Teleconnects

The Ontario Nurses' Association is hosting province-wide education over the phone -- called teleconnects -- in the following areas: 

The teleconnects we've had to date have been very successful. We hope to reach as many members as possible using this easily accessible method of education. Please see the information below for details on our pre-scheduled 2014 teleconnects, as well as details from our 2013 teleconnects.


Membership Education and Events Team (MEET) Teleconnects

The Membership Education and Events Team will hold 2 teleconnects in 2014. All teleconnects will be from 17:00 to 18:30. Information on the topic of each teleconnect and how to register will be emailed to leaders, posted below and can be found in the Education Calendar in advance of each teleconnect. Materials for the session will be posted below as soon as they’re available.

Contact information for MEET Teleconnects: Phone: 1-800-387-5580, ext. 2365 Email:  ProvEducationTeleconnects@ona.org

2014 MEET Teleconnects

April 23, 17:00 – 18:30 Internal Responsibility System (IRS)
In this teleconnect, users learned: 1) defined the IRS, 2) explored the roles and responsibilities of the employer, the Joint Health and Safety Committee and the worker, 3) examined the characteristics of a successful IRS, and 4) explored the role of the Ministry of Labour within the IRS.
Document Download: Please Post Memo: Internal Responsibility System (IRS) 
Téléchargement du document : Prière d’afficher: Le système de responsabilité interne (SRI)


May 27, 17:00 – 18:30 Election Process at the Local and Bargaining Unit Level
In this teleconnect, the learner: 1) identified what positions exist at the Local Executive Committee level, 2) identified what committees exist at the Bargaining Unit level, 3) understood how the elections are timed, 4) discussed the need for Local election policies, 5) learned about the role of the Local and Bargaining Unit Election Committee, and 6) examined the nominations and election process.
Document Download: Please Post Memo: Election Process at the Local and Bargaining Unit Levels
Téléchargement du document :  Prière d’afficher: Processus électoral au niveau des sections locales et des unités de négociation

MEET Teleconnects are open to all ONA Members.


Nurse Practitioner Teleconnects

Four teleconnects will be held in 2014 geared towards Nurse Practitioners. All of these teleconnects will be from 18:00 – 19:30. Information on the topic of each teleconnect and how to register will be emailed to leaders, posted below and can be found in the Education Calendar in advance of each teleconnect. Materials from these sessions will be either posted below or in the Executive Members’ section of the ONA website if they’re confidential in nature.

For more information about Nurse Practitioner Teleconnects, please email NPTeleconnects@ona.org.

2014 Nurse Practitioner Teleconnects

Nurse Practitioner Teleconnect 2- Thursday, April 3, 18:00-19:30 
Workplace Challenges for Nurse Practitioners
This teleconnect was an opportunity for Nurse Practitioners to network around issues and concerns they’re facing in all practice settings.
Document Download: Please Post Memo: Nurse Practitioner Teleconnect: Workplace Challenges for NPs
Téléchargement du document : Prière d’afficher: Difficultés en milieu de travail pour les infirmières praticiennes
Visit the executive members' section (login required) to listen to the audio recording and read supporting documents.

Nurse Practitioner Teleconnect 3- October 15, 18:00-19:30 
Update on Professional Issues for Nurse Practitioners
This teleconnect is an opportunity for NPs to network about professional issues and concerns they are encountering in all practice settings.
Document Download: Memo: Nurse Practitioner Teleconnect: Update on Professional Issues for Nurse Practitioners

Topics and target audiences of future teleconnects will be announced soon.


 Hospital Contract Interpretation Teleconnects

Four teleconnects on Hospital Contract Interpretation will be held in 2014. All of these teleconnects will be from 16:30-18:00. Information on the topic of these teleconnects will be emailed to leaders, posted below and found in the Education Calendar in advance of each teleconnect. Due to the confidential nature of these teleconnects, the materials from these sessions will only be posted in the Executive Members’ section of the ONA website.

Contact information for Hospital Contract Interpretation Teleconnects: Phone: 1-800-387-5580 ext 2365 Email: ContractInterpTeleconnect@ona.org

2014 Hospital Contract Interpretation Teleconnects

*Upcoming* Hospital Contract Interpretation Teleconnect 4- November 4, 16:30-18:00

This teleconnect will be an update for Hospital Bargaining Unit leaders focusing on new issues/developments for Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and the implications for our members. Please send in any questions you have prior to November 3 so we can ensure a fulsome discussion on our issues. These questions should be sent to ContractInterpTeleconnect@ona.org
Document Download: Memo, Hospital Contract Interpretation Teleconnect: Ebola Virus Disease – Update and Implications for ONA Hospital Members

Hospital Contract Interpretation Teleconnect 1- March 24, 16:30-18:00
Visit the executive members' section (login required) to listen to the audio version and to download supporting documents

Hospital Contract Interpretation Teleconnect 2-
May 26, 16:30-18:00
Visit the executive members' section (login required) to listen to the audio version and to download supporting documents

Hospital Contract Interpretation Teleconnect 3- September 10, 16:30-18:00
Visit the executive members' section (login required) to download supporting documents

Topics and target audiences will be announced soon.


Long-term Care Sector Teleconnects 

Three teleconnects will be held in 2014 for the Long-term Care sector. All of these teleconnects will be from 16:30 – 18:00. Information on the topic of each teleconnect and how to register will be emailed to leaders, posted below and can be found in the Education Calendar in advance of each teleconnect. Materials from these sessions will be either posted below or posted in the Executive Members’ section of the ONA website if they’re confidential in nature.

Contact information for LTC Sector Teleconnects: Phone: 1-800-387-5580 ext 2365 Email: LTCTeleconnects@ona.org.

2014 Long-term Care Teleconnects

Long-term Care Teleconnect 3- June 17, 16:30-18:00
Supporting documents for past long-term care teleconnects are found on the executive members' section (login required.)

Long-term Care Teleconnect 4- October 9, 16:30-18:00
Supporting documents for past long-term care teleconnects are found on the executive members' section (login required.)


Treasurers Teleconnects

Four teleconnects geared toward Treasurers will be held in 2014. Each topic will be offered at a different time on 3 different days. Information on the topic of these teleconnects will be emailed to Treasurers, posted below and found in the Education Calendar in advance of each teleconnect. Materials from these sessions will be either posted below or posted in the Executive Members’ section of the ONA website if they’re confidential in nature.

For more information and to register for Treasurers Teleconnects, please email TRTeleconnects@ona.org.

2014 Treasurers Teleconnects

Treasurers Teleconnect 4- Dec 1, 19:00-20:30; Dec 2, 14:00-15:30; Dec 3, 10:00-11:30

Topics will be announced soon. Target audiences are treasurers and supporting bookkeepers.
 


Health and Safety Teleconnects

Information about ONA's Health and Safety Teleconnects can be found on the Health and Safety web page.


Human Rights and Equity Teleconnects

Information about ONA's Human Rights and Equity teleconnects can be found on the HRE web page. Registration information will be circulated by e-mail to leaders and posted on the Human Rights & Equity Teleconnect web page in advance of each teleconnect.

HRE teleconnect email: registerHRE@ona.org


Professional Practice Teleconnects

Information about ONA's Professional Practice teleconnects can be found on the Professional Practice Teleconnect web page. Registration information will be circulated by e-mail to leaders and posted on the Professional Practice Teleconnect web page in advance of each teleconnect.

Professional Practice teleconnect email:  RegisterProfPractice@ona.org

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