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June 15, 2022

Gender Dysphoria: A Changing Landscape

To review the changes in prevalence and presentation of gender dysphoria. To review the current gender affirmation model of treatment in BC. Consider an exploratory approach to treatment of gender dysphoria in youth.

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June 15, 2022

Upcoming change to REAP's Indigenous Cultural Safety Bursary

The $500 bursary that supports eligible participants who work or train in Rural Subsidiary Agreement Communities will no longer be available after June 30, 2022.

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June 15, 2022

Today! Ethics Lunch & Learn June 15 2022!

Please save the zoom details in your calendar and join Dr. Jeff Kerrie and Karen Shufelt in an engaging clinical ethics discussion at the June Ethics Lunch & Learn! June 15, 2022, Time: 12:00-12:45PM.

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June 14, 2022

Update: September 30, 2022 Statutory Holiday for Truth & Reconciliation

As in 2021, Island Health will again recognize September 30, 2022 as a paid holiday for the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

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June 14, 2022

Mental Health Act - Overview Webinar

The Province is requiring standard baseline education for all staff, leaders and physicians who work with patients being treated involuntarily.

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June 13, 2022

Celebration of Excellence - COVID Mass Immunization Operations team

Island Health's COVID Mass Immunization Operations team in Pandemic Planning is being recognized with a Celebration of Excellence Award for the Beyond C.A.R.E. Award of Special Merit.

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June 13, 2022

Internet Explorer 11 (IE11) Due to be Disabled

The Internet Explorer 11 (IE11) web browser is due to be disabled by Microsoft anytime from June 15 2022 (exact date not yet known)

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June 13, 2022

Updated COVID-19 Therapeutics Documents

BCCDC guidance documents updated include Clinical Practice Guide for the Use of Therapeutics in Mild-Moderate COVID-19, Practice Tool #1 – Assessment Guide for Clinicians, Clinical Practice Guide for the Use of Tixagevimab/Cilgavimab (EvusheldTM) and COVID-19 Vaccine (Ad26.COV2.S [recombinant]) Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine.

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June 10, 2022

Physician Psychological Safety 2022 Webinar Series: Bullying in Healthcare

Video recording from the May 31st, Physician Psychological Safety 2022 Webinar Series: Bullying in Healthcare. Please see the poster attached to join Dr. Mamta Gautam, MD, MBA, FRCPC, CPDC, CCPE, CPE psychiatrist at The Ottawa Hospital, in a series of four more virtual psychological safety webinars aimed at promoting psychological safety in health care teams.

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June 10, 2022

BCCDC COVID-19 Long Term Care, Assisted Living & Independent Living Report

A weekly update for Long-Term Care, Assisted Living & Independent Living Facilities.

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