HealthTalks

From November 2018 to March 2019, join us at the Reh-Fit Centre, 1390 Taylor Avenue, for a series of stimulating, interactive lectures on timely health and wellness issues by acclaimed experts from the University of Manitoba, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences.

To register call 204-272-3122 or email Ana.Mullen@umanitoba.ca

REGISTRATION OPEN TO ALL | FREE ADMISSION | ALL SESSIONS 7 - 8:30 PM


Wednesday, April 17, 2019

WOUND CARE SKILLS AND Q&A

Speaker: Susan Poiron RN
Susan is a registered nurse at the Health Sciences Centre who spent 16 years working on the Orthopedic Service and is now an integral member of the diabetic foot and complicated wound team at the Health Sciences Centre where she has worked for the past 14 years.

Speaker: Marina Potenza RN
Marina is a registered nurse in the Diabetic Foot and Complicated Wound Clinic where she has worked for the past nine years. Marina has past experience in wound care having worked on the Orthopedic Surgery Service and the Hemodialysis Unit at the Health Sciences Centre and she is a certified foot care nurse.

Past Events

Monday, November 19, 2018

TO VAPE OR NOT TO VAPE

Lecture 1: The cannabis debate

Shelley Marshall RN PhD
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

Lecture 2: Smoking cessation - to vape or not to vape

Speaker: Dr. Erin Knight MD, CCFP, ISAM
Medical Director, Addictions Unit
Health Sciences Centre


Tuesday, December 11, 2018

WHAT YOUR GUT IS TELLING YOU

Lecture 1: Irritable bowel disease
Speakers: Dr. Alexandra Ilnyckyj MD and Dr. Wayne Manishen MD, FRCSC

Lecture 2: Colon cancer update
Speaker: Dr. Ramzi Helewa MD, MSc, FRCSC


Wednesday, January 16, 2019

MAINTAINING BALANCE:
DECONSTRUCTING DIZZINESS AND FALL PREVENTION SKILLS

Lecture 1: Stop the spinning - a primer on vertigo
Speaker: Beth Wonneck BSc, MSc

Lecture 2: Fall prevention
Speakers: Rehfit physiotherapy staff Amandev Dhesi & Kelly Small


Thursday, February 21, 2019

HEART SMART GALS WON'T YOU COME OUT TONIGHT

Lecture 1: Making sense of cholesterol results
Speaker: Eva Stephens RN

Lecture 2: Cardiovascular disease - what women should know
Speaker: Dr. Olga Toleva FRCPC, MPH


Monday, March 18, 2019 (Cancelled)

MY SUGARS ARE UP - NOW WHAT? DIABETES UPDATE AND WOUNDCARE SKILLS

Lecture 1: My sugars are up - now what?
Speakers: Wound care nursing team

Lecture 2: Wound care
Speakers: Wound care nursing team

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

WHAT YOUR GUT IS TELLING YOU

Presentation slides

CancerCare resources:

Preventing colon cancer

Colon cancer screening

Getting ready for your colonoscopy


Wednesday, January 16, 2019

MAINTAINING BALANCE:
DECONSTRUCTING DIZZINESS AND FALL PREVENTION SKILLS

Presentation slides

Resources:

Staying on your feet

Fall prevention community of practice loop

Home exercises [PDF]


Thursday, February 21, 2019

HEART SMART GALS WON'T YOU COME OUT TONIGHT

Presentation slides – Dr. Toleva


Wednesday, April 17, 2019

WOUND CARE SKILLS AND Q&A
 
Presentation slides