Brushing Up On Mouth Care: The educational video series focusing on personal daily mouth care. This video series was developed by the Atlantic Health Promotion Research Centre (AHPRC), Faculty of Dentistry and Capital Health as part of the “Brushing Up On Mouth Care Project” funded by NSHRF. It is on sale now at the Dalhousie University Health Sciences Bookstore for $49.98. The series includes 5 videos: (1) oral care basics, (2) brushing techniques and oral health products, (3) considerations for dementia, (4) considerations for palliative care and (5) oral health assessments. The videos will help care providers improve personal daily mouth care for frail or dependent older adults. To order click on the link
The Atlantic Health Promotion Research Centre (AHPRC) and the Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation co-hosted a Knowledge Translation (KT) training workshop on Aug 27-28 at Dalhousie University. Forty people from 10 institutions participated in the 2 day workshop.
The highly regarded interactive workshop helped researchers, KT professionals and educators develop their skills and competencies for creating and implementing a KT plan aimed at: improving research impact; promoting research utilization; and ensuring that research findings are used. For more information about the Scientist Knowledge Translation Training Workshop see http://www.sickkids.ca/Learning/AbouttheInstitute/Programs/Knowledge-Translation/Scientist-Knowledge-Translation-Training-Workshop/Scientist-Knowledge-Tranlation-Training-Workshop.html
Thirteen workshop participants were affiliates of the Faculty of Health Professions, including: Sandra Crowell, Meredith Flannery, Susan McWilliam, Mary McNally (AHPRC), Grace Warner and Heidi Lauckner (Occupational Therapy), Susan Hutchinson, Jessie Lee MacIsaac, Terry Murray-Arnold, and Tarra Penney (Health and Human Performance), Anne Mahalik (Health Sciences), Tanis Jurgens, Ingrid Sketris, Anne Marie Whelan (Pharmacy).