NSPE chapter education day 2023 – Charlottetown

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NSPE chapter education day 2023 – Charlottetown

May 12 @ 9:00 am 5:00 pm


Join us for a hybrid NSPE chapter education day. Virtual sessions will be available Friday, May 12, 2023. Ticket holders can attend a networking event in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, at Merchantman Fresh Seafood & Oyster Bar on May 10, 2023, from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. AT.

Sponsored by Canadian Institute for Health Information, and H.I.M ON CALL

Space is limited for the in-person networking event. The first 30 tickets purchased, will be included in the priority RSVP for the event. An RSVP email will be sent out to confirm your in-person attendance closer to the date.

You can look forward to:

  • Meeting health information professionals, CHIMA volunteers, team members, and board members
  • Participating in networking activities and education sessions on topics that matter to CHIMA’s NSPE chapter
  • Enjoying appetizers and a drink, included in your ticket cost

CHIMA professional members can earn 6 CPE credits with the Canadian College of Health Information Management for attending.

Deadline to purchase tickets: May 10, 2023 at 8:29 a.m. AT

If you have any food allergies please inform the wait staff at the restaurant of your requirements.


$59 – $118 $118 public | $59 CHIMA members *Plus applicable taxes

Agenda – virtual sessions

An NSPE chapter volunteer working group is currently filling the agenda with education sessions and networking activities that matter to our members. Details will follow in the coming weeks.

Time (AT)Type
9:15 am – 10:00 amHealth Informatics – One Person, One Record

The OPOR program is a digital health transformation project that will improve healthcare and health outcomes for Nova Scotia. The implementation of a modern, single clinical information system will automate manual and paper processes, standardize clinical workflow, and will provide patients and providers seamless access to health information, when they need it, where they need it.

Heather LeBlanc, CHIM
Clinical Informatics Lead, One Person One Record Program
Nova Scotia Health Authority
10:15 am – 11:00 amPrivacy & Conf – who, what, where, why, and how

Karen Hornberger
Privacy Team
Nova Scotia Health Authority
11:15 am – 12:00 pmData Integrity when it Matters Most

An account of the creation, development, and legacy of the Data Integrity Unit. An important partnership between Nova Scotia Health and Department of Health & Wellness for a Public Health Pandemic.

Julie Johnson RN, MN, BSc, DHSA, CPHIMS-CA
Team Lead
Nova Scotia Health
12:00 pm – 1:00 pmBreak for lunch
1:00 pm – 1:45 pmHIM Career reflection

Getting outside your comfort zone – Coming full circle in my career

Narrative on her own educational and career journey, this session will highlight Crystal’s experiences with anxiety and uncertainty and how they ultimately lead to strengthened leadership and interview skills.

Crystal Hirtle, BSc, CHIM
Nova Scotia Community College

A tale of two countries: My career journey and the future of HIM

This presentation will focus on the importance of knowledge-sharing across health systems to tackle common problems and highlight the valuable contribution that immigrants bring to Atlantic Canada. Claire will also highlight the talent she sees in her current students and why she truly believes that exciting times are ahead as the program continues to attract highly motivated and diverse students who are the HIMs of tomorrow.

Claire Murdock
Nova Scotia Community College
2:00 pm – 2:45 pmAbout RCP, why the data you collect is so integral to our success

A brief overview of the Reproductive Care Program/Atlee database. Understanding how important data collection is to provide better clinical care results in better outcomes for moms and babies.

Irene Gagnon, BA, CHIM
Health Information Coordinator
Reproductive Care Program of Nova Scotia
3:00 pm – 3:45 pmCurrent focuses at NSH & value of own overall education

Eileen MacGibbon, VPO, NSH
4:00 pm – 4:45 pmRelationship between privacy & records management

Privacy and RIM share common principles that can be leveraged to add value to a health care system. This session will explore that relationship and one example of this partnership in an org structure.

Jeanne Macdougall, BA
Director, Privacy and Information Management
Health PEI


Networking event

Merchantman Fresh Seafood & Oyster Bar
Next Door Lounge
23 Queen St,
Charlottetown, PE
C1A 4A2

4:00 – 7:00 p.m. AT

Our sponsors

cihi logo
H.I.M on call logo

Thank you’s

This event is happening with the help of:

Roberta Green, Community Facilitator, NSPE Chapter, CHIMA
Leanne Mutch, PEI
Rebecca Phillips, NS
Lynn James, NS
Naomi Buchanan, NS
Raven Wilson, NS
Karen Ssebazza, NS
Emma Brown, NS
Krissy Lefave, NS