COVID-19 webinars

COVID-19 #TogetherWeCanDoIt Webinar
COVID-19 Webinar Series

RNAO’s CEO Doris Grinspun hosts free webinars for health providers related to COVID-19. The complete series of webinars are archived for viewing . 


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Continuing the Conversation: An Open Forum for Nurses

During these forums, RNAO facilitates open discussions and holds breakout sessions for participants to discuss themes identified in the previous forums, such as dealing with multiple losses, taking care of yourself, burnout and more.

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LTC NP COVID-19 Webinars
LTC NP COVID-19 Webinars

In an effort to support NPs working in long-term care through the COVID-19 pandemic, RNAO is facilitating monthly meetings to discuss clinical and other issues so colleagues can exchange best practices through rapid learning to tackle their situations and support one another. NPs working in LTC are encouraged to join these meetings.

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Nursing Now and RNAO

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On April 22, 2020, RNAO CEO Doris Grinspun and colleagues led Nursing Now's webinar, "COVID-19: Speaking Out for Health, Speaking Out for Nursing." The Spanish version of the webinar took place on April 30, 2020.

The webinar focused on RNAO’s pandemic response, including our multi-pronged approach to protecting the public, supporting nurses, as well as other health providers.


Foot Care Nurses Forum: Dialogue and Discussion (May 28, 2020)

To address the needs expressed by the nurses who provide foot care services in a variety of settings (home care, retirement homes, long-term care, community clinics, and etc.), members of the IABPG and policy teams, along with Dr. Doris Grinspun hosted a webinar for foot care nurses.

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Indigenous Peoples webinar
Indigenous focused webinars
Connecting Culture, Land and Wellness to Indigenous Youth Webinar (April 20, 2021)

This webinar is in partnership with the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO), Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN), Chiefs of Ontario (COO), the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Shkaabe Makwa, the Canadian Indigenous Nurses Association (CINA) and Ontario First Nation Young Peoples Council (OFNYPC).

Sken:nen, Mino-Bimaadziwin: Understanding Wellness In Indigenous Wisdom Traditions For Caregivers Webinar (March 2, 2021)

This webinar is in partnership with the RNAO, NAN, COO, CAMH, Shkaabe Makwa and the Canadian Indigenous Nurses Association (CINA).

Plenary introduction session:

Kevin Deer: 

Mary Deleary:

Theresa Fiddler:

Perry McLeod: 

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Traditional Indigenous Approaches to Mental Health and Well-Being of Health-Care Providers Supporting First Nations During the COVID-19 Pandemic (June 24, 2020)

This webinar is in partnership with the RNAO, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)| Shkaabe Makwa, Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN), Chiefs of Ontario (COO) and Indigenous Services Canada (ISC).