• Training offer intended for the nursing personnel 2016-2020
Oct 28, 2016

The FNQLHSSC would like to inform you that, as a result of a new financial partnership with Health Canada’s Home and Community Care Program, it will be providing regional training intended for nurses in the Quebec First Nations communities.



The FNQLHSSC has focused on providing training based on the needs expressed in recent years by the nurses in the communities. Between now and March 2020, it will be providing training courses covering different home and community nursing expertise. All the training was organized according to the themes and topics presented in the following table:



Proposal – Training offer intended for the nursing personnel 2016-2020




Topic of the training


Pharmacology and nursing

Anticoagulant therapy

Insulin therapy for type 2 diabetes

Client- and family-focused care

Case management and interdisciplinary approaches

Therapeutic nursing plan

Integration of approaches adapted to seniors

Identification and assessment of adults with a loss of autonomy (MCAT, RSIPA, iSMAF, Prisma-7, etc.)

Self-care of chronic illness

Motivational interviewing

Best practices


    End-of-life care

    Pain management

    Update on wound and stoma care

    Clinical examinations

    Fall prevention


    Depending on the availability of educational institutions and trainers, the FNQLHSSC is looking to cover three to four training topics per year until March 31, 2020. In this way, access to the seven hours of accredited continuing education required by the professional standards of continuing education for the nursing profession in Quebec will be facilitated.



    The following table outlines the 2016-2017 training schedule for nurses.



    Calendar of the training planned in 2016-2017







    Mise à jour sur le diabète

    (In French only)

    Diabète Québec

    September 14&15, 2016


    Diabète Québec

    8550 Pie-IXBlvd.

    bureau 300

    Montréal, QC H1Z4G2

    October 18&19, 2016

    November 23&24, 2016

    January 18&19, 2017

    March 21&22, 2017

    May 24&25, 2017

    Diabetes Educator Course

    (In English only)

    University of British Columbia

    Interprofessional Continuing Education

    November 21 to 23, 2016


    Four Points Toronto Airport

    6257 Airport Road, Mississauga, ON L4V 1E4

    Motivational Interviewing

    (One room in English and one room in French)


    November 8 &9, 2016


    Delta Montreal Hotel

    475 President Kennedy Avenue

    Montréal, QC H3A 1J7

    Summary Clinical Examination of the Adult

    Mario Brûlé, RN, B.Sc., M.Ed.

    In English

    March 14 to 16, 2017

    Quebec City

    Location to be determined

    In French

    January 24 to 26, 2017

    In French

    February 14 to 16, 2017



    In order to assess the impacts of its training offer and improve its quality, the FNQLHSSC is working to develop an evaluation mechanism that will allow for measuring the scope of the training that will have been provided to the participants. In the coming months, members of your staff may be questioned in order to obtain feedback from them on the training in which they will have participated.



    If you have any questions, suggestions or comments relating to the training offer intended for nurses, please contact Kathleen Jourdain by email at kathleen.jourdain@cssspnql.com or by telephone at 418-842-1540, ext. 2706.