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2017 Integrative Health Institute Conference: Contemporary Insights for Optimizing Health

The Integrative Health Institute conference promotes knowledge translation and networking for health care providers, academics, learners, health administrators, and other key stakeholders. This year's conference themes are 1) chronic pain, 2) mental health, and 3) health system transformation.
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  1. IHI 2017 Conference - Speed Talk Presenters poster [Download]

    Title: IHI 2017 Conference - Speed Talk Presenters poster
    Creator: University of Alberta. Integrative Health Institute
    Description: This poster includes photographs and biographical notes for the four presenters who gave speed talks at the IHI 2017 Conference in Edmonton, on October 27, 2017.
    Subjects: Public Health - Conferences
    Date Created: 2017/10/27
  2. IHI 2017 Conference - Afternoon Workshops poster [Download]

    Title: IHI 2017 Conference - Afternoon Workshops poster
    Creator: University of Alberta. Integrative Health Institute
    Description: This poster contains photographs and biographical notes for the speakers who presented workshops at the 2017 IHI Conference in Edmonton, AB.
    Subjects: Public Health - Conferences
    Date Created: 2017/10/27
  3. IHI 2017 Conference - Keynote Speakers Poster [Download]

    Title: IHI 2017 Conference - Keynote Speakers Poster
    Creator: University of Alberta. Integrative Health Institute
    Description: This poster describes 3 keynote speakers who addressed the 2017 IHI Conference, October 27, 2017 at the University of Alberta
    Subjects: Integrative Health - Conferences
    Date Created: 2017/10/27
  4. IHI 2017 Conference - Agenda [Download]

    Title: IHI 2017 Conference - Agenda
    Creator: University of Alberta. Integrative Health Institute
    Description: This is the agenda from the one-day conference of the University of Alberta's Integrative Health Institute. The conference was held from 7:30 a.m. to 5:p.m. on October 27, 2017 in Bernard Snell Hall, with break-out events in nearby venues. Breakout sessions focused on Indigenous health, chronic pain and mental health.
    Subjects: Integrative Health Conferences
    Date Created: 2017/10/27
  5. Indigenous Health Challenges [Download]

    Title: Indigenous Health Challenges
    Creator: Tailfeathers, Esther
    Description: Dr. Esther Tailfeathers works as a physician with Alberta Health Services in both Fort Chipewyan, in northern Alberta and Blood (Kainai) Indian Reserve in southern Alberta. Dr Tailfeathers speaks about the state of the health of Indigenous people in Alberta. She also addressed the determinants of health (rates of education, poverty, adverse childhood experiences, inter- generational trauma), as well as resiliency and cultural identity as protective factors
    Subjects: Opoid crisis - Indigenous people - Alberta, Fentanyl abuse
    Date Created: 2017/10/27
  6. Teamwork: Improved patient Experience, Patient Care and Patient Safety [Download]

    Title: Teamwork: Improved patient Experience, Patient Care and Patient Safety
    Creator: O'Beirne, Maeve
    Description: Dr. Maeve O'Beirne, University of Calgary speaks to what makes health care teams effective and the importance of strong teamwork in health care environments.
    Subjects: Teamwork in Health Care, Patient Safety - Teamwork
    Date Created: 2017/10/27
  7. Innovation in Health Practice: why is it so Challenging? [Download]

    Title: Innovation in Health Practice: why is it so Challenging?
    Creator: Sutcliffe, Simon B.
    Description: Dr Simon B. Sutcliffe, President International Cancer Control Congress Association addresses barriers and facilitators of uptake of change in health care.
    Subjects: Health care - Change, Health care - Value
    Date Created: 2017/10/27
  8. Regulation of Traditional Medicine (Be Careful What You Wish For) [Download]

    Title: Regulation of Traditional Medicine (Be Careful What You Wish For)
    Creator: Boon, Heather
    Description: Dr. Heather Boon, Professor and Dean, Leslie Dean Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto speaks to the process of regulation of traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture in Ontario and the unexpected consequences of regulation on some members of the practitioner community. Dr. Boon concludes that in regulation of TCM, "one size does not fit all".
    Subjects: Traditional Chinese Medicine - Law and Legislation - Canada - Ontario, Acupuncture - Law and Legislation - Canada - Ontario
    Date Created: 2017/10/27
  9. The Radical Redesign of Healthcare: The Why, What and How [Download]

    Title: The Radical Redesign of Healthcare: The Why, What and How
    Creator: Gaudet, Tracy W.
    Description: Whole Health is an approach to health care that empowers AND equips people to take charge of their health and well-being and live their life to the fullest. Asks "What do people live for?" Concludes with a video of a true story of 5 octogenarian Taiwanese men, all with illnesses who decide to ride motorcycles.
    Subjects: Whole health care, Aspirational model of health care
    Date Created: 2017/10/27
  10. The Impact of History on Traditional Asian Medicine [Download]

    Title: The Impact of History on Traditional Asian Medicine
    Creator: Wujastyk, Dominik
    Description: Dr. Dominik Wujastyk of the Department of History and Classics, University of Alberta discusses the practices of "ancient" medicines in the modern world. Iconography of the presence of medical practices in the modern world.
    Subjects: History of Medicine, Ayurvedic medicine - modern practices, Chinese medicine - modern practices
    Date Created: 2017/10/27