Webinar series

Webinar Series

The OOHNA Webinar series is structured to ensure participants are up to date with industry knowledge aiming to keep OHNs crucial and relevant within the business equation.


Date: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2019 – 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Facilitated by: 
Dr. Maureen Cividino, IPAC Physician, Infection Prevention and Control, Public Health Ontario

In collaboration with internal and external partners, including representation from OOHNA’s Executive Director, Drew Sousa, this document describes the prevention, early detection and management of occupational contact dermatitis in health care settings.

It is designed to provide direction and offer practical advice for the front line and for those who have responsibility for their education, training and supervision.

Evidence-based recommendations for health-care workers who have exposure to wet work, irritants and allergens in health care settings are provided, including the appropriate selection and use of gloves and glove liners. There are tips on practices to help prevent dermatitis; educate workers on skin screening to detect early dermatitis and recommendations for clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment and work accommodation.

Recording and materials will be available for purchase.

Ergonomics for the ‘Modern Office’

Date: Wednesday, November 6, 2019 – 12 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Facilitated by: 
Jennifer McGillis, M.Sc., R.Kin., CPE, PROergonomics

Office Workstations have changed a lot in the last 10-20 years, creating the ever changing ‘modern office’ which consists of telecommuting, non-dedicated desks, sit-stand desks, working in a vehicle or on a tablet (e.g. technicians or sales teams) and more. The problem is that the varied nature of these environments presents significant ergonomic challenges for employers.

This webinar will explore these common, yet non-standard, office workstations including their unique challenges and what recognized standards (CSA Z412-17) and the new MSD prevention guidelines as well as other workplaces are doing to tackle the challenges with these growing workplace trends.

Recording and materials will be available for purchase.

Persistent PTSD and What is involved in the RTW Following Occupational Trauma

Date: Wednesday, october 23, 2019 

– 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Facilitated by: 
Toni Harrington, Director of Specialized Services, Homewood Health and Dr. Sandra Primiano, Psychologist and Senior Director of Homewood Clinics and Homewood du Plateau

In this webinar, Homewood Health shines a bright light on PTSD and First Responders.

Learning Objectives:

  1. How to identify PTSD in nurses?
  2. What is the difference between PTSD and other conditions?
  3. Is PTSD different for Nurses than other first responders?
  4. What are the types of programs available to support nurses with PTSD?
  5. How to facilitate RTW for nurses?
  6. How to support nurses going through PTSD?

During Q & A, participants will have the ability to pose questions via written script as well as telephonically.

Recording and materials will be available for purchase.

The 5-Minute Recharge

Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2019 – 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Facilitated by: 
Addie Greco-Sanchez, RRP, RVP, CVRP, AGS Rehab and Lynne Everatt, MBA


Researchers have discovered the formula for living a good life, so why is depression still the world’s leading disability and anxiety the most common mental health disorder in North America? Most people don’t know what will truly make them happy, and far too few make proven wellness practices a part of their lives.

To cope with all the stresses we encounter, we need to actively care for ourselves, which includes heeding our ancient programming that demands that we move our bodies, connect face-to-face and get enough sleep.

Through their own research, Addie and Lynne have compiled the best of the best in wellness. The 5-Minute Recharge is an entertaining, informative and interactive book inviting reader participation in 31 proven techniques for thriving at work and in life.

Recording and materials will be available for purchase.

Register Today!


  • Visit the OOHNA Member Portal
  • Locate the Registration Area
  • Create a New Registration
  • Select Webinars
  • From there follow prompts to select the topic(s) you are interested in and enter payment information (note: OOHNA members receive preferential pricing!)


Download, complete and return the registration form.

Your seat will be saved once processing of payment is complete. You will receive an automated email payment confirmation receipt. Webinar registration is for a single registrant. During Q & A, participants will have the ability to pose questions via written script as well as telephonically.

Can’t attend live? No problem. We’ll be sending out the recording and materials after the webinar session to all registrants. Webinar fee is non-refundable.