website or watch for upcoming e-blast announcements.