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AGM: Active Nurses Algoma 2020

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It’s time to get ACTIVE and take ACTION on self-care and wellness in the nursing community! 

This year, 2020, the Year of the Nurse and Midwife, has turned out to be a remarkable year of recognition, challenge, and learning for nurses. However, it is important that amid these unprecedented and challenging times, we remember the importance of wellness among our nurses who continue to work tirelessly to keep Algoma safe and healthy. 

Safeguarding our own physical, mental, and spiritual wellbeing is important, as ultimately, the wellbeing of our health care providers and the care of our patients are integrally linked. This session is a step in the right direction to increasing access to self-care and building a community of wellness support for nurses in Algoma. 

We know upstream action is needed to protect the wellness of nurses, and that we must harness our collective strength and energy to keep caring – not only for others but for ourselves too! 

As part of Algoma RNAO’s AGM, we are bringing you a valuable session focused on self-care, physical activity, and overall wellness amid Covid-19 for our nursing community. Our hope is that this year’s AGM brings us together to network, learn, and remind ourselves that we matter and our health matters. 

Two guest speakers will be joining for this event, including: 

Lisa Folz, Coordinator and Professor of the Fitness and Health Promotion Program | Sault College, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Lisa Folz is a motivated and dedicated fitness professional in Sault Ste Marie, Ontario. She holds a BSc in Exercise Science from Lake Superior State University and is a Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist with the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiologists. Lisa has been the Coordinator and a Professor of the Fitness and Health Promotion Program at Sault College for six years and is dedicated to supporting young professionals with their career development in the industry. Her passion in the field is leading group fitness classes and providing physical activity opportunities for special populations. She has been leading group fitness classes for ten years and has developed and delivered specialized physical activity programs for populations such as deaf and hard of hearing, visually impaired, pre- and post-natal, and for many individuals with various physical and intellectual disabilities. Lisa is also the co-owner of Everyday Athletics in Sault Ste Marie and offers one on one personal training to community members. Lisa strongly believes in using a health-focused approach to reach fitness and health goals and that physical activity should be used as a method of self-care.  

Dr. Anthony Martin, DC, PhD, DNM, RNCP, DHS | Sudbury, Ontario

Dr. Martin has two PhDs in Clinical Nutrition and Natural Medicine. He is the author of over 20 books, including Serial Killers Two Hormones that want You Dead and Medical Crisis Secrets Your Doctor Won’t Share with You, and his soon to be released The Martin Clinic Reset: The Diet Your Doctor Won’t Share with You. He is the Producer and Host of the Doctor is In Podcast with over 2 million downloads.

Guided by our Master of Ceremonies, Karen Belanger, Algoma Chapter President, you will be provided with an update on the Algoma Chapter before moving into our two engaging guest speaker sessions and a Q&A period. 

We hope you will join us for this informative, interactive, and caring-focused event. 

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November 25, 2020 7:30 PM   through   8:30 PM
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