Webinar - Introduction to Indigenous Health Teaching

HOW DO I RESPOND TO THE TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION COMMISSION AS A HEALTH EDUCATOR?

PART 1- Webinar: Introduction to Indigenous Health Teaching


Description:

As Part 1 of a two part series; this one hour webinar will serve as an introduction to the historical and social determinants of health for Indigenous peoples in Canada. The importance of this knowledge for both teachers and learners will be discussed. A 15-min Q &A period is included.


Speaker

Dr. Kent Saylor is a member of the Mohawk Nation. He received his medical degree from Stanford University and completed his pediatric residency in the United States at the University of Washington, Seattle Children’s Hospital. His Canadian training was completed at McGill University - Montreal Children’s Hospital. Since 2000, he has worked as a consultant pediatrician with the Northern and Native Child Health Program of the Montreal Children’s Hospital. As a consultant pediatrician, he has provided care for numerous Indigenous children throughout Quebec. He is the former chair of the First Nations, Inuit and Métis Health Committee of the Canadian Paediatric Society. Since 2009 he has been involved with the implementation of the Indigenous Health Curriculum at the Faculty of Medicine of McGill and also serves as Director of the Indigenous Health Professions Program at McGill. He is the recipient of numerous awards recognizing his dedication towards the health and well-being of Indigenous peoples.


Learning objectives

At the end of this session learners will:

  • Identify and distinguish the groups of Indigenous peoples in Canada
  • Describe relevant historical-colonial events that impact the health of Indigenous peoples
  • Explain how social determinants affect Indigenous peoples' health

 

Accreditation

1 credit hour

This program meets the accreditation criteria as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and has been accredited by the Office of Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University for up to 1 Section 1 credits/hours.

Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.

This Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the Office of Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University for up to 1 Mainpro+ credits/hours.

Members of the American Academy of Family Physicians are eligible to receive up to 1 Prescribed credit hours for attendance at this meeting/event due to a reciprocal agreement with the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

 

Registration

REGISTRATION FOR THE NOVEMBER 2nd WEBINAR IS NOW CLOSED.

Once you have registered, the Zoom link will be sent to you shortly before each event.

* Note you must have a Zoom account to participate in this session.  If you do not have an account, you can create one at the following link: zoom.us/signup

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