2019 Conference Sessions
Education & Events

Presentation and speaker details are still being unveiled! Check back for a complete list of sessions and speakers.

*All presentations are subject to change.*


Education Day Presented by COHNA-ACIIST (May 22, 2019):

Dealing with Recreational and Medical Cannabis in the Workplace

Presented by Dr. Jonathan W. Davids, MD, CCFP, FCFP, CCBOM, MRO (AAMRO), DIP. SPORT MED.

Is RN Prescribing RIght for You?

Presented by Pam Mangold, MN, RN

Independent Medical Examinations: Setting Expectations 

Presented by Juanita House, RN, BN, OHNC, COHNc, LNC 

Violence Prevention Starts With Civility and Respect

Presented by Sonya Tonkovich, CRSP

Legal Risks in Your Unique Role as an OHN

Presented by Madeline Hall

OHN Forum Demonstration

Presented by Brendan Webster, BN RN COHN(C) CRSP and Cindy McKay, B.A. Honours, R.N., B.N., OHNC, MBA


Conference Day 2 (May 23, 2019):

Shining Our Light Keynote

Presented by a panel of four Occupational Health Nurse colleagues.

Challenges in Managing Cannabis in the Workplace

Presented by Jillian Power, BNRN, OHNC, COHN (C)

Occupational Health Surveillance Tests and Medicals Across Canada from an Occupational Health Surveillance Service Provider's Perspective

Presented by Caroline Ouellette, RN, BScN, COHN(C), BComm

Responding to the Zeitgeist of the #MeToo Movement - Amendments to the Health Professions Act

Presented by Carol Zukiwski, Barrister and Solicitor

Additional speakers for Day 2 being finalized and will be announced soon!


Conference Day 3 (May 24, 2019):

Guided In Vivo Exposure Therapy for Adults with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): An Occupational Therapy Perspective

Presented by Leah Gatti, MSc. OT, B.A., Registered Occupational Therapist (C)

When The Right Thing to Do is Not the Easy Thing: How to Gracefully Address A Bully

Presented by Tammy Dunnett, MN, Founder of Communication Crossroads 

PTSD and Workplace Reintegration

Presented by Kathy Rolfe

What You Didn't Know to Know about Disability Case Management

Presented by Tracy Aiello, RN OHN-C