This course contains pre-learning for nursing orientation. It is required to be completed prior to the unit theory day outlined in your orientation schedule. The certificate of completion must be provided to your CNS on this date. Failure to do so will result in you being excused from the session.

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a two day interactive workshop in suicide first aid. ASIST teaches participants to recognize when someone may have thoughts of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety. ASIST is a mandatory course for current staff of the TBRHSC Mental Health Programs, it is mandatory that participants attend both consecutive days of training.

*Room location will be announced closer to training date.

Meditech Training for Spring Hire

GPA (Gentle Persuasive Approach) Training Course:

GPA is an innovative dementia care education curriculum based on a person-centred care approach. Designed for interdisciplinary point of care staff across healthcare sectors, GPA is delivered as four modules over a 7.5-hour day.The session is evidence-based, interactive and practical. GPA Certified Coaches guide participants to fully understand responsive behaviours in order to be able to respond effectively and appropriately in a workplace setting. GPA also includes respectful self-protective and gentle redirection technique for use in situations of risk.

By taking this course you will learn:

  • Information about dementia and person-centred care
  • How the disease process relates to a person’s behavioural response
  • How to apply emotional, environmental, and interpersonal communication strategies to prevent and diffuse responsive behaviours
  • Suitable and respectful protective techniques to use in situations of risk

Lead II only for Required Staff that need it for employment on specific units.

If your unit does not require you to be Lead II certified, please delay applying for Lead II until after June.

 

You are not currently registered for any upcoming sessions. You may sign up for any open session.

Title Location Room Date Time
Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre - Medical Professional Building Room 202C 11 June 2024
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre - 980 Oliver Road ICP Video Conference Room 2171 21 June 2024
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre - 980 Oliver Road Auditorium B 10 July 2024
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre - 980 Oliver Road Auditorium A 31 July 2024
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM