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Details regarding upcoming CAPWHN Webinars are available in this section. We encourage you to register early as space is limited.

Next CAPWHN Webinar - Wednesday January 24, 2018 at noon EST

(0900 PST, 1000 MST, 1100 CST, 1300 AST, 1330 NST)


What's the Harm? Examining Stereotyping of Indigenous People in Perinatal Services


Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize common stereotypes of Indigenous people
  • Identify  the impact of stereotyping on Indigenous women and families accessing perinatal services
  • Create opportunities for interrupting stereotyping of Indigenous people in the workplace


  • Lucy Barney, RN MScN - Perinatal Care and Early Childhood Development Specialist, Community Health and Wellness Services, First Nations Health Authority, Vancouver BC

  • Laurie Harding, EdD. (c), MSW, RSW - Integration Lead, San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Program, Indigenous Health, Provincial Health Services Authority, Vancouver BC

One-hour live webinars are open to members and non-members in Canada. Webinars are recorded and the recordings are posted for future viewing by CAPWHN members only.


Registration: Once the webinar information has been distributed, send an email with your name, institution (if applicable), and email address to CAPWHN. A confirmation email with instructions to join the webinar will be distributed one week before the webinar.



(requires login to members only site)

May 10 - The Role of Nurses in Supporting Families who are Pregnant After Perinatal Loss: Care, Leadership, and Advocacy

January 25 - Spontaneous Labour Matters - Evidence-based practices



June 21 - Providing LGTB2S-Inclusive Care During the Perinatal Period 

May 19 - From the Ground Up: Designing and Delivering a Youth Focused Breastfeeding Program


February 4 - Hypertension in Pregnancy - what you need to know

April 9 - Bethesda Regional Health Centre Presents... A Manitoba Baby Friendly Initiative (BFI) Success Story

May 6 - The Nitty Gritty of Newborn Assessment

June 25 - Milk Banking and Milk Sharing 2015 - a BC experience

October 7 - Unintended Pregnancy in Canada: Can we do better?
April 3 - Woman Abuse in the Perinatal Period
May 13 - How can Pharmacists support Women who are Breastfeeding?
May 27 - Preconception and Maternal Obesity
June 17 - Acceptabilité, faisabilité et effets estimés de l'expression de lait maternel au chevet du nouveau-né prématuré (Acceptability, feasibility and expected outcomes of breast milk expression at the neonate’s bedside - presented in French only)
September 26 - HIV point-of-care testing Testing in Obstetrical Triage

November 19 and 20, 2014 - CAPWHN / Johnson's webinar "The Healthy Skin Connection: A Canadian Perspective on Neonatal Skin Care and Skin-to-Skin Best Practices". The recording is available here.


Recordings of past Webinars are available to CAPWHN members only.  Simply log in to the members only section of the website and click on Webinars.



New job postings available at Cowichan District Hospital in Duncan BC. Click to access all current job postings.


Thank you to our sponsors - we greatly appreciate your support! Thank you to the 2017 Conference exhibitors. We hope you found the conference beneficial. Save the dates for the next conference, October 11-13, 2018 in Ottawa!




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